Archive for July 24th, 2009

A majority with an inferiority complex?

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Ramanie de Zoysa It was Samuel Taylor Coleridge who said that “Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself will need reforming”; this would be a visionary statement for Sri Lanka post- Prabhakaran with key words being “ƒ”¹…”weak minds’ and “ƒ”¹…”excess’.  The Sri Lankan military created world history […]

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Britain Opposed the IMF Loan to Sri Lanka!

Friday, July 24th, 2009

By Garvin Karunaratne, formerly of the Administrative Service of Sri Lanka It is reported today that Britain is taking up the position at the IMF Board Meeting that  Sri Lanka should not be given the loan of US $ 1.9 billion on the grounds that Sri Lanka has violated Human Rights  in holding close upon […]

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PRESIDENT RAJAPAKSA SAYS THE VOTERS OF BADULLA SHOULD SHOW THE WORLD THAT THEY ENDORSE ELIMINATION OF TERRORISM

Friday, July 24th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Photos by Sudath Silva President Mahinda Rajapaksa said in Kandy addressing four thousand former opposition UNP members and leaders from Badulla District, who are voting in a Provincial Council election on August 8 that the voters should show the world in an unwavering and determined manner that they endorse the policies of […]

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IN AN UNPRECEDENTED ANTI-SRI LANKAN MOVE BRITAIN IS GOING TO BLOCKADE THE IMF LOAN

Friday, July 24th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Britain’s Foreign Secretary David Miliband who travelled to Sri Lanka to save Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam leader Velupillai Prabhakaran wilL also take the unprecedented move of doing everything to block the IMF loan to Sri Lanka , according to a news story appearing in the Times online. The Reuter correspondent who […]

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Sri Lanka Guardian’s shameful “exclusive report”, is to hit Karuna below the belt.

Friday, July 24th, 2009

By Charles.S.Perera There are certain accepted norms that should not be over stepped in civilized societies, in speech, word, or action. It is  to maintain a decorum in respect of a person’s intimate and personal relationships. That should be more so in written or electronic  media.  These accepted norms are not followed by some for […]

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ANOTHER WOMAN VICTIM ATTACKED BY THE SERIAL RAPIST KILLER WHO MURDERED MICHELLE SAMARAWEERA IS FOUND

Friday, July 24th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana New Scotland Yard , who are investigating into the murder and rape of the Sri Lankan woman Michelle Samaraweera (35) said in the course of their investigation about the serial rapist killer who attacked her  an additional woman victim has also been found.  “Police investigating the murder of Michelle Samaraweera and the […]

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Northeast India : Where protector turns killer

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Nava Thakuria The police highhandedness in India is not a new phenomenon. And the scaredness towards the “ƒ”¹…”men in uniform’ is omnipresent in the society from rural to urban, low to high class and the poor to rich one. Because, it is well accepted in the Indian society, the police can be nobody’s trusted friends. […]

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