Archive for October 1st, 2010

The fall of a hero

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Shenali Waduge The outcome was nothing unexpected at best it was a test to see how the President of Sri Lanka was able to withstand further pressures both national & foreign & endorse sentence. There are likely to be various commentaries on the sentence against the former army commander now set to languish 30 months […]

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The Travels of a Journalist-ABOUT BOWERS, BOATS AND BUDDIES:Elephant Rides and Randy Monkeys Still Talk of Minnetonka Yankees (PART 7B)

Friday, October 1st, 2010

By Shelton A. Gunaratne ©2010 Professor of mass communications emeritus, Minnesota State University Moorhead  Just before I started writing this installment (on 27 Sept. 2010) about the Bowerses’ foray into Sri Lanka a decade ago, I had a long telephone conversation with them to make sure that their memories agreed with those of mine. They […]

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සීයා සහ මුණුඹුරා

Friday, October 1st, 2010

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L E T’ S BEGIN ?

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Ranjit Wickremeratne Let’s begin a new era to fulfil our dreams in our new world of hope. Anoma woman stop crying for a traitor. Let him pay the price for his stupidness and his strong hand tactics.  Ranil stop playing dirty politics and retire like a true gentleman. Dont be  P.I.A to your countrymen. Mangalaya […]

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India Trying to Create Trouble in Sri Lanka – Again

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Asim Alavi  Mr. Gotabaya Rajapakse is certainly right when he said that Sri Lanka remains free of terrorists. Nowadays “terrorism business” has become a rapidly growing and lucrative industry. Funny stories of terror plots, wire-tappings, perceived threats, terror-breeding grounds, Madrasas and terror networks, nuclear and other lethal technologies going into the hands of non-state actors, terrorists […]

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SIGNIFICANCE AND THE IMPACT OF PRESIDENT RAJAPAKSA’S VOYAGE TO THE UNITED NATIONS ASSEMBLY

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Sarath Wijesinghe LLM, (London), Solicitor and Attorney-at-Law “”…” the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United Arab Emirates.  Most Sought for emerging World Leader  President Rajapaksa’s visit to the United Nations Assembly in order to address the Members of the “Globe”, is significant and timely.  Currently he is the most popular and sought for President […]

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Which comes first, money, food or health?

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Dr Hector Perera UK           When you are shopping in Colombo, Bambalapitiya or even in Kandy or Kurunegala, I am sure you would notice plenty of fast food outlets. Has the pearl of the Indian Ocean changed completely, huge glass fronted doors displaying the crowd inside the take away buildings, carrying trays full of food and […]

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Massive agency operation against immigration crime 

Friday, October 1st, 2010

LATESTƒÆ’‚£ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒ¢-¡‚¬NEWS AND UPDATES 30 September 2010 Around a 150 border officers and police officers were involved in a series of early morning raids on 15 locations in Sussex, Surrey and Kent. Thought to be one of the biggest operations of its kind undertaken by the UK Border Agency, it follows an 8 month investigation into […]

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