Archive for September 24th, 2009

Distorted history leads to unworkable solutions – Part II

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

H. L. D. Mahindapala  Now that Robert  O’Blake is back in his home base after leaving Sri Lanka, he has fallen into what William Pfaff calls the “policy community and the newspaper editorial pages, with nothing original or questioning” the conventional wisdom recycled within it. This “policy community” consists of ex-diplomats like Teresita Schaffer, Director […]

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The return of the Ugly Americans to Sri Lanka – Part I

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

H. L. D. Mahindapala The timing was impeccable. On September 17, 2009 American Ambassadress, Patricia Butenis, appears before President Mahinda Rajapakse in Colombo and presents her credentials. On the same day in Washington Robert O. Blake, Assistant Secretary, South and Central Asian Affairs informs Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Washington, Jaliya Wickremasuriya, that a report prepared […]

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Dr.Ellyn Shander MD: India withdraws visa and refuses to let her in

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Gloucester . Ontario . Canada September 24, 2009 Dr. Ellyn Shander MD      Psychiatrist “”…” New  Cannan Connecticut  US Dear Ellyn Shander: Well”¦well”¦well, what do you know?  I just read a Colombo Page News Desk Report that, “The Indian Government has issued a look Out Circular (LOC) against Dr. Ellyn Shander, an American Doctor […]

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PRESIDENT SAYS TRAITORUS ELEMENTS ARE CONSPIRING TO TAKE THE VERY PEOPLE WHO FREED THEIR MOTHERLAND FROM A TYRRANY

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared from his ancestral home at Medamulana in Hambantota that he was prepared to go before any war crimes tribunal on behalf of his valiant soldiers who freed the motherland from a tyranny, for being the commander in chief of them. This was an obvious reference to a report […]

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THREE LTTE FEMALE SUICIDE BOMBERS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED AT VAVUNIYA

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Sri Lanka’s Police Chief Jayantha Wickramaratne revealed at a police awards ceremony yesterday that detectives have nabbed three more female suicide bombers of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) within the last 24 hours. This is the second time the former suicide bombers of the LTTE have been detected during a […]

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Sri Lanka has eliminated terrorism, but other forms of terrorism assails Sri Lanka. It is time for all patriots specially those among the Tamils, to wake up to defend the motherland.

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

By Charles.S.Perera  During the period that Sri Lanka was constantly menaced by a ruthless group of terrorists causing wanton massacres, murders, and assassinations, Sri Lanka was all alone to defend herself. The International Community stood by a mere observer calling the government to negotiate a peace settlement, while the terrorists were of one track mind […]

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SOMA KUMARI TENNEKOON DEAD

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Soma Kumari Tennekoon, a leading campaigner for the ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party, died while campaigning for her party in the Southern Provincial Council elections. She died of a heart attack at the Hambantota Hospital after suddenly taken ill during the campaign. Soma, who is a member of the Wayamba Provincial Council […]

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Letter to the Editor – Patients’ rights

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

By Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai Dehiwela. It is heartening to hear that there will be a meeting of eminent personalities for the patient’s rights on Saturday the 26th. One of the rights of the patients which is totally disregarded by the doctors is the tight to seek treatment wherever they want to. Often if […]

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Why this insane desire to wards nakedness?

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

By Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai Dehiwela. Amazing and disgusting news today (Daily Mirror 25.9.2009) that there is move to organize Hiking in the nude in Harz mountain in Germany. Why is this desire for nakedness in today’s world? We see this even in Srilanka now- the youngsters and sometime even the not so young […]

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