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The Evidence: How lies – Fake Videos – PR stunts – Child Actors justify military interventions of sovereign nations
By shenali Waduge
Countries have fallen. People have lost lives & homes. Countries are destabilized, split to pieces, locals are armed, locals are roped in as poodles, regime change & system change are all part of a neo-colonial liberal agenda that seeks to destroy the sovereign state system & bring corporate rule to the hands of a miniscule. This agenda has been rolled out a well-planned, well-coordinated, well-funded set of initiatives of which manufactured stories, news, fake videos, false eye witnesses, staged scenes, bogus NGOs, bought over locals and now even child actors are playing a role. In bringing... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/04/18)

My comments on Jack MacLaren's request to remove Tamil Tigers from the Canadian Government's list of Terrorist organizations
Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada
21 April 2018 Jack MacLaren, Independent (Trillium Party) MPP for Carleton-Mississippi Mills, Ontario Cc. Premier Kathleen Wynne, MPP Dear Jack MacLaren: ‘Sweet Mother of Jesus!'  What's all this that I read in the Toronto Sun of April 12, 2018,  bylined Bonokoski which says “Removing Tamil Tigers off terrorist list naive, foolish thinking.”  Did you really stand up in Queen's Park Chambers and suggest that?.  Phew! Man, did you really! What the heck did you add in to your coffee that morning, or smoked before you went... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/04/18)

WAR CRIMES' AND EELAM WAR IV (Part 1)
KAMALIKA PIERIS
The   “war crimes” charge against the Sri Lanka army is that the army killed hundreds and hundreds of   “innocent” Tamil civilians instead of killing off the LTTE. This ‘war crimes' charge is part of a calculated strategy carried out by the western countries that support Tamil Eelam. A bogus ‘body count' was created at the end of Eelam War IV. The first estimate was 20,000 civilians killed. The Paranagama Commission reported    that   ‘privately UN staff were puzzled by the new death toll, then alleged to be 20,000 and wondered how it had been calculated. UN staff were... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/04/18)

SLPP should become Sri Lanka's leading political party.
By : A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA. 
Despite dismissal by some silly quisling politicians as a never winning and politically suicide effort the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) the nascent political party of Sri Lanka made a tremendous and historical victory in the February 10th local government elections beating all traditional political parties and becoming first in the majority of local government Institutions in the country.  Its victory was a surprise to many partisan political commentators to warn the neo-liberal reactionary UNP to take even undemocratic actions to suppress the forward march of the SLPP.  The Pohottuwa has been the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/04/18)

EXECUTIVE PRESIDENCY MUST REMAIN AND BE FURTHER STRENGTHENED - JVP A PROXY OF UNP AND LTTE
By M D P DISSANAYAKE
Having a President like Maithreepala Sirisena cannot be a sound argument to do away with the Presidency.   That selection  was a cardinal mistake. Sobhitha talked about the Constitution, like a Tyre with 17 patches.  Now he is no more.  Now we have the same Tyre with 19 patches. JVP want to add another.  This motion by JVP is  a virtual contractual arrangement with the group of UNP, SLMC, JVP, TNA  and all anti Sri Lankan forces to abolish Presidency.  The Executive Presidency should not be abolished as a punishment to President Maithreepala Sirisena.  Restricting... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/04/18)

Evidence regarding glyphosate use and the incidence of kidney diseases
Usvatte-aratchi Courtesy The Island
April 22, 2018, 10:14 pm It is progress that scientists, including two eminent physicians, have taken up, again, the case against glyphosate. Bhikkhusangha taken in general, and Bhikkhu Ratana in particular, do not have the tool kit which qualifies them to make decisions in these matters. Earlier, certain other scientists had taken up the case for glyphosate. Somethings belong mostly in religion and others mostly in natural philosophy, the circles intersecting each other only in the higher regions. The present case for and against glyphosate, the way I recall it, rests on epidemiological studies. Glyphosate has... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/04/18)

