Archive for December, 2012

Black-coats can’t make Chief Justice lily white

Monday, December 31st, 2012

H. L. D. Mahindapala The raging public discourse on the charges levelled against the Chief Justice, Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake is wrapped mostly in legal, constitutional, political and moral principles. The legal luminaries who have defended her have studiously skipped the charges and focused essentially on issues like the legality of the Parliamentary Select Committee to […]

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We’ve Lost Our Beloved Cricketing Ambassador And The World Has Lost A Cricketing Legend

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Top Spin By Suni Jan.1st 2013   “We’ve lost you dear friend but your memory will be etched in our hearts and minds forever. May God Grant You Eternal Rest!”   Tony Greig, the South African-born captain of England one of the most colourful of cricketers the world has ever known in recent times passed […]

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‘HOW CJ MISLED PSC ON TRILLIUM’

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Sandasen MARASINGHE Courtesy The Daily News * Conceals SC terms in the purchase of Trillium house * Money paid in cash although PSC was told, by cheques … The submissions made by Chief Justice Dr.Shirani Bandaranayake before the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) relating to the purchase of a house from Trillium Residencies was totally contrary […]

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CJ’s Saga – A Woman’s Perspective

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Janaki Chandraratna, –  Perth,  Australia.  One of the reasons given by the Chief Justice (CJ) for the walk out from the Impeachment Panel enquiry was the alleged use of “ƒ”¹…”inappropriate’ language. There is some scope for the CJ to receive a touch of empathy for this claim, in particular, by women working in executive positions. […]

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Muslim Extremism and Building Mosques in Sri Lanka

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Dr Rifai Dear Aniz Moulana, Wassalam  I noticed your remarks with regards to communal relationship in Sri Lanka. I do agree that recent times our people have built mosques in very nook and corner of Sri Lanka without properly thinking about the social, communal and environmental implications of such buildings. Of course building mosques is […]

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NEVER POLITICALLY MOTIVATED, SWEAR GK DEPOSITORS

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Chamikara WEERASINGHE- Courtesy The  Daily News * Bona fide protests against CJ * “ƒ”¹…”Been proved she wronged us’ Though some politically partisan persons and NGO elements have sadly resorted to criticising Golden Key depositors in public through statements claiming Golden Key depositors are playing a supporting role for government, it is far far from the truth, […]

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The relationship between salt and blood pressure.

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Dr Hector Perera       London When it comes to eating and drinking during the holidays, it’s easy to over indulge with some of your favourite traditional meals, desserts and drinks. A few lucky people have gone back to Sri Lanka during this time of the year to see the parents, families and friends with lots of […]

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අපේ පාලනයෙන් තොර හැමදේම අද ලංවිමට එකතුවෙන්නේ පාඩුවක් විදියට.-වැස්ස වැටෙයි ද නැද්ද කියනදේ අපිට පාලනය කරන්න බැහැ..තෙල්මිල ඉහල පහල යෑම වගේම රුපියල උඩ පහළ යන එකත් අපිට පාලනය කරන්න බැහැ