Archive for April 26th, 2010

The Rajapaksa Clout!

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Prof. Hudson McLean Two notable appointees into Cabinet Portfolios highlight the Presidential ambitions. Although Rohitha Bogollagama was by-passed after suffering an electorial defeat, the appointment of Prof. G.L.Peries as the Foreign Secretary is a good choice. Rohitha as the Foreign Secretary brought character and personality, and changed the Sri Lanka the substance of the image […]

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Deconstructing the myth of Dharmeratnam Sivaram -Part II

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Ajit Randeniya  What was remarkable about the Sivaram phenomenon was that the state media and the media consuming general public always suspected that there was more to “ƒ”¹…”Taraki’ than his “ƒ”¹…”commentary’ they came across in the morning newspaper.  Raising such concerns by the state media in 2001 led to the New York based CIA front […]

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Psychoanalytical Notion of Aksharaya

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge The feeling that they are more important to mother than father makes them feel that they are wonderful, and since they are already grown up and need not do anything to establish their greatness because – and as long as – mother loves them … Erich Fromm“”…” Asoka Handagama’s controversial movie […]

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Tragedy at Kalutara – Need to get organized and campaign for Human rights for all

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Ben Silva It was a shocking story of a young mother allegedly trying to kill her son of two and a half years by throwing him into a river, as she could not support the boy. This shows the level of poverty in Sri Lanka and the inability of some citizens to cope with a […]

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Tamils have no voice in Sri Lanka

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Vajeera Warnakulasuriya, Melbourne, Referring to the Sydney Morning Herald News Item on Monday, 26 April 2010, under the above heading I wish to posit my response. The success of referendum by Australian Tamil Diaspora or Tamil Diaspora elsewhere in the Globe, almost unanimous or even totally unanimous, has no relevance back in Sri Lanka, as […]

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President Rajapaksa arrives Bhutan to attend 16th SAARC Summit

Monday, April 26th, 2010

By Janaka Alahapperuma President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived at the Paro International Airport in Bhutan this morning on 26th April to attend the 16th SAARC Summit which will be held in Thimpu on 28 and 29th of this month. He was warmly received by the Prime Minister of Bhutan Mr.Jigmi Y.Thinley at the airport. On his […]

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Prominent Sri Lankan -Canadian Cricketer Malsiri Kurukulasuriya Passes Away.

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Top Spin By Suni For LankaWeb 25th April 2010 Malsiri Kurukulasuriya who passed away in Sri Lanka yesterday is probably an unsung Sri Lankan cricketing academic whose life was lived to the fullest where he combined the joys of his cricketing career with the academics he pursued diligently which took him from Trinity College to the University of Ceylon […]

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Former UNP MP indicted

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Hiran H. Senewiratne Courtesy Daily News The Attorney General has indicted former UNP MP Myown Mustapha before the Colombo High Court for offering a bribe to former JNP MP Mohomed Muzzamil to obtain his support and to ensure General Sarath Fonseka’s victory during the Presidential Election, which held on January 26. The Attorney General’s Department […]

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