Fuel pricing formula, an IMF condition – JO
By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island
‘Petroleum prices to be increased on May Day’ Joint Opposition (JO) spokesman Bandula Gunawardena, MP, yesterday alleged that the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government was about to introduce a fuel pricing formula at the behest of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Addressing the media at Vajirasharma temple, Punchi Borella, Gunawardena accused the government of having given in to IMF dictates. The JO strongly opposed the pricing formula, as the people were struggling to make ends meet, Gunawardena said. Predicting that the pricing formula would be introduced on May Day, Gunawardena said that JO May Day rally would... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/04/18)

Exposing fake witnesses in Iraq & Sri Lanka: Nayirah & Vany Kumar
By shenali Waduge
The intervention in Syria has become an eye opener as a string of lies, fake videos, images, recruitment of child artists & PR firms have exposed the lies that have gone into justifying military intervention by the West & UN action thereafter. A girl crying before Congress claiming she witnesses Iraqi soldiers remove babies from incubators justified the invasion of Iraq. Channel 4’s star witness was Vany Kumar who had arrived from London to the Vanni and her accounts of blood being mixed with water & given to dying Tamil civilians together with a series of... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/04/18)

Destabalizing Sri Lanka - Was 19a part of the regime change plot in Sri Lanka?
By shenali Waduge
That regime change took place aligning a bevy of political parties, personages, over 50 civil society groups in an effortless coup against the previous government was evidenced in January 2015 and the string of actions & decisions taken thereafter put into context has spelt doom & destabilization for Sri Lanka. How many people have now realized whether the gameplan was to put their man in power tweaking the puppet President’s powers by introducing the 19th amendment booby trap? The 19a Bill was passed in Parliament on 28th April 2015 with a 2/3 majority after 174... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/04/18)

Death of Mr. D. Ananda de Silva - indefatigable Buddhist worker
Senaka Weeraratna Hony. Secretary German Dharmaduta Society
It is with great sadness that I am conveying to you the heartbreaking news of the death of our close friend and dedicated Buddhist worker, Mr. D. Ananda de Silva, Assistant Secretary, German Dharmaduta Society. I have been informed by his son Renuka that his father died early morning today (at 4.30 a.m.) from Liver failure. He was ailing for some time and during the last few months he spent time in Hospital. He was 79 years old. He is survived by three children, two sons Priyanka and Renuka and daughter, Sangeethika.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/04/18)

E. W. Perera 
Edward Walter Perera (11 December 1875 – 15 February 1953) was a Ceylonese (Sri Lankan) barrister, politician and freedom fighter. He was known as the 'Lion of Kotte' and was a prominent figure in the Sri Lankan independence movement and a senator. Early life and education
Born on 11 December 1875 at Unawatuna, Galle to Edward Francis Perera, Proctor of Colombo. Raised as a devoted Christian, Perera was educated at Royal College, Colombo and was the first editor of the Royal College Magazine, he served as a sub-editor of the newspaper, Examiner until he was called to the Bar... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/04/18)

Bill Gates commends Sri Lankan healthcare system
Sunil Jayasiri from London Courtesy The Daily Mirror
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have built very high quality primary healthcare systems, staffed primarily by women healthcare workers, co-founder of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates said. He expressed these views while speaking at the joint forum of the Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting held in Westminster on Tuesday. He praised the Singaporean education system as well. “Nobody else is better in the world at education than Singapore,” he said. Mr. Gates said the Commonwealth has to learn from itself in solving its own problems, stating examples of what Nigeria learnt... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/04/18)

