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Defeat attempts to punish War Heroes through trials overseas
By : A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA
Despite assurances given by Eunuch Sirisena and foreign slavish Ranil that foreign judges will not be brought in to hear cases relating to  the so-called alleged missing persons the government is making arrangements to betray the war heroes who are alleged to have been involved in activities relating to making persons missing in an indirect and devious method. The old hag Chandrika however told a media conference recently that the government should give priority to address the missing persons issue and said it is advisable to allow foreign judges to get involved in this... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/05/17)

Mourning LTTE – India bans, yahapalana allows. Who is mourning whom?
Shenali D Waduge
LTTE was an India-created militant organization that was militarily defeated in May 2009. Its rule of terror ran for 30 years amidst failed negotiations, peace talks and peace agreements. After refusing the 3 offers given to lay down arms and surrender, the LTTE was militarily defeated. LTTE's reign of terror resulted in the deaths of innocent Sinhalese, Muslims, Tamil civilians, Sri Lankan armed forces & police, politicians, academics, media personnel, clergy and even foreigners as well as LTTE's own cadres and cadres belonging to other Tamil militant groups that India created. 32 countries including India have... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/05/17)

Is the Tamilnadu State Government more pro -Lankan and more pro-Sinhalese and better Buddhists than the President and the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka?
Sudath Gunasekara 22.5. 2017
 I am prompted to pose this million dollar question to all Sri Lankans in the light of the following news item that appeared in May 22 NDTV. Chennai Police Warns of Action against Protesters who wanted to light candles on Marina Beach to commemorate Sri Lankan LTTE casualties in the war (News Item, May 22 NDTV) While, Sri La Government provided police protection for those who commemorated LTTE casualties at several places in the North.  At the same time Sri Lankan Government also baned Ranaviru commemoration organizes by the Joint Committee of National Organizations at... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/05/17)

ජනතාව  විපිළිසර කරවූ ''නැණ සර ''පැනය   පැනසර ලෙසින් විමසමු 
ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවි රත්න 
බොදුබල සේනාවේ   ඥාන සාර  හිමියන්   නිසා ජාතික වාදීහු දෙපැත්තකට බෙදී ඇත .ඒ හිමියන්ට කැමති බොහෝ දෙනෙක්  ම සිංහල බෞධ්ධයනේ රට ගැනත් ඔවුන්ගේ ආරක්ෂාව ගැනත් හිතන්නොය .ඔවුන් කියනදේම  ඒ හිමියන්ද පෙන්වාදෙන නිසා ඔවුහු එතුමාට ගරු කරති ලොව පුරා පැතිරෙන ඉස්ලාම් ත්‍රස්තවාදය දැන් ලංකාවේද හොල්මන් කරන බව කවුරුත් දනිති .එය ජනප්‍රිය මාතෘකාවකි ඒගැන ප්‍රසිද්ධියේ කතාකරන කෙනෙකි ඥානසාර හිමි.ජනතා ඉල්ලීම  කතාවෙන් හෝ  සපුරන එහිමියන්ට දැන් '''බොහෝ අ ය'''' එකතුවී ඇත්තේ සිංහල බෞද්ධයන් රැකගැනීමේ පරම පවිත්‍ර චේතනාවෙනි.                                  මේ හිමියෝ NGO අතකොලුවක් ය... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/05/17)

සුද්දිගේ තේ වත්ත
 වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග 
මිණිපේ සෞඛ්‍ය සේවා අධ්‍යක්‍ෂක ලෙස සේවය කල සමයේ මා රාජකාරී වැඩ සඳහා මහ නුවර පළාත් සෞඛ්‍ය සේවා අධ්‍යක්‍ෂක කාර්‍යාලයට ගියේ හුන්නස්ගිරිය හරහාය​. හුන්නස්ගිරිය ආසන්නයේ විශාල නිසරු මුඩු ඉඩමක් දක්නට ලැබේ.  " සර් දන්නවද මේක ඉස්සර සරු තේ වත්තක් කියලා ? රියැදුරු පුංචි බණ්ඩා මට මේ මුඩු ඉඩම පෙන්වා කීවේය​.  පුංචි බණ්ඩා ගේ විස්තර අනුව මෙය ඉතා සරුසාර තේ වත්තකි. එහි අයිතිකරුවා සුද්දෙකි. දැන් සුද්දා මිය ගොසිනි . ඔහුගේ මහළු බිරිඳ තවමත් බංගලාවේ ජීවත් වන්නීය​.  " කොහොමද තේ වත්ත පාළුවට ගියේ ? මම පුංචි බණ්ඩා ගෙන් ඇසුවෙමි. " සර් වත්ත පවරා ගත්තට පස්සේ මිනිස්සු මේකෙ තිබ්බ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/05/17)

