Archive for September 28th, 2014

‘Militarization’ in North Sri Lanka – Don’t believe stories. Go and see for yourself

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge  The accusations of ‘militarization’ of North Sri Lanka are many. They come from the same culprits converging to meet the requirement of their funding sources with the ultimate goal of generating enough negative publicity so that the Government is forced to reduce/relocate its military from the strategic posts that it now protects. […]

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The Buddhist Jātaka Stories and the DSM based Mental Disorders

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D. That millions of people share the same forms of mental pathology does not make these people sane.”  Erich Fromm The Jātaka stories or Jātaka tales are a voluminous body of folklore concerned with previous births of the Buddha which is based as a collection of five hundred and fifty stories. Originally […]

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The Salient Realities That Exonerate Sri Lanka From Rights Accusations Portrayed  By Discerning Nations With No Vested Interests, Prejudices Or Bias

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Lankaweb Weekly Editorial September 29th. 2014   It seems like a time for reckoning and aligning with salient realities that Sri Lanka has been backed by 22 nations against the UN rights probe threatening to malign her credibilities as the breaking news emerges. This coincides fortuitously with Sri Lanka President’s visit to the UN where […]

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Ven. Ashin Wirathu – Welcome to Sri Lanka

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge The negative media campaign built against Ven. Ashin Wirathu has had its ripple effect. His message is drowned in a campaign that has projected him as a ‘Buddhist Terrorist’. In a world where 95% of violent conflicts around the world are Muslim together with the realization that behind all these Islamic groups […]

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President Obama “No negotiations with terrorists: Lethal force is what they understand” – Sri Lanka used military force to eliminate terrorists while rescuing 300,000 people

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

 Shenali D Waduge George Bush Jnr once said ‘you are either with us, or you are with the terrorists’ – Sri Lanka took that advice. The key word is ‘terrorists’. Thankfully, LTTE became defined as terrorists not just in Sri Lanka but 32 nations inclusive of the USA. What is odd is that in delivering […]

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Life Abroad – Part 97 GENIAL FINALE – VAGUE FAÇADES (Interaction With The God’s Men in Cloth – (Pt. V– conclusion)

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Dr.Tilak Fernando At the height of the LTTE terrorism in Sri Lanka, a delegation from the Council of Churches in the UK visited home on a peace promoting exercise. Upon their return, Sinhala expatriates in London had an interaction meeting with the team that visited Sri Lanka, which turned out to be a vociferous incident. […]

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President Rajapaksa and UN Secretary General meet in New York

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

By Janaka Alahapperuma The meeting between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly Sessions was held at the U.N. Headquarters in New York City last evening (27 Sec). President Rajapaksa outlined the developments that have taken place in the North and East in a […]

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“We have to live together- must help each other,” PM Modi tells Sri Lanka

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

By Janaka Alahapperuma President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday morning (27 Sep) held talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which key issues, including bilateral, political and regional, was discussed on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York. This was the second meeting between the two leaders after […]

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CKDU-What needs to be done

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

R.M. GAMINI RAJAPAKSE [B.Sc. Hon. (Peradeniya), Ph.D. and D.I.C. The Editor of “The ISLAND” Newspaper,  I have studied over 300 journal  articles and WHO reports pertinent to Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology (CKDU) prevailing in Sri Lanka, and together with my opinions and studies, I prepared a detailed presentation on “CKDU REVISITED”, which I […]

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