Archive for May 18th, 2016

A citizen’s response to a recent ‘feature article’ in a Sri Lankan national daily

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

By Rohana R. Wasala Following is a slightly edited version of a ‘letter to the editor’ that I sent to the under-mentioned recipient. Since s/he seems to have found it too long to accommodate in the valued columns of that paper, I decided to seek the indulgence of the Lankaweb. Editor Daily News Sir/Madam, This refers […]

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MR: It was a privilege to defeat LTTE

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Courtesy The Island Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, in a hard hitting statement yesterday blasted the authorities for releasing hardcore LTTEers numbering a few hundred, while armed forces personnel were being arrested and held continuously without bail. “My government did not try to exact revenge from LTTE cadres captured at the end of the war. We […]

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Cutting of the ancient Divrungala Bodhi tree

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Bandu de Silva It is not only Sinhale Jatika Savidhanaya that should be concerened as reported in Hiru, but the entire nation. There is documentation of the protest made by the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka which even held a Seminar to discuss the issue of inauguration of this Sita Maha Devi project jointly […]

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පොඩි සේකර

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග පොඩි සේකර කොලොන්ගොඩ ග්‍රාමීය රෝහලේ සේවය කල උපස්ථායකවරයෙකි. ඔහුගේ පුතුන් දෙදෙනා හමුදාවේ සේවය කලහ​. 1996 දී රිවිරැස ක්‍රියාන්විතයේදී ඔහුගේ පුතෙක් ජීවිතක්‍ෂයට පත් වූයෙන් අප මළගමට ගියෙමු. පොඩි සේකරගේ පුතා ශ්‍රී ලංකා යුද හමුදාවේ සාමාන්‍ය සෙබලෙකු වූ අතර මරණින් පසු ලාන්ස් කෝප්‍රල් තනතුරට උසස් කොට තිබුනි. ඔහුගේ දේහය මිනී පෙට්ටියක බහා පොඩි […]

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COMPARISON OF POLITICAL MENTALITY

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Queen Elizabeth II, who has been the Head of Britain for several decades, turned 90 years old on 21 April 2016. As a ruler, she is an exceptional woman of strength and stamina who still chooses to reign and shine by living a simple life for many heads of States […]

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ACWBC Panel Discussion

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

A Panel Discussion with illustrations on Prof. G.P. Malalasekera A Panel Discussion with illustrations on Prof. G.P. Malalasekera will be held on Tuesday 24th May at 5.00 p.m. at All Ceylon Women’s Buddhist Congress, 400 Bauddhaloka Mawatha Colombo 07. The speakers will be: Mr. Wijaya Malalasekera – My father K.N.O Dharmadasa – Prof Malasekera as […]

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