Archive for September, 2013

C V Wigneswaran is ONLY a Chief Minister and NOT President of Sri Lanka

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge  C V Wigneswaran and the TNA need to realize some hard facts. Firstly, C V Wigneswaran is just ONE of 9 Chief Ministers elected to office for a term. He should not think or behave as if he has been elected as the country’s President. The TNA itself known publicly as the proxy […]

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Cataclysmic Reconciliation Advisor Pushes Police Powers to TNA through ‘Community Policing’

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Dilrook Kannangara At long last the President has correctly identified Dayan Jayatillake as a NGO operative and a separatist in sheepish attire. It took him four (4) years to unravel the mess left by Dayan in Geneva trapping the nation into the 13A death trap. Although setting a thief to catch a thief is a […]

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On the trail of al-Shabab’s Kenyan recruitment ‘pipeline’

Monday, September 30th, 2013

The armed siege at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi has focused attention on the al-Qaeda affiliate, al-Shabab. Sixty-seven people were killed after al-Shabab militants stormed the centre on 21 September. The BBC’s Panorama programme had been investigating the recruitment pipeline of young Muslims through Kenya to join the Islamist group based in Somalia. The […]

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THE GREAT LAND ROBBERY

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

 By GOMIN DAYASRI A determined naval rating butted Rajiv Gandhi with his rifle, before the Indian PM thumbed the Indo Sri Lanka Agreement amidst fanfare and gunshot. Some watching the incident on TV vouched J.R.Jayewardane (JR) was fleetingly amused before he did a rapid volte- face for diplomatic niceties – naturally, after being coerced and […]

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If Islamic radicalism is West engineered – why does Islam call to conquer the world?

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge There are 2 factors that just do not add up. If we accept the Muslim version that Islam is a ‘peaceful religion’ and explore the possibility that the present radical Islam enveloping world geopolitics has been engineered by the West, our next question is why would the West also allow these same […]

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TNA has finally become a responsible political Party. Or has it ?

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera  Winning the PC elections in the North by itself is not the end of it.  The TNA has now got to sit down to work as responsible politicians planning their activities as a part of the Central Government of Sri Lanka, with it and not against it.  Why did the Tamils in the […]

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NOT WITHDRAW ARMY FROM NORTH-President in interview with Al- Jazeera :

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Army needed for security : Why demand probe only for last few days of the war : President Mahinda Rajapaksa asked as to how he could withdraw the army from the North without acceding to the requests of other Provincial Councils too to do the same. “Where can I have the Army?. Ask somebody else […]

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THE REAL MEN WHO WERE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUBLIME TIMES OF AN INVINCIBLE UNP. WHY MUST THEY HAVE TO ROLL IN THEIR GRAVES?

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

We give credits to a die-hard UNPer who sent us the above  currently  on the internet via You tube. We categorically wish to state  that it has not been obtained from the library of the MTV or Sirasa Networks It had just been reported from UPFA (SLFP) HEADQUARTERS THAT ALL SENIOR MEMBERS HAVE GARLANDED AN […]

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මේ මහා අභියෝග කන්දරාව හමුවේ අපට කල හැක්කේ කුමක්ද?

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

චන්ද්‍රසේන පණ්ඩිතගේ විසිනි උතුරු පලාත් සභාව දෙම à·… ජාතික සංධානය ජය ගෙන ඇත. දෙමළ ජනතාවට සේවය කිරීම පසෙකලා, පලමුව ඉඩම් බලතල ඉල්ලා, සටනක් දියත් කොට ඇත. මේ සටන පිටුපස මහා සැලසුමක් සූදානම්ව ඇත.ඉඩම් බලතල ලැබුණ ක්ෂණයකින්ම, එක්තරා බටහිර රජයකට හමුදා කදවුරක් සදහා අක්කර දහස් ගනනක් ලබාදීමටත්, එම ලබාදෙන ඉඩම වර්තමාන ලංකාවේ හමුදාකදවුරු සහිත පලාත්ද ඇතුලත්ව […]

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Eco-friendly scientific cooking could save about 60% energy

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Dr Hector Perera      London  I am sure that anybody can understand energy can be saved with low fire cooking. There are many acceptable reasons why one should cook on low fire. Then only juice in foods such as vegetables and meat come out slowly, ooze out then slowly react with the spices or margarine or […]

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JUDGMENT ON LAND – STORY UNTOLD

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

by Gomin Dayasri-Courtesy Island September 28, 2013, 4:25 pm “And thus I clothe my naked villainy With odd old ends stol’n out of holy writ; And seem a saint, when most I play the devil.” ? William Shakespeare, Richard III My cocker spaniel was named Junius Richard (JR) to commemorate an event that is etched in […]

