Archive for July 29th, 2012

UK Tamils’ dud shell against Sri Lanka President’s arrival for Olympics Opening

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Asada M Erpini A recent report in the UK Independent has served as a neat dead rope for the UK Tamils whose raison d’ƒÆ’†’ªtre seems to be protesting against the Sri Lanka President, high government officials or, for that matter, anything that gives a positive image of Sri Lanka, According to a news item that […]

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ASYLUM SEEKERS – GOOD RIDDANCE OF THE BAD RUBBISH (GROBR)

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Jaymangala Over the last few weeks, Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) has intercepted eight boats heading towards Australia  with almost 600 asylum seekers arrested including the smugglers. But still not good enough for the Ausralain High Commissioner Robyn Mudie. She has hinted at the failure of SLN when she met the SLN Commander Vice Admiral Somathilake […]

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Lankan Dogs protest in the Indian Way

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Anuradhini Doing business in India, arguably the filthiest country in the wold as described by a Chinese tourist, goes like this. “Puri is a tourist hot spot on the east coast, where heaven and hell come together. One side of town is the hotel area, with its picturesque beaches, the other side is a poor […]

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Injustice to Mannar Muslims – who is the BIG LIAR?

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

S.H. Hasbullah  University of Peradeniya I wish to add few additional points on this.  The information that I am adding here come from my own observations on this and similar other issues that returnee Muslims are faced today in the north.  I can substantiate what I say in the following section with necessary evidences  if […]

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Religious History of Fasting: How it establishes the Truth of the Holy Quran!

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

By I. Ahmad Source / Credit: Ahmadiyya Gazette USA  Holy Qur’an says:-“O ye who believe! fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you, so that you may guard against evil.”  (Al Quran 2:184)  This verse was revealed in the seventh century Arabia, which had very limited knowledge of religions in other parts […]

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Worship and Righteous deeds during Ramadhan.

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

By A. Abdul Aziz, Press Secretary, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Sri Lanka. (Given below is an excerpt the Friday Sermon of Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Supreme Head of the world-wide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam, delivered on 27th July 2012 at “ƒ”¹…”Baithul Futhuh’, London, U.K., gave a discourse on Ramadhan, Worship and Righteous deeds. Ahmadiyya Khalifa […]

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Coming to terms with Sri Lanka’s colonial past : Call for justice after 500 years

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

by Janaka Perera Courtesy Daily News Galle Fort with Old Harbour in foreground “HOW long illustrious companions, shall we live as slaves to these vile Portuguese, whose harsh servitude you have borne for nearly 125 years without any other liberty than what they permit us?… If they put up with us, it is only to make […]

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Sri Lankan boat refugees move to Australia: Economic concerns main reason – Counter-terrorism expert

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

By Shanika SRIYANANDA Courtesy The Sunday Observer Shanaka Jayasekara Apart from crime stories, boat people, who risk their lives on a deadly journey to Australia have ‘decorated’ the front pages of most of the local newspapers as well as Australian newspapers. Australia, with a steady influx of asylum-seekers, has become the most sought after destination […]

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Continuing the series on What Happened in the History of Jaffna – Blaming the Sinhalese for the “insane fury” of Jaffna

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

H. L. D. Mahindapala  A closer look into what happened in the history of Jaffna will reveal that dark, demonic and destructive forces presided over its hidden past. Tragically, these dark forces have not evaporated. They still cloud the skies of Jaffna casting long shadows ominously across its future. The ill-fated future of Jaffna was […]

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Ideas on Economic Development

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

By Garvin Karunaratne, Ph.D. (Michigan State University) former G.A. Matara,  The aim of this paper is to highlight certain areas of action to enable Sri Lanka  to make headway in economic development.  Minister Sarath Amunugama in his opening words at the recent Economic Summit  has said some words of wisdom. Both Foreign Investment as well […]

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Oh Danny Boyle, the world has watched Britain in awe

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

James Gillespie, Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Kate Mansey  Courtesy The Sunday Times (UK) The opening ceremony mixed this island’s history, its humour and the Sex Pistols to stun a global audience IT HAD everything: thunderous music, dancing beds, cycling doves and a first-time actress who stole the show. Danny Boyle’s £27m opening ceremony for the 2012 London Olympics […]

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