Archive for May 17th, 2019

Sri Lanka’s Military Defeat of LTTE & Humanitarian Rescue of Tamils kept hostage by LTTE

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Sri Lanka’s conflict was no civil or ethnic conflict. The State must address this and make necessary corrections. Sri Lanka’s conflict was terrorist and that is why Sri Lanka’s conflict is termed a Non-International Armed Conflict. The non-state actors were defined as terrorists engaged in acts of terror against the state of Sri Lanka. LTTE […]

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VESAK : THE FOREMOST FESTIVAL OF OUR NATION May 18 2019 – Full Moon Poya Day

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Dr.Daya Hewapathirane Vesak has fivefold significance for the people of Sri Lanka.  It marks (1)        the birth, (2)        the attainment of enlightenment, and (3)        the parinibbana or the final passing away of the Buddha, (4)        it signifies the beginning of the Buddhist New Year and (5)        the arrival in Sri Lanka, of Prince Vijaya, the […]

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EASTER SUNDAY BOMB BLAST IN SRI LANKA Part 6

Friday, May 17th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS This essay provides additional information on matters which have been discussed in the earlier essays. We start with the investigations into the Easter Sunday bombings ITEM 1  ‘Praying Mantis’ tells us what the government should have done immediately after the bomb blasts. The government should have immediately imposed an indefinite island-wide curfew, declared […]

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It is kind of USA and we thank them.

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Sent by Charles S.Perera U.S. pledges support to Sri Lanka to fight terrorism Article in Economy Next  Friday 17May,2019 We are graeful for the sympathy and concern for Sri Lanka after the ISIS terrorist attack. USA is aware that our Armed Forces have the experience  to deal with terrorism having fought a ruthless home made […]

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SRI LANKA: TAKE PRIDE IN BEING A PART OF THIS SINHALA BUDDHIST NATION

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane My motherland – whatever label you may wish to ascribe to it – Sri Lanka, Ceylon, Heladiva, Helabima or Sinhalay, is one of the few countries in the world that has remained intact within the same national borders, as a single political entity or island nation for over 2500 years or a […]

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Sri Lanka: A Tragic Lesson in Revenge Politics

Friday, May 17th, 2019

By Stephen Long, Los Angeles, California Courtesy Asian Tribune My relationship with the island nation of Sri Lanka began over twenty years ago. At that time, it was engaged in a bloody 30-year civil war that eventually claimed the lives of an estimated 80,000 to 100,000 people. A deadly tsunami had devastated the country on […]

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MUSLIM TREACHERY & VIOLENCE IN MYANMAR

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane The Muslim community associated with Myanmar or former Burma, known as Rohingya Muslims are not indigenous to Myanmar. They are a relatively recent migrant community of Myanmar. Most of these Muslims are illicit immigrants who migrated from Muslim neighborhood regions of Bengal India during the British colonial period and later from East […]

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Statement by H.E. A.L.A. Azeez, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN in Geneva

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Co-Chairs, Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, At the outset, we wish to express our sincere appreciation to the UNDRR and the Government of Switzerland for the effective joint stewardship of the Global Platform.   Since its adoption four years ago we recognize significant developments in the field of Disaster Rick Reduction, especially strategic planning […]

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Risk-sensitive economic planning critical for post-disaster revival

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Risk-sensitive economic planning and coherence between climate and disaster risk reduction (DRR) policies are vital in building resilient societies and economies as envisioned by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez stated. He made these remarks addressing the Sixth Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction […]

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සමාජ මාධ්‍ය භාවිත කරන බොහෝමයක් උගත්කමින් අඩුයි -ජනපති News

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Dr Sarath Obeysekera සමාජ මාධ්‍ය පිළිබඳව කරන සමීක්ෂණවලදී ඒවා භාවිත කරන්නන්ගෙන් බොහෝමයක් උගත්කමින් පහළ අය බව ජනපති මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන මහතා පවසයි.පොලොන්නරුවේ පැවැති වැඩසටහනකදී ඔහු මේ බව ඊයේ (12දා) ප්‍රකාශ කළේය.සැමවිටම අධි තාක්ෂණය භාවිත කිරීමේදි, ප්‍රා යෝගික ක්‍රියාකාරිත්වයේදී මිනිසාගේ ප්‍රගමයට භාවිත වීම තමයි අත්‍යාවශ්‍ය වන්නේ. අද සමාජ වෙබ් අඩවි බැලුවොත් මොන තරම් අසත්‍ය දේවල් මොන තරම් […]

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Control emotions even if it’s difficult; act patiently and wisely – Mahinda (English)

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Courtesy Ceylon Today

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සාම හමුදා ලංකාවට එන්නේ ඒ වෙනුවෙන් නීති පාර්ලිමේන්තුව විසින් පනවා ඇති හෙයිනි….

Friday, May 17th, 2019

නීතීඥ අරුණ ලක්සිරි උණවටුන B.Sc(Col),PGDC(Col) සමාජ මාධ්‍ය ජාල වසා දැමීමේ යටි අරමුණ ඉස්ලාම් අන්තවාදීන් සොයන මෙහෙයුමෙන්  අතුරුදහන් වූවන් සම්බන්ධයෙන් විදේශීය හමුදා මැදිහත්වීමට සහ ජාත්‍යන්තර යුක්ති අධිකරණයට/International Court Of Justic අවසර ලැබෙන ලංකාවේ නීතිය පිළිබද  සාකච්ඡාව වැළක්වීමද…..? (සාම හමුදා ලංකාවට එන්නේ ඒ වෙනුවෙන් නීති පාර්ලිමේන්තුව විසින් පනවා ඇති හෙයිනි….) ඉස්ලාම් ත්‍රස්තවාදය තුරන් කිරීමට කියන වර්තමාන යුධ […]

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බුද්ධි අංශ තොරතුරු තිබියදීත් වරද්ද ගත්ත ආණ්ඩුව සිද්ධියෙන් පස්සේ කීතැනක වරද්දාගෙන තියෙනවාද?

