Archive for April 4th, 2013

Geneva, Morning After: A necessary Rethink

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Susantha Goonatilake The week we lost at Geneva was the week the rest of the world was asking uncomfortable questions on the 10th anniversary of the western invasion of Iraq. And Kashmir was on lockdown as the population protested Indian atrocities there, including killings and rape.  It was not only Western channels like CNN and […]

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Why All the Fuss about Militarisation in Sri Lanka When Singapore is the Second Most Militarised Nation on Earth

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Dilrook Kannangara Old and new colonials in the west, India and the NGO cabal are up in arms over what they call militarisation of Sri Lanka and parts thereof. There is no logical reason for their nonsensical concerns. Sri Lanka ranks low (rank 41) in global militarisation ranking. Global Militarization Index and rankings are conducted […]

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April 5, 1971: Miscommunication proved fatal for JVP

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Janaka Perera  Friday April 5 marks the 42nd anniversary of JVP insurgency of 1971.  The uprising became a watershed in Sri Lanka’s post-independence politics.  It was the island’s first armed insurrection against an elected government. If not for a fatal error the insurgents made the country’s history would have taken a far different course.  The […]

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Supreme Court orders: Sell the Golden Key Credit Card Compan directors’ assets to pay depositors

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

by Chitra Weerarathne Courtesy The  Island The Supreme Court yesterday directed the Central Bank of Sri Lanka to expeditiously realise the personal assets, including shares belonging to the Key Director of the Golden Key Credit Card Company, since they had violated the bail conditions, as per Supreme Court and High Court orders, relevant to them, […]

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What you should know about GMO (Genetically Modified Foods)

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Shenali Waduge Some facts: Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are now in over 30,000 food products 92.5% of arable land around the world is GMO free The first genetically modified food item, a tomato, appeared in the United States in 1994 and in Britain in 1996 The risk is especially great when crops meant for human consumption are […]

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