அல்லிகா

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  1. ஈழநிலா, வாசகன், இனியவள், அனிதா, யாழ்போக்கிரி, இன்னிசை, ஜமுனா, வல்வை மைந்தன், மதன், கந்தப்பு, குட்டித்தம்பி, அனு, கரடி, பிரியசகி, ஈழவன், ஆஆஆஆ ஆதிவாசி உங்கள் அனைவரின் அன்பு வரவேற்புக்கு நன்றி! ஆதிவாசிக்கும் எனக்கும் ஒரு அறுவைப் பரீட்சை நடை பெற்றது. அதில் அவர் வால் தப்பியது! அது தான் என் வரவைக் கண்டதும் “ஆஆஆஆஆஆஆ ஆஆஆஆஆஆ” என அலறலுடன் என்னை வரவேற்றார் போலும்! என்னை வரவேற்கும் மற்றைய கள உறவுகளுக்கும் என் முற்கூட்டிய நன்றி!
  2. நீண்ட நாட்களாக என்னால் யாழ் களத்திற்கு சில தவிர்க்கமுடியாத காரணங்களினால் வர முடியாமல் இருந்ததற்கு வருந்துகிறேன். அடிக்கடி வரமுடியாவிட்டாலும், இடையிடையே என் கருத்துக்களை யாழ் கருத்துக் களங்களில் எழுத முடியும் என நினைக்கிறேன்! நிறைய நல்ல மாற்றங்களை அவதானிக்கிறேன்! யாழ் களத்தை மெருகூட்டியவர்கள் அனைவருக்கும் வாழ்த்துகள்! அன்புடன் அல்லிகா!
  3. 14 கல் தூரம் தமிழர் கடக்கமுதல் ஆயிரம் கல் தூரம் விசயன் கடந்திட்டானோ? கட்டுமரத்தைமுதல் பாவித்தவனே தமிழன்! சிங்களம் = சங்கு ஈழம். சங்கு போன்று வடிவுள்ள ஈழமே! A Tamil poet from Ceylon, Ilattu Putan Tevanar contributed his poems to the Madura Sangam in the 1st century B. C. Navaratnam (p 43) states that Putan Tevanar was a Naga poet and comments that this was an indication that the Nagas were ancient Tamils. C.Sivaratnam (from 'The Tamils in Early Ceylon', 1968)
  4. நான் சிறு வயதில் குளிக்கும்போது மூக்கால் சுவாசிக்க முடியாமல் வாயால் "பூப்பூ" என்று காத்து விடுவேன். இப்படி "பூப்பூ" என்று காத்துவிடாமல் விட்ட நாளை "பூப்புனித நீராட்டு விழா" என்று கொண்டாடினார்கள்!!! சும்மா இருங்க ஆதி எனக்கு :oops: வெட்கமாயிருக்கு!!!
  5. உங்கள் சொற்கூற்றில் உள்ள சொற்கூத்தையும் அவதானித்தேன்! மனிதனாகப் பிறந்தவன் தன்னைப் புத்திசாலி என்று கருத்தில் கொள்ளத்தானே வேண்டும். யார்தான் தன்னை மடையன் என்று ஒத்துக்கொள்வான்! ஒவ்வொரு ஈழத்தமிழனும் தன்னை ஈழத்தமிழரின் பாதுகாவலானாக எம் தலைவரின் தலமையில் தான் இயங்கவேண்டும் என்பதை நான் மறுக்கவில்லை! என்னை இந்த உயர்நிலைக்கு உயர்த்தியதற்கு நன்றி! பெருமையும் கொள்ளுகிறேன்! என் கருத்தில் நான் எவரையும் இக்களத்தில் கட்டுப்படுத்த எண்ணியதும் இல்லை. அந்த உரிமையும் எனக்கில்லை. ஆனால், என் கூற்றில் உறுதியாக இருக்கிறேன். 1. தமிழீழத்திற்கு உறுதியான மனச்சுத்தியுள்ள நண்பர்களே தேவை! 2. எல்லைச் சுவரில் குந்திக்கொண்டிருக்கும் மந்திகள் போன்ற ஆதரவாளர்களால் ஆபத்தே! எம் அரசியல் பிரதிநிதிகளை "தமிழக கட்சிசார்புள்ளவர்களாக்கியம
