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Minister questions sincerity of some Western countries

Jul 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured articles

Senior Minister for Good Governance and Infrastructure Ratnasiri Wickramanayaka said that certain countries in the West unfortunately do not seem to be sincere when it comes to banning terrorist organisations such as the LTTE which is still active in such countries. “If these countries are really keen on eliminating terrorism, they must translate their words […]

Why the NATO trying to assassinate Moammar Gaddafi

Jun 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured articles, Foreign Affairs

Protecting civilians!! or western oil companies? NATO has been dropping devastating bunker-busting bombs on Muammar Gaddafi’s home in an attempt to assassinate him. One son and several grandchildren have died but Gaddafi has survived. The State Department cables give background to the hostility directed against Gaddafi by the United States and other NATO powers. One […]

Advancing the Sri Lankan tradition of free education

May 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured articles

CHALLENGES FACED BY SRI LANKAN STUDENTS Sri Lanka is one of few countries in the world to provide free education to its people. It is therefore no surprise that Sri Lanka is able to proudly declare such a high literacy rate and have so many students pursue higher education. The number of higher education options […]

Norway secretly aids LTTE members to flee Sri Lanka – report

May 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured articles

Norway has helped dozens of suspected Tamil Tiger cadres to flee Sri Lanka and given them asylum in Norway, a Norwegian newspaper reported today. The Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten says the staff at the Norwegian Embassy in Sri Lankan capital Colombo so far has helped around 12 people come to Norway, with help from the Norwegian […]

EU Prepares to Invade Libya under “Humanitarian” Hoax

Apr 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured articles, Foreign Affairs

The United Nations is set to rubber stamp an EU invasion force of ground troops that would be sent into Libya under the cooked up pretense of “humanitarian aid” and empowered to fight if Gaddafi forces threatened to impede their mission to “secure sea and land corridors inside the country,” another blatant attempt to legitimize […]

Portuguese wrote the darkest imperialist chapter in Sri Lanka

Feb 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured articles

Book review: A 16th Century Clash of Civilizations, the Portuguese Presence in Sri Lanka by Dr. Susantha Goonatilake H. L. D. Mahindapala-Editor, Sunday and Daily Observer (1990 – 1994). President, Sri Lanka Working Journalists’ Association (1991 -1993). Secretary-General, South Asia Media Association (1993 -1994) Part II: Dr. Susantha Goonatilake’s book A 16th Century Clash of […]

Our political masters of foreign cultures

Feb 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured articles

Part I: Book Review: A 16th Century Clash of Civilizations, the Portuguese Presence in Sri Lanka, Susantha Gunatilake When the Portuguese began their “spiritual and temporal conquest” of Sri Lanka (1505 – 1658) it brought out the best and the worst in the Sinhalese. The best came out in the heroic and successful resistance to […]

Art of Investment – Stock Market Investment Seminar

Feb 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured articles

Art of Investment – Sri Lankan Stock Market Investment Seminar organised by The Lankian magazine “We are proud to promote the CSE, which is the best market in the world today’’ says Mrs. Himaddrini Abayanayake, editor of ‘The Lankian’ magazine. Having withstood a recent world recession the market has been steadily growing towards an upward […]

Returning to the Church’s Old Ways?

Jan 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured articles

Malcolm Ranjith, the faithful disciple of the Pope and his new Cardinal has made two wrong submissions to the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC). One was falsely blaming the adoption of Sinhala as the medium of Government and second, asserting that there are exclusively “Tamil Only” Northern and Eastern Provinces to which the Sinhalese […]

Wikileaks on Sri Lanka

Dec 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured articles

Ira de Silva London, Ontario Ms. P. Butenis U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka Dear Madam: I refer to your statement at the outset of the news regarding the content of the information made available to the world on diplomatic exchanges from the U.S. embassy in Colombo and the U.S. State Department. Your […]