Archive for February 23rd, 2010

Colombo ‘commentariat’ is neoconned

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Ajit Randeniya British right wing polemicist Frank Johnson coined the term “ƒ”¹…”Commentariat’ to refer to the usually university educated politically active “ƒ”¹…”metropolitan middle class’, especially those with political, media, and academic connections who see themselves as the arbiters of conventional wisdom and morality. Dr Gunadasa Amarasekera probably alluded to the parallel group in Sri Lanka […]

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Formal Complaint against the ABC TV’s bias reporting on Sri Lanka, in its “Foreign Correspondent” broadcast on 9 February 2010

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Sri Lanka Support Group, Canberra 24 February 2010 ABC Audience and Consumer Affairs GPO Box 8884 Sydney NSW Dear Sirs Formal Complaint against the ABC TV’s bias reporting on Sri Lanka, in its “Foreign Correspondent” broadcast on 9 February 2010 We refer to the “ƒ”¹…”Foreign Correspondent’ documentary, dated 9 February 2010. Said program was totally […]

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Sunday Morning Herald,Ref; your editorial on 21/02/10, under the heading “Rajapaske is the cause, not the solution”:

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Vajeera Warnakulasuriya, The Editor Sunday Morning Herald, Dear Sir, With reference to your editorial on 21/02/10, under the heading “Rajapaske is the cause, not the solution”: I wish to posit the following response.  If the Sri Lankan President wanted to deprive the General Sarath Fonseka (Rtd) to be the challenger he could easily refused to […]

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Former Envoy Blake Seems To Be Getting Carried Away With His Rhetoric And Needs To Asked To Tone Down A Bit!

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Insight By Sunil Kumar Feb.23rd 2010 The news from Washington DC that A top Obama Administration official has said that “the US is not satisfied with the manner in which the Rajapaksa Government has handled the issue involving former Sri Lankan Army chief General Fonseka’s arrest and hoped that Colombo would follow the rules of […]

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US Not Happy With Sri Lanka – Robert Blake To BBC Februaary 23, 2010

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Ira de Silva Ontario, Canada Mr. Robert O.Blake Assistant Secretary of State South & Central Asia State Department Washington, U.S.A.   Dear Sir:   I have just read details of an interview you have given to the BBC which appears in the Sri Lankan media titled “U.S. not Happy With Sri Lanka” – Daily Mirror […]

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US Ambassador Butenis, Waving the Stick!wants SL to Muffle the Media

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

by hela puwath Ambassador Butenis had met Sri Lanka’s foreign minister Bogollagama on February 18th to express US’s displeasure about unfavorable media reports about the US, saying that these reports in Sri Lankan media is damaging US, Sri Lanka bilateral relations. [LankaPage] The report says, “The United States maintains that no room should be left […]

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Hindu Religious Leaders at a ceremony held at the Shanmuga’s Hotel

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Press Release Leader of the Sri Lanka National Congress and Minister Milinda Moragoda handed over the policy document of the party on the forthcoming General Election titled “Agenda for influencing the Government.”  to a number of influential members of the Hindu Religious Leaders  at a ceremony held at the Shanmuga’s Hotel, Wellawatta recently. Handing over […]

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