Archive for May 25th, 2012

In the name of “Democracy” the West stands guilty of killing Political Leaders

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Shenali Waduge Throughout almost 60 years, the US has been involved in covert operations that have overthrown over 50 democratically elected popular foreign leaders and placed dictators and tyrants as US puppets. How can Africa and Asia or Latin America produce good leaders committed to the welfare of the masses when the US ends up […]

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On The Sri Lankan Military Presence In The North and Eastern Provinces

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Janaka Yagirala To: John Rankin The British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka  Dear High Commissioner, On The Sri Lankan Military Presence In The North and Eastern Provinces  As a citizen of Sri Lanka please allow me to express my utmost disapproval of your statement expecting the Sri Lankan military presence in the North and Eastern […]

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North: British HC disputes President’s claims

Friday, May 25th, 2012

By Shamindra Ferdinando  Courtesy The Island May 25, 2012, 9:49 pm Many an eyebrow has been raised over contradiction by British High Commissioner John Rankin of President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s claim of scaling down of the military presence and the non-involvment of the military in civil administration in the Northern Province since the conclusion of the […]

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Media Minister takes SF to task: Sarath Fonseka’s call, invitation to foreign meddling’

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Samanmalie PRIYASHANTHI Courtesy The Daily News All must work together as Sri Lankans’ Govt has no need to implement such a proposal’ “ƒ”¹…”President courageously faced Geneva issue’ If Sarath Fonseka calls for the withdrawal of Security Forces camps from the North he is indirectly inviting foreign countries to meddle in Sri Lanka’s internal affairs, said Mass […]

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VILLAGE SKETCH—17-LOKU MAAMA OUTSMARTS ‘THIEF,’ PARTIES WITH PALS

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Arcadius Grandfather was fuming in a fit of ill temper. The top drawer of his escritoire was missing together with all its contents. Probably, it was the work of a clever burglar. A huge footprint was clearly imprinted on the wall of the front room where the escritoire stood. Grandfather had good reason to be […]

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ANCIENT BUDDHIST LEARNING CENTER TAXILA IS ONE OF THE MOST ENDANGERED SITES IN ASIA

Friday, May 25th, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana The ancient Buddhist learning center of higher education Taxila, situated in modern Pakistan has been declared one of the most endangered historical sites in Asia by the Global Heritage Fund which promotes the preservation of historic architectural sites around the world. It is one of the finalized  list of the top 10 […]

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RANIL BLAMES THOSE WHO NEGOTIATED FONSEKA RELEASE FOR HIS LOSS OF CIVIC RIGHTS

Friday, May 25th, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana Blaming that those who negotiated General Fonseka’s release from the jail with the President are responsible for the freedom without civic rights he received  Ranil Wickramasinghe said Tiran Alles being a member of parliament should tell the nation the circumstances under which such a sorry state came into being. UNP and Opposition […]

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