Archive for October 6th, 2014

Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga is paranoiac

Monday, October 6th, 2014

By Charles S.Perera Chandrika Kuaratunga  besides being a former President of Sri Lanka, is a person representing a respected political family, but her random statements to the press has turned her into  a disreputable member of that family. She is extremely paranoiac and her statements on political issues in Sri Lanka are irrelevant, lacking mature […]

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Changing the political culture of Sri Lanka : Advice for the Voters and the Voted

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge Democracy is meant to enable the citizens of the country to elect representatives of their choice and have the country led according to their choice. Supreme power is meant to be vested in the people and those elected to power are merely agents of the people. These fancy notions are good for […]

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UNP demands impartial probe into assault on Ambassador Nonis

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Nonis could be classified as a person who tried to ‘do his job’.  The Diplomat’ magazine once named Chris Nonis as the ‘diplomat of the year’.  He was capable of achieving that singular honour from amongst 164 diplomats in Great Britain. It is indeed a rare honor for a Sri Lankan.  It is such a person that has fallen prey to his own indecent political masters. October 6, […]

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The ‘Gampola Perahera’ Case, Riots and Martial Law

Monday, October 6th, 2014

BY DR. WICKREMA WEERASOORIA -Courtesy Ceylon Today  The Gampola Perahera Case, which occurred nearly 100 years ago is of great historical significance. Firstly, the Riots and Martial Law of 1915 can be traced to this case. Secondly, the facts of the case show the commitment of our Buddhist people to their religious festivals and ceremonies. […]

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GOSL Names & Bans LTTE Fronts : Australian Tamil Congress

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge Is it not odd that scores of Tamils living across the world did not form into associations for the plight of the Tamils and against terror but did so no sooner the LTTE was defeated? Is it not odd too that these very organizations are echoing exactly what the LTTE aspired through […]

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Kunanayakam hits out at ‘hooliganism’

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Courtesy: Dialy Mirror Sri Lanka’s former permanent representative to the UN in Geneva, Tamara Kunanayakam said the assault of High Commissioner Chris Nonis is only one in a series of acts in a tragedy that opened in Geneva in 2009 with the same cast of villains, followed by other acts also in Geneva in 2011 […]

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New York slapping incident

Monday, October 6th, 2014

By Sunday Times Political Editor -Courtesy Sunday Times There was heavy embarrassment for President Rajapaksa over a New York incident. It only remained a secret for a few hours. One local television channel still broke the story followed extensively by the social media. The moral in the story about the attempted blackouts is the fact that such […]

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අනුර කුමාර, සජින් වාස්ගේ කැරැට්ටුව දිග හරී

Monday, October 6th, 2014

– Vimasuma මුදල් දීමෙන් හෝ කාන්තාවන් සැපයීමෙන් ජාත්‍යන්තරය මෙහෙයවිය හැකි යැයි සිතන වත්මන් ආණ්ඩුව ඒ සඳහා සුදුසු පිරිසක් පත් කරගෙන ඇතැයි ජවිපෙ නායකයා චෝදනා කරයි. මේ දිනවල කටාර්හි සංචාරයක නිරතව සිටින ජවිපෙ නායක අනුර කුමාර දිසානායක එරට සම්මන්ත්‍රණයකට සහභාගි වෙමින්, පසුගියදා සජින් වාස් විසින් ක්‍රිස් නෝනින්ට කළ පහර දීම පිළිබඳව මෙලෙස අදහස් දැක්වීය. මේ ගුටි […]

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Rethinking Superstition: Should Hajj celebration end up with 20million animals slaughtered?

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge It is both unfortunate that 4th October was the Animal Rights Day and two days later 20million animals lost their rights and are subject to a violent and terrifying death while 1.3billion Muslims celebrate. Is a God so bloodthirsty and will our sins be forgiven by slaughtering an animal who had nothing […]

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In defense of Burmese Buddhists

Monday, October 6th, 2014

by Thar Lon Zawn Htet Courtesy: The Nation ( Sri Lanka) Interview with Ashin Wirathu U Wirathu, 45-year-old Buddhist monk from Masoyein Monastery, Mandalay, who has been recently famous for spreading anti-Muslim sentiments and organizing the 969 campaign, was arrested in 2003 and sentenced to twenty-five years imprisonment for having distributed hate-speech documents that had led to […]

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Indonesian Ahmadis invite to PEACE.

Monday, October 6th, 2014

By A. Abdul Aziz.  As the world is facing serious conflicts and threats to peace, the Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, who resides in London, U.K., has launched a special initiative to promote tolerance, understanding, respect and unity for a peaceful world. The Head of the Community, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad sent special messages […]

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