Archive for August 21st, 2009

GOTABHAYA TELLS BBC SRI LANKA WILL ASK FOREIGN COUNTRIES TO HAND OVER MILLIONS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF LTTE ASSESTS

Friday, August 21st, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The Sri Lankan defence secretary has called on foreign countries to hand over Tamil Tiger rebels and their assets, worth of millions of dollars, BBC’s Anbarasan Ethirajan reported. The report said the demand by Gotabhaya Rajapaksa came weeks after the arrest of the new Tamil Tiger leader, Selvarasa Pathmanathan alias KP who […]

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INDIA-THE USSR OF TOMORROW

Friday, August 21st, 2009

ALI SUKHANVER A huge country, ultimately scattering into fragments; India is going to be the USSR of tomorrow. One of the official think-tanks of China has advised the Chinese hi-ups to settle old scores with India by breaking up the world’s “ƒ”¹…”Biggest Democracy’ into 26 parts. Beijing should encourage Bangladesh to invite ethnic Indian Bengalis […]

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SRI LANKAN BEAUTY QUEEN IS PLAYING A LEADING ROLE IN BOLLYWOOD’S MAGICAL MOVIE ALADIN

Friday, August 21st, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Sri Lankan beauty queen Jacqueline Fernandez is playing a lead role in the Bollywood production Aladin co starred by such movie giants like Amitah Batchan , Sanjay Dutt and Ritish Deshmuk. The film, in which the Sri Lankan beauty is making her debut, is expected to be released soon all over India. […]

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‘SL crushed terrorism without British arms’Army Chief rejects British press reports on weapons

Friday, August 21st, 2009

by Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island  Army Chief Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya yesterday dismissed British press reports that weapons of British origin had been used against the LTTE in the Eelam war IV. Sri Lanka’s largest ever combined forces offensive, spearheaded by former Army Chief General Sarath Fonseka brought the LTTE to its knees, first […]

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Galle Fort and Ms Rifqa Barrie

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Authored By Smiling – with roots in Galle Fort. Sent by : Dr.Reffai The controversy of Ms Rifqa Barrie’s conversion from Islam to Christianity has been in the news in recent weeks.   To me, it started out as just another attack by the media on topics of a similar nature. With the passage of […]

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Kenya Deputy President Hon. Kalonzo Musyoka briefs Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama on the severe droughts affecting Kenya.

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Media Release Sri Lanka High Commission Nairobi Kenya Kenyan Deputy President, Kalonzo Musyoka welcomed Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama to Kenya on the 20th of August and congratulated the Sri Lankan Government for laying a solid economic and political foundation for sustainable peace having defeated the LTTE terrorism. Deputy President Musyoka briefed the Sri […]

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