Author Archive for By Ian


Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

By Ian All of us have heard of the latest “ƒ”¹…”findings’ of the UN appointed panel. It looks like it’s a copy/ paste from the Tamilnet in early 2009. My issue is how these people who write and also comment on the report do that in isolation from the main issue. Let for a moment […]

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Systematic Development of the North and East Only way to avoid a repetition of the conflict

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

ƒ”š‚ By Ian I had an opportunity to visit Jaffna recently. Having spoken to few of the residents and seeing their living conditions etc, I was pleased to hear that a session of the cabinet was going to be held in Killinochchi. However I felt let down when I read about the decisions reached in the […]

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The Way to provide higher education to all at no cost to state while earning billions to the country.

Monday, June 28th, 2010

By Ian It was my intention to discuss a solution to the teacher and facilities shortage in the education system. While postponing that to next week, I like to discuss my thoughts on the proposed private university bill. Many are awaiting the changes to the University Act. I am sure many would say this is […]

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The way to make President Rajapakse win the next PE and make all Sri Lankans win along with him

Friday, October 30th, 2009

By Ian In 2005 presidential election the people excluding the voters of north, voted almost equally to two candidates giving a slight edge to the current president. How did the voting percentages increase substantially after the war? There were a small percentage of new voters. But the main reason for the increase is due to […]

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Friday, August 28th, 2009

By Ian For many of us we have won the war. But for me we have won a crucial battle of the war and the end of the war is yet to come. The “ƒ”¹…”war’ for separation that started in the 1920’s created division amongst its people and destabilized a country that had highest per […]

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We (Private and Public sector) together can restore North and East- (and other areas?)

Friday, June 12th, 2009

By Ian ƒ”š‚  The real victims of the war that ravaged in the country are/were the innocent civilians of all communities. Whatever the political solution if given will only benefit few people who will come to power and not the civilians in the north and east. ƒ”š‚  In my belief the government could get extensive […]

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GOSL Should persue LTTE /TRO international funds to use for the benefit of civilians in teh North and East

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

By Ian There were many LTTE and LTTE front organizations that raised billions of dollars in the pretext of delivering an ealam in Sri Lanka. These funds were raised by collecting monthly contributions from the Diaspora and also conducting many illegal activities in many parts of the world. The activities carried in Sri Lanka out […]

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The Solution is implementation of a Comprehensive Equal Opportunity Act and Not Federal or any other ‘Political Solution’.

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

By Ian The military phase of liberation of Sri Lanka has ended and it would bring a sigh of relief to average people of all communities. The people who were used as a human shields and made to go from place to place, some of the expatriate Tamil citizens who were made to contribute to […]

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