Archive for September 7th, 2010

The Mania that is “Tamils of Indian origin” The Bane of Sri Lanka

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Dr Sudath Gunasekara (SLAS) Former Ministry Secretary 6.9.2010  Apropos “Lankan army to return lands of Tamils of Indian origin: Published: Thursday, Sep 2, 2010, 18:43 IST, Place: COLOMBO | Agency: PTI, attributed to Nirupama Rao former Indian Ambassador in Sri Lanka, I thought it appropriate to write few lines on this perpetual Indian intervention on […]

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Jason Kenney: Time to get tough on human smugglers

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent. Gloucester . Ontario . Canada September 7. 2010 The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN   Sir: You reported that Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Jason Kenney had mentioned that it was “Time to get tough on human smuggling” during his meeting with Immigration Ministers from France, Italy, Germany, Greece, Belgium […]

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All should support Constitutional Amendment -Malwatu Asgiri Maha Nayakas

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Asela Kuruluwansa Daily News It is alright to support the proposed Amendment to the Constitution as it is not harmful to the country, said Asgiri Maha Nayaka Most Venerable Udugama Sri Buddharakkhita Thera and Malwatu Anunayaka Ven Niyangoda Vijithasiri Thera. The Asgiri Maha Nayaka Thera was of the opinion that if the people have kept […]

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Academics support 18th Amendment

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Nadira Gunatilleke- Daily News All top scholars in State universities extended their strong support for the 18th Amendment yesterday. They pointed out that the 18th Amendment was totally legal and within the framework of the present Constitution. It can only accelerate the country’s development process while ensuring the people’s right to appoint a President according […]

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SELIG HARRISON-REPUTE AND CREDIBILITY

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

ALI SUKHANVER  Is it the climax of love or the peak of hatred that Selig Harrison talks of nothing but Pakistan and the ISI? He is a well known journalist, at present, working as the director of the Asia Program at the Center for International Policy and a senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International […]

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If Presidents Had Three Terms, CBK Would be Ruling Still, Or Worse

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Dilrook Kannangara Will Sri Lanka get a different set of leaders starting from 2010? No. Will nationalist leaders with foresight and intelligence always become president? No. In fact, these are oddities in Sri Lankan politics. Increasing the President’s terms to three terms is such a shortsighted thing to do. What if this provision was there […]

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