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“ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ නිෂ්පාදනය කළ විශාලතම විදුලි ට්‍රාන්ස්ෆෝමර් තොගය ඉතියෝපියාවට අපනයනය කෙරේ”

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

The Media Team Ministry of Power & Energy ලංකා විදුලිබල මණ්ඩලයට, අනුබද්ධිත ආයතනයක් වන ලංකා  ට්‍රාන්ස්ෆෝමර් ආයතනය නිෂ්පාදනය කළ විශාලතම විදුලි ට්‍රාන්ස්ෆෝමර් තොගය ඉතියෝපියාවට අපනයනය කෙරේ. රුපියල් කෝටි 100 ක වටිනාකමින් යුත් විදුලි ට්‍රාන්ස්ෆෝමර් 1660 ක්  මෙසේ, විදුලිබල හා බලශක්ති අමාත්‍ය නීතිඥ පවිත්‍රා වන්නිආරච්චි මැතිනියගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් රත්මලානේ පිහිටි ලංකා ට්‍රාන්ස්ෆෝමර් වැඩබිමේදී, ඉතියෝපියානු විදුලිබල සංස්ථාවේ ප්‍රධාන […]

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C​hristians are ‘always the scapegoat’: Mideast church leaders reject war with Syria

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

BY HILARY WHITE, Courtesy LifeSiteNews.com ROME, August 29, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The head of the Maronite Catholic Church has accused the West of deliberately fomenting sectarian unrest in the Middle East for economic reasons and at the expense of millions of Christia Speaking from Lebanon, where thousands of Syrians have fled the conflict in their country, […]

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Sri Lanka receives broad cross-regional support in the HRC on substantive progress in the reconciliation process

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Geneva  Sri Lanka received strong cross-regional support in the Human Rights Council from countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America on Thursday ( 26 September 2013) which uniformly welcomed and commended the country’s significant progress achieved in the reconciliation process. Speaking at the General Debate under Agenda Item 10 […]

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Why Navi Pillai Has Truly Overstepped Her Metes And Bounds To Become An Abomination In Sri Lankan Matters.

Friday, September 27th, 2013

LankaWeb Weekly Editorial, September 28th.2013 The UN Human Rights Chief Navinethem Pillay’s assertion that “if certain concerns are not comprehensively addressed, she believes the international community will have a duty to establish its own inquiry mechanisms” has come under fire from Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Ravinatha Aryasinha  who has strongly […]

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History of US Embassy ‘interference’ in the internal affairs of countries

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge If anyone has the guts to call a spade a spade it is Sri Lanka’s Defence Secretary, Mr. Gotabaya Rajapakse who has rightly pointed public attention to the US embassy in Colombo pursuing a political agenda. When countries had been henpecking Sri Lanka to hold elections in the name of ‘democracy’ after […]

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Stanley Perera and Jayantha Liyanage two patriots whose attempts to stop TNA were foiled.

Friday, September 27th, 2013

 By Charles.S.Perera  It is interesting to present the  two patriots who dared tried to cross the threshold to legally remove TNA from the political scene in Sri Lanka.  Though their efforts were to end in frustration the efforts themselves were remarkable.  It is more the so when TNA is calling loud and clear for terrorism, […]

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Supreme Court rules: SETTLED: LAND POWERS WITH STATE-Centre not ceded dominium of state lands to PCs:Overturns Court of Appeal Judgement:

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Sarath Malalasekera Courtesy The Daily News Land powers rest with the Central Government and not with the Provincial Councils, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday. “Having regard to the fact that in a unitary state government no cession of dominium takes place, the centre has not ceded its dominium over state lands to the Provincial Councils […]

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Sri Lanka stops South African Tamil Navi Pillay to use UN for Anti Sri Lankan Activities

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Sri Lanka News Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Ravinatha Aryasinha strongly repudiated the UN Human Rights Chief Navinethem Pillay’s assertion that if certain concerns are not comprehensively addressed, she believes ‘the international community will have a duty to establish its own inquiry mechanisms’. He pointed out that she has no mandate […]

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LIFE ABROAD – Part 46:Apé kema in London

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Dr. Tilak Fernando Sri Lankan gastronomy is one of the most multifarious among Asian food with its unique taste; varieties of dishes are cooked with an array of spices which give a combination of different flavours. The exquisiteness of Sri Lankan cookery is that it can be prepared to suit any palate, either to be […]

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නවීන් පිල්ලේගේ දුක හිතෙන භූමිකාව.

