Archive for July 23rd, 2009

Sri Lanka’s Successful War on Terror Irks West Double Standards Evident in the West’s Attitude to Sri Lanka

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Dr Sanjiva Wijesinha http://www.suite101.com/profile.cfm/sanjiva One of the few nations in modern times to militarily defeat a terrorist Movement, Sri Lanka now faces criticism by self-appointed guardians of Human Rights in the West. From the viewpoint of Western, based organizations like New York based Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, Sri Lanka’s recently concluded war on […]

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CHANNEL 4 INTERVIEW IN UK OF KP WAS FULL OF CONTRADICTIONS AND THE INTERVIEWER DID NOT WANT TO ASK EMBARRASSING QUESTIONS

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Kumaran Pathmanathan who helped the world’s most ruthless terrorist group, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to build their military might and their vicious suicide bomber network made self contradictory statements in an interview with London’s Channel 4 Television news.  The man accepted as a the leader of a section of […]

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EROS accused British TV channel over glorifying terrorism

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

By Janaka Alahapperuma  Nesan Shankar Raji, Senior leader and spokesperson of Eelam Revolutionary Organisation (EROS) and their political wing which is actively involve in democratic political main stream in East and North of Sri Lanka, Eelavar Democratic Front (EDF) issued a statesment on newly appointetd LTTE leader Kumaran Pathmanathan allias KP’s TV interview on UK […]

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No to India -Sri Lanka, bridge proposal

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Ben Silva I am referring to the proposal  for the India – Sri Lanka Bridge ref: http://www.amarasara.info/hotnews/20090719-02.htm  Amal Kumarage, chairman of the island’s National Transport Commission, said the bridge will help Sri Lanka regain its regional identity and be part of a continent. Threats have been made by South Indian politicians that they will use […]

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G. L. PEIRIS SAYS THE IMF LOAN SRI LANKA IS GETTING IS THE BIGGEST EVER IN ITS HISTORY

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Professor G.L. Peiris, the Sri Lankan cabinet minister who actively campaigned in Washington DC to obtain the IMF loan said yesterday in Colombo the US $2.5 billion loan Sri Lanka is getting is the biggest ever loan the island nation has ever got in its history.  “We are getting the loan in […]

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ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK INCREASES ITS LOAN TO SRI LANKA BY FIFTY PERCENT NEXT YEAR FOR REBUILDING

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana To rebuild the ruined economy of Sri Lanka by the 26-year old war with the Tamil Tigers Asian Development Bank (ADB) has decided to increase its loan for 2010 by 50 percent , the bank sources said. Accordingly Sri Lanka’s annual allocation of US $200 million has been increased to US $ […]

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SRI LANKANS IN GREATER WASHINGTON AREA CONTRIBUTE FOR API WENUWEN API FUND

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Embassy of Sri Lanka, Washington D.C Members of the Sri Lankan community in the Washington, D.C. area raised thousands of dollars Saturday for a housing program that will help members of Sri Lanka’s armed forces buy homes. The July 18 event occurred simultaneously at the homes of Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya and five diplomats assigned to […]

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Russia contributes US$500,000 for UNHCR humanitarian programmes in Sri Lanka

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

MEDIA RELEASE The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Office at Geneva The government of the Russian Federation has generously contributed US$500,000 to the budget of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to be earmarked for UNHCR programmes in Sri Lanka aimed at addressing the current humanitarian […]

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Foreign Buddhist delegation met president.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

By Janaka Alahapperuma (Pix Sudath silva) Most Ven. Sudham Sudhammo Thero, the executive assistant abbot of Wat Phra Dhammakaya, Thailand and the President of the Buddhist Federation of Australia, and his delegation visited Temple Trees on 22nd of July. Buddhist delegation thanked President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the meeting for giving opportunity to researches Utilize Ola-leave […]

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THE PARTIAL JUSTICE

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

ALI SUKHANVER The Mumbai Attacks have turned the Indo-Pak relationship to such a blind alley where there is neither a ray of hope nor a gleam of optimism. We may call it a dead -lock. The question arises; who is getting the benefit of this dead-lock; Pakistan or India? Whosoever is the beneficiary of these […]

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Shame On You Danish Kaneria!

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Top Spin By Suni For LankaWeb Cricket July 22nd 2009 Perhaps Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria who has been found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct on day two of the ongoing Test at the SSC Stadium in Colombo needs to be taught a thing or two about personal conduct while playing the Gentlemen’s […]

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SRI LANKAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS VISIT SRI LANKAN EMBASSY

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Embassy of Sri Lanka, Washington DC A group of 30 Sri Lankan high school students visited the Embassy of Sri Lanka last week. They met with the Embassy staff and posed questions about issues such as the recent victory over the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, internally displaced persons and Sri Lanka’s relations with the […]

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