Archive for April 7th, 2015

Dud Governance: 3 Months 4 Foreign Trips by President and 14 by Foreign Minister and the Economy in Doldrums!

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Dilrook Kannangara It is absolute plunder of weakening foreign reserves. Although they promised good governance, their dud governance has proven a corrupt disaster already. When the Rajapaksas left office, country’s foreign reserves stood at $7.8 bn. Thanks to unlimited plunder of foreign reserves, it has now fallen to $6.8 bn. What is noteworthy is reserves […]

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Headless Foreign Missions

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Now that there are not enough sufficiently experienced “career” diplomats to satisfy the promotion of existing career DPL staff within the foreign Ministry, what options are there for the GOSL to continue the national responsibility of appointing suitable Ambassadors to these Foreign Missions? Options: Appoint promising junior “career” officers even if it contravenes the Parliament […]

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Sri Lanka – Another pawn in the CIA/MI6 Gameplan

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Deepika Perera During the period leading up to the last Presidential elections in Sri Lanka, many people were cynical when told that the CIA & the MI6 were orchestrating a ‘regime change’ to oust President Rajapaksa from power. In fact, the troika consisting of President Sirisena, Chandrika and Ranil publicly stated during the election campaign […]

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Sri Lanka must have a Constitution based on Buddhist principles & values

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Shenali D Waduge Democracy and democratic systems cannot be based on a history conveniently interpreted to be read from Doctrine of Discovery onwards denying the civilizational histories and indigenous governing and legal systems that prevailed. Thus, the Buddhist foundation that powered governance and rule throughout Sri Lanka for over 2300 years cannot be brushed aside […]

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Musaavaada, Patta-Pal-Boru and the Holographic Universe.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

By Bodhi Dhanapala, Quebec, Canada My article in the Lankaweb (Apri 5, 2015 entitled Is it Dhanapala’s confusion or Dr. Nalin de Silva’s confusion? Who considers Science, Mathematics and large parts of Buddhism as Patta-Pal-Boru”?) has elicited a number of thought-provoking comments which need a serious reply. So, thanking the authors of those comments, I present […]

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Politics of Correctness: The Legacy of Lee Kuan Yew

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

By Asanga Abeyagoonasekera I always tried to be correct, not politically correct.” Lee Kuan Yew Drawing open the curtains to what is the festive month of April in many parts of Asia and the world, on 02 April, one hundred forty two students were slaughtered in Garissa University College in Kenya by al Shabab:  an […]

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ශ්‍රී ල නි පක්‍ෂය බිඳ වැටෙන්නේ නැහැ

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

නලින් ද සිල්වා චන්ද්‍රිකා කුමාරතුංග මහත්මිය පසුගිය දා රණවිරුවන්ගේ මැණිවරුන් හා භාර්යාවන් පිරිසකට මහින්ද රාජපක්‍ෂ මහතා බැලීමට එන අය ගැන තමා නිශ්චිතව ම දන්නා බව කියා ඇත.  ඇයට අනුව ඒ සියල්ලන්ම බත් පැකට්ටුවට හා වෙනත් දේට පැමිණෙන අය ය. මහින්ද රාජපක්‍ෂ මහතා ඔවුන් ගෙන්වා අඬවා ගන්නා බව ද චන්ද්‍රිකා කුමාරතුංග මහත්මිය ප්‍රකාශ කර ඇත.මිය . […]

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Asylum Seekers: Newest Way to Increase Christian Population in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

www.sinhalanet.net People belonging to religious minorities specially Christians in Pakistan and Afghanistan had been increasingly seeking help from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC) in Sri Lanka. They were hoping that the UNHCR would assist them to settle in Sri Lanka where they can breathe freely. During the last couple of years, Sri […]

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ශ්‍රේෂ්ට  නොවන ජෙෂ්ටයෝ

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න තම  පක්ෂය  මයිත්‍රී හා මහින්ද  යන දෙන්නා  අනුව බෙදී ම නිසා  එම පක්ෂය දෙකට කැඩුනොත්  ශ්‍රී ල නි පයේ ඇතැම් ජෙෂ්ටයෝ පැත්තක් නොගෙන පෙන්ෂන්  යන බවට  ජනතාවට ”’අනතුරු  අඟවා ”””’ ඇ තය් ආරන්ව්යක් ඇත . හරිදේ   තෝරා බේරා ගන්න බැරි  අමනයෝ  කොහේ ගියත්  ජාතික වාදීන්ට  පාඩුවක් නැත .  පක්ෂ නාමය නොව  වටින්නේ පක්ෂයේ […]

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Serial Killers  

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D. Serial killers kill for the power and control they experience during the murders and for the added ego boost they get in the aftermath from community fears, media coverage, and the police investigations.–          Pat Brown In 1999 I did a study with the help of Dr A.P Waidyasekara Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, […]

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