Archive for May 28th, 2018

Sinhale Buddhists – Your Nation Needs You more than ever

Monday, May 28th, 2018

You are the majority in our Island. History is witness to your status as majority.  History is also witness to how you came forward to defend your soil & protect fellow citizens as the majority should when confronted by invaders from South India and the 3 Christian European countries. History stands witness to the many […]

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“WAR CRIMES” IN EELAM WAR IV Part 2

Monday, May 28th, 2018

KAMALIKA PIERIS The Eelam War was not a local war. It only appeared to be a local war. It was initiated by the west and funded by the west. The LTTE and the Tamil separatist movement were mere tools in this operation. Sri Lanka is now beginning to realize this. How    else was the LTTE […]

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SRILANKA, DEMOCRACY, BARTER SYSTEM (COLLATERAL) AND DEMOCRATIC CORRUPTION

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Kanthar Balanathan Democracy is defined as a set of principles and practices that protect human freedom. It is defined as the codification and management of freedom. It is also said as to rest upon basic, entrenched principles, not uniform practices. It is also known that Democratic societies are committed to the values of tolerance, cooperation, […]

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CHINA CAN HELP SRI LANKA TO BECOME A DEVELOPED NATION (PART 1)

Monday, May 28th, 2018

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS The major dream of Sri Lankans since the political independence from Western colonial rules is to become a developed nation which could deliver the prosperity to citizens of the country.  The evidence in the past displayed that the economic policy of monarchical reigns of the country was able to accomplish the expectations […]

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CHINA CAN HELP SRI LANKA TO BECOME A DEVELOPED NATION (PART 2)

Monday, May 28th, 2018

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS When Sri Lanka gained independence in 1948, the traditional feudalistic thinking pattern or attitudes were not changed by the influences of democratic philosophy.  The experience indicated that how white people treated to aborigines in Australia and Canada and South Africa they attempted to treat similar way to Sri Lankans too. During the […]

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Microbeads causing macro levels of harm to humans and nature

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Kamanthi Wickremasinghe Courtesy The Daily Mirror When the Meethotamulla garbage dump collapsed in April last year, President Maithripala Sirisena immediately banned the sale of plastic bags, cups, plates and burning of refuse containing plastic.    A similar ban was imposed from January with regard to the use and production of polythene less than 20 microns. The ban was imposed without […]

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The current govt. gains money by oppressing the public – Mahinda Rajapaksa

Monday, May 28th, 2018

වත්මන් ආණ්ඩුව ජනතාව පීඩාවට පත් කර මුදල් ලබා ගන්නවා

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A GENTLEMAN FROM INDIA

Monday, May 28th, 2018

ALI SUKHANVER Misguided are those who blame the whole of Indian nation of being an extremist Hindu nation; neither all Indians are extremists nor they all follow the Hindutva philosophy. The best example of moderate India is of Abhay Kumar who is at present a doctoral scholar at Centre for Historical Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru […]

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ජනතාව විසින් සෘජුවම සිය රාජ්‍ය නායකයාව තෝරා ගැනීමට තිබූ අයිතිය අත්හැරීම, ජනමතවිචාරණ අයිතිය අත්නොහැරීම, 83 ව්‍යවස්ථාව සහ වැනීසියේ වෙළෙන්දා…!

Monday, May 28th, 2018

නීතීඥ අරුණ ලක්සිරි උණවටුන මේ දිනවල සමාජයේ ප්‍රධාන කතිකාව වී ඇත්තේ විධායක ජනාධිපති ධූරය අහෝසි කිරීම සම්බන්ධව ඇති කතාවයි. විධායක ජනාධිපති ධූරය අහෝසි කිරීම සමග බද්ධවී ඇති නීතිමය පදනම ජනතාවගේ පරමාධිපත්‍යය ඇසුරෙන් සාකච්ඡා කිරීමට මේ ලිපිය මගින් අපේක්ෂා කරනු ලබයි. විධායක ජනාධිපතිධූරය අහෝසි කිරීම යනු ජනතාව විසින් සෘජුවම ජනාධිපතිවරණය මගින් තමන්ගේ රාජ්‍ය නායකයා කවුද? යන්න […]

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SLFP to use RTI to obtain bond scam full probe report

Monday, May 28th, 2018

By Rathindra Kuruwita Courtesy The Island The 16 Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) MPs who left the government will file a Right To Information (RTI) application next week to obtain the full report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) on the bond scam which contains the names of 118 MPs who had taken money from […]

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The unp establishment’s and the opposition’s choices

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Dr. Dayan jayatilleka Courtesy The Island There are two reform proposals on the agenda, both of which are likely to be rejected and rightly so. The two proposals are the JVP’s 20th amendment and the government’s draft constitution. There are many reasons that rejection is likely. One is timing. The mass mood is for change, but […]

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British role in anti-LTTE operations insignificant – retired Navy Chief of Staff ‘..can help us by releasing Jan-May 2009 BHC dispatches from Colombo’

Monday, May 28th, 2018

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island May 28, 2018, 12:00 pm The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) side-stepped The Island query whether documents that had been destroyed as reported in a section of the British and other media included diplomatic cables originating from the British High Commission in Colombo during eelam war IV. Asked whether the […]

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‘විසිවැනි සංශෝධනය කෙටුම්පත් කර ඇත්තේ වැස්සකටවත් නීතී විද්‍යාලයකට ගොඩ නොවුණ කෙනෙක්‘ – ගම්මන්පිල

Monday, May 28th, 2018

විනීතා එම් ගමගේ උපුටාගැණීම ලංකාදීප විසි වන සංශෝධනය කෙටුම්පත් කර ඇත්තේ වැස්සකටවත් නීති විද්‍යාලයකට ගොඩ නොවුණු කෙනෙක් විසින් යැයි බිය නැතිව කිව හැකියැයි  පිවිතුරු හෙළ උරුමයෙ නායක පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත‍්‍රී උදය ගම්මන්පිල මහතා ප‍්‍රකාශ කළේය.  එකී කෙටුම්පත අඩුපාඩු පිරි එකක් බවත් තමන් හඳුනා ගත් අඩුපාඩු 9ක් තිබු බවත් කී ගම්මන්පිල මහතා එය පොඩි එකාගේ ලියුම වගේ යැයි […]

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Gammanpila challenges Anura for public debate on 20A

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Sheain Fernandopulle Courtesy The Daily Mirror While claiming that the 20th amendment to the constitution had been drafted in an immature manner and full of mistakes, Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) leader and MP Udaya Gammanpila challenged Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Anura Kumara for a public debate to point out the shortcomings of the draft. According […]

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The need for professional Ministers

Monday, May 28th, 2018

By Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha Courtesy Ceylon Today Though I am no longer a member of the National Human Resources Development Council (NHRDC), I am still working with the Organization of Professional Associations trying to promote reforms that will give us a more efficient public sector. I could not attend the last discussion they had, to fine […]

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India to develop Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero village in Lanka for US$ 1.9 million

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, May 28 (newsin.asia): India is to help build the Most Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero Village (Elapathagama) in Anuradhapura District with a grant of LKR 300 million or US$ 1.9 million. The project envisages construction of 153 new houses, a multipurpose community building and alms hall, internal water supply system and renovation of […]

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