Archive for August 17th, 2013

One Month to Northern Provincial Council Election, India Shows Signs of Going Back on CHOGM Promise

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Dilrook Kannangara It works like clockwork. Tamil Nadu leaders have demanded the Indian government boycott CHOGM summit in Colombo. It is a repetition of what happened in 1954, 1964, 1974, 1985, 1987, 2011, 2012 and 2013 “”…” Sri Lanka always kept its side of the bargain but India never kept its word. After the first […]

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When TNA leaders go shopping for separatist sponsorship in Canada and US

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge There is little that sets the LTTE and TNA apart. The objectives of both remain the same only the modus operandi differed. The Sri Lankan Armed Forces eliminated the ground terror of LTTE removing the terrorist aspect from the quest. Now the TNA has taken over the baton with the objective well […]

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Exchanging real estate, power and religion for worthless titles Conversion of Prince Vijaya Pala

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

ACSLU Essays on Unethical Conversion The Portuguese were able to bring undue influence on a number of members of the Royal households of Kotte, Sitavaka and Kandy to embrace Christianity. This was done largely by way of missionary education, which was directed by political considerations. >From the early period of Portuguese presence we learn that […]

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40,000 killed in last phase of war? Gota challenges UN to produce evidence Issues to be raised with Navi Pillay

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy Island August 17, 2013, 7:27 pm Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa yesterday challenged the UN to furnish evidence relating to the main war crimes allegation that 40,000 persons allegedly disappeared during the final phase of the war in early 2009. He emphasized that none of those propagating war crimes allegations, including the […]

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Remember and take lessons from British colonial history and not white wash or censor it

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Some reading material 1) Queen Victoria From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Victoria 2)     Queen Victoria And The British Crown Win The Prize http://www.deliberation.info/queen-victoria-and-the-british-crown-win-the-prize/ 3)    Commonwealth Games. Aboriginal Genocide, QEII & British War Crimes https://sites.google.com/site/aboriginalgenocide/commonwealth-games 4)     Great Famine (Ireland) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Famine_%28Ireland%29 5)     Royal Wedding, Censorship, Holocaust Commission And Holocaust Denial  By Dr […]

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President Rajapaksa declares open the Wahalkada at Tissamaharama Raja Maha Viharaya.

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

 By Janaka Alahapperuma  President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the Wahalkada at the Tissamaharama Raja Maha Viharaya, which was constructed in memory of their deceased parents, father D. A. Rajapaksa and mother Dandina Samarasinghe Dissanayaka, this evening on 16 August.  The President accompanied with Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa and Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa representing Rajapaksa family at the […]

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Guwahati Scribes defy militant’s diktat on I-Day

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

N.J.Thakuria Guwahati: The city based scribes and patriotic citizens have once again shown their defiance to the militant’s diktat on India’s 67th Independence Day with unfurling the National flag in a festive atmosphere. As declared in advance, the nationalistic scribe and citizens paid homage to hundred thousand martyrs of India’s Freedom Struggle on August 15 […]

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