Archive for November 6th, 2011

Mahinda triumphs over Tamils and I/NGOs in Perth

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

H. L. D. Mahindapala  There were only two winners at the CHOGM held in Perth: Queen Elizabeth and President Mahinda Rajapakse. Both got what they wanted. Queen wanted succession to pass on to a female, overturning the British tradition of passing it first to the male even if the females are senior and she won. […]

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Harper Commonwealth Progress – Nov. 2,2011

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Ira de Silva London, Ontario   The Editor Embassy Magazine Ottawa, Ontario   Dear Sir:   It is not what Mr. Harper said after he left the Commonwealth Conference but what he said before he went and the communique that was issued at the meeting that should be highlighted and the question asked whether Canada will […]

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Criticism of Sri Lanka ignores Tiger threat

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

by: Greg Sheridan, Foreign editor  -Courtesy : The Australian  November 05, 2011 12:00AM November 05, 2011 12:00AM   A female Tamil Tiger fighter in action near Kilinochchi in 2006. Picture: AFP Source: AFP THE criticism of Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa, when he visited Australia for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth, left […]

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Some thugs can’t even name themselves…

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Written by Malinda Seneviratne It has been reported that Rajiv Gandhi, on his way to sign the Indo-Lanka Accord, had told Tamil Nadu politicians that the agreement he was to sign with the then president of Sri Lanka, J.R. Jayewardene, would bring Sri Lanka under the Indian orbit, just like Bhutan. The before and after […]

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Would The Decision Against The Pakistanis Have Been Different Had Those Found Guilty Been From A Western Country And Non Minority ?

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Top Spin By Suni November 4th 2011 The recent high court verdict of ” guilty !” returned by the presiding judge in the Spot Fixing Allegations case seems as though he was hell bent on convicting the Pakustanis onvolved regardless of many principles involving fairplay and justice. Despite the many arguments in favour of the […]

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GRATEFUL LADY HILLARY CLINTON? YOU SCRATCH MY BACK, I WILL SCRATCH YOUR”s

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

By Stanley Perera-Melbourne One can imagine Hillary Clinton entered into an agreement with Sri Lankan born billionaire Raj Rajaratnam who is an American criminal serving 11 year jail sentence, if the Tamil Terrorists funded Hillary’s presidential campaign, Hillary will return the favour to the Tamil Terrorists if she won the election. Hillary lost in one […]

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The recent statement by the General Secretary of the JVP

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Henry The Editor.   The recent statement by the General Secretary of the JVP that it regrets the decision to form alliances with certain politicians and political parties in the past is not the half of it.   If Sri Lanka is to accept the JVP as a sane  political party, it must first apologize to […]

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Harper: Commonwealth progress

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 4 November 2011 The Editor, EMBASSY, Ottawa Sir:  “ƒ”¹…”Harper: Commonwealth progress’ was predictable as night would follow day. What was embarrassing was how he failed to lead the Commonwealth of Nations as the Pied Piper to scuttle the Commonwealth Summit to be held in […]

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Commonwealth Summit 2013 & Eminent Persons Report

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 4 November 2011 The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN Sir: It is a bit presumptuous, strange and tawdry for Canada to add pressure on Sri Lanka and wanting to boycott the Colombo’s Commonwealth Summit in 2013 spelling out alleged violations  of Human Rights during […]

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