Archive for May 30th, 2017

South Asia & SAARC Nations under Indian geopolitical & economic hegemony.

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge In 1985 the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation was initiated to unite India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal & Maldives with Afghanistan joining in 2007. India’s 1.3billion populace plus the populations of the other 7 members made SAARC 1.6billion of which 77% live in India while India accounted for 75% […]

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How many homelands do the Jaffna Tamils need?

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

H.L. D. Mahindapala Scholarly narratives tracing the brief history of the Tamils agree that the itinerant migrants from S. India turned into an organic and  distinct entity of their own in Sri Lanka only after they decided to be permanent  settlers in the northern region in the 13th and 14th centuries. “The establishment of an […]

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TRINCO OIL TANK FARM

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Capt Ranjith Weerasinghe  Trincomalee Tank farm with 100 tanks in 850 acres of land need not be given to any country or any foreign company. Whatever the agreement with LIOC, all the tanks must be taken back to the government possession immediately as the COPE finds that there is no legal agreement signed to lease […]

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කරවටක් ගිලෙද්දී ගයන බයිලා

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

තේජා ගොඩකන්දෙආරච්චි රටට මේ තරම් විපතක් වූ මොහොතක දේශපාලන කරුණු ඇතුලත් වූ ලිපි ලියන්නට මගේ සිත ඉඩ නොදුනි. නමුත් අප රටේ දේශපාලක රැල මේ විපත අස්සේත් නටන නාඩගම් දකිනවිට මෙවන් විපත්වලට මග සාදන්නේත් තම බලය ගැන පමනක් මිස දුර දිග නොබලන දේශපාලකයන්ගේම අත්තනෝමතික තීරණ බව මතකයට නැගෙනු වැලැක්විය නොහැකිය. 2002 වසරේදී මා සේවය කල ආයතනය […]

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‘They want me to fight China. It’s gonna be a massacre!’ – Duterte to RT (FULL INTERVIEW)

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

RT The Philippines should have stronger ties with Russia and China, as Western nations are only interested in double talk and disregard Philippines interests, President Rodrigo Duterte told RT and other Russian media ahead of his visit to Moscow.

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A HIGH TIME FOR PAKISTAN

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

ALI SUKHANVER Those who are interested in the secrets of the hidden world of the intelligence agencies might have read this famous quotation, ‘a spy sitting in the right place saves the life of at least 20,000 soldiers of his nation’. But the Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav simply turned this quotation upside down. Instead of […]

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Khilafat – Successorship to Prophethood.

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

by A. Abdul Aziz, (Given below is an excerpt of the Friday Sermons of Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Supreme Head of the world-wide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam, delivered on 26th May 2017, at ‘Baithul Futhuh’, London, U.K. gave a discourse on system of Khilafat – Spiritual leadership. After reciting the Tashahhud, Ta’uz, Tasmia and […]

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Teach yoga and meditation to ‘unplug children’, says British Education Minister

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Peter Dominiczak Courtesy: Telegraph 7 SEPTEMBER 2016 Buddhist monks engage in the art of meditation at Mendut Temple, Indonesia Children should be taught Buddhist meditation techniques and yoga in schools to help them “unplug from their online world”, a minister has said. Edward Timpson, an education minister, said that schools across the country should start teaching […]

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ගංවතුරටත් වඩා භයානක විපතක්

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

නලින් ද සිල්වා මෙරට සමාජය, සිංහල සමාජය, කඩා වැටෙමින් තිබෙනවා. ගංවතුරෙන් පෙනී යන්නේ එයයි. මේ ගැන විශේෂ දෙයක් කියලත් බැහැ, නොකියත් බැහැ.  ගංවතුර විපතෙන් පීඩාවට පත් අය වෙනුවෙන් මගෙන් එතරම් දෙයක් සිදු වුණේ නැහැ. මා කිසිවක් නොකළ තරම්. කාට හරි කියන්න පුළුවන් මා වැදි බණ කියනවා කියලා. ඒත් මට දැනෙන කරුණක් දෙකක් නොකියාම බැහැ. අපේ […]

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PROVIDING RELIEF ASSISTANCE TO FLOOD VICTIMS IN SRI LANKA

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Embassy of Sri Lanka Washington DC As you are aware, due to heavy rains in the past few days, several regions of Sri Lanka have been affected by massive floods and landslides, resulting in substantial loss of life and property and displacement.  The relevant government agencies and the security forces have been mobilized to assist […]

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DONATIONS FOR FLOOD RELIEF IN SRI LANKA – A PARTNERSHIP WITH ARPICO – Online donations to a central distribution location

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Anjalika Silva We are monitoring the ground situation in Sri Lanka. Sources on the ground have informed us that the immediate need is nonperishable packaged food for immediate consumption.  When flood waters recede and the displaced are housed in camps, there will be a future need for dry rations. Donors can choose to provide what […]

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LANKAN POLITICS AND SCIENCE LIKE OIL AND WATER!

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

WITH RAVI LADDUWAHETTY Courtesy Ceylon Today Professor of Chemical and Process Engineering at the Moratuwa University Ajith De Alwis said that Sri Lankan politics and science is like oil and water. They never mix. “It is also sad that we look at all things from a political perspective and it is high time that we bring […]

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