Monthly Archives: December 2014

UNSC, failing the test of Palestine

How the US outmanoeuvred Palestine and used Nigeria to avoid using its veto at the UN Security Council Marwan Bishara The Palestinian leadership has once again demonstrated its capacity to blow lots of smoke with no fire [AFP] The US … Continue reading

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Faizer Mustapha Officially Crosses Over To Common Opposition

Investment Promotions Deputy Minister Faizer Mustapha officially joined the Common Opposition at Viharamahadevi open air theatre. The Deputy Minister attended the women’s meeting of the UNP and joined the stage when UNP National Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe was addressing the meeting. … Continue reading

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Religion in India bubbles over into politics

In this file combination image made of eight photos, Hindu holy men of the nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), parent organization of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), attend a meeting to discuss the proposed Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence … Continue reading

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Arabs endorse Palestinian UN draft to end Israeli occupation

Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United Nations Abdullah Al-Mouallimi, left, arrives for a meeting of Arab states at UN headquarters on Monday. — AP UNITED NATIONS/RAMALLAH — Arab UN delegations on Monday endorsed a Palestinian proposal to forge a peace … Continue reading

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UNSC rejects resolution on Palestinian state

Bid to end Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories by 2017 garners eight votes, one short of total needed to pass. The UN Security Council has rejected a Palestinian resolution calling for peace with Israel within a year and an end … Continue reading

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TNA thumbs up for Maithri

◾Political solution cannot be achieved through backdoor deals, says TNA Leader ◾Urges Tamils to vote “enthusiastically” in 8 January election ◾President squandered post-war opportunity to reach political settlement says TNA ◾JHU no impediment to dealing with Sirisena on national issue … Continue reading

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Tense situation arises in Kaduruwela as supporters meet (Watch Video)

Tensions broke out in Kaduruwela, Polonnaruwa on Tuesday evening. Police said that tensions broke out between a group of monks engaged in election campaigning and another group. The Collective of Bhikku Organisations organised a walk to support President Mahinda Rajapaksa, … Continue reading

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Gnanasara accuses TNA – Conspiracy Sutta

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organisation yesterday charged that the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) was supporting the common opposition because they want to accomplish their aim of spreading Tamil extremism again in the country. They said that Western Embassies had … Continue reading

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Rishad, Mannar bishop reconcile

Former Industries and Commerce Minister and leader of the All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) Rishad Bathiudeen today settled his differences with Mannar Bishop Rayappu Joseph when the opposition met the Bishop in Mannar for talks. Bathiudeen accompanied common opposition Presidential … Continue reading

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මුස්ලිම් ජනයාට තිබෙන ප‍්‍රශ්නයත් විධායක ජනාධිපති ක‍්‍රමයයි – නීතිඥ ජාවෙඞ් යූසුෆ්

මේ ජනාධිපතිවරණය විධායක ජනාධිපති ක‍්‍රමය සම්බන්ධයෙන් තීරණාත්මකයි. පොදු අපේක්ෂකයා පැමිණෙන්නේ ආණ්ඩුක‍්‍රම ප‍්‍රතිසංස්කරණ ඇතිකරලා නව ආණ්ඩුක‍්‍රමයකට මඟක් සලසාගැනීම සඳහා. මේ පිළිබඳව ඔබ හිතන්නේ කුමක්ද? විධායක ජනාධිපති ක‍්‍රමය පිළිබඳ කාරණා සාමාන්‍ය ජනතාවට වැටහෙනවාද? මම හිතන්නේ විධායක ජනාධිපති ක‍්‍රමය සහ එහි විපාක පිළිබඳව … Continue reading

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