Mr. S.L. Gunasekara, in his interview published in the Daily Mirror (1/1/2013), refers to a description made by President R. Premadasa about “Ugath Modayin.” Premadasa, who actually went to St. Joseph night school and claimed that he really went to St. Joseph’s, must have been suffering from an inferiority complex to pretend that he was a Josephian.
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- Thursday, 03 January 2013 14:51
As Sri Lanka’s violent repression of Tamil civil society intensifies, the international community must clearly and unequivocally extend concern, protection and legitimacy to all Tamil activists – including those who demand self determination.
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- Thursday, 03 January 2013 11:18
Nava Sama Samaja Party (NSSP) Leader, Dr. Vickramabahu Karunarathne asserted he would continue to stand and strive for a free and dignified social fabric that would assure security and protection for women, children and individuals in a society free of terror, intimidation, criminality, corruption, racism and religious fanaticism.
A Judge must be willing and able to sacrifice what others are capable of enjoying in order to uphold independence -CJ
- Tuesday, 25 December 2012 15:30
'In order to uphold independence, a Judge must be willing and able to make many sacrifices. A Judge must be willing and able to sacrifice what others are capable of enjoying, in order to uphold independence. He must stand firm through any and all apprehensions and want of personal benefits in the name of justice.'
- Tuesday, 25 December 2012 15:23
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"On this side there was no shade and no trees and the station was between two lines of rails in the sun. Close against the side of the station there was the warm shadow of the building and a curtain, made of strings of bamboo beads, hung across the open door into the bar, to keep out flies”.
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- Friday, 21 December 2012 12:41
Entrepreneur and lawyer Meleni David is dedicated in providing excellent legal services to her clients and their families who have experienced personal injuries. Sri Lankan-born Meleni is a recipient of the Top 25 Canadian Immigrants of 2012 Award and The National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada Award from the Lieutenant Governor. In a conversation with Generation Next, the lawyer extraordinaire speaks about her challenges and the road to success.
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Professor Noam Chomsky is an Institute Professor and Professor (Emeritus) in the Department of Linguistics & Philosophy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was educated at the University of Philadelphia and at Harvard University as a Harvard Junior Fellow.
Last Updated on Thursday, 27 December 2012 19:50
Media Freedom in post war Sir Lanka and its impact on the reconcilation process - Swaminathan Natarajan
- Thursday, 13 December 2012 15:55
Sri Lanka’s quarter-century-long conflict with Tamil separatists has divided communities and polarised the media. Around 100,000 people died in the war and over a million fled to other countries. Both the Sri Lankan Government and the Tamil Tigers used the media for propaganda purposes and resorted to violence to silence and suppress the free flow of information.
- Thursday, 13 December 2012 14:44