Archive for June 19th, 2014

Ban ethnic-based political parties in Sri Lanka

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge  There are 64 registered political parties in Sri Lanka of this number 22 parties carry ethnic-based political names. 15 of these parties carry a separatist Tamil agenda. With the cleansing of LTTE as well as the current global proscription on LTTE fronts should the leaders not take a stand on denazifying the […]

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Who cast the first stone in Aluthgama.

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Herold Leelawardena Starting a debate about Aluthgama riots in parliament, opposition leader, Ranil Wickramasinghe asked how riots started and what business Buddhists monks have in Darga town. As usual, Ranil displayed that he has no background knowledge but preconceived ideas. Ranil didn’t know that Pathirajagoda temple is located in Darga town and ven. Ayagama Samitha […]

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100TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF EDIRIWEERA SARACHCHANDRA: Commemorations at UNESCO

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Embassy of Sri Lanka Paris The 100th birth anniversary of Professor Ediriweera Sarachchandra was commemorated at UNESCO on 10th June 2014 under the auspices of the Director General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova and the Honorable Minister of Culture, T. B. Ekanayake. The recognition and commemorations of the centenary birth anniversary of the Sri Lankan playwright, […]

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Do we put Religion or Country first? The answer will show who is a true Sri Lankan

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge Post-independent Sri Lanka has given little time for Sri Lanka to enjoy meaningful peace. All politicians are friends in private but foes in public. Some party or the other is fighting for a piece of a country as small as Sri Lanka. We have failed to carve out an identity for ourselves […]

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The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka request to investigate and BAN BBS – several Muslim groups and the Muslim politicians urge police to stop the rally in Alutgama that preceded the attack was not heeded.

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka 19th June 2014 His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksha President Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Presidential Secretariat Galle Face, Colombo 1 Your Excellency, The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka calls upon your Excellency to immediately investigate the actions of all extremist groups and ban those who have been carryout a […]

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Recent activities of Bodu Bala Sena are rehearsals for Regime Change?

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

The UNP and the Buddhist monkhood – The Island Review May 10, 2014, 7:46 pm At the time of writing, a Muslim owned business establishment has been set on fire in Aluthgama ostensibly because the brother of the owner had raped a boy inside the shop and the boy has been hospitalised. In this country, […]

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Recent activities of Bodu Bala Sena are rehearsals for Regime Change? Part II

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Genesis of Bodu Bala Sena – Asian Tribune According to Mr. Dilantha Withanage – the lay Execurive Committee member and the Coordinator of Bodu Bala Sena, the Buddhist outfit was launched on 07 May 2012. We have still one more month left for the first anniversary of the organization. Within less than a period of […]

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It is high time India gives up Kautilya tactics towards its neighbours and instead adopts the Asokan Foreign policy if she dreams to emerge as a powerful and popular nation.

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Dr Sudath Gunasekara President Senior Citizens Movement Mahanuwara 18.June.2014. Kautilya who wrote his ‘Arthasastra’ the pioneering work on Statecraft in human history (500 BC -150 AD) said Ends justifies the Means” He also said in his Mandala Theory ‘every neighbouring State is an enemy and the enemy’s enemy is a friend.’ He also said the […]

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Life Abroad – Part 84 DON MY GOOD FRIEND

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Dr. Tilak Fernando If you are not destined to die you will never die, I thought it was too late but he survived”, commented Don Hubert of Harold Wood Essex, on November 27, 2004 coming out of the swimming pool at the New Central Park, after saving the life of 43 year old James Burgin […]

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