Archive for August 30th, 2010

Animal sacrifices in Sri Lanka – Requirement for ‘Animal Welfare Legislation’

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Dr.P.A.Samaraweera, Australia On the 25th of August a group of Buddhist monks had protestedƒ”š‚ against an animal slaughter ritual in the Munneswaram Kaliƒ”š‚ Kovil in Chilaw.ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ It is alleged thatƒ”š‚ around 400 goats and a countless number of fowls had been inhumanelyƒ”š‚ slaughtered at this ritual. ƒ”š‚  Hinduism promotes non-violence and vegetarianism. There are many sects of Hinduism and this […]

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Hurricane Katrina: a shameful breakdown in government that has left countless men, women and children abandoned and alone.

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent ., Gloucester . Ontario . Canada ƒ”š‚  August 30, 2010 ƒ”š‚  The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN ƒ”š‚  Sir: ƒ”š‚  You reported that “More to be done, Obama says”,ƒ”š‚  and this is five years after the Gulf Coast was hit by Hurricane Katrina. People are still waiting to be sent […]

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A response to the possibility of Islamic violence in the region

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Written by M Rizvi. Dear Editor, I thank Lankaweb and Mr Kumar Moses for the opinion piece titled – The Dangerous Possibility of Islamic Terror in Sri Lanka. It contained many new insights to a subject matter that is rarely taken up in the openƒ”š‚ though media around the world talk about it at lengths. As […]

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Tourism in Sri Lanka – an addendum

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Dr. Tilak Fernando Several positive feedbacks to my article, “ƒ”¹…”We need to get the act right’ (published on August 2) prompted me to write an addendum to it in the hope that we all, as patriotic Sri Lankans, expect and wish that Sri Lanka’s aim in promoting tourism in an excellent scale meets with the […]

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