Archive for August 17th, 2009

GENERAL SARATH FONSEKA SAYS IDP’S CANNOT BE RESETTLED HAPHAZARDLY AND IT SHOULD BE DONE IN A METHODICAL MANNER

Monday, August 17th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana General Sarath Fonseka said in Kandy the Internally Displaced persons in welfare centres run by the government cannot be easily resettled in their villages haphazardly but in a very methodical manner due to very many factors important for the benefit of them as well as for the country. “Some people think it […]

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Change of Guard

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Ganeesha David The cricket captaincy of Sri Lanka changed hands with consummate ease. As reckoned Kumar Sangakkara proved captain “ƒ”¹…”le magnifique’. Opening his occupancy with theT20 world cup final, a format in which Sri Lanka was not even remotely expected to figure in, the new guard to slithered into business. Taking on the same opponents […]

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BRITAIN’S THE INDEPENDENT RECORDS THE DAWN OF PEACE IN SRI LANKA HAS RESULTED IN A RAPID JUMP IN TOURIST ARRIVALS.

Monday, August 17th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Britain’s The Independent newspaper has reported that the dawn of peace in Sri Lanka has resulted in a rapid jump of the number of tourists coming to the country- “a leap that officials say represents part of the peace dividend.” Quoting Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority the report said tourist arrival in […]

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CARETAKE OF MADHU REV. EMILIANUS PILLAI SAYS TAMIL TIGERS BROKE THEIR AGREEMENT WITH THEM AND MOVED FIGHTING INSIDE THE CHURCH

Monday, August 17th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Rev. S. Emilianus Pillai one time caretaker of the Madhu shrine told the Time magazine that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) broke an agreement with the church not to move into the church compound, and moved mortar launchers in the church property and started firing for hours. Telling his main […]

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Govt. warns of move to have Tigers posing as civilians freed

Monday, August 17th, 2009

by Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Dismissing UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe’s criticism that nearly 280,000 displaced persons had been held at camps in the Vavuniya region against their wish, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa accused the Opposition of playing politics with essentially a security issue. The Defence Secretary warned that LTTE terrorists masquerading as civilians, now […]

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United Tamil Council of Canada

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada August 17, 2009 To Hon. Maria Minna, Liberal MP for Beaches-East York Hon. John McCallum, Liberal MP for Markham-Unionville John McKay, Liberal MP for Scarborough-Guildwood Andrew Kania, Liberal MP for Brampton West Derek Lee, Liberal MP for Scarborough-Rouge River Yasmin Ratansi, Liberal […]

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NUCLEAR SAFETY IN INDIA

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Saman Malik India has not ratified the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Yet, it has been exempted from nuclear restrictions imposed on non-signatories. The West has accorded preferential treatment to India ostensibly in consideration of her `immaculate’ nuclear safety record. India’s Nuclear Power Corporation boisterously claims: “NPC engineers have shared their expertise internationally by participating in safety […]

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මාධ්‍ය නිවේදනය – ලංකා ගුරුසේවා සංගමය

Monday, August 17th, 2009
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REMOVE ALL MILITARY CAMPS in JAFFNA !- Demands TNA/LTTE Suresh Premachandran

Monday, August 17th, 2009

by Hela Puwath ” “¦remove all the military camps in Jaffna”¦” says Parliamentarian Suresh Premachandran of TNA, proxy for LTTE – reported by Colombo Page, August 15, 2009. This is not from 2004.  This is August 2009, just 3 months after the terrorist LTTE was crushed.  Now begins the campaign by the Racist Tiger Movement […]

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PRESIDENT SHOULD AVOID CHEAP POPULARITY

Monday, August 17th, 2009

by Hela Puwath Dilrook Kannangara is right-on when he says the president should avoid cheap popularity.  At this stage of the game, the president doesn’t need to seek popularity, embracing people and kissing babies, and all kinds of public appearances in front of large crowds – even inside Temple Trees.  “Today we were unlucky, but […]

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