Archive for March 30th, 2014

The Geneva UNHRC action. What should Sri Lanka’s reaction be?

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

By Mario Perera, Kadawata The Resolution finally went through though not in an overwhelming or convincing manner. The sponsors, the few white sharks, and their supporters the multi-coloured sprats compelled to stick to them in the hope of catching the crumbs that fall from their table, apparently had their way. Both the resolution and the […]

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A bigger plan by the LTTE nipped in the bud

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Saturday, 29 March 2014 00:49 Hectic events over the past few weeks in Sri Lanka have driven home three salient truths on the security front relating to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) organisation. The first is that Tiger or pro-Tiger elements in the Tamil Diaspora will persist with efforts […]

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US sponsored Resolution against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canad 28 March 2014 Hon. John Baird, MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs Deepak Obhrai, MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Lynne Yelich, MP, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hon. Jason Kenney, MP, former Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, and Multiculture Dear […]

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The only way to ensure permanent peace in the North is for sinhala catholics, sinhala buddhists and muslim people to live in the Northern Province in at least equal number to the tamils

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

plumblossom It is very clear that the TNA is a separatist and extremist party and it is painfully clear that their final goal remains Eelam in a combined North and East of Sri Lanka.   What is of great concern is the TNA’s insistence in keeping the ethnic ratio of the Northern province static in […]

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Countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America express their support to Sri Lanka’s efforts at achieving national reconciliation

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN, Geneva Sri Lanka’s efforts at achieving national reconciliation and significant progress in many spheres received support from countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America during the  adoption of the resolution on 27 March 2014 and consideration of the High Commissioner’s Report on Sri Lanka on 26 March […]

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‘Human Rights’ demeaned When countries with ‘unclean hands’ champion Human Rights at UNHRC

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Senaka Weeraratna Sri Lanka is being hounded at the UNHRC for Human Rights violations by a group of nations led by USA, Britain and EU countries whose involvement in colonial crimes of the most brutal kind, has never been brought to book. The crimes against humanity committed in Asia, Africa, Australia, North and South America […]

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Provincial Council elections and fall outs from the US Resolution

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

P.A.Samaraweera  UPFA again had a landslide victory. Here are the live results from the internet showing the seats secured by the UPFA and the trailing party (UNP) .   Colombo Dist.      seats                     Gampaha Dist.    seats          Kalutara  Dist.   seats                  UPFA                      18                            UPFA                 23                UPFA                   13 UNP                        12                             UNP                  10                 UNP                    06     Galle    Dist            seats                      Matara  Dist.         seats          Hambantota Dist.  seats   UPFA                        […]

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Alone in the race, Rishad’s ACMC clinches surprise victory in WP elections

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

PRESS COMMUNIQUE ” MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY & COMMERCE, SRI LANKA Colombo District voters launch ACMC to WPC! “Jackpot in our first time outside N & E!”-Rishad Majority votes from Colombo North Polling Div  Political newcomer All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) radiated with sudden joy on 30 March as it bagged an immediate election victory in […]

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From IMF potential Growth Rate (6.7%) to the Target Rate (8%) IMF Projected “Potential” Growth and Limits to Growth

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Pathfinder Economic Flash A recent IMF study used a number of statistical and modeling based methodologies to conclude that Sri Lanka’s current potential economic growth rate is 6.7%.This implies that the economy is likely to over-heat if the growth rate exceeds 6.7% on a sustained basis, i.e inflation would rise above the mid-single digit target […]

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