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Zeid dictates harsh terms to Sri Lanka
By A.A.M.Nizam - MATARA
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein who ended a four day visit to Sri Lanka yesterday and extensively listened to the views and opinions of the Tamil community and failed to hold discussions with the Sinhala community organizations or joint opposition members said that it was the sovereign right of Sri Lanka to decide on the judicial process to investigate into alleged war crimes or on the involvement of foreign judges. He cautioned that at the end of the day whatever Sri Lanka did, it should make sure that justice were... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 11/02/16)

UNHR Chief malicious, unfair: GL
Courtesy The Daily Mirror
The Statement made by the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein at a media briefing held in the last day of his four-day Sri Lanka visit, on the judicial process into alleged war crimes committed by Sri Lankan tri-forces was malicious and unfair, Joint Opposition's expert spokesman G.L. Peiris said today. He said that the “motive of the UN High Commissioner was not to prevail justice and equity for the victims, whose human rights have been violated, but to fulfil certain political agendas,” he said. “In his statement wrapping up his four-day... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 11/02/16)

Theravada Kathikavatha Bill contravenes Constitution - SC
Courtesy Adaderan
The Supreme Court determines that the proposed Theravadi Bhikku Kathikawatha (Registration) Bill contravenes the constitution of Sri Lanka. Therefore the bill requires approval from two-thirds majority in Parliament and a public referendum in order to be enacted. However, the bill can be approved with a normal majority if the sections repugnant to the Constitution are omitted, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said while informing the Parliament regarding the Supreme Court determination today (10). The bill was presented by the Minister of Buddhasasana Wijedasa Rajapaksa on 12th January, 2016. The act proposes to provide for the formulation and registration... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 10/02/16)

Not-so-good governance
Editorial Island
February 9, 2016, 7:31 pm Good governance consists in respecting people's verdicts at elections. Their franchise is not to be trifled with. One of the main flaws in the present Constitution is the provision for abusing the National List (NL) mechanism to appoint defeated candidates to Parliament at the expense of those whose names are presented to the people at parliamentary polls. The UNP has appointed Democratic Party Leader Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to Parliament via the NL. He was defeated at the last general election. No less a person than Minister of Justice Wijayadasa Rajapakshe, PC... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 10/02/16)

British crimes against Tamil indentured laborers (coolies)
Shenali D Waduge
Winston Churchill said “I hate Indians. They are a beastly people with a beastly religion” and that they were ‘breeding like rabbits' so what did the British do, they transported them all over the world to be used as labor and to fester clashes under their famous divide and rule policy. No sooner slavery ended, indentured labor began, to end only in 1920. Some 3.5million people from India were transported to the 178 countries that the British Empire ruled over barring just 22 countries. These Indians were plucked from their homes and exported to all... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 10/02/16)

IS THIS NEWS TRUE. IT APPEARED IN A TAMIL WEB INTERNATIONAL NEWSPAPER.
Noor Nizam.
THE NEWS. An eleven-member Consultation Task Force will enforce provisions of the US-backed resolution which was jointly sponsored by Sri Lanka at the Human Rights Council in Geneva last year.Its work will be carried out with the help of a UN expert who will arrive in Colombo next week. He is Pablo de Greiff, Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparations and guarantees of non-recurrence. This will be part of an Action Plan formulated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as stated in a confidential document circulated to Western countries and India as part of... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 10/02/16)

UNHRC Prince Zeid is violating Article 2.7 of UN Charter and INTERFERING in the INTERNAL AFFAIRS of Sri Lanka
 Shenali D Waduge
Prince Zeid has come to Sri Lanka to point fingers and give orders. He is violating Article 2.7 of the UN Charter ‘United Nations has no authority to intervene in matters which are within the domestic jurisdiction of any State’. Why should the Government of Sri Lanka entertain such visits where UNHRC head is virtually giving orders to Sri Lanka and interfering in the internal affairs of a sovereign state? In fact we do not know why he has come. Is the silence due to the illegalities of the UN/UNHRC against Sri Lanka getting international attention?... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 10/02/16)