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

චන්ද්‍රසේන පණ්ඩිතගේ විසිනි නවීන් පිල්ලේ මහත්මිය පසුගිය දිනක මෙරටට පැමිණියාය. ඒ මෙරට මානව හිමිකම් කඩවෙනවා කියාගෙනය. ඇය පැමිණියේ, එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ මානව හිමිකම් කොමසාරිස්වරිය යන නමින් පුදන ලද පදවියත් සමගය.අපට දුක හිතෙන්නේ, ඇයට පුද කර ඇති පදවිය හා ඇය සම්බන්ධව ඇති අන්තර් සම්බන්ධතාවය දකින විටය. ඇයි නවීන් පිල්ලේ මහත්මියට  එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ මානව හිමිකම් කොමසාරිස්වරිය වීමේ වැරද්ද? […]

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Lessons from the break-up of Yugoslavia and ‘independence’ of Kosovo for Sri Lanka

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge When countries are eyed to serve the self-interests of a handful of ‘civilized’ nations they know the perfect medicine to ensure these targeted nations are brought to their knees. The break-up of Yugoslavia serves as a catalyst for why Sri Lanka needs to be alert at all times. Background:Yugoslav Federation comprised Bosnia […]

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GR tears into US Embassy over PC polls statement

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

By Shamindra Ferdinando  Courtesy Island Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa yesterday alleged that the US Embassy in Colombo was pursuing a political agenda extremely detrimental to Sri Lanka’s interests. Although the government was doing everything in its power to restore democracy following three decades of war, the US embassy was all out ot undermine it, Defence […]

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World needs no policing-President Mahinda Rajapaksa said, adressing the UN General Assembly

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Address by President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York on September 24, 2013 Unequal treatment has surprised many countries: World needs no policing by a few states:   At the outset, I offer my condolences to the families whose loved ones died as a result of a […]

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Buddhism in Sri Lanka imperiled by Doctrinal Archaisms and an outdated Orthodoxy

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

R Chandrasoma In a recent address to the Plenary Session of the International Buddhist Confederation, New Delhi, India on September 11, 2013 the renowned Buddhist scholar and activist Dr Ananda Guruge had this to say about the future of the religion that was aforetime universally hailed as the Light of Asia. Dr Guruge asks – […]

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එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ මහා මණ්ඩලයේ දර්ශණ පථය.

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

චන්ද්‍රසේන පණ්ඩිතගේ විසිනි එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ මහා මණ්ඩලය පිහිටවන ලද්දේ ලෝක සාමය ස්ථාපිත කිරීම උදෙසාය. එ් වර්ෂ 1945දීය. මේ වනවිට ඇයගේ වයස අවුරුදු 68 කි. ඇය විසින් ස්ථාපිත නොකල වැදගත්ම දේ වන්නේද සාමයයි. මේ අපි දකිණ, අපිට පෙනෙන තත්වයයි. අැයට අපේක්ෂිත සාමය ලබා දීමට නොහැකි වූයේ අැයි‍? මිනිස් සමාජය තුල යුද්ධය යනු ගංඟාවක් සේ ගලා යන […]

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International Election Observer Mission of South Asia declares:Not a single incident

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Sandasen Marasinghe Courtesy The Daily News Election conducted in a commendable manner : Monitors did not observe any malpractice : Not a single negative incident was observed in any polling centre or counting centre during the Provincial Council elections, said the members of the International Election Observer Mission of the Forum of Election Management Bodies […]

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Sri Lanka: weather cock rulers ruled by gusts of wind

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

By Mario Perera, Kadawata You don’t need a weather man To know which way the wind blows So sang Blob Dylan. Much was been said and repeated day in day out about the Tamil nature and its inherent tribal instinct with all those extra rational hereditary religious and social bonds and inputs that keep it […]

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Sacrifices for Sri Lanka’s CHOGM

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Shenali D Waduge Those who sold the idea to host CHOGM in Sri Lanka marketing the virtues of holding chairmanship of the Commonwealth, its values, the prestige, the pomp and pageantry, the arrival of VVIPs and other dignitaries forgot or ignored one important fact. The lobbying did not come without strings and the strings were […]

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Why the Report by UN Panel of Experts should not be accepted by the UNHCR

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

By Garvin Karunaratne Navaneetahn  Pillai, the Head of UN Human Rights is reported to be utilizing  the United Nations’ Report by a Panel appointed by the UN Secretary General comprising Marzuki Darrusman, Steven Rattner and Yasmin  Sooka in her submission against Sri Lanka’s human rights record at the UNHCR in September 2013 Any Report submitted […]

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