1915 Sinhalese-Muslim riots
The 1915 Sinhalese-Muslim riots (also known as the anti-Muslim riots of 1913[1][2][3] or the 1915 Buddhist Mohammedan riots or the 1915 Ceylonese riots) was a widespread and prolonged ethnic riot in the island of Ceylon between Sinhalese Buddhists and the Ceylon Moors and the brutal suppression of it by the British colonial authorities.[4] 1915 Sinhalese-Muslim riots Ceylon Date 28 May - 8 August 1915 Location Western Provinceand Sabaragamuwa, British Ceylon Caused by Attempt to prevent an attack on a Buddhist procession by Indian Moors Methods Widespread looting, assault, arson and murder Lead figures ... -Full Story- (LankaWeb - 22/04/18)

Ban on pandals on Vesak, Poson Poya days to remain: Minister
Kalathma Jayawardhane Courtesy The Daily Mirror
Buddhasasana Minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera said yesterday the ban of pandals on Vesak and Poson Poya Days would not be changed and stressed the need to focus on the spiritual aspect of religion rather than on mundane activities. He told Daily Mirror that this prohibition on pandals would only apply to May 29, the Vesak Poya Day and June 27 the Poson Poya Day and that pandals could be put up on the other days. The minister had imposed this restriction last month but the Government Information Department said the government had not taken... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/04/18)

CHOGM asks Lanka to lead mangrove conservation in the Commonwealth
Courtesy NewsIn.Asia
London, April 20 (newsin.asia): The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) being held here has asked Sri Lanka to give leadership to mangrove conservation in the Commonwealth. Sri Lanka has been having a successful mangrove conservation program since 2015 thanks to President Maithripala Sirisena. This was stated during the 25th inaugural ceremony of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), held on April 19.‎... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/04/18)

Syria: Latest case of using a “false flag” or “fake news” to unleash war
By Editor Courtesy NewsIn.Asia
The airstrikes carried out by the US, UK and France on alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria on April 14, are yet another instance of how the US (and its allies) use “false flags” or “fake news” to unleash military action to serve their geo-strategic interests, writes P.K.Bala.chandran in DailyFT. The US has been saying that Syrian President Bashar al- Assad is an “animal” who kills and maims his own people using chemical weapons like nerve gas. But the real reason for hating Assad is not that he has been using nerve gas against his own people,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/04/18)

The Keith Noyahr case: Gota as Fonny’s nanny
C.A.Chandraprema Courtesy The Island
Major Ajith Prasanna takes a closer look at what Keith Noyahr wrote Sunday Leader throwing red herrings across the trail The mistake that Gota made April 21, 2018, 8:10 pm Amidst the political confusion that engulfed the country after the recent local government elections and just before the New Year holidays, the former Director of Military Intelligence Major General Amal Karunasekera was arrested in relation to the abduction and torture of Keith Noyahr, the Defence Correspondent of the now defunct newspaper The Nation, back in 2008. After this arrest, the state owned Sunday Observer... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/04/18)

An appeal to the Tamil Intelligentsia to question why the Tamil politicians want separation from Sinhala.
By Charles.S.Perera
We are all human beings first before we started calling ourselves Tamil, Sinhala, Muslim or what not. Therefore we have to first treat all human beings equal,  even those within our own  Community not down grading another for what he had been called upon to do. This is  how we have to see the larger human species, when we have passed our primitive stage of growth and become intelligent men and women. There is surely at least a very small group of  Tamil Intelligentsia who can understand  their role in life and see things as they really... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/04/18)

Can we eradicate hunger by mangrove conservation ?
Dr Sarath Obeysekera
Priorities are mixed up by Sri Lankan Delegation to Commonwealth Business forum in London “Sri Lanka to give leadership for mangrove conservation in Commonwealth countries” FT / Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00 London: Sri Lanka has been named as the country to give leadership for the conservation of mangroves in Commonwealth countries during the 25th inaugural ceremony of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), held yesterday . At yesterday’s meeting, an active committee has been established under the leadership of Sri Lanka to share the knowledge and the procedure on mangrove conservation with other Commonwealth states.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/04/18)

