Archive for May 9th, 2011

Moon has no evidence to hang even a cat

Monday, May 9th, 2011

H. L. D. Mahindapala  In appointing an Advisory Panel of Experts (APE) Ban Ki-Moon, the Secretary-General, has grabbed (literally and metaphorically) the tiger’s tail: he can’t let it go because he is under pressure from the Western and Tamil lobby (represented partly by the anti-Sri Lankan Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy within his own Cabinet) nor can […]

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SPINLESS SECREATARY GENERAL OF THE UN

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Mahinda Weerasinghe Author of: Mission to Oslo Ban Ki-moon’s characteristics were never as explicitly specified as that by Mona Juul. In a leaked internal memo on the 20th of August 2009, Norway’s deputy ambassador Mona Juul targeted Ban and exposed his qualities unequivocally. He was “spineless,” “charmless,” and helplessly, “incapable” of getting anything done, reported […]

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A reply to Pearl Thevanayagam reference her artcle in the Sri Lanka Guardian dated 07 May

Monday, May 9th, 2011

 Lanka Peiris First it is journalists like you who bring disrepute to journalism as a whole. The posting of Sri Lankan Diplomats should not concern you. This is prerogative of the government.  These defence chiefs deserve a little bit of time to enjoy their lives before retirement for the grand job they did in exterminating […]

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Sincere Appreciation and Thanks to the Australian Govt. for the acceptance of Sri Lanka’s new HC Rear Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe !

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Vajiragnana Warnakulasuriya, Melbourne Hon.Julia Gillard, The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia Canberra. 09-05-11  Madam Prime Minister,  My sincere thanks to the Federal Government in accepting the appointment of the Rear Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe as the High Commissioner for Sri Lanka’s in Canberra.  Sri Lankan community, though not vocal as the LTTE Tamil fronts […]

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The Travels of a Journalist—67-We fly from Fargo to San Antonio, then drive to Big Bend National Park on a 9-day adventure of camping.

Monday, May 9th, 2011

By Shelton A. Gunaratne © 2011 Professor of mass communications emeritus at Minnesota State University Moorhead  Having camped in almost every national park in the West and the Midwest, I turned next to the South. My attention focused on Big Bend National Park located in south Brewster County, Texas. The Big Bend NP encompasses approximately […]

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Leading the Buddhist lay followers away from rituals and Ceremonies to the path of the Dhamma is the duty of the Buddhist Monk.

Monday, May 9th, 2011

By Charles.S.Perera Rituals, which are procedures for conducting religious practices cannot all be eliminated, because they are the customary practices that kept a belief system alive.  Different religions have different rituals and religious practices some of  which such as animal sacrifice, and  smearing of animal blood are unacceptable  and should be removed  by all means […]

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The National Exhibition of Information Technology (NEXiT)

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Microsoft Student Ambassador Faculty of Information Technology University of Moratuwa NEXiT, organized by the Faculty of Information Technology of the University of Moratuwa, is an exhibition that aims to fulfill the Information and Communication Technology oriented knowledge requirements of the populace of Sri Lanka in a noteworthy manner, by being the ‘IT Exhibition of the […]

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