Archive for November, 2013

MasterCard introduces ‘Spend & Win’ campaign for Cardholders in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Media Release –mastercard.lk November 25, 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka: MasterCard announces the launch of the “Spend & Win” campaign for MasterCard debit and credit cardholders and Maestro debit cardholders in Sri Lanka. As part of this new campaign, MasterCard debit and credit cardholders and Maestro debit cardholders of participating banks in Sri Lanka who spend […]

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RENEWED CALL TO PROMOTE SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION IN THE FIELD OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

PRESS RELEASE Sri Lanka Mission Geneva. Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva and Chairman of the Personal Representatives of the Group of Fifteen (G-15), has urged WIPO to take measures to promote South-South Cooperation in the field of Intellectual Property for Development. He said that “WIPO should act as […]

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Peradeniya alumni get-together in Ottawa

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

By Rajendra Alwis a special General Meeting of the Alumni Association of Peradeniya (Ottawa Chapter) was held at St. Monika Parish Church, in Ottawa, on 16th November. The evening witnessed a houseful gathering of alumni at the church assembly hall, along with their families and friends. The attendees of the event responded enthusiastically to the […]

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The Trail of Lee Harvey Oswald

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Dr. Ruwan M Jayatunge In 1988 I went to Minsk – the capital city of Belarus to find some facts about Lee Harvey Oswald who was believed to be the lone gunman in JFK Assassination. It had been 25 years after the President John F Kennedy’s assassination. The Minsk had almost forgotten the American defector who lived […]

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Alleged human rights violations is the biggest money-making industry for anti-Sri Lanka Tamils abroad

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Asada M Erpini The average junior doctor in Sri Lanka earns Rs. 50,000 to 60,000 per month as salary. The situation of university academics is worse: they get a much lower salary and receive no perks as is the case with parliamentarians and provincial council members. Of course the opportunity is there for university dons […]

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SHRI LANKA BELONGS TO BUDDHAS & ISRAEL

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Shripal Nishshanka Fernando Nobel doctrines of numerous archeological and historical data shall be utilized to exact determination of authoritative body of a geological portion of the globe or simply who shall govern a country. So called leaders of India, Norway, UK, North America, South Africa and any other country may learn hereby that as a […]

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Pali shown the door in Buddha’s Land

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

The Un­ion Pub­lic Serv­ice Com­mis­sion (UPSC) of In­dia re­cent­ly re­moved the an­cient Pali lan­guage from the list of pre­scri­bed op­tion­al lan­guag­es of the main en­trance ex­ami­na­tion of the In­di­an Ad­min­is­tra­tive Serv­ice (IAS), al­so com­mon­ly known as the In­di­an Civ­il Serv­ice. This came as a shock­ing move to many, as Pali is con­sid­ered as the sec­ond […]

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Abductions & Freedom of Speech In Sri Lanka – Jean Morgan Dompost 23/11/13

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Dr.Chula NA Rajapakse MNZM, Spokesperson ,United Sri Lanka Assn., Letters to Editor , Dompost. Dear Editor, The issue recently has been not freedom of speech but under it’s guise generating misleading reports on Sri Lanka, lacking balance . ” No Fire Zone” pays lip service to the role of the Tiger terrorists in the carnage […]

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It Is The British PM needing Castigation Not The Government Of Sri Lanka On The Basis Of Breached Protocols, Quite Forgotten Britain’s Own Wrongdoings!

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Insight By Sunil Kumar November 23rd 2013 David Cameron has come and gone, breached protocols in a most obnoxious and alarming sense according to many political analysts and left behind him a circumspect web of intrigue in the minds of those ever ready to discredit the Government of Sri Lanka as opposed to those who […]

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A comprehensive program to prevent CKD-related deaths in Rajarata:‏

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Prof Sunil Wimalawansa Please find the attached three (new) events in November,‚ focused‚ to prevent Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) deaths that affects dry zones in Sri Lanka. ‚ also attached is a brief summary of the prevailing issues and solutions that are‚ necessary‚ to overcome the ongoing CKD of-multi-factorial origin (CKD-mfo) disaster that kills ~13 farmers‚ every day,‚ destitute 13 families each […]

