Archive for July 5th, 2016

UNHRC – Modern Incarnation of Christian Inquisition: Sri Lanka case

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Shenali D Waduge We are trying our best to understand the mentality behind the manner that the UN & its bodies function. The stark bias is nothing no one can today ignore. The callous manner that the UN blatantly ignores crimes committed by a handful of very powerful nations while allowing these very nations to […]

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Zeid chants separatist mantra

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

By Shivanthi Ranasinghe Courtesy  CeylonToday Brexit had consumed local media, especially after Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. In Sri Lanka too, politicians, professionals and other pundits are as intensively divided into ‘doom’ and ‘boom’ camps as the British. Five days later, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein renewed its […]

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Letter on the Canadian Prime Minister and his Liberal Government

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Asoka Weerasinghe Ottawa, Canada Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .K1J 6G1 . Canada Canada Day, 2016, 12:24 PM Her Excellency Shelley Whiting, High Commissioner of Canada in Sri Lanka Canada House. 5th Lane Colombo 3, Sri Lanka. His Excellency, Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka Dear High Commissioner Shelley Whiting: I just […]

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නොතේරෙන නිසාම අසමි…..

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

තේජා ගොඩකන්දෙආරච්චි පලාත් පාලන මැතිවරණය 2017 සිංහල අවුරුද්දට පෙර පවත්වන බව ඇමති ෆයිසර් මුස්තාපා අවසානයේදී ස්ථිරවම ප්‍රකාශ කලේය. ඒ දිනවලම මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ සමග අලුත් බලවේගයක් ගොඩනැගීම ඌව පලාතෙන් ආරම්භ කරන ලදී. ඇත්ත වශයෙන්ම මේ මුලු කාලය පුරා රාජපක්ෂ පිල අකර්මන්‍යව සිටියේ නැත. ඔවුහු දිගින් දිගටම තම ප්‍රතිරූපය ගොඩනගා ගැන්මෙහි යෙදී සිටියහ. මේ අතර නව රජය […]

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 දේශපාලන පඹයා සහ පඹයාගේ දේශපාලනය

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

මතුගම සෙනෙවිරුවන්    සකලයන් නැතිනම් කුරුල්ලන්ගෙන් කෙත්වතු ආරක්ෂා කරගන්නට පැරණි ගොවියන් තමන්ගේ කුඹුරේ පඹයෙක් සිටවූ බව අසා ඇත්තෙමු. කෙතේ ගොඩගසා ඇති පිදුරු වලින් පුරවන ලද මේ පඹයාට මුළුතැන් ගෙයින් ඉවත් කළ හැලියක් ඔළුවක් වෙයි. ඒ නිසා මේ පඹයාට හැලිකටා නමින් ද ව්‍යවහාරයක් වෙයි. පඹයා ගේ කාර්යය කෙත රැකීමයි. ගොවියා සැම විටම කෙතේ නොසිටින බැවින් මේ […]

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UNP CAMPAIGNING FOR NEW MEMBERS IN  A THREE WHEELER  ( TUK TUK) !

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Do you know how three wheelers came to Sri Lanka and when ? My driver who is an ardent UNP supported who was working closely with Siri Kotha tells  me that first Three Wheeler ( Tuk Tuk ) was brought to Sri Lank by UNP paid by Sri Kotha ( party office […]

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A well-known herbicide finds  re-approval  by the European Union, while “Toxin-free” Sri Lanka continues to  throttle  its  farmers.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Chandre Dharmawardana, Canada. Last year the Yahapalanaya leaders, flush with electoral victory banned Glyphosate, the well-trusted but controversial herbicide, heralding their “toxin-free nation” policy announced with much fanfare. The government hopes to replace modern agriculture with “traditional agriculture”, based on “traditional seeds” and “traditional farming methods” that do not use modern technology, chemical fertilizers, insecticides […]

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Buddhist-Muslim Violence in South and South-East Asia: The Local Becomes Regional, or a Clash of Civilizations?

