Archive for June 14th, 2011

LIES, DAMNED LIES AND STATISTICS

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

By Don Wijewardana  This term popularised by Mark Twain applies more potently today than when he wrote it early last century. In fact lying and concocting statistics to prove it have become a major industry today around the globe.  Two news items appearing in the international media last weeks clearly demonstrate this. One of these […]

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Of that C-4 charge

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

The Island Editorial June 14, 2011, 6:42 pm Prabhakaran, in his terrorist war against the State of Sri Lanka, used C-4 (plastic explosives) very effectively, though he could not win the war. His followers are now dependent on a different kind of C-4 (Channel 4) to carry out their anti-Sri Lankan campaign. Channel 4 has […]

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Lopsided remarks of Dr.Mahim Mendis of FUTA are not in keeping with his Status as a University Lecturer.

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

By Charles.S.Perera The greater influence for the formation of a vibrant Society uniting all influencing groups such as the politicians, the professionals, the religious leaders, the doctors, the scientist, the economists, the businessmen, the workers, and the farmers, should be the intellectuals, fundamentally those who form the younger generation to be meaningful citizens. It is […]

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Channel 4 Screening Of Doctored Film Portrays The Bourgeoise Mentality Of British TV Together With British Ministerial Comments Which Reek Of Duplicity!

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Insight By Sunil Kumar June 14th. 2011 It seems quite high handed and totally unethical that A British film documenting the final bloody weeks of Sri Lanka’s civil war, which it claims provides evidence of war crimes committed by government forces, will be broadcast on television on Tuesday at a time when the controversies rage over what really […]

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Channel 4 Video titled ‘Killing Fields of Sri Lanka’ to be aired on June 14, 2011

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

 Mahinda Gunasekera June 13, 2011  The Editor, Daily Telegraph London, UK  Dear Editor,  Channel 4 Video titled ‘Killing Fields of Sri Lanka’ to be aired on June 14, 2011  I am writing to bring to the attention of your readers that the above video carrying scenes of extra-judicial killings of unidentified men by armed […]

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