Archive for May 23rd, 2014

The attempt to ban the use of the herbicide “Glyphosate” in Sri Lanka.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

by Professor Chandre Dharmawardana, Canada Permit me to comment on the feature by Darshana Ashoka Kumara, entitled “Lies, Cover-Ups and Complicity Kill – Governments and Corporations; Glyphosate ban lifted in Sri Lanka” dated 16th May 2014, that appeared in the Sri Lanka Guardian. Similar articles have appeared elsewhere, essentially promoting the idea that Glyphosate, a […]

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GOSL must gag the Minister of National Integration or wind up his Ministry

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Shenali D Waduge Cabinet Ministers of Sri Lanka have no business to go off on a tangent expressing their rejected and defunct ideologies through Ministries they enjoy at the expense of the taxpaying public and based purely on compassionate grounds of the head of State, a sentiment that is not shared by any member of […]

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Rebirth of Indian Buddhism under Narendra Modi

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

by Senaka Weeraratna Newly elected Prime Minister will promote India’s rich Buddhist heritage to attract tourists and scholars and enhance India’s standing in the world New Delhi, India — The world’s first Global Buddhist missionary Anagarika Dharmapala and the most talked about man in India today and perhaps in the entire policy and decision making […]

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Canada admitted defeat

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Nalin de Silva Courtesy: Island I was not surprised when the High Commissioner for Canada in Sri Lanka said that Canada would boycott the victory celebrations in Matara. According to the President it was a victory for peace that was celebrated, and in any case it was not a victory over the Tamils in the […]

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Joseph Stalin – Psychopathology of a Dictator

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D. Joseph Stalin was one of the main architects of creating a collective trauma in the Soviet Union. His actions and policies brought immense suffering to the people. The aftermath of Stalin’s repression still impacts the post Soviet Society. However despite all the negative consequences Stalin is still remembered in Russia as […]

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FOREIGN POLICY NO-GO FOR INDIAN STATES – Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

legislator Dr. Subramaniam Swamy puts it quite bluntly–only the Central government in New Delhi could and would deal with Sri Lanka– It is a subject matter between Center and SL President–Can’t force SL government to do something against it wishes   Senior BJP leader Dr. Subramanian Swamy yesterday said India has to deal with the elected President […]

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STATE OF THE NATION

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Gomin Dayasri (Courtesy; Daily Mirror) Look back in satisfaction; look forward in dismay. Lost the way in failing to take the right turn in not keeping to an intelligible road map. Excelled in the war zone: bungled at the peace precinct.The defeat of terrorism was the moment of glory-a valued building block not availed to […]

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