Author Archive for Dr Sarath Obeysekera

CROWISM OR CROINSM?

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera I was taken aback during my walk today along the walking path by the side of the parliament when I saw a very strange banner .I was under the impression that the banner was quite a sarcastic, with an innuendo that the people sitting in the parliament, spending colossal amount of public […]

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SUPERMARKET ON AN UNEVEN KEEL

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Everybody talks about the fracas in the Parliament and state run TV’s with most of the private channels are crucifying the Speaker .One channel owned by the sibling of the ( ex) PM is in rampage against the President and the ( incumbent ( PM ) .Three pillars of the state apparatchik […]

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UNSOLICITED PROPOSALS AND A HYBRID EXECUTIVE

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Nothing happened during the honeymoon of 100 days and 3 and ½ years and they kept boasting about transparency and criticised unsolicited proposals entertained by previous regime is full of corruption Hambantota .Airport ,Highways and Oluvil  were  completed and Port Project Commenced during regime under MR If we are to learn from […]

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Price of horse and an MP

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

Dr SARATH OBEYSEKERA  Six hundred million rupees to buy a MP can be used to build boatyards When I heard that opposition MP’s price tag is as same as the price tag of a race horse with a pedigree. These horses like Green Monkey which is a Thorough Bred was 16 million rupees Our green […]

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What happens when politicians get tired of talking…… They behave like animals ???

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Would you believe that Parliamentarians do fight not only in Sri Lanka bur all over the world? They do not fight for democracy. They fight over the rights they may lose .They fight for pensions, they fight to keep the facilities they enjoy They fight for sumptuous meal they get almost free […]

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FORT HAMMENHIEL IN JAFFNA AND WIJEWEERA

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Whole of Sri Lanka is falling into a constitutional trap and uncertInity looms in the horizon when  Sinhala politicians are playing balls ( pandu”) Tamil and other helpless minorities  is watching helplessly I am  in Jaffna having a break combined with a task of combining a study to see how Tamils are […]

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Tourism Promotion Bureau’s ‘So( rry)  Sri Lanka’ Campaign

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeyskera When one reads about the new Slogan So Sri Lanka I wonder whose not so bright idea is this ?There was a confusion about this slogan as it surely looks incomplete ! One would say So(rry) Sri Lanka when one  watches  TV in Sri Lanka and news abroad about Sri Lankan Not  […]

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What type of a leader Sri Lankans want??

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Just like the Kelaniya Prelate said to the press, I also voted for Ranil and the party .As everybody else we wanted a new and  better leader whose name was not with allegation . I became disgruntled day by day during last three and half years, when I personally encountered the leader […]

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How the King Maker can put things right

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera When SWRD led somewhat national revolution against green party, my father who was an ardent DS fan who worked in the field of Irrigation has changed his western attire to a Sinhala National Dress to go to work. When things were changing after SWRDS’s demise he turned his colours again and backed […]

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PAW AND ORDER 

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

Dr SARATH Obeysekera What are the dog fouling laws in the UK and what can you do if you see someone not picking up their animal’s waste? It couldn’t be simpler to report someone who isn’t sticking by the law there are an estimated eight million dogs in the UK and they drop approximately 1,000 […]

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Garbage Talk …

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera    (Rome is burning, Nero plays fiddle  ….?  OR  are our rules fiddling with sentiments of the people ?) ) Yesterday’s TV news showed Colombo Mayor (rests) Talking rubbish .She was asking President and PM to intervene in resolving the problem, where SLLRDC is refusing to accept CMC  garbage  to Muthurajawela Site. CMC […]

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Is Colombo becoming an unsustainable city ?  Daily Mirror ( and also unliveable in a decade ?)