මගේ ප්‍රථම සීසර් ශල්‍යකර්මය​
වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග
මීගමුව දිස්ත්‍රික් රෝහලේ විශේෂඥ නාරි හා ප්‍රසව වෛද්‍ය  අජිත් සේමසිංහ මහතා සීසර් ශල්‍යකර්මයක් සඳහා සහායක වෛද්‍යවරයා ලෙස මාව කැඳවාගෙන ශල්‍යාගාරයට ගියේය​.  අත් හොඳින් සෝදා අත්වැසුම් සහිතව ශල්‍ය ඇඳුම් ඇඳගත් අප ගැබිනි මාතාව සීසර් ශල්‍යකර්මයට ලක් කිරීම ඇරඹුවෙමු. වෛද්‍ය  අජිත් සේමසිංහ ශල්‍ය සැතෙන් නිර්වින්දනයට ලක් කරන ලද ගැබිනියගේ බඩෙහි කැපුමක් කලේය​. මම රුධිරය ගැලීම නවතනු වස් ගෝස් කෑල්ලකින් රුධිර නාලිකා තද කලෙමි. එසේම කැපුණු රුධිර නාලිකා ශල්‍ය නූල් වලින් ගැට ගැසීමට උදව් කලෙමි. ගර්භාශය දක්වා කැපුම් යෙදූ වෛද්‍ය  සේමසිංහ සෙමෙන් සෙමෙන් ගර්භාශය පාදා එමතින් සුළු කැපුමක් දමා ගර්භාශය ආංශිකව විවෘත කොට භූණ හිස ගර්භාශයෙන් පිටතට ගත්තේය​. ඉන්පසු ගර්භාශ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 10/02/16)

Sri Lanka, not Sri Lankans, the OHCHR agenda
by Tamara Kunanayakam Courtesy The Island
February 8, 2016, 7:28 am It should by now be obvious to any keen observer of events in Geneva and vacillations of Sri Lanka’s ruling class that the ‘human rights’ game being played out has little to do with the Sri Lankan people and everything to do with the island’s strategic location on the Indian Ocean as vital maritime link between a declining West and a rising East, with China at its centre, and strategic observation post, and with Washington’s fundamental commitment to maintaining a unipolar world in which it has no peer competitor.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 10/02/16)

Oil and gas sector a derivatives time bomb
Media Release  Citizens Electoral Council of Australia
The cascade of write-downs, defaults and bankruptcies now sweeping the oil and gas sector worldwide is well on the way to triggering the final, deadly implosion of the London/Wall Street-centred financial system. Like the smaller, 2007-08 mortgage debt bubble, the threat lies in the derivatives trades that are many times the value of the oil debts they are betting on, which are increasingly worthless. Explaining the collapse in European bank stocks this year, including falls of 37 and 34 per cent in the stocks of Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse respectively, Matthew... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 10/02/16)

Health camp for scribes at Guwahati Press Club
By NJ Thakuria
Guwahati: Nearly eighty percent city based scribes of northeast India have shown satisfactory outcome when they were exposed to a general health check-up on 8 February 2016 at Guwahati Press Club. Over eighty journalists participated in the daylong health check-up camp, organized  by the city based ‘down town hospital Limited’ at the press club premises. Except few participants, who were diagnosed  high sugar and high blood pressure with heart related disorders, most of them passed all the tests with satisfactory readings. A number of practicing physicians namely  Dr Sumitav Baruah (medicine), Dr Abhijit Deb (orthopaedics), Dr... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 10/02/16)

"Danno Budunge" Song, Independence Day and Emotional Intelligence (EI)
Dr. Nalin Abeysekera Courtesy The Island
February 8, 2016, 7:50 pm The celebrations of the 68th Independence day took place at the Galle Face Green under the theme "Ekama Deyak, Maha Balayak" (One Nation, Great Power). A cultural pageant was held in the evening at the same venue under the theme "Nidahase Hada Gasma" (Pulse of Freedom). In that show, people witnessed a variety of presenters with many combinations. The song "Danno Budunge" was performed by very talented Kishani Jayasinghe who was a member of the Jette Parker Young Artistes Programme at the Royal Opera House from 2006 to 2008.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 10/02/16)

