Archive for June 3rd, 2014

Modi Euphoria in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

By Charles.S.Perera When N Modi was elected the new Prime Minsiter of India, there was a pandemonium amoung the writers in e-mail forums and Sri Lanka media.  It was as if it was the appearance in India of a  man  equal to that of King Asoka. No doubt it was the end of Nehru era.  […]

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India has no role to play

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

By Nalin de Silva Courtesy: Island New Indian Prime Minister Modi is a cultural nationalist who has to depend on western economic models and political structures. It is unlikely that the Indian “intellectuals” would come out with indigenous economic models and political structures during the “reign” of Mr. Modi. They will not even formulate a […]

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New Zealand Sri Lankans commemorate Peace

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

New Zealand Society for Peace, Unity and Human Rights of Sri Lanka (SPUR NZ) On Saturday, the 31 May 2014 Sri Lankans and their well-wishers living in Auckland, New Zealand held a largely attended 5th year commemoration of dawn of peace in Sri Lanka and paid homage to those who sacrificed their lives to secure […]

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Modi heading to redefine India’s new identity

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

H. L. D. Mahindapala “India has won,” declared Narendra Modi when the BJP tidal wave swept India and put him on the crest of the latest political wave.  These three euphoric words, though somewhat cryptic, express exuberantly the triumphant mood of Modi. He clearly identifies his victory with that of  India. This identification is justified […]

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Modi on the Road to Gain Respect & Credibility – An Uphill Struggle!

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Prof. Hudson McLean The first 100 days of Nareendra Modi – Indian Prime Minister may demonstrate the efficacy of his top administrative team. Is it a “New Broom with a Better Handle” or a “New Broom with the Old Handle”? Whilst India is engulfed in a stream of savagery of Rape of innocent young girls, […]

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Why Rankin rankles – British Involvement in Tamil terrorist movement in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Dr Kamal Wickremasinghe Courtesy: The Daily News The British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, John Rankin, has issued another of his vice-regal sounding demands that national reconciliation be expedited, following another ‘tour’ of the North for meetings with local NGOs. He has also attempted to prey on desperate IDPs and women’s groups, feigning interest in […]

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