  6. தமிழின், தமிழீழத்தின் நண்பர்கள், ஒரு சில தனிப்பட்ட அரசியல் தாக்குதல்களுக்கு அப்பாற்பட்டவர்கள். தமிழீழத்திற்கு உறுதியான மனச்சுத்தியுள்ள நண்பர்களே தேவை! ஈழத்தமிழருக்கு, எல்லைச் சுவரில் குந்திக்கொண்டிருக்கும் மந்திகள் போன்ற ஆதரவாளர்களால் ஆபத்தே! (மதில் மேல் பூனையென்பது பழையது)! தமிழகத்தில் முதலைகண்ணீர் வடிக்கும் அரசியல்வாதிகளிலும், கட்சி சார்பற்ற பத்திரிகையாளர்களே எமக்கு நண்பர்கள்! இவர்கள் மிகவும் சிலரே!. இக்களத்தில் தென்படும் ஓரிரு இந்திய கள உறுப்பினர்களும் கட்சி சார்புள்ளவர்களே! மாற்றுக் கட்சியினரை தாம் விரும்பியபடி திட்டலாம், ஆனால் தன் கட்சியினர யாரும் குறை கூறக்கூடாது! இப்படியான கருத்துள்ளவர்களால் யாழ்களம் நன்மை பெறாது! சில சில அரசியல் நக்கல்களையும் (Political Satire) ஏற்றுக்கொள்ளும் மனப்பான்மை ஒரு "அரசியல் கட்சி ஆதரவாளருக்கு" தேவை என்பது இன்றைய "அரசியல் நாகரீகம்" ஆகிவிட்ட தன்மையில் ஒரு சிலரின் "வெட்டுக் கொத்து"க்குப் பயந்து சினிமா போன்ற மற்றய களப்பிரிவுகளில் ஓடி ஒளிந்து கொள்வது அவரவர்களின் தனிப்பட்ட உரிமை. ஆனால் இவர்களால் எப்படி தமிழீழத்திற்கு தம் கருத்துக்களால் உதவ முடியும்! இப்படியான ஆயிரம்பேரைக் கொண்ட கருத்துக்களத்திலும் பார்க்க ஓரிரு ஆக்க பூர்வமான கருத்தாளர்கள் கொண்ட களம் பலரால் பார்வையிடப்படும். அப்படியான ஒரு நிலையிலேயே நானும், என் பல நண்பர்களும் இக்களத்தில் ஒரு வருடத்திற்கு மேலாக வாசகர்களாகவே இருந்தோம், இன்னும் இருக்கிறார்கள். சில வசதிக் குறைவாலேயே அநேகர் கருத்துப் பரிமாற்றத்தில் பங்கு பெறாமல் ஒரு மேல் கண்ணோட்டமாக சில முக்கிய கருத்துக்கள் என தாங்கள் கருதுவதை தெரிவு செய்து வாசித்து அறிந்து கொள்கிறார்கள். மற்றயவற்றை விட்டுவிடுகிறார்கள். இதை என் பல தமிழக நட்புறவுகள் தெரிவித்திருக்கிறார்கள். ஆகவே இங்கே புறமுதுகு காட்டும் "நண்பர்களின்" நட்பு தேவையா?
  7. இராணுவத்தில் சேர்ந்ததே, தமிழரின் சொத்துகளை சூறையாடி, தங்கள், தங்கள் வீடுகளைக்கட்டி பணக்காரனாகலாம் என்ற பேராசையுடனேயே! இப்போது மரண பயம் வந்ததும் ஊளையிடுகிறானுகள். இவனுகளே எத்தனை கொடுமைகளை தமிழர் என்ற ஒரே ஒரு காரணத்திற்காக எமக்கு செய்திருப்பாங்கள்! கையில் ஆயுதமிருக்கும்போது எப்படி வீறாப்பாக இருந்தான்! இப்ப, நல்லா, அப்பாவிபோல் நடிக்கிறாங்கள்! தெரியாமல்தான் இராணுவத்தில் சேர்ந்தாங்களாம்! யாருக்கு இந்த உல்டா? தமிழரின் உயிரை எடுத்து, அவர்களின் சொத்தில் எத்தனை சிங்களவர் திடீர் பணக்காரனாகியிருக்கிறார்கள்! உனக்கு பணக்காரனாக வேண்டுமென்றால் அரபுநாட்டுக்கு போகவேண்டியதுதானே! தமிழரைவிட சிங்களவருக்குத்தானே வேலை வாய்ப்புக்கு எத்தனை சலுகைகள்!
  8. இந்த மிருகத்தை உங்கள் அன்னதான meetingல் கண்டீர்களா?