Beef is very unhealthy to eat due to research evidences
Dr Hector Perera         London
However much it is stated that beef is unhealthy to eat due to a number of reasons, still people eat beef in their daily diet. It may be in the form of beef burgers, also called hamburgers, stakes, roast or cooked. The number of reasons why beef is unhealthy to eat are far too many to mention here but a few are as follows. Sometimes the supermarkets sell beef in attractive prices to keep the business going and the customers find it is too difficult not to buy beef for their daily meals. Far too... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/05/17)

දුම්රිය සාමාන්‍යාධිකාරිවරයාට එරෙහිව නඩු ගොඩයි වහාම තනතුරෙන් ඉවත්කර පරීක්‍ෂණයක් පවත්වන්න
එස්. පී. විතානගේ  සම කැඳවුම්කරු All Ceylon Railway Employees' General Union 
අතිගරු ජනාධිපති, මෛති‍්‍රපාල සිරිසේන මැතිතුමා, ජනාධිපති ලේකම් කාර්යාලය, කොළඹ 01. දුම්රිය සාමාන්‍යාධිකාරිවරයාට එරෙහිව නඩු ගොඩයි වහාම තනතුරෙන් ඉවත්කර පරීක්‍ෂණයක් පවත්වන්න තමන්ගේ නිල තත්වය අයුතු සහගත ලෙස යොදා ගනිමින්, අත්තනෝමතික ලෙස කටයුතු කිරීම, තනතුරට නොගැලපෙන ලෙස අනිසි හැසිරීම, රජයේ මුදල් හා දේපල සාවද්‍ය ලෙස පරිහරනය කිරීම හා අන් අයට එසේ කිරීමට ඉඩදීම, රාජ්‍ය සේවයටත්, තනතුරේ ගෞරවයටත් හානිවන ආකාරයට කටයුතු කිරීම ආදි කරුණු හේතුකොට ගෙන වත්මන් දුම්රිය සාමාන්‍යධිකාරි  B.A.P  ආරියරත්න මහතාට එරෙහිව අධිකරණයේ සහ වෙනත් ව්‍යවස්ථාපිත ආයතන ගණනාවකම නඩු ගණනාවක් විභාගවෙමින් පවතින බැව් පෙන්වා දෙන අතර, දෙපාර්තමේන්තු නිලධාරීන්ට හා සේවකයින්ට... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/05/17)

SRI LANKA: Death of a patient through negligence at the Kandy Teaching Hospital
ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION - URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME
ISSUES: Right to health, medical negligence; denial of justice; equal access to medicine ------------------------------------------------------ Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), received information concerning Mr. Ranjith Sunil Jayatissa (55) of No: 114, Walgowwagoda, Danture in the Kandy District. On 6 July 2016, while being treated at the Kandy Teaching Hospital, he died due to medical negligence by the doctors. He underwent hernia surgery at the hospital on 27 June. He developed post-surgical complications which resulted in severe pain. Though the wife made continuous complaints about the pain he was experiencing,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/05/17)

Of that farce
Editorial Courtesy The Island
May 22, 2017, 8:14 pm The Yahapalana Mountain, having been in labour for several months, delivered a tiny mouse yesterday. The country saw a mini Cabinet reshuffle. Those who had naively expected a radical Cabinet shake-up were disappointed. The government has sought to pull the wool over the eyes of the irate people who are demanding some economic relief immediately. The task of improving the performance of a government is not something that could be accomplished through a Cabinet reshuffle. There is reason to believe that differences between the SLFP and the UNP over sharing ministerial... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/05/17)

How Sri Lanka Won the War
Lessons in strategy from an overlooked victory  -By Peter Layton Courtesy The Diplomat
How to win a civil war in a globalized world where insurgents skillfully exploit offshore resources? With most conflicts now being such wars, this is a question many governments are trying to answer. Few succeed, with one major exception being Sri Lanka where, after 25 years of civil war the government decisively defeated the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and created a peace that appears lasting. This victory stands in stark contrast to the conflicts fought by well-funded Western forces in Iraq and Afghanistan over the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/05/17)

