Archive for April 15th, 2017

NEC proposes School education be truncated at Gr. 12

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Dr Sudath Gunasekara 15.4.2017 I would like you to draw your  attention to this news item and then read my observations below. The National Education Commission appointed to make policy proposals on education has proposed that the school education be truncated at Grade 12 and admit children to school at the age of 4+ as […]

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Why Systematic Rape of Tamil Women Never Occurred: Very High Prevalence of AIDS and Other STIs in War Torn North

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Kumar Moses Security forces personnel were warned by the hierarchy well in advance not to engage in any sexual activity including consensual sexual activity with Tamil women in Jaffna, Batticaloa and especially Vanni. This is because of feared very high prevalence of AIDS and other STIs among them. AIDS scare hit Sri Lanka in the […]

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letter to Mayor John Tory on his visit to Sri Lanka’s North

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada 14 April 2017 Mayor John Tory City Hall, 2nd Floor 100 Queen Street W Toronto, On. M5H 2N2 Dear Mayor John Tory: I wish you a Happy Sinhala &  Tamil New Year. Your personal observation piece on Sri Lanka in the Toronto Star, ‘The quest […]

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Are we a  Reckless and Profligate Nation?

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Dr  Upatissa  Pethiyagoda. You may call it foresight, development, modernization, progress or whatever self-satisfying term that you like. I call it reckless profligacy, and I shall attempt to tell you why. But first, we are broke and possibly soon join the ranks of defaulters”, our exports (Tea Rubber and Coconuts) are as habitual, in the […]

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OPEN LETTER TO HE THE PRESIDENT.MINISTER OF MEGAPOLIS ,MINISTER OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT AND CHIEF MINISTER –WESTERN PROVINCIAL COUNCIL… SOLUTION TO EMERGENCY SITUATION IN MEETHOTLAMULLE ………..

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

  Dr Sarath Obeysekera Dear Sirs I have written about the garbage problem and a tangible solution many times and I predicted that this will happen I am writing again with a solution ……….. There is no solution unless we dump garbage into the Sea  !!!!!! Quote GARBAGE DISPOSAL EMERGENCY SITUATION AND ACTION PLAN GARBAGE […]

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සුපිරි බෝම්බයේ මානව අයිතිවාසිකම්

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

නලින් ද සිල්වා එක්සත් රාජ්‍ය ඇෆ්ගනිස්ථානයේ යම් ප්‍රදේශයකට මහා විශාල බෝම්බයක් අත් හැරලා. ඒක න්‍යෂ්ටික නොවන වඩාත් ම භයානක බෝම්බය ලෙස හැඳින්වෙනවා. බෝම්බවල මාතාව නමින් ද එය හඳුන්වනවා. මාතාව කියන එක අපේ සංස්කෘතියෙ නම් උපරිම කැප කිරීම, සෙනෙහස ආදී ගුණාංග සමග බැඳුනක්. අප ඒ සංකල්පය බෝම්බ සමග යොදා ගන්නේ නැහැ. එහෙත් බටහිරයන්ට ඒ ප්‍රශ්නයක් නො […]

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19 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A massive mound of garbage collapsed in Sri Lanka, killing 19 people, injuring 13 and forcing more than 600 others to flee their homes during festivities to mark the local new year, officials said Saturday. Soldiers on Saturday were searching the site in Meetotamulla, a town near the Sri Lankan […]

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This Bloody Line

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Ram Madhvani Sadly the same story continues in many other parts of the world even today – in Libya, Afghanistan, Syria and many other smaller nations where locals are set up to kill each other so that the rich can make more riches and justifying those wars on the pretext of protecting democracy, human rights […]

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Dias And Weliamuna Step Down From TISL Following RTI Requests

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Colombo Telegraph,News,STORIES | Posted by: COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH Chairman of Transparency International, Sri Lanka (TISL) Lakshan Dias and prominent TISL Board Member, J.C. Weliamuna have both stepped down from their positions in the organization in the wake of several Right to Information (RTI) petitions being filed by trade unionists under the RTI Act asking for reports relating to alleged corruption […]

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