Archive for November 15th, 2009

Not A Defenceless Sri Lanka :the U.N.F pledge to develop the country is a big joke!

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

By Garvin Karunaratne, former Government Agent, Matara District. The major opposition party, the United National Party leader Ranil Wickremasinghe is reported to have called for the disbandment of the arms and armaments of the Armed Forces because the war is over and it is now time for peace.(At the Emergency Extension Debate in Parliament) This […]

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Fonseka in politics will be damaging military professionalism

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Ajit Randeniya The likely entry of (Retd.) General Sarath Fonseka in to politics attracts attention at many levels. Superficially, his acceptance to enter politics, merely to “ƒ”¹…”save’ the triad of desperadoes, Ranil Wickremesinghe, Somawansa Amarasinghe and Mangala Samaraweera displays an appalling lack of judgment and naivety. Secondly, his aspiration to become President shows that he […]

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Rajapakse regime and the Fonseka phenomenon: Genesis of current crisis

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Notwithstanding desperate denials to the contrary, current developments have clearly demonstrated the deep divisions existing between the ruling Rajapakse regime and former Army commander Lt.Gen Sarath Fonseka. In a controversial turn of events General Fonseka has submitted his resignation from the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) post held by him. It has […]

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LTTE ALSO GAVE MILITARY TRAINING TO ASSAM SEPARATISTS

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana United Liberation Front of Asom separatist group’s former rebel had revealed that the LTTE had trained them in guerrilla warfare, an Indian news agency reported. LTTE had repeatedly assured India that it would never interfere in the internal matters of India and the revealation comes as a direct violation of that promise. […]

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PRESIDENT TELLS SLFP DELEGATES THAT A DECISION TO HOLD WHICH ELECTION FIRST WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing the national convention of the ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) said a decision to hold a Presidential election or a parliamentary election before the other will be announced very soon. He said whatever comes first that comes at a time the LTTE had been wiped out from […]

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SRI LANKA NEEDS NO ENEMIES WHEN MR/GOTA/FONSEKA ARE AT DAGGERS DRAWN.

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Wasantha Bandara Ranagala – Australia Let’s take a close look at the now forgotten transformation that Sri Lanka underwent during the last four years. Who was Mahinda R before 2005? Just another copy book politician in the same old corrupt mould albeit he had not amassed a huge wealth. This may not be only due […]

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WHAT EVER MAY COME, MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA WILL WIN AGAIN.

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

By Noor Nizam – Sri Lanka Peace Activist and Independent Freelance Journalist, Canada.Nov.15th., 2009. If there is a presidential election declared, who will win is the question in the minds of the electorate of Sri Lanka , be it the Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslims and or all others who have the right of franchise in Sri […]

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Telling differences between the UNA version and the Fonseka version of the resignation letter

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Dilrook Kannangara It’s over before it started! UNA was planning to subcontract its presidential candidate even before the presidential election is announced. However, its campaign hit a snag even before it managed to initiate open campaigning for the so called common candidate. UNA led by anti-national factions including the Mano Ganeshan LTTE faction, Hakeem faction, […]

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An Unnecessary Presidential Election

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

by Janaki Chandraratna, Perth Australia The last few days rolled out a sad trail of events for Sri Lanka. The General who had the utmost respect of the patriotic nation has offered to leave the highest position in the forces and contemplating to contest the Presidency. The General who once said that he would not […]

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If I hear it once more I will scream!

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

By Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai Dehiwela. Recently I was watching a program where every five minutes or so the sponsor’s advertisement was repeated. If any advertiser thinks they are brain washing the viewers into buying their products by using this technique, they should think again. Actually when favorite program is interrupted very frequently the […]

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What a dirty politics in Sri Lanka ?

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Vipula Gunawardena After defeating the LTTE, we thought that Sri Lanka will be heading in the right direction. Unfortunately, it was only for 6 months. Last weeks incident, resignation of General Sarath Fonseka, no doubtly, shocked not only all Sri Lankan patriots, but also te whole world.  Undoubtely, Mahinda Adminitration is far better than the […]

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Is transfer a punishment?

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

By Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai Dehiwela What  an amazing practice we have  in our country is that often  a government servant is transferred as a punishment  for a crime””…” often to a better position with a better pay! Now, I wonder who invented this bright idea and how come the whole  nation  seems to […]

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Why have round pins and square pins on plugs?

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

By Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai Dehiwela Nowadays, some electric gadgets come with the plug with round pins and others with square pins. So every house needs to have either extension cords or install both types of plug bases. It is quite a problem to use an electric gadget if you are out of home […]

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SRI LANKA BAGS HER FIRST GOLD MEDAL AT ASIAN GAMES

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana University of Southern California (USC) student Manjula Kumara Wijesekera (25) representing Sri Lanka bagged the first gold medal for his country at the Asian Games in China. Wijesekera brought home for Sri Lanka the gold medal for high jump winning the event by achieving a height of 2.23 m allowing China’s Huang […]

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