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2ND OPEN LETTER TO DAVID CAMERON

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

By Stanley Perera, Melbourne My dear fellow Cameron, You have turned very ugly in the eyes of the International community behaving in an ugly manner during the time of CHOGM in Colombo. The Singapore Prime Minister says you have no bloody business to interfere into the internal affairs of Sri Lanka. The Indian Prime Minister […]

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VINDICATED: “What kind of hypocrite are you PM? …’, was Rajpal’s question

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Rajpal Abeynayake writes : People keep asking me what I -Ëœshouted-â„¢ at David Cameron the British Prime Minister when he left the press conference podium at the media briefing room in Colombo during CHOGM last week. Most who ask have seen the episode on TV, but some could not catch the exact words, as they […]

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The Blood Spattered Legacy of Crimes Against Humanity of the British Empire

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

By Ananda-USA If‚  Sri Lanka is hauled up by the United Kingdom in front of the UNHRC meeting in Geneva next March as UK Premier David Cameron has threatened to do, Sri Lanka’s UNHRC team should ENTER INTO THE PERMANENT UNHRC RECORD a FULL LIST OF global WAR CRIMES and HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS by Britain, […]

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Introducing “Numbers Game” – A Detailed Study of the Last Stages of Eelam War IV

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Michael Roberts www.scribd.com Michael Roberts -¦. See http://www.scribd.com/doc/132499266/The-Numbers-Game-Politics-of-Retributive-Justice‚  OR http://www.margasrilanka.org/ [right panel at top-”then click] ‚ ‚  Pic from Tamilnet, 1 May 2009‚  from Tamilnet, 5 May 2009, in Third NFZ‚  in the extreme south of the final pocket of LTTEresistance I. PREAMBLE Presented here is an -Introduction- and pointer to a significant visual and textual […]

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Cameron’s Camouflage Why British PM did shunned local media

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

by Sanjaya Arachchige ‚ On May 3 , 1985 Air Lanka flight UL 512 arrived Bandaranayke International Airport (BIA) from Gatwick airport , London.‚  The next stop for the flight was Malƒ©‚ in Maldives . ‚ The US made Lockheed Tristar ‚ jet was about to take off after an unexpected delay at BIA ‚ , when a devastating bomb […]

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Sri Lanka: Are terrorists rewriting laws of war?

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Shenali D Waduge Sri Lanka ended one arm of the terrorists in May 2009. The other more powerful arm remains at large, remnants in hiding locally while others are more vociferously and openly engaging foreign politicians and influencing diplomatic relations as well. Their links to terrorism have taken second place with the strength of their […]

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Secretary Defense calls on Pope Francis

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN, Geneva His Holiness Pope Francis received Secretary of Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa at an audience in the Vatican on Wednesday. Mr. Rajapaksa who visited the Vatican as the Special Envoy of His Excellency the President, conveyed to Pope Francis an invitation from President Mahinda Rajapaksa to visit Sri […]

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Peace in SriLanka, and the Obnoxious Stance of Some Western Countries on SL

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Kanthar P (Nathan) Balanathan Australian Citizen 22nd November 2013 Right Hon Mr Stephen Harper Prime Minister Government of Canada House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario Right Honourable Mr Stephen Harper Sir, Peace in SriLanka, and the Obnoxious Stance of Some Western Countries on SL ‚ As a patriotic SriLankan, and a patriotic Australian, I take this opportunity […]

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National Unity Charter For Freedom from Sectarianism & Discrimination

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Dr. Nath Amarakone (Convenor) Whereas Sri Lanka gained independence from British domination in 1948,‚  established a parliamentary system of governance,‚  and had governed itself since independence as a vibrant democracy under the leadership of different political party groupings, and Whereas‚  the ruling parties have changed national policies‚  to suit their short term advantages,‚  and such […]

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LEGAL CHARLATANS IN LONDON – Life abroad – Part 54

