Archive for October 18th, 2013

Taking up the ‘Non-White Man’s Burden’: President Rajapakse should not miss this unique opportunity

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Shenali D. Waduge “White man’s burden” was a phrase coined by author Rudyard Kipling in 1899. It referred to the idea that white races in Europe and the United States had a responsibility to educate and Christianize “uncivilized” and “primitive” peoples of the world. ‘Burden’ implied a moral rationale lending it a Christian duty to […]

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Restoring LTTE cemeteries is high treason: ITAK members aiming to do it need to be punished!

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Asada M Erpini  Media reported on 17 October that the Chavakachcheri Pradeshiya Sabha, controlled by ITAK, has passed a resolution that it wishes to restore the LTTE cemeteries that the armed forces of the legally elected government of the Sovereign Republic of Sri Lanka destroyed during (and after) the campaign that the latter launched to […]

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Honourable Indian Prime Minister, please give the CHOGM a miss: true Sri Lankans will not miss you

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Asada M Erpini  The poor Prime Minister of India is in a pathetic dilemma: he is reported to have said that he would take all factors into consideration before he makes a decision to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting that is scheduled to be held in Colombo, in Sri Lanka, in November. He […]

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Hard Fact About Amnesty international’s Involvement With LTTE ( With References)

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Dr. C.N A Rajapakse MNZM Spokesperson, United Sri Lanka Association Wellington NZ “No Fire Zone” A Collection Of Amateur Video Footage , Unattributed and  Uncorroborated  With Comment From Mainly Unnamed Sources With Distorted Voices And Blurred Faces  Held Together By Assumptions And An Intemperate And Partisan Commentary, Blaming The Human Carnage Seen In Any War […]

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Life Abroad _ Part 49 HOLY MATRIMONY……..? IS IT…..!

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Dr. Tilak Fernando Open the Marriage Proposal columns and what do we see? Virtually two full pages of matrimonial advertisements! These are paid classified insertions by parents or close relatives seeking assistance to help their loved ones to settle down in matrimony. Even in the 21st century most of the Sri Lankan elders seem to […]

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Why I will Never, Ever, Go Back to U.S

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Niels Gerson Lohman   Courtesy: huffingtonpost.com After a year of travelling, I had planned a last, short trip. I was going to take the train from Montreal to New Orleans. The travels I had been undertaking earlier this year had brought me to places that were meant to form the background of my second novel. This […]

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Fake Oxford, Cambridge mania

Friday, October 18th, 2013

By  PA Niroshan Pathberiya Courtesy The Nation It is undeniable that everyone with a sense of education would consider it an honor to attend a university like Oxford or Cambridge in England. An opportunity to study at Oxford or Cambridge comes through a challenging as well as costly process.  Fluency in English is a must […]

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Seminar – Toxic Natural Elements &Their Possible Implication on Chronic kidney Disease of unknown Origin (CKDU) in Sri Lanka

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Sri Lanka May I bring to your kind attention to the notice of an important seminar on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown origin in Sri Lanka Context to be discussed on this month Thrusday at 5.30 pm at Met Dept (former Bullers rd- Baudhaloka Mw) Auditorium at 5.30 pm-7.30 pm by  Professor Chandre Dharmawardene, Former […]

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‘FTA the biggest leap since ‘52 Rubber Rice pact’-Jianhua, China’s powerful int’l trade Minister

Friday, October 18th, 2013

PRESS COMMUNIQUE – MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY & COMMERCE, SRI LANKA – OCTOBER 17, 2013 ·        ‘FTA not only for trade but goes beyond!’– Jianhua ·        Sino-Lanka historic trade up by a massive 306% ·        ‘8000 products open for you through our FTAs!’ – Rishad ·        ‘Lanka a priority country for us!’ – Jianhua The forthcoming […]

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Balangoda Bunkum

Friday, October 18th, 2013

R Chandrasoma Two propositions pertaining to matters historical (and anthropological) are widely held to be true by the literati of Sri Lanka. The first is that there existed in our fabled Island a distinctive  human type called ‘Balangoda Man’ – so named by its ‘discoverer’ – Dr. P E P Deraniyagala. The second is that […]

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Ambassador Hangawatte accredited to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Embassy of Sri Lanka in France MEDIA RELEASE Sri Lanka’s envoy to Paris and UNESCO, Ambassador Professor Karunaratne Hangawatte presented Credentials to the Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, Dr Taleb Rifai at the UNWTO Headquarters in Madrid, Spain. Having called on the Secretary General on 14th October 2013, Ambassador Hangwatte acknowledged the […]

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Khalifa of Islam on real Eid of Sacrifice.

Friday, October 18th, 2013

By A. Abdul Aziz. The World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at and Fifth Khalifa, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, delivered the Eid Sermon from the Baitul Huda Mosque in Sydney, Australia on 16 October 2013 in front of an audience of more than 2,000 people, whilst millions of other people around the world had the […]

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