Monthly Archives: August 2013

UK concerned over Weliweriya

UK concerned over Weliweriya

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–       Britain has expressed concerns over the incidents which took place in Weliweriya last week. UK Foreign Office Minister, Alistair Burt said he noted with “serious concern” emerging reports of the violent disruption of peaceful protests by the Sri Lankan …

Rajiv Gandhi assassin Nalini produced in court

Rajiv Gandhi assassin Nalini produced in court

      Nalini, the life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was on Tuesday produced before a court here in connection with seizure of mobile sim card and knife in her prison cell in April, 2010. The Judicial Magistrate-I, Mummoorthy, adjourned the case …

‘Do we matter to India?’ ask Indian-origin Tamils in Sri Lanka

‘Do we matter to India?’ ask Indian-origin Tamils in Sri Lanka

     Before I could begin talking to him, Perumal Chandrasekaran had a question for me: “Do you know that we exist?” he asked matter-of-factly. A 38-year-old Tamil of Indian origin, Mr. Chandrasekaran was waiting at a lawyer’s chamber near the Magistrate Court complex in …

TNA begins campaign with a rally on Sunday.

TNA begins campaign with a rally on Sunday.

      The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will begin its campaign for the Northern Provincial Council elections with a massive rally on Sunday. TNA leader R. Sampanthan, Chief Ministerial candidate for the north C.V. Wigneswaran, TNA parliamentarians and other TNA candidates for the polls …

LeT plotting terror attacks on India with launch pad in Lanka?

LeT plotting terror attacks on India with launch pad in Lanka?

     The Intelligence Bureau has warned that Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists have set up camps in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, and are readying for terror strikes in India with their entry point being from Tamil Nadu.(India Today)       See video: http://t.co/MPSWvxH6vQ

Rajiv Gandhi orders Prabakaran’s Assassination but Prabakaran Assassinated Rajiv first!

Rajiv Gandhi orders Prabakaran’s Assassination but Prabakaran Assassinated Rajiv first!

   By Shenali D Waduge   Maj Gen Harkirat Singh, commander of the IPKF claims that he was ordered not once but twice to eliminate Prabakaran when he arrived to meet the Indian Generals in Palaly in September 1987. What is poignant about this revelation is …

India finds a market for their sub standard coal in Sri Lanka?

India finds a market for their sub standard coal in Sri Lanka?

   BY H.D.N.C. Pathirana Former Deputy Director Geological Survey of Sri Lanka Power and Energy minister said plans are under way to launch construction work on the 500 MW Sampur coal power project at Trincomalee, a joint venture between the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) and …

Sonia’s sisters, Anushka and Nadia, got the 2G Spectrum scam loot, says Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Sonia’s sisters, Anushka and Nadia, got the 2G Spectrum scam loot, says Dr. Subramanian Swamy

   Dear Prime Minister: You may by now have realized that the 2G Spectrum scandal is not only bad for the country in the dimension of corruption, but now it emerges that there is a national security dimension too. The RAW, IB, CBI, ED all …

First Indian Same Sex Wedding In Los Angeles

First Indian Same Sex Wedding In Los Angeles

    Los Angeles based women Shannon and Seema, an Indo-American, tied the knot in a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony. As Californians celebrated the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn DOMA (the Defense of Marriage Act 1996) and Prop 8, same-sex couples can now enjoy federal …

China Bans Milk Powder From New Zealand Over Botulism Fears

China Bans Milk Powder From New Zealand Over Botulism Fears

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–   China’s importers on Sunday began to recall and seal products produced by New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra due to safety concerns over its allegedly contaminated whey protein that could cause botulism. The recall began after the General Administration of Quality …