YAHAPALANA AND INDIA Part 4
KAMALIKA PIERIS
India   has regional ambitions and is alarmed by the arrival of China, the emerging superpower,    into what India considers to be India’s sphere of influence. China is entering the Indian Ocean with its OBOR. Also China says it is a part of South Asia, it shares borders with Pakistan, India and Nepal. China has never been frightened of India. China sees India as a land of irreconcilable socio-religious cleavages, unstable polity and weak leadership. ‘TIME’ says China views India with disdain. China thinks India can be easily dissolved into its composite, regional parts. In the last three... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/05/17)

MR Sangakkara You're Good but what about your country?
Top Spin by Suni
For all the acolades you've received re- the Cowdrey Lecture etc etc., your glorious accomplishments as a national cricketer and world recognition of your class as a cricketer you seem to have forgotten that by continuing to play in overseas teams and perform brilliantly, there are  those who wonder why you seem to have forgotten your country which you chose to bypass at a time when it could have benefitted greatly had you continued to represent it a tad longer. Is this a kind of patriotism that leans towards" purse triotism" where moneymaking seems to... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/05/17)

Corruption, Building Collapse and Human Misery
Dr. Chandana Jayalath
Illegal construction is construction without a valid construction permit. Illegal building activity can be a major environmental violation when the works encroach upon preserve areas like nature reserves. Likewise, illegal building can have serious political implications when it is practiced as land grabbing or for illegal settling in territories belonging to public. This may be perhaps due to profitable speculation with and exploitation of valuable real property. Even construction works with apparently valid permits can of cause be a result of bribery. Increased landslide risk has been found to be associated with illegal building in hillside... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/05/17)

INSSSL Threat Lens on “Cyber Security: The Evolving Threat Landscape in Sri Lanka”
Director Communication and Publications Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka
INSSSL’s Threat Lens on “Cyber Security: The Evolving Threat Landscape in Sri Lanka” was held on Thursday, 18th May at the Ministry of Defence with the presence of experts in cyber security and information technology in the country. Representatives from the Ministry of Telecom and Digital Infrastructure, Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Informatics, Sri Lanka CERT, CICRA, and senior officers of the tri forces were invited for the discussion. Secretary Defence, Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi Chaired the discussion while Additional Secretary Defence, Mr. R.M. Sarath Kumara were also present. In the wake of... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/05/17)

ජනරජ දිනය සැමරීම
නලින් ද සිල්වා
අද ජනරජ දිනයයි. තරුණ පරම්පරාවේ කී දෙනකු ඒ ගැන දැනුවත් ද දන්නේ නැහැ. අවුරුදු හතළිස්පහකට ඉහත 1972 මැයි මස විසිදෙවැනි දා අප ජනරජයක් වූවා. මැයි විසිදෙවැනි දා එකල මෙරට නිවාඩු දිනයක් වුණා. එහෙත් පසුව එය නැති වුණා. 1978 ජේ ආර්ගේ දෙවැනි ජනරජ ව්‍යවස්ථාව ක්‍රියාත්මක වීම ඇරඹුණේ පෙබරවාරි හතරවැනි දා.  නව සමසමාජ පක්‍ෂයේ අප හත් අට දෙනකු එදින කළුකොඩි දැම්මා. අප කණ්ඩායම් දෙකකට බෙදී පේරාදෙණියේ ඉංජිනේරු පීඨය අසළින් පටන් ගෙන කළුකොඩි දැමීමට ගියා. වික්‍රමබාහුගේ කණ්ඩායම පොලීසියට හසු වුණා. අප හසු වූයේ නැහැ. එහි බලපෑමක් රටට දැණුනේ නැහැ. වික්‍රමබාහු තුන්වැනි ජනරජ ව්‍යවස්ථාව (සහසන්ධීය රාජ්‍යය) බිහි කිරීමට ජේ අර්ගේ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/05/17)

නාලක හිමියන්ට නැති ශිවාජිලිංගම්ට ඇති නිදහස
නලින් ද සිල්වා
ජාතික හිමිකම් සංවිධානය මුල් වී ඊයේ (20 වැනි දා) නිