Archive for December 2nd, 2017

In Sri Lanka today Rogues and Traitors are Heroes , and Patriots  who saved the country from disaster are  called rogues and traitors.

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

By Charles S.Perera The ordinary people of Sri Lanka have gathered from evident facts  that there is sufficient circumstantial evidence to show that the Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe is directly or indirectly  involved in  the  planned Central Bank Bond robbery. And  it is being confirmed  from the way his UNP followers are trying to make  […]

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The Central Hill Country: The ‘Hadabima’ (Heartland) of Sri Lanka A New Geographical Interpretation

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

 Sudath Gunasekara.  B.A. PhD.  (S.L. A. S). 12.12. 2017 Abstract The Central Hill Country of Sri Lanka is defined as the land above the 300 m (msl) contour that covers roughly about 20% of the total land area of the Island. It constitutes a heavily dissected terrain with spectacular scenic beauty providing the home for […]

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YAHAPALANA ELECTIONS AND ‘REGIME CHANGE’ PT 6

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

KAMALIKA PIERIS (Revised) The   Yahapalana image is starting to crumble.  It is now known that both  Sarath Fonseka and Maithripala Sirisena had contested on the New Democratic Front  ticket, headed   by Shalila Moonasinghe, who  was arrested for receiving foreign currency stolen from Taiwan’s Far Eastern International Bank recently. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has come in […]

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TOLERANCE IN OPPOSITE ORDER.

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando. Dilshani Palugaswewa highlighted in the Ceylon Today (Sunday Edition), the discourse made by Ajitha Wickremesinghe, the Financial Legal Equality Advisor and Director of iProbono, and the Founding Trustee of Think Equal, at a function held at  the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies, on 21 November, to mark The International Day […]

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Man’s Inhumanity at its best in Kandy against a set of Unsuspecting Community Dogs

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Champa Fernando Secretary,Kandy Association for Community Protection through Animal Welfare (KACPAW) To complement the National Dog Sterilization Programme, Animal Welfare Organizations like KACPAW (Kandy Association for Community Protection through Animal Welfare), together with state institutions like the Municipal Councils carry out mass sterilization of dogs using their own money and get these animals mass vaccinated […]

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Psychology of Meditation

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Dr. Ruwan M Jayatunge  Meditation is a mental exercise and it enhances the state of awareness. Awareness is the ability to directly know and perceive, to feel, or to be cognizant of events (Wikipedia). The meditative awareness is often called blissful awareness which is a higher state of consciousness. Higher consciousness involves the ability to be conscious of […]

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After the storm

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Editorial Courtesy The Island December 2, 2017, 7:13 pm Bad weather, such as what Sri Lanka and the region have been experiencing recently, is undoubtedly a so-called “Act of God.” There is very little that mankind can do about it other that be prepared for weather-related disasters. In his regular column this week, commentator Sanjana Hattotuwa […]

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Bad faith or bad weather?

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Sanjana Hattotuwa Courtesy The Island At the time of writing this column, 11 have died because of a storm that hit Sri Lanka. Five are missing. Over 61,000 people across the island are affected by the disaster. Images of the devastation are all over the news, including over updates on social media pushed out from the […]

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How did Met Dept. miss Cyclone Ockhi?

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

SUNIL G WIJESINHA Colombo 5.Courtesy The Island Heavy rains and strong winds Wednesday night and Thursday caused substantial damages to private and public property. Staff photographer Ranjith Wimalasiri captured this scene at Borella Most international weather sites warned of downpours in Sri Lanka and South India this week. Some said it may lead to flooding. […]

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UNP wins first round against Sirisena

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

C.A.Chandraprema Courtesy The Island Options available for Sirisena as LG elections loom Elections Commission at last justifies its existence RW heading for another bond fiasco December 2, 2017, 7:57 pm With the Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faizer Mustapha being forced to engineer the withdrawal of the six petitions against the delimitation gazette, the […]

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පොරොන්දුදේශයේ පොරොන්දුව

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

විශේෂ ලියුම්කරු කීර්ති රත්නායක රතු මුහුද තරණය කරමින් පොරොන්දු දේශය කරා මෝසස් මෙහෙයවූ ක්‍රියාන්විතය අප කියවා ඇත. මෙම ක්‍රියාදාමය එදා මෙදා තුර ඉතිහාසය උඩු යටිකුරු කල කල බව නොරහසකි. එදා ඊස්ශ්‍රායෙලියන්ගේ රතු මුහුදු තරනයට හේතු වූයේ පාරාවුන්ගේ වහල් භාවයෙන් මිදී පලා යාමය. එයින් වසර 3000 ක් ගතවෙත්ම ඊශ්‍රායෙලියන් යලිත් වරක් රතුමුහුද තරණයට සැරසී ඇත. නමුත් […]

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Maveerar day celebrations

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

P.A.Samaraweera During the Presidents trip to Korea this week, he had paid respect to the Korean martyrs who made the supreme sacrifice during 3 wars with invading forces. At a ceremony, he had placed a wreath and put incense at the Altar. Back at home, our disabled war heroes are protesting on the streets about […]

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Commemoration of dead LTTE cadre heralds the hollowness of current attempts at “reconciliation”.

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Bodhi Dhanapala, Quebec, Canada. Just recently, construction workers doing a work site in Hamburg, Germany came across a buried giant Swastika from the Hitler era. Some antiquarians” called for its reservation as an object of history. No way”, said the the Mayor of Hamburg and other civic leaders concerned. This is a despicable sign that […]

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