Winston Churchill, unrepentant war criminal who escaped the gallows
Shenali D Waduge
It’s time that we name and shame war criminals that have escaped justice because they are white and come from the West. Even President Obama’s Kenyan grandfather was imprisoned without trial, tortured and died under Churchill’s empire. Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin was even warned by Cabinet colleagues not to appoint Churchill because his views were antediluvian. Churchill was described as a ‘racist soldier, politician, mass murderer and holocaust-denying writer’ though revered as a hero/icon in Western circles. It comes as no surprise when British Prime Minister, David Cameron, has called Churchill “the greatest ever Prime Minister”... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

Hegemonic India unfurls plans to colonize Sri Lanka
By A.A.M.Nizam – Matara.
India has a set of very powerful and competent bureaucratic band fully assisted by the RAW espionage agency and thousands of wealthy, professional and influential non-resident Indians resident in the wealthy nations of the world.  This combination has already established their hegemony in the neighbouring countries such as Nepal and Bhutan and a long term objective of theirs is to spread the tentacles of their hegemonic octopus to get Sri Lanka also subjugated under them. All these years Sri Lanka escaped from getting entrapped to their hegemonic maneuvers due to strong nationalistic Sri Lanka Freedom... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

Singing National Anthem In Tamil - A Realistic Perspective
Insight by Sunil Kumar
Feb. 6th. 2016 In a Naton of majority Sinhalese - an appreciable and compelling majority that is, it seems a worthless attempt to palaver to the miniscule minority of Tamils by playing the National Anthem in Tamil merely to appease all the wrong sources for all the wrong reasons. It must be remembered that these are a part of the Sri Lankan populace who have been noxiously arrogant for generations about non existent rights in an ongoing tirade against incumbent legislators and ruling parties who continued to disrespect the Majority Sinhalese while continuing to... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

Wigneswaran Should Know Eelam (Ceylon) Tamil Ethnicity is Only 105 Years Old
Dilrook Kannangara
The artificial ethnic group called Ceylon (Sri Lankan or Eelam) Tamils was introduced in 1911. It never existed before. It was an artificial and erroneous invention. Until then in all censuses (1881, 1891 and 1901), all Tamils were called Tamils – a people of Indian extraction. The 1911 census introduced this artificial ethnic group that never existed in Sri Lanka before. Some of the early censuses were carried out under the supervision of a Tamil. In 1922, he created the Ceylon Tamil League and called for the unity of “Tamil Eelam” (Wilson, AJ). He died in South... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

Sri Lanka National Anthem – Another Fraud on the Nation
Media Release 6 February 2015 SPUR  Society for Peace, Unity and Human Rights in Sri Lanka (SPUR) NSW Inc.  PNSW 1730, Australia
 Another version of a national anthem was sung at the most sacred Independence Day, the National Day of Sri Lanka, on 4 February 2016 in Colombo. This was done at the behest of the President Maithripala Sirisena and the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe. In effect, an anthem alien to the vast majority of the citizens had also been sung on Sri Lanka’s National Day. The only version of the National Anthem of Sri Lanka is the one... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

Prince Zeid, why have you forgotten the Sinhalese & Muslim victims of LTTE terror
Shenali D Waduge
Before anyone forgets. It was not the Tamils that the Sri Lanka Military fought and defeated but a globally banned terrorist organization called the LTTE banned in 32 countries. This LTTE had open offices in London and elsewhere. This LTTE had LTTE fronts operating overseas who were providing material support. Nevertheless, somehow after the LTTE was defeated in 2009, the whole world has forgotten we fought against terrorists and the UN and International Community are telling us to reconcile. Why should we reconcile with Terrorists? We have never had any antipathy with Tamils (only the politicians suffer... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

INDIA KEEN TO ESTABLISH REFINERY ,BUNKERING OPERATIONS IN SRI LANKA ..news Item
Dr Sarath Obeysekera
We have been pushed by India to sign peace accord with Tigers and simultaneously blackmailed us to sign the agreement  to develop Trinco Tank farm built by British The tanks are located far apart and laying pipeline  and equipment in the tank farm and jungle clearing is very costly and Indians knew about it that it cannot be developed We might as well clean the tanks and repaint them to be used as silos for storing paddy and flour and even cement rather than developing a tank farm as it is very costly  !!!!! My experience... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

