Archive for August 19th, 2011

Was Nallur the capital of the Nagas in ancient Nakadeepa?

Friday, August 19th, 2011

 by Prof. Chandre Dharmawardana, Ottawa, Canada Romesh Jayaratnam, has writen in the Sri Lanka Guardian of the 17th August (www.srilankaguardian.org/2011/08/in-veneration-of-nallurs-vira-ma-kali.html), about Nallur’s Vira Ma Kali devotional tradition. He mentions that the Temple in Nallur was `built by a king in pre-colonial Jaffna’, and also makes a timely plea against animal sacrifices and calls for […]

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ARM TWISTING, PEACE AND RECONCILIATION

Friday, August 19th, 2011

By Mr. Sarath. Wijesinghe, LL.M (London) Solicitor-Attorney-at-Law    Why Sri Lanka – Why only Sri Lanka  US Spokeswoman Victoria Newland alleges to have made a statement on the “podium”  that US pushes for credible war crimes throughout and threatens a possible international inquiry if adequate steps were not taken by Colombo for a credible probe […]

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AN OPEN LETTER TO SARATH SILVA-FORMER CHIEF INJUSTICE OF SRI LANKA

Friday, August 19th, 2011

 By Stanley Perera from Melbourne My dear Sarath, Your official web site launching ceremony of the Voice against corruption Organisation makes you a joker and a laughing stock. My dear Sarath, if you need to know why I said this, please go before a mirror and look at your face. If you are suffering […]

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Sri Lanka, Augusr 10,2011 – If there is to be Peace there must be Justice, A. Neve of Amnesty International

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Ira de Siva London, Canada The Editor Embassy Magazine Ottawa, Ontario.   Dear Sir:   I am responding to the article by A. Neve of Amnesty International titled “If There is to be Peace there must be Justice”, because I have had continuing correspondence with Mr. Neve regarding Amnesty’s continued vilification of Sri Lanka without […]

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HOW THE U.S. IS ASSISTING CHINA BECOME A WORLD POWER

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Wick Gankanda Los Angeles, California, USA It is no secret that China is ascending as a global power. It is also no secret that China is one of the genuine supporters of democracy and freedom, especially when it comes to combating internationally supported terrorists, in this case in Sri Lanka. The Asian giant has never […]

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India should be ashamed of the way it has treated “Anna Hazare”.-Letters to the Editor,

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Sasanka De Silva, Pannipitiya Letters to the Editor, Lanka Web, Colombo.   Dear Sir, India should be ashamed of the way it has treated “Anna Hazare”. Those who were responsible for jailing him for merely planning to start another hunger strike should be forced out of their offices either way, if India wants to keep […]

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Pakistan – Sri Lanka FTA review concluded in Colombo

Friday, August 19th, 2011

 janaka alahapperuma The Secretarial Level Meeting and talks between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on the bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in Colombo were concluded on August 18. The two sides reviewed several bilateral trade aspects and focused on the possibility of mutual tariff concession entitlements on selected items.  The agreed minutes of Pakistan Sri […]

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දිවයිනේ සමස්ත විදුලියනය මේ වනවිට 92% ඉතිරි 8% වසර 2012 අවසන් වීමට පෙර.

Friday, August 19th, 2011

මාධ්‍ය අංශය – විදුලිබල හා බලශක්ති අමාත්‍යාංශය මේ වනවිට දිවයිනේ විදුලියනය 92%ක් බවට පත්කර ඇති බවත්, ඉතිරි 08%ක ප්‍රමාණය ලබන වසර අවසන් වීමට ප්‍රථම සම්පූර්ණ කළයුතු බවත්, ඒ වෙනුවෙන් සිය සේවය කැපවීමෙන් ඉටු කරන ලෙසත් විදුලිබල හා බලශක්ති අමාත්‍ය ගරු පාඨලී චම්පික රණවක මහතා ලංවිම ඉංජිනේරුවරුන්ගෙන් ඉල්ලා සිටියේය. ඒ මහතා මෙම අදහස් පළ කළේ  ඊයේ […]

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15% of Broadland Hydro power plant expenditure to be reimbursed to the CEB.බ්‍රෝඩ්ලන්ඩ් ජලවිදුලි බලාගාරයේ මුළු පිරිවැයෙන් 15%ක ප්‍රතිපූරණයක් ලංවිමට හිමිවේ

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Ministry of Power & Energy මාධ්‍ය අංශය – විදුලිබල හා බලශක්ති අමාත්‍යාංශය Due to the construction work of the Broadland Hydro Power plant in the lower section of the Lakshapana complex, with a capacity of 35 MW and 126 GW to be added to the national grid, and not relesing harmful carbon emissions to the […]

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British High Commissioner pays respects at key Buddhist sites in Kandy

Friday, August 19th, 2011

By Janaka Alahapperuma The British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, John Rankin visited Kandy and paid respects at key Buddhist sites in the sacred hill city recently. He paid his respect to the Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth Relic) and later visited the Asgiri and Malwatta Chapters to meet the Chief Prelates who […]

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Sri Lanka Army to introduce Teakwondo Martial Art to youths in the North

Friday, August 19th, 2011

By Janaka Alahapperuma A grand show was displayed at the Alfred Duraiappah stadium last Sunday on 14 August to introduce teakwondo as a martial art to Jaffna youths by the Sri Lanka Army, Security Forces Headquarters- Jaffna. A special taekwondo show was performed by Korean teakwondo instructors and the sportsmen and women of the Army […]

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