Archive for May 7th, 2015

Continuing review of Chandrika Kumaratunga’s talk on Chelvanayakam Equality = handful of Tigers dominating a land full of Lions

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

H. L. D. Mahindapala Part II The Senanayakes, who were the enlightened founders of the nation,  continued the colonial administration without making any radical adjustments to meet the post-colonial realities. It was Bandaranaike who stepped in to adjust the fundamentals which, of course, meant ruffling the feathers of the English-educated ruling elite. His most  controversial […]

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CKDmfo – URGENT Action Needed by the Government:

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Prof. Sunil J Wimalawansa, MD, PhD, MBA, DSc To Secretary to the President: Dear Mr. Abeykoon: We are very concerned that to-date, the successive governments have failed to take prompt and right actions to prevent this deadly disease, in spite of over 5,000 of our poor farmers are prematurely dying each year causing these families […]

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Life Abroad Pt. 125 ‘OPERATION HOLDFAST’ & CONSEQUENCES

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Continuation of a fascinating true to life story of Wijesim Peelige Bandiya, son of a Kandyan ‘ hack & burn’ peasant farmer, who sailed away from the Colombo harbour to the UK at a very tender age, with only three Australian pounds in his pocket, accompanied by Sir Oliver Goonatillake in […]

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IMF raises concern over Sri Lanka’s fiscal deficit

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Courtesy: Daily Mirror The International Monetary Fund raised concern on Wednesday over Sri Lanka’s fiscal deficit in 2015 and the medium term after the new government increased wages and spending. The Fund said the 2015 deficit target of 4.4 percent of gross domestic production (GDP) “will likely be very difficult to reach even with relatively […]

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සාකච්ඡා පිටුපස සිටියේ කවු ද?

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

නලින් ද සිල්වා සිංහලයන්ට හුස්ම ගැනීමට තවත් කාලයක් ඉතිරි වී ඇත. මෛත්‍රිපාල මහින්ද හමුව සිංහල විරෝධීන්ට සාර්ථක ප්‍රතිඵල ගෙන දීමට සමත් වී නැත. මීළඟ සාකච්ඡාවක් ගැන තීරණයක් ද නැත. යම් හෙයකින් සාකච්ඡා සාර්ථක” වී නම් එය සිංහලයන්ගේ යුගයක අවසානය වීමට ඉඩ තිබිණි. එහෙත් ඒ එසේ නො වී ය. මහින්දට සුළු දෙයක්වත් දීමට මෛත්‍රිපාල සිරිසේනට නො […]

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URGENT Action Needed – Rape of Forest Cover in Ampara Area/Wilpattu

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Mahinda Gunasekera May 6, 2015 His Excellency, Maithripala Sirisena President of Sri Lanka Copy to:  Hon. Ranil Wickremasinghe Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Your Excellency, Unauthorized Clearing of Forest Cover and Grazing Land in Ampara-Bakmitiyawa – Thimbirigolla Forest Reserves Further to my letter dated April 27, 2015 regarding the ‘Rape of Wilpattu’, I have now […]

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Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena meets U.S.Secretary of State John Kerry

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 6 May 2015 Honourable Maithripala Sirisena President of Sri Lanka President’s Secretariat Galle Face Colombo 1, Sri Lanka Dear Honourable President Maithripala Sirisena: I felt somewhat assured that you will be an honest caretaker of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of […]

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MR/MS FIRST MEETING – Reply to Prof. Nalin De Silva

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

By M D P DISSANAYAKE Dear Prof. De Silva Read your views with sadness. But you should not be too frustrated, as President Mahinda Rajapakse need to walk on a tight rope now, to deliver the aspirations of majority Sinhalese. MS is not driven by any political philosophy, but by anti-nationalist elements.  MR is not […]

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Ali Mandiwata Harak ?

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Sudath Gunasekara President Senior Citizens Movement Mahanuwara 7.5.2015. As I have pointed out several times earlier the present number of MPP (225) is already too much by any conceivable standards, for a small country like Sri Lanka. This you can see when you compare the number of representatives other countries have as already pointed out […]

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