  9. Are Sampur Tamils children of a lesser god? By D.B.S. Jeyaraj President Mahendra Percy Rajapakse received thunderous applause from party delegates on September 4th during the 55th session of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party in Colombo when he announced that the security forces had re-taken the Tamil majority town of Sampur in the Muttur East division of Trincomalee District. Raja-pakse said: "Our armed forces have captured Sampur for the welfare and benefit of the people living there." While most sections of the media projected the Sampur victory as a militaristic success over theLiberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) some analysts complimented Rajapakse on the manner in which he announced it. "The President struck the proper note in combining the aim of the welfare and benefit of the people of Sampur together with the military success," observed veteran journalist Lucian Rajakarunanayake in his Daily News column. Ground realities Whatever the real or imaginary concern displayed by Rajapakse for the people living in Sampur the ground realities before and after the LTTE vacated Sampur are harshly different to those benign comments expressed by ‘Magnanimous’ Mahinda. It is highly debatable whether the armed forces "captured" Sampur with the welfare of its inhabitants in mind or rather for what seems an undisguised politico-military objective. What is more important however is to note that the actual situation was totally contrary to Rajapakse’s claim that the armed forces took Sampur "for the welfare and benefit of the people living there." There were no civilians living in Sampur or surrounding areas when the armed forces walked in. The Tigers had vacated the region with most military assets including heavy artillery intact. The people had vacated the place even earlier due to intense aerial bombardment and artillery shelling. No Tamils When some media personnel were taken on an arranged tour to report on the Sampur trophy they did not see any Tamil civilians in the area. It was a land without people that they saw. At least one journalist in his dispatch wrote that the absence of people was "intriguing." Where had all the Sampur people gone? No big mystery this. They had all gone to comparatively safer places in the south of Trincomalee District and north of Batticaloa District. It is not Sampur town alone that reminds one of Goldsmith’s "deserted village." Now all 12 villages in the greater Sampur region are bereft of people too. Sampur is part of the Muttur East division. A vast number of people from the Muttur East region and adjacent Eechilampattru division have been displaced. Many families from 24 villages in Muttur East and 19 villages in Eechilampatru have left their homes and sought temporary refuge elsewhere. Some staying put There are however some people remaining in their former homes or elsewhere in the areas of Muttur East or Eechilampatru where the security forces are not present. Some remain due to a stubborn resolve not to desert their ancestral homes. Others remain to protect property and tend to livestock. Some are old and sick. They cannot make the arduous trek to relative safety. A few have been intimately involved with the LTTE and are reluctant to flee due to fear of repercussions or the courage of their convictions. With all governmental structures having broken down in these areas no one knows the exact number of those remaining. The military administrator masquerading as civilian authority in Trincomalee does not allow any NGOs or relief organisations to go to these parts on grounds of security. Government officials do not go there too. No dry rations, emergency provisions or medical supplies are allowed in. With infrastructure being destroyed and qualified medical personnel being absent, the afflicted people are suffering greatly. While those who remain behind in Muttur East and Eechilampatru are fast becoming the wretched of the eastern earth the fate of those who made it to relative safety is no better. The bulk of those displaced are in the Verugal - Vaharai region of Trincomalee South and Batticaloa North. Approx. 48,600 people from 8,543 families are officially accredited as Trincomalee displaced in Koralaipattru North division. The number in Verugal area is not known. To Batti Thousands of displaced persons from Trincomalee District have made it to other government controlled areas of Batticaloa District. The number exceeds 10,000 now. More displaced people living currently in Tiger controlled areas would have made it to the comparative safety and comfort of government controlled areas in Batticaloa if the LTTE had not restricted them. Some of these displaced people have relocated temporarily not only to Batticaloa town but to other parts of the island too in a few instances. I have heard harrowing accounts of the experiences undergone by these pathetic people. One resident from Sampur had walked nearly a 100km with his family to Batticaloa. This was not one long journey but in stages. The Sampur displaced had gone from place to place in search of safety. The staggered journey began in April and ended in August. With the security forces taking their homeland these children of Sampur soil seem destined for permanent displacement. As stated in these columns the problem for Sampur did not commence after the Mawilaru crisis or due to the factor that the LTTE fired shells at Trincomalee harbour or China Bay from Sampur. Sampur was hit first on April 25 within hours of the alleged suicide bomber attack at the Colombo military headquarters. The LTTE headquarters in