Archive for December 25th, 2013

Mandela’s anti-homeland nationalism reflects Sinhala-Buddhist nationalism -Part 1

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

H. L. D. Mahindapala All shades of political opinion have rushed to claim the legacy of Nelson Mandela after his death than when he was alive. All of them hope that some of the saintly shine that glorifies Mandela will rub on them. In a sense, these claims by diverse actors in the political spectrum […]

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Try Buddha’s eightfold path to restore amity and sanity

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

By Shelton A. Gunaratne –professor emeritus in communication(1) Eastern philosophies, particularly Buddhism, have caught the attention of the American public even though the U.S. mass media have failed to highlight this processual development. Although some might construe Buddhism as an Oriental intrusion intended to discombobulate the predominantly Judeo-Christian culture of the Occident, those who revere […]

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British PM Cameron’s gimmicks in Sri Lanka exposed in Tamil Web site

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne  During the CHOGM in Sri Lanka, some British papers gave full publicity to PM Cameron’s gimmicks in Sri Lanka. He was keen to be in the North than to participate in the summit. One paper carried a photo of him with Tamils with the heading, ‘Tamils praise Cameron as a god’. Another said, […]

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Treatment of Minority in India

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

By Afshain Afzal The state citizens of disputed Jammu and Kashmir are not Indian nationals and are struggling for their independence from the Indian illegal occupation of their state. Jammu and Kashmir state is among those numerous independent states of British India who were forcibly included in Indian union without any legal provision. Struggle for […]

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Newton was born on Christmas, but Jesus was not.

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

by A. Abdul Aziz. Most of the Christians in the world are celebrating Christmas, on December 25. The Orthodox Christians in Russia will be celebrating Christmas on January 7th.  There is a 40-day Lent preceding Christmas Day, when practicing Christians do not eat any meat. The Lent period ends with the first star in the […]

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