විශ්වාසභංගයේදී මොකද වුණේ‍? එතැනින් පසු රට කොතැනටද?
සාකච්ඡා කළේ, ප්‍රසන්න සංජීව තෙන්නකෝන් උපුටාගැණීම ලංකාදීප
විශ්වාසභංගයේදී මොකද වුණේ‍? එතැනින් පසු රට කොතැනටද? මේ ඒ ගැන විමසමින් එක්සත් ජනතා නිදහස් සන්ධානයේ කොළඹ දිස්ත්‍රික් පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී ජාතික නිදහස් පෙරමුණේ නායක විමල් වීරවංශ මහතා සමග කළ සාකච්ඡාවකි. • ප්‍රශ්නය – මොන තර්ක විතර්ක දැම්මත් විශ්වාසභංගයෙන් අවසානයේදී සිද්ධ වුණේ‍ අගමැති රනිල් ශක්තිමත් කිරීමක්? • පිළිතුර – අගමැති රනිල් ශක්තිමත් වෙලා නම් එක්සත් ජාතික පක්ෂයේ සියලු නාහෙන් ඇඬිලි දැන් නතර වෙලා තියෙන්න ඕන. විශ්වාසභංගයේදී අගමැති රනිල්ට පක්ෂව ඡන්දය දීපු එක්සත් ජාතික පක්ෂයේම සමහර මන්ත්‍රීවරුන් දැන් ආපහු කියන්න පටන් අරන් තියෙනවා අපි ගේනවා දැන් විශ්වාසභංගයක් කියලා. ඔවුන්ට පෙනිලා තියෙනවා ඔවුන් බලාපොරොත්තු වෙන ප්‍රතිසංවිධාන යූඑන්පීය... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/04/18)

Era of warped logic
By Dr Upul Wijayawardhana Courtesy The Island
April 20, 2018, 10:25 pm Warped logic seems to be the order of the day; be it local, to justify errant politicians; or international, to teach lessons to ‘non-compliant’ states, where the dictum seems to be ‘Punish first and then investigate’. Lynn Ockersz, in his well-reasoned ‘World Scan’ calls it ‘World Disorder’ (The Island, 19 April) and analyses the international scene but there is hardly any doubt that events in Sri Lanka, too, were manoeuvred internationally. Going through the interesting correspondence following the unsuccessful no-confidence motion on our dearly-loved Prime Minister, it is... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/04/18)

RT visits hospital seen in Douma ‘chemical attack’ video, talks to boy from footage (VIDEO)
Courtesy RT
Edited time: 20 Apr, 2018 13:51 Get short URL RT Arabic has traveled to the Douma hospital shown in footage of the aftermath of the alleged chemical weapons attack. The crew talked to a boy featured in the video, who recounted the events. Hassan Diab, 11, appears to be the trembling boy seen in the video of the aftermath of the alleged chemical attack in the Eastern Ghouta city. The footage was circulated by mainstream media after being posted by the so-called Douma Revolution group on Facebook. Hassan Diab,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/04/18)

Sri Lanka makes it obligatory for tuk tuk’s to be metered
Courtesy newsin.asia
Colombo, April 20 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s Transport Ministry, on Friday said it had been made obligatory for all three wheel services in the island country to fix a meter and issue a receipt at the end of the trip. The new rule had been announced on April 1, but a two week grace period had been issued following a request made by the Taxi Driver’s Association. A Transport Ministry official told newsin.asia that passengers could now request for a receipt at the end of their trip and those who faced any problems could lodge a complaint at the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/04/18)

THE “DARUSMAN REPORT” Part 5
KAMALIKA PIERIS
 This essay in the Darusman report series  features the   Report by Major General  John Holmes prepared at the request of the Paranagama Commsiion. It is taken from the Parangama Commjission Report. ANNEX 1 – MILITARY EXPERT OPINION BY MAJOR GENERAL JOHN HOLMES DSO OBE MC EXPERT MILITARY REPORT By Major General John Holmes DSO OBE MC Major General (Retired) John Holmes DSO OBE MC
General Holmes’ military career began at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1968. He was commissioned into the Scots Guards, before joining 22 Special Air Service Regiment in 1974. His career thereafter... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 20/04/18)

