Archive for May 5th, 2011

Osama Bin Laden and Obama Sin-Laden

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Dilrook Kannangara After decades of manhunt all over the world and after the deaths of millions of Muslims mostly civilians, the US government finally got their man in Pakistan. He was unarmed and was with his family but he was needlessly killed. Punishing Osama for his crimes is a good thing as it eliminated one […]

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Novelist unfolds link of ‘Terroritis’ with ‘Englishitis’ and ‘Colonialitis’

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

A review  By Professor Shelton A. Gunaratne Suwanda Sugunasiri, 75, a Sri Lankan Canadian who lives in Toronto, has just published his first novel [An] Untouchable Woman’s Odyssey (Distributor: A Different Booklist, Toronto).  Sugunasiri describes himself as a poet, a columnist, a literary critic and a Buddhist scholar. Shelton Gunaratne, professor of mass communications emeritus […]

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Gadaffi, Bin LAden & Tamil Tigers

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Asoka Kuruppu When the Sri Lankan Air Force bombed & killed a Tamil Tiger terrorist leader, Tamil Chevan, in 2007/8 the West condemned the action. One Canadian MP even attended the wake for him in Toronto organized by the Tigers there. But attempts on Gadaffi’s life killing one of his sons & grandchildren is acceptable […]

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THE NUMBERS GAME

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

By Don Wijewardana There is a familiar story in Sri Lankan folklore of a man vomiting seven crows. In fact what he had done was only throw up on a crow’s feather but as the story spread it got magnified over and over. A close parallel to this is currently being played out in the […]

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THE ABBOT ABAD HUNTING

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER Followed by the threats of a horrible tomorrow for the people of Pakistan, the so-called dramatic killing of Osama Bin Laden in Abbot Abad is going to give a new twist and turn to the “ƒ”¹…”fabulous’ story of the US war on terror. Who is going to be held responsible for the […]

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