Archive for June 9th, 2013

PROPOSD CAMPAIGN TO ‘SAVE ALL POSSIBLE LIVES & LIMBS’ IN SRI LANKA

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

   Dr. Tilak S. Fernando   POW-WOW WITH DR. ATHULA WITHANAGE  –  (MD LMSSA Lond., FRCS Edin., FRCS Irel,  FRCS England FICS) Dr. Athula Withanage has been working as  a Consultant General & Laparoscopic Surgeon,  Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Hon Clinical tutor at Cardiff University Faculty, WIMAT Cardiff and retired Clinical Lead at Withybush General Hospital Wales for over two decades as  the Lead […]

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Remembering the martyrdom of Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc on its 50th Anniversary (1963 – 2013)

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge It was described as a revolution ignited by a single match. June 11, 1963 was the date, Thich Quang Duc, a 66 year old Buddhist monk sat down calmly in the lotus position in a busy intersection in Saigon and lit himself on fire. While those watching wailed the monk did not […]

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Travels of a journalist [2013 Series #4] – Eastward Ho from ‘Home Sweet Home’ to Weligama Bay

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

By Shelton Gunaratne, author of From Village Boy to Global Citizen, Vol. 1: The Journey of a Journalist; and Vol. 2: The Travels of a Journalist (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris) We””‚my spouse Yoke-Sim and I””‚gave top priority to visiting my birth village of Pathegama, a couple kilometers west of Weligama, on my tour of the Deep […]

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Sri Lanka says progress in addressing human rights concerns and reconciliation acknowledged by many in the international community

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN, Geneva The Sri Lanka delegation to the on-going 23rd Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva has said ” the Government’s progress with regard to addressing human rights concerns and reconciliation is being amply demonstrated on the ground, acknowledged by many in the international community, […]

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