Archive for December 26th, 2012

Now it is Gomin Dayasiri in the fray with his “ Devalued Dignitaries”.

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

By Charles.S.Perera Gomin Dayasiri recites another praise poem, ” Devalued Dignitaries”,  different from that of the other supposed to be leading Lawyer S.L.Gunasekara.  Gomin is devastated by the fall of his dignitaries.  He cannot avoid taking the trodden path of mentioning JR quoting what he can do  with the powers as the first executive President […]

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Rape in India: Why are there no mass protests for raped Dalit women?

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Shenali Waduge  The question is very simple. While rape in any form is abhorred and should be severely punished by all nations what needs to be answered is what makes the recent gangrape by 6 men of a 23 year old on a bus in Delhi any different from the gangrape of a 16 year […]

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Merry Christmas

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Asoka Weerasinghe (a Sinhalese-Canadian from the Ottawa-Vanier riding) To the First Canadian Tamil MP Association lead by Rathika Sitsabaiesan and its member NDP Parliamentarians Peggy Nash, Peter Julian and Craig Scott. A Merry Christmas to you all. I am absolutely thrilled that we got a sensible organ in place to bring dignity to the Sri […]

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ENVIRENTMENTAL ATHORITY HAS BEEN ISSING LICENSES TO OBLITERATE THE GREATER TELDENIYA

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Mahinda Weerasinghe The people in the greater Teldeniya area are wondering what has gone wrong with their environment! Earth Slips and Landslides are happening in numbers as never before. Surely it has rained “cats and dogs” before and more aggressively than the years 2010 to 2012. Why is this this angry mother earth so vindictive […]

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Life Abroad – 8: OUT INTO THE COLD

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Dr. Tilak Fernando One thing I soon learnt in London was how much a will power of a person can conquer anything as the English proverb says, where there’s a will, there’s a way! Confined to a box room most of the time with hardly any space to move about and not mingling much with […]

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School shooting-the lessons the Americans never learn

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

by Sarath W It is with a lot sadness I read the news of the death of 26 students add teachers at Sandy Hooks Elementary School last week. President Obama was visibly in tears when he spoke about it. The anger and sadness in the western world and media was obvious. The statement made by the […]

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Chickens Coming Home to Roost?

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Hameed Abdul Karim  Watching Barack Obama on TV, wiping a tear in his left eye as he spoke in his usual Harvard eloquence at the memorial service for the little children who died in the dreadful terror in Newtown Connecticut, reminds those of us who have seen the movie “ƒ”¹…”Godfather’ of Marlon Brando giving out […]

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WITHOUT DISSENTING, OPPOSITION MPs WALKED OUT – Yapa

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Athapattu Bandara-Courtesy The Daily News   “ƒ”¹…”Had they stayed, we could have probed…’   Read the transcripts! The Opposition party members who sat with the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) had a responsibility to moot their own suggestions rather than walk away from the PSC inquiry, Chair of the PSC that probed the impeachment motion against […]

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