Archive for February 21st, 2012

Modernisation of world by the West has brought it to brink of disaster. Violation of Human rights is another aspect of it.

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

By  Charles.S.Perera  PART ONE  The west had invented Human Rights after the second world war, and today they are  turning it into  the worst of  all “arms” to  keep  powerless  poor nations poorer and remain dependent on the powerful.  The Assistant Secretary for Central  and South Asia of US State Department Robert O Blake  said in […]

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Sri Lanka”s response to US allegations

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

 Shenali Waduge Why can”t Sri Lanka’s officials in particular the foreign ministry respond to allegations made against Sri Lanka if not directly but with the same political gibberish they use upon us? What stops anyone from defending one’s nation?  When these allegations of accountability are thrown at us what stops our officials from saying “”…” […]

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If Not For the 13A Sri Lanka Would be Debt Free

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Dilrook Kannangara Foreign debt is a major problem facing the nation. Every Sri Lankan born today inherits close to a staggering 100,000 rupees debt at birth and increases this debt burden through their life. What is the main evil that made Sri Lankans debtors and tied them eternally to service this humongous debt as bonded […]

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Richard Dawkins is lost for words on radio!

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Ajit Randeniya  The item on Richard Dawkins posted by this writer on Lankaweb (Monday, 20 February) appears to have generated some interest and discussion within the Lankaweb fraternity and outside.  While choosing to ignore some of the anticipated vitriolic attacks from those who think we all evolved from slime (without having had access to all […]

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SL among countries pushing for transparency in UN Human Rights body

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

By Shamindra Ferdinando in Geneva -Courtesy The Island  SriLanka will continue to campaign against the use of Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to undermine UN member states. Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Tamara Kunanayakam, is expected to raise the issue at the 19th sessions of the […]

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The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) launches Deyata IT

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Press Release Issued by Computer Society of Sri Lanka The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL – www.cssl.lk) has launched its newest program to popularise Information and Communication Technology (ICT) among all Sri Lankans, especially focusing on rural areas. Deyata IT programme is aimed at increasing overall awareness on ICT, supporting ICT education and assisting […]

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