Archive for August 29th, 2013

Open letter to Navi Pillai, in order to make her mission to Sri Lanka meaningful.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera This listening to interested parties and civil society is an exercise which is not new to Navi Pillai having listened to the Tamils of the diaspora and the anti Sri Lanka NGOs, Human Rights Activists, members of the Darusman Committee,  and all that caboodle.  This exercise of listening unless she is calm and […]

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Navi Pillay can meet LTTE Mahaveer widow but not families of civilians killed by LTTE

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge The UN Human Rights head is now in Sri Lanka and visiting the country’s North to see for herself the developments since the fall of the LTTE. Much prominence has been given to her meeting with a Mahaveer widow. Leaving aside that her “ƒ”¹…”missing’ husband is a former LTTE senior leader and […]

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LIFE ABROAD – Part 42 : TEA FOR TWO – LONDON LOST TOO !

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Dr.Tilak Fernando Tea production in Sri Lanka has always played a vital role to boost the economy of the country and the world market which in 1995 led Sri Lanka to become the world’s leading exporter of tea. A Scotsman named James Taylor arrived in Ceylon in 1847 mainly to grow coffee. Upon his arrival […]

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President Rajapaksa inspects agricultural machineries at Minsk Automobile Plant

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

By Janaka Alahapperuma President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the Minsk Automobile Plant for an inspection tour at the conclusion of his three-day state visit to the Belarus Republic, the former Soviet Union country in Eastern Europe on 27 August. Minsk Automobile Plant is highly established industrial plant where high quality passenger buses, trucks and lorries are […]

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Nearly 5,000 security, police personnel abducted by LTTE :HR ACTIVISTS SEE NO EVIL

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Vijayani Edirisinghe  Courtesy The Daily News 3, 484 soldiers,189 policemen, 1,175 civilians made to disappear :Whereabouts of 609 LTTE conscripts too unknown : Nearly 5,000 security and police personnel believed to have been abducted and “ƒ”¹…”disappeared’ during the 30 year war had perished at the hands of LTTE terrorists having being subjected to torture, according […]

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