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Dr.Tilak Fernando ‘Lawyer’ is a professional who advises and represents clients, either on a private basis or by working for a law firm. The term varies from most English speaking countries from lawyer to attorney and advocate. In the United Kingdom lawyers are divided into two categories – Solicitors generally advise clients, draft contracts and […]

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ADB touch to regional gas pipeline project

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

‚ By NJ Thakuria Guwahati: The political turmoil may not recede in Afghanistan and Pakistan, but the initiative for an inter-country gas pipeline project continues as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been -Ëœappointed transaction advisor to help attract a commercial consortium leader of global repute that will build, own and operate the planned 1,800-kilometer natural […]

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AMBASSADOR HANGAWATTE ELECTED AS CHAIRPERSON OF WORLD HERITAGE GENERAL ASSEMBLY: Sri Lanka’s first such endeavour

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Embassy of Sri Lanka Paris Sri Lanka-â„¢s Ambassador to France and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO, Professor Karunaratne Hangwatte was unanimously elected to chair the 19th session of the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention at the opening of the sessions yesterday (19.11.2013) ‚  This is the first occasion on which Sri […]

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David Cameron – a boorish, British bungler bogged in bovine bravado

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

H. L. D. Mahindapala The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting‚  (CHOGM) which ended on Sunday without a hitch was a remarkable feat for Sri Lanka considering the massive forces of the Tamil diaspora and I/NGOs doing their damnedest to sabotage the event, nationally and internationally. They were aided and abetted by the mighty forces of […]

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No business for countries to intervene in others’ affairs: PM Lee

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

channelnewsasia.com SINGAPORE: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries cannot force reconciliation on Sri Lanka, nor is it their business to intervene in another country’s affairs. Mr Lee was speaking to Singapore media at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo. Host country Sri Lanka faced strong pressure from some members over […]

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OUTCOME OF CHOGM

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Janaki Chandraratna Perth, Australia ‚ CHOGM 2013 was an outstanding success by any standard. In fact it was the best CHOGM we have had for many years. Sri Lankan President and the Government need to be congratulated in presenting a great display to Commonwealth visitors as well as to the world. There were many benefits in […]

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British PM David Cameron has got his wires crossed

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Malin Abeyatunge British PM David Cameron, his conservative party and the opposition Labour party have become the puppets of the LTTE rump. LTTE rump rules UK now and what a shame for once a big Empire. British citizens may be crying in silence. When our President was invited to address Oxford University, LTTE rump headed […]

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Misplaced theatrics to display Canada’s politically motivated concerns for victims in North Sri Lanka

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

By E-mail   Hon. Deepak Obhrai, MP Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario Dear Mr. Obhrai, Misplaced theatrics to display Canada-â„¢s politically motivated concerns for victims in North Sri Lanka Your pre-CHOGM rush to Jaffna and placing of a wreath of all places at Elephant Pass leaves room […]

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Canada says Sri Lankan Tamils remain fearful, after Tory MP visits region

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Ira de Silva Ontario, Canada The Editor Brandon Sun Brandon, MB ‚  Dear Sir: ‚  It is indeed strange that the “Harper government says Sri Lanka’s Tamil minority continues to be fearful of the country’s leadership” when they are living productive lives, free of the fear of being blown up in buses, trains, shops etc. […]

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FAUX MOVIES CAN’T UNMAKE COUNTRIES-Secretary to the President tells post-CHOGM press conference

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

CHAMIKARA WEERASINGHE-Daily News ‘Anybody can make movies with present day technologies and make what is unreal, real’ Views cannot be arrived at about a country on the basis of films made available by individuals or from information on computer screens with the aid of information technology, Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga said at a […]

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David Cameron you forgot to shine light on 3 Britishers killed by LTTE in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge ‚ Those preparing the speeches of David Cameron and advising him what to say in Sri Lanka have made a big blunder -” they have forgotten to mention that 3 Britishers were killed on 3 May 1986 when the plane they were onboard was bombed by the LTTE killing the McPherson family and […]

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