In defence of MR – Supposed ‘Horrors’ revisited
R Chandrasoma
The supposed misdeeds and the flagrant violation of the norms of democracy perpetrated by MR and his aids and accomplices are now part of a political legend entrenched this country. Not only was the populace robbed and cheated – they were in danger of being bumped off by hired agents of a merciless dictator. Meanwhile the latter and his ‘gang of thieves’ ruined the economy, unleashed the dogs of racial intolerance and incurred the total contempt of the rulers and leaders of the World to such a degree that the crowning ignominy of the Electric Chair for... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 20/04/18)

Tales Of Soldiers
Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge 
Jose Naroskey once said “In war, there are no unwounded soldiers” Undeniably war has a profound effect on soldiers. It has a catastrophic effect on their health and wellbeing. I have met a number of soldiers around the globe who belonged to different Armies and various military organizations. Many of them are still affected by the reminiscences of the war. I recall some lines of Nancy L. Meek’s poem ‘The Sacrifice. In this poem she describes the state of mind of a soldier on returning from a war. This is what Nancy L. Meek writes…... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 20/04/18)

CASTE CONSCIOUS SHINING INDIA
ALI SUKHANVER
This spring proved the beginning of a new tale of distress and grief for the low-caste Hindus of India. According to the details narrated by the Washington Post, “Caste prejudice is endemic in Hindu-majority India, even though the constitution outlaws the practice and has made it a crime punishable by up to a year in prison. The law also states that anyone accused of a caste-related crime could face immediate arrest. However, last month the Supreme Court ruled that in order to prevent misuse of the law, government officers accused of flouting it can be arrested only... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 20/04/18)

Skripals poisoning ‘highly likely’ staged by British intelligence – Russian Foreign Ministry
Courtesy RT
Published time: 19 Apr, 2018 16:30 Get short URL The UK’s behavior after the Skripal incident suggests that the attack was organized by the British spy agencies or was at least beneficial for them, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said. Soldiers wearing protective suits seal a bin in Salisbury, Britain on March 10, 2018. © Peter Nicholls / Reuters “It was highly likely that the false-flag incident with the poisoning of the Russian citizens in Salisbury was beneficial for, or perhaps organized by, the British intelligence services... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 20/04/18)

Staged suffering? Interview with boy in Douma video raises more doubts over ‘chem attack’
Courtesy RT
Published time: 19 Apr, 2018 10:47Edited time: 19 Apr, 2018 12:40 Hassan Diab (left) featured in the video of the alleged chemical attack in Douma -CAPTION / RT The boy portrayed as a ‘victim’ in a video of the alleged chemical attack in Douma has told a Russian TV crew that he was asked to go to hospital, where people “grabbed” him and started “pouring water” over his head. Full Report https://www.rt.com/news/424563-douma-boy-chemical-video/ Panic, fear, screaming adults and frightened children featured in the purported footage of the aftermath following the alleged chemical... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 20/04/18)

THE “DARUSMAN REPORT” Part 4
KAMALIKA PIERIS
This essay in the Darusman report series  features the  review of the Darusamn Report by Geoffrey Nice QC & Rodney Dixon QC   at the request of the Paranagama Commission. It is taken from the Parangama Commjission report. March 24, 2015, 12:00 pm Review of "Report of the Secretary-General's Panel of Experts on Accountability in Sri Lanka" by Sir Geoffrey Nice QC & Rodney Dixon QC Review of "Report of the Secretary-General's Panel of Experts on Accountability in Sri Lanka"  Introduction 1. This is a Review of the Report of the Secretary-General's Panel of Experts on Accountability in... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/18)

