Archive for July 16th, 2009

13th Amendment: A Lost Cause

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

by  Gomin Dayasri     The 13th amendment has been in existence for over 20 years and it has brought no relief to Sri Lanka. Nobody has a word of praise for it except the few politicians who have obtained office under its dispensation and enjoy the perks associated with such office. None see it as a […]

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SCIENTISTS DISCOVER A BETTER SYSTEM OF DETECTING KILLER TSUNAMIS IN TIME BY STUDYING SRI LANKA BOXING DAY SATELLITE IMAGES

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana By extensively using satellite photos of the Boxing Day Tsunami of Sri Lanka scientists have discovered a better way of detecting killer tsunamis in time to evacuate people, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said. By studying satellite images of the Indian Ocean in December 2004 the scientists were able to […]

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Sri Lanka’s Post Conflict Agenda to empower our people: Minister Bogollagama

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Public Communications Division Media Release  The Hon. Rohitha Bogollagama Minister of Foreign Affairs delivered a speech at the Prestigious China Institute of International Studies ( CIIS) in Beijing on 02nd July 2007on the topic “Post “”…” Conflict Sri Lanka and the way forward” I am pleased to be at this prestigious Institute, the CIIS this […]

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REMARKS BY ARMY GENERAL RAUL CASTRO RUZ, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CUBA, AT THE 15TH NAM SUMMIT, SHARM EL SHEIKH, EGYPT, JULY 15, 2009

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

INFORMATION OFFICE OF CUBA Your Excellency Mr. Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt: Distinguished Heads of State or Government: Ladies and Gentlemen: On behalf of my delegation I wish to express our appreciation to the Egyptian government and people for their warm welcome. We are convinced that this 15th Summit Conference […]

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Morocco’s Local Elections and Decentralization

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

By Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir On June 12th, 2009, the same day that Iran had its contentious presidential elections, Moroccans also went out to polls to participate in local elections. In stark contrast, Morocco’s elections were viewed to be both free and fair, and boasted a 15 percent increase in turnout from the 2007 parliamentary elections. […]

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