Archive for January 15th, 2016

Buddhist world must help stop political-Christian agenda to displace Buddhism’s historical place in Sri Lanka through new constitution

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Shenali D Waduge Buddhism came to Sri Lanka by royal invitation. Buddhism was followed by Sinhala Buddhists and respected by Tamil Hindus. 180 rulers of the Sinhale nation ruled following the Dasa–Raja–Dhamma: The ‘Ten Royal Virtues’. No politician (local or foreign), the UN, NGOs on payroll or heads of Abrahamic religions have any right to […]

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A REBUTTAL TO THE OHCHR REPORT, 1:  OUTRIGHT LIES

Friday, January 15th, 2016

DHARSHAN WEERASEKERA To my knowledge, the Government has to date not commissioned an official assessment of the OHCHR report (also called the OISL report) or at any rate if it has, such report is not available to the public.[1]  And yet, one reads in the newspapers that the Government is about to start ‘the consultation […]

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Former Indian High Commissioner‘s tongue in cheek comment

Friday, January 15th, 2016

RANJITH SOYSA As reported in Sunday Island of 10th instant former High Commissioner for India. Gopalkrishna Gandhi has subscribed to the view that a large scale killings (by the defence forces) have taken place during the last period of the war including the killing of Prabahkaran’s son. He has also advised Sri Lanka that war […]

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CONCEPTS THAT CANNOT BE RECONCILED

Friday, January 15th, 2016

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando  Recently in Kegalle, President Maithripala Sirisena his willingness to totally prohibit tobacco and alcohol sale if not for the fact that his government would be overthrown by the opposition political parties. He reconfirmed his ambition a few days ago by stating growing of tobacco will be completely stopped in Sri […]

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The holy vs the unholy

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Editorial Courtesy The Island January 15, 2016, 9:13 am An economic crisis is looming. Foreign reserves are dwindling and the rupee is tumbling. The educated youth are demanding jobs. Educational institutions, especially universities, are starved of funds. State-run hospitals are experiencing drug shortages. The cost of living has reached the stratosphere with people struggling to make […]

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පොලිස් කෝලම

Friday, January 15th, 2016

ධර්මන් වික‍්‍රමරත්න මූලික මිනිස් අයිතීන් සුරකිමට ආරම්භ කරන ලද ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොලිසියට දැන් වසර 150 සපිරෙන්නේ ලබන සැප්තැම්බර් 5වැනිදාය. පොලිසිය යන ඉංග්‍රීසි නම හැදී ඇත්තේ ආචාරශීලි, යටහත්, පක්ෂපාතී, බුද්ධිමත්, ධෛර්යවන්ත සහ කාර්යශූර යන වචනවල ඉංග්‍රීසි මුල් අකුරු වලිනි. අතීතයේ කෝලම් නැටුම් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ජනප්‍රිය කලා අංගයකි. කෝලම් නැටුම්වල ප්‍රථමයෙන් කෝලමේ වේදිකාවේ නට නටා යයි. ඉන් […]

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පොල් ගෙඩිය සමග වැටීම

Friday, January 15th, 2016

නලින් ද සිල්වා  ඩී එස් සී උපාධිධාරි සේවාර්ජිත (සම්මානිත) මහාචාර්ය අශෝක අමරතුංග මහතා යුදෙවු ක්‍රිස්තියානි සංකල්පයක් වූ ජීවිතයේ අරමුණ ඇතැම් බටහිර විද්‍යාඥයන් කියා ඇති ආකාරයට විශ්වයේ යහපත සඳහා ජාන ප්‍රවර්ධනය බව කීමට විදුසර පුවත්පතෙහි පිටු නාස්ති කරයි. ඔහු දැන් ප්‍රෝටින නැමුම ගැන කතාකිරීමට තව තවත් අනවශ්‍ය තොරතුරු පාඨකයාට පටවයි. ඔහුට දැනට ඒ කරගෙන යෑමට ඉඩ […]

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Were The Lankan Cricketers Castigated Needlessly Through Wicked Innuendo Just Because The Kiwis Were Simply Better.

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Top Spin  By Suni  January 17th 2016 The New Zealand Herald just yesterday has asked “Has an over-enthusiastic, flamboyant Sri Lankan sports minister under pressure to fix the national cricket team got the wrong end of the stick?” This seems a very valid question in view of the stories floating around about excessive partying and […]

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