Archive for March 22nd, 2012

Friends, Foes, Eunuchs and Lackeys

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Janaka Yagirala Before anything, the most sincere gratitude to all nations that voted against the US and EU (aka axis of evil) resolution against our motherland. Russia and China have always been our true friends. Same has to be said about brave little Cuba, living in the shadow of the Yankee empire. Heartiest thanks to […]

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US/UNHRC Resolution against Sri Lanka & India s(h)itting Vo(mi)ting with USA.

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

by mahinda karunaratne  In an unexpected scenario India decided to vote with USA against the resolution and it is more than clear that Sri Lanka lacks the number of votes needed to defeat it, at the US Thuggery on member countries to vote with them.  It’s now well known to all and every sector of […]

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Colossus Philip Gunawardena shows us the way

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

by Garvin Karunaratne Half a century ago I was privileged to be one of the youngest lieutenants handpicked to implement the Paddy Lands Act, the magnificent piece of legislation devised by the visionary leader Hon Philip Gunawardena to allay all the ills of peasant agriculture in Sri Lanka.  It was a time when our country, […]

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‘Indo-Lanka ties cordial despite Indian shift over resolution’-Gotabhaya Rajapaksa

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Published: Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012, 21:51 IST | Updated: Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012, 22:40 IST Place: COLOMBO | Agency: PTI   Sri Lanka’s ties with India remains cordial as they have been at all times, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said here on Wednesdau, as he pointed to “domestic political compulsions” for New Delhi’s change of stance […]

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Dr. Manmohan Singh, Your Statement in Lok Sabha-Inclination to Vote for the US Motion at the UNHRC

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Mahinda Gunasekera Canada  Dr. Manmohan Singh Prime Minister of India New Delhi, India Dear Prime Minister,  Your Statement in Lok Sabha-Inclination to Vote for the US Motion at the UNHRC  I refer to your statement made in the Lok Sabha on March 20, 2012, about the Indian Government’s inclination to vote in favour of the […]

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G.L.PIRIS IS FULLY RESPONSIBLE- MIGHT IS RIGHT

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

By Stanley Perera-Kandy Although USA is bankrupt, $140 million was spent in buying votes at the UNHRC.  Eight voters were kept silenced. Twenty four voters supported the resolution against Sri Lanka including the world’s most unreliable and untrustworthy Indians.  Those Indians must realise first and foremost that Sri Lanka is faced with the current situation […]

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Manipulation of the body of young Balasinghman-Further excesses of Channel 4

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

by Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha, MP-Courtesy The Island March 22, 2012, 8:44 pm In dealing with the allegations made by Channel 4, one needs to look carefully at what they present as their most damning evidence, the pictures of the dead body of Prabhakaran’s son. The killing of a child is always shocking and, unlike the […]

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American resolution nothing but a Trojan horse

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

By Bandu de  Courtesy The Island Jehan Perera writing in The Island of 12th March 2012 seems to propose a conciliatory attitude towards the amended US Draft Resolution (D/R) now before the UNHRC. His reasons seem to be that the amended D/R differs in a significant area of its concern from the previous draft that […]

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LLRC, USA resolution,reconciliation and sovereignty – II

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

By Nalin de Silva Courtesy The Island  March 20, 2012, 5:26 pm  Now what is the record of the western countries as far as reconciliation is concerned. Do the Afro Americans enjoy the same privileges as the European Americans? Obama follows the white Anglo Saxon Protestant (WASP) culture irrespective of the colour of his skin […]

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What are the health benefits of eating fruits and vegetables?

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

DR  Hector Perera    London Due to their nutritional and health benefits, it’s recommended that fruit and vegetables form the basis of our diet, with a minimum intake of five portions each day that is about a third of our daily food consumption. My mind went back to Sri Lanka, those days we never thought about […]

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A New Heaven and Earth for Global Peace – Ahmadiyya Founder’s Day – March 23.

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

By A. Abdul Aziz  Islam, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and the Holy Qur’an: Islam means “ƒ”¹…”Peace and submission to the will of Allah’. It was the message brought by the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah upon him). Muhammad (PBUH) received a revelation from Allah in which he was told that Allah alone was […]

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