Archive for February 16th, 2013

Falling Garment factories and Failing Local Enterprises: What has to be done.

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

By Garvin Karunaratne It is a fact that many garment factories are closing today. This is attributed to the denial of the GSP Plus concessions. A number of foreign investors had even taken local bank loans and have bolted taking profits away. – It was a decade ago that Kabool of Pakistan vanished overnight with […]

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Call by Hindu Makkal Katchi for closure of Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Asada M Erpini NIE reports, as quoted by the local media on 15 February, that a Tamil Nadu group, going by the name Hindu Makkal Katchi, has petitioned the Madras High Court for the closure of the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka. For once, the large majority of peace-loving Sri Lankans have got something […]

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Sarathchandra’s Maname is it that bad?

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

by Garvin Karunaratne Professor Ediriweera Sarathchandra’s Maname – its literary worth as a play has been reduced to smitherings by Hemanta Warnakulasuriya in his two articles in the Island. (5/12/12 &26/11/12) He has said that Maname is a barbarous play that is of no value. He even says that It is vulgar. He has even […]

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Sakkara Deiyyo and Ratnawalli

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

By Chandre Dharmawardana Canada Sunday, 10 February 2013 00:00 Ancient carving in Sri Lanka `Clinical dissection’ of public awareness of language   Sakkara deiyyo was a god king particularly sensitive to the iniquities of asinine individual on the Earth. His throne, made of precious stone (Sailasana) heated up whenever things turned sour. But Lanka became […]

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PAKISTAN- SRI LANKA FIRST JOINT SEMINAR ON POLITICAL AND DIPLOMATIC CHALLENGES FACED BY NATIONS DURING AND AFTER CONFLICT CONFINED TO BORDERS

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute 16 February, 2013, Colombo: Pakistan-Sri Lanka first Joint seminar on “Political and Diplomatic Challenges Faced by Nations During and After Conflict Confined to Borders” was co-hosted by the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations and Strategic Studies with the High Commission for Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Sri Lanka on the 11thof […]

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