Archive for April 22nd, 2012

Appalling Double Standards of Australian Councils on TGTE and SLRF Meetings

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Dilrook Kannangara Transitional Government of Tamil Elam (TGTE) held a meeting at the Homebush Boys School in Homebush, New South Wales, Australia. Concerned Sri Lankans living in Australia sought the permission of the Strathfield Council to hold a protest near the venue. However, their request was turned down by the Council citing that it is […]

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In response to under captioned article By Professor Chandre Dharmawardana.

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Vajiragnana Warnakulasuriya Melbourne Nuclear Plants in Sri Lanka and the Indian subcontinent I wish to draw your attention to a Symposium held in Canberra in November of 2011. The full discussion can be heard in the Video clip on this link. http://www.thoriumaustralia.com.au/ Yes, we are no match to protest for the installation of Nuclear Reactor in […]

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Common man taking the law into his hands

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

By Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai Dehiwela. We have seen many incidences where the common citizen taking the law into their own hands  at times of crimes  in our country. It is a dangerous trend  which must be curtailed now itself. Or else it can lead to anarchy and pandemonium. When an accident happens the […]

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Protest rallies – what for?

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

By Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai Dehiwela. I almost fell off the chair laughing when I saw the advertisement on the TV of mosquitoes and cockroaches protesting and- bang! Being killed with one whiff of the anti insect spray! Isn’t it a true depicting of what is happening in our country? People keep protesting and […]

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Cage Free Hens! If Europe can do it so can we!

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Maneka Gandhi -Courtesy andamanchronicle.com  In 2012 battery cages for chickens will be formally outlawed in the Europe Union, Finland, Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Norway have already banned battery hen cages. This decision comes as a result of the sustained campaigns by millions of Europeans. Unfortunately in India, the animal welfare groups have not yet taken […]

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Disingenuous, selective and championing of polarization

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Arun Tambimuttu responds to TNA Statement-Courtesy The Nation This refers to and is a response to a statement released by the Tamil National Alliance on March 14, 2012, which refers to Sri Lanka, makes a critique of her history, the conflict, processes of reconciliation and ends with a call for action by the United Nations […]

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Coping with Geneva

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

By Foxwatch Courtesy The Island Now that the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave has achieved its pinnacle of greatness “”…” the ruthless oppression of a small country a fraction of its size in extent and population, to the accompaniment of staggering hypocrisy – we need to take stock, as calmly […]

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Destruction through Devolution – How Foreigners and Supportive Locals conspire to make Sri Lanka a fugitive among Nations.

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

R Chandrasoma In politics as in other fields of human thought and action the true motives are often hidden under a veil of specious reasoning that is remarkably effective in persuading bystanders that an honest case is being presented. Without more ado, let us look at the “ƒ”¹…”case’ being presented by an internationally-backed lobby – […]

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Nuclear Plants in Sri Lanka and the Indiansubcontinent

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

by Professor Chandre Dharmawardana  Courtesy The Island March 21, 2011, 10:21 pm In this photo taken Wednesday, March 16, 2011 and released by Tokyo Electric Power Co. via Kyodo News Friday, smoke billows from wrecked unit 3 at Japan’s crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture. Emergency crews worked to reconnect electricity […]

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Karunanidhi the Eelam Dreamer-OPEN LETTER TO Dr. Kalaignar Karunanidhi

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Asoka Weerasinghe (Mr)  Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 21 April 2012 OPEN LETTER TO Dr. Kalaignar Karunanidhi Head, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) 8, IV Street, Gopalapuram, Chennai-600 086, Tamil Nadu, India cc: Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of  India      J. Jayalalith, AIADM President and Chief Minister of Tamil […]

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Koodankulam is more dangerous than previously thought

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Warna Hettiarachchi Toronto, Canada Please ask those Indian miscreants the following: What IAEA standards are they adopting for Reactor safety? What Safety shut-down/Alarm and monitoring are they planning to deploy on moderator and control rods (for Neutron absorption/control)? Remember what happened when those safety measures were overlooked in Chernobyl in Russia and caused a Runaway […]

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