Wednesday, 1st October 2014

Features

Presidential Spokesman, former Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) Chairman and prominent media personality Mohan Samaranayake
A proposal came before the the UN Security Council in February 2009 that the humanitarian operation in Sri Lanka should be discussed at the UN Security Council. However, China and Russia clearly stated that although it should be discussed at the Security Council it should not be included in its agenda. Due to the stand of China and Russia, it was not included in the Security Council agenda. If it was included in the agenda, there was a possibility that Sri Lanka could not have ended the war and defeat terrorism. If that happened, we would still be plagued by terrorism. This is why China is...
No revenge is more honourable than the one not taken. - Spanish Proverb Just over 13 years ago, early on the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 hijackers took control of four commercial airliners (two Boeing 757 and two Boeing 767) en route to California (three headed to LAX in Los Angeles, and one to San Francisco after takeoffs from Boston, Massachusetts; Newark, New Jersey; and Washington, D.C. Large planes with long flights were selected for hijacking because they would be heavily fueled. The four flights were: American Airlines Flight 11: Left Boston's Logan Airport at 7:59 a.m. en route...