the Wanni was not attacked but strategic Sampur in Trincomalee was attacked. For two days the area was attacked by air, land and sea. Israeli K-fir and Ukraine built Mig 27 jets bombed the area. Naval gunboats shelled the coastal regions. Multi barrel rocket fire and artillery attacks were launched from Trincomalee harbour and Monkey Bridge camps across the Kottiar bay. Rajapakse strategy Seventeen people were killed and 40 injured in both days. Many buildings and dwellings were destroyed. Some days later Sampur was attacked again when the LTTE engaged in a sea skirmish with the navy off Point Pedro in the north. It seemed clear that the Rajapakse regime had resolved to re-take strategic Sampur. The tripartite attacks were to drive the people away first. Every attack by the LTTE was used as a pretext to target Sampur. The people of Sampur had to go. The warning was not lost on the people of Sampur. Thus began the long trek. The artillery and aerial attacks that began in April continued even after Sampur was retaken in September. According to the LTTE political commissar for Trincomalee S. Elilan, 97 Tamil civilians were killed and 215 injured during this period. Artillery and aerial attacks are directed towards the Verugal - Vaaharai region even now. Several IDPs have been killed and injured in these places. According to a first hand account related to this column by an education official from Sampur he and his family had first left Sampur and reached Paattaalipuram about six kilometres away for safety. They had used a circuitous jungle route. They had stayed here for some weeks. The International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) and the NGO Save the Children had provided relief and food. Officially there was no governmental assistance to these hapless people who were displaced due to no fault of their own. Entitled to rights Retired Major-General Ranjith Silva, the Trincomalee Government Agent appointed by the militaristic Rajapakse regime had debarred any such assistance to these people. Nominally the people of Sampur were Sri Lankan citizens entitled to all rights as any other citizen. Practically they were regarded as children of a lesser god. They have been cruelly deprived of their basic rights. Their fundamental right to life — from which all other rights are derived — was gravely threatened. Their troubles continued. The Pattalipuram area was shelled intensively from the Kattaiparichaan camp. So the family moved another 4 km to a place called Nalllur in Muttur East. But very soon MBRL fire from Trincomalee was directed at this place and surrounding villages. Artillery shelling from Thoppur and Selva Nagar camps also took place. Aerial bombardment of the area also commenced. Realising that an offensive to take Muttur East was on the cards the family along with others moved to Ilankaithurai Muhathuvaaram. The causeway there links Eechilampatru division with Muttur East. Artillery shelling and sporadic aerial attacks continued. The family moved around the area moving from places like Uppooral to places like Seenanveli. With artillery and aerial attacks continuing the family then moved further south and took refuge at different times in places like Punnaiyadi and Kallady. The Mawilaru crisis saw these areas being bombed and shelled by the security forces though these places had no relevance to the so called ‘water war.’ Shifting south The family along with others then shifted further south to places like Paalathottam, Maavadichenai and Muttithottam. Even these areas were not immune from aerial bombardment and artillery attacks. Finally the family reached Verugal. After a few days they crossed the river barely escaping an aerial attack which targeted the ferry. They were now in the Batticaloa District. The Koralaipattru North division was teeming with displaced Tamils. There was inadequate infrastructure to accommodate the Internal Displaced Persons inflow. After moving to and from places like Pammivettuvaan, Paalsenai and Vaaharai the family managed after great difficulty to get ‘permission’ from the LTTE to leave. When they crossed into government controlled areas the army did not stop them though there were instances of such prevention earlier. Finally the family reached the safety of a relative’s home in Batticaloa. It was very painful to listen to this family’s tale on the telephone. There was infinite sadness. They related how their house in Sampur had been damaged twice earlier during the conflict. After basic repairs they had continued to live there. When the 2002 February 23 ceasefire came into force with Norwegian facilitation they like many others thought permanent peace had returned. Borrowing money they renovated their damaged house. It was even re- structured and had a fresh look. But that house was now wrecked due to artillery and air attacks as it was hit twice. It was now beyond repair. This was the main reason which impelled the family to move away. Same story Their tale was representative of what befell most residents of that region. It was an emotional strain to listen to their travails of travel. Going from one place to another for safety — facing aerial and artillery attacks after enjoying some safety for a few days. With each movement the number of displaced persons increased. It was a case of people from village A taking refuge in village B. Then people from both villages A and B move to village C. After some days people from villages A, B and C move to village D. The story goes on and on. The IDP number aggregates each time. Most people had walked or used cycles. Some had used bullock carts. A