Archive for December 13th, 2010

The Issue Of The National Anthem In Both Official Languages Put Into Perspective.

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Insight By Sunil Kumar Dec.13th 2010  There seems to be some misinformation on the issue of the National Anthem and its Tamil connections as the barkings from all the unwanted sources such as Karunanidhi that age old rabble rouser from Tamil Nadu and a few self styled pundits blasting away with their epithets at the […]

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Grow up UNP!

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Henry Jayaweera   The Editor.   First, let me congratulate the UNP for being able, at last, to get its act together as far as internal politics goes, and bring some semblance of order, albeit agreeing to disagree, as the compromise of two heads obviously shows.   Now to my more serious concern. According to reports, this […]

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A submission to LLRC

Monday, December 13th, 2010

By Charles.S.Perera The Secretary, Mr.S.B.Athugoda The Lessons Learnt & Reconciliation Commission, The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations & Strategic Studies, 24 Horton Place, Colombo “”…” 07, Sri Lanka.  Mr. Chairman and distinguished members of the Commission, In ancient times it was to the elders the people took their problems. It had been so in […]

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What the Tigers failed to get by the bullet the TNA is now trying to achieve by hypocrisy and deceitful means.

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Dr Sudath Gunasekara 13.12.2010. D.B.S.Jeyaraj writing to dbsjeyaraj.com on December 10th, 2010 under the caption “ƒ”¹…”President Rajapaksa initiates political dialogue with TNA‘ has revealed the following information. He says that there had been preliminary discussions in this regard between two representatives of the government and the TNA and they had made commendable progress in most […]

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Not-so-secret agreements with TNA

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Durand Appuhamy Negombo Courtesy The Island  In a weekend newspaper, a Tamil journalist has revealed that the President has agreed in one-to-one talks with TNA leader R. Sambandan that, among other things, exclusive powers over land will be devolved and all state land in the province will be vested in the Provincial Unit, though this […]

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Please Keep the Tamil Version of Sri Lanka Matha, the National Anthem

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Dilrook Kannangara It was reported that the Tamil version of the National Anthem would soon become a thing of the past as state establishments, etc, would not sing it. Apparently the former Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike had walked out of a function when the Tamil version of Sri Lanka Matha was sung at a function. […]

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Time to strengthen laws to counter separatist sentiments

Monday, December 13th, 2010

S. Akurugoda According to  media reports, governing party members of the Sri Lankan parliament handed in a motion to the Speaker requesting for the appointment of a select committee to probe into UNP MP Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena. The motion was said to be signed by 78 governing party members and has called for a select […]

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NATIONAL ANTHEM IN ONE LANGUAGE-BOLD DECISION BY A PROUD NATION HIGH TIME TO CORRECT THE SPELLING OF THE COUNTRY NAME

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Shripal Nishshanka Fernando Let it be Tamil, English or Sinhalese. But let it be in one language. That is how an Anthem of a nation shall be.   Flag of Sri Lanka  Certainly it was hilarious that Sri Lanka had allowed an alternate Anthem for a considerable period of time till today other than its […]

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