Archive for June 10th, 2017

Jaundiced Jaffna jingoism ran all the way to Nandikadal

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

H. L. D. Mahindapala The flow of migrants to Sri Lanka never ceased throughout its history.  Each  migratory wave came with its own characteristics. Each found its own niche in the over-arching Sinhala-Buddhist society. Historical records do not indicate that the new migrants encountered any difficulties in settling down with the numerically preponderant Sinhala-Buddhists. Take […]

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IF UK WANTS TO FIGHT AGAINST THE GROWING TERRORISM IN UK, SHE SHOULD IMMEDIATELY WITHDRAW UK’s RESOLUTION AGAINST SRI LANKA AT THE FORTH COMING UNHCR SESSIONS IN GENEVA

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Malin Abeyatunge Since 1983 to May 2009, Sri Lankans suffered brutal terrorism from  barbaric LTTE aka Tamil Tigers until the terrorist outfit was completely crushed. Thousands of killing innocent civilians with bullets, swords & machetes, with planted bombs, suicide bombs, bombing public properties like Central Bank,  Katunayake airport, Religious places like Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple […]

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Beating adversity with books: Wimal Weerawansa’s slingshot

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

By Rohana R. Wasala Courtesy The Island The time has come to be proud of what we are.-Alvaro Garcia Linera, Vice President of Bolivia In trying to silence Wimal Weerawansa for a time his enemies have succeeded in provoking him to talk louder than usual by means of two books he has written during his eighty-seven […]

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Incorporation of the Sinhala term ‘Ekeeya’ in the English version of the proposed constitution without using the English word ‘unitary’

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

LANKAWEB WEEKLY EDITORIAL True to form as an apparent sympathiser for many wrong entities for the sake of mistaken personal popularity perhaps, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe appears to have capitulated to Opposition leader and Tamil National Alliance leader R. Sampanthan’s demand that the Sinhala term for ‘Ekeeya’ (unitary) should be incorporated into the English version […]

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IS IT A LOAD OF CODSWALLOP?

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

By Dr. Tilak S Fernando Is it because of the ‘poisonous’ and junk food people consume on a daily basis today that their attitudes keep on changing values go down in the drain and become nasty to each other at the drop of a hat? Why do some medical professionals have to go against their […]

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India – “Cow is sacred national wealth, no fundamental right to slaughter,” Hyderabad HC 

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Written by: Anusha Ravi Updated: Saturday, June 10, 2017 Courtesy:  OneIndia News An order passed by the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana said that ‘cow was a sacred national wealth’. Justice B Siva Sankara Rao in his March 1 order had even held that slaughter of cows for Bakrid was […]

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සිවුරට ඇයි මාංචු…?

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින වර්ගවාදය හෝ වර්ගෝත්තමවාදය අවභාවිතාවෙන් සිදුවන්නේ සමස්‌තයක්‌ වශයෙන් රට හා ජාතිය ආපස්‌සට යාමකි. ඉන් පැවසෙන්නේ වර්ගෝත්තමවාදයේ සුභාවිතාවක්‌ද තිබිය හැකි බවය. අප කැමති වුවද අකමැති වුවද වර්ග හා වර්ගාන්තර ගැටුම් ලෝක ස්‌වභාවයක්‌ මිස අනෙකක්‌ නොවේ. දූරදර්ශී ප්‍රාඥයකුට වර්ග හා වර්ගාන්තර ගැටුම් කළමනාකරණය කිරීමේ හැකියාව තිබිය යුතුය. විශේෂයෙන්ම ජනවර්ග හා ජනවර්ගාන්තර ගැටුම් කලමනාකරණය කිරීම දේශපාලනයෙහි […]

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Gnanasara and the Muslim community

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

by C.A.Chandraprema June 10, 2017, 7:26 pm Even though police teams are supposedly scouring the country for him, the monk Galagodaatte Gnanasara has not been arrested as this goes to press. He is supposed to appear in courts tomorrow but it seems unlikely that he will. He has evaded two court appearances already and if […]

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