Archive for December 5th, 2014

Anti-tobacco campaign: Sirisena agreed to reduce size of health warnings – Nimal

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Hot News Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva yesterday claimed the anti-tobacco and anti-alcohol regulations had been introduced under his tenure as Health Minister in keeping with Mahinda Chintana programme. “[Former Health Minister] Maithripala Sirisena has claimed the paternity of another person’s child.” Minister de Silva said though his estranged colleague had claimed the size of […]

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Protecting the freedoms of religious belief and rational thought

Friday, December 5th, 2014

By  Rohana R. Wasala  (Fourth in the series of religion-related articles) Articles 18 and 19 of The United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights  guarantee to all common people ‘the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion…. (and) …. ‘the right to freedom of opinion and expression ….’.  Though no clear definition of the term […]

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දෙවියන් විසින් ක්‍රිස්තියානීන්ට ලංකාව අහිමිකිරීම

Friday, December 5th, 2014

චන්ද්‍රසිරි විජයවික්‍රම     දැනට අවුරුදු 500 කට පෙර කෲර හා අමානුෂික ලෙස කතෝලික ලබ්ධිය ලංකාවේ පැතිරවූ ආකාරය ගැන අද ලංකාවේ ජීවත්‌වන දුප්පත් සිංහල කතෝලිකයින්ට හා සිංහල බෞද්ධයින්ට නිරවුල් දැනුමක් නැත. එපමණක් නොව මේ වන විට කතෝලික පල්ලිය ලෝකයේ විවිධ රටවලදී මුහුණ පාමින් සිටිනා අර්බුද ගැනද ඔවුන් දන්නේ නැත. මීට හේතුව පුදුම ආකාරයේ මාධ්‍ය නිශ්ශබ්දතාවයක්, […]

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US examines Gen Fonseka’s candidacy Jan 2010 prez poll

Friday, December 5th, 2014

By Shamindra Ferdinando  Courtesy Island The then Chief of Defence Staff General Sarath Fonseka claimed that he didn’t want to lose his popularity, within 24 hours, by seeking a political career. The Sinha Regiment veteran was responding to a query, at a packed media conference, at the Joint Operations Headquarters, situated within the army headquarters […]

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UNHCR manipulated by the Tamil Tiger supporters and TNA – to scuttle the reconciliation process -Lanka Questions Credibility Of UNHRC

Friday, December 5th, 2014

The Government has questioned the credibility of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) since an investigation on Sri Lanka mandated by the Council continued despite objections being raised. Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN in New York, Dr Palitha Kohona, speaking at the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) of the 69th Session of […]

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