Archive for August 23rd, 2015

Sri Lanka War Crimes Farce: US Law of War Manual on Human Shields

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Shenali D Waduge In June 2015 the US released the Law of War Manual. Some of its contents are legally and morally indefensible which is why there is need to selectively pick items relevant to Sri Lanka. Nonetheless, it reading through the contents of proportionality and how the US Department of Defense views involuntary human […]

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National Government or opposition: President grants freedom to decide

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Courtesy Adaderana The MP-elects of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) have been given freedom to choose whether to join the National Government or function in the opposition, MP-elect Mahinda Amaraweera quoted the President as saying. President Maithripala Sirisena has made the observation during a meeting held at the President’s official residence in Colombo this […]

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If PM Ranil Wickremasinghe pledged not to divide Sri Lanka so must all MPs including TNA

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Shenali D Waduge Immediately following taking oaths as Prime Minister, Mr. Ranil Wickremasinghe took a second oath reading out Article 157A, Seventh Schedule under the 6th amendment to the Sri Lankan Constitution in 1983. I, …………………………….. do solemnly declare and affirm swear that I will uphold and defend ‘the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic […]

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After Stalling Colombo and Hambantota Ports Development, India Builds Vizhinjam Deep Sea Port

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Dilrook Kannangara Singapore and India succeeded in disrupting the development of Hambantota and Colombo port development projects. Had these gone ahead, a substantial amount of prosperity would have shifted to Sri Lanka depriving India and Singapore. That was why India and Singapore engineered the regime change operation. Now they are satisfied Sri Lanka’s Chinese funded […]

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Under the acid rain of the Devil’s hypocrisy

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Courtesy The Nation When President Maithripala Sirisena repeated his earlier speech in a six-page letter and added venom to the message that he would not ask Mahinda Rajapaksa to form a government as Premier had delivered the kiss of death to the UPFA’s chances Yet, this perfidy is called good governance and democracy in this […]

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Fingaporean Hind Insertion and Terminal Fibbergasption

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

By Sudat Pasqual -Courtesy The Nation Fingaporean Hind Insertion is that uniquely Sri Lankan political art of inserting the rejected through the hind. The 2015 general Election is mercifully over. Seriously, how much fibs can one nation endure? It is a miracle that Sri Lankans were not dropping like flies from fibbergasption. WTF is fibbergasption? […]

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Rejects are rejects

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Island Editorial Courtesy Island  August 20, 2015, 7:40 pm The National List (NL) mechanism was created to help eminent persons enter Parliament without contesting elections which they detest. But, sadly, it continues to be abused to appoint defeated candidates to the national legislature. Those who vote for a particular political party at parliamentary polls, endorse […]

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දිවුරුම් පෙත්සම්

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න       අලුත් අගමැති රනිල්  අගමැතිවශයෙන් දිවිරුම් දෙනවිට අලු වැඩක් කර ඇත ””’.රට බෙදීමට තමන්  රිජුව  හෝ වක්‍රව කටයුතු  නොකරන බවට ”’ ඔහු ජනපතිවෙත දිවුරුම් පෙත්සමක් ඉදිරිපත් කර  ඇත . එය ජනපතිගේ ඉල්ලී මක් ද නැතහොත් රනිල් හිතාමතාම කලදෙයක් දැය්  නොදනිමු. තමන් කෙරෙහි  ජනතාවගේ විශ්වාසය  ලබා ගැනීමට  රනිල්  මෙය කළා විය හැක .  […]

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On SLFP CABINET QUOTA – Champika – M.K.A.D.S. – Rajitha – Arjuna….

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Courtesy Ceylon Today The new Cabinet of Ministers of the new government, set to take oaths tomorrow (25) is said to be comprised of 30 MPs including 16 from the United National Party (UNP) and 14 from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP). According to SLFP sources, the 14 ministerial portfolios to be given to […]

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Effects of Colonization

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

By Sandra Marker November 2003 “All the new nations faced severe problems, for political independence did not automatically bring them prosperity and happiness…they were seldom free of external influences. They were still bound to…structures developed earlier by the colonial powers.” —Thomas H. Greer. FromA Brief History of the Western World, 5th edition. San Diego, CA: Harcourt […]

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පරාජිතයින් ජාතික ලැයිස්තුවෙන් යැවීම සදාචාරාත්මක නොවේ!

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

මාධ්‍ය ඒකකය කැෆේ සංවිධානය මහ මැතිවරණයෙන් පාරාජිත  පුද්ගලයින් ජාතික ලැයිස්තුව හරහා පාර්ලිමේන්තුවට පස්ස දොරෙන් රිංගවීම සදාචාරාත්මක නොවන ක්‍රියාවක් බව කැෆේ සංවිධානය අවධාරණය කරයි.එහි විධායක අධ්‍යක්ෂ  කීර්ති තෙන්නකෝන් මහතා සඳහන් කලේ මෙලෙස පරාජිත අපේක්ෂකයින්  ඡාතික ලැයිස්තුවට ඇතුළත් කිරීම මැතිවරණ පනතට අනුව සිදුවන්නක් බවයි.  එබැවින් මෙහි කිසිදු නීති විරෝධි තත්වයක් දක්නට නොමැති බව තෙන්නකෝන් මහතා කියයි. නීත්‍යානුකූල වුව […]

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