Archive for June 11th, 2012

The West rides the Tiger in an unflinching battle for Regime-Change in Sri Lanka.

Monday, June 11th, 2012

R. Chandrasoma The recent sad events involving the President of our country and the Ex-Colonial Power that “ƒ”¹…”engineered’ matters so as to degrade and diminish the standing of a visiting Head of State must be seen in its truly ignoble context. It is well known that the Western Powers “”…” this includes the ‘White Commonwealth’ […]

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Statement of ambassador designate matches US policy, says US Embassy in Sri Lanka

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Asada M Erpini The US embassy in Colombo releases a statement dated 11 June, reported in the media, that the “testimony of Michele Jeanne Sison to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during her confirmation hearings on June 06, is in complete accordance with U.S policy”. There is nothing surprising or new in what the US […]

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American Bitterness

Monday, June 11th, 2012

L. Jayasooriya The greatest weakness of the Sinhala Buddhist has been to accept the word of the other person as a word spoken in sincerity and believe in its sincerity. Even while evidence mounts against such belief we are generally prepared to ignore it as a misunderstanding on our part. That is what happened to […]

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The Truth!-Tamils, Sinhalese, British and Yankees

Monday, June 11th, 2012

A Sri Lankan Tamils “”…” How many Tamils are employed in southern Sri Lankan companies? (See the number of high caliber Tamils in Sri Lankan banking sector, see hotel trade, see film trade, see other industries) Do they experience any hardship professionally due to ethnicity in Southern Sri Lanka? If so, how come they hold […]

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SARATH FONSEKA GIVEN GOVERNMENT SECURITY LED BY AN INSEPECTOR OF POLICE

Monday, June 11th, 2012

by Walter Jayawardhana Just weeks after being freed by the government former Army Chief Sarath Fonseka has been provided with security by the government. The Sri Lanka government is under international as well as domestic pressure to return most privileges he has lost due to the ex-generals incarceration. Fonseka  requested the opposition to withdraw a […]

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ELEPHANT CHRISTENING CEREMONY FOR 15 DONE LAVISHLY AT PINNAWELA

Monday, June 11th, 2012

by Walter Jayawardhana The Hindu featured the christening of fifteen baby elephants in Sri Lanka’s unique elephant orphanage and said the naming of the elephants were done according to traditional astrological principles after astrologers casted the elephant horoscopes. The christening ceremony was done last Sunday in front of a large number of foreign and local […]

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FIVE SRI LANKA FISHERMEN IN INDIAN CUSTODY

Monday, June 11th, 2012

by Walter Jayawardhana Five Sri Lankan fishermen were taken into custody by Indian Coast Guard (ICG) at Tuticorin Tamil Nadu on Sunday morning.  The ICG charged them of illegal fishing in the Indian waters and violating the Indian Maritime Boundary Line. Their fishing boat was also seized. In a statement the Tuticorin ICG office said […]

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