Archive for October 10th, 2009

General Election first to change Constitution-Southern Provincial Council elections UPFA-67.9%,UNP-25%, JVP-6%

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

The UPFA government led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa has won the Southern Provincial Council elections by getting 804,071 (67.9%)votes and securing 38 seats in the final overall results of the polls. The UNP came second with only 297,180 (25%)votes, securing 14 seats in the Council and the JVP third with 72,379 (6%)votes, securing just 3 […]

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Rise and Downward Slide of Hillary Clinton

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Prof. Hudson McLean Frustration must be an understatement when the Presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton lost out to Barack Obama. Despite the strongest possible but gentle support of the popular President Bill Clinton, without overwhelming the egostic pride of Hillary, the first Afro-American charmed his way to the Hot Seat. Then Obama kept Hillary guessing […]

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Who does deserve the The Noble Peace Prize: Is it President Obama?

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

By Garvin Karunaratne, Ph.D.(Michigan State University) The Norwegian Noble Committee has decided  that the Noble Peace Prize for 2009 be awarded to President Barak Obama. In the words of the Norwegian Noble Committee, The vision of a world  free from nuclear arms has powerfully  stimulated disarmament and arms control negotiations. Thanks to Obama’s initiative  the […]

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Why Mr. Barrack Obama deserves the Nobel Peace Prize ?

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

By Charles.S.Perera Barrack Obama – the man well deserves the Noble Peace Prize.  United States of Ameruica is a fractured Nation- fractured between the Blacks , and the Whites. In to this fractured Nation was born on the 4 August, 1961, Barrack Obama, fathered by a black man and mothered by a white woman. As […]

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The journey of a journalist (Part 7) -MY RETURN TO MINNESOTA

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Shelton A. Gunaratne ©2009  On a Wednesday morning (April 17, 1985), as I rose from the bed, I got an unexpected telephone call from Moorhead State University (which became Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2000) inquiring whether I was interested in the advertised vacancy in journalism. Martin Grindeland, the new chairman of the mass communications […]

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Controversy over Norwegian Peace Prize for Obama – Was it for his role in the Sri Lankan Conflict?

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Dr.P.A.Samaraweera, Australia President Obama created history by becoming the first black-American President  of the USA. He was also the first black-American to edit the Harvard Law Journal. Now according to critics, he has made history by winning the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize for having not done anything. This stunning choice has shocked Nobel observers.   President Obama […]

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Song for David Miliband & Channel 4 TV

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Gloucester, Ontario . Canada October 10, 2009   Hon. David Miliband, MP Foreign Secretary British Parliament Westminster, London UK   Executive Director Channel 4 TV London, UK   Song for David Miliband (British Foreign Secretary) & Channel 4 TV, London   “Hunger striker’s UK$7m Big Mac: Tamil who cost a fortune in policing […]

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General Sarath Fonseka, Secratary to the Minstry of Sports ?

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

ASOKA S After the 2nd world war, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, US General Dwight D. Eisenhower received the highest recognition for defeating the deadly Nazis. Upon arrival in the US soil after winning the war in the European theater, both Democratic and Republican parties canvassed him to run for Office.   He did […]

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RAW BEHIND THE GHQ ATTACKS

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

ALI SUKHANVER 10th October, 2009; an unforgettable day in the history of terrorism, would always make the world realize that Pakistan is facing the worst consequences of terrorism. The terrorist attacks on the GHQ in Rawalpindi are the worst example of terrorism. Though the security forces of Pakistan very successfully proved their skill and competence […]

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Foreign Ministry launches website on the 8th Asia Cooperation Dialogue Ministerial Meeting to be held in Colombo in October

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Media Release Ministry of Foreign Affairs Colombo The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched a website for the forthcoming 8th Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Ministerial Meeting to be held in Colombo on 14th and 15th October 2009 at the BMICH. The theme of this year’s meeting is ‘Spirit of Asia: Global Economic Recovery and Development […]

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Naxals: The Poorest People of India

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Written by: Mamoona Ali Kazmi The people in India’s mineral heartland are tribals, who are the poorest of the poor, and the government’s war against India’s indigenous people is a frightening and unjust one says writer-activist Arundhati Roy. Recently, a newspaper advertisement published by the Indian government reads “Naxalites are nothing but cold-blooded criminals”. This […]

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