Archive for September 6th, 2016

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon is a disgrace to Asia being a bootlicker of Western Imperialists

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Shenali D Waduge The West will shower praise as Ban Ki Moon steps down after serving two terms as the Secretary General of the UN. Of course the West has much to thank Ban Ki Moon for. He has been a willing minion and slavish compliant for West’s agendas. He is all that Asian leaders […]

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Can you name… Signature Tunes of Radio Ceylon..

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

History of Radio Ceylon Broadcasting on an experimental basis was started in Ceylon by the Telegraph Department in 1923, just three years after the inauguration of broadcasting in Europe. Gramophone music was broadcast from a tiny room in the Central Telegraph Office with the aid of a small transmitter built by the Telegraph Department engineers […]

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Adopt national trade policy

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

By Niranjala Ariyawansha Courtesy Ceylon Today United Professionals Movement (UPM) warns Sri Lanka that signing the Economic and Technological Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) with India, a country with a systematic national trade policy, will definitely make Sri Lanka face irreversible dangerous repercussions. UPM has urged the government to plan a trade policy, which the country lacks since […]

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Missed Opportunities War crimes

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island September 6, 2016, 7:13 pm In the wake of UNSG Ban Ki-moon reiterating his commitment to Geneva-led accountability process, we should re-examine Sri Lanka’s response to war crime allegations. Let me first, mention specific allegations directed at the previous government after the war ended in May 2009. Sri Lanka paid […]

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Maj. Gen denies Moon’s genocide claims

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

by Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island September 6, 2016, 10:23 pm Former General Officer Commanding elite 53 Division Maj. General (retd) Kamal Gunaratne, whose troops killed LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran and some of the latter’s top lieutenants during the final confrontation on the morning of May 19, 2009 has strongly disputed UNSG Ban Ki-moon’s comparison of […]

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Who monitors the monitors? – III

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

By Neville Ladduwahetty Courtesy The Island September 6, 2016, 7:46 pm The admission by the United Nation’s Secretary General (UNSG) Ban Ki Moon during his visit to Sri Lanka from 31 August to 2 September 2016 that the UN “made big mistakes” and “…learned very hard lessons” in Sri Lanka is in keeping with the traditions […]

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Thajudeen case: Canadian experts say CCTV footage unclear

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Nirangi Abeywickreme Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Forensic Video and Surveillance Technology Laboratory – British Columbia Laboratory in Canada has informed the Colombo Magistrate Court that the CCTV footage in connection with the murder of rugger player Mohammed Thajudeen were not clear and as such its experts are unable to come to a conclusion in connection […]

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රාජපක්ස ගෙන් පලිගන්න ගිහින්  රට අගාදියට ඇද දමන  සිරිසේන, රනිල්, චන්ද්‍රිකා  කල්ලිය.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

චාර්ල්ස්  එස්  පෙරේරා විසිනි ගුත්තිල පඬිතුමා  මුසිල නම් බාලයෙකුට විනා වැයීම උගන්වා ඔහුට රජ මාලිගාවේ සන්ගීතගායන පදවිය  ලබා දුන්නාට  පසු කෙලෙහිගුණ නොදත් මූසිලයා මහලුවියට පත් ගුත්තිල පඬිතුමා පරදවා එතුමාගේ තැන ගන්න ගුත්තිල පඬිතුමාට සංගීත  තරඟයකට පැමිනෙනලෙස ආරාධනය කලා.  එදා මහලුවියේ සිටි ගුත්තිල පඬිතුමා සංගීත තරඟයකට කෙසේනම් මුහුනදෙන්නේදැයි නොදැන අසරණව සිටියේ. නමුත් එදා ඒ තරඟය පටන්ගැන්මේදී […]

