Archive for September, 2010

The Travels of a Journalist-ABOUT BOWERS, BOATS AND BUDDIES:Yankee Doodles’ Adventures in Sri Lanka (PART 7A)

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

By Shelton A. Gunaratne ©2010 Professor of mass communications emeritus, Minnesota State University Moorhead  When the Yankee Doodles””‚the Bowerses””‚joined us””‚the Gunaratnes””‚on a tour of Sri Lanka in July 2000, they did not come riding on ponies or wearing feathered caps. Rather, they wanted to go riding on elephants, the tamed behemoths they had seen in […]

More >

United Nations Assembly

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

By  Sarath Wijesinghe, LL.M (London) Solicitor-Attorney-at-Law , Ambassador of Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates United Nations Assembly Eradicated terrorism  On 24th September 2010 His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka addressed the 65th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations chaired by Dr. Ali […]

More >

The Sri Lankan Administration Has Transformed The Nation Into A Terror Free Environment Which Should Be Acknowledged With Gratitude And Protected!

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Insight By Sunil Kumar Sept.29th 2010 “It needs to be greatly as well as gratefully acknowledged that no terrorist act has taken place and no one has died due to the menace in Sri Lanka since the end of LTTE war last year “, in the words of a top military commander and speaks volumes […]

More >

Leaders waxed and waned about UN Millennium targets

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Philip Fernando, former Deputy Editor Sunday Observer, Sri Lanka  UN’s 65h General Assembly seemed to have glossed over the millennium goals. World leaders who convened in New York were waxing and waning about a series of ambitious goals established 10 years ago for improving living conditions in the world’s poorest nations. Whether those targets called […]

More >

Canada should be pro-immigration Don Cayo said.

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada September 28, 2010   The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN   Sir:   Don Cayo should stop talking nonsense when he says “We should all be pro-immigration”.  He continues to say, “In my own city of Vancouver, if you were to take away visible […]

More >

DAVID! GOING….. GOING…….GONE

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Malin Abeyatunge What a come down for the big mouthed  David Miliband getting defeated by his own younger brother Ed for the Labor Party leadership. In  the recent election held for the UK Labor Party leadership, Ed Miliband became the leader of Labor Party defeating his older brother David. What a sigh of relief for […]

More >

Get tough on migrant boats

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario. Canada   September 29, 2010   The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN   Sir:   “There is a solution to smuggling. That’s to send them back”, the former diplomat  to Yugoslavia  and a veteran of the federal immigration department, James Bissett said.  “If you send one […]

More >

Faith Inspiring address by Ahmadiyya World Leader concludes Muslim Youth Conference, U.K.

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

By A. Abdul Aziz,  Press Secretary,  Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Sri Lanka. Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya UK (MKA), the youth wing of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (Jama’at) in the UK this weekend successfully held its 38th Annual National Conference (Ijtema) at Islamabad in Tilford, Surrey. The three day event, which was attended by nearly 4,000 delegates, included numerous […]

More >

Ranil de Silva wins IAA Global Medal of Merit

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Arc Worldwide Sri Lanka; a part of Leo Burnett Solutions Inc.   Colombo: Wednesday, 29th September, 2010 The International Advertising Association (IAA) headquartered in New York with 56 chapters around the world, presented its highest accolade for outstanding service to the industry- The Global Medal of Merit, to Sri Lankan advertising icon Ranil de Silva at […]

More >

How Basic Survival Rules can minimize the Loss of Life in Disaster Situations!

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Vajiragnana Warnakulasuriya Melbourne Australia Mr.Ban-Ki-Moon The Secretary General of United Nations  The United Nations Organization Your Excellency,   How Basic Survival Rules can minimize the Loss of Life in Disaster Situations! I believe UN Charter is endowed with unlimited intelligence, talent, mechanical, electrical and electronic aids at its command to harness them in an unexpected […]

More >

MR on the right direction-Sri Lankas bid for observer status at Organisation Islamic Conference

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Masihudeen Inamullah MA  and PhD scholar in International Affairs. Former Consul General of Sri lanka in Jeddah, KSA  President Mahinda Rajapakshe reported to have held meetings with Heads of Arab Muslim states at the sidelines of his recent visit to UN.. among other  matters of bilateral and multilateral interests President has  expressed his nations intention […]

More >

Canada should be pro-immigration Don Cayo said.

