Archive for February 5th, 2013

Parliament is right in rejecting Supreme Court judgment

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

H. L. D. Mahindapala Now that the sound and fury of the brouhaha about the former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake have subsided it is time look back and assess not only the triumph of the Legislature over the Judiciary but also why the legal pundits who backed the doomed case failed, particularly in cooking up legal fictions to […]

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TNA’s anti-Sri Lanka stance continues unabated

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Asada M Erpini  As reported in the media on 03 February, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Leader, who is accompanying four of his colleagues, searching for solutions to Sri Lanka’s problems “”…” imaginary or otherwise “”…” wants the United Nations Security Council to take “stern action” against the Sri Lanka government for “delay in implementing the […]

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STOP STEREOTYPING AND BREAKING STRONG RELATIONSHIPS AMONG THE COMMUNITIES

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Sawmeer Khan These days we are witnessing the spread of disturbing information and news which could cause disharmony and disunity among communities, especially between the Sinhala Buddhist and the Muslim Community. These “ƒ”¹…”misinformation’ campaigns seem to be targeting the Sri Lankan Muslim community. In this brief writing I wish to clear certain misconceptions contained in […]

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Did Muhammad lead numerous wars that were barbaric and bloody?

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Sawmeer Khan The Prophet Muhammad, the Messenger of Mercy, did not prescribe war as a natural state of affairs, and at the same time, war cannot simply be abolished. What any reformer or spiritual leader can do is minimize its brutality. The Messenger of Mercy, at God’s direction, attempted to establish rules of warfare that […]

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Israel’s agreement to recruit Lankan workers

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Courtesy The Daily News  The Population and Immigration Authority of the State of Israel (PIBA) and the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE), have reached an arrangement for a speedy recruitment of 1500 Sri Lankan agricultural workers for a six month work period in Israel during the first half of 2013. According to an […]

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