fortunate few with fuel used tractors. The main roads were not safe. The bombers attacked any sign of human movement on the roads. Bridges, causeways, culverts and even ferries were deliberately attacked without any concern for the fleeing people. Many of these victims recognised a new cruelty in the air attacks. The feeling was that some foreigners and not Sri Lankans were flying the planes. Even Mi 24 helicopter gunships had attacked them on a few occasions. The education official that this column spoke to lamented about the students. "There were 18, 000 students in the region," he said. "Now they are all scattered and displaced. They live in makeshift refugee camps. Their schooling is disrupted." Children A recent BBC Thamilosai broadcast relayed the voices of several children and parents lamenting about the loss of education. Organisations concerned about children in armed conflict focus attention on child soldiers. But a humanitarian tragedy like this mass displacement and deprivation of schooling is virtually ignored. How many of these affected students will be recruited by the LTTE? What is clear about the fate of Sampur is that the people had been deliberately and systematically uprooted and pressurised through force to move away. The tragic tale of the displaced people demonstrated clearly that a terrible design had been effected. After depriving the displaced of rations and relief the pattern of attacks had been well-designed to drive the people further southwards and out of Trincomalee District. The attacks had no viable connection to the war against the LTTE. It was more a part of the deep-seated conspiracy to ‘de-Tamilise’ Trincomalee Despite the calculated machinations to force the people into Batticaloa District these pitiable children of a lesser god were suffering there too. Orders from Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapakse saw to NGO organisations being prevented from visiting these people and catering to their needs. Only governmental assistance is allowed. This is not enough. The UNHCR and ICRC are allowed to go in. Occasionally local NGOs and religious organisations are allowed in along with government officials. Appalling conditions One such visit was made by Rev. Dr. Jeyanesan a senior minister of the Church of South India (CSI) Jaffna Diocese. In a recent interview to the BBC the clergyman said that the CSI delegation was prevented from taking foodstuff for the children at the Mankerni camp. The priest had inspected personally the IDP situation from Vaaharai to Verugal. He had seen many refugee situations in Sri Lanka and abroad. But never in his life had he seen appalling conditions such as this, he said. The facilities were simply not scarce. With the government banning construction of permanent shelters most people were roughing it out in the open. Not all had tents. Some of the tents were sub-standard. There were no health or sanitary facilities. The food and provisions were inadequate. The people were immensely suffering. The priest observed that there were about 25 - 30 NGOs doing refugee relief work in other parts of Batticaloa District. If permitted these organisations would help ease the burden and suffering. But the government was not allowing them to do so. Rev. Jeyanesan said that he had visited the Muttur refugees in Kantale earlier. Nearly 50 NGOs were on the scene attending to refugees. In Vaaharai — Verugal the IDP count was more than in Kantale but only UN and ICRC organisations were allowed to do some work. This was totally inadequate. Describing the situation as a humanitarian tragedy Rev. Jeyanesan appealed to the government to treat the problem of displaced people as a national and not ethnic issue. He implored the state not to discriminate between citizens and urged it to ensure that IDPs were being looked after to the best extent possible. ‘Security’ excuse When officials and NGOs request permission to offer better services to these displaced persons the government cites security as an excuse. It also says that permanent abodes need not be constructed as the people will be re-settled in their former homes soon. There are also erroneous media reports that the people of Sampur and Muttur are returning home. This is incorrect. Only Muslim refugees from Muttur are returning. Many of them were compelled through various means to return. Displaced Tamils from Muttur or Sampur have not returned. Furthermore there seems very little chance of the rightful residents of Sampur returning home. As predicted in these columns earlier the security forces are going ahead with plans of declaring the Sampur coastal region a high security zone sans people. Most remaining houses in the area have been looted. A Buddha statue has been erected at the Naavaladdy junction in Sampur. There is much talk of renaming Sampur as Somapura in typical ‘conquest’ style. Complicating the situation further is the hasty decision to shift the venue from China Bay to Sampur of the proposed coal power plant. The project is of two phases and will generate 1000 MW at completion in 2012. The Indian Government is expected to provide Rs. 50 billion for the project and a MOU is to be signed shortly. Coal plant To ensure perhaps that the Tigers do not retake Sampur in the future the coal plant is now to be moved to Sampur. A 300 acre site has been earmarked. How New Delhi would respond to this change remains to be seen. Past events have demonstrated clearly that the people of Sampur have been cruelly targeted and driven away for politico-military objectives. They have been persecuted deliberately and continue to be persecuted. Against this backdrop Mahinda Raja-pakse reaches the pinnacle of sanctimonious hypocrisy when he says "Our armed forces have captured Sampur for the welfare and benefit of the people living there." courtesy: http://www.themorningleader.lk/20061004/issues.html