පක්‍ෂය ගොඩගැනීම හා ජාතිය ගොඩනැගීම
නලින් ද සිල්වා
අද ගොඩනැගීමක් හා ගොඩගැනීමක්් ගැන දේශපාලනයෙහි කතාවෙයි. එකක් ශ්‍රී ල නි පක්‍ෂය ගොඩගැනීම ය. අනෙක ඊනියා ශ්‍රී ලාංකික ජාතිය ගොඩනැගීම ය. ශ්‍රී ල නි පක්‍ෂය දෙකඩ වීමක් නිසා දුර්වල වන බව  ශ්‍රී ල නි පක්‍ෂයෙහි සිට මෛත්‍රිපාල සිරිසේන සමග ගොස් ආණ්ඩුවේ ඇමතිකම් ලබාගත්තෝ කියති. ඔවුන්ට අනුව මහින්ද රාජපක්‍ෂට හිතවත් අය ශ්‍රී ල නි පක්‍ෂය කැඩීමට සැරසෙති. ඔවුන් පිටුපස වෙනත් දේශපාලන පක්‍ෂවල නායකයන් ඇති බව ද කියැවෙයි.  ශී්‍ර ල නි පක්‍ෂයේ කැඩීමට දෙයක් ඉතිරි වී නැත. ඒ මරා දමනු ලැබ ඇත. පක්‍ෂය මරාදමනු ලැබුයේ මෛත්‍රිපාල සිරිසේන විසිනි. ඔහු පක්‍ෂය මරා දැම්මේ පක්‍ෂ නායකයාට එරෙහිව ජනාධිපතිවරණයට තරග කිරීමට... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

The Post War Period and Psychosocial Health of Combatants 
Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines mental health as "a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully and is able to make a contribution to his or her community. War trauma negatively affects the mental health parameters. Odenwald et al. (2007) have shown that consequences of war-related trauma cause enormous suffering and problems adjusting to post-war life in many parts of the world. After facing traumatic combat events the soldiers experience hopelessness, low self-fulfillment, rage, guilt,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

Zeid here to check the situation - WImal
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein is here to check the situation, says WImal Weerawansa. ජිනීවාහි එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ මානව හිමිකම් කවුන්සිලයේ යෝජනාව අනුව ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට කටයුතු කරන්නට සිදුවීම සම්බන්ධයෙන් ඒකාබද්ධ විපක්ෂය විසින් කරුණු පැහැදිලි කරන අයුරු.
  https://youtu.be/XVUvx5uSeCU... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

Presidential Crimes Then And Now
By Paul Craig Roberts
Reprinted from Paul Craig Roberts, The Neoconservative Threat to World Order (Clarity Press, 2015) Are Nixon’s and the Reagan administration’s crimes noticeable on the scale of Clinton’s, George W. Bush’s, and Obama’s? January 25, 2016 "Information Clearing House" -Not much remains of the once vibrant American left-wing. Among the brainwashed remnants there is such a hatred of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan that the commitment of these two presidents to ending dangerous military rivalries is unrecognized. Whenever I write about the illegal invasions of other countries launched by Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama, leftists... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

United Nations complicity in war crimes Interview with former UN assistant secretary-general Hans-Christof von Sponeck
By Silvia Cattori  Courtesy Global Research, March 24, 2007
Reseau Voltaire 24 March 2007 http://www.globalresearch.ca/united-nations-complicity-in-war-crimes/5170 For Hans Christof von Sponeck, the former assistant secretary-general of the UN, the United Nations, far from garding the respect for international law and the consolidation of peace, have themselves become a factor of injustice. Thus, the sanctions imposed on Saddam Hussein’s Iraq caused a human disaster, whereas treaties such as the nuclear non-proliferation treaty are used to ensure the domination of certain powers and to threaten others. It is time to change the system completely. 23 March 2007 Hans-Christof von Sponeck Count Hans-Christof... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

Either remove Ranil or give SLFP chairmanship to Mahinda - Prasanna
Either remove Ranil or give SLFP chairmanship to Mahinda - Prasanna පිරිසිදු ශ්‍රීලනිප පාක්ෂිකයෝ ඉන්නේ අපිත් එක්කයි... - ප්‍රසන්න රණතුංග
https://youtu.be/we_5tJbuzt4  ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

