Archive for August 30th, 2017

“STATE OF LEGAL EDUCATION AND LEGAL SYSTEM IN SRI LANKA ON GOOD GOVERNANCE”.

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Sarath Wijesinghe Solicitor/Attorney –At- Law and former Ambassador to UAE and Israel Complicated Legal System in Sri Lanka Legal system in Sri Lanka is complicated and controversial with a mixture of English Law, Property Law based on Roman- Dutch Law in addition to Kandian, Tamil and Muslim on Personal laws. Areas on Business and Commerce […]

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Corruption in the ancient world 

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Upali Cooray It is not possible to compose in detail an essay because the field is vast. Therefore this attempt is to highlight a few random examples of corruption in the ancient world. Ancient man’s difference was, during the evolutionary process from Ape to man his brain developed more than in other animals.His instincts as an animal was selfish and required survival in a competitive […]

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ROHINGHA MUSLIM TERRORISM : RECENT INCIDENCES

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane  On 9 October 2016, hundreds of unidentified Rohingha Muslim insurgents attacked three Burmese border posts along Myanmar’s border with Bangladesh.  The attackers brandished knives, machetes and homemade slingshots that fired metal bolts. Several dozen firearms and boxes of ammunition were looted by the attackers from the border posts. The attack resulted in […]

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GURMEET SINGH – A VOICE AGAINST EXTREMISM

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

ALI SUKHANVER Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the mystery-man of India at last got 20 years imprisonment for raping two of his disciples. He is known as the ostentatious leader of the Dera Sacha Sauda religious sect. Before the commencement of the court-proceedings a few days back, the situation in the northern town of Panchkula sparked […]

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What Sudha Murthy did when called the “Cattle Class” at Heathrow Airport

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

By untoldadmin Courtesy Untoldstory August 10, 2017 For those who are not aware, Sudha Murthy is a Philanthropist, a founding member and Chairman of Infosys Foundation and also associated with Gates Foundation. The following is an excerpt from her book ‘Three Thousand Stitches: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives’. Last year, I was at the Heathrow International Airport in […]

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Yahapalanaya at risk

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

By Vishwamithra Courtesy The Daily Mirror To know nothing of what happened before you were born, is to forever remain as a child”~ Cicero Good Governance, however much it looks easy to shout about on platform and introduce, is incredibly hard to sustain even for a short period of time. The present government is proving […]

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Dumbing-down to corruption-inevitability

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Malinda Seneviratne Courtesy The Daily Mirror Dr Harsha De Silva, Deputy Minister of Policy Planning and Economic Development, has come out strong on the subject of corruption. He has observed that the entire country is corrupt. The implication of course is that his government is also corrupt. He has said that he’s ‘sick of it all.’ […]

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Current Govt. worsened debt crisis -Bandula

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

By Kelum Bandara Courtesy The Daily Mirror Joint Opposition MP Bandula Gunawardane, in an interview with Daily Mirror, spoke about the current economic situation in the country. The following are excerpts of the interview.      Under China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Hambantota Port is the proverbial goose laying golden eggs MP Ravi Karunanayake held responsible […]

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Police recover posters by ‘LTTE intelligence unit’

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Police have recovered several posters alleged to have been left behind by an organized group identifying itself as an intelligence unit of the LTTE in Vavuniya. According to reports these posters were found on Tuesday on the roadside close to Kurumankadu and the TELO party office in Vavuniya. The posters […]

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Maithri determined to complete his term come what may

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island August 30, 2017, 11:01 pm President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday declared that whatever the challenges, he was confident of completing his full five-year term. The President who is also the leader of the SLFP stressed that he was in control in spite of various statements attributed to various political party spokesmen. […]

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President’s poser

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Editorial Courtesy The Island August 30, 2017, 9:52 pm President Maithripala Sirisena is reported to have asked at his meeting with media heads yesterday what would have happened to the country if the outcome of the 2015 presidential election had been different. Answering questions in the conditional perfect tense can be tricky in that it involves […]

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