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Question to Tamils & UN/IC: Give examples of discrimination to only Tamils. Tell us what Sinhalese & Muslims enjoy which is not legally given to Tamils in Sri Lanka?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Shenali D Waduge Question to Tamils & UN/IC: Give examples of discrimination to only Tamils. Tell us what Sinhalese & Muslims enjoy which is not legally given to Tamils in Sri Lanka? Discrimination is the basis on which the Tamil politicians are arguing he need for a separate state and to rule their own. The […]

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Accountability probe by the UNSG

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Dr D.Chandraratna, Perth The editorial in the Island (3/10) on the visit of the UNSG was indignant enough to provoke thinking. The thinking alone, if not the SG’s probe, hopefully will bring some consolation to the suffering inflicted on citizens, not only Tamils, by the LTTE whose political foot soldiers were the TNA. Placed in […]

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සංහිදියාව රකින්න ඕනෑ දකුණේ අපි විතරද.. – ප‍්‍රසන්න ජනපතිගෙන් කෙලින්ම අසයි..

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

lanka C news පසුගිය ජනාධිපතිවරණය ජයග‍්‍රහණය වෙනුවෙන් කටයුතු කල දෙමළ ජාතික සංධාන මන්තී‍්‍රවරුන් අද අමු අමුවේ සංහිදියාව කඩද්දී මුණිවත රකින්නේ එදා දැක්වූ සහයෝගයට ප‍්‍රති උපකාරයක් ලෙසදැයි ජනතාව තුළ සැක ඇතිව තිබෙන බව ඒකාබද්ද විපක්‍ෂයේ කැදවුම්කරැ පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත‍්‍රී ප‍්‍රසන්න රණතුංග මහතා ජනාධිපති මෛත‍්‍රිපාල සිරිනේ මහතා වෙත ලිපියක් යොමු කරමින් කියා සිටී මේ බව සදහන් කරමින් ඔහු […]

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Lawyer files FR petition on safeguarding, fostering Buddha Sasana

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Courtesy The Daily Mirror  In the foremost interest of the Buddha Sasanaya and its affairs a lawyer activist yesterday filed a fundamental rights petition seeking to safeguard and foster the Buddha Sasana against any attack or threats. Petitioner N. Dharshana Weraduwage said his petition had been filed in the backdrop of the recent vandalism of […]

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President Sirisena a Terminator sent by UNP- PHU

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

  Lahiru Pothmulla Courtesy The Daily Mirror The decision of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) to contest the local government elections by on its own might backfire, the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) said today. PHU General Secretary MP Udaya Gammanpila said it was not the practice of the SLFP to form a Government alone. Except in […]

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Ford Mustang bought with vehicle permit- MR

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Courtesy The Daily Mirror  The Ford Mustang found by the FCID yesterday was brought with parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa’s vehicle permit and a bank loan, Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said. The car suspected to be owned by the parliamentarian, in 2010, was found by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division yesterday in Kaduwela. Speaking to the media […]

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Chasing the IIT dream across Palk Bay

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

MEERA SRINIVASAN Courtesy The Hindu As IITs open gates to international students, many in Sri Lanka are gearing up for the entrance tests to get into them. ​​After completing her AS levels (Class 11) at a Colombo school, Sasmithaa Manickam is exploring options in higher education. If her dream materialises, she might, in a couple of […]

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Police form special investigative team to probe Sri Lankan envoy assault

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

BY HARIZ MOHD  Courtesy NEW STRAITS TIMES PETALING JAYA: Selangor police have set up a special investigation team to probe Sunday’s assault on Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Malaysia Ibrahim Sahib Ansar at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). Selangor police chief Datuk Abdul Samah Mat said they have also acquired a three-day remand order against five […]

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While India struggles with a million malaria cases a year, Sri Lanka has eradicated the deadly disease

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Posted by Yashaswani Sehrawat Courtesy India Today  The World Health Organization on Monday certified Sri Lanka as a malaria-free nation, in what it called a “truly remarkable” achievement. New Poll Suggests Americans Want Third Party Candidates at Debates According to a new public opinion poll, voters want to see other parties represented in the upcoming presidential […]

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