Archive for August 18th, 2010

Reinventing the Economy of the USA

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

By Garvin Karunaratne, Ph.D., Michigan State University International Consultant Summary  Current fiscal and monetary measures, as well as the US President’s Stimulus Package offering $ 862 billion to rejuvenate the ailing corporations, financial institutions etc.,` is unlikely to bring prosperity to the USA economy in the long term. The paradigm that had been hitherto followed- to […]

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Airports, Airports every where, but nor Airport for Kandy

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Dr. Sudath Gunasekara (SLAS) 18.8.2010. It has been aired out in CDN of 18th August that the Ports and Aviation Ministry will renovate 13 inland airports to boost the inland air transportation system. The 13 airports listed were Polonnaruwa, Hingurakgoda, Palali, Rathmalana, Koggala, Katukurunda, Weeravila, Trincomalee, Sigiriya, Batticaloa, Ampara, KKS and Vavuniya. (In addition now […]

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CHINA SURPASSES JAPAN AS ECONOMIC POWER HOUSE OBTAINING NUMBER 2 SPOT IN THE WORLD BEHIND THE US

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

By Walter Jayawardhana in Los Angeles China has surpassed Japan to become the world’s No.2 economy , behind only the United States , the Los Angeles Times reported. In a lead story in its business section the newspaper said, “China’s economy has surpassed, as the world’s second largest. a highly anticipated milestone rich in symbolism […]

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Your Sunday Star Editorial: Sri Lanka’s telling exodus

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Martin Walker, P.Eng (Ontario) Thornhill, ON Canada Editor The Toronto Star One, Young St Toronto,ON Re: Your Editorial: “Sri Lanka’s telling exodus” – Sunday Star, Aug 15, 2010 Dear Editor,   It is with great interest I read your coverage of the newest arrival of the Tamil migrant ship, for the past few days.  Your editorial […]

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BE WORTHY TO YOUR MOTHERLAND.

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Ranjit Wickremeratne  Government cannot do everything alone to fulfil our dreams. We too must be part of it and get together and help the Government as well as ourselves to become a rich nation in the world. We dont have a big population or many ethnic groups like in India,Philippines and other so many countries […]

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The struggle for survival of a sovereign, unitary and independent nation

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

By Lt Col (Retd) Anil Amarasekera At one point of time the country now identified as Sri Lanka was known as Heladiva or Sivhela as there were four clans living in this country. They were the Devas, the Yakkas, the Rakshas and the Nagas. Prince Vijaya and his Sinha clan that migrated to this country […]

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Canada’s Prime Minister talks tough on the Tamil illegal migrants

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .Canada August 18, 2010   The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN   Sir:   Prime Minister Stephen Harper said at a Mississauga event on Tuesday,The federal government “will not hesitate to strengthen the laws” in order to tackle the “trend” of would be refugees arriving in […]

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Here’s some material for light reading

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Sunil Vijayapala Australia Amidst going through the viccitudes of life here’s something for light reading.  In 2008 I had two meditation sprees in India and Sri Lanka near the Bodhi Trees.  One day in Anu as I was sitting in contemplation few older villagers who came to worship the Bodhi were engaged in an idle […]

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Canada’s Response To Refugee Ship Being Portrayed Erroneously By Some To Confuse The World!

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Insight By Sunil Kumar Aug. 19 th 2010 Indeed the world watches the almost theatrical  scenario unfolding albeit no laughing matter of the refugee ship from Sri Lanka that has now reaced Canada and the media hype on related issues perhaps on the insistence of would be Tamil Tiger supporters portraying a totally wrong picture of the […]

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The politics of relief: Aliens in their own land

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Courtesy The Express Tribune MUZAFFARABAD: The government and local clerics refused to shelter around 500 flood-affected families belonging to the Ahmadiya community in South Punjab’s relief camps. Not only that, the government also did not send relief goods to the flood-hit areas belonging to the Ahmadiya community, The Express Tribune has learnt during a visit […]

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ANOTHER AHMADI MUSLIM IN PAKISTAN brutally MARTYRED in a religiously motivated attack.

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

By A. Abdul Aziz, Press Secretary, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Sri Lanka. According to the reports, it is with great sadness and regret that the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat hereby confirms that a well-known Ahmadi Muslim, Dr Najam al-Hasan (39) was martyred in a religiously motivated attack in Karachi, at approximately 12:15am local time on Tuesday 17th […]

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