Archive for June 12th, 2010

How little Lanka beat the big, bad West -Part III

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

H. L. D. Mahindapala  The 11th Special Session of UNHRC held in Geneva in May 2009 was to deal exclusively with the resolution titled: The human rights situation in Sri Lanka.  The title was ominous. The Western powers had failed on all fronts to stop the advance of Sri Lankan forces just at the moment […]

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Tiger agents blast rail track in Tamil Nadu – a violent attempt to disrupt Delhi-Colombo relations

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

H. L. D. Mahindapala  Indian news agencies report that “Chennai Rockfort Express had a narrow escape when suspected pro-LTTE elements blasted railway tracks at Perani railway station in Villupuram district in the wee hours on Saturday. ” ( Indian Express  — 12/6/10)) The report also said: “Leaflets condemning the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda […]

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The Travels of a Journalist—33 ,HOLIDAYING IN ‘THE AMERICAN RIVIERA’ JUST WEST OF GREATER LOS ANGELES

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

By Shelton A. Gunaratne©2010  Don Voegele, who hailed from Santa Barbara, was an adjunct instructor at Fullerton College in 1983, the year I spent in California as an exchange instructor. Although he was not from the Division of Communications, he made it his business to get acquainted with us for the simple reason that we […]

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Karunanidhi and the politics of Tamil culture

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Iqbal Mohideen Sri Lankan newspapers have had no coverage of the World Classical Tamil Conference that begins in Coimbatore on June 23. The Karunanidhi administration in Tamil Nadu is sponsoring the event. 2011 is an election year in Tamil Nadu. Karunanidhi, allied to the Congress party in New Delhi, just celebrated his 87th birthday. His […]

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Is Sri Lanka giving into India’s expansionist ambition, perhaps without realising the role India is playing for the Agenda of the West ?

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

By Charles.S.Perera  President Mahinda Rajapaksa has returned after a three day  official visit to India, after which he has released a statement that his visit had strengthened traditional friendly relations between India and Sri Lanka.  India’s  traditional friendly relations with Sri Lanka existed long time  ago  when King Asoka was the ruler.  After that  the […]

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India’s manipulation of Sri Lanka to hide Tamil Nadu demands for separatism

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Shenali Waduge India‘s manipulation of Sri Lanka to hide Tamil Nadu demands for separatism   Creating, aiding & assisting the separatist agenda in Sri Lanka was for India a necessary evil that annulled any goodwill shared or nurtured between the two nations. In probably a few sentences we can but summarize the outcome & how […]

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HIGH COMMISSIONER TO PAKISTAN OFFERS CONDOLENCES TO HEAD OF AHMADIYYA MUSLIM JAMA’AT

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

By A. Abdul Aziz, Press Secretary, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Sri Lanka. Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the UK, Mr Wajid Shamsul Hasan visited His Holiness, Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad at the Fazl Mosque in London recently to offer his condolences for the terrorist attacks that took place at two Ahmadi Mosques in Lahore on May 28. […]

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