Archive for April 5th, 2016

Wigneswaran puts tiger out of the bag: Warnings for the Constitutional Assembly

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Shenali D Waduge  There is an ongoing case filed by a petitioner who claims the ITAK constitution’s aims and objectives seeks a confederation to eventually separate. It is an invaluable and important case. Chief Minister Wigneswaran in an interview to an Indian newspaper says TNA wishes for ‘self-rule’ citing the Tamils are the majority in […]

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Cocos Islands Mutiny of Sri Lankan soldiers in 1942 in support of liberation of Sri Lanka by Japan

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

The fall of Singapore blasted myths of British invincibility Cocos Islands Mutiny  The Cocos Islands Mutiny was a failed mutiny by Sri Lankan servicemen on the then-British Cocos (Keeling) Islands during the Second World War. The mutineers were to seize control of the islands, disable the British garrison and transfer the islands to the Empire […]

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බහුසංස්කෘතික බහුබූතය 4

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

නලින් ද සිල්වා මේ ලිපි පෙළ කියවන බුද්ධිමත් පාඨකයනට මා කියන්නේ කුමක් ද යන්න දැනටමත් පැහැදිලි වී ඇතැයි සිතමි. මේ ලිපි පෙළ ඇරඹුනේ මිනිසුන්ගේ සමානකම් ගැන ලියූ ලිපියකිනි. අද බටහිර ලෝකය විසින් අප මත පටවන පට්ටපල් බොරු අතර අපි මෙහි දී ඉන් දෙකක් විමසමු. එකක් නම් සියළු මිනිසුන් නීතිය ඉදිරියේ සමානය යන්න ය. දෙවැනි පට්ටපල් […]

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බහුසංස්කෘතික බහුබූතය 3

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

නලින් ද සිල්වා කිසිම රටක වාසය කරන ජනතාව සංස්කෘතික වශයෙන් සමජාතීය නො වෙයි. අද ලංකාවේ සිංහල ජාතිය සමග දෙමළ, මුස්ලිම්, මැලේ, වැදි ආදී ජනවර්ග වාසය කරති. ඒ ඒ අයගේ සංස්කෘති වෙනස් වෙයි. එහෙත් මේ සියළු දෙනාට ම සංස්කෘතික මහා පොදු සාධකයක් වෙයි. මැලේ හා වැදි ජනතාව ක්‍රමයෙන් සිංහල බවට පත්වෙමින් සිටිති. අනෙක් අතට සිංහලයන් අතර […]

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The Portuguese encounter – a reign of terror – 1505 to 1658

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

by Mallika Wanigasundara It was a scholarly odyssey into the past of Portuguese where destruction of non-Catholic places of worship was carried out by the Portuguese conquerors of Ceylon between 1505 and 1658 in the name of the service of God and the love of Christ. The year 2005 marks the 500th year after the […]

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Hindu temples in British Ceylon

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

By KAMALIKA PIERIS April 5, 2016, 6:16 pm The British rulers gave special recognition to the three religions that believed in God, namely Christianity, Islam and Hinduism. Churches, mosques and kovils came up all over the island. Hindu temples were constructed on an unprecedented scale in the 19th century. The American missionaries in Jaffna had […]

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දැලි පිහියෙන් කිරි කෑම(Eating Curd with Shaving Knife). 

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

 By Orpheus Perera Is a new program launched by Adadderana. During the first program, ex-Police Spokesperson Rohana raised a good question about how western journalist reported incidents in Brussels and Paris compared with how such incidents, that take place in Sri Lanka were reported worldwide. Only few of Sri Lankan people know that the world […]

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Asgiriye Mahanayake position

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Ratanapala 5 Apr 2016 The position of the Mahnayake of the Asgiriya Chapter of the Siyam Nikaya will be decided in the next couple of days.  I am sure the Buddhists of Sri Lanka would want to see a more energetic and patriotic Buddhist Priest will come to give pride and stature to this exalted […]

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UROPATHY AND GAU MUTRA

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

By Dr. Tilak S Fernando Who would think that cow urine (Gau Mutra) would be sold openly in London? It has been detected by the UK’s Food Standards Agency and gone viral in the UK media. According to the European Union Regulations, farm animal products such as urine and faeces are forbidden to enter the […]

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French, UN troops accused of horrendous abuse in CAR

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Courtesy PressTV French troops and UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) are facing extremely troubling” allegations of abusing the local population. The United Nations said in a statement on Wednesday that a UN team has received accounts that French troops, known as the Sangaris, forced girls to engage in sexual acts with animals […]

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Catholic Church against progress in Sri Lanka – Blessed are the Meek!

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Ratanapala 5 Apr 2016 Time and time again the Catholic Church comes to the forefront against any work of progressive nature in Sri Lanka. First it was the Norochcholai Coal Power Plant in Puttlam. Now it is the Port City Project! Against the Norochcholai Coal Power Project the Catholic Church had many misgivings, similar to […]

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