Archive for May 13th, 2012

Three Days in Jaffna

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

by Charles.S.Perera I took lodgings at Thinnakural Rest.  A room with AC is expensive at Rs.2750, 00 per day. A room without AC would have been half that price but they said only rooms with AC were available.  I therefore had no alternative.  The room was tolerably clean.  I turned off the AC as the […]

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Chatter House: Absence of participation

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 13 May 2012 The Editor EMBASSY, Ottawa Dear Editor: Contrary to what  David Poopalapillai of the Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC) had to say of the absence of participation of MPs at the screening of the Channel 4’s controversial document War Crimed Unpunished on Sri Lanka, I tend […]

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SRI LANKA TO RELEASE INFORMATION ON WAR DETAINEES

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana Going by the recommendation of the LLRC report the Sri Lanka government has decided to release the information on war detainees. According to the Ministry of Defense who said on Sunday that a decision had been made to release informationon of the detainees only to the close relatives. “A round the clock […]

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INDIAN RUPEES 100 MILLION WORTH OF HEROIN BOUND TO SRI LANKA SEIZED WITH CARRIERS

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana Indian anti- narcotic detectives  arrested four train passengers including two women and a Sri Lankan Tamil who was waiting outside in a car to receive the contraband, seizing ng more than 100 million Indian Rupees worth of heroin to be sent to Sri Lanka this Friday in Chennai. The detectives from the […]

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545 vs. 300,000,000 People

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

-By Charlie Reese (CHARLIE REESE’S FINAL COLUMN  for the Orlando Sentinel…Very interesting. and politically neutral. Be sure to read the Poem and the Tax List at the end. He has been a journalist for 49 years and this is his last ‘Column’ in the Orlando Sentinel in which he has had tis regular slot.This is about as clear and easy to understand […]

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