No justifiable reason to accuse entire military over war crimes - Mahinda
No justifiable reason to accuse entire military over war crimes - Mahinda
හුසේන් කුමරුගේ යෝජනා ගැන හිටපු ජනපතිගේ අදහස... https://youtu.be/RBVYKLmrRHY... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 09/02/16)

Educating Serasinghe:the politics of denigrating Sinhala-Buddhists Part III
H. L. D. Mahindapala
The controversy with Ms. Sharmini Serasinghe began when she initially challenged the Sinhala-Buddhists to show what they had achieved which the others haven’t. In reply it was pointed out that the Sinhala-Buddhists had made three great contributions : 1. a new language; 2. a new culture and 3, a new civilization. Obviously, this revelation stunned her because she was  educated just enough to know / believe that the Sinhalese were a bunch of gamaralas in loin cloth who had not achieved anything noteworthy in their history.  Her ignorance of the monumental contributions of the Sinhala-Buddhists... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

February 4th observed as a “Black Day” in the North and East.
By A.A.M.Nizam – Matara
 Although the government boasted celebrating the 68th Independence Day on Februiary 4th on a grand scale unitedly with the participation of all communities in the country including with the participation of the so-called leader of the opposition R.Sambandan, the TNA lrader for the first time in the history of this country and singing the National Anthem in Tamil for the first time despite it being unconstitutional reports from the Northern and the Eastern provinces claim that the Tamil community in the North and East completely ignored the Independence Day and observed this day as a... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

65 years after SWRD broke away from  UNP, Mahinda Rajapakse should  break away from SLFP, to form another Political Party.
By Charles.S.Perera
“Political parties are born out of politicians’ insatiable thirst for power which can be defined as the ability to influence and control others. Power is as addictive as heroin and those who have lost it behave like hapless druggies going cold turkey having chased the dragon for years. Personal ambitions are camouflaged with impressive, marketable agendas based on various issues which can be flogged to rally the gullible masses,” says the Island Editorial. The Island Editor thinks he has the last word in everything. Political Parties are also born through necessity, when those who have come to... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

ZEID’S DEAFENING SILENCE
DHARSHAN WEERASEKERA
Zeid Al Hussein the UN Human Rights High Commissioner arrived in Sri Lanka on the 6th of February and I’m told he’ll be here for four days.  A visit by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to any country for even a day is surely be a big deal, since a person of his standing must have hundreds of requests for visits, and there are obviously so many hot-spots in the world at any given time that it must be difficult to decide where his presence can do the most good. To have the HC visit... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

Eisenhower camps that killed 1million German soldiers: Prince Zeid, why are White West crimes never punished?
Shenali D Waduge
The West has very little to say about its crimes and they are many and the victims run into millions. The West that is responsible for horrendous crimes across all the continents of the world escape justice and are never taken to the dock but the nations that have suffered because of the West are now being earmarked for further punishment using the apparatus of the United Nations. Just one of the crimes against humanity committed by the West has been the 1million German soldiers who surrendered to the Americans AFTER the war ended. These soldiers... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

Comparison and contrast of editorial policies of Sunday Island and Sunday Times from 2000-2015 show disagreements on Tamils, India, and federalism Part III
By Shelton A. Gunaratne, Ph.D. (Minn.)
Professor of communication emeritus, Minnesota State University Moorhead and lead author of the book Mindful Journalism and Media Ethics in the Digital Era: A Buddhist Approach (New York & London: Routledge, 2015) April 24, 2011 Sunday Island Editorial Title: “Big bucks, politics and rhinoceros hides” Summary: A critical look at the “lot of cloak and dagger stuff that goes on in the national cricket administration.  Branding Sports Minister Aluthgamage a “chandiya,” the Island lamented the greed and corruption that has engulfed the Board of Control of Cricket (BCCSL): “A deadly... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