Friday, May 17th, 2019

අද දින පැවැති ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුනේ මාධ්‍ය හමුව අද දින පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවට සහභාගි වූ නියෝජිතයින් ■             පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී රෝහිත අබේගුණවර්ධන මහතා ■             පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී ඉන්දික අනුරුද්ධ මහතා ■             පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී ඩී. වී. චානක මහතා  පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී රෝහිත අබේගුණවර්ධන මහතා බුද්ධි අංශය දුන් තොරතුරු රජයක් ලෙස වගකීමෙන් ඉටු නොකළ හෙයින් මේ ව්‍යවසනයට අපේ රට මුහුණ […]

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නීතිය මත පාලනයෙන් පොදු ජනතාව බැහැර කරන ඉංග්‍රීසි අන්තවාදය ත්‍රස්තවාදය පෝෂණය කරයිද?

Friday, May 17th, 2019

නීතිඥ අරුණ ලක්සිරි උණවටුන BSc(Col), PGDC(Col) රාජ්‍යයක් තුළින් ක්‍රියා කරන සියලු තැනැත්තන්, ඔවුන් පොදු හෝ පුද්ගලික තැනැත්තන් වුවත්, ප්‍රසිද්ධියේ සාදන ලද, අනාගතයේ බලපවත්වන සහ උසාවිවලින් ප්‍රසිද්ධියේ පරිපාලනය කරනු ලබන නීතිවලින් බැදී සිටිය යුතු බව සහ ඒවායේ ප්‍රතිලාභවලට හිමිකම් කිව යුතු බව නීතිය මත පාලනය සම්බන්ධ අපරදිග දර්ශනයයි….. නීතිය නොදැනීම සමාවට කරුණක් නොවන බව” (Ignorantia juris […]

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PROCLAMATION OF MAY 18.2019 AS “Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day”

Friday, May 17th, 2019

SPUR   (Society for Peace, Unity and Human Rights for Sri Lanka Inc) VIC 3170, Australia Mayor John Tory                                                                              15 May 2019 Mayor Patrick Brown Dear Mayors PROCLAMATION OF MAY 18.2019 AS Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day” We, as a registered organization of Australians of Sri Lankan origin write to deplore your decision to play the role […]

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Confronting evil

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Saad Hafiz Courtesy Daily Times The Islamic State (ISIS)’s otherwise disastrous campaign to attain power can claim one indisputable success. ISIS-linked violence has created chaos, destroyed communal harmony, increased hatred, and made life miserable for people of all faiths. The bloody carnage unleashed by suicide bombers, targeting Christians on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka is […]

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Accused held in Sri Lanka ‘suspected handler’

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Courtesy DNA The software engineer suspected by authorities in Sri Lanka of providing technical and logistical support to the suicide bombers of April 21, 2019 attack, was also a suspected handler of two IS operatives arrested by Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) two years back.  Reportedly, Sri Lankan software engineer identified as Aadhil Ameez, a 24-year-old, […]

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Cardinal calls on Muslims to shed their cultural differences and integrate

Friday, May 17th, 2019

RUWAN LAKNATH JAYAKODY Courtesy Ceylon Today Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith yesterday (14) called on all Muslims in the country to personally minimise and shed their cultural differences and integrate with the rest of society and the common culture, as one people and citizens of the country. Muslim politicians, should be authentic in their […]

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Court allows to detain two suspects linked to Zahran for 72 hours

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Kebithigollewa  Magistrate’s Court today granted permission for police to detain for 72 hours and question the two suspects arrested in Horowpathana over their alleged links to terrorist leader Zaharan Hashim. Noor Mohammadu Abdul Rasool and Kana Mohamed Mijam, identified as a Principal and an Acting Principal of two Muslim schools in the area, […]

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THE MUSLIMS OF SRI LANKA Part 1

Friday, May 17th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS This essay looks at the main element in Muslim expansion in Sri Lanka, the takeover of land. This is a systematic, calculated take over, and it has been going on for a long time. The money comes from Saudi Arabia. This land grab is part of the silent process of taking over Sri […]

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Few very serious questions before the nation

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Sudath Gunasekara 25. 5.2019 1 Why did the PM directed police to use ICCPR (2Why Two different Laws are invoked, one for Muslims and  another  for Sinhala youths, that has resulted in quicker and more serious punishment. Isn’t it a gross discrimination against the majority community ? 2 Why did he took the law in […]

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OBJECTION TO BILL 104 – DO NOT PASS – REFER TO COMMITTEE

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Mahinda Gunasekera  Tambrook Drive, Agincourt, Toronto, Ontario M1W 3L9 Canada 15 May 2019 Honourable Premier Doug Ford, Honourable Cabinet Ministers, Honourable Leaders of the NDP and Liberal Party and  Honourable Members of the Provincial Legislature, OBJECTION TO BILL 104: DO NOT PASS: REFER TO COMMITTEE     I am writing as a Canadian of Sri Lankan […]

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