Archive for July, 2013

Converting candidate Wigneswaran to become a reasonable Tamil Moses – part II

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

C. Wijeyawickrema, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B., M.A., Ph.D. ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚  “Solutions to world’s problems could be found via Buddhism”ƒ”š‚ Dr. Abdul Kalam & Ms. Prathibha Patil (Ex-Indian Presidents) ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚  “All human progress has depended on ‘new questions’ rather than ‘new answers’ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚  to the old questions” ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚  Alfred North Whitehead-Science and the modern world, 1925 ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚  “There is […]

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13 + සහ අහිමිවන සිංහලයාගේ අයිතිය

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚´ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬-ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ “ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚º ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¸ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚©ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚½ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚½ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚´ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¤ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¤ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚½ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬…¾ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¸ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¯ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚»ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±, ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚»ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚«ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ “â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚©ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬‚ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚»ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±, ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ¢¢”š¬’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚´ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚ºƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±, ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ¢¢”š¬‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚± ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚ºƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±, ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¯ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¾‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚± ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬…¾ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¯ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±, ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚©ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚ºƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¾‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ¢¢”š¬‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚± ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚ºƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚± ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¸ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ¢¢”š¬‚ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¯ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚ºƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¾‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¸ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚­ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚½ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬…”ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚± ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¸ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚ºƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ¢¢”š¬‚¦ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚­ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚º ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚­ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¶ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬…¾ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚§ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚½ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ “â„¢ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬- ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚½ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ “â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¾‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚± ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚»ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚½ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚ºƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¸ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚­ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”¹…”ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¸ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚  13 ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚± ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ¢¢”š¬…¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¯ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚ºƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚ºƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’. ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚­ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬…¾ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚­ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚  13 ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚ºƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’. ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¸ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚¡ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¸ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¶ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚°ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚ºƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¾‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…-ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚ºƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ “â„¢ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¯ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¾‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ¢¢”š¬‚¦ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¯ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬…¾ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ “â„¢ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ¢¢”š¬‚°ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¯ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚»ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚´ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚­ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚»ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¸ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚§ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚± ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ¢¢”š¬‚¦ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚­ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚» ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚´ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ “ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬…¡ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚´ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ “ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬…¡ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¶ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬…¾ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¯ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¾‚¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚­ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢-¡‚¬ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚° ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ¢¢”š¬‚¦ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¯ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬…¾ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ” -â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ “â„¢ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ¢¢”š¬‚°ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¯ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚»ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚´ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚­ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚  ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚»ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚±ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬‚ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚¯ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚º ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬…¾ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ”š‚ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ…‚¡ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·’ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚º. ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ¢¢”š¬‚ ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚«ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ…‚ “â„¢ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚¶ƒ”š‚©ƒÆ’‚ ƒ”š‚·ƒ¢¢”š¬‚ […]

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Response to Friday Forum “Lessons From Black July And The Recommendations Of The LLRC”

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Shenali D Waduge Jayantha Dhanapala one time head of the Sri Lanka Peace Secretariat and Rev. Jayasiri T. Peiris has written on behalf of a group known as Friday Forum. Given that the Forum issues periodic statements on selected topics and issues questions emerge as to why some facts have been conveniently omitted. Friday Forum […]

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On the Slaughter of Cattle and the Saving of Lives

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

R Chandrasoma It is the conventional belief that if a poor animal is ‘rescued’ from a slaughterhouse, a life is saved and great karmic merit accrues to the doer of this compassionate deed. Things are not so simple – as with most issues involving life and death. In the first instance, no life can be […]

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A comprehensive discourse on various prayers at the last day of Ramadhan

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

By A. Abdul Aziz, Press Secretary, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at “ƒ¢¢”š¬…” Sri Lanka. (Given below is an excerpt of the Friday Sermons of Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Supreme Head of the world-wide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam, delivered during the last ten days of Ramazan fasting in 2010.) ƒ”š‚ Ahmadiyya Khalifa cited the following prayers: “ƒ”¹…”My Lord, […]

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PCs won’t have land, police powers – President

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

By Shamindra Ferdinando-Courtesy Island President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said that he had faced far more serious situations than the prospect of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) winning the forthcoming first Northern Provincial Council polls scheduled for late September. Addressing newspaper editors and electronic media heads at Temple Trees, President Rajapaksa said that the government was […]

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Response to Dr. Sudath Gunasekara

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Austin Fernando A friend drew my attention having seen a response by Dr. Sudath Gunasekara to an article I wrote in Divaina (a response to a Twitter interview by President’s Secretary Mr. Lalith Weeratunga), of which an English translation was published later in Colombo Telegraph (CT). Had Sudath posted his commentary in CT, sometimes I […]

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Suppressing the Buddhist identity from the proposed Nalanda University – Unchallenged by the Buddhist world

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Senaka Weeraratnaƒ”š‚  This entire project led by Dr. Amrtya Sen must be made the basis of a wide ranging discussion in the Buddhist world in respect to the direction, organisation, content of teaching, and aims and objectives that this proposed Nalanda International University is being encouraged to adopt. The historic Nalanda University was essentially a […]

