Archive for April 7th, 2014

Will Geneva Vote mean a paradigm shift in India’s neighbourhood policy?

Monday, April 7th, 2014

By Bandu de Silva  There has been no overall response in Sri Lanka to India’s stand this time over the voting on the US sponsored Draft Resolution (D/R) at UNHRC session in Geneva despite President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s spontaneous response to release the Indian fishermen in custody and a thank you letter since despatched to the […]

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What the UNHRC Resolution Tells Me:We have to be a self reliant economy to withstand our enemies

Monday, April 7th, 2014

By Garvin Karunaratne, Former Government Agent, Matara District, When the dust of the storm created by the Superpowers at Geneva settles down it is necessary to take stock of our strengths and weaknesses and to decide what we should do. Let us not forget that we are a sovereign country. We have to go it […]

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Prof. Peiris explains why Sri Lanka won’t cooperate with UN probe

Monday, April 7th, 2014

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy Island April 7, 2014, 10:11 pm Sri Lanka will not cooperate with the proposed war crimes investigation undertaken by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, though the government remains committed to work with the United Nations as well as other international agencies, such as the International […]

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Sri Lankans have every reason to be proud at their cricketers’ 2014 T20 win in Dhaka

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Asada M Erpini Sri Lanka’s win in the 2014 T20 World Cup is an apt response to the individuals, the groups and the countries that view the term Sri Lanka as being synonymous with war crimes, deprivation of human rights, lack of democracy, discrimination of Tamils and other minorities and the ‘dictatorship’ of one family […]

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Now the Sinhalese and Tamil New Year is round the corner, time for traditional cooking.

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Dr Hector Perera   London Sinhalese New Year, generally known as Aluth Avurudda (Sinhala: à¶…ලුත් අවුරුද්ද) in Sri Lanka, is the new year of the Sinhalese people in Sri Lanka. It is a major anniversary celebrated by not only the Sinhalese people but by most Sri Lankans.  The timing of the Sinhala New Year coincides with the New Year celebrations of many […]

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