Archive for May 1st, 2012

May is the “War Hero Commemoration Month”

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Asada M Erpini It has been announced that the one-month period from 30 April to 30 May has been declared as the Ranaviru Month. This announcement is a statement that should be applauded by all Sri Lankans. Anyone who disagrees with this commemorative action does not have the right to be called a Sri Lankan. […]

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POLITICAL SOLUTION THAT WE NEED

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Mahinda Monnankulame We talk much about the political solution these days to restore the peace in the country after the war. We had number of unfruitful rounds of talks in the past and will talk once again at the coming Parliament Select Committee too. This also can be a another futile attempt if the government […]

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Jayalath Jayawardena’s Medical Bills !

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

P.A.Samaraweera, Australia It had  been reported that President Rajapakse had sanctioned one million Rupees from the President’s Fund to meet UNP., MP., Jayalath Jayawardena’s medical bills , in the UK. He had sent the Medical Bills to Ranil Wickremasinghe and he had passed the buck to the President. After he knew that someone is paying his bills, Jayalath […]

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Report of the Buddha Sasana Presidential Commission -2002, Summary of Conclusions and Recommendations

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Buddha Sasana (Chapter 1) The Commission recommends the following definition to the term “Buddha Sasana”. 12.1 “Buddha Sasana is defined as the Buddha, the nine super-mundane (navalokuttara) Dhamma, the Sangha, the Buddhist temples (viharas) with their ancillary structures, forest hermitages (aranya senasana) and meditation centres, Bo trees, stupas, image houses, relic chambers, dhamma books and […]

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2002 Report of the Presidential Commission on the Buddha Sasana

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Chapter 09 Conversion of Buddhists to other religions translated from Sinhala 9.1 Currently in Sri Lanka, there are followers of four main religions, viz. Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and Christianity. There are historical reasons that account for this. 9.2 Historical sources bear witness that many belief systems existed in Sri Lanka and in India when Buddhism […]

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The Protection of Buddhism and the Buddha Sasana in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

By Senaka Weeraratna Buddhism, more than other ideology or religion, has played a singular role in creating an unique civilization and shaping the destinies of this country. It falls on the current generation therefore to ensure that Buddhism continues to flourish in Sri Lanka and that the State performs its historic public duty, as enshrined […]

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DMK FUNCTIONARY INVOLVED IN KILLING A FIVE YEAR OLD GIRL TO TAKE BLOOD AND SPRINKLE AS A VOW

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana New CID investigations revealed that a DMK functionary led gang has killed a five year old girl to take her blood to sprinkle around a large building as a vow of black magic in one of the most barbaric and eerie acts. The Hindu reported: “The CB-CID on Saturday arrested three persons, […]

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SUPREME COURT TAKES OVER MERCY PLEAS OF “RAJIV KILLERS” FROM MADRAS HIGH COURT

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana The Supreme Court today decided to adjudicate itself the mercy pleas of Rajiv Gandhi killers against their death penalty due to the delay of over 11 years in deciding their mercy petitions by the President Pratiba Patil, reported the Pioneer Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was killed by a female suicide bomber […]

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KARUNANIDHI SAYS NEW DELHI WILL SUPPORT HIS SEPARATIST MOVEMENT IN SRI LANKA

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana D.M.K. and the newly appointed Tamil Eelam Supporters Organization (TESO) leader Muthuvel Karunanidhi said  he was optimistic that his new struggle to bifurcate Sri Lanka and carve out a Tamil Eelam would receive the blessings of the Indian Central government, eventually. He was recently showered with praise as the senior most Indian […]

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