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American Alumni Association (AAA) celebrates its Silver Jubilee

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

PRESS RELEASE-Chinthaka Abeysekera Assistant Treasurer, American Alumni Association The American Alumni Association (AAA) was established in July 1988 by its founder President Mr. Janaka Edirisinghe, and will be celebrating its Silver Jubilee on 09th August 2013. The organization, AAA as it is commonly known, is a social network of Sri Lankan Alumni returning from American […]

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Energy – The incredible health benefits of eating chillies

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Dr Hector Pereraƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚  London According to Luke Carter, a clinical nutritionist there are plenty of healths benefits by eating chillies. Many people eat chillies in different forms but not many people are aware of the scientific reasons and the health benefits of eating chillies. I have seen in some TV cooking programmes some chefs just […]

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Indo-Lanka Accord: Sri Lanka’s ‘Finlandisation’

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Janaka Perera ƒ”š‚ July 29-30 marks the 26th year of Sri Lanka’s virtual “ƒ”¹…”Finlandisation’ by India. ƒ”š‚ Lest some readers wonder what this term means it refers to Finland’s subservience to the Soviet Union during the Cold War.ƒ”š‚  (In other words a powerful country arrogating itself to the position of dictating policy to a smaller neighbour) ƒ”š‚ The […]

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Your statement on Tamil’s “Black July” commemmoration

Monday, July 29th, 2013

ƒ”š‚ Mahinda Gunasekeraƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚  Agincourt, Ontario Canada Hon. Jason Kenney, MP, PC Minister of Employment and Social Development House of Commons, Ottawa ƒ”š‚ Honorable Jason Kenney, Your statement on Tamil’s “Black July”ƒ”š‚ commemoration I read your politically motivated statement to mark the 23rd day of July which is denoted as the “Black July Day”ƒ”š‚ by Tamils to commemorate […]

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India armed, trained, financially sponsored LTTE terrorists and Sri Lankan Tamil Militants

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge The Jain Commission confirms so, Dixit confirms it, India’s intelligence does not deny it, memoirs of former officials give details, Tamil Nadu leaders have accepted it and there are enough of affidavits to prove that on the explicit orders of India’s government it applied the replica of the Bangladesh strategy by organizing […]

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Indo-Lanka Accord and the Punjab Accord – India fooled Sikhs and is now fooling Tamils

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge The comparisons are hard to miss. While mother Indira Gandhi created both Bhindrawale and Prabakaran, mother was killed by her Sikh bodyguards and son was blown to bits by Prabakaran, both Sikhs and Tamils have been demanding a separate Homeland. For Sikhs it is in Khalistan and for Tamils it is realistically […]

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Homelessness and Mental Health: Psycho-social Factors Relating to Homelessness in Canada

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Ruwan M Jayatunge Housing is a basic human right and it has strong links with economic, social and cultural aspects of human life.ƒ”š‚  Housing is essential for human survival with dignity. Housing allow people to have privacy, family life, assembly and association.ƒ”š‚  An adequate shelter isƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚  the base for human relationships, the free development of […]

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The Indian intervention on 29th July 1987 The“17th Invasion of Sri Lanka by India in the Island’s 2500 Year History.”

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Ranjith Soysa (Spokesperson) SPURƒ”š‚ ƒ”š‚  (Society for Peace, Unity and Human Rights for Sri Lanka Inc) Harking back, one can concludeƒ”š‚  that ƒ”š‚ 29th July 1987 was one of the darkest days in the history of Sri Lanka as it was the day on which India invaded Sri Lanka and forced the then Sri Lankan government to […]

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Ban Beef: Start with the Parliament Canteen

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge The National Pride of the Sinhala Buddhists and Tamil Hindus which comprise more than 85% of Sri Lanka’s population has been badly hurt by the decision of the Parliament to blatantly ignore the Buddhist-Hindu sensitivities to the serving of Beef but re-introduce the ban on Pork in its canteen, at the request […]

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Big Hitting, Timber Rattling Thisara Might Have been The Difference In The Recently Lost Tournaments.

