Archive for May 8th, 2013

Please do not make Sri Lanka a playground of the foreigners and the rich, like Cuba under Batista.

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera  There is no reason why Sri Lanka should put all its cards on tourism, as the number one money maker.  It should be kept in mind that  tourism while it brings financial benefits , it also brings  innumerable social problems. Sri Lanka as a developing country which made much head way in the […]

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The Accretionary Model for the Origin of the Sinhala Race

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

R Chandrasoma  It is widely believed that the Sinhala people – the ‘autochthons’ of Sri Lanka – constitute a well-defined ‘race’ because the language they speak is unique and their religio-cultural traditions set them apart from their congeners in Asia and elsewhere. There is also a remarkable chronicle – the Mahavamsa -that purports to give […]

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COMPLAINT ON ABC TV PROGRAM 7.30 REPORT OF 25TH APRIL 2013

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Ranjith Soysa Spokesperson SPUR  (Society for Peace, Unity and Human Rights for Sri Lanka Inc) ABC Audience Affairs ABC PO Box 9994 Melbourne-Victoria  COMPLAINT ON ABC TV PROGRAM 7.30 REPORT OF  25TH APRIL 2013 We wish to refer to the above program and request you  to investigate into the following issues based on the ABC […]

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Travels of a journalist: MAKE ADAM’S BRIDGE MORE ATTRACTIVE TO TOURISTS

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

By Shelton Gunaratne, author of From Village Boy to Global Citizen (Vol. 2): The Travels of a Journalist (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris).  I wanted to visit Adam’s Bridge (or Rama Setu) straddling Talaimannar (on Sri Lanka’s Mannar Island) and Dhanuskodi (on India’s Rameswaram/Pamban Island) for a long time. The putative “bridge” is a 30-km long chain […]

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AZATH SALLEY’S CALL TO ARMS HIS UNDOING

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Courtesy The Daily News  * Sixteen complaints against Salley and sister * Arrest based purely on allegations * Started taking meals from Sunday Former Deputy Mayor of Colombo, Azath Salley was arrested for inciting citizens to take to arms. In an interview to Junior Vikatan magazine on April 24, 2013, Salley had said the Sri […]

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