Archive for March 11th, 2017

How rich & influential is the LTTE Diaspora kitty after LTTE defeat?

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge The business of terrorism has caused bloodshed and agony. It lasted 30 long years. While the innocent died, were maimed and continue to dress the wounds, the strategists, planners, fundraisers and propagandists continue to thrive plotting another debacle. Their endeavor is to continue to milk the LTTE cash cow kept alive by […]

More >

The Voices of threatened Buddhists must be heard at the UN Day of Vesak 2017 Conference

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

by Senaka Weeraratna Of all the international Buddhist Conferences held in Sri Lanka the one that stands out clearly above the rest is the Conference held in 1950, particularly because it led to the formation of the World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB). There was a huge need then for unity of all Buddhist schools and Dr. […]

More >

Israeli Lawmakers Advance Bill to Curb Loudspeakers in Muslim Call to Prayer

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

By NIRAJ CHOKSHI Courtesy The New York Times A bill that would regulate the traditional use of loudspeakers for the Muslim call to prayer passed its first legislative hurdle in Israel’s Parliament on Wednesday, provoking frustration and anger among some Arab lawmakers. One version of the bill would prohibit places of worship from using loudspeakers between […]

More >

USLA Wellington Spokesperson’s Report

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

 2016 April to 2017 March – Dr. Chula Rajapakse MNZM The year began with me being shown a picture of a car on a Wellington road , brazenly displaying a personalized plate bearing the letters , LTTE. Having come to NZ to escape from LTTE terror, I decided   that very evening to seek the withdrawal […]

More >

APPALLING SITUATION

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

By Dr. Tilak. S.Fernando During a visit to a local renowned supermarket last week I approached the ‘pharmacist’ to make enquires about an allopathic cardiac drug (RanCV500). A guy who did not appear to have any knowledge of the inquired medicine questioned me as to what the drug was prescribed for? Quite bemused by the […]

More >

Ex-Attorney General In Hot Water For Favouring Ravi Karunanayake In Money Laundering Case

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Courtesy Colombo Telegraph Former Attorney General Yuvanjana Wijayatilake has been accused of abusing his office and for unethically granting favours to Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake. In a letter addressed to the Chairman of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery and Corruption (CIABOC) yesterday, Nagananda Kodituwakku, an Attorney-at-Law and Public Interest Litigation Activist claimed that Wijayatilake had abused his […]

More >

Let’s learn from South Korea

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Editorial Courtesy The Island March 10, 2017, 9:24 pm Some French voters, fed up with their leaders, especially the candidates in the presidential race, recently chose to give vent to their pent-up anger in an unusual manner. They launched a campaign to invite former US President Barack Obama to run for President in their country! They […]

More >

Distorting Thirukkural in a bid to justify cruelty to animals

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Maneka Gandhi Courtesy The Island March 10, 2017, 9:20 pm In all the recent sound and fury about Jallikattu, many people from Tamil Nadu quoted the Thirukkural to justify their support to this horrendous cruelty to helpless animals. In fact, after it was forcibly restarted by a very strange notification by the state governor, who overrode two judgments […]

More >

Who are the Sinhalese?

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

By Gamini Gunawardane Courtesy The Island An interesting question arose at a recent Royal Asiatic Society’s Monthly Lecture, delivered by H. L. D. Mahindapala now resident Australia, on the topic: “The Last King of Jaffna was a Sinhalese Buddhist”. At the end of Mahindapala’s presentation, during the question time, a young member of the audience raised […]

More >

Bonds of the crooked and privileged

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

By Lucien Rajakarunanayake March 10, 2017, 9:25 pm Haven’t you heard enough of these bonds? Depends on what bonds, you are talking about; there could be some bonds one may like. I mean the bonds we hear and read about every day – these big money bonds. You mean the Central Bank and Treasury bond […]

More >

15,000 ක ත්‍රස්තවාදි බල ඇණියක් පැය 48 ක් තුළ ක්‍රියාත්මක වීමේ අවදානමක්…දෙමළ ඩයස්පෝරාව යළි ක්‍රියාත්මකයි “කොටියා අළු ගසා දමා නැගිටිනවා “

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

lankanewsalert.com නැවත වරක් දරුණු ත්‍රස්තවාදයේ සෙවණැලි රට තුළ මතුවී ඇති බවත්,එවැනි ප්‍රපාතයකට රට ඇද දැමුවේ වත්මන් ආණ්ඩුව බව,රියර් අද්මිරාල්(විශ්‍රාමික) ආචාර්‍ය සරත් විරසේකර පවසනවා.අද (02) ශ්‍රි ලංකා පොදු ජන පෙරමුණේ පක්ෂ කාර්යාලයේ පැවති ප්‍රවෘත්ති සාකච්ඡාවකට එක් වෙමින් ඒ මහතා මේ බව සදහන් කළා.බුද්ධි අංශ සහ හමුදාව දේශද්‍රෝහින් ලෙස දෙමළ ඩයස්පෝරාවේ උවමනාව මත හංවඩු ගසමින් රජය කටයුතු […]

More >

Copyright © 2017 LankaWeb.com. All Rights Reserved. Powered by Wordpress