New Year Epitomize India’s Rebuilding of Asian Cultural Pathways
By Kalinga Seneviratne
April 14th marked the dawn of a New Year to most communities in South and Southeast Asia, especially those along the two great Gangas (rivers) of Asia, the Ganges and the Mekong. It is based not on any religious scriptures but on astrology and the harvesting cycle. So we could say it is pre-Buddhist in origin. Last month I attended a two-day conference at Thammasat University in Bangkok that brought together Indian and Southeast Asian scholars to discuss re-building cultural links along the two great rivers that have in ancient times provided transport links to build... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/18)

Bay of Pigs, Cuba: CIA’s unlearned lesson in regime change
Courtesy RT
The looming end of the Castro era in Cuba coincides this week with the 57th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs invasion – a failed attack by the CIA that greatly catalyzed the Castro approach to resisting American encroachment. On Thursday, Raul Castro, the 86-year-old brother of the late Fidel, will step down as the president of Cuba. For the first time in almost 60 years, the island will not be led by a Castro, although the man who is widely assumed to take the post next, First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, has vowed to stay... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/18)

වානිජ බෝගයක් ලෙස කංසා වගාව නීතිගත කළ යුතුයි.
තුසිත බාලසූරිය ලේකම් ශ්‍රී ලංකා සමාජ ප්‍ර‍ජාතන්ත්‍ර‍වාදී පක්ෂය
පොහොර සහනාධාරයකින් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ කෘෂි කර්මාන්තය නගා සිටුවිය නොහැකි නිසා කෘෂි ආර්ථිකය නගා සිටුවීමට වානිජමය වටිනාකමක් සහිත නව වානිජ බෝග ගොවීන් වෙත හදුන්වා දිය යුතුය. කංසා යනු එවැනි විශාල වානිජමය වටිනාකමක් සහිත ශාකයකි. ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ වගා කෙරෙන සෙසු වානිජ බෝගවලට වඩා වැඩි ලාභයක් කංසා වගාවෙන් උපයා ගත හැකිය. මන්ද අඩු පිරිවැයකින් වැඩි අස්වැන්නක් ලබාදෙන කංසා ශාකය ඇසුරෙන් විවිධ නිෂ්පාදන කරති. එමනිසා වානිජ බෝගයක් ලෙස කංසා වගාව නීතිගත කිරීම ආර්ථික සංවර්ධනය වේගවත් කරනු ඇත. බෙහෙත් නිෂ්පාදයට කංසා විශාල වශයෙන් යොදා ගනී. බටහිර රටවල් මෙන්ම අසල්වැසි ඉන්දියාවද කංසා යොදාගෙන බෙහෙත් නිපදවා විශාල... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/18)

රස පොහොරට පොහොර දමන බත් බැලයෝ
මතුගම සෙනෙවිරුවන්
       යහපාලන රජය පත් වූ අලුත ජනාධිපති තුමාගේ විශේෂිත සංකල්පයක් බවට පත් වූයේ වස විස නැති ගොවිතැනයි. වකුගඩු රෝගයෙන් පිළිකා සහ වෙනත් බෝ නොවන රෝග වලින් හෙම්බත්ව සිටි රජරට ජනතාව ඉන් මුදවා ගැනීමේ සද් චේතනාවෙන් ඇරඹි මේ වැඩ සටහන නිසා  උග්‍ර පිළිකා කාරකයක් ලෙසට නම් දරා ඇති ග්ලයිෆොසොට් හෙවත් වානිජ වශයෙන් සර්පාර්ස් රවුන්ඩ් අප් වැනි නම් වලින් හඳුන්වන වල් නාශකය තහනම් කරන ලද්දේය. එයට අමතරව රසායනික පොහොර සහනාධාරය වෙනුවට ගොවියාට මුදල් ලබා දීමේ ක්‍රම වේදයක්ද ඇරඹිණ.දැන් වසර දෙකක පමණ කාලයක් එම ප්‍රතිපත්තියේ සිටි රජය හිටි හැටියේ වල් නාශක තහනම ඉවත් කරන්නටද නැවත රසායනික පොහොර සහනාධාරය ලබා දීමටද... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/18)