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Top Spin By Suni July 27th 2013 That he bats with power albeit judiciously mostlyƒ”š‚ and bowls with ferocity combined with stunning accuracy despite a few strayers on the legsideƒ”š‚ is probably putting it mildly about our gentle giant Thisara Perera who somehow fails to attract the attention of selectors at times and pre-empted for experimental minnows […]

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ISLAM ENJOINS TO BELIEVE IN ALL THE PROPHETS

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

By A. Abdul Aziz This is in reference to the comments for the article published in lankaweb.com titled: Govt. of India Documentary on Jesus in Kashmir! (http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items/2013/07/24/govt-of-india-documentary-on-jesus-in-kashmir/) and be pleased to elaborate why Allah sends messengers to all people of all the times. Our universe and all that it contains is the creation of Allah, […]

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Remember ‘Black July’ as an opening for Tamils to settle in the West

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

ƒ”š‚ Asada M Erpini Mr.ƒ”š‚  Sumanthiran of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) writes to Island on 27 July pointing out the importance of remembering the atrocities of July 23 1983. The opening salvo itself that is directed at Sri Lanka is incorrect. July 23 1983 is not remembered as “ƒ”¹…”Black July’ in Sri Lanka, although Mr. […]

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Jason Kenny’s statement on Tamil’s Black July commemorations

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario .Canada 26 July 2013 Hon. Jason Kenney, PC, MP Minister of Employment and Social Development House of Commons, Ottawa Dear Jason Kenney: On July 23, at 9:30 PM I received an e-mail from a Canadian-Tamil, one Thevan Paramsothy (tparamsothy@yahoo.com) with a subject line “ƒ¢¢”š¬…” Fw: (Tamil_Araichchi) […]

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Stop Hillary Clinton – Stop Support for Tamil Tiger Suicide Terrorists

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

John MacKinnon “We have a straightforward mission, and we have only one reason to exist. And that is to make sure that Hillary Clinton never becomes president of the United States” ƒ”š‚ Stop Hillary Clinton Web site: http://www.stophillarypac.org/ ƒ”š‚ Mrs. Hillary Clinton is a huge supporter of LTTE Terrorists and their genocidal terror agenda. ƒ”š‚ This political action […]

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Indo-Lanka Accord a Nullity

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

By Dimuth Gunawardena The Vadamaarachchi operation launched by the Sri Lankan Armed Forces was to protect Sri Lanka’s territorial and political independence from Indian-armed and Indian-trained terrorist groups. India unlawfully interfered in that operation with the use of force by violating Sri Lanka’s air space with a so called Parripu drop, forcing Sri Lanka to […]

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Big Hitting, Timber Rattling Thisara Might Have been The Difference In The Recently Lost Tournaments.

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Top Spin By Suni July 27th 2013 That he bats with power albeit judiciously mostlyƒ”š‚ and bowls with ferocity combined with stunning accuracy despite a few strayers on the legsideƒ”š‚ is probably putting it mildly about our gentle giant Thisara Perera who somehow fails to attract the attention of selectors at times and pre-empted for experimental minnows […]

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Fresh alerts of terror strikes on Buddhist population and monasteries in Himachal

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Phayul, July 23, 2013 DHARAMSHALA, India — Police in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, exile home to thousands of Tibetans including His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Central Tibetan Administration, have been alerted of possible terror strikes on Buddhist population and monastries. According to Indian media reports, India’s central counter terrorism unit, […]

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What “friend” India did to Sri Lanka

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Shenali D Wadugeƒ”š‚  It’s getting a little tiresome hearing speeches and reading diplomatic statements that claim Sri Lanka is a friend of India’s. In our dictionary a friend does not act like a traitor but India’s dictionary is obviously different. What friend would secretly create terrorists on Indian soil that has resulted in the deaths […]

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Four Stroke 49CC BIKES

Friday, July 26th, 2013

By, Dr. Nishan Wijesinha (Specialist Consultant) MIS Services, Colombo 03. ƒ”š‚ First of all I would start by saying that the logistics of this article is solely confound to comprehend the facts of giving a selfless support in transforming rural livelihoods. The concept of 49CC Bikes emerged to aid in the paddle push bike riders with […]

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BE ALERT! TIGRESS IS COMING IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Malin Abeyatunge ƒ”š‚ It is learnt that Mrs Navenetham Pillay (Navi Pillay) ƒ”š‚ has decided to visit Sri Lanka in August 2013. As far as I could remember she was invited by the GoSL in 2011 before the UNHRC session. However, she scoffed the invitation so that she could continue lambasting Sri Lanka. Presumably she also would […]

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Denazify the LTTE–TNA (both are one and the same)

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Shenali D Waduge When Hitler and the Nazi’s were defeated by the Allied Troops (UK, US, France and Soviet Union) a policy of Denazification took place. The objective was to totally eliminate any ideology associated with Nazism. World War 2 ended in 1945 and immediately thereafter the program of Denazification began. Only after its conclusion […]

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Retired S.C. judge Wigneswaran: a new Tamil Moses – part I

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

C. Wijeyawickrema, ƒ”š‚  “Solutions to world’s problems could be found via Buddhism”ƒ”š‚ Dr. Abdul Kalam & Ms. Prathibha Patil (Ex-Indian Presidents) Wigneswaran-a blessing in disguise I thought of a Moses title to this essay because Ratanajeevan Hoole from his hiding place in USA made a comment that Wigneswaran (W) starts and ends his talks with […]

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