නවගත්තේගම මාමා ?
වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග 
තරුණ සහ නවක වෛද්‍යවරුන් ලෙස අප බොහෝ කවටකම් කලෙමු. එය රාජකාරී ආතතිය මකා ගැනීම සඳහා විය යුතුය​. සමහර විහිළු අහිංසක ඒවාය. සමහර විහිළු බරපතලය​. වරක් හලාවත රෝහලේදී ශල්‍යකර්මයක් අවසන් වීමෙන් පසු රාත්‍රී දෙගොඩහරිජාමේ තේ බීම සඳහා හලාවත ටවුමේ පිහිටි නයිට්  කඩයකට අප ගියෙමු. අප අතර සිටි තෙන්නේ හොඳ විහිළු සපයන්නෙකි. නයිට්  කඩය අසල මධ්‍යම වයසේ ගැමියෙකු රාත්‍රී බස් රථය එන තෙක් රැඳී සිටියේය​. ඔහු අසලට ගිය තෙන්නේ "අනේ බුදු මාමේ මේ කොහේද යන්නේ"  කියා විමසීය​. ගැමියා වික්‍ෂිප්ත වූවද කොල්ලන් ගේ විකාර තේරුම් ගෙන අවස්ථානුකූලව උත්තර දුන්නේය​. ඉන් පසු තෙන්නේ "මේ තමයි අපේ මාමා ඉඩම් කඩම්... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

සිංහල ''මළකුණ බුදිනු රිසින් සිනහා සලකුණ සුරා කන්නෝ      8 කොටස
ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න
   '''  මහාවංශය පිළිගන්නවානම් සිංහලයන්  තිරිසනුන් බව ත් ''අපි ඉන්දියාව ගැන සක නොකලයුතුබවත් '' මංගල සමරවීර ඉන්දියානු  රැස්වීමකදී ප්‍රසිධියේ කියා ඇත . .  සිංහලකම මරාදැමීමේ අවසන් ප්‍රයත්නය ඉටුකරමින් සිටින මේ අවස්ථාවේ රජයේ ප්‍රබලයෙක්  මෙසේ ඉන්දියානුන් අමතන්නේ තම අරමුණ ඉටුකරගැනීමට  ඉන්දියාව තව තවත් ධර්යමත්  කිරීම සඳහාය උපකාර ලබා  ගැනීම සඳහාය .නපුන්සකයෙකුගේ කතා ලෙස මේවා බැහැර කර සිංහල යෝ නිකම් බලා සිටිය යුතු නැත .පගාව ගෙන  සිරිමාවෝගේ රජයපෙරලාදමු  පර්සි සමරවීරගේ පුතා මෙවාකියන්නේ කල්යල් බැලීමෙන් පසුවය .  සියලු සිංහල බෞද්ධයෝ මතක තබා ගත යුතු කරුණක් නම්   දැන් '''දඹදිව ''' යනුවෙන් රටක් නැති බවය .ධර්මාශෝකලාගේ දඹදිව  විනාශකර බුදුහිමියන්ට සදාවිරුධ්ධවූ ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

සිංහල ''මළකුණ ''බුදිනු රිසින්  සිංහල සලකුණ සුරා කන්නෝ   7කොටස
ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න
    13අ සහ පළාත් සභා අවශ්‍ය වුයේ ඉන්දියානුවන්ටය .ජේ ආර් ටවත් මේවා අවශ්‍ය නොවීය  එහෙත්  ජේ ආර් ත ම ස්වාමීන් වන බටහිරයන්ගෙන් බලාපොරොත්තුවූ සහය නොලැබෙන විට බලය රක ගැනීම  සඳහා ඉන්දියාවට නතුවී  සිංහලයන් පාවාදී ඉන්දියාව සමග ගිවිසුම අත්සන් කලේ මුළු මහත් ජාතියටම ද්‍රෝහී වෙමිනි .ප්‍රභා මරණ මෙහෙයුමේදී ඉන්දියාව මහින්ද  ද බය කරන්නට හැදුවත් හරිගියේ නැත ..ජේ ආර් බියනිසා  පළාත් සභා හොඳය කිව්වේය චන්ද්‍රිකා  මුදල් වලට හොඳය්  කිව්වාය මේ විනාශය ගැන කතා කල ගංගොඩවිල සෝම හාමුදුරුවෝ  අපවත් කරන කුමන්ත්‍රණය සිදුවූයේද  මුන් යටතේ ලංකාව  සිංහල බෞද්ධ විරෝධීන්ගේ පාරාදීසයක් වෙමින් තිබු නිසාය .  මාදුළුවාවේ සෝභිත හිමි ගිය මගින් වෙනස්... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

