Yearly Archive: 2021


A challenge to Sri Lanka’s sovereignty and self respect

By Rohana R. Wasala A small country like Sri Lanka with no economic or military power has only two things to its credit – sovereignty and self respect. If we lose sovereignty and self respect, we lose everything.” The late Lakshman Kadirgamar, Minister of Foreign Affairs (1994-2001), quoted in THE CAKE...


34 years on: The many failures of the Indo-Lanka Accord

By Sugeeswara Senadhira The deployment of Indian troops in Sri Lanka and establishing of Provincial Councils by the 13th Amendment to the Constitution are two of the main results of the Indo-Sri Lanka Agreement (ISLA) signed on July 29, 1987. The 34th anniversary of the ISLA gives an opportunity to...


Handing over the CPAP machine to the Hikkaduwa Hospital

On 31ST  May ,  SPUR -Vic Australia together with well wishers in Australia   have jointly collected funds and handed over a Stella 100 CPAP machine with non-vent mask, with a leak Port to be able to deliver Bi-pap to the Hikkaduwa District Hospital. Executive committee member Keerthi. at considerable risk...