Archive for June 30th, 2014

FALLOUTS ON THREE -TERM PRESIDENCY

Monday, June 30th, 2014

By Gomin Dayasri  To obtain a third Presidential term is improbable unless (a) there is overwhelming support from the people, who are pleased with the ruler or (b) foreign props want to keep the holder in office and provide the necessary loot to keep the populace pleased. Otherwise seeking an extension beyond two terms is […]

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Do Sri Lanka’s Tamils want Eelam?

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge LTTE hijacked Tamil Eelam to give itself an international reason to exist. Tamil politicians chant Eelam but cloak it under numerous terminologies. We know too that there are scores of Tamils having left Sri Lanka as refugees, Sri Lankan by only name and holding foreign citizenship are chanting demands for Eelam too. […]

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THE MALDIVES- A FORGOTTEN BUDDHIST PAST

Monday, June 30th, 2014

by   B. A. Ariyatilaka  Imagine yourself voyaging in a sailing ship from the Equator coming due north, some seven hundreds of kilometres longitudinally west of Sri Lanka . For hundreds of miles you pass islands both on the left and on the right as you travel, all set in a sparkling blue ocean. From the […]

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Dr D S Bandarage – ‘Father of Modern Management of Sri Lanka’ – 5th Death Anniversary Falls on 1 July 2014

Monday, June 30th, 2014

-A Dynamic Management Guru – A Noble Man of Superior Qualities Jayaweera M Kumarasinghe The late Dr D S Bandarage Dr D S Bandarage left us forever from this world on 1 July 2009. It was a very sad ending for the much renowned Management Guru of the 50s up to the 2000s. For those […]

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Lies and deceptions cannot prevent America’s decline Part II

Monday, June 30th, 2014

H. L. D. Mahindapala At a time when neither the TNA nor India is talking about federalism” – they talk of only 13+ — Atul Keshap, Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asia, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, who visited Sri Lanka last week, charged in like a headless bull looking for its chopped […]

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A Message to the SLFP Parley at Bentota Today

Monday, June 30th, 2014

by Garvin Karunaratne I beg to request the members of parliament of the ruling party to kindly consider bringing some importance to the burning question that ailes the masses today. Our President has already established the infrastructure for development. It is necessary to take this to the next stage of developmentm by establishing small scale […]

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Is Sri Lanka on track to Kosovo

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge Kosovo’s status is governed by U.N. Security Council Resolution 1244 which envisages only self-government for Kosovo, and acknowledges the “sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.” Kosovo’s status was ONLY INDEPENDENCE. That was the force with which the ‘independence’ of Kosovo was reached. It came on the backdrop of […]

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America blames the victims of their failed foreign policies

Monday, June 30th, 2014

H. L. D. Mahindapala Part I  The events unraveling in the Middle East has proved that the vaunted Arab spring” has turned into America’s searing summer of wild fires exploding unpredictably in diverse Islamic fronts without competent firemen to hose down the unmanageable conflagration. It confirms that America has lost its grip on managing and/or […]

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Should critically discussing Islam be a form of hate speech?

Monday, June 30th, 2014

By Benjamin Bull Courtesy: American Thinker Several days ago, I noted with interest that Danish journalist and historian Lars Hedegaard has been acquitted by a unanimous Dutch Supreme Court of charges that he violated Holland’s notorious “hate speech” laws.  His crime?  He made a public utterance that state prosecutors concluded was “denigrating” of Islam. Hedegaard […]

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