Archive for October 10th, 2010

Games of the non-commonwealth has lessons for Sri Lanka

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Ajit Randeniya  Another episode of the farce known as the Commonwealth Games started on October 3 in Delhi, following high drama created by the western corporate media. The people of India however, could not care less about the circus, and they kept away in droves while the contests were taking place in empty venues.  The […]

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Dr. Wijaya Godakumbura and the Wonderful Lamp

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge    When I was working in the Colombo North General Hospital in late 1999 I had an opportunity of listening to a lecture that was delivered by Dr Wijaya Godakumbura . He spoke of an unseen but an acute problem in Sri Lanka. He spoke of burn injuries that occur due […]

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Islamic Fundamentalism and the Wahabi Cult in Sri Lanka

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Shameer Zufer It is sadly true but there is a rising trend of “Islamic fundamentalism” in Sri Lanka, and the blame for this can be squarely laid at the feet of the Wahabis who are trying to take the peaceful Sri Lankan Muslim community down the path of extremism and violence.ƒÆ’‚£ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒ¢-¡‚¬ The Wahabis have already […]

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The Travels of a Journalist;YANKEE DOODLES MEET CROCODILE DUNDEES:Tornado Threatens Visitors Who Ate Catfish (Part A)

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

By Shelton A. Gunaratne ©2010 Professor of mass communications emeritus, Minnesota State University Moorhead  Three “ƒ”¹…”Crocodile’ Dundees from Rockhampton, Qld., the home of the Gunaratnes for 10 years from 1976, landed in Fargo-Moorhead Thursday, 6 May 2004. They had hobnobbed with us during the days when we were trying to mould ourselves into fair dinkum […]

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