National Anthem and Reconciliation
Ira de Silva Canada
The National Peace Council  claims that the singing of the national anthem in Tamil is a strong gesture of reconciliation by the government. It claims that the government had the courage and wisdom to have the national anthem sung in both  Sinhala and Tamil overcoming the objections of "nationalists". These opinions indicate that according to the NPC, those who object to the national anthem being sung at official functions in Tamil are "nationalists". Does it mean that those who do not object, such as the government and the NPC, are anti-national or does it indicate that... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

POW-WOW WITH DR. USUF ON HOMOEOPATHY
By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando
 Dr. Mass R. Usuf is the President of the National Association of Homoeopaths & Affiliates, Vice President of the Ceylon Homoeopathic Medical Association and holds a PhD in Palm Diagnosis,  & Acupuncture; He is qualified in Acupressure, Naturopathy, Colour, Cupping and Magneto therapy; A member of the Foundation for Homeopathy, International Association of Colour (UK) and Cupping Society (UK) and practices Palm Diagnosis. His treatment embraces therapeutic techniques with a restorative approach to any ailment. Q:       How does homoeopathy work?  A:        The founder of homoeopathy, Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843), a German orthodox physician, discovered the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

සිංහල මළකුණ බුදිනු රිසින්  සිංහල  සලකුණ සුරා කන්නෝ   6
ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න
............  දකුණු ඉන්දියානු  කම්කරුවන් ඉංග්‍රීසින් විසින්  ගෙනා එකම රට ලංකාව නොවේ. මලසියාව ෆීජී  උගන්ඩාව  සිංගප්පුරුව  දකුණු අප්‍රිකාව  හා බුරුමයේද මේ ප්‍රශ්නය ඔඩුදුවා තිබු නේය . එහෙත් මේ බොහොරටවල් නිදහස ලත් වහාම  මේ ඉන්දීය කම්කරුවන්ද පිටමන් කළහ  ඉන්දියාව ඔවුන් බාරගත්තේය .1949 ඉන්දීය ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාව යටතේ  මේ සියල්ලෝම  ඉන්දියානු පරවැසි භාවයට  හිමිකම් කීඅ  ය වුහ . එහෙත් ලංකාවේ උඩ රටියන්ට එවැනි සැනසීමක් පාලකයන් විසින් ලබා දී නැත . සිරිමාවෝ පමණක්  මොවුන් යවන්නට හැකිතරම් උත්සාහ ගත්තාය . එහෙත් ඩඩ්ලි ජේආර් හා ප්‍රේමදාස  මේ සියල්ල නතර කර උන් හැමටම පුරවැසිකම් දුන්හ                                                                                      මුහුදු මංකොල්ල කරයෙකුවූ ෆ්‍රැන්සිස්  ඩ්රේක්   බ්‍රතාන්යන්... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

THE SINHALE NATION
Dr. Daya Hewapathirane
A nation is a historically constituted, stable community of people, formed basically on the basis of a common culture, a common language, economic life, and psychological make-up.  From ancient times, Sri Lanka or Sinhale as the island was known in known to its people from historic times is the Nation of the Sinhala people who form the dominant community in the island and accounted for about 99% of its population in the early 16th century. Today they form about 75% of the island’s population. A nation is often defined as the descendants of the past, the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

Tourists to Angkor Wat and Bagan: Why Anuradhapura ignored
By Susantha Goonatilake
In 1993 with the Khmer Rouge still partly operational, my wife went to Cambodia on behalf of the UN, in charge of the UN women’s projects there, women were the majority after the Pol Pot war. I remember at the time that visitors to Angkor Wat were scarce, probably around 15,000. And the cost of staying at its best hotel, the Grand Hotel, equivalent to our Galle Face Hotel was around $30. Today, there are over 3 million tourists going to Angkor Wat to see the temple complexes and both number of hotels and hotel prices... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 08/02/16)

