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Major General Gratian Silva VSV-(1933 -2015)

Major General HG (Gratian) Silva VSV was a Commander of the Sri Lanka Regiment of Artillery. It is nearly 130 years old. He in the words of another Artillery General and cricketer like him , a de Silva, ‘ was the finest Commanding Officer the Gunners ever had’ He was an excellent example to all gunners as the last 2 Gunner Army Commanders Generals Srilal Weerasuriya and Lionel Balagalle who had imbibed his best qualities could say. He was truly great gunner General.

 Major General Gratian Silva VSV-(1933 -2015)
Major General Gratian Silva VSV
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Trump’s reckless decision on Jerusalem – Part 1

U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was dealt a blow when the bulk of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly (GA) member states backed its motion to brand his unilateral move as “null and void”.

Trump’s reckless decision on Jerusalem – Part 1
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‘Love’ Cannot Defeat Modi or BJP

The newly minted Congress president, Rahul Gandhi, thinks he can defeat Narendra Modi or the party that he runs with fellow Gujarati, the portly Amit Shah, with ‘love’.

Rahul Gandhi with Narendra Modi - File Photo
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The brave, not so brave and the timid at the UN

In a rare emergency session of the UN General Assembly 128 countries voted to call on the US to rescind its Dec. 6 decision on Jerusalem. 9 voted against and 35 abstained.

Votes to Call US to Rescind Its Decision On Jerusalem
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Why should millions of animals destroyed during Christmas to celebrate birth anniversary of one man?

Life is the most precious possession of all living beings. No religion can deny this simple fact. Reverence for life is the epitome of ethics. To confine the reverence for life to only one species and discard the claims to live unharassed of the other eight million species that share the planet with humans is ethically and morally indefensible.

Why should  millions of animals destroyed during Christmas to celebrate birth anniversary of one man?
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The Dirtiest Poll?

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar calling Narendra Modi a ‘neech admi’ simply cannot be accepted even by those who have no love for the prime minister and his fondness for rather freely using derogatory terms for his opponents, particularly Rahul Gandhi, the new president of the Indian National Congress. According to an unwritten but widely accepted code abuses will not be hurled at the prime minister even when disliked by many.

 Mani Shankar Aiyar calling Narendra Modi a ‘neech admi’
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When music hits you, you don't feel the pain!

A Reuters’ report says that Russia will place temporary restriction on imports of all agricultural products from Sri Lanka, including tea, from December 18, the Russian agricultural safety watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has announced.

When music hits you, you don't feel the pain!
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Quetta Church Attack Planned by Daesh and BNA

Four militants attacked Christian community when they were celebrating Sunday morning prayers on 17 December 2017 in Quetta. In this attack, nine innocent people embraced “Shahdat” (martyred) and 57 people injured.

Quetta Church Attack Planned by Daesh and BNA
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What’s the UN doing to Stopping Genocide of the Rohingyas of Myanmar?

One of the sinister methods employed to justify genocide has been to deny the history of the targeted victims. And that is what the criminal Buddhists within the apartheid state of Myanmar has been doing for nearly 70 years since earning independence from Britain on January 4, 1948. Instead of carrying out their hideous elimination process in one shot within a short period of time, however, the Buddhist Myanmar has been doing it slowly stepwise as part of a very sinister national project with full cooperation from top to bottom within the Buddhist community.

What’s the UN doing to Stopping Genocide of the Rohingyas of Myanmar?
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The Funeral of Dr. Karunatilaka Amunugama- An Appreciation

The Funeral of Dr. Karunatilaka Amunugama former Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Germany, was held at the Borella (Kanatte) Cemetery, Colombo in the afternoon of Friday December 15, 2017.

The Funeral of Dr. Karunatilaka Amunugama- An Appreciation
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