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

by Bruno Marshall Shirley, International Policy Digest, 29 Jun 2016 United Nations, New York — This month the UN released a report addressing serious” human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar at the hands of the Buddhist majority, and the two-year anniversary of Sri Lanka’s deadly Aluthgama and Dharga Town riots, allegedly incited by Buddhist […]

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Are Sri Lanka’s Cricketing Woes Compounded Through Mismanagement, Lack of Application And Team Selection ?

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Top Spin By Suni July 6th 2016 It must be a sorry state of affairs when a team such as Sri Lanka appears to be full of woes and under performing today much to the chagrin and heartaches of adoring fans and there appears to be many deciding factors contributing to this demise. A team […]

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FM Samaraweera accused of acting contrary to the Constitution

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Courtesy The Island July 5, 2016, 7:41 am The Global Sri Lanka Forum (GSLF) has accused Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera of reaching agreements and understanding with a section of the international community at the expense of Sri Lanka’s interests. The GSLF has, in a letter to foreign missions of countries represented at the Geneva-based United […]

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Did Sri Lanka commit ‘war crimes’? International Legal luminary Sir Desmond de Silva says NO.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Shenali D Waduge The legal opinion of Sir Desmond de Silva covers all areas of allegation against the Sri Lankan Army and takes every leaf of relevant international law relevant to war crimes and clearly establishes why Sri Lanka cannot be accused of committing war crimes. Even individual soldier misbehaviour he says can be dealt […]

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ETCA Will Destroy Lankan Economy Along With Businesses of UNP, TNA and SLMC Supporters

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Dilrook Kannangara Already the nation is in financial, balance of payment and debt crisis. There is not enough foreign currency to pay for imports and repay loans and interest. It is unwise to enter into a trade agreement with India under these conditions as it will worsen these crises. Since signing the FTA with India […]

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There was no War in Sri Lanka therefore there were neither war crimes nor violation  of human rights.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

By Charles.S.Perera The Prince Zeid bin ra’ad Al Hussain, as an intelligent man if using his unbiased mind may understand why Sri Lanka has neither committed war crimes nor violated human rights. It was because there was never a war in Sri Lanka. Wars are between countries and bombs and gunfire from the warring parties […]

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Dr Coomaraswamy responds to claims over ties with Rajaratnam

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Courtesy Adaderana Dr Indrajit Coomaraswamy says that his primary responsibility as the governor is to uphold the reputation and credibility of the central bank, one of the very great intuitions of the country. I intend to do my best to make sure that this organisation’s reputation, prestige, credibility is upheld, he said addressing his first […]

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CBSL’s new Governor outlines Bank’s prime aims in address to staff

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

By Hiran H.Senewiratne Courtesy The Island The new Governor of the Central Bank Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy said that the primary objectives of the Bank will be to ensure macro-economic and local financial stability. “During Sri Lanka’s post-independence history, politics have interfered in economics. The Central Bank needs to convince politicians that good economics is good politics […]

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කොටි රාජ්රත්නම්ගේ ලේකම්ට මහ බැංකුව බාර දීම නරියට කුකුල්ලූ බාර දුන්නා වගේ..

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

lanka C news රට තුළ බලයේ සිටින අයගේ වැරදිවලට නීතිය ක‍්‍රියාත්මක නොවන නමුත් ආණ්ඩුවට අභියෝගයක් වන ජාතිකවාදී, ප‍්‍රගතිශිලී නායකයන් කවර වරදක් හෝ පෙරට දමා සිරගත කරන මෙහෙයුමක් ක‍්‍රියාත්මක වන බව ජාතික නිදහස් පෙරමුණේ නායක, විමල් වීරවංශ මහතා පෙන්වා දෙයි. ජාතික නිදහස් පෙරමුණේ ප‍්‍රචාරක ලේකම්, හිටපු පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත‍්‍රී මොහොමඞ් මුසම්මිල් මහතාට එරෙහි නඩුව කොටුව මහේස්ත‍්‍රාත් අධිකරණයේදී […]

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Gammanpila questions new CB Governor’s integrity

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

The Courtesy Daily Mirror Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) General Secretary Udaya Gammanpila today said they had no doubt about new Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy’s capabilities since he was an experienced and a qualified person, but they had questions about his integrity. He was charged in an insider trading case. Founder of the Galleon […]

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