Archive for May 16th, 2014

Congratulations from Sri Lanka to Narendra Modi – Prime Minister of Bharat

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge India, that is Bharat, has elected its 16th Prime Minister in a historic election. He is none other than Shri Narendra Modi securing a virtual landslide victory in a mammoth election drawing 800million eligible voters. There has not been a clearer vote on Bharat’s choice of leader. It is a victory that […]

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Frosty-Sri Lanka

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Asoka Weerasinghe  Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 15 May 2014 The Editor, EMBASSY                                                                                                                                                                            Ottawa. Dear Editor: In your essay, “Taking the temperature of Canada’s diplomatic relations”, on “Frosty – Sri Lanka”, you mentioned that Foreign Affairs spokesperson Jean-Bruno Villeneuve had said in an e-mail statement Sri Lanka’s government had called […]

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Who is manipulating the world food and medicine supply?

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge Too many catastrophic events are occurring too close together and should make any to wonder if there is a pattern and more importantly whether those causing the events are the same people. On this basis we must wonder whether those who control mainstream media, global banking systems, global food supply, production of […]

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Wesak 2014 in Malaysia

Friday, May 16th, 2014

More than a million devotees and visitors visited Buddhist temples and centres throughout Malaysia on Wesak Day, which fell on May 13 this year and a national holiday. While the mood was of piety and devotion, there were places where it took a carnival like atmosphere with stalls selling various types of food, drinks, delicacies, […]

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“Canada to Boycott Victory Day Parade”: Does the Move Surprise Sri Lankans?

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Asada M Erpini The Island on 16th May reported a statement attributed to the Canadian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka that she will not attend the Victory Day Parade, to be held on 18 May 2014. The stance adopted by Canada and the statement by its representative to Sri Lanka are exactly what peace-loving Sri […]

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LTTE “dead” resurfacing: Public Apology and Compensation due to Sri Lankan Forces

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge The case of Kathiravel Thayapararaja appearing from the ‘dead’ cannot be taken lightly. If not for his arrest by the Indian police the world would have continued to believe the University Teachers for Human Rights report, continued to accept the War without Witnesses report, the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights report […]

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UN slams Canada over natives rights

Friday, May 16th, 2014

PressTV A UN official has warned that Canada is facing a crisis over the conditions of its aboriginal population, “grappling with a housing crisis” as well as “poor education and healthcare.” James Anaya, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of the indigenous peoples, made the warning on Monday, as he published a report on the […]

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UK corporates gather to discuss impact to Indian real estate on the eve of the country’s election

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Jones Lang LaSalle India JLL and the Confederation of Indian Industry hosts India Day event in London  London, 15th May 2014: UK corporates gathered today to discuss the advantages of India’s anticipated growth plans and true potential of India’s Real Estate market at St. James’ Court, The Taj Hotel, London. The India focused event ‘India […]

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A RELIGIOUS POLICE UNIT : CART BEFORE THE HORSE?

Friday, May 16th, 2014

By Sugath Samarasinghe We read in the newspapers that a special Police Unit has been established to deal with religious strife matters.This maybe a good political move to meet the recent phenomenon of the rise of religious conflicts in the short term. But the interesting question is under what law will this unit operate? There […]

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Jehan (Pacha) Perera has done it again

Friday, May 16th, 2014

H. L. D. Mahindapala  The callous way the NGOs twist history, both local and global, to push their political agenda, is one main reason why the state should curtail their anti-national propaganda campaigns because it is the innocent people who will have to pay with their lives for their lies. Sri Lanka has paid enough […]

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What do we do with Bodu Bala Sena

Friday, May 16th, 2014

 Donald.Chandraratna, Perth, W.A There is plenty of talk in the media about racism, racial vilification and incitement to violence against minority groups in the country, allegedly orchestrated by various organisations, religious as well as civil. Hence there is an appeal to the ruling party by a number of lobbyists to bring in legislation and other […]

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LIFE ABROAD – Part 79 INDO-LANKA PACT AND PANDEMONIUM

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Dr.Tilak Fernando (Continuation of Nicky Karunarathna exposures ” continued from Pt.78) “During that era while the JVP (Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna) was living underground, every single political entity was in total disarray, being in an ‘anesthetised’ condition, due to the existed regime being so lethal”. In such a backdrop the JRJ Government never expected in their […]

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