Archive for June 6th, 2014

China’s Response to Modi’s Accession: Is there something amiss?

Friday, June 6th, 2014

By Bandu de Silva As a long time China watcher for close upon six decades, I was somewhat puzzled when I noticed an almost a blank in news about an early response from China over the success of India’s Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, and his Bharatiya Janatha Party at the recent hustling. That was […]

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Ananthi / TNA / LTTE: the hunters are getting hounded

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge What happens when persons protesting against the ‘missing’ are confronted by persons protesting against those missing because of the ‘missing’? What happens when the persons protesting against the ‘missing’ number just 20 in addition to members of the ruling Northern Provincial political party led by Ananthi Sasitharan are confronted by over 300 persons […]

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Why Pay Attention To Non Entities Like Jayalalitha Calling For A Referendum For Tamils In Sri lanka?

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Insight By Sunil Kumar June 5th. 2014  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalaitha Jayaram’s call for a referendum among Tamils in Sri Lanka including those currently living abroad to decide on the establishment of a separate state (Eelam) seems not only  lopsided but also one which has no bearing on the smooth functioning of Sovereign Independent […]

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UNHRC vs Sri Lanka: Successive Resolutions going far beyond last phase of war

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge  Are the Resolution architects confused or is their confusion intentional? Some clarifications are urgently needed. The initial Resolution against Sri Lanka brought forward within days of the conclusion of a 30 year armed conflict drew upon the human rights violations committed during the last phase of the war. Thereafter, with each passing […]

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Archaeologists Find Buddhist Ruins in Kilinochchi

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Sri Lankan Army Archaeologists in the Northern Province have affirmed that the ruins recovered from Shivanagar, Uriththirapuram in Kilinochchi, containing slates, stacks of ancient bricks, Sri Paada symbols, etc, belong to the historic Polonnaruwa era.  20 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) troops of the 662 Brigade under the Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) came […]

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Minister Gamini Lokuge briefs ILC on Sri Lanka National Human Resource and Employment Policy and its Work Plan

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka Geneva Hon. Gamini Lokuge, Minister of  Labour and Labour Relations has said Sri Lanka prepared a comprehensive National Human Resource and Employment Policy and its Work plan after having had extensive discussions with all relevant stakeholders including trade unions and employer representatives with the blessing of the President of Democratic […]

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Thirteen Amendment and so-called ‘Solutions’

Friday, June 6th, 2014

S. Akurugoda Responding to Ranil Wickremsinghe who raised a question on the reports which said the Indian Prime Minister had told President Rajapaksa to work towards implementing a ‘solution’ by devolving powers beyond the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, External Affairs Minister Prof GL Peiris has told Parliament that President Mahinda Rajapaksa had conveyed Indian […]

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Life Abroad – Part 82-DID DUDLEY’S BOO-BOO TAINT SL POLITICAL LANDSCAPE?

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Features-Dr.Tilak Fernando (Continuation of Nicky Karunarathna exposures) Nicky Karunarathna, as a valuable contributor to this column, who has been exposing a cache of incidents and occurrences on the by-gone day politics in Sri Lanka, has in this instance delved into an area so far ‘unverified’ political landscape in the form of an analysis. In doing […]

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The Dhamma School in Jaffna that Teaches Buddhism in Tamil

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Translation by Sudath Madugalle.  A Translation of the Article published in the Sinhala ‘Divaina’ newspaper of May 11, 2014 At a time when archeological sites and artifacts were still being discovered as evidence of Buddhist heritage in the Jaffna Peninsula, the dark omen of terrorism started clouding the peace of the entire Buddhist nation. People […]

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