Archive for May 20th, 2014

NPC’s Governing Council admits it lied to the public

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

H. L. D. Mahindapala In response to my article “Jehan (Pacha) Perera has done it again” the Governing Council of the National Peace Council (NPC) has rushed to defend their Executive Director  with the following paragraph: “We also take issue with Mr H L D Mahindapala whose article “Jehan (Pacha) Perera has done it again”   […]

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Sri Lankans in Canada enjoy rare treat of Sarachchandra stage gems Maname and Sinhabahu

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

By Rajendra Alwis Professor Ediriweera Sarachchandra’s iconic twin drams Maname and Sinhabahu were staged recently in the Canadian capital of Ottawa. This marked the first time the celebrated Sri Lankan playwright’s work was shown in Canada, much to the delight of Canadians of Sri Lankan origin. “It required meticulous planning and a lot of hard […]

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Narendra Modi – From August 15 to Red Fort

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

by Sandhya Jain Courtesy:  Vijayvaani.com Narendra Modi According to an apocryphal story about Chandragupta Maurya, the conqueror’s first attempt to seize the kingdom of Magadha failed. Wandering in disguise one night, he came across a mother scolding her son for chewing his bread from the middle. “Eat the outer sides first and then move to […]

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Mahinda and Modi

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

By Mahinda Pathirana, University of Sabaragamuwa Courtesy: Island May 19, 2014, 8:23 pm   In the wake of Narendra Modi’s BJP powering into the ‘head office’ of India, Dr. Dayan Jayathilake comes out as usual with a warning to Mahinda Rajapakse. Writing to the ‘The Island’ on 15th May 2014, he says; “Mahinda is caught […]

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Canada May Be Hoist By Her Own Petard

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Tamil Canadian politician claims to be walking in Prabhakaran’s footsteps By Camelia Nathaniel -The Sunday Leader A terrorist ideologue is masquerading as a politician in Canada.  He is planning to contest the forthcoming Ontario Provincial election in the riding of Scarborough Rouge River on June 12, 2014.  Having penetrated the Provincial political system, his mission […]

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“Let us all be eco-centered rather than ego-centered” – Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN, Geneva Minister of Health and Vice President of the 67th World Health Assembly, Maithripala Sirisena, addressing the World Health Assembly today (20th May 2014) said “the World Health Assembly has a historic opportunity to once again appeal to the world community to demand those countries releasing large […]

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