Monthly Archives: June 2012
10JUNE2012: 15 baby elephants born at Sri Lanka’s biggest elephant orphanage were christened in a mass service today.
The event, which is the biggest so far held at the Pinnawala orphanage saw the baby elephants being given names chosen from thousands of visitors suggestions.
Some were given western sounding names such as Elvina, whilst others now carry […]
The UN should not be taking the side of the bullies, nor should they be adding to the confusion and speculation by failing to renew Lee’s accreditation. As for the UNCA; their role is to stand up for its members, not to expel them and we can see no justification for the continuation of this […]Read More
“Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely” – Lord Acton (1834-1902) Letter
This column dedicated to the notion of fulfilling the aspirations of Sri Lankan society turns its spotlight on the aspirations of Sri
Lankans to be governed by a constitution that is geared towards ensuring a happy existence in Sri Lanka.
A discussion was held on […]
A Governance Analysis of Frequency Allocation & TV Rights in Present Sri Lanka
Frequency Allocation- A Grand Corruption?
Understanding the state capture by Kleptocrats does not require a dedicated study; it is easily recognizable. For the benefit of keen
students of governance, let me begin this article with the definition of Kleptocracy: “A form of political and government […]
COLOMBO, 6 June 2012 (IRIN) – Three years after conflict ended in northern Sri Lanka, many thousands of civilians remain separated from their ID cards and other official documents lost in the heat of battle and are consequently unable to access a range of essential government services.
RUNNING FOR YOUR LIFE
From 2008 until the war was […]
Ill feeling towards President Rajapakse
The inability of President Mahinda Rajapaksa to deliver his speech at the opening session of the Commonwealth Business Council
in London last week was a replay of the scuttling of the President’s intention to address the Oxford Union last year. On that occasion there was strong manifestation of ill feeling and even […]
The long arm of the Sri Lankan government – the harassment of Matthew Lee
Whither Sri Lanka after four decades of being a Republic?
SRI LANKA: Bane of lost IDs after wartime
Untapped potential for unity and joint problem solving
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