Archive for September 25th, 2014

The Ranil Wickremasinghe enigma: A Political Case Study

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge  I have done many political campaigns all my life, but one thing I have still not worked out is, what goes on in the mind of the Sri Lankan voter before he votes” so said Esmond Wickremesinghe, the father of Ranil Wickremesinghe. With 30 successful election failures to his credit and still […]

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SEEKING FORGIVENESS

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane In 1999 the Catholic Church publicly sought forgiveness for the errors, injustices and human rights offences it committed in the past. The Church asked pardon for the sins and weaknesses of Catholics down the ages. Among the Church’s past sins, was “the use of force in order to impose the truth” — […]

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Assassination of a Prime Minister

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Janaka Perera  Friday, September 26th marks the 55th year since post-independence Sri Lanka experienced its first political assassination – the killing of Prime Minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike on September 26, 1959, three years after he came to power. To date it has been the island’s only major political assassination where the culprits were arrested and duly […]

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ජන සභා සංකල්පය තුලින් සාමකාමි තිරසර ලංකාවක් බිහි කර ගැනීම (බෞද්ධ දේශපාලනය)

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

චන්ද්‍රසිරි ව්ජයවික්‍රම හැඳින්වීම     මෙම සංදේශය පිළියෙල කරන ලද්දේ මේ මස 28 දා පැවැත්වෙන බොදු බල සේනා මහා සංඝ සමුළුවේදී සංවාදයට ලක් කල හැකි යෝජනාවක් වශයෙනි. මෙහි දැක්වෙන මූලික අදහස නම් ගම් මටටමින් පුර වැසියන්ට බලය පවරා දෙන පක්‍ෂ දේශපාලනයෙන් තොර (නිදසුන: ගැමි දිරිය වැඩ සටහන) පරිසර නිර්‌ණායක අනුව මායිම් වෙන් කරනු ලබන ජන සභා […]

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Mr.Trevor Grant! Who Gave You Carte Blanche To Post Information On Sri Lanka That’s Not Only Distorted But Also With No Tangible Proof Beyond Hearsay ?

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Insight By Sunil Kumar September 25th 2014 It seems somewhat high handed and disconcerting to those who know the true facts about events that transpired during the decades long Tamil Tiger insurrection on which basis foreign journalists continue to denigrate and falsely portray Sri Lanka where everything presented sounds plausible to some but the proof and […]

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Sri Lanka will not help legitimize a flawed process that could set dangerous  precedent by cooperating with the OHCHR investigation

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka Geneva Responding to the ‘Oral Update’ on Sri Lanka by the High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva today (25 September 2014), Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha  said the Government of Sri Lanka does not wish […]

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Oral update of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva  Human Rights Council 27th Regular Session Agenda Item 2 Oral update of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka Statement by H.E. Mr. Ravinatha P. Aryasinha Ambassador / Permanent Representative […]

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President Rajapaksa addresses 69th UN General Assembly

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

By Janaka Alahapperuma President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing the 69th United Nations General Assembly last evening (Wednesday, 24 Sep) said that the current functioning system of the United Nations needs fresh examination in order to enhance its credibility. The UN role in advancing international peace, security and prosperity is crucial in the contemporary world. However, in […]

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President Rajapaksa holds bilateral talks at UN Headquarters

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

By Janaka Alahapperuma President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is in New York City to attend 69th United Nations General Assembly which is being held in the UN Headquarters, held bilateral discussions with several state leaders on Tuesday afternoon. They included the Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, the Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón and the Secretary […]

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SRI LANKA CENTRAL COLLEGES PAST PUPILS ASSOCIATION (UK Branch) Dr. C.W.W. KANNANGARA ANNUAL DANA

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

 SUNDAY 12  OCTOBER  2014 AT THE LONDON BUDDHIST VIHARA, THE AVENUE, CHISWICK, W4 1UD SRI LANKA CENTRAL COLLEGES PAST PUPILS ASSOCIATION (UK Branch)                       Dr. C.W.W. KANNANGARA ANNUAL DANA Will be held on  SUNDAY 12  OCTOBER  2014 AT THE LONDON BUDDHIST VIHARA, THE AVENUE, CHISWICK, W4 1UD  COMMENCING […]

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