Archive for April 17th, 2013

OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF SRI LANKA- Northern Province Elections

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Daya Hettirachchi Toronto Canada Your Excellency  Mahinda Rajapaksa   President of Republic of Sri Lanka Colombo Sri Lanka. Apr.15 2013 Your Excellency.  Northern Province Elections Sri Lanka recently faced the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution for the second consecutive year. This 2013 resolution had acknowledged and welcomed the LLRC report and the upcoming provincial elections […]

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No Surrender to Fear

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada 17 April 2013 The Editor THE OTTAWA CITIZEN Sir: You editorial “ƒ”¹…”No Surrender to Fear’ was spot on.   But defeating terrorism has its down side.  The self-appointed Human Rights Police like Amnesty International and Human RightsWatch will be lurking around the corner […]

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Remarks by US Ambassador in Sri Lanka & Boston bomb blasts

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne   The US Ambassador in Sri Lanka, Michele J Sisson addressing Foreign Correspondents last week, had warned that if Sri Lanka does not show progress in reconciliation matters the country could see a return to war. She signalled about other options by the so called International Community as well. Sri Lanka did not comply […]

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BOSTON ONLY TWO BOMBS AND HUNDREDs OF BOMB BLASTS IN SRI LANKA UNTIL 19 MAY 2009

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Malin Abeyatunge Our sympathies are with kith & kin of the three (reports 4 now) victims of the Boston Bomb Blast and  many others who were injured. But Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria who experience daily bombs blasts and Sri Lanka up to 19 May 2009 experiencing daily bomb blasts by LTTE terrorists should have no sympathy […]

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Ex-CJ’s passport IMPOUNDED

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Vijayani Edirisinghe Daily News * To foil flight to escape bribery probe * Used time buying tactics when called for submissions The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery and Corruption impounded the passport of former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake to prevent her from escaping to a foreign country until the probe into the allegations of […]

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It was Shirani B that was the political appointee – Sarath N. Silva

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

The Daily News Mine was not a political appointment, it was that of Shirani Bandaranayake, says former Chief Justice Sarath. N. Silva. “In 1996, I was not appointed as Chief Justice and I held the office of Attorney General. The appointment made in 1996 which was vehemently opposed as having been made on political considerations […]

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Government of Sri Lanka never received any direct USAID funding to make 20 per cent cut in US aid – Central Bank Governor:

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

By Shamindra Ferdinando The Island Central Bank Governor Ajith Nervad Cabraal yesterday said claims being made in some quarters that the government was facing a 20 per cent cut in US aid, were hightly exaggerated as USAID funds had always been channeled through various NGOs and civil society organizations. The Governor was responding to media […]

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Jeyaraj’s widow compares Weliweriya blast with Boston attack

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

By Shamindra Ferdinando  Courtesy Island.lk April 16, 2013, 10:09 pm UPFA MP Dr. Sudarshini Fernandopulle, yesterday said that the terrorist attack on the Boston marathon was the first attack on a sporting event in the world since the assassination of her husband, Minister Jeyaraj Fernandopulle, as he was about to flag off a marathon at […]

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Shirani sworn in as acting CJ- Where is your dress code lady?

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Justice Shirani Thillakawardene was sworn in as Acting Chief Justice yesterday. Thillakawardene takes oaths before President Mahinda Rajapaksa, while presidential secretary Lalith Weeratunga looks on (Pic by Sudath Silva) In recent incident in courts, a lady witness  has been reprimanded for failing to observe the dress code. In Sri Lanka, court dress is worn by both […]

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Animal rights activists are upset about illegal sale of whale meat in the EU

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Press release – ProWal Radolfzell/Copenhagen, April 17th, 2013 – During the last weeks pilot whale blubber, coming from the Faroe Islands, was regularly offered on the ferryboat “Norrona”, owned by the steamship company Smyril-Line, as per reports from the dolphin and whale protection organization ProWal. Andreas Morlok, CEO of ProWal is disgusted: “The pilot whale […]

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Save Pali, ancient classical Indian language of Buddhism in India

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

by Prof. Dr. Siddharth Singh,The Buddhist Channel, Apr 16, 2013 New Delhi, India — The Government of India has recently removed Pali – an ancient classical language – as a subject from the main examination of the Civil Services (popularly known as Indian Administrative Services i.e. IAS) of India, 2013, which were  under the purview […]

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‘A Day without Water: Managing Sri Lanka’s Water Resource’

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies, Colombo. April 30, 2013, 2.00 “”…” 6.00 p.m. Water security has acquired a prominent place in the global political, economic and security discourse given its indispensability to life on earth, development, energy and sanitation. Increasing demand for water with rapid water pollution on one hand and […]

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PRESIDENT OF THE SPANISH SENATE COMMENDS SRI LANKA’S DEVELOPMENT:Minister Dinesh Gunawardena strengthens Sri Lanka-Spain ties

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

MEDIA RELEASE Embassy of Sri Lanka Paris, France The President of the Senate of Spain, Pio Garcia Escudero commended the rapid growth and development taking place across Sri Lanka and hailed the cordial ties that exist between Spain and Sri Lanka, during his meeting with the Minister of Water Supply and Drainage and Chief Government […]

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