Archive for March 9th, 2018

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Review of Therapeutic Role of Meditation Interventions

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Ruwan M. Jayatunge and Mieczyslaw Pokorski    Abstract  This review is an attempt to provide a comprehensive view of post-traumatic-stress disorder (PTSD) and its therapy, focusing on the use of meditation interventions. PTSD is a multimodal psycho-physiological-behavioral disorder, which calls for the potential usefulness of spiritual therapy. Recent times witness a substantial scientific interest in […]

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Whither Srilankan Youth?

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Dr. Mareena Thaha Reffai, Dehiwela  While watching the videos of the riots in our country within the last one week, I was absolutely devastated. Not only because of the destruction caused to the innocent poor people’s property and homes, but more so watching the youth who were causing these. I am also a mother. It […]

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Provide sleazy sex not our tourism at Srilanka

Friday, March 9th, 2018

By Palitha Ariyarathna When travel around when talks with many people’s I came to know that many of tourist around the world believe that srilanka provide sleazy sex for tourist. First of all I can say in tourism srilanka does not provide sleazy sex tourism for anyone in the world. The main reason for that is Srilanka culture and religious belief. Srilanka has a long tradition that not encourages tosexual miss conduct or engages wrong sexual miss behaving in public too. As per law indicated at srilanka it will […]

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Thank you Srilanka!

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Dr. Mareena Thaha Reffai, Dehiwela The week that went by has been a severe trial for the Srilankan Muslims.  Needless to elaborate, a small incidence was falsely  blown out of proportion and riots erupted in an unexpected way which definitely points to the fact that this was a well- pre planned, well-orchestrated attack on Muslims in a […]

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මයිලෝ එකේ පණුවෝ .මෙන්න සාක්ෂි – Nestle Milo Drink

Friday, March 9th, 2018

 

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The huge farce of reconciliation

Friday, March 9th, 2018

By Lucien Rajakarunanayake Courtesy The Island March 10, 2018, 12:05 pm The violent clashes in the Kandy District come more than three years after the election of a government that said much about peacebuilding, accountability, and reconciliation. In fact, reconciliation was the keyword in the Yahapalanaya or good governance propaganda. But what do we have of […]

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Rajitha under fire for contracting Indians to wash hospital linen

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Courtesy The Island The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) yesterday called for a Presidential intervention to halt the outsourcing of the laundry in government hospitals to an Indian Company. GMOA Secretary Dr Haritha Aluthge warned that all health service trade unions would unite in fighting against such projects. Dr. Aluthge said the parties involved in […]

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Govt. failed to control riots, don’t blame the Police: MR

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Thilanka Kanakarathna Courtesy The Daily Mirror Though some ministers blamed the police for their failure to control the prevailing tense situation, the Police is also part of the government, former President and MP Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday. Speaking to journalists at his residence in Mirihana, Mr Rajapaksa said that the government should be held responsible for […]

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Kandy Clashes: Diluted intelligence services failed to update Govt.

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Ajith Siriwardana Courtesy The Daily Mirror Joint opposition MP Gamini Lokuge said yesterday the recent communal clashes could have been prevented if the government had obtained the services of the intelligence agencies. He told parliament that the government had imprisoned or interdicted most of the officials of these services over various allegations. “Several capable officers of […]

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Tribute to a Great Anandian Dr. Buddhadasa Bodhinayake

Friday, March 9th, 2018

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Courtesy Ceylon Today Three years ago, on the 4 March 2015, Dr. Buddhadasa Bodhinayake had to answer the inevitable call from above, at the age of 75, in London. This tribute is, therefore, devoted to this great personality (an old boy of Ananda College), on his third death anniversary, for the […]

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Pursuing Peace The plot at the International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES

Friday, March 9th, 2018

By Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha Courtesy Ceylon Today Evans did not respond to my letter as he promised. When I met him a year later in Geneva and asked him about this, he said he thought he had replied, but then confessed that he had heard that I was a dangerous man to engage with. This was […]

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OMP Comms appointed to appease UNHRC-Prof. G.L. Peris

Friday, March 9th, 2018

By Ravi Ladduwahetty Courtesy Ceylon Today Chairman of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Prof. G.L. Peris on 5 March alleged that the Government has appointed the Commissioners to the Office of the Missing Persons (OMP) even ahead of the debate on the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, which is […]

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I’m doing what the govt should do – Mahinda

Friday, March 9th, 2018

By Yusuf Ariff Courtesy Adaderana Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that he intervened and fulfilled a duty which the government should rightly do, at this time of discord among communities. He made these comments while speaking to reporters following a discussion with Buddhist, Muslim and Hindu religious leaders in Kandy this morning, regarding the tense situation which […]

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Southern Provincial Councillor and wife assault bus driver

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Sheain Fernandopulle Courtesy The Daily Mirror Southern Provincial Councillor M.K Kasun and his wife Tharaka Perera were arrested by the Police for assaulting a private bus driver when he had allegedly blocked the way of the vehicle of the PC member at the Koswatta Junction in Battaramulla today, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said. The bus […]

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Hate Crimes against Muslims in the West  

Friday, March 9th, 2018

 They say the white man speaks with a forked tongue. The double speak & hypocrisy is seen clearly in the manner the West preaches to the rest of the world while doing the exact opposite by policy. The statistics by West speak for themselves. At times Western nations partner with political Islam when it suits […]

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The rise of Donald Trump and the decline of America

Friday, March 9th, 2018

H. L. D. Mahindapala …… my administration, I believe, has had the most successful year in the history of the Presidency,” Donald Trump, Conservative Political Action Conference, Maryland, February 23rd, 2018 Since it is generally agreed that one week is a long time in politics it is time to ask, at the end of one […]

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Racial Riots: People of Sri Lanka, tell the World the Facts

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Shenali D Waduge In Sri Lanka, there is the majority Sinhala Buddhists and there are the minorities that comprise Tamils, Muslims, Christians & Catholics. The people live peacefully but there are many others who do not want them to live peacefully. It is always important to dissect who are the benefactors of racial tensions and […]

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