Archive for June 21st, 2013

Why this delay taking action on 13 Amendment ?

Friday, June 21st, 2013

 By Charles.S.Perera  We  learnt that the JHU presented a Bill on the removal of the 13 Amendement.  We also learnt that a cabinet decision had been taken with regard to removal of certain clauses in the Amendment without really removing it, and that a PSC is to decide what further changes should be made to […]

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What is the code of ethics that HRW practices?

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Shenali D Waduge Human Rights Watch says the proposed Code of Ethics for Media in Sri Lanka gags freedom of speech. Well there’s much that we can ask about HRW’s own code of ethics and none of which gives HRW any credibility. Our questions are many. HRW’s was (formerly known as Helsinki Watch brainchild of […]

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What is sacrosanct in the 13th Amendment?

Friday, June 21st, 2013

 Asada M Erpini Every Tom, Dick and Harry talks of the 13th Amendment as if it were the panacea for all ills in Sri Lanka, including the “ƒ”¹…”the ethnic issue’, the “ƒ”¹…”deprivation faced by the Tamils’ and anything else that seems to be appealing to the Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and Canada’s human rights […]

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13th AMENDMENT: DO NOT LET HISTORY REPEAT ITSELF

Friday, June 21st, 2013

By Don Wijewardana  A striking feature of the recent history of Sri Lanka is that our political leaders had been queuing up to hand over the north and east of Sri Lanka to the LTTE.  Their greed for power had surpassed the cost of surrendering national sovereignty. Sometimes the offer had come from outsiders too. […]

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IPL Money Made Lankan Cricketers Indebted to Team India

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Dilrook Kannangara Don’t expect Team Sri Lanka to ever beat Team India in crucial matches. The disaster at ICC Champions Trophy semifinal against India was a display of shameless deliberate underperformance by most players. Pitch was not the perfect for batting but it was far less dangerous than what Lankan players pretended it to be. […]

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Hypocrisy of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Friday, June 21st, 2013

– JMack I read your story Canada’s Harper gives up on Russia, calls summit ‘G-7 plus 1’ on Washington Times on June 17, 2013 and had a good laugh. You really believe that Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, whose nation hosts the largest Tamil population that supports, funds and worship suicide terrorism, gives a damn […]

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“Yes We Scan” – US and UK in shameless spying on guests of State

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Courtesy The Daily News It was a good take off from “Yes We Can” from Barack Obama’s presidential campaign in 2008, by the headline in a German publication to mark Barack Obama’s visit to Germany this week. The complete text was “”…” “Yes We Scan” “”…” with an image of Obama with earphones on listening […]

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POLICE AND LAND POWERS IN 13th AMENDMENT – POLITICAL DYNAMITE FOR INDIA AND SRI LANKA

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Jayantha de Z Gunasekera Courtesy The Daily News No Provincial Council including the Northern Provincial Council has enjoyed Police and Land powers for quarter century (26 years). Why is the TNA hell bent on securing police and land powers at the behest of the LTTE Diaspora, other than to fragment this country with the assistance […]

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Khalifa of Islam address at U.K. Parliament

Friday, June 21st, 2013

By A. Abdul Aziz Press Secretary, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at “”…” Sri Lanka. (Given below is the full text of the address delivered by His Holiness, Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Fifth Khalifa and Head of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community on 11th June 2013 at an event to celebrate the centenary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in […]

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What is that device again?

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Dr. Mareena Thaha Reffai, The newspapers have mentioned in a small article,  on the page before last, (Daily Mirror June 10th, page A13) that  a student named Miss. Lasika Sevvandi Silva has invented a decide to eradicate the dengue mosquito breeding on roof gutters. Now, with what the dengue menace rising and everyone coming out […]

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