Archive for April 16th, 2018

History behind the 1915 ethnic riots that inflamed Gampola

Monday, April 16th, 2018

This article is being translated & commented from the Sinhala article appearing in the Lankadeepa newspaper by Pushpanath Jayasiri Mallikarachchi. Pushpanath Jayasiri Mallikarachchi brings out some previously unspoken facts which demands comparison of similarities with the present in Sri Lanka as well as similar sentiments presently emerging across UK, Europe, Australia and even throughout US […]

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A hidden conspiracy to destroy the SLPP?

Monday, April 16th, 2018

By ;  A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA Sri Lanka has faced conspiracies against the populist political formulations since the formation of the People’s revolutionary government in 1956.  Most of these conspiracies had to be faced by Madam Sirimavo Baandaranaike during her reigns of 1960 – 1965 and from 1970 – 1977and these conspiracies were reactionary in nature […]

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DO NOT FORGET – the Sinhalese suffered & are victims too

Monday, April 16th, 2018

 The narrative needs to change and no one needs to feel shy to challenge it bogged down by chants of political correctness & reconciliation. Truth is truth – lies are lies – no slogan should silence that. Presently it is being written either purposely omitting or ignorantly omitting some crucial facts. By doing so, not […]

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Trump wanted to bomb Russian & Iranian targets amid Syria strikes – report

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Courtesy RT President Donald Trump reportedly favored bombing Russian and Iranian targets in Syria, before Pentagon chief James Mattis talked the US leader out of it. Trump discussed three military options for Syria last week with his revamped national security team, led by Bush-era hawk John Bolton, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing sources familiar […]

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WHO WON THE NO CONFIDENCE MOTION AND THE IMPACT?

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Sarath Wijesinghe former Ambassador to UAE and Israel No confidence motion is now history The no confidence motion which is now history was won by the United National Party regime and the associated groups with ease after struggling and maneuvering day and night to get the members of the conflicting fractions to their sides with […]

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The Buddhist Way to Happiness

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane In his book Sapiens – A Brief History of Humankind”, Professor Harari states that Buddhists have studied systematically the causes of happiness and the essence of happiness, which is the reason for the growing interest in the scientific community, both in the philosophy and meditation practices in Buddhism. Yuval Noah Harari is a […]

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Geneva 2018 and its aftermath

Monday, April 16th, 2018

By Neville Ladduwahetty April 9, 2018, 9:14 pm Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana opened his address to the UN Human Rights Council at the 37th Secession by referring to a section from President Sirisena’s 100 Day Programme; he stress, inter alia: “… the government’s firm commitment to the advancement of reconciliation, the rule of […]

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“CONSUMER AFFAIRS AROUND THE GLOBE IN ACTION”

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Sarath wijesinghe – Former Chairman Consumer Affairs Authority Groups of laws designed to ensure the rights of the consumer Principles of consumer affairs is applied locality and universally in different jurisdictions depending on circumstances worldwide for the citizens and the business community depending on the different kinds of trade practices. In open economy it is […]

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THE “DARUSMAN REPORT” Part 2

Monday, April 16th, 2018

KAMALIKA PIERIS The Darusman Report has been widely criticized in Sri Lanka.  The government of Sri Lanka said that the Report was characterized by fundamental deficiencies, inherent prejudices, and malicious intentions” and that it was legally, morally, and substantively flawed”. United National Party (UNP), then in opposition, also rejected the findings of the Report noting […]

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