Archive for February 28th, 2016

Capitulating to India on fishing issue

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Editorial Courtesy The Sunday Times Last week, our INSIGHT team went to the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) that separates Sri Lanka from India to follow up on an earlier investigation into the continuing rape of the country’s sea resources — the fish and the environment — by illegal Indian fishing expeditions. This was hardly […]

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American presidential election and Sri Lanka’s international investigation

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Dr. S. I. Keethaponcalan is Chair of the Conflict Resolution Department, Salisbury University, Maryland Courtesy: www.eurasiareview.com The traffic from Washington, D.C to Colombo has increased dramatically in 2015. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Sri Lanka in May. The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power was in the country in November. Ambassador Thomas […]

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Of Traitors and Dictators

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Mahadenamutta Courtesy The Nation These days Prime Minister RanilWickremesinghe is an angry man. He is particularly piqued at those who criticise the proposed Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) with India. He takes every opportunity to take a swipe at them, even calling them ‘traitors’. A trade union representing doctors and some media outlets have been […]

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President, Premier, Finance Minister to hold crisis talks tomorrow over fertilizer issue

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

By Kasun Warakapiriya Courtesy The Sunday Times Government leaders, including President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake, will hold a crisis meeting tomorrow to find an urgent solution to the fertilizer issue, Agriculture Minister Duminda Dissanayake said. He said his ministry arranged the meeting as farmers from several parts of the […]

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GURU ( TEACHERS) ,GOVI (FARMERS) ,WEDA ( DOCTORS) ,SANGA ( BUDDHIST PRIESTS) – ARE WE ANTOGONIZING ALL OF THEM????

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Dr Sarath Obeysekera S W R D Bandaranayake rode on all above four horses and won the election and came to power despite the fact that his life was commuted prematurely by a member of Sangha . Today there may not be danger that Sangha will commit such heinous crime ,though Sinha- Le might plan […]

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We must have some scientific ideas about the food we eat such as chicken, pork and beef

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Dr Hector Perera       London The bacteria campylobacter contaminated 70 per cent of fresh shop-bought chickens stocked by major retailers. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) said the cumulative results from the first two quarters of its year-long survey of fresh chickens found 70 per cent tested positive for the presence of campylobacter, up from 59 per cent in […]

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Remembering Bodhi (Dr. Buddhadasa Bodhinayake)

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

  By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Courtesy The Island One year has passed since your demise on the 4th of March 2015, yet it is just like yesterday! Your friends and old contemporaries in the medical faculty still remember how you campaigned against sadistic ragging practices by senior students at the University. Subsequently you formed The […]

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Response to Tisaranee Gunasekera Contra “Sinha Le, Anyone?”

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

by Vinod Moonesinghe Courtesy The Island February 27, 2016, 8:37 pm Back in the day when President Premadasa by-passed obvious contenders for the post of Research Director of the People’s Bank and awarded the sinecure to TisaraneeGunasekera, many people believed that she was of scholarly substance. It is unfortunate indeed that she writes articles of the […]

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ඕල්වේස් බ්‍රේක්ඩවුන්

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

ධර්මන් වික‍්‍රමරත්න ‘යහපාලන’ ආණ්ඩුවට අදට දින 414කි. පාරක් තොටක් අළුතින් හදන්නට හිතලවත් නැත. ලැම්බෝගිනි සහ රත්තරං අශ්වයින් වෙනුවට හමුවුනේ ලිමෝසින් වර්ගයේ පූසන්ය. තොරතුරු පනත ආගිය අතක් නැත. එහෙත් ඉන්දීය සරණ යන ඉට්කා ගිවිසුමක් ඇත. උතුරායන මෛත්‍රියෙන් සපිරිගෙට ගිය දෙමළ බෙදුම්වාදී කොටි නිදහස්ය. හමුදා බුද්ධි අංශ නිලධාරින් සහ සෙබළුන් ඇතුළේය. දෙස බස රැස අනතුරකය. අනං මනං […]

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මෛත්‍රීගෙන් නාමල්ට පණිවිඩයක් -නාමල් බෑ කියයි…

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

LNW SPY  තාත්තා ඇතුලු පවුලේ අනිකුත් සමාජිකයන් අත් අඩංගුවට ගැනිම වලක්වා ගැනිමට කැමත්තක්  ඇත්නම් වහාම තමන් සමග එක්විමට කටයුතු කරන ලෙස බෙදුම්වාදී,ලැජ්ජාවක් නැති සිංගප්පූරුවේ ඇවිද ඇවිද ආතල් ගන්නා ජනපති මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී නාමල් රාජපක්ෂ මහතාට දුමින්ද දිසානායක අතේ පණිවිඩයක් යවා ඇති බව අනාවරණය වි තිබේ. අදාළ පණිවිඩයට අනුව ඉද හිට විසිකරන දෙයක් කා ජිවත් […]

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කෝපායි සිට කොළඹට මාරු කළ 51 වැනි බළසේනාවේ සෙන්පතියා

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

කීර්ති වර්ණකුලසූරිය උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින 2015 සැප්තැම්බර් 15 දා ජිනීවා මානව හිමිකම් කොමසාරිස්‌ සෙයිද් රාද් හුසේන් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට එරෙහි පිටුq 251 ක ඒකපාක්‍ෂික පරීක්‍ෂණ වාර්තාව ප්‍රකාශයට පත් කරනු ලැබීය. මේ වාර්තාවේ 26 වැනි පිටුවේ 54 වැනි සේනාංකය භාරව සිටි එවකට බ්‍රිගේඩියර්-වරයකු වූ චාගි ගාල්ලගේ ඇතුළු වන්නි හමුදා නායකයන්ගේ නම් කූට ලෙස සඳහන් කර තිබුණි. ඊට පෙර […]

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