Archive for March 8th, 2010

Sri Lanka: Ha! Bank ki-Moon wants to appoint a panel of experts

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada March 7, 2010 Mr. Ban Ki-Moon    Secretary General  of the United Nations  New York, US Dear Secretary General: The word that has hit the print media the past 48 hours is that you had announced your intention to appoint a panel of […]

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How to Put the UN Back Where it Should Be

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Dilrook Kannangara The UN spirit of the 1940s is long dead. UN was born out of respect for all member states, big or small. However, since then mighty nations have dominated the UN and even bypassed the UN. Smaller nations can only lament over gross unfairness and rampant hypocrisy. Today there is a dangerous tussle […]

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Women are in the ‘basement’ of politics in Sri Lanka

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Gamini Godakanda In the case of political representation in Sri Lanka, we cannot even refer to a “ƒ”¹…”glass-ceiling’ “”…” as women have been kept in the “ƒ”¹…”basement’ of politics. This was one of the opinions stated by Leader of the Sri Lanka National Congress, Milinda Moragoda at a meeting held on Saturday in Maradana, which […]

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Catholic Justice Commission of Brisbane Archdioce’s

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Sarath W The recent article by Peter Arndt on Sri Lanka is just another attempt by some ignorent Australian playing god just because he works for the Catholic Justice Commission. It is strange to hear a Australian talking about human rights. One has to  only look to the Australian abroginies to see what human rights […]

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GTF’s ATTEMPT TO ACHIEVE EELAM THRO A “PROVISIONAL TRANSNATIONAL GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL EELAM IS A DAY DREAM

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Malin Abeyatunge LTTE apologists and activists of the Tamil Diaspora have still not given up the Eelam Cry. The newest entity formed called “Global Tamil Forum” (GTF) branching off from now banned British Tamil Association(BTA) has now started their campaign for a “Provisional Trans-national Government of Tamil Eelam” (PTG of TE)’ by getting the LTTE […]

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ISI AND TALIBAN

Monday, March 8th, 2010

ALI SUKHANVER-The writer is a Pakistan based bilingual analyst on national and international strategic and defense affairs. According to all dictionaries of English language, “ƒ”¹…”raw “ƒ”¹…”means crude and coarse, unprocessed and untreated ; these meanings  seem very much close to reality  when we look at the working of the world famous  intelligence agency RAW. The […]

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Foreign exchange transactions relaxed

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Sri Lanka news The Central Bank of Sri Lanka yesterday announced further relaxation of foreign exchange transactions with the following measures to be implemented with effect from March 11 in relation to foreign exchange transactions. A Sri Lankan resident who is earning foreign exchange from investments abroad as approved by the Central Bank, engaged in […]

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UN will not cause impact on Lanka – Minister

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Nadira Gunatilleke -Daily News Sri Lanka The United Nations (UN) will not be able to cause any impact on Sri Lanka, Environment and Natural Resources Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said. No resolution will be passed against Sri Lanka in the Security Council or in the Human Rights Commission, he said. “Only two or three Western […]

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