Archive for October 17th, 2015

Now the 14th Amendment: Home-made terminological fraud, needs fixing at home and not Geneva

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

by Rajan Philips Courtesy Island More by accident than by design, Mr. DEW Gunasekara has kicked open Sri Lanka’s constitutional can of worms. All he may have wanted to do was to make a political statement by grieving before the Supreme Court that the new UPFA leadership under President Sirisena wrongfully deprived him of a national […]

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MEPs FR Victory for the Common People – “State shall not Exploit the People”

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

State Shall not Exploit the People” MEP’s Complaint on the Telecommunication Levy Bill  A Victory for the Common People The Good Governance regime, on 6th October, retracted its controversial, negligently and recklessly drafted Telecommunication Levy (Amendment) Bill which it had placed before Parliament on the Order paper of 22nd September 2015, with the objective of amending […]

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13 A WAS A MARKER FOR A LARGER TAMIL NADU

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

W.A. De Silva Courtesy The Daily News Sri Lanka had to face the consequences of Tamil Expansion from South India presently called Tamil Nadu throughout her history intermittently right from the past as far back as 2nd Century B.C. the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka is nothing but another facet of Tamil Expansionism […]

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Avant Garde version of ongoing dispute

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Courtesy Sunday Island Proliferation of sea piracy in the Western Indian Ocean resulted in International Maritime Organization (IMO) establishing a High Risk Area in which piracy threat was greater. Many Western Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs) started providing security to ships in this HRA, and since Sri Lanka was at one end of the HRA […]

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THE UPCOMING ‘DEBATE’ ON THE OHCHR REPORT:  SOME SUGGESTIONS AS TO STRATEGY

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

DHARSHAN WEERASEKERA A Parliamentary ‘debate’ on the OHCHR report and the related resolution is scheduled for the 22nd and 23rd of October, if I’m not mistaken.  All indications are that the Government will trounce the opposition by branding them ‘extremists.’  (By ‘opposition’ what I mean are those who see the OHCHR report as inimical to […]

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Why should Sri Lanka be compared to East Timor?

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Shenali D Waduge If Sri Lanka is to be compared to any nation it must have similar historical civilizational traits. No amount of distortion, attempts to re-write history by religions out to convert Vedic religions can take away the Buddhist heritage of Sri Lanka and changing the constitution is one attempt to replace the foremost […]

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India Using Nazi Invasive Tactics against Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Dilrook Kannangara Nepal’s constitution has triggered Nazi action, particularly, Operation Himmler, from India, again. At the same time, India uses same Nazi action against Sri Lanka, to change the Sri Lankan Constitution to appease Indian ethnic communities living in Sri Lanka. This repetitive behaviour of India is the same conduct Nazi Germany followed to invade […]

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Thoughts on reconciliation using ideas from Singapore

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Harvey Perera  The purpose writing this article is to tie up some of the incidents of the past few decades and find solutions to the problems we have today, especially Tamil Separatism. Sri Lanka finished a 30 year old war with Tamil Terrorists due to Tamil leaders wanting a separate state for themselves. If we […]

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Geneva process can be reversed – Ven. Bengamuwe Nalaka thera

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy Island October 16, 2015, 9:45 pm Ret. Maj calls for campaign against UNP, SLFP Dr Bandara reiterates US wants vassal state Mohan Samaranayake counters govt propaganda Dr Amarasekera questions US motive in backing war Ven. Bengamuwe Nalaka thera Wednesday called for a united effort to reverse what he called the Geneva […]

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Modi on Buddhist spiritual heritage of India and the significance of his message for Sri Lanka

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

By Rohana R. Wasala Courtesy The Island About a month ago, that is, around early September 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India described Bodh Gaya as the land of enlightenment”, when he visited the Buddhist shrine there, the Mahabodhi Temple. It was a happy coincidence, as he noted in his speech, that he got to visit […]

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Scientific energy saving cooking help the University students

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Dr Hector Perera      London When I was in Colombo doing Advanced Level science, I was in a boarding house near Borella. That was a room only basis accommodation and we had to get our meals from outside. In the boarding house there were two others also attended to the same private college to do advanced […]

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US tank enters MSF hospital in Afghanistan’s Kunduz, ‘destroys potential evidence’ – reports

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Courtesy RT Published time: 17 Oct, 2015 00:45 Get short URL The damaged hospital in which the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) medical charity operated is seen on October 13, 2015 following an air strike in the northern city of Kunduz. © STR / AFP A US military vehicle has allegedly forced its way into the […]

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