Archive for November 13th, 2014

Sri Lanka-Israel comparison of how UN/UNHRC officials treat Third World nations

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge 62% of all Resolutions (over 400) at the United Nations have been against Israel. US, UK, EU not even the UN Secretary General or the UNHRC head have hounded Israel the way they have Sri Lanka. This is no exaggeration nor is it unsubstantiated but it is to highlight a very clear […]

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To contain religious fundamentalism

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

By Rohana R. Wasala Whatever religious faith we belong to, or whether or not we profess any such faith, we are all being threatened by a virulent kind of global religious fundamentalism that is undermining the very foundations of human civilization. The fount of this mindless religious extremism is America itself, the only superpower in the […]

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High Level Discussions on the Maritime Silk Road

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Pathfinder Foundation and Boao Forum for Asia Initiative  The Pathfinder Foundation (PF), with the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), is organizing a high level Panel Discussion and Roundtable on 21st November, involving political leaders, senior officials, businessmen, academics and the media from Sri Lanka and China. Hon. Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development, will grace the […]

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AN OPEN LETTER TO TNA MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR BATTICALOA S. YOGENDRAM IN RESPONSE TO HIS PARLIAMENT SPEECH ON 12.11.2014 REGARDING SAUDI ARABIA.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

By Noor Nizam – Peace and Political Activist,”Api Marakkalayo Sanvidayaya / Naam Muslim Iyakkam. TNA says Saudi not a friend of Tamils” Published in all media dateline in Colombo. Hon. MP. S. Yogeswaran, How dare you say that Suadi Arabia is not a friend of the Tamils of Sri Lanka. Did you know that many […]

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When China Rules the World: And What it Means for Buddhism

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Courtesy:   Buddhist Blog China will soon possess the world’s largest economy, and cultural influence will follow economic power. Martin Jaques argues in his book ‘When China Rules the World’ that this change will shape the next century. But what does it mean for the future of Buddhism? What is the most significant development in the […]

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No person other than me to abolish Executive Presidency _ President

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Dharma Sri Abeyratne in Kandy Courtesy The Daily News President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said he has already given the green light to abolish the Executive Presidency. He said he will never hesitate to abolish the Executive Presidency and added that the process of abolishing the Executive Presidency is in progress through the Parliamentary Select Committee. “The […]

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Wijeweera the ruthless killer; so was Premadasa and his Govt.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Charles Haviland South Asia Editor- Courtesy: BBC NEWS  Twenty-five years ago, on November 13,1989, the Sri Lankan government announced that Rohana Wijeweera, an extreme-left Sinhalese nationalist leader of two failed insurrections, had died in police custody – in unclear circumstances. I heard about the death. Of course it was not unexpected, I knew it was coming,” […]

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