Archive for December 21st, 2015

WHAT CHANCE DOES AN INDIVIDUAL CITIZEN HAVE AGAINST THE UNITED NATIONS:  AN UPDATE ON DR. GUNADASA AMARASEKARA’S CASE

Monday, December 21st, 2015

By Kapila Gamage, Attorney-at-Law On 23 September 2015, Dr. Gunadasa Amarasekara filed a case in the District Court of Colombo against the UN, citing the UN’s resident coordinator for Sri Lanka as defendant.  The case has been reported on in a number of newspapers, but many of those reports have contained inaccuracies.  As the instructing […]

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Namal clicks rare shot of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa සමකාලීනයන් බොහෝ දෙනා ලෙඩ ඇඳේ.. දැයක ආයු ගෙන හිටපු ජනපති සැපෙන් සුවෙන්…

Monday, December 21st, 2015

lanka news මහින්ද රාජපක්‍ෂ මහතා දක්‍ෂ අංගම්පොර ශිල්පියෙකු බවත් ඔහු එම ශිල්පය කාලයක් තිස්සේ ප‍්‍රගුණ කරන බවද කියැවෙයි. හිටපු ජනාධිපතිවරයා මෙසේ ක‍්‍රීඩාශීලීව සිටින්නේ සිය සමකාලීන දේශපාලඥයින් මෙන්ය පසුකාලීනයන්ද බොහෝ දෙනෙකු විවිධ දුබලතාවන්ට පත්ව තිබියදීය. ඔහු අදද තරුණයෙක් සේ සිය නෑ හිතවතුන්ගේ මළ ගෙවල්, මඟුල් ගෙවල්, බණ පිරිත් ගෙවල්වලට මෙන්ම රට පුරා වෙහෙර විහාරස්ථානවලටද ගොඩවන්නේ පෙර […]

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This Is What Justice Looks Like in Saudi Arabia One Sri Lankan housemaid has been saved from a stoning death—for now. Others are still dying.

Monday, December 21st, 2015

BY JONAH COHEN AND RAMYA CHAMALIE JIRASINGHE Courtesy NEW REPUBLIC December 21, 2015 A Sri Lankan woman sentenced to be stoned to death on charges of adultery has been granted a reprieve, but she is far from safe. Signal Beaten like slaves, treated like merchandise, these women are among the fortunate ones. Other young Sri Lankan […]

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X-files and excuses

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Editorial Island December 21, 2015, 7:27 pm Many thought the Jan. 08 regime change would pave the way for thorough probes into attacks on journalists and media institutions during the past few decades. But, regrettably, investigations into those dastardly incidents are being conducted very selectively. Media person, Pradeep Ekneligoda, disappeared and national rugby player, Wasim […]

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Exposing Sarath Fonseka වෙලේ විදානගේ නිර්වත.. හඩ පටිය සහිතයි

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Sri AV Tv network සරත් ෆොන්සේකා මහතා දැන් ඇවන්ට්ගාඩ් සමාගමට චෝදනා එල්ල කළද මීට පෙර ඔහුට රුපියල් මිලියන පනස් ගණනක් හා ජිප් දෙකක් ලබාදී ඇතැයි ඇවන්ට්ගාඩ් රැකියා අහිමි වූවන්ගේ සංගමයේ කැඳවුම්කරු කමල් ගමගේ මහතා පවසයි. ඇවන්ට්ගාඩ් රැකියා අහිමි වූවන්ගේ සංගමයේ වාර්ෂික සුහදහමුව අද (04) විහාර මහදේවි එළිමහන් රංග පීඨයේදී පැවැත්විණ. https://www.facebook.com/SriAvTvNetwork/videos/1016945108366473/ එහිදී එම සංගමයේ නියෝජිතයින් […]

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Concerned citizens address PM on Megapolis Plan

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Letter from Concerned Citizens Regarding the Proposed Western RegionMegapolis Development Plan (Courtesy Island) Dear Prime Minister, We welcome and laud the National Unity government’s efforts to initiate an integrated approach to the planned development of the Western Province including Colombo. We appreciate the potential for national economic and sustainable development that is inherent in well-planned urbanisation. […]

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Navy hands over Avant Garde business to Singapore and Malaysia : Whither Rajitha and Anura’s stinking patriotism ? -Navy loses Rs. 90 million foreign exchange after taking over

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Courtesy lankaenews.com (Lanka-e-News -18.Dec.2015, 9.50AM)  From the very outset Lanka e news had been exposing that the handing over of Avant Garde Co. to the Navy is a camouflage in order to cover the  evil design of Kili-Rajitha-Arjuna team to take over this most lucrative business of providing security to international commercial vessels . Recently , […]

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The Real Cost of Christmas for the Turkeys

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Rantings From a Virtual Soapbox A blog in support of animal and human rights and the environment Here in the UK an astonishing number of turkeys are killed each year. It is estimated that around 10 to 20 million turkeys are slaughtered in the UK every year just for Christmas –  in addition millions of other animals […]

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Sri Lanka inflation accelerates to 4.8-pct in November

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Courtesy LBO Dec 21, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s consumer prices rose 4.8 percent in the 12-months to November from a year earlier, from the 3.0 percent a month earlier, data from the state statistics office showed. Year on year inflation of Food Group has increased from 2.3 percent in October 2015 to 4.6 percent […]

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IMF bailout unavoidable next year: Prof. Sally

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Given the tight liquidity in capital markets due to the rise in global interest rates, a bail-out package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is unavoidable for Sri Lanka next year, according to Professor Razeen Sally, an economist with international repute. However, Professor Sally noted that the IMF lacks confidence over […]

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Onward Tamil Soldiers! Pirapāharan’s Inspiration remains Potent

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Michael Roberts, courtesy of Colombo Telegraph, 19 December 2015, where it appears under a different title.   Note that the images deployed here are not found in the CT version, where the  Bibliography is also less expansive. Do also attend to the reasons why I have expanded the Bibliography: viz., a desire to elaborate the concept of sacrificial devotion” ……. ……. […]

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ප්‍රෝටීන හා ෆෝටෝන

Monday, December 21st, 2015

නලින් ද සිල්වා  ඩී එස් සී උපාධිධාරී සේවාර්ජිත (සම්මානිත) මහාචාර්ය අශෝක අමරතුංග මහතා තමා වෙනත් අයකුගෙන් ගත් මත, අදහස් ආදිය විස්තරාත්මක පිටු අංක සහිත ව කීමට මැළිවෙයි. ඔහු පිටු අංක තබා මූලාශ්‍රයවත් පැහැදිලිව නො කියයි. ඔහු දැනට ඉදිරිපත් කරන ඊනියා ජීවිතයේ අරුත ගැන අදහස් මා කලින් ද සඳහන් කර ඇති පරිිදි බටහිර ලෝකයෙහි සාකච්ඡා කෙරී […]

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