Archive for May 25th, 2013

Continuing book review of Dayan Jayatilleka’s, Long War, Cold Peace — Part V- INDIA PAVING THE PATH TO THIRD WORLD WAR

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

H. L. D. Mahindapala India has not only lost its moral compass in foreign policy which was packaged and hailed as the “Panchaseela” at the height of the Non-Aligned Movement but also the strategic compass to navigate in the Indian Ocean. India needs an ethical / balanced foreign policy to win back the moral and […]

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Dawn of the Tamil Eelam through the Northern Provincial Council – What the Government and we, as citizens can do can do to stop it

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

 Sri Lanka Support Group, Australia Further to our Sinhala Media Release (posted on Lankaweb on 24 May 2013), we unequivocally  repeat that formation of the Northern Provincial Council under 13th  amendment of the Constitution will lead to formation of the Tamil Eelam. We say the Government can fundamentally do two (2) things to abolish the […]

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Jilani Never Visited Lanka, No Mention of Kuragala by Ibn Battuta

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Dilrook Kannangara Twisting history to claim ownership of land has become the modus operandi of certain communal elements in the island. Obviously they cannot have a long history in the island as they still practice religions and use languages not unique to the island. If they had a long history in the island, there is no reason […]

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Wesak Celebrations in Malaysia

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Sumanananda Premseri Kuala Lumpur, Fri- Wesak was grandly celebrated throughout Malaysia. Millions of adherants thronged the Buddhist temples and centers all over Malaysia including local Buddhists and foreign Buddhists from Sri Lanka, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, etc. At the capital, more than a hundred thousand people visited the 118 year old Buddhist […]

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TNA called upon to adopt constructive attitude :Lanka expects integrity and impartiality from UN – External Affairs Minister

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

By Manjula Fernando Courtesy The Sunday Observer External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris told the TNA to shake free of the notion “ƒ”¹…”that it is the international community that is going to frighten us, intimidate us and impose a solution on us.’ External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris “I tell the Hon. R. Sampanthan on the […]

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Book- The Patriarch

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

 Pravin Banker Greenwich, CT., USA Dear All Sri Lankans I was born in Srilanka when it was called Ceylon before migrating to the USA by chance. I would like to inform readers that my first in a series of four books has just been released by Amazon and is available globally on its website under […]

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