Archive for November 26th, 2009

Gen Fonseka fallen prey to conspiracies – Ven Uduwe Dhammaloka

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Dharma SRI ABEYRATNE Courtesy Daily News The Jathika Hela Urumaya will not support General Sarath Fonseka at the Presidential Election since he has fallen prey to certain international conspiracies hatched against the country, the JHU said yesterday. Four JHU parliamentarians told a media briefing held in Colombo that General Fonseka is about to betray the […]

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HON. RAUF HAKEEM CANNOT BE SILENT ANYMORE. THE MUSLIMS WANT YOU TO TELL THEM TO VOTE FOR MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA.

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

By Noor Nizam , Sri Lanka Peace Activist, Political Activist and Independent Freelance Journalist, Canada . November 23rd., 2009. Excerpts of a media interview held on October 30th., 2008, where Hon. Rauf Hakeem said:- We feel belittled: * There is a fear psychosis growing among the minorities. * I am critical of Ranil for not […]

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UNP OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES IT WILL SUPPORT GENERAL SARATH FONSEKA

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Declaring that the forthcoming Presidential election is considered a referendum to oust President Rajapaksa and his family from power former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said his party the United National Party has decided to support the common candidate General Sarath Fonsekeka . Coming from a party working committee the leader of the […]

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COMMENTING ABOUT TAMIL TIGERS ON PRINCESS EASWARY NATIONAL POST SAYS THE COUNTRY SHOULD REMEDY CANADAS BLIND SPOT OF TERRORISM

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Writing about Tamil Tigers who have come to the country this time on the merchant ship Princess Easwary masquerading as Ocean Queen editorial writer John Ivison says Canada has a serious blind spot regarding terrorism. Quoting Richard Fadden of the Canadian Secuurity Intelligence Service Ivison of Canada’s National Post says Canada is […]

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Govt. probes Hicorp arms deal

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

by Norman Palihawadena Courtesy The Island  The Government yesterday launched an investigation to ascertain whether purchasing of arms, ammunition and other war related material through a foreign based institution by the name Hicorp was in order or whether any irregularities had taken place. A large quantity of war related material had been purchased by the […]

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It s a Golden Opportunity for the Minority Communities to Join the National Agenda

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Donald Chandraratna Perth, Australia War is over for good. It is about time that those on different sides of the conflict demonstrate the sincerity of their commitment for each other’s right to exist in a united Sri Lanka. This is a golden opportunity, for the Tamil community in particular, to show their genuine desire to […]

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Et Tu Brute? Tinderbox, Tick tock tick tock….:

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Muthu Padmakumara *The nation owes a debt of gratitude to a man who did what had to be done, what nobody else would do. And everyone has paid dearly for today. *Should this mean Sri Lanka is transiting from one war to another or from war to peace? In the aftermath of the war, patriotism […]

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An Open letter to the Minister of Science and Technology Professor Tissa Vitarana

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

By Charles.S.Perera  In the year 2005 the  Minister of Science and Technology Professor Tissa Vitarana  had devised a plan to take Science and Technology to the people of the backward villages, by  organizing Vidatha Resourse Centres   It is a commendable  plan ,  a bold step  taken by the Minister  Professor Tissa Vitarana to make the […]

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The Fonseka Letters

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Rajiva Wijesinha Courtesy Daily News Questions were raised as to the letter of resignation sent by Gen Sarath Fonseka at a press conference on November 13th. Anticipating such questions, Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe had obtained a copy of the letter. We had had several instances of subtly changed documents being circulated, obviously for political purposes. The […]

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Army Commander rebuffs Gen Fonseka’s claims

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Courtesy Daily News Army Commander, Lt. Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya today categorically refuted the accusations levelled against him by the ex-Chief of Defence Staff, General Sarath Fonseka. At a meeting held at Kilinochchi, Army 58 Division Headquarters with the participation of high-ranking officials of the Army who directly contributed in the humanitarian mission to liberate the […]

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A MEDIA WAR

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Abdul Zahoor Khan Marwat Pakistan’s foreign office has `dismissed US newspaper’s article over the safety of Pakistan’s nuclear assets’. It termed the assertions made in the article `utterly misleading and totally baseless’. The FO’s rebuttal was obviously aimed at Seymour M. Hersh’s article “Defending the Arsenal: In an unstable Pakistan, can nuclear warheads be kept […]

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Will justice be done?

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Momin Iftikhar The destruction of the Babri Mosque on December 06, 1992 was a climactic event that shook the faƒÆ’†’§ade of the communal harmony in India to its very core. A commission headed by Justice Liberhan was set up within 10 days of the demolition of the mosque, even as communal riots blazed across the […]

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