TNA Leader Sampanthan becomes Leader of the Opposition in Sri Lanka’s Parliament

September 3, 2015 11:14 AMComments Off on TNA Leader Sampanthan becomes Leader of the Opposition in Sri Lanka’s Parliament
TNA Leader Sampanthan becomes Leader of the Opposition in Sri Lanka’s Parliament

 “We are loyal to this country and the people of this country”. It was his party’s “primary duty” to ensure that there was a “fair and acceptable” settlement of the Tamil issue.- Sampanthan in Parliament                              By Siva Sivapragasam History was created for a second time when TNA Leader and […]

Read more ›

Sri Lankan President Sirisena assures Tamils  of equal opportunities and facilities

August 23, 2015 11:10 AMComments Off on Sri Lankan President Sirisena assures Tamils  of equal opportunities and facilities
Sri Lankan President Sirisena assures Tamils  of equal opportunities and facilities

                                              By Siva Sivapragasam Tamils in Sri Lanka are being given an assurance that the Government would work wholeheartedly to provide equal facilities and opportunities for them. This assurance […]

Read more ›

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe assures a new Sri Lanka with equal opportunities for everybody………

August 21, 2015 11:39 PMComments Off on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe assures a new Sri Lanka with equal opportunities for everybody………
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe assures a new Sri Lanka with equal opportunities for everybody………

 SLFP will back a national Government  TNA also to offer support for the National Government                                                                                        By Siva Sivapragasam   Ranil Wickremesinghe, […]

Read more ›

UNP wins Sri Lankan Parliamentary elections

August 18, 2015 2:00 PMComments Off on UNP wins Sri Lankan Parliamentary elections
UNP wins Sri Lankan Parliamentary elections

“The people are the masters” Political Philosopher Edmund Burke By Siva Sivapragasam Sixty six year old Ranil Wickremesinghe, leader of the United National Party and son of famous Press baron Esmond Wickremesinghe has led the UNP to a historic victory at the Sri Lankan polls defeating UPFA strongman Mahinda Rajapakse’s […]

Read more ›

Sri Lanka Elections – The Choice: Good Governance or a Rajapakse regime

August 15, 2015 10:00 AMComments Off on Sri Lanka Elections – The Choice: Good Governance or a Rajapakse regime
Sri Lanka Elections – The Choice:  Good Governance or a Rajapakse regime

By Siva Sivapragasam Sri Lankans will wake-up coming Monday morning to select a new set of legislators who will rule them for the next five years. The choice before them is between a good governance Government and a return to the Rajapakse regime. It is said that the Southerner from […]

Read more ›

Tamilian Sundararajan Pichai takes over as CEO Google

August 11, 2015 10:35 PMComments Off on Tamilian Sundararajan Pichai takes over as CEO Google
Tamilian Sundararajan Pichai takes over as CEO Google

By Siva Sivapragasam He was what you could describe as a whiz-kid who registered hundreds of telephone numbers in his memory as a youngster. Forty-three year old Tamilian Sundararajan Pichai, better known as Sundar Pichai and originally from Chennai has taken over as the CEO of the American multi-million Google […]

Read more ›

Sri Lankan Elections: The Battle of the Titans for Premiership…….

August 7, 2015 9:20 PMComments Off on Sri Lankan Elections: The Battle of the Titans for Premiership…….
Sri Lankan Elections: The Battle of the Titans for Premiership…….

Ranil Wickremesinghe’s emphasis on good governance and corrupt free government Mahinda Rajapakse depends on mixture of nationalism and national security as issues for election victory By Siva Sivapragasam While the temperature in Sri Lanka keeps rising so is the temper of leaders fighting for leadership and premiership in this tear […]

Read more ›

Former High Court judge Vicknarajah TULF candidate for Jaffna

August 5, 2015 2:13 PMComments Off on Former High Court judge Vicknarajah TULF candidate for Jaffna
Former High Court judge Vicknarajah TULF candidate for Jaffna

By Siva Sivapragasam Former Jaffna High court judge Thambiah Vicknarajah is contesting as a TULF candidate for the Jaffna district in the coming parliamentary elections. Vicknarajah who is from Moolai, Chulipuram is an old boy of Jaffna College and is an attorney-at-law. He has been associated with the TULF from […]

Read more ›

Rameswaram’s final send-off for it’s favourite son Abdul Kalam

July 31, 2015 9:34 AMComments Off on Rameswaram’s final send-off for it’s favourite son Abdul Kalam
Rameswaram’s final send-off for it’s favourite son Abdul Kalam

                   By Siva Sivapragasam The temple town of Rameswaram, situated in the Southern tip of India, turned into a sea of tears to give a final  send off  for it’s favourite and famous son, Abdul Kalam, Former President of India.   Braving the scorching sun and humid weather, thousands […]

Read more ›

India’s former President Abdul Kalam passes away

July 28, 2015 2:03 PMComments Off on India’s former President Abdul Kalam passes away
India’s former President Abdul Kalam passes away

                         By Siva Sivapragasam  “India mourns the loss of a great scientist, a wonderful President & above all an inspiring individual.” – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi He was born in a poor Tamil Muslim family of a boatman in the port city of Rameswaram in South India. But […]

Read more ›