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree– Martin Luther King   Note Martin Luther Kind also said  I have a dream) http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items/2017/01/25/i-have-a-dreammartin-luthe-king/ If taken either literally or metaphorically King’s quote has a lesson for all. Here in Colombo as the skyline […]

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It is necessary to Walk the Talk ………

Friday, September 28th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera SL should have an export driven economy to overcome economic crisis: PM 2018-09-27 04:18:54                Sri Lanka would not have been affected by the current global economic crisis if the country did not get into a debt trap like the one it has got into, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe said yesterday. Mr […]

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Sri Lanka as a Country and the Trade mark of TEA ……

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera These days I am in London for a medical procedure under National Health Service .In order to help the back pain among all other ailments, I visit a Sauna nearby run by the Local Council. When you sit in the Sauna in almost 100 degrees of heat , but very dry air  […]

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Right to reply …. Going Loco in Colombo!

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

  Dr Sarath Obeysekera September 24, 2018, Opinion in Daily   Island ………… http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=191715 I get in to a bus and tender my fare and stretch out my hand for the bus ticket, and the bus conductor ignores me and goes to collect the fare from the other passengers! And this is despite the fact […]

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Ban on transporting, selling wild boar meat to be lifted Daily Mirror

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera The Government had decided to lift the ban imposed on transporting and selling wild boar and their meat, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Agriculture said. Speaking to the Daily Mirror, he said that a Cabinet Paper prepared by the Ministry would be submitted to the Cabinet next week. Under the prevailing […]

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Minister’s site inspection exposes lies and violations  Daily Mirror by Piyumi Fonseka

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera http://www.dailymirror.lk/expose/article/Minister-s-site-inspection-exposes-lies-and-violations-155691.html Minister de Silva along with other govt officials and residents at the construction site yesterday There is no doubt that Sri Lanka should have more and more investors, paving the way for economic growth, but not at the cost of environment and its people. A country must have development that is […]

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Airline removes nuts after President’s disclosure……. To err is human but to forgive divine

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera The proverbial phrase ‘To err is human’ is often heard in its fuller form ‘to err is human; to forgive, divine.’ This makes sense of the notion that the originator, the English poet Alexander Pope, was trying to convey. In the poem An Essay on Criticism, Part II, 1711. Pope explains that, while […]

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ශ්‍රී ලන්කන් ගුවන් යානයෙන් දුන්න කජු බල්ලෙකුටවත් කන්න බෑ………….President on the way back from Nepal

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Dr. Sarath Obeysekera Do ordinary people know the prices of Cashew in the market ? You hardly find cashew curries in weddings now a days as it so expensive One Kilogram of  ashew is over 4500 Rs .Ordinary people cannot buy Cashew for consumption? No wonder why bankrupt Sri Lankan is buying cheap Cashew for […]

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100 Megawatt wind farm project stuck in the Cabinet

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera How  Sri Lankan Industry can benefit By Sandun Jayawardena A Danish wind turbine manufacturer has won a tender to build the 100 MegaWatt wind farm in Mannar but the project is held up by delays at Cabinet level. The Ceylon Electricity Board Engineers’ Union (CEBEU) has now urged Cabinet to speed up […]

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කසළ රඳවන ව්‍යාපෘතියට අදාළ පළවන මාධ්‍ය වාර්තා අසත්‍යයි – බස්නාහිර සංවර්ධන අමාත්‍යාංශය

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera පුත්තලම, අරුවක්කාලු සනීපාරක්ෂක කසළ රඳවනය ඉදිකිරීමේ ව්‍යාපෘතියට අදාළ අපද්‍රව්‍ය මුදාහැරීම සඳහා කලපු ප්‍රදේශයට කාණුවක් කපා ඇති බවට පළවන මාධ්‍ය වාර්තා සම්පූර්ණයෙන් අසත්‍ය බවට මහා නගර හා බස්නාහිර සංවර්ධන අමාත්‍යාංශය අවධාරණය කරයි. When such megaprojects and planned authorities should ensure to hold multiple meetings in the project area with stake holder participation to […]

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JANABALAYA –What everyone can learn

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera It is like festive season during New Year and Christmas. Press ,TV and social media went  to town to attract readers and spectators to watch reality show or shows like Ridee Rayak Once the show time is over people talk about how good it was and later even forget the names of […]