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada   September 28, 2010   The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN   Sir:   Don Cayo should stop talking nonsense when he says “We should all be pro-immigration”.  He continues to say, “In my own city of Vancouver, if you were to take away visible […]

More >

SRI LANKA: A man was died while in the custody of the Moratuwa Police

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION-URGENT APPEAL PROGRAMME ISSUES: Extrajudicial killing; impunity; rule of law —————————————————— Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that a man was found with fatal injuries to the stomach caused by sharp weapon while in the custody of the Moratuwa Police Station. He was arrested on 22 September […]

More >

Villainous Poisoning Cases in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Dr Lalith Perera Poisoning is a widely used mode of murder in Sri Lanka. Poisons can either act slowly, over a long period of time, or rapidly, within minutes or hours. Certain poisons can imitate diseases, causing the medical experts to misdiagnose a medical problem. The most famous poisoning case in Sri Lanka could be […]

More >

National Leadership Development Seminar (NLDS) 2010 Sri Lanka

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Organizing Committee “”…” NLDS 2010, AIESEC Sri Lanka. AIESEC, the world’s largest student driven organization, will host “The national leadership development seminar”, from 14th “”…” 17th October in MIMT (MAS Institute of Management & Technology), Thulhiriya. The organization which is a platform forits members to discovertheir leadership potential, takes a leading role in helping the […]

More >

SRI LANKAN PRESIDENT MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA MEETS WITH TOP AMERICAN BUSINESS LEADERS

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

PRESS RELEASE EMBASSY OF SRI LANKA, WASHINGTON DC   While on official visit to New York City for the United Nations General Assembly, His Excellency, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa attended a luncheon for American business leaders to outline emerging opportunities for investment in Sri Lanka. Business executives from a variety of industries, including the […]

More >

Role of Tamils in UK and terrorism – Lessons to be learnt

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

By Ben Silva Com. of Inquiry on Lessons Learnt and Reconcilation 24- Lakshman Kadir: Inst, no 24, Horton Pls, Colombo 7 Dear Sir, Role of Tamils in UK and terrorism “”…” Lessons to be learnt  I wish to make the following submission for your kind consideration. It is essential to identify the cause of the […]

More >

Ratata ha jatiyata vina karana Huniyam Tunak

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Dr Sudath Gunasekara (SLAS) President Senior Citizens Movement Mahanuwara 25. 9 2010 A Huniyam is translated as a black spell or an incantation. But both words do not precisely convey the exact and precise meaning of the Sinhala word Huniyama to the Sinhala mind, though the Englishmen might get some vague anthropological notion associated with […]

More >

SRI LANKA: A man is shot dead while in the police custody of Embilipitiya Police

Monday, September 27th, 2010

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION-URGENT APPEAL PROGRAMME ISSUES: Extrajudicial killing; impunity; rule of law —————————————————— Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that a man was shot dead by police officers while in the custody of an officer attached to the Embilipitiya Police Station. He was arrested on 17 September 2010 and […]

More >

Gama Naguma and Jathika Saviya

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Sri Lanka 2010 Jathika Saviya was a programme that was initiated in threatened villages following the Kebethigollawa incident. The President assigned Basil Rajapaksa to the task of looking after the needs of the people living in these villages. The Defence Secretary had also stated at the Security Council that if people moved out, then that […]

More >

BLACK WATER IN ACTION

Monday, September 27th, 2010

ALI SUKHANVER  The western forces have succeeded in depriving Taliban of public support in Pakistan; surely a difficult question to be answered. For the last many years the reality of the Taliban has been a matter of confusions and misunderstandings. Since its beginning, the Taliban movement was simply and purely an ideology-based exercise strongly tinged […]

More >

THE ‘QUESLING’ TERM SHOULD BE REPLACED WITH A ONE MORE APPROPIATE; I SUGGEST: ‘RANIL-WICKREMESINGHE’

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

Mahinda Weerasinghe Author of  Mission to Oslo Mahindapala’s “Ranil about to repeat Uncle JRJ’s end” Posted on September 21st, 2010 was, factual, brilliant and informative. I read it with avidity. However there is subtler truth which unfortunately had eluded his attention. Obviously “ƒ”¹…”Yankee dick’ tinkered with the UNP constitution to keep power for self. In […]

More >

What Do Bandaranaike, Premadasa and Rajapaksha Have in Common?

