Archive for December 24th, 2012

‘IMPEACHMENT MUST GO ON’

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Chamikara WEERASINGHE-Courtesy The Daily News * Parliament can decide whether or not to accept impeachment charges * Simple majority enough to pass resolution President Mahinda Rajapaksa said impeachment must go on with due respect for the Constitution, Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP) leader and Senior Minister Prof Tissa Vitharana said yesterday. Prof Vitharana said this […]

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Devalued Dignitaries

Monday, December 24th, 2012

By Gomin Dayasri  Constitutional croaks trumpet awesome sayings to mystify simple minds: Presidential Powers are Overwhelming? Parliament is Supreme? Judiciary is Independent? Sovereignty is with the People”¦Helpless People stuffed on sovereignty, blandly watched a horrid exchange of rapid fire by the Executive- Legislature- Judiciary. Bruised and bloodied”¦ with no soft hands.   Dignitaries stand deservingly […]

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An Outsider’s View-23 EXPERIMENT IN DEMOCRACY: REGRESS OR PROGRESS?

Monday, December 24th, 2012

By Shelton A. Gunaratne  Two readers of my local newspaper have crossed cudgels with me for expressing the view that “for increasing numbers of immigrants from non-Western countries, the white founders of America do not mean much, nor does the primacy of the old Constitution the founders created” (The Forum, Nov 18, 2012, p. C8). […]

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OPEN LETTER TO THE VICE CHANCELLOR OF JAFFNA UNIVERSITY

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Kanthar P Balanathan Retired Director & Specialist Power Systems Engineer Sen. Prof. Ms Vasanthy Arasaratnam Vice Chancellor University of Jaffna  Dear Vice Chancellor, FUNDAMENTALIST & CAPRICIOUS BEHAVIOUR OF JAFFNA UNIVERSITY (JU) STUDENTS As a Tamil SriLankan Australian, it has become obligatory to write this open letter to your office, after reading ferocious behaviour of Jaffna […]

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HON MINISTER NIMAL SIRIPALA DE SILVA ADDRESSES THE DIASPORA COMMUNITY AT THE HIGH COMMISSION’S CHRISTMAS CAROLS IN LONDON

Monday, December 24th, 2012

The High Commission of Sri Lanka London The Sri Lanka High Commission in London celebrated a Christmas Carol Service on the 14 December 2012, with the participation of over 150 members of the  Sri Lankan Diaspora community living in the UK. The evening commenced with the lighting of the advent candles. Rev. Father Rohitha Rodrigo; […]

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