Archive for April 15th, 2012

Sri Lanka in the shadow of two scheming giants

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

The following is an edited texst of the speech delivered by H. L. D. Mahindapala at the Royal Asiatic Society last week. Let me locate our position in the geo-political map to understand where we are right now and to find out whether there is a way out. Today we are in a position where […]

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Spies Like Us! The Noel Mudalige disappearance debacle

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Ajit Randeniya The 1985 movie “ƒ”¹…”Spies Like Us’ that starred Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd had an “ƒ”¹…”interesting’ story line as far as spoof movies go. The story went like this: Pentagon Nuts determined to start a 3rd World War chose two totally incompetent applicants from a CIA recruitment program, to be parachuted in to […]

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Tamil Nadu leaders prefer remote sensing to direct observation when it comes to Sri Lanka Tamil issue

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Asada M Erpini Never a day seems to pass without the big guns in Tamil Nadu politics shedding buckets of tears or demanding action by the Central Government of India, citing the plight of Sri Lankan Tamils. Yet, when they are given the opportunity to see for themselves what goes on in the North and […]

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Amnesty Int’l a Tool of US Foreign Policy

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Mahinda Gunasekera   Amnesty has been cited by the author as an organization in receipt of funding from the US Government which uses it along with other INGO as a tool of foreign policy. The first director of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) which receives an annual appropriation by the US Congress as part of […]

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Don’t seek exclusive rights to Sri Lanka, Rajiv Wijesinghe tells India,

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana India should not feel awkward about the Chinese presence in Sri Lanka since there is plenty of room for both declared Member of Parliament and Presidential advisor Rajiv Wijesinghe in an interview in New Delhi. In a stopover in the Indian capital while travelling to Nepal Wijesinghe said India cannot have exclusive […]

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TERRORISM CRUSHES TOURISM

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

PROF. ALI SUKHANVER  Last month, I had been there inDhakafor more than a week and every moment was a moment of learning. When I was looking across the windows of my car at the sky-kissing buildings on the jam-packed roads ofDhaka, a saying of Bill Gates kept on resounding in my ears, “I always failed […]

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KARUNANIDHI JOINS JAYALALITHA IN NOT SENDING A REPRESENTATIVE TO SRI LANKA

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Walter Jayawardhana Copying exactly what his Tamil Nadu rival Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaram did DMK leader Muthuvel Karunanidhi also announced that he would withdraw the lone DMK representative to go in the all party parliamentary group headed by Sushma Swaraj. Accordingly a key UPA representative Rajya Sabha M.P.T.K.S.Elangovan will drop out of the delegation following […]

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SHAH RUKH KHAN’S FAN CREATED SUSPICION ABOUT HIM.

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana Shah Rukh Khan has all types of admirers who love him.  One of them not only happens to be a terrorist and loves  to use Sharuk “ƒ”¹…”s name as an alias and that would have made the Bollywood star attract the attention from airport officials in the US said Times of India. […]

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INDIAN MUSLIMS URGE TO INCLUDE A MUSLIM MP TO SRILANKA TEAM

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana Indian Muslims have urged to add a Muslim representative to the Indian parliamentary team headed by Opposition Leader Sushma Swaraj scheduled to visit Sri Lanka April 16. State president of the Indian Union Muslim League K.M. Kader Mohideen has voiced concern over the exclusion of Muslim MP in the delegation. The MP […]

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Stephen Rapp’s dependence on Fonseka

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Courtesy The Island April 15, 2012, 12:50 am There are many things in the latest US State Department’s Office of Global Criminal Justice report to Congress (Stephen Rapp report) which the Sri Lankan public should take note of. Foremost among them is their heavy dependence on jailed former army commander and presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka […]

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INDIA TODAY SAYS JAYALALITHA UPSET NEWDELHI’S PLAN TO PACIFY THE RUFFLED FEATHERS OF SRILANKA

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana The India Today magazine said Jayalalitha’s withdrawal of her nominee from the all-party parliamentary delegation to Sri Lanka has upset Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s calculations who is bending over backwards to pacify the ruffled feathers of Sri Lanka after the vote at the UNHRC meeting in Geneva. “Upsetting the calculations of the […]

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INDIAN PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION WILL INTERACT WITH ELECTED TAMIL REPRESETATIVES

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana In response to Chief Minister Jayalalitha’s allegation that the Indian parliamentary team would become a public relations event for the Rajapaksa’s other than serving any useful purposes India has announced that the Indian delegation would get the opportunity of interacting with all elected parliamentarians of the Tamils when they visit the island […]

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ZERO An Investigation Into 9/11 (FULL documentary) -Category:Education

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

ZERO: An Investigation into 9/11, has one central thesis – that the official version of the events surrounding the attacks on 9/11 can not be true. Please visit http://zero911movie.com/site/ and purchase the whole movie to help support the people who worked hard to produce such an outstanding film. ZERO: An Investigation into 9/11, has one […]

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