Archive for December 23rd, 2010

RAHUL GANDHI SHALL MIND HIS OWN BUSINESS IN INDIA AND LEAVE SRI LANKA ALONE

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Shripal Nishshanka Fernando Congress leader in India Rahul Gandhi today has voiced his concern over Sri Lanka government “not doing enough” for the Tamils there and said he would ensure that they would get justice. Rahul should first learn the Indian history properly. He should be able to access the reports of TamilNadu political plots […]

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Mr. Rahul Gandhi: Isn’t it enough what your grandmother did, nurturing the LTTE?

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Henry Jayaweera   The Editor.   So the third generation of the great Gandhi generation has made his proclamation. There’s none so dumb as those who will not learn.   This is for Mr. Rahul Gandhi: Isn’t it enough what your grandmother did, nurturing the LTTE, and then your father, who paid the ultimate price for trusting that […]

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Do Gandhi Dynasty Ever Learn?

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Prof. Hudson McLean Playing the Tamil card is political! Now Rahul Gandhi enters the political arena with a “bomb-shell”. This is a point of no-return. Having seen father Rajiv slain by the Tamil Tiger terrorists largely nurtured by the grand mother Indira Gandhi, Rahul’s statement is “explosive” to say the least. Short and Sweet, my […]

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Glaring errors and misconceptions

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

John MacKinnon To: FranƒÆ’†’§ois Boo at GlobalSecurity.org 300 N. Washington St. Suite B-100 Alexandria, VA 22314 Your listing Military – Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) at contains glaring errors and misconceptions. Just a few we noted:Tamil people of the island of Ceylon (now called Sri Lanka) constitute a distinct nation External Aid – LTTE’s […]

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The Travels of a Journalist—49 GO PAST ‘DEVIL’S GAP’ AND GREET ‘HUSKY MUSKIE,’ ‘MAX MOOSE’ AND ‘SLEEPING GIANT’ ON THE WAY

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

By Shelton A. Gunaratne © 2010 Professor of mass communications emeritus @ Minnesota State University Moorhead  I did not err when I said (in the last installment) that we visited the eastern shore of Lake of the Woods Provincial Park in 1988. But the offshore area in the vicinity of Morson that we had the […]

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SAVE THY CHILDREN MR.PRESIDENT!

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Ranjit Wickremeratne  Dear Mr.President same way you rescued our Motherland from ruthless terrorism please help to save our children from evil human beings and bad habbits. You and your Government is doing so much to uplift the standard of our young generation and your Education Minister was helping you and the country on this noble […]

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Sinhabahu the Paradigmatic myth of the Sri Lankan Oedipus

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge  The mythological Story of Sinhabahu describes the origin of Sinhala nation. According to the mythology, the Princess Suppadevi of Vanga Kingdom was kidnapped by a ferocious lion and took her to the wilderness. While living with the lion she became pregnant and had twins. The newly born son was named Sinhabahu […]

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What’s up with coconut?

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

By Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai Dehiwela. Why this unholy   preoccupation with coconut is something I cannot understand. It is not as if we cannot live without coconut. When we are abroad we jolly well manage to cook all sorts of tasty dishes without coconut. May be healthier too. We are going on and on […]

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Why is it snowing at our TV station?

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

By Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai  Dehiwela. It is amusing, nay irritating  to see a TV station has taken to show continuous snowing when the news is read. Hello, This is Srilanka, remember? It does not snow here. We are blessed with gorgeous sunshine and rainbows  right throughout the year. We have lovely showers, plentiful […]

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