Archive for September 9th, 2013

JHU withdrawing from the PSC highlights danger of not removing13A .

Monday, September 9th, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera Science and Technology Minister, Champika Ranawaka stated, that the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) has decided not to participate at future sittings of the Special Parliamentary Select Committee to resolve the national question,  as the PSC  has failed to revise the 13th constitutional amendment before the upcoming elections. We have to felicitate JHU for  […]

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UN Secretary General’s “Damning Statement ” About To Be Released Is More Damnable Than Damning In The Context Of Bias And Misconstruence.

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Insight By Sunil Kumar September 10th 2013  The expectation that United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay is about to make a damning statement about Sri Lanka does not come as a surprise at all. Her entire visit which appears to be none but a De Trop aberration of the norms of her […]

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Is Tamil Eelam really for Tamil Hindus?

Monday, September 9th, 2013

J. Jayachandra  A lot of Tamils have been mesmerized over the years by an ideology calling for a separate Tamil nation. In fact most Tamils have bought this lock stock and barrel totally ignoring the ground realities.  Yet, how many Tamils have seriously given thought to the consequences of such an Eelaam if in fact […]

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‘Call for Indian intervention’ – Neelakandan

Monday, September 9th, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera The Sri Lanka-India Friendship Society gathered last week-end at the Taj Samudra to celebrate the Indian Independence Day. At this meeting, its President, Attorney at Law, Kandiah Neelakandan had, in an unscheduled speech ,’…called for Indian intervention to save the civil society in Sri Lanka’. Neelakandan & Neelakandan law firm represented Shiranie Bandaranayake, former […]

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Mavittapurm , Keeramalai and some questions raised by place-names folk lore.

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Chandre Dharmawardana Ottawa, Canada. In an  interesting recent internet article published in  http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/25031, Ms. Dushyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai  has repeated one version of an  old anecdotal explanation of the place-name “Mavittapuram”. This story is somewhat in the same tradition as the story given to “explain” the place-name “Yalpanam” in terms of a blind lute player; the latter […]

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‘Let’s go for China!’– India’s Zohra

Monday, September 9th, 2013

PRESS COMMUNIQUE “- MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY & COMMERCE, SRI LANKA ·        First Indo-Lanka textile agreement inked in Colombo ·        “‘India wants a bigger role”‘ “- Indian Secy Zohra ·        “‘Involving private sector to move forward”‘ “- Secy Siriwardena ·        Exhibitors from India”‘s  schiffli & Manchester hubs now in Colombo ·        Lanka textile exports to India […]

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