Archive for November 9th, 2012

British Colonial War Crimes: Unpunished, Unaccounted and awaiting Apology

Friday, November 9th, 2012

 Shenali Waduge The British Empire was the world’s first global power and largest empire with dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and territories controlling close to 500m people covering over 33,700,000 km2– quarter of the world’s landmass. In 1909 the British Empire encompassed 20% of the land area of the Earth and 23% of its population. All […]

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CJ’s denial of malpractices untenable

Friday, November 9th, 2012

P.A.Samaraweera CJ Shirani Bandaranayake had denied the allegations made against her and said that she could easily refute them. She had added, that there was no financial impropriety on her part and that she will continue to duly and properly discharge her duties without fear or favour and do so impartially.   Her attorney Neelakandan had […]

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More accounts, in face of denials by CJ

Friday, November 9th, 2012

The Daily News In the face of denials by Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake, with regard to allegations of financial impropriety in the impeachment motion now before the legislature, confidential sources say there are more accounts than the 19 undeclared financial accounts referred to in the impeachment motion. Though it is now too late to include […]

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(HON) SHIRANI B, AND A BLAST FROM THE PAST

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Rajpal Abeynayake Courtesy The Daily News “ƒ”¹…”It is likely that the controversy over the Shiranee (sic) Bandaranayake issue will subside with time, and now it is only left for Justice Shiranee Bandaranayake to decide as to what she should do – whether to continue or stepdown, but it’s most likely that she would continue and […]

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Today’s Daily Mirror reports the great news that MR says change in PCs necessary.

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Vijendra “Amidst calls to repeal the 13th Amendment, President Mahinda Rajapaksa, in his budget speech, stressed yesterday that a change in the provincial council system is necessary to make devolution more meaningful to the people. He said that devolution should not be a political reform that would lead to separation. Instead, he said it should […]

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Increase of Sri Lankan asylum seekers going to Australia

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Asada M Erpini  The write up by a person named James Jupp, Australian National University, that appeared in World News on 09 November is another example of disinformation aimed at vilifying Sri Lanka. The section that had been quoted in the Sri Lankan media can only make the reader wonder about the pathetic level to […]

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BE ALERT OF EX-LTTE FIGHTERS RECRUITED TO CIVIL DEFENCE FORCE

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Malin Abeyatunge It has been reported that the of the Govt has almost 11000  out of 12000 LTTE fighters who surrendered  to the Government forces  rehabilitated  bringing them into the main stream of the Sri Lankan society. Well that’s a fantastic effort and gesture on the part of the Government for ex-terrorists.  But yet, GoSL […]

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LIFE ABROAD – Part I:On a wing and a prayer

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Dr.Tilak Fernando It is evident that today there is a burning urge for people in this country to abandon Sri Lanka and seek greener pastures elsewhere. Three-four decades ago foreign travel was mainly confined to students for further studies. Despite constant surveillance and intercepting boat loads of people bound for Australia lately, many seem to […]

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Head of LTTE’s Nediyavan unit in France was allegedly murdered by LTTE’s Vinayakam unit yesterday

Friday, November 9th, 2012

FLASH NEWS Nadarajah Matheenthiran (Parithy / Reagan) – Head of LTTE’s Nediyavan unit in France was allegedly murdered by LTTE’s Vinayakam unit yesterday near 341 rue des PyrƒÆ’†’©nƒÆ’†’©es. The killing of  Nadarajah Matheenthiran is considered to be of serious significance because he was a high ranking LTTE leader who headed the LTTE in France for […]

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USA’s First Buddhist Senator

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Mazie Keiko Hirono (ƒÆ’‚£ƒ” -â„¢¡ƒÆ’‚£”…¡¤ƒÆ’‚£”…¡¸ƒÆ’‚£ƒ” -â„¢¼ƒÆ’‚£ƒ” -â„¢»ƒÆ’‚£ƒ” -â„¢”‘ƒÆ’‚£ƒ” -â„¢­ƒÆ’‚£ƒ” -â„¢ƒ…‚½ MeijƒÆ’-¾« Hirono?, Japanese name: ƒÆ’‚¥ºƒ” -™锂¡ƒ…‚½ ƒÆ’‚¦”‚¦¶ƒÆ’‚¥­ Hirono Keiko,     Mazie Hirono United States Senator-elect from Hawaii Taking office –  January 3, 2013   Mazie Keiko Hirono (ƒÆ’‚£ƒ” -â„¢¡ƒÆ’‚£”…¡¤ƒÆ’‚£”…¡¸ƒÆ’‚£ƒ” -â„¢¼ƒÆ’‚£ƒ” -â„¢»ƒÆ’‚£ƒ” -â„¢”‘ƒÆ’‚£ƒ” -â„¢­ƒÆ’‚£ƒ” -â„¢ƒ…‚½ MeijƒÆ’-¾« Hirono?, Japanese name: ƒÆ’‚¥ºƒ” -™锂¡ƒ…‚½ ƒÆ’‚¦”‚¦¶ƒÆ’‚¥­ Hirono Keiko, born November 3, 1947) is the U.S. Representative for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district, serving since […]

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