  10. Nadarajah, 30, of Brampton still faces extradition to the United States on terrorism charges. Here is why he shouldn't be allowed to be extradited to USA! Hope the Canadian Judge know about the intention of the Bush Admin, which is supporting the Sri Lanka State Terrorism! SHELDON RICHMAN If you want to see the bare essence of the Bush administration, behold its policy of "rendition." The innocuous-sounding word signifies a policy under which American officials send terrorist suspects--detainees never convicted of crimes--to countries where they will be tortured, keeping the U.S. government's hands clean of the monstrous treatment. Can anyone with a sense of justice or humane bone in his body defend such a shameful policy? The knee-jerk Bush defenders will brand as squeamish anyone who shrinks from rough treatment of terrorists. There are many responses to this, but the most relevant here is that the people we are talking about are suspects, not proven criminals. Take the case of Maher Arar, a Canadian citizen. Details of his case, compiled in a 1,200-page report by a Canadian commission that looked into the matter, were reported recently by the New York Times. In 2002 the U.S. government detained Arar after receiving information from Canadian law enforcement that he had links to terrorists. But almost immediately afterward the Canadians told their American counterparts the information was wrong: no evidence tied Arar to al-Qaeda. The Canadian authorities offered to keep an eye on him when he returned to Canada, but the American officials were already arranging to send Arar to Syria, a country known to torture prisoners, on grounds that "Mr. Arar is a member of a foreign terrorist organization, to wit, Al Qaeda." Arar is a Syrian as well as a Canadian citizen. The Canadians did not learn that Arar had been sent to a Syrian prison until two weeks later. "Mr. Arar spent 10 months in the custody of Syrian interrogators who beat him repeatedly with a heavy metal cable and held him in a dank cell scarcely larger than a coffin, according to the commission report. In October 2003, he was released and returned to his wife and children in Canada," the Times reported. The Bush administration refused to cooperate with the Canadian commission. According to the Times, "A spokeswoman for the Department of Justice, Tasia Scolinos, said that she could not respond in detail to the commission's findings but that the United States government 'removed Mr. Arar in full compliance with the law and all applicable international treaties and conventions.' She also said the government 'sought assurances with respect to Mr. Arar's treatment' in Syria." Arar, 37, is suing the U.S. government and demanding an account of it actions. Let's step back. On the basis of no evidence whatsoever, the U.S. government secretly sent a young man to a country known for torturing prisoners. But have no fear: the government "sought assurances" about his treatment in Syria--what kind of assurances? This is the same Syria with whom the U.S. government refused to speak during the recent Israel-Lebanon war. Bush will outsource torture to Syrian President Bashar Assad, but that is the extent of the diplomatic relationship. This is all said to have been done according to law. Could anything be more morally outrageous? The Bush administration has held mere suspects in secret prisons, tortured them, and sent some to hell-hole prisons in foreign lands. We know at least some of them are innocent victims. It's now working with Congress to obtain broader authority to torture detainees and to declare anyone an "unlawful combatant," thereby depriving him of time-honored rights against oppression. This is America under George W. Bush. It's not the America we learned about growing up. Something has gone badly wrong. When will we do something about it?
  11. முதலில் அவர் தன் நிறத்தை மாற்ற வழியில்லை! எப்படி உங்களை? என்ன ஆதியாரே, அடர் அவையில் நான் எக்சிபிஷனுக்குப் போட்ட நகையில் ஒன்றைப் போட்டிருக்கிறீர் போல் தெரிகிறது! கொமிக்கல் கெஹலியபோல் அல்லவா இருக்குது, உம்மைப் பார்க்க! :evil:
  12. TTNல் காலையில் ஆங்கில, பிரான்சு நாட்டுப் பத்திரிகை செய்தி சுருக்கம் வருகிறது! இதை வாசிப்பவர்கள், ஆங்கிலத்தையும், பிரஞ்சு மொழி உச்சரிப்பில் ஓரளவு தெரிந்து கொண்டு உச்சரிப்பது, TTN ன்னுக்கு மாத்திரமல்லாமல், எமக்கும் ஓரளவு சங்கடத்தை குறைக்கும். வார்த்தைகளுக்கும் அதன் அர்த்தங்களுக்கும் இவர்களின் உச்சரிப்பு, சிரிப்பைத் தான் தருகிறது. உங்கள் இரத்தக் கொதிப்பை இதைக் கேட்டு கொஞ்சம் குறைத்துக்கொள்ளலாம்!
  13. நீர் தெரியாத விடயத்தை அறிவதற்காக எழுதவில்லை. டண் தமிழ் அலையில் குற்றம் சொல்லவே இதனை ஆரம்பித்தீர். ஆகா! என்ன புலநாய்(வு)! எனக்கு யாழில் ஜால்ராவோ மொல்ராவோ பண்ண அவசியம் எனக்கில்லை! உமக்குத்தான் இது தெரிந்திருக்கவேண்டுமே! நீர்தானே புலநாய்வு அதிகாரியாச்சே! பிளேட்டையே மாத்திறதோ? மாத்திப் பழக்கமோ?
  14. பலவருடங்களாக .... ம்ம்ம் நான் அவ்வளவு உங்களைப்போல் கிழடு இல்லை.! DAN னின் Bouquet ல் Ceylon TV இருந்தது தெரியும். ஆனால் DAN தமிழ் ஓளி என்று மூலையில் போட்டிருந்த ஒளிபரப்பில் சிங்கள நிகழ்ச்சி ஒளிபரப்பாகிறது. இது மத்திய கிழக்கிலிருந்து ஒளிபரப்பாகிறதென்றபடியால் அங்கு தொழில்புரியும் சிங்களவருக்கென ஒரு சில மணித்தியாலங்களை ஒதுக்கியுள்ளார்களாம். நல்ல சேவைதான்! இதில் என்ன தவறு யார் கூறியது தவறு என்று! ஏன் நீங்கள் தவறு என்று நினைக்கிறீர்களா? திடீரென நித்திரையால் எழுந்து விடிந்துவிட்டதா என்று கேட்பது நீங்கள் இப்படிக் கேட்டுப் பழக்கமோ? எமக்கு தெரியாததை அறிவதற்கு காலநேரம் பார்க்கவேணுமோ?
