Archive for March, 2013

Does Sri Lanka need a US Resolution for it to continue to do what it is doing to reconcile the Communities and rebuild the country after 30 years of Terrorism ?

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera  Though the  President of USA Barack Obama’s father was from a developing country, the President is not interested in poor developing countries, preferring to hobnob with the  White Nations of the West, and those prosperous Nations in  Asia.  He visited India perhaps for political reasons and because pandering it  would help US political […]

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Indian PM has to consult Kurshid on attending CHOGM

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Asada M Erpini  Media reports dated 30 March mention that Mr. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India will discuss with his Minister of External Affairs the issue of his participation at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), to be held in Colombo later in the year. Obviously the learned gentleman is undecided, and […]

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Bodu Bala Sena and LLRC (Buddhist self-reliance)

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

C. Wijeyawickrema, LL.B., Ph.D. Need for a new map of terrain What empowers a Sinhala/Tamil medium graduate left Sri Lanka in frustration to become a professor, a scientist or a research director for example, in USA facing world-wide competition? How was it possible for young men from poor Sri Lanka to win the world cup […]

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LEGAL PRETENDERS PROSTITUTE LAW FOR EELAM PROJECT

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Sri Lanka News * Top legal eagles, all top ranking judges, PCs boycott proceedings, evening party * “ƒ”¹…”Convocation’-provocation aiming for “ƒ”¹…”Eelam without one shot’ An attempt to pass off the impeached disgraced Chief Justice as the “ƒ”¹…”43rd Chief Justice of the country’ with one speaker expressly stating that she remains Chief Justice, unraveled badly at […]

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Vaiko demands arrest of Sri Lanka High Commissioner in India for saying, “Sinhalese came from North India”!

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Asada M Erpini  The depths, to which the bankrupt political numbskulls in Tamil Nadu can descend to, as reported in the media on 28 March, are mind boggling.  When the average reader was convinced that the politicians, the actors and the actors-turned-politicians in the Dravidian State had given their best performances so far vis a […]

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Timeline to abolish the 13th Amendment – A nationwide referendum on Friday, 30 August 2013

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Sri Lanka Support Group, Canberra The timeline April 2013 (after the New Year) – The   Cabinet approves the proposal to abolish the 13th amendment “”…” Preamble to the Cabinet’s Proclamation “”…” The Cabinet agreed  that the provincial councils are a white elephant, it was imposed on the country in 1987 under extreme duress,  the Government […]

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OUR MOTHER LAND: SRILANKA – Contributions of Muslim people for the socio-political and economic development of Srilanka:

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

by Dr Rifai Naleemi. London    Srilanka Muslims have been living in peace and harmoeny in the Island for more than 1000 years.  They have been cooperating and supporting the majority Singhalese communities throughout Srilankan history since pre-independence period.  Since pre-colonial times, Muslim people in Srilanka have been contributing for the unity and integrity of […]

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MUSLIM LEADER INAUGURATES SECOND MOSQUE OF AHMADIYYA MUSLIM JAMAAT IN SPAIN

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

 By A. Abdul Aziz,Press Secretary,Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at “”…” Sri Lanka. Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad opens Baitur Rahman Mosque in Valencia  According to our Press department U.K., the World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at and Fifth Khalifa, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, last Friday (29th March) inaugurated the Baitur Rahman Mosque in Valencia. It is the […]

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RE: Big Power Politics flush UN Charter Down the Toilet- H. L. D. Mahindapala

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Ranjini Deraniyagala Mr Mahindapala has outlined a true record of the Western politics. But is all this digging up help Sri Lanka. Here are my take on all these scenarios: 1. Did Sri Lanka succeed in downplaying the past military  roles of USA and EU Alliances.   They are united and whatever done was under Human Rights according to their […]

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ANTAGONISM AMONG MUSLIMS IN SRI LANKA

