Archive for June 18th, 2013

India — the cause not the solution to Sri Lankan problems-Continuing review of Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka’s book, Long War, Cold Peace

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

H. L. D. Mahindapala According  to my friend Dayan Jayatilleka’s own admission his latest book, Long War, Cold Peace, was rushed to the printer in the hope of  getting it out on time to impact on the UNHRC session in March — a critical session in which the big powers, including India, were preparing to nail Sri Lanka. This, of […]

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People who care about the Sri Lankan Public must demand removal of Provincial Council system

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge There are plenty of people in competition with the Government claiming to know what is best for the people of Sri Lanka. So let us work upon the premise that their work is solely to ensure the masses, especially the downtrodden and poor are given the best of State services. Given that […]

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“Abolish PC System” – Jathika Hela Urumaya

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Asada M Erpini One of the most welcome news items for peace-loving Sri Lankans, who value the sovereignty and the national integrity of their beloved Mother Lanka, is that reported in the media on 18 June: the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) introduced a bill today to abolish the provincial council system. Sri Lankans would, no doubt, […]

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REFERENDUM~~THE ONE AND ONLY ANTIDOTE FOR THE 13TH AMMENDMENT.

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Susantha Wijesinghe. The 13th Ammendment has become the  ” Aandi hath denaage kenda haliya ” among the now lunatic Politicians. Each one is putting a fistful of lunacy into the pot as their contribution.   One say that after the Elections, it is possible to go to courts, and remove clauses. Another say that they will […]

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Lalin’s Coloumn: Holbrooke, Devolution and War games

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

By Major General (Retd.) Lalin Fernando– Asian Tribune – (Admiral Leighton W Smith USN, C in C US Navy Europe and NATO and Allied Forces Southern Europe (1994-6) “”…” who with his staff had prepared a military briefing on Bosnia for Holbrooke, the chief US envoy to Yugoslavia(1995+) I always think of this excerpt whenever […]

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Scientific energy saving

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Dr Hector Perera     London  I practice what I preach; it’s not limited to words only but applied practically as well. If I just talked using some scientific terms, it would be some kind of double Dutch to ordinary people, a boring session. When I met a top official in ITN TV station, I told him […]

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