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    B. MURALIDHAR REDDY in the war zone-Full Story- (frontlineonnet.com/ - 08/06/09)
    Final assault
    B. MURALIDHAR REDDY in the war zone
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  • The war is over - With the death of LTTE chief Velupillai Prabakaran, the militant campaign for a Tamil state in Sri Lanka seems to have come to an end. -Full Story- (frontlineonnet.com/ - 08/06/09) LTTE RISE & FALL -Full Story- (frontlineonnet.com/ - 08/06/09)
  • Where is Prabakaran? -Full Story- (frontlineonnet.com/ - 08/06/09)
  • Great Power Confrontation in the Indian Ocean: The Geo-Politics of the Sri Lankan Civil War by Mahdi Darius Nazemroay -Full Story- (globalresearch.ca - 25/10/09)
  • TWO EMISSARIES FROM UK AND FRANCE TWIST THEIR PURPOSE OF VISIT TO SRI LANKA. Malin Abeyatunga .-Full Report- (The LankaWeb-02/05/09)

History

  • THE ANCESTRY OF RAVANA A close study of the Ramayana, particularly the last book or Uttara Kanda, reveals that Ravana, the enemy of Lord Rama, was not a Dravidian, as many people have thought, but related to the Sri Lanka, who are considered to be Aryans-that Ravana was a migrant to Sri Lanka from the Vedic family of the Yadus, perhaps deriving originally from the city of Mathura south of Delhi. The first wave of migrants to Sri Lanka from the north was from Gujarat and of the Yadu family, which dominated the southwest of India and from the region of Gujarat had access to the sea on which they travelled far in their trading and colonizing ventures. The Ramayana tells the Ravana, the king of Sri Lanka, had close connections with region of the Yadus, which included Gujarat, parts of Maharashtra and Rajasthan up to Mathura south of Delhi.
  • Beginning and growth of civilization in Sri Lanka
    123,000 BC - Oldest human found in Lanka - Pathirajawela in the deep South.
    12000 BC - MaduruOya findings World's oldest findings of the use of Steel, Copper, and irrigation technology
    7500 BC - Connections between Cambians, Sri Lankans, Ramayanaya & Mahabharataya The first wave of migrants to Sri Lanka from north India, were from the Yadu family from Gujarat. Yadus dominated the southwest of India (which included Gujarat, parts of Maharashtra and Rajasthan up to Mathura, just south of Delhi).
    6000 BC - Lankan city on Mahamevuna Uyana - Archeologists uncovered 35 feet under the present Mahamevuna Uyana in Anuradapura,
    3000 BC - Sigiriya is considered the AlakaMandava of the Ravana
    2517 Ramayanaya and Sri Lanka According to Ramayana story, Ravana, the king of Sri Lanka, belongs to a family of migrants from North India who had close connections with region of the Yadus,
    2517 BC - Ravana gets killed in Balangoda during March, 2517BC Ravana, while attending to the wounds suffered in combat by Vibishana (his brother) in Balangoda,
    1000 BC - Sri Lanka has the latest technology : Iron technology is evident in SL
    900 BC - Anuradapura, a major town of, at least 10 Hectares (25 Acres). Anuradhapura was at least 10 ha in extent by ca. 900 BC (perhaps much more). By then prehistoric stone tool technology had been completely superseded by that of iron
    700 BC - Anuradapura Town, 50 Hectares (125 Acres) .
    600 BC - Earliest Proof of Brahmi writing in Lanka At 600-500 BC, the very first appearance of writing (in Brahmi letters almost identical to the Asokan script 200 years later) marked the beginning of the Early Historic period. This writing, radiocarbon dated on charcoal and checked by thermoluminescence dating, is inscribed on potsherds signifying the ownership. Among the names, was Anuradha.
    483 BC - Vijaya lands in Sri Lanka. Girihadu Seya is built in Thiriyaya. Buddha's relics are enshrined in Mahiyanganaya Dagaba Sarabu Maharahatan Vahanse picked Budda relics from the burning cortege and arrived in Mahiyanganaya
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    -Beginning and growth of civilization in Sri Lanka
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