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane  Vancouver, CANADA  Sufism or the Sufi Muslim Ideology  Traditionally, Sufism or the Sufi Muslim ideology had been the predominant Islamic spiritual tradition observed throughout Southern Asia, including Sri Lanka. Sufism is considered to be the mystical, ascetic branch of Islam which emphasizes personal experience with Allah. Sufis can be members of either […]

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Ban Wahhabism in Sri Lanka – Save Muslims and Save Sri Lanka

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Shenali Waduge There comes a time when tough actions need to be taken in the interest of the country. Inaction leads to dire consequences – 30 years of LTTE terror is what happened. The similarities between what we went through and what is enfolding now gives sufficient reason for prompt action. Power and money were […]

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Police say rumours baseless:GIRL BOY AFFAIR CAUSED PEPILIYANA ATTACK Govt. requests public vigilance:

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Sandasen Marasinghe, Disna Mudalige and Ridma Disssanayake  Courtesy The Daily News  Although rumours abound on the tense situation created by an attack on a textile shop in Pepiliyana by an unruly mob on Thursday night, the root cause of the incident was a personal dispute, said Police Spokesman SP Buddhika Siriwardena. He said a love […]

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Defeating secularist plot to usurp majority Hindu India and majority Buddhist Sri Lanka

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Shenali Waduge Independence to colonies came at a cost with a legacy that bound nations in debt by spending on solving the problems the colonials implanted. People were divided. Populations were divided. Ethnicities were divided. Tribes were divided. Boundaries were created and endless issues associated with each. Muslims have issues, Christians have issues, but when […]

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Power Devolution and 13A Will Totally Mess Up Our Foreign Policy Creating Enemies the World Over

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Dilrook Kannangara The recent racism boilover in Tamil Nadu teaches us many things. It is how Sri Lanka will be after meaningful power devolution. TNA, TULF and ACTC led Northern Province will be no different to DMK and AIADMK led Tamil Nadu state of India, if not worse. However, things get far worse than that. […]

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Attempt to create a South Sudan in Sri Lanka

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Sri Lanka Support Group, Canberra It is believed Eric Soheim was instrumental in creating the separate state of South  Sudan. Norway, with help of the West threatened Omar Al Baashir that unless he agreed to hold a referendum on South Sudan, war crimes charges against him (in relation to the Darfur conflict where it is […]

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Tamil Nadu Does Not Execute Indian Federal Government Foreign Policy As India Has Clearly Stated Over The Ongoing Issue Anti Sri Lankan Sentiment

Friday, March 29th, 2013

LankaWeb Weekly Editorial March 30th 2013    It was always a forgone conclusion that despite all the hooing and haaing by the likes of Jayalalitha, Vaiko and Karunanidhi to name some. over Sri Lankan matters relative to Tamils, India would not toe the line with their agitations which are plainly visible as linked to the pro LTTE Global […]

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Tamil Nadu seeks Tamil Eelam in Sri Lanka

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 29 March 2013 Mr. Vinod Babu  Deccan Herald The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd 2-A Ground Floor, Prestige  Point   47/2 Haddows Road, 2nd Cross Street, Thousant  Lights Chennai “”…” 600 006, Tamil Nadu, India Dear Vinod Babu: Your news item of March […]

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The Wahhabi Invasion of Sri Lanka

Friday, March 29th, 2013

M. Gunasekera Toronto, Canada There have been some inner rumblings within the Sri Lankan Muslim community with the Wahabi (Saudi form) and Thawheed groups taking aggressive steps against the Sufi order known as Tharikathul Mufliheen in the eastern coastal village of Katankudy (the same village where the LTTE killed nearly 150 Muslims at prayer in […]

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Lanka plays Bengal card – Envoy links Sinhalese to eastern states, TN groups fume

