Real Muslims, Festival Muslims, Summa Muslims
Shared by an email acquaintance.
This almost tri-lingual 7-minute discourse or whatever by a jovial and witty Buddhist Monk on a certain stage is really interesting, humorous, inspiring and thought-provoking. Read the rest of this entry »
Sri Lankan Standards
March 6, 2014, 12:00 pm
We have a Standards Institution. Manufacturers fall over themselves to obtain the SLS certification for their products.
Do the products conform to the prescribed standards afterwards? Read the rest of this entry »
International probe into alleged war crimes in SL: Who is responsible?
Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, President’s Counsel, Member of Parliament Source Island
The Point: “……………In the light of the conduct on the part of former Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama, Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Palitha Kohona and present Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris on behalf of the President and the State of Sri Lanka, has paved the way for the United Nations and/or interested international communities to initiate investigation on war crimes although Sri Lanka is not a member country to the Rome Convention. There is no ambiguity that the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court of Justice has been now conferred on it as Sri Lanka has already consented for such a process………….” Read the rest of this entry »
I feel a smelly food attack
coming on durian and company
By Nury Vitachi Source Jakartha Post
Fear is rising. Many people in the West are terrified that activist cells from Asia could cause chaos in urban areas using small, portable weapons of mass destruction. Yes, I am talking about durians. Recent events suggest the fears are justified. Consider this true story. Read the rest of this entry »
Sri Lanka women’s contribution to diplomacy and international relations
By M.H.M.N. Bandara Source: Sunday Times
To write this article to be published in commemoration of International Women’s Day (March 8), I was inspired by Devi Balika Vidyalaya (Colombo) student Methsarani Lokuge’s response, when asked by the media about her objectives after her success at the 2013 GCE A/Level examination and becoming first in the island from the Arts Stream. She said: “My desire is to join the Foreign Service and become a diplomat”. Read the rest of this entry »