Archive for November 7th, 2013

JOHN SNOW, PEEP-SHOW

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

The Daily News Editorial The figures they pluck from the air! Channel 4’s John Snow in the run up to CHOGM interviewed the affable Mr. Kamalesh Sharma, and in his ignoble hurry to trip him up, tripped himself up, with a figure of 12000 disappeared in Sri Lanka since the year 2009! The figure was […]

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CHOGM-What does it matter Manmohan Singh comes or not, or Stephen Harper boycotts it ?

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera ‚ CHOGM is a bi-annual meeting of Commonwealth Heads of Governments.‚  It is like an association of‚  past Students‚  of a school.‚  Being a meeting of politicians they talk about politics as it affects them and each other.‚  Governing a country is no easy matter.‚  There are those who are critical, and those who […]

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PRINCE CHARLES HOSTS ST JAMES’ PALACE RECEPTION PRIOR TO CHOGM 2013 VISIT

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

MEDIA RELEASE‚  Sri Lanka High CommissionLondon ‚  HRH Prince Charles with HE Dr Chris Nonis at St James-â„¢ Palace ‚ Prince Charles hosted a reception at St James’s Palace for members of Britain’s Sri Lankan and Indian communities to mark the royal couple’s tour of India and Sri Lanka. H.E. Dr Chris Nonis, Sri Lanka-â„¢s High […]

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Context-free versus Context-dependent Political Strategies – the dilemma for Sri Lankan Rulers

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

R Chandrasoma It can be argued that politics must be based on inalienable moral principles that are unflinchingly applied irrespective of consequences. Thus, it may seem eminently reasonable that the Death Penality should be abolished because the taking of the life of even a convicted murderer is morally wrong and judicial executions cannot be be […]

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In Focus Life Abroad – Part 52:JOKES APART!

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Dr.Tilak Fernando The topic of immigration has always given adequate ammunition to politicians to woo public votes, of late, mainly in the UK and Canada. Illegal immigrants seeking entry to Australia has become world wide information. Consequently, the Australian government is spending a fortune on advertisements on Sri Lankan TV to discourage ‘boat people’. Many […]

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