Archive for June 5th, 2013

Response to Dr.Karunyan Arulananthan’s Calls For US Pressure On Sri Lanka in CNN

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Dr. Chula NA Rajapakse MNZM FRCP/FRACP Spokesperson,  United Sri Lanka Assn. The anti Sri Lankan tirades of  Dr.Karunyan Arulanathan, a recipient of Ceylon’s free education that saw him graduate as a medical doctor, on whichfoundation he now enjoys the luxuries of  US, to mount this tirade, comes as no surprise. For, he along with others […]

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Security perspectives of province-based devolution: A reappraisal

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

by G. H. Peiris Courtesy Island  Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka’s latest contribution to the debate he and I have been having on the Thirteenth Amendment (and ‘province-based devolution’) has been quite an antidote to lethargy and disinterest which is said to be an after effect of a nasty attack of dengue. He says what he feels […]

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Boston Lanka Documentary: Story of Adele Balasingham

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

In this edition: The story of Adele Balasingham, who began her career as a nurse and later became a women military leader of LTTE. A story of a woman’s journey from Hospital to battlefield, from being a healing nurse to a killer Nurse. http://youtu.be/wr8JP5-4lVA For more up to date news Go to: www.bostonlanka.com

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Do we need so many Casinos?

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Michelle Alexander It has been reported that plans are currently underway to build a massive Las Vegas-style Casino resort in Colombo, with an investment of US$ 350mn. While the Animal Welfare Bill is yet to be enacted, the Casino Business Regulation Act appears to be alive and kicking and already in use.  It is also noted […]

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Why the double standards

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Michelle Alexander The 23rd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 15 to 17 November 2013. However, this occasion is being marred by several International, Diaspora and Sri Lanka-based organizations calling the consideration of Sri Lanka as host ‘grossly inappropriate’, with Sri Lanka standing accused of rights abuses, war crimes and […]

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Regarding a message to the Badu Bala Sena

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Mr. Bernard Wijeyasingha Clinton, Louisiana, USA I would like to lend voice to your organization and address the issue of the proposed building of the Sita Temple and in that vein all Hindu and Muslim houses of worship. I would also like to share my opinion regarding the existing 13th amendment.  Regarding the proposed Sita […]

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UPFA MP discloses in parliament:EKNELIGODA ALIVE AND WELL IN FRANCE

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Courtesy The Daily News * Moving in disguise * Wife blames govt. for disappearance Ekneligoda UPFA MP Arundika Fernando yesterday disclosed in parliament that Prageeth Ekneligoda who is said to have disappeared, is living in France. He made this observation in parliament joining the debate on the regulations under the Sri Lanka Press Council Law. […]

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Khalifa of Islam explains his recent tours to U.S.A. and Canada.

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

by A. Abdul Aziz, Press Secretary, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at “”…” Sri Lanka.  (Given below is an excerpt of the Friday Sermons of Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Supreme Head of the world-wide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam, delivered on 31st May 2013, at “ƒ”¹…”Baithul Futhuh’, London, U.K. gave a discourse on his recent tours of U.S.A […]

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Vesak Concert at UNESCO brings together Asian community

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Permanent Delegation of Sri Lanka to UNESCO Paris The eve of Vesak was ushered in at UNESCO, with a colourful and vibrant concert of dance, song and music bringing together countries from across the Asian region and also including artistes from Europe, in an expression of unity as the true meaning of Vesak, the message […]

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Religious rituals conducted at the Embassy of Sri Lanka and at UNESCO in Paris for Vesak

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Permanent Delegation of Sri Lanka to UNESCO Paris Events to mark Vesak in France commenced with a special “ƒ”¹…”pirith‘ ceremony at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Paris which was attended by senior members of the Maha Sangha, including the Ven. Master Chin Kung, Head and Founder of Pureland College, Australia and Ven. Dr Bodagama […]

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If India remained Buddhist (the greatest ‘might have beens’ of history)

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

SIR J. C. COYAJEE, B.A., LL.B. Department of History, Economics and Politics, Andhra University, India In this account of the antecedents of the League of Nations it has not been found possible to take any account of the religious and philosophical influences which have always preached a world organization for peace and progress. Such a […]

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Dubai’s Fakih Group ups Sri Lanka intake

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

PRESS COMMUNIQUE “”…” MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY & COMMERCE, SRI LANKA “”…” JUNE 04, 2013 [Now shipping $200,000 of souvenirs monthly from Sri Lanka   “ƒ”¹…”Prime space for Lanka in new $85 Mn Dubai souvenir showpiece’-Fakih Made in Sri Lanka brand wows ME & Vietnamese buyers N.P Fakih, the Managing Director of Dubai based $345 Mn […]

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