Archive for January 23rd, 2010

Opposition planning for Iranian-style chaos after election

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

H. L. D. Mahindapala What is already known is that President Mahinda Rajapaksa will win on January 26. The question then is: what will the opposition do on January 27? Informed sources predict that they will come out crying foul on January 27 and ask for re-count or another election with the JVP-led mobs taking […]

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STF finds arms cache, Fonseka’s posters at temple

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Sunday Observer The Special Task Force personnel recovered 54 hand grenades and two T-56 rifles from a temple in Colombo yesterday. Military spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara confirmed that the grenades and assault rifles were recovered from Bodhirajarama Temple in Maligawatte last evening. Reports said several posters and propaganda material in support of New Democratic Front […]

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Vote for the Common Candidate-General Sarath Fonseka & Know What Will Happen

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

By Darmitha So much has been written in all media channels for an against the two major Presidential Candidates who will contest on 26th January 2010 that there is no more need to repeat them here. There are just a few factors we need to consider regarding Mahinda Rajapakse & Gen.Sarath Fonseka which should open […]

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Abolishment of Executive Presidency not in Fonseka’s Manifesto – So Call it “Avishvasaneeya Venasak” – ‘Unbelievable Change’

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Dr.P.A.Samaraweera, Australia Media and Information Minister Anura P. Yapa, addressing a meeting of the UPFA Activists on the 22nd at Katugampola, has said that the major promise made by Gen. Fonseka, to abolish the Executive Presidency, is not in his election Manifesto ‘Vishvasaneeya Venasak’.  Gen. Fonseka referring to this lapse says that his contract with […]

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The Travels of a Journalist—8 ON TOURING NORTHERN ENGLAND:Learning about Lake District and Yorkshire

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

By Shelton A. Gunaratne @2010  Although our 1990 tour of Northern England, which covered more than 1,000 km, was not a literary tour for the egghead types, it so happened that our tour director Patrick Bennet took us through the scenic Lake District National Park, which is also closely associated with the Romantic poetry of […]

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කොහොල්ලෑ බබෙක් බවට තමන් ගේ විහින්ම වැටුන ආමි ජෙනරාල්!

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Ven Kassapa Thero (OBE) in the UK urges all Sri Lankans to vote for President Rajapaksa

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

By Janaka Alahapperuma  The Chief Incumbent of the Birminham Buddhist Vihara, the President of the Midlands Buddhist Association in the UK, the President of the Buddhist Relief Organisation (IBRO) attached to the United Nations (UN) and the Vice President of the Sri Lankan Sangha Sabha of the UK, Venerable Dr. Witharandeniye Kassapa Nayaka Thero urged […]

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Avatar of the defeated EELAM war fights for the Presidency

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Dr. Kodisinghe Herath (PhD) – NZ The “ƒ”¹…”avatar’ of the Eelam war has raised its head at the presidential election with the support of all the stake holders of the last Eelam war who are still alive and have waited for an opportunity to take revenge from Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Great Leader of the nation […]

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Is Voting game – democracy?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Anura Seneviratna, Dr MB Ranatunga, Sumith de Silva, Ira Mediwake, Asanka Haradasa, Sapumal Watteaarachchige, Ranjith Wijetunge, Dhanapala Godagangdeni, Sam Samararatne (for expat Hela team). Putting a cross on a piece of paper as the vote is for a responsible decision. There may be many reasons to take this decision. To select suitable people for governing […]

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Voting for Fonseka for all the wrong reasons?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

by Kalana Senaratne The Presidential election of 2010 has brought out some of the most glaring delusions and dilemmas which shape the political stance of the Opposition, and which confront the voter, in particular. The run up to the election of 26th January has largely shown how bankrupt the political elements opposing President Rajapaksa are, […]

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PLEASE DO NOT ALLOW WESTERN EVILS TO DESTROY OUR NATION – CAST YOUR VOTE WISELY

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

BY LASANTHA JAYALATH FROM MELBOURNE As an ordinary citizen who has no voting rights in Sri Lanka, I urge all Sri Lankans to leave alone your party politics and cast your vote from your heart to prosper and to save our beautiful motherland.  We suffered enough for the past 30 years, and our kids need […]

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