Archive for December 13th, 2013

What Sri Lanka must know about South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge There appears to be a growing momentum to push Sri Lanka’s leaders to think that it can save its skin once again by committing itself to yet another Commission. This time it is to follow the model of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation. While Sri Lanka suffered 30 years of terrorism South […]

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Sri Lanka must prepare to welcome Narendra Modi as India’s next Prime Minister

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge  We acknowledge the support of Dr. Subramaniam Swamy over the years for being the sole Indian voice against LTTE in support of Sri Lanka’s role to eliminate LTTE terrorism. We are glad he is a key member of the winning team steering Mr. Modi to take over India in 2014 as its […]

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Sri Lankan Universities Falling Apart

Friday, December 13th, 2013

by Darshani Wimalasuriya The quality of Sri Lankan university education is declining rapidly.  According to the World ranking Sri Lankan universities are now lower than the universities of failed states in Africa. Major universities in Uganda, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe are now in a superior position than the Sri Lankan universities. Instead of educational quality Sri […]

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How Sri Lanka came to be manipulated by the Catholic Church (Part I) (In three parts)

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Mahinda Weerasinghe ( This piece was crafted by me in 2004 but my good friend ‘Mahindapala’, blocked me from placing it in the net, due it been “unholy” and in bad taste. He been a typical Buddhist did not want to see what I knew. As most people did not want to acknowledge, what is […]

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LIFE ABROAD – Part 57 REVIVAL OF SINHALA IN LONDON

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Dr. Tilak Fernando If I were to sieve through all the Sri Lankan personalities I have come across in the UK, over a period of time, Prof. Lakshman Perera comes on top of the list as an intellectual and a patriot. I met this former Professor of History, who was attached to the Colombo University […]

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India irrelevant to our domestic concerns

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Nalin de Silva The governments should protect the human rights according to the so called political scientists and others in Sri Lanka following their Western counterparts. However, human rights as a concept has evolved in the Western world in protecting the individual from the powers of the governments. As it is the governments which are […]

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Towards religious harmony

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Ranjith Soysa In view of the several incidents leading to religious disharmony which took place recently the Government should consider to appoint a commission to examine the causes and evolve a system to nip in the bud such unenviable situations. Among the issues which should receive the attention of such an inquiry are : 1 […]

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