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උද්ඝෝෂණවලට පොදු ස්ථානයක් ඕන

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera – 5 09 2018  – 02:32  – 498 views  – ඉන්දික හේවාවිතාරණ ආණ්ඩුව විසින් රටට උදා කළ යහපාලනය සමහර පිරිස් අවභාවිත කිරීම නිසා ජන ජීවිතයට දැඩි බාධා එල්ල වෙමින් තිබෙන බව ආපදා කළමනාකරණ හා වාරිමාර්ග අමාත්‍ය දුමින්ද දිසානායක මහතා සඳහන් කළේය.ජනජීවිතයට බාධා එල්ල වන ආකාරයට උද්ඝෝෂණ, විරෝධතා රැලි වැනි දේවල් සිදු වෙමින් තිබෙන බවත්, මේ […]

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Public anger in Galaha ……. Daily FT … We are not surprised ……

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Professionals should be respected because they provide a service to the public. But when professionals leave aside public interest and focus more on personal interest, the results can be worrying for everyone. The assault on the property and staff of the Galaha hospital on Tuesday after the death of an infant allegedly […]

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Minneriya park law of the jungle…….. Lipton Circus moved to Minneriya ?

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Dr Sarath  Obeysekera    In some part of the world where tourism helps the people living in the area make sure to look after the tourists as the income from them will benefit the area . In Sri Lanka people are so selfish ,and they do not care about the income generated by tourists to […]

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Right to reply ….

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera   ගාළු වරායේ ටකරන් මඩුවක මහ වංචාවක්.. සෞදි සමාගමක්ද පැටලේ.. Posted on August 30th, 2018 රංජිත් විතානගේ සභාපති පාරිභෝගික අයිතීන් සුරකීමේ ජාතික ව්‍යාපාරයේ lanka C newsපාරිභෝගික අයිතීන් සුරැුකීමේ ජාතික ව්‍යාපාරය විසින් නිකුත් කර ඇති මාධ්‍ය නිවේදනයක් මෙහි දැක්වෙයි.ගාලුවරායේ ඉදි නොවුනු නාවික යාත්‍රාඅලුත්වැඩිය කරන අංගනයේ ඇතුලු පැත්ත.2013 මැයි මස 6 වන දින ශ්‍රී ලංකා වරාය අධිකාරිය […]

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Muslims are not as bad as we think

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera My wife who works in a private hospital  has come across a 26 year Sinhala girl who had a renal ( kindney )failure failure .She used to come to the hospital for dialysis twice a week .As the family had spent all their money ,my wife with another doctor helped them financially […]

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Vietnamese people are so united and think like one nation …

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera වියට්නාම – ලංකා වෙළෙඳාම ඩොලර් බිලියනයක් දක්වා ඉහළ නැංවීමට අවධානය    27 08 2018  – 20:20  – 153 views  – රුවන් කාශ්‍යපශ්‍රී ලංකාව සහ වියට්නාමය අතර ද්විපාර්ශ්වික වෙළෙඳාම 2020 වන විට අමෙරිකානු ඩොලර් බිලියනයක් දක්වා ඉහළ නැංවීම සඳහා නිරන්තර සාකච්ඡා සහ සැලසුම් ක්‍රියාත්මක කිරීමේ අවශ්‍යතාවය පිළිබඳව දෙරටේ අවධානය යොමුව තිබේ.ශ්‍රී ලංකා අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය රනිල් වික්‍රමසිංහ මහතා සහ […]

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Death of former Army Commander Gen. Rohan Daluwatte

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Former Army Commander General Rohan Daluwatte passed away yesterday at the age of 77 after a brief illness, while being treated at the Army Hospital.He was born on May 9, 1941 in Ambalangoda and is an old boy of Ananda College, Colombo. He joined the Sri Lanka Army as a Cadet Officer […]

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Director of Karapitiya Hospital is “killing “ the Queen of england by trying to write letters in a lanuage which is foreign to him  !

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Dr Jayampathy should write these letters in his native language .People assume that he is not a member of the GMOA which does not understand any language I could not find the word complict ( in penaltimate paragraph )   in neither oxford nor Webber

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