Archive for August 3rd, 2010

Et tu, Tutu?……….

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Dr Bandula Kothalawala London N7 Archbishop Desmond Tutu, according to an AFP report, is the latest international dignitary to wade in to the debate on the UN Panel. The Archbishop and Mr Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General, members of an “Elders’ Forum”, are reported to have urged the Sri Lankan Government to co-operate with the […]

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The Dengu Epidemic: Can it be contained?

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

By Garvin Karunratne, Ph.D. The Dengu Epidemic is in full swing and many deaths are reported. When I spoke to a friend over the telephone recently, he mentioned that there is another killer fever prevailing today, which is not identified as Dengu.  Something appears to have gone wrong with our prevention methods and I am […]

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Why Stop Tamil Boats?

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Prof. Hudson McLean Why the hysteria of Sri Lankan authorities about Tamils attempt to enter Australia, Canada and elsewhere? Sri Lanka is a democratic country where its citizens and visitors are free to Enter and Exit at their pleasure, subject to Immigration Laws of the Island. I have not read of any other country who […]

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L.S.S.P should take a lesson from one of its exemplary members the late comrade Wesley Muthiah.

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

By Charles.S.Perera  On the 4 August,2007, our dear friend Wesley, parted from us leaving an empty space among his friends, all those who loved him, and had come to know him well.    Looking back at what a fiery  political party LSSP was, and what it represented to Wesley, one feels sad  that Tissa Vitarana […]

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Ahmadiyya conference concludes

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

AHMADIYYA  MUSLIM  JAMA’AT – SRI LANKA The three-day international Ahmadiyya Conference concluded on August 1, 2010, at Hadeeqatul Mahdi in Alton, Hampshire, U.K.   This international event attracted great interest with at least 30,000 delegates from over 80 countries. The event began with His Holiness leading the Friday prayers (Jumma) on 30th July. His Holiness took […]

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AFGHANISTAN-WAITING FOR ANOTHER TRIAL.

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

ALI SUKHANVER  “Who is going to take care of you when I am no more in this world?” said the helpless prisoner in the death cell to his beloved standing on the other side of the bars. “My love! I can’t bear even the thought of anyone else touching you.” He put her hands around […]

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Obama on Iraq

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

John MacKinnon   Joe Klein wrote a nice piece for Time. I decided to drop my .02 on it. http://swampland.blogs.time.com/2010/08/02/obama-on-iraq/   Get the details here http://www.slnewsonline.net/JM_20090323_To_New_York_Times.asp http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items/2009/06/06/fraud-by-ltte-tamil-tiger-terrorists-obama-on-usa-today/ http://www.island.lk/2008/02/11/features1.html     Back then I wrote this: Unfortunately, some of these Tamils who get a free education from Sri Lanka that immigrated to the UK, US and […]

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