  15. The New UN Secretary General – Sri Lanka’s disgrace By: Brian Senewiratne A note to add “Good Cheer” to a worried Tamil community about the possibility of Jayantha Dhanapala, Sri Lanka’s Sinhalese nominee, getting the post of UN Secretary General. At the first round of voting, Dhanapala went down fighting like a true son of Sri Lanka, getting all of 4, yes FOUR, votes. There are 192 members in the UN. The news has, of course, been censored in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Hopefully Sri Lankans can still access the net and get the good news from us, whom Rajapakse is still unable to censor or control, the impending Patriotic Act not withstanding. President Rajapakse appointed Dhanapala as the Secretary General of the Secretariat Coordinating the Peace Process (2004-2005), and he is currently a Special Adviser to him. The Island newspaper in the completely free (!) Press in Sri Lanka (read His Master’s Voice), claimed, as recently as 5 September 2006, ”Jayantha Dhanapala was instrumental in taking the peace process where no Sri Lankan had taken it before”. In a perverse way, The Island has got it ‘right’. Excuse me, while I laugh. President Rajapakse has clearly lost the plot, that is, if he ever had it. He has now nominated Niranjan Deva-Aditya as Sri Lanka’s candidate to succeed Kofi Annan. His nomination has been backed by the holy monks in yellow-robes who were recently seen physically disrupting a Peace Meeting addressed by politicians from across the political spectrum, and an array of representatives from civic society in Colombo. Athuraliya Rathana Thero, of the extreme anti-Tamil JHU of politically-active Buddhist clergy, backs the new UN nomination. Venerable Sir, this is for the UN, not the local Buddhist temple. ‘Niraj Deva’, with an unrecognizable name, is a Sinhalese, who is a Member of the European Union (EU) Parliament. He was born in Colombo but brought up in the UK. He is one of 28 Conservative UK MPs of some 233 from 15 member countries in the EU Parliament. A few months ago, I was in Brussels to address members of the EU Parliament on the crisis in Sri Lanka. When my hosts realised that I was a Sinhalese, they asked me whether I would like to meet my ‘distinguished’ fellow Sinhalese countryman. I said I had better things to do. I might have to eat my words – just might , since he could, just could , with a stroke of luck and much prayer, especially from the Buddhist monks who strongly support him, be the next UN Secretary General. I am not sure what the astrologers in Colombo predict, but this is quite important since everything happens as predicted by them. The Honourable Niranjan Deva-Aditya was recently in Colombo to see the President about the possibility of nominating him. The latter raised this, I gather, with Prime Minister Tony Blair when he recently made a hurried dash to London. I am told that there were roars of laughter coming from the meeting. Those who specialize in laughter-identification, tell me that it was not Sri Lankan laughter which, I gather, is characteristic (rather like fingerprints). Could someone whisper in Rajapakse’s ear that Tony Blair is from the Labour Party, which is different (admittedly marginally), from the Conservative Party to which Hon.Niraj Deva belongs? However, one cannot be sure of anything where politicians are concerned. Prime Minister Blair has just taken a British comedian to Brussels for a ‘pod cast’, whatever that may be. Lest there be confusion, the comedian was Eddie Izzard who is not in the running for the UN post. Sri Lanka can, of course, nominate any number of people for the position of UN Secretary General. Chandrika Kumaratunga, currently languishing without a job and posing a threat to Rajapakse with a possible ‘come-back’, may be considered as a nominee, even, or especially, by Rajapakse. When I qualified in Medicine some 50 years ago, there was, (and still is), a medical condition characterized by ‘Delusions of Grandeur”. As a Physician, may I suggest, in the interests of the future of Sri Lanka, to say nothing of the international disgrace to which this country is being subjected, that these people and their advisers, be properly checked out, medically, I mean. Some months ago, puzzled and worried about what has happened to the Sinhalese leadership, I was glancing through Alexander Pope’s An Essay on Man. There it was in Epistle 1, verse 95. Pope must surely have been thinking of the Sinhalese Lion from Weeraketiya (Hambantota), or the Lioness from Veyangoda, when he wrote: “Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man (or woman) never is, but always to be blest,( As President, one can always ‘bless’ oneself in any number of ways, being freed from prosecution by the1978 Constitution “….immune from legal action for anything done or omitted to be done by him in his official or private capacity”. The soul ,uneasy, and confined from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come. Lo, the poor Indian! (I think he meant Sri Lankan) whose untutored mind (tutoring is not the problem, the mind is) Sees God in the clouds, (Dhanapala or, God help us, Deva-Aditya, as the UN Secretary General), or hears him in the wind; His soul proud science (or, in this case, law) never taught to stray Far as the solar walk or milky way (not even as far as the Vanni, to see what has been achieved there despite every possible obstruction from the Sinhala State): Yet simple nature (how on earth did Pope know this?) to his hope has giv’n, Behind the cloud-topped hill, an humbler heav’n. (in Hambantota or Veyangoda) It is not for nothing that Alexander Pope (1688-1744), is generally regarded as the greatest English poet of the early 18th Century, He is not only a poet, but a prophet. Meanwhile the Tamils can relax and breathe normally. Dhanapala it is not going to be the next UN Secretary General. Nor will it be Deva-Aditya who might not even get 4 votes. Brian Senewiratne MA (Cantab), MD, FRCP, FRACP Australia. Published: Sep 09, 2006 14:34:16 GMT http://www.tamilcanadian.com/page.php?cat=466&id=4357
  16. இது உண்மையா? எனக்கு தெரிந்தவர் ஒருவர் இதில் ஐராப்பாவில் மாலையில் தமிழ் ஒளியில் சிங்கள மொழியில் பாடல்கள் ஒளிபரப்பாகிறதென தெரிவித்தார், இது என்ன!