Friday, March 29th, 2013

G.C. SHEKHAR Courtesy the Telegraph Calcutta  A portrait of Balachandran, the slain son of LTTE leader V Prabhakaran, held up by protesters on Marina Beach in Chennai last week during a demonstration against alleged war crimes by the Sri Lankan government. (Reuters) Chennai, March 28: A claim by the Sri Lankan envoy that the Sinhalese […]

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IN FOCUS – LIFE ABROAD. Pt 21-TRANSFORMATION

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Dr. Tilak S. Fernando During the late General Sepala Attygala’s tenure  as  the High Commissioner in London,  President Premadasa decided to take some remedial action  to give a face lift to  the  Sri Lanka High Commission building at 13 Hyde Park Gardens, upon realising  the historic value of this vast building where Lord Northcliff had […]

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TN crisis bolsters anti-devolution project – Gotabhaya

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

March 28, 2013, 12:00 pm by Shamindra Ferdinando   Courtesy The   Island Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa yesterday said that the ongoing crisis in the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, over accountability issues here, should discourage those pushing for devolution of power under the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. A hostile provincial administration in the Northern or […]

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Please do not say any more, India is a friend of Sri Lanka.

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera  One cannot understand the naivety , and simple stupidity of  Sri Lanka “ƒ”¹…”s inability  to Stand  against the continued humiliation by India and  Tamil Nadu.  Is it important that Sri Lanka Cricket team should play in Tamil Nadu ? Is it not possible for the pilgrims to Buddhagaya find another route of access  […]

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Who really owns Indian Media?

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Shenali Waduge India with 1.2billion population of whom 82% are Hindus may be unaware of who owns and controls its media in the world’s largest democracy. Hindu India will be surprised to what extent since the open economy and despite laws in place its media is controlled by non-Hindus and the Church while Hindus are […]

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Urgent need of the day – an island wide Referendum is needed to test the 13th Amendment

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Sri Lanka Support Group, Canberra The recent Geneva Resolutions against Sri Lanka, instigated by the US and India, have been designed to enforce the 13th amendment fully. The 13th amendment was enacted in 1987 by the then President, JR Jayewardene; at that time he failed to hold a referendum to seek the consensus of the […]

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How halal is the Halal Certificate

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Shenali Waduge The world is often shaken by issues that serve to test the reactions of people. The halal certificate appears to be one such issue. Lessons to be taken are many, first and foremost of which is that on either side of any debate there are the mischief makers dousing flames for their profit. […]

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ශ‍්‍රී ලංකා නිදහස් පක්ෂය රටට හැමදාම නිදහස උරුම කරදුන් පක්ෂයයි

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

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The need for The Imam

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

by A. Abdul Aziz Press Secretary, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at “”…” Sri Lanka.  (Given below is an excerpt of the Friday Sermon of Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Supreme Head of the world-wide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam, delivered on 22nd March 2013, at “ƒ”¹…”Baithul Futhuh’, London, U.K. gave a discourse on the need of the Imam. […]

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Senator Segal’s (Canada’s) Attitude to Sri Lanka

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Ira de Silva London, Ontario The Honourable Hugh Segal Member of the Senate of Canada , Ottawa, Ontario Dear Sir: I am writing to you regarding your views expressed prior to your visit to Sri Lanka when you claimed that you were going with an open mind and your snide remarks at a meeting in […]

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Buddhist-Muslim impasse must first acknowledge wrongs without raising slogans of communalism

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

 Shenali Waduge Response to Hameed Abdul Karim  The series of exchange of writings between myself and Mr. Hameed Abdul Karim has at best revealed the human nature of most to adapt the tactic of insult and ridicule in order to evade accepting errors made. The situation has led to such an impasse that the root […]

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The Solution Tamil Nadu can offer India and Sri Lanka

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

 Shenali Waduge We feel for Jayalalitha, Karunanidhi, and a handful of other not so popular Tamil Nadu politicians who can gain fame only in protesting against sovereign nations. Their misery and anguish have dragged on for too long. At 80, the former Chief Minister should not have to subject himself to fasts. The ugly competition […]

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