Archive for November 14th, 2009

Ambitions For Power By The Power Hungry Undeserving Need To Be Legitimately Dealt With!

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

LankaWeb Editorial Nov.14th 2009 It is becoming visibly apparent that the scenario depicting Sarath Fonseka crossing swords with his CEO the President of Sri Lanka has more to it than meets the common eye!! To specualate as did the Sri Lankan Authorities that it could be a move by some ambitious group in the SL Army to surreptitiously stage a coup […]

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RISING STARS Vs PRESIDENTS: MUHAMMAD ZIA-UL-HAQ, PERVEZ MUSHARRAF, GARDIHEWA SARATH CHANDRALAL FONSEKA Vs ZULFIKAR ALI BHUTTO, NAWAZ SHARIF & MAHINDA RAJAPAKSE

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Is President Mahinda Rajapakse is one step ahead of Ali Bhutto and Nawaz Shariff? By DR M D P DISSANAYAKE Since independence in 1948, Sri Lanka may not have achieved economic independence, but we were never under the Pump of Military dictatorship. Occupation of political leadership roles by Military personnel in Pakistan has shattered its […]

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Rajapaksha Must Change His Buddies or Lose to UNA Fags

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Dilrook Kannangara Sri Lanka is cursed with megalomaniacs. One met his fate at the Mulaitivu lagoon and the other is in the making. For position and power a group of henchmen have surrounded the President poisoning his mind. Acting on their venom, President Rajapaksha makes irrational decisions. He must come to his senses before things […]

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General Phobia and Presidential Elections mania

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

by citizen Mahinda According to the media, every thing said now, General will contest against Mahinda, under the UNF/JVP/TNA or whatever so called duped alliance, or popular pretext of Common candidate.  Should you contest under UNF Alliance the mercenaries of the Western Imperialists and with the ulterior agenda of betraying the country, the nation, and […]

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A humble appeal to tone down the unsavoury rhetoric against the Retired Army Commander Fonseka

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Ramanie de Zoysa Personally, there are only two people in this universe, before whom I would kneel down, touch the soil trampled by them with my forehead and worship. One is no more in mortal form but the force of his compassion, wisdom and the deliverance from suffering he brought to the world reverberates in […]

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The Journey of a Journalist (Part 12A) – A SUMMER STINT BACK IN MALAYSIA

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

By Shelton A. Gunaratne©2009 I returned to Malaysia as an educational consultant””‚an external examiner for the department of communication (Jabatan Komunikasi) at  Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University)””‚more than two decades after I left my lectureship at Universiti Sains Malaysia (Science University). Mohd Safar Hasim, head of the UKM department of communication, was at the Subang […]

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The Journey of a Journalist (Part 12B) – EXAMINING IN BANGI AND OBSERVING CHANGES

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

By Shelton A. Gunaratne©2009 As the external examiner in communication studies at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in the summer of 1997, I agreed to perform two tasks: To submit a report evaluating the UKM communication studies program based on criteria relevant to Asia in general, and Malaysia in particular. To teach a three-hour graduate class in […]

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Epilogue: The Journey of a Journalist – A TRIBUTE TO ‘PUNCHI HAMINE,’ MY MOTHER EXTRAORDINAIRE

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

By Shelton A. Gunaratne©2009 BRISBANE, Australia, 8 Nov. 2009: I arrived in Brisbane a few days ago to see my mother lying on a bed “living” her last [?] days at the Mater Hospital. The five khandhas (aggregates)””‚material form  (rupa), sensation (vedana), perception (sanna), mental formations (sankhara) and consciousness (vinnana)””‚constituting my mother (in the Buddhist […]

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Has the President Created His Own Musharaff?

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Prof. Hudson McLean Insecurity through Fear of the Known, created the Story of Sigiriya! In this present case, no King was murdered and/or plastered into the wall. However, said that, President Rajapaksa did not award the due courtesy, respect and gratitude to the Foot Soldier who helped the Rajapaksa Kingdom to achieve the victory over […]

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JOHN HOLMES TO VISIT SRI LANKA ONCE AGAIN

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana  The United Nations humanitarian chief John Holmes will undertake a mission to Sri Lanka this week, the United Nations announced .  The 17 to 19 November visit will be the fourth this year for Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator John Holmes, who previously travelled there in February, April and […]

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Irene Khan and Amnesty International

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada November 14, 2009 The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN Sir: “ƒ”¹…”Human rights, Irene Khan is dedicated but that isn’t enough‘ (The hijacking of human rights), your Leonard Stern said.  Correct.  Khan, the Secretary General of Amnesty International also needs to be an intelligent […]

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ADVANTAGE LTTE

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Ananda De Costa How fast the game has changed ? Many pundits have predicted Sarath would lose the battle this time around, if he competes with Mahinda. But the fact is there is a great danger of Sri Lanka losing to LTTE again because of the eternal enemies of the universe, greed, hatred and illusion. […]

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RESPONSE TO THE LITURGY CIRCULAR ISSUED BY THE ARCHBISHOP OF COLOMBO IN OCTOBER 2009

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

A group of concerned Catholics We are a group of concerned Catholics, who feel that the Liturgy Circular issued by the Archbishop of Colombo early in October gives rise to several important issues, some of which have a potentially serious adverse effect on the Church in Sri Lanka. The attached document (which was finalized after […]

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A DEATH-KNELL FOR BANGLADESH

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

ALI SUKHANVER Sylhet, the beautiful paradise of Bangladesh, is going to turn into a vast barren wasteland very soon. Located on the banks of the winding pair of rivers Surma River and Jaintia and surrounded by Khasi and Tripura hills, this city is situated in the north-eastern region of Bangladesh. The Sylhet region is well […]

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Expats abroad – a key factor in Lankan politics

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

H. L. D. Mahindapala President Mahinda Rajapakse is scheduled to meet the expatriates today. A meeting of this kind was long overdue. Whether they are liked or not, (some like the expats, some think that they are interfering busybodies) the diaspora, consisting mainly of the Sinhala and Tamil communities, has come to stay as a […]

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