Archive for June 22nd, 2010

Minding the language, with caution

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Ajit Randeniya The current “ƒ”¹…”debate’ in Sri Lanka about the trends in the development of the English language needs analysis at different levels. The government, the education system including the teachers and academics face the task of considering the social and political consequences of moving towards English whereas practitioners in the media and creative arts […]

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Pro-Sri Lankan Groups Must Make Submissions to the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Dilrook Kannangara The Commission has been appointed and is functional now. It accepts written submissions. It is the duty of all pro-Sri Lankan groups around the world to make factual submissions to the Commission to identify real root causes of violence, war and destruction relating the period under review. As per the warrant, the Commission […]

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Stockwell Day

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada June 22, 2010  The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN  Sir:  Your critique of Stockwell Day, The light of Day,  was on target.  This Canadian politician commanded respect and millions of “Thank You’s” from the citizens in Sri Lanka for being the architect […]

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Towards a meditative mind

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Sunil Vijayapala Australia Do we ever ask ourselves, we never have time for idle chatter or we never have time for watching a cricket match played for days?  But we are too eager to state “ƒ”¹…”we never have time for meditation as we are too busy’.  The content of this article applies to anyone who is interested in […]

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Buddhism goes to Cuba

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

PRESS RELEASE  (May 20th & 25, 2010) At the invitation of the Faculty of Philosophy and History, University of Havana, it was the pleasure and privilege of Prof. Suwanda H. J. Sugunasiri, Founder, Nalanda College of Buddhist Studies, Toronto, Canada, and of the Divinity Faculty, Trinity College, University of Toronto, to deliver Four Seminars on Buddhism: […]

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