Archive for September 27th, 2013

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-â„¢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-â„¢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-â„¢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-â„¢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 -Ëœdemocracy-â„¢ 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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