Archive for September 27th, 2012

High Security Zones in the North: Tamil National Alliance and its request to India

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Asada M Erpini Two cardinal truths that obviously cannot ever get inside the heads of the Tamil National Alliance politicians and their spokesmen are: Mr. Manmohan Singh is the Prime Minister of India and his remit is to handle the affairs of India; His Excellency Mahinda Rajapkase is the President and Head of the sovereign […]

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Patriotism, Nationalism and Sri Lanka today

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

By Mario Perera, Kadawata  There exists a big gap, a wide gaping, even abysmal hole, between concepts and realities, between ideas and life as it is lived. Such values as patriotism and nationalism are deep seated attitudes to be expected in ordinary citizens of a country. They are considered as being normal, so much so […]

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Sacrificing compassion for barbaric rituals-A reply to Somapala Gunadheera

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Sagarika Rajakarunanayaka and Sathva Mithra  Courtesy :  The Island It is usual for those  speaking against the stopping of animal sacrifice  and animal slaughter, as in the case of Somapala  Gunadheera (SG) in his article  ” Making bombs out of butchers’ stocks”  (the  “Sunday Island” of 23.9.2012),   to begin with the pious declaration  that one […]

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The Rewards of Giving

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Dhamma Group “These are the five rewards of generosity: One is dear and appealing to people at large, one is admired by good people, one’s good name is spread about, one does not stray from the rightful duties of the householder, and with the break-up of the body at death, one reappears in a good […]

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RAW: An Instrument Of Indian Hegemony- India’s Intelligence Operations Unveiled

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

by Isha Khan LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing The Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), created in 1968, has assumed a significant status in the formulation of India’s foreign policies and strategies. Working directly under the Prime Minister, it has over the years become and effective instrument of India’s national power. In consonance with Kautilya’s precepts, RAW’s […]

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We cannot allow anyone to do this

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

By Afshain Afzal US and its allies are trying their level best to divert the attention of nations from the humiliating defeat at the hands of Mujahideen and subsequent withdrawal from Afghanistan. In a recent attempt, Nicholas Donabet Krisof, in his recent article entitled “Exploiting the Prophet,” published in The New York Times on 22 […]

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The Government has not approved animal sacrifices – President’s Secretary

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Courtesy: ITN News The Government has not reached any agreement with regard to granting permission for the conduct of animal sacrifices at the Munneswaram Kovil in Chilaw. All religions in the country do not endorse animal cruelty. The Presidential Secretariat emphasized that clear instructions have been issued to the Police to strictly enforce the law […]

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Sri Lanka & the European Union signs the Horizontal Air Services Agreement

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Media Release– The Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to Belgium,  Luxembourg  and the European Union Sri Lanka and the European Union today (27 September 2012) signed the Agreement between the European Union and the Government of Sri Lanka on Certain Aspects of Air Services, which is commonly known as the ‘Horizontal’ […]

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SRI LANKA IN PICTURES – A CAPTIVATING PHOTOGRAPHIC DISPLAY

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

The High Commission of Sri Lanka London A two-day photographic exhibition capturing in graphic detail Sri Lanka before and after the 30-year conflict attracted a wide cross-section of foreign and local dignitaries. Held at the Sri Lanka High Commission in London the exhibition was viewed by parliamentarians from the House of Commons, House of Lords […]

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