Archive for November 4th, 2013

CHOGM IS A PUZZLE IN THE AMERICAN MIND

Monday, November 4th, 2013

By Shelton A. Gunaratne* ‚ The insular American press has ignored the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting‚  (CHOGM), scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka from Nov. 15-17. It comprises 53 independent countries (with a total population of 2.25 billion occupying almost one-third of the world-â„¢s land area) that were once British colonies. I wrote […]

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CHOGM a Club of old “friends” ?

Monday, November 4th, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera ‚ A club is defined as a formal association of people with similar interest.‚  Hence we could perhaps call the CHOGM a Club where the old Colonial Ruler and the leaders of its former colonies get together for a friendly pow-wow about each other and their concerns.‚  They have shed their Colonial garbs and […]

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4thOPEN LETTER TO C.V.VIGNESWARAN A GOOD JUDGE DOES NOT SIT ON HIS BRAIN

Monday, November 4th, 2013

By Stanley Perera, Melbourne A good judge does not sit on his brain, but a good judge may sit on a case.‚  Then what kind of a judge is Vigneswaran?‚  It is up to the reader to decide and judge what kind of a judge is Vigneswaran judging by his behaviour and utterances. A good […]

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Just two massacres for PM Cameron’s consideration

Monday, November 4th, 2013

Durand Appuhamy Negombo‚  Courtesy Island November 4, 2013, 12:00 pm Given the unending torrent of unsubstantiated accusation against our security forces and the abuse resorted to against the good name of our country by the British government and some of the British Parliamentarians-”a few of whom are alleged to be in the pay of the […]

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UK minister turned GTF policy advisor in CHOGM sabotage bid

Monday, November 4th, 2013

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy Island November 3, 2013, 10:21 pm Joan Marie Former British Labour Party Member of Parliament Joan Marie Ryan, on behalf of the Global Tamil Forum (GTF), has thanked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa for backing its ongoing efforts to prevent Indian participation at the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) […]

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A STORY UNTOLD

Monday, November 4th, 2013

By. Dr. Nishan Wijesinha (Specialist Consultant) MIS Services, St. Anthony-â„¢s Road, Colombo Reminiscing the ‚ memories foretold of my great grand father Mudaliya Louis Corneille Wijesinha, who was and the first national scholar to translate the world famous Mahavansa from Pali to English; was a close associate to D.M. Rajapakse who was a State Councillor for […]

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic H.E. Mr. Jan Kohout on the official visit to Sri Lanka on November 6-7, 2013

Monday, November 4th, 2013

PRESS RELEASE-Embassy of the Czech Republic After meeting his counterpart Minister of External Affairs of Sri Lanka Hon. Prof. G.L. Peiris in New York in September 2013, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic H.E. Mr. Jan Kohout will be visiting Sri Lanka on November 6-7, 2013 during the regional visit to South Asia […]

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