Archive for November 2nd, 2009

Govt. firmly behind CDS – Foreign Minister-DHS move has serious implications for security and welfare of Sri Lanka

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Government of Sri Lanka The President and the Government of Sri Lanka stand firmly behind the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff of Sri Lanka. We will not allow that high post to be denigrated or made vulnerable, said Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama addressing the media on the moves by the USD Department of […]

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WHAT IS MEANT BY “ WORK TO RULE” BY TRADE UNIONS?

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

By Dr M D P DISSANAYAKE If the workers go on strike, they lose their pay packets. But staying inside the work place and not performing their duties under the banner of “work to rule” they still get their salaries and wages. Sri lankan government has been too lenient towards the Trade Unions in the […]

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NONE CAN HARM THE PATRIOT GOTABYA RAJAPAKSA, THE DEFENCE SECREATRY OF SRI LANKA.

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

By Noor Nizam, Sri Lanka Peace Activist and Freelance journalist “”…” Canada. Nov.2nd., 2009. The government needs better communications experts and personalities to stop the hounding media from false news. It is indeed a sincere statement expressing the governments stand and the assurance given by HE. Mahinda Rajapaksa as the President of Sri Lanka in […]

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Hillary Clinton, Embarrassing Herself

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario Canada November 2, 2009  Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN  Sir: Your observation  that  U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton is “embarrassing herself” is pat on.   She is tripping all over herself like not knowing her left foot from the right and trying to do the […]

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Bahubootha Vivasthava: a reply to Mr. Karu Jayasuriya

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

C. Wijeyawickrema Mr. Karu Jayasuriya’s (KJ) letter in the Island newspaper (11/01/2009) reminded me two truths uttered by two politicians in Sri Lanka in the past. JRJ once said that people elected a school girl as their president meaning one cannot expect wisdom and maturity from such person. CBK on the other hand said that […]

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AN OPEN LETTER TO MS. RADHIKA COOMARASWAMY

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Patriot of Sri Lanka Radhika I read that you are planning to bring yet another UN official, Maj.General. Patrick Cammaert to inspect the IDP camps. The camps have already been inspected by Sir John Holmes, Lord Naseby, Ban Ki Moon, Congress members from USA, the delegation from South India plus innumerable others. In addition we […]

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LankaWeb Forum is to Publish Dialogue

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Prof. Hudson McLean After publication of my opinion-; The General in USA, The President in Sri Lanka & The Double Sided Coin – Posted on November 1st, 2009, I received a comment  from a reader that reader(s) should keep out of – President vs General. Anyone with a positive interest should actively follow this saga, […]

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The General in USA, The President in Sri Lanka & The Double Sided Coin

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Prof. Hudson McLean The General goes to USA on a part official and part personal visit during a tongue wagging saga whether the General is planning to take a shot at the next Presidencial elections for the Top Seat. The Secretary of Defence makes a statement to the effect that that the entire saga is […]

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Robert Blake’s flu and other mysteries

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Ajit Randeniya Americans have colourful and usually crude ways of expressing themselves. A former colleague of this writer who is still employed at the US Department of State, and was involved in compiling the infamous Sri Lankan “ƒ”¹…”war crimes’ report recently provided a classic example. His description of the lack of clarity of objectives of […]

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20 PEOPLE MISSING AFTER BOAT CAPSIZED BETWEEN COCOS ISLAND AND AUSTRALIA

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Australian radio reports said that a boat with about 20 people has sunk off between Cocos Islands and Australia while an atttempt was made to rescue the people in the boat. Reports said the boat has capsized and 17 were rescued while the others were feared drowned. Earlier in the area boats […]

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IMMEDIATELY AFTER THEIR LEADERS MET SRI LANKA AND BULGARIA STARTED OFF WITH A BUSINESS FORUM WHERE ENTERPREUNERS MET

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Bulgaria and Sri Lanka immediately after their leaders President Georgi Parvanov and President Mahinda Rajapaksa met in Colombo for bilateral talks and a state lunch took the first steps to promote trade by starting off with a business dialogue for their entrepreneurs. Minister Dr. G.L. Peiris addressing a business forum of both […]

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