Archive for November 27th, 2009

Advancing religion to save the future -Part III

Friday, November 27th, 2009

H. L. D. Mahindapala At the core of the current controversy on the environment is also the role of science and technology. This argument invariably invokes the metaphor of Frankenstein “”…” the metaphor of science growing into a monster which man cannot control. But Judge Weeramantry is not an obscurantist who goes against all science. […]

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“Tying the ‘Thali’ without a neck” – Gen. Fonseka as Opposition Presidential Candidate but clueless without a party !

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Dr. P.A.Samaraweera, Australia There had been ‘fireworks’ at the UNP working committee meeting on Thursday regarding fielding of a candidate for the Presidential elections. Even though Gen. Fonseka had been endorsed as nominee there had been pandemonium at the meeting because this is the first time in 60 years that the UNP had not contested an […]

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CHOGM is an irrelevance Sri Lanka does not need to worry about

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Ajit Randeniya According to a report in the Guardian newspaper, Britain wants to block Sri Lanka from hosting the next Commonwealth heads of government meeting (CHOGM) in 2011. It is reported that prime minister Gordon Brown plans to tell the current meeting in Trinidad and Tobago that it would be “ƒ”¹…”wholly unacceptable’ for Sri Lanka […]

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Boat People

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Vajiragnana Warnakulasuriya, Melbourne Dear Mr.Paul Murray  It is indeed satisfying to see someone thought to put things in correct perspective! Under the heading “Rort attempts do not help Sri Lankan cause” http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/opinion/post/-/blog/paulmurray/post/216/comment/1 These people who have been crying for persecution of Tamils in Sri Lanka has been articulating these sob stories as there are quite […]

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Sebastian Seeman asked to leave Canada

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario Canada November 27, 2009   The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN   Sir:   It is reassuring to note that Tamil Tiger advocate, Sebastian Seeman, India’s Tamil Nadu Filmmaker, who was on a speaking tour in Canada was told to leave Canada.   His fiery speech on Wednesday […]

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Committee to consider the Administration of Justice in the Northern Province

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Press Release A High powered Committee has been established immediate effect by the Minister of Justice and Law Reform Milinda Moragoda to consider reforms in to the Administration of Justice system in the Northern Province. The Committee will be chaired by Hon. Justice Sripawan, Judge of the Supreme Court. The other members of the Committee […]

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