Archive for September 25th, 2009

DINESH PUTS RANIL WICKRAMASINGHE INTO A TIGHT SPOT WHEN HE CHALLENGED HIM TO DENY THAT HE HAD NOT MADE FALSE STATEMENTS AGAINST SRI LANKA REGARDING GSP+

Friday, September 25th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasingha was visibly embarrassed when he was put into a tight corner by Chief Government Whip Dinesh Gunawardena who challenged him to deny whether he had not made a false statement against Sri Lanka when the legislature discussed the GSP+ yesterday. Dinesh said when such complaints are made it […]

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US PSYCHIATRIST ELLYN SHANDER PREVENTED FROM ENTERING INDIA AND SHE SPEAKS IN NEW DELHI BY A TAPE AND ATTACKS INDIAN GOVERNMENT

Friday, September 25th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana United States psychiatrist and pro-LTTE propagandist Ellyn Shander has been prevented from entering India to speak about what she claims as genocide in Sri Lanka. The meeting has been organized by an organization called Delhi Tamil Students Union, allegedly having connections with leading LTTE supporters in India, like Vaiko, leader of the […]

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Iniquitous duplicity of western policy

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Lucian Rajakarunanayake courtesy The Daily News It was in the midst of the recent Afghan polls, which have become a worry to President Obama in convincing US citizens of the needs for the US to be more involved in Afghanistan, and indeed for the same reasons for Gordon Brown too, that German Officers of the […]

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SRI LANKA POLICE IS SEEKING TO ARREST LEADING LTTE FIGURE GIRI ALIAS GIRIDARAN WANTED FOR A SERIES OF TERRORIST ACTIVITIES

Friday, September 25th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Sri Lanka police is on the look out for a leading Tamil Tiger rebel called Giri who is believed to be roaming around the Capital city of Colombo. The police have provided a hot line phone number to report on him if anyone knows his whereabouts. The Police intelligence during the last […]

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US report violates Sri Lanka’s rights and sovereignty

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Courtesy Daily News Sri Lanka A  U.S. State Department report on the war in Sri Lanka was presented to the US Congress on Monday, without giving Sri Lanka the right of being heard on the report, prior to being presented. Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the US had reportedly been kept informed of the presentation, though […]

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Is India Secular?

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Written by: Mamoona Ali Kazmi  There is always a big gap between theory and practice; same is the case with Indian Constitution and governance. Indian Constitution is secular in spirit and if implemented truly, India would be an ideal country to live in especially for minorities both religious as well as linguistic. However, in reality […]

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Muslims’ Rights in India

Friday, September 25th, 2009

By: Afshain Afzal  The Indian government has finally rejected a recommendation of the Sachar Committee to create Indian Wakf Services on the lines of the Civil Services to appoint officers to boards that manage Muslim religious and community properties. Although Minority Affairs Ministry has filed an application to find out for the reasons the rejection […]

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