Archive for December 21st, 2013

Chief Minister Wigneswaran – How about defending Sri Lankan Tamils against Indian Poachers?

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Shenali D Waduge  Its all fine to be issuing statements about being a martyr for the Sri Lankan Tamils. However, Chief Minister Wigneswaran and the TNA has failed the test of putting their actions where the mouths claim to say they represent Sri Lanka’s Tamils. With not a hum coming from him or party we […]

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Did an e-mail stop the completion of the River for Jaffna project?

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

C. Wijeyawickrema, LL.B., Ph.D. Introduction             If NPCM Wigneswaran and TNA members want to help Jaffna famers there is an unusual book that they should read. The principal author of this book of collection of essays, “Community based water conservation and development: two contrasting examples from Sri Lanka and from Russia” (OPRO Printers, Moratuwa, Sri […]

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High Commissioner’s Reply Re Obhrai’s Visit to Jaffna

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Ira de Silva London Canada Ms. Shelley Whiting High Commissioner for Canada in Sri Lanka Canadian High Commission 33A, 5th Lane, Colpetty  Colombo, Sri Lanka   Attention: High Commissioner Shelley Whiting   Dear Madam,  I have read your feeble, evasive  response to the article in The Island Newspaper regarding Mr.Obhrai’s comments when he reported back to the Canadian […]

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Animals, the Church, Christmas Slaughter and Climate Change

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Vlado Began, The Society for the Rights and Liberation of Animals, Slovenija Every year people, above all Christians, remember at Christmastime the birth of Jesus from Nazareth. Many of them gather with their families rejoicing over Jesus’ birth. Christmas tables and Christmas trees are weakening under the load of presents and good food and many […]

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Ajith Salgado elected as President of Computer Society of Sri Lanka

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

PRESS RELEASE-Computer Society of Sri Lanka The Annual General Meeting of the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) was held last week at the Kingsbury Hotel and the new executive council for the year 2014 was elected. Ajith Salgado was elected as the President unanimously. The CSSL was established in 1976 in Sri Lanka by […]

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LIFE ABROAD – Part 58 SURFACING OF CEYLON HISTORY AFTER FIVE DECADES

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Dr.Tilak Fernando Continuing from last week’s column (Revival of Sinhala in London), Prof. Lakshman Perera could be regarded as a ‘rare flower born to blush unseen’ (in the words of poet Thomas Grey) considering the fact that his thesis on The Institutions of Ancient Ceylon, which he produced for his PhD as a post graduate […]

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