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

Dilrook Kannangara It is a chilling realization that they all have something in common.  So what do they have in common which other national leaders didn’t have? China. The first two were assassinated, even decades later, countrymen are still grappling with the entirety of the conspiracies behind their assassinations. Certainly the assassins were not acting […]

More >

එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ මහා මණ්ඩල සැසිවාරයේදී පැවසූ ඇමරිකානු ජනාධිපතිතුමාගේ කථාව

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

ƒÆ’‚ ¶ ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ “ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ¶± ƒÆ’‚ ¶´ƒÆ’‚ ¶«ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶©ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ¶¢ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ¶´ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ¶º ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ¶¢ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ¶´ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶¶ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚¹ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶½ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ¶± ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ¶º ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ¶» ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ¶©ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶”…¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”- ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·”…” ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚¦ƒÆ’‚ ¶°ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ “ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘. ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶¶ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚¹ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ¶º ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·”…”ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ¶§ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¾‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸, ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·”…” ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚¦ƒÆ’‚ ¶°ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ “ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ¶º ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ¶©ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶”…¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”…”ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ¶§ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¶ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¾ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶§ ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚¦ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¾ƒÆ’‚ ¶½ƒÆ’‚ · ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ · ƒÆ’‚ ¶½ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·”…”. ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‘ ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚¦ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¾ƒÆ’‚ ¶½ƒÆ’‚ ·, ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶¶ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚¹ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ¶º ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶»ƒÆ’‚ ·”…”ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ¶§ ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·”-ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶º ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚¦ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ “ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ¶º ƒÆ’‚ ¶”‚¹ƒÆ’‚ ¶¯ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¾‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ · ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡. ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ ƒÆ’‚ ·”…¾ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ¶´ƒÆ’‚ ·”‚ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·”‘ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ·ƒÆ’‚ ¶ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ¶ºƒÆ’‚ ¶±ƒÆ’‚ ·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ¶¸ƒÆ’‚ ¶­ƒÆ’‚ ¶º. […]

More >

Is Canada up to the immigration challenge?

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

Asoka Weerasinghe  Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada September 26, 2010 The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN Sir: “Is Canada up to the immigration challenge?” you asked since hostility toward newcomers has caused a shift in Europe’s political landscape. I pray that we won’t be heading in that direction although Canada seems to […]

More >

We are waiting for that historic enouncement of president Rajapaksa

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony (Part 15-C)(Continued from part 15-B) People do not trust institutions anymore for another reason. In the face of massive purchasing power of global capital, virtually there is nothing left behind without being trapped into the complex web of its influence and its culture of […]

More >

Professor N.L.A..Karunarathne, Vice Chancellor of the University of Jayawardhanapura, deserves our gratitude

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

By Charles.S.Perera  Professor N.L.A..Karunarathne Vice Chancellor of the University of Jayawardhanapura deserves every decent citizen’s gratitude for keeping the Jayawardhanapura University free from the ordeal of ragging.  The ragging of the students entering the Universities in Sri Lanka on the first year of admission, had reached intolerable, ignoble, savage, and putrid levels putting to shame […]

More >

Abuse of Power by Presidents of Sri Lanka

Friday, September 24th, 2010

By Garvin Karunaratne, Ph.D.(Michigan State University) Former Government Agent, Matara District Upul Jayawardena, a columnist states that the Port of Hambantota could be the armageddon for President Rajapaksa in the manner that the leasing out of oil tanks in Trincomalee to the USA in the early Eighties by President Jayawardena did cause India to train […]

More >

Hon.Governor Tikiri Kobbekaduwa should help Tharuna Aruna Trainees in the Central Province to avoid a discrimination.

Friday, September 24th, 2010

by Charles.S.Perera  The 2088 graduates under Tharuna Aruna  Training Programme, after going through an arduous military style training course had immense difficulties to make their grievances heard at the correct place. Their manifestations were   subjected to police  water jets  and batten charges. Finally all of them were able to get employments as  financial assistants in […]

More >

18th amendment, the Big fat snake and the bird in the cage

Friday, September 24th, 2010

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony (Part 15-B) (Continued from part 15-A) Take a scenario in which a bird has been denied its freedom by confining it into a cage. And say, there is a big fat snake patiently waiting outside the cage to take the first opportunity to hunt […]

More >

Copyright © 2018 LankaWeb.com. All Rights Reserved. Powered by Wordpress