Archive for July 3rd, 2012

The drought and depleted tanks in Nuwarakalaviya

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Garvin Karunaratne, Ph.D. Former SLAS (Government Agent, Matara District 1971-73) It is reported that there is hardly any water for Yala cultivation in the Anuradhapura District and that even under Kalaweva, 50,000 acres will have no water.  Farmers under Kalaweva & Polonnaruwa are up in arms complaining against the haphazard distribution of water. I was […]

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Canard of traditional homelands of Tamils: dismissing it outright is long overdue

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Asada M Erpini Lankaweb carried an illuminating essay by A Denis N. Fernando, Fellow National Academy of Sciences, which had appeared in Island on 01 July. The write up presented valuable information that should be circulated far and wide by the Sri Lanka government and all Sri Lankans who love their country. The myths that […]

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Independence of the Nations is in peril

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

M.M.RAZICK Independent observation of the international scene where the powerful countries intervene and intrude into less powerful countries for economic, political and other benefits have escalated by leaps and bound during the past few decades to the level of those helpless countries finally surrendering to those powerful countries.  Bitter truth is that the international organizations […]

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Why not use it to secure a country that belongs to all rather than Eelam for some? Sampanthan’s change of strategy:

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

By Dr. M. A. Mohamed Saleem  Courtesy The Island July 2, 2012, 6:57 pm The TNA leader R. Sampanthan’s recent speech at the 14th annual ITAK convention has raised a lot of public interest. After many years in the political arena and a mouthpiece of the LTTE, Sampathan used the Batticaloa platform to remind that […]

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