Ranasinghe Premadasa

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Name: Ranasinghe Premadasa
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Taking The Sting Out Of Executive Presidency?

By N Sathiya MoorthyA fter a break, UNP Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has reportedly revived talks on the need to ‘topple this dictatorship’ (of President Mahinda Rajapaksa?) through democratic means. He has in mind ‘well-organised’ struggles ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Tamil Leader Appapillai Amirthalingam’s assassination by the LTTE 25 Years Ago

uly 13, 1989 was the date on which the well-known Sri Lankan Tamil leader Appapillai Amirthalingam was assassinated  by the LTTE.The former leader of the Opposition was a national list MP of the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) at the time he was ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

"Just Being Buddhists and Reciting, "Sadu" .... "Sadu" Is Superficial"

Sri Lanka, July 17 -- Continuation of Jinadasa Vijayatunga episode......Jinadasa Vijayatunga became a neighbour of Lord Mountbatten when he lived at 12 Clivendon Place London...Book publishers had many a time disappointed this veteran journalist and poet ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

23rd death anniversary of Hasalaka Hero

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The 23rd death anniversary of Sri Lanka Corporal Gamini Kularatne PWV, called the Hasalaka Hero, who holding two grenades in his hands, dashed out towards the oncoming bulldozer tank of the LTTE, clambered up the tank’s ladder and ... [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Understanding The ‘Sinhala-Buddhist Mindset’

By N. Sathiya MoorthyComing as it did after the Aluthgama incident, BBS leader, Ven Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero’s call for Pope Francis to apologise to Sri Lanka’s Sinhala-Buddhists for alleged atrocities committed by Christian colonialists in the ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Narendra Modi's Modified India ….

In what Sri Lanka can recall as examples taken from President Ranasinghe Premadasa, Indian Prime Minister has rattled India’s 3million bureaucracy with edicts that they cannot ignore. Indian bureaucrats are often referred to as babus in India have been ... [Published LankaWeb - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ranil’s Moment

Humility is probably the most powerful propaganda tool around. It is also the least used, especially by politicians. This is why Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe should be applauded for acknowledging that his party erred in July 1983. He said that ... [Published The Nation.lk - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

PLATO’S CAVE IN THE INDIAN OCEAN: ELITE FAILURE IN SRI LANKA

Photo by EPA/M.A.PUSHPA KUMARA courtesy LA Times “…one cannot expect an individual or a book to change reality but only to interpret it and to indicate a line of action. Machiavelli had no thought or intention of changing reality; he only wanted ... [Published groundviews - Apr 30 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

India forces glare off IPKF

New Delhi, March 26: India has succeeded in insulating its late-1980s misadventure in Sri Lanka from international scrutiny in exchange for its support to a resolution that for the first time empowers a United Nations agency to independently probe human ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Feb 20 2014 - Updated Feb 20 2014 - 1 reports

Jaya gambit perverse and populist: Cong

New Delhi, Feb. 19: The Congress has condemned the decision of the Tamil Nadu government to free the seven convicts in the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi and the Centre is likely to formally reject the proposal once the state?s request reaches it. If the ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 20 2014]

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Taking The Sting Out Of Executive Presidency? [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 20 2014]
Tamil Leader Appapillai Amirthalingam’s assassi... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 18 2014]
"Just Being Buddhists and Reciting, "Sadu" ....... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 18 2014]
23rd death anniversary of Hasalaka Hero [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 14 2014]
Understanding The ‘Sinhala-Buddhist Mindset’ [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 12 2014]
Narendra Modi's Modified India …. [Published LankaWeb - Jul 09 2014]
Ranil’s Moment [Published The Nation.lk - Jun 29 2014]
PLATO’S CAVE IN THE INDIAN OCEAN: ELITE FAILURE... [Published groundviews - Apr 30 2014]
India forces glare off IPKF [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 27 2014]
Jaya gambit perverse and populist: Cong [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 20 2014]
Krishna visits IPKF martyrs memorial in Lanka [Published Topnews.in - Jan 17 2012]
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