Archive for March 24th, 2013

Dudley’s “coup” a figment of Sir. John’s imagination

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

H. L. D. Mahindapala Michael Ondaatje told a mouthful when he said that “in Sri Lanka a well-told lie is worth a thousand facts.” (Running in the Family). The tall tales of Sir John Kotelawela about Dudley Senanayake’s involvement in the coup certainly come within the category of one of those “well-told lies”. K.K.S.Perera in his response to Neville […]

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President Rajapakse’s lessons from the US-Resolution against Sri Lanka

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Shenali Waduge  The Rajapakse Government needs to take a reality check without delay. The US and allies inclusive of India are not concerned about the Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslims or how many died, disappeared or were resettled or the scale of development taking place. These are all smokescreens to hide the true agenda. They are coming […]

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Sri Lanka singled out for a US resolution against it, on lies , conjectures, suppositions, and imaginations.

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera  UNO is becoming an irrelevant outdated  institution changing the original concept of  a world forum to avoid  aggression against a country by another  allowing them to meet amoung equals to settle disputed issues through healthy discussion, so that a simple political dispute will not lead  into a word war.   The UNO the forum […]

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LLRC on Colonial rule in Sri Lanka

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Senaka Weeraratna As we celebrate our freedom from colonial rule on its 65th anniversary nothing is more conspicuous in our literature and written records as the absence of a White Paper and a Report of a Commission of Inquiry on the period of Western Colonial presence in Sri Lanka commencing from the landing of the […]

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Your Excellency , the President of Sri Lanka: My Request

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Asoka Weerasinghe  Kings Grove Crescent ,. Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 24 March 2013 Your Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa   President of Sri Lanka Presidential Secretariat  Colombo 1, Sri Lanka  Your Excellency: Most of us expatriates in all the continents are watching and cringing at the pressures and bullying that Sri Lanka, you and […]

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Dr B.R. Ambedkar to be monumentalized in Sri Lanka

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

by Dilshan Boange,Courtesy:  Buddhist Channel The Nation, March 24, 2013 Colombo, Sri Lanka — On March 1 at the Maha Bodhi Society premises in Maradana Colombo, a discussion was held towards creating new channels of Lanka-Indo relations initiated by Buddhist activists from both here and India who have opened a dialogue as private citizens, hoping […]

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Korean Protestant pastor urinates inside Buddhist temple, community apologises

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

by Emi Hailey Hayakawa,  BTN, March 25, 2013 Seoul, South Korea — The Korean protestant community sent an official letter of apology to the abbot of Donghwasa temple, Ven. Sungman, on regarding the actions of the Korean Protestant pastor, Seong, who urinated in the dharma hall and vandalized the Buddhist portraits with a permanent marker. […]

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