  17. சும்மா விடாதேயுங்கோ டூப்! விட்டா, தூக்கிப்போய் எல்லாத்தையும் வித்துவிடுவாங்க இந்த ஆதிவாசி! இவங்க காட்டில என்றபடியால் இந்தப் பெண் லக்கி! அதோட ஒரு மண்ணை ரசிக்கிறவங்க இந்த ஆதியென்று இதில் புரிகிறது. அதனால்தான் "ஒரு மண்ணுமில்லை ரசிப்பதற்கு"! குனா ரங்கனாருக்குத் தெரியுமா பெண், பொன் வாசனை! ஆனா, நீங்களும் பெண்தானே! கலைவிழி!
  18. என்னால் களத்தில் கடந்த மாதம் நடமாடமுடியாதிருந்ததினால் என்னால் பதில் எழுத முடியவில்லை. கனடா துளசிக்கு என் நன்றி. KISSES செய்யும்போது முட்டைவெள்ளைக் கரு போட்டதைத் தான் நான் தப்பாக புரிந்துகொண்டேன். நீங்கள் குறிப்பிட்டபடித்தான் செய்வது. செய்து பார்த்தேன், நன்றாக வந்தது. ஆனால் மிகவும் உன்னிப்பாக செய்யவேண்டும், இல்லையா?
  19. எனக்குத்தெரியும் எப்படி உமக்கு மயக்கம் வந்தது என்று! இதோ பாரும் ! மற்றவர்களும் அறிய வேண்டாமோ? :smile2: :mrgreen:
  20. 1658 September 5 The Dutch take Jaffnapatnam, the last Portuguese possession in Ceylon, modern day Sri Lanka. 1658ம் ஆண்டு செப்டம்பர் 5ம் திகதி இலங்கையின் போர்த்துக்கேயரின் கடைசி ஆக்கிரமிப்பு பிரதேசமான யாழ்ப்பாணம் ஒல்லாந்தரால் வென்றெடுக்கப்பட்ட தினம்!
  21. அடர் அவைத்தலைவன் ஆதிவாசி குனா. ரங்கனாருக்கு! என்னால் ஒரு தவிர்க்கமுடியாத காரணத்தினால் உமதவையின் ஆலோசனை மண்டபத்திற்கு வருகை தரமுடியாதிருந்தது. இதை உமக்கு சந்தர்ப்பமாக பயன்படுத்தி என் அழகுக்கு மாசு படுத்திவிட்டீர்! உடனடியாக உமது குனா சேட்டையை விட்டு விடும்படி விறுமாப்புடன் கேட்டுக்கொள்கிறேன். இதோ என் தோற்றம்!
  22. ஆனால் முட்டை வெள்ளைகருவை நன்றாக அடித்து அதை ஜெலடின் உடன் சேர்த்து செய்வதை என் "மறைந்த" மாமி செய்வதை பார்த்திருக்கிறேன். இங்கே முட்டையைப் பற்றியே இல்லையே! :? கடையில் சோறு கூட வாங்கி சாப்பிடலாம்தானே. என்றாலும் நாம் சமைப்பதைப் போல் வருமா, புத்தரே. அது சரி, நீங்கதானெ தவம் செய்ய "பமிலி"யை விட்டுட்டு ஓடினனீங்க, இல்லையா? மதன், கிடைத்தால், கட்டாயம் இங்கே தெரிவியுங்க,