Archive for October 3rd, 2014

The end of ‘Buddhist-cheating’ politics in Sri Lanka

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

C. Wijeyawickrema, B.A (Hons.), LL.B., M.A., Ph.D. “In some cases non-violence requires more militancy than violence.”- Cesar Chavez “I want to get out with my greatness intact.”- Muhammad Ali  The 1873 Great Panadura Debate           The oration of Ven. Galaboda Atte Gnanasara Thero at the Great Conference of 5,000 Buddhist Monks, held on September 28, 2014 in […]

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LET US BE HONEST BY OUR PEOPLE

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

V.Aandasangaree Secretary General -TULF Hon. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India New Delhi. Your Excellency, LET US BE HONEST BY OUR PEOPLE I am the Secretary General of the Tamil United Liberation Front, a position held by the Late Mr. A. Amirthalingam before his assassination in 1989 . Due to my strong commitments to non-violence […]

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“බලශක්තිය” ඊළඟ මැතිවරණයේ තීරණාත්මක මාතෘකාවක් විය යුතුය

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

–    ඇමති පාඨලී චම්පික – ඛනිජතෙල් සංස්ථාවත් විදුලිබල මණ්ඩලයත් මේ රටේ තිබෙන වැදගත්ම ආයතන දෙකක් වන අතර මෙහි ආදායම් හා වියදම් ප්‍රධාන ලෙසම රටේ ආර්ථීකයට බලපානු ලබන හෙයින් මෙම ආයතන දෙක පාඩු ලබන්නේත් නොමැතිව ලාබ ලබන්නෙත් නොමැතිව පවත්වා ගැනීම අත්‍යාවශ්‍ය වේ. එහෙත් ලංවිම බිලියන 40 ක් මහජන බැංකුවටත්, ඛනිතෙල් නීතිගත සංස්ථාව බිලියන 221 ක් ලංකා […]

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September is gone and so is JAYALALITHAA

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Nalin de Silva  In September last year almost all the news media hostile to the government were busy with reports on Geneva and the United Nations Human Rights Commission meetings with Navi Pillai heading the headlines. In fact some electronic news media that could be called government were also busy in telling the Sri Lankans […]

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APFEJ bats for early flood warning system

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Nava Thakuria, Secretary, APFEJ, Dhaka, 3 October 2014: Asia-Pacific Forum of Environmental Journalists (APFEJ) has emphasized on an advanced national and international early flood warning system to prevent the casualties and loss of properties to a great extent. The umbrella environment journalist forum urges the respective governments of Asia Pacific region to initiate for such […]

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Sri Lanka too needs a Dr. Subramaniam Swamy!

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Shenali D Waduge  Do we have a politician as clean as Dr. Swamy? Sadly, we do not. Have we a politician that has challenged Prime Ministers, Chief Ministers and other high ranking officials? Sadly, we do not. Do we have politicians of the calibre of Dr. Swamy who have got elected to office without coming […]

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Complexity theories, science and scientism  

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

By Shelton A. Gunaratne (1) I am both a journalist and a social science scholar. I have authored several publications on the shortcomings of social science, a creation of Western thought, and the need to De-Westernize it by seeking the truth” through a method combining systems thinking, complexity theories and quantum physics—all of which are […]

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Dysfunctional American leadership leads to new global disorder

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

H.L. D. Mahindapala  Last week President Barack Obama notched one more killing field to his list of countries he has already bombed. With absolute contempt for international law or international humanitarian law he has moved according to the dictates of his political necessities to bomb Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Somalia, Yemen, and Lebanon – all of […]

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Sri Lankan President orders a high-profile investigation assault on High Commissioner- Report

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has ordered to conduct a high-profile investigation in to the alleged assault on Sri Lankan High Commissioner for the United Kingdom, Dr. Chris Nonis by a ruling party parliamentarian, a local media report said. Sri Lanka’s national news agency, Lankapuvath reported that the President has ordered the investigation into the […]

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No softening of stand on Sri Lanka: US 

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

The United State Thursday dismissed Sri Lankan media reports which said that Secretary of State John Kerry indicated a softening in the U.S. position on Sri Lanka. Jen Psaki, Spokesperson of the U.S. State Department at the press briefing said there U.S. policy with regard to Sri Lanka has not changed and it certainly has […]

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