Archive for March 10th, 2014

Did India treat “Ceylon” as a Plantation Colony before China war: Not as a Frontline neighbour?

Monday, March 10th, 2014

By Bandu de Silva The question raised in the title of this article may encapsulate the essence of Indo-Ceylon relations from the inception of independence of the two countries nearly 66 years ago until 1962 India’s border war with China and later Sri Lanka’s war against terrorism set India on a different course. The two […]

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“US seeks military base in SL – Kunayakam”

Monday, March 10th, 2014

By Bernard Wijeyasingha The history of US foreign policy is fraught with tragedy for those nations foolish enough to let a nation whose history and culture is basically defined by isolationism. It took world war two and an attack on Pearl Harbor for the US to wake up to the menace of the Axis powers. […]

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In response to article published on : “no UNHRC when Portuguese destroyed Buddhist temples and erected Catholic churches on top of destroyed Buddhist sites in Sri Lanka during the Portuguese era (1505 – 1608).

Monday, March 10th, 2014

By Bernard Wijeyasingha Recently I had a phone conversation with a dear American friend of mine. He and his wife are devout Christians and they belong to a particular sect of Christianity. My conversation started on the geopolitics of the world and as I talked to him he introduced the Christian God into the picture. […]

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In response to article published on “India yet to decide on UNHRC resolutions”.

Monday, March 10th, 2014

By Bernard Wijeyasingha Indian political leaders have demonstrated that they lack any vision and by that I go far back as Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru who upon independence took India into a massive Socialist society. Fearing the effects of Colonialism Nehru closed India’s economy to the world and created her own industries which on the […]

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රට ඛෙදීමේ සටන ගෙනයන්නේ යුධබිමේ නොව, එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ කොරිඩෝරවලයි. එය පරාජය කිරීමට රටම පෙළගැසිය යුතුයි – ඇමති චම්පික පවසයි –

Monday, March 10th, 2014

මාධ්”à¶º අංශය තාක්ෂණ හා පර්යේෂණ අමාත්”à¶ºà·à¶‚ශය ”¢ වර්තමාන දේශපාලන ක්”à¶»à¶¸à·€à·šà¶¯à¶º තවත් එක් රියැලිටි වැඩසටහනක් ලෙස සිතා කටයුතු කරන ආකාරය දක්නට ලැඛෙනව. ”¢ ප්”à¶»à·à·ƒà·à¶‚ගික තලයේ කෙනෙක් දේශපාලනයට එනවිට ලබාදෙන මාධ්”à¶º ප්”à¶»à¶ à·à¶»à¶º ප්”à¶»à¶­à·’පත්තිගරුක, විනයගරුක වෘත්තà·à¶ºà·€à·šà¶¯à·’යෙක් දේශපාලනයට එනවිට  à¶½à¶¶à· දෙන්නේ නෑ.   අද අපේ රටේ පක්ෂ භේදයෙන් තොරව දේශපාලනයට බලපාන ව්”à¶ºà·à¶°à·à¶±à·Š කිහිපයක් වැළඳ෠තිබේ. ඉන් ප්”à¶»à¶°à·à¶± ව්”à¶ºà·à¶°à·’ය තමයි […]

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Caribbean nations consider push for slavery reparations

Monday, March 10th, 2014

By Aileen Torres KINGSTON Thu Mar 6, 2014 (Reuters) – More than 150 years after European colonial powers abolished slavery, a coalition of Caribbean nations is considering legal action to seek a formal apology and monetary compensation. Caribbean leaders meeting next week in St. Vincent are expected to study a broad legal outline for the […]

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The Sri Lanka High Commission has issued the following response to the latest video evidence:

Monday, March 10th, 2014

“Your latest attempt to denigrate Sri Lanka is a continuation of your pernicious campaign that has already been exposed in the book Corrupted Journalism Channel 4 and Sri Lanka. Your allegations are such unmitigated and unsubstantiated rubbish that you make even gutter journalism appear to be Pulitzer Prize-winning professionalism. What makes your journalism doubly dubious and […]

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