Archive for December 28th, 2012

Judges expose systemic failure in corrupt judiciary

Friday, December 28th, 2012

H. L. D. Mahindapala The anecdotal evidence, revealing what the judges are up to on the bench, should have amused and, more importantly, shocked the Magistrates and District Judges gathered  at the Annual General Meeting of the Judicial Services Association, (JSA)  held on December 22, 2012. For instance, Appeals Court Judge Justice A.W.A Salam , speaking on the theme of judges  falling asleep on the bench while cases are […]

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Bruce Haigh – You cannot change the fact that LTTE remains a vanquished Terrorist Organization

Friday, December 28th, 2012

 Shenali Waduge Bruce Haigh has responded to an article by Sri Lanka’s Consul-General in Sydney to the Weekend Australian titled “Diplomats paint one-sided picture of Sri Lanka”.     What would anyone really conclude when  someone who has been serially writing against the Government of Sri Lanka, who declares that the LTTE is not a terrorist […]

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Ravi Shankar (1920-2012): a gifted, complex and beautiful life

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Dr Kamal Wickremasinghe Pundit Ravi Shankar who died on 13 December at the age of 92 was a special human being. The Sanskrit ‘Om’ symbol on the red front steps of the sprawling hilltop home at Encinitas, San Diego, where he died, epitomised his life: he was remarkable not only for his extraordinary musical gift, […]

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EX PERC HEAD AND CORRUPTION VIGILANTE _‘PROUD SRI LANKA IMPEACHED CJ’-Cites UN corruption convention – Rubbishes Jayaratne

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Courtesy The Daily News Well known corruption buster and former Chairman of PERC (Public Enterprises Reform Commission), Nihal Sri Amarasekera said that as a member of a global anti-corruption organization, he would be proud to say to the world that Sri Lanka impeached her Chief Justice on integrity related issues. He said so in a […]

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Impeachment of Chief Justice : Resolution in first week of Jan -Keheliya

Friday, December 28th, 2012

CHAMIKARA WEERASINGHE- Courtesy The Daily News The resolution on the impeachment of Chief Justice Dr Shirani Bandaranayaka will be tabled within the first week of January when Parliament meets, Mass Media and Information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said yesterday. “What has been practiced previously in the impeachment of any Chief Justice in the country will be […]

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Charges against CJ: Procedure constitutional – Bogollagama

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Athapattu Bandara Courtesy The Daily News The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) appointed by the Speaker to probe charges against Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranaike was a laid down procedure found in the constitution. The Standing Orders are created under the constitution by the legislature in dealing with certain specific areas for which the legislature’s functions have […]

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Parliament is supreme – TU leaders

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Ridma Dissanayake-Courtesy The Daily News  Trade Union leaders yesterday said Parliament is the supreme institution in a country and the Judiciary has no right to challenge Parliament. “All public sector employees must respect the constitution,” they said. “According to the public sector ethics code, government employees are bound to serve the government honestly and disciplinary […]

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CHANDRA WICKRAMASINGHE SAYS MICROBES PRESENT IN RED RAIN STILL ALIVE MOVING LIKE SPERM AND UNUSUALLY HIGH IN A SILVER ARSENIC COMBINATION

Friday, December 28th, 2012

 by Walter Jayawardhana Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe of  the Buckingham Center for Astrobiology in the United Kingdom said the microbes present in the red rain water that had been collected in the Sevanagala area in Sri Lanka when seen through the optical microscope are still alive and are with tails moving  like sperm and high in […]

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