Mirage – The Great Tamil Novel Of Our Time
By  H.L.D Mahindapala
Part 1 When two distinguished authorities on the history of Jaffna — Bishop S. Jebanesan of the Jaffna Diocese of the Church of South India, and Richard Fox Young who holds a Chair in the Princeton Theological Seminary, USA., – collaborated to translate the novel Mirage (Kanal in Tamil), depicting the plight of the despised Tamil outcasts (Dalits) of the North, it automatically raised the significance and the value of the novel to a level way above the rest of modern Tamil literature. In addition to recognising its literary merits, their selective act to translate this particular novel conveys... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/18)

‘EXPLOIATION OF THE CONSUMER’
Sarath Wijesinghe former Chairman Consumer Affairs Authority and former Ambassador to UAE and Israel
Consumer and consumerism in exploitation process Consumer is always exploited and at the receiving end every minute. This process aggravates during the festive seasons due to excessive demand on consumer items and services. Consumer is cheated and misguided by bogus year end and, clearance sales to get rid of the unwanted stock and sale of consumer items and services to the consumer who is in a hurry in the midst of congestion in preparation for the festival. Consumer in Sri Lanka is a group not... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/18)

The search for truth in the rubble of Douma – and one doctor’s doubts over the chemical attack
Robert Fisk Douma, Syria Courtesy  independent
Exclusive: Robert Fisk visits the Syria clinic at the centre of a global crisis This is the story of a town called Douma, a ravaged, stinking place of smashed apartment blocks – and of an underground clinic whose images of suffering allowed three of the Western world’s most powerful nations to bomb Syria last week. There’s even a friendly doctor in a green coat who, when I track him down in the very same clinic, cheerfully tells me that the “gas” videotape which horrified the world – despite all the doubters – is perfectly... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/18)

Western media cover tracks of Trump, May and Macron's war crime in Syria
Finian Cunningham Courtesy RT
Published time: 17 Apr, 2018 15:51Edited time: 18 Apr, 2018 08:03 Get short URL With astounding double-think, the US and Britain accuse Russia of "tampering" with the alleged chemical-weapon attack site in Syria's Douma – just days after the US, UK and France barraged the county with over 100 missiles. If anyone is guilty of tampering with the alleged crime scene, it is the NATO trio who rushed to bomb Syria just as inspectors belonging to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) arrived in Syria – invited... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/18)

WATCH Syrian Boy in White Helmets FAKE Chemical Attack Video Reveals Truth
Courtesy Sputnik
Earlier the White Helmets, a Western-backed NGO known for its ties with terrorist groups, released a video showing alleged victims of the false-flag chemical attack in Douma. The US and its allies used the video as a pre-text to conduct a missile strike on Syria. The Russia 24 TV channel released an exclusive interview on April 18 with a boy, who participated in filming a fake video, as evidence of the false-flag chemical attack in Douma by the White Helmets. In the interview, Hassan Diab says that he and his mother heard loud voices on the street, urging everyone to rush to the hospitals. When... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/18)

Mission Accomplished? Certainly not in Syria
By Lucien Rajakarunanayake Courtesy The Island
April 17, 2018, 12:00 pm Donald Trump’s Twitter message announcing success of the missile attack on Syria by the US, the UK and France last Saturday (April 14) has revived memories of a similar message by former president George W Bush, at the height of the war against Iraq, which certainly haunted him in the later years of his presidency. Trump tweeted: A perfectly executed strike last night. Thank you to France and the United Kingdom for their wisdom and the power of their fine Military. Could not have had a better result. Mission... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 19/04/18)

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