Archive for August 10th, 2010

Last day for the UNPers to save the party from Wickremesinghe

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

H. L. D. Mahindapala When the UNP Working Committee meets today it will battle with proposals that will either shape its future as a viable democratic party or drag it back to the past of the failed, one-man leadership of Ranil Wickremesinghe.. The main issue facing the UNP in the post-Prabhakaran period is to find […]

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Speaking as Hamlet Ghost

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Ajit Randeniya Hamlet is generally considered the most highly developed of Shakespeare’s genre of the Revenge Play that includes Macbeth, Julius Caesar and Richard III. His use of a liberated form of blank verse without formal line limits “”‚ the unrhymed, iambic pentameter- from the kind that had been made fashionable by Thomas Kyd and […]

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Mervyn Silva phenomenon

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

By Charles.S.Perera The reported cases of dengue is said to be about 26000,  of which  about 175 were deaths.   Dengue fever which has taken an epidemic proportion in Sri Lanka is being swept under the carpet of  Mervyn Silva phenomenon  by the opposition political parties to  inform the people and the international community through their […]

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The International “Statesmen” Kofi Annan, Mandela, Tutu and Jimmy Carter, the latest hirelings of the LTTE Diaspora

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

By Dr Garvin Karunaratne, formerly of the SLAS Kofi Annan the former Secretary General of the United Nations, Nelson Mandela the Noble Prize Winner and former President of South Africa, Desmond Tutu, also a Nobel Prize Winner and  the Archibishop of South Africa and former US President of the USA, Jimmy Carter have raised their […]

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The (Recent) Travels of a Journalist-A FORAY INTO NORTH PORTUGAL TO UNCOVER PORTO AND BRAGA -(PART I)

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

By Shelton A. Gunaratne©2010 Luis Miguel Goncalves Pereira, a graduate student from the Communication and Society Research Center (CSRC), Universidade do Minho, was at the Francisco de SƒÆ’†’¡ Carneiro Airport in Pedras Rubras to greet us””‚Yoke-Sim and me””‚when we landed in Portugal on Saturday (17 July 2010) to attend the annual conference of the International […]

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“TOURISM IS BOOMING IN SRI LANKA” – ARE WE READY TO MEET THE FUTURE DEMAND?

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Sarath. Wijesinghe  LL.M ( London) Solicitor – Ambassador of Sri Lanka to United Arab Emirates  Currently we live on the sweat of the expatriate labour force mostly in the Middle East which is the main income of the nation in place of traditional exports such as tea rubber coconut and apparels. Middle East thrives on […]

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Ranil meets President Rajapaksa?

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

By Janaka Alahapperuma President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe have met once again at the President’s House this morning on 10 August. The President and the Opposition leader met each other previously and agreed to continue with the talks on proposed constitutional amendments and electoral reforms.   President Media Unit could not […]

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Sri Lanka handover flood relief to Pakistan

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

By Janaka Alahapperuma The Government of Sri Lanka handed over a stock of 18 metric tons of dry rations and medicine as emergency relief goods to the Government of Pakistan at Chaklala Air Base, Islamabad on 8th August.  A fully equipped  medical team was also deployed to help the victims. On behalf of the Government […]

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