Archive for June 18th, 2012

The Meaning of Victory: the cockeyed view through the eyes of HT’s Meenakshi

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Asada M Erpini Hindustan Times on 17 June carried a write up by a correspondent named Meenakshi Ganguly. The penultimate paragraph says the whole story and lucidly presents the intention of the writer, when she writes of the “ƒ”¹…”need to ensure that Tamils, after decades of war, can enjoy peace that provides “equality, dignity, justice […]

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Cultural Factors and Combat Trauma in Sri Lanka

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge The Sri Lankan society experienced a 30 year prolonged armed conflict that changed the psychological landscape of the Islanders. A large number of combatants, civilians and the members of the LTTE underwent the detrimental repercussions of combat trauma. The concept of combat trauma was new to the Sri Lankans.  Through out […]

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HASN’T SCOTLAND YARD SHIRKED ITS RESPONSIBILITY

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Jayamangala Gone are the days when the Scotland Yard (Metropolitan Police) held in high esteem as one of the cleverest law enforcement authorities in the world. They were impartial, intelligent, fearless. But certain events in 2009 and two recent events during the last few months  in respect of Sri Lanka occurred in London tell a […]

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IS TOURISM REALLY BOOMING IN SRI LANKA – Case Study Middle East-

Monday, June 18th, 2012

SARATH WIJESINGHE    Sri Lanka is one of the most sort for tourist destinations in the world. It is surrounded by the Indian Ocean strategically located between West Asia and South East Asia has been an important stop on the silk route or the Silk Road. It has all requirements to be one of the […]

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Embassy of Sri Lanka Paris

Monday, June 18th, 2012

PRESS RELEASE-  Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS) “TAGORE AND SRI LANKA”: A JOINT SEMINAR BY THE INDIAN CULTURAL CENTRE, CENTRE FOR INDIAN STUDIES “”…” UNIVESITY OF COLOMBO, AND LAKSHMAN KADIRGAMAR INSTITUTE 18th June, 2012, Colombo: An inspirational one-day joint seminar on “Tagore and Sri Lanka” commemorating the 150th birth anniversary […]

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UNESCO and the South: Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleka at G77 & China Roundtable

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Media Release Embassy of Sri Lanka Paris On the 48th anniversary of the founding of the Group of 77 and China, Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleka participated as a panelist at round table entitled “What future and what challenges for UNESCO?” organized by the group to mark the occasion. The event was attended by scholars, researchers, diplomats […]

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What will Pillay do next?

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Written by  The Nation -Courtesy The Nation Navi Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has said it: “ƒ”¹…”Drone raids violate human rights!’ That’s just one news story.  Most have reported that what Pillay said was, “ƒ”¹…”drone attacks raise legal questions’. This is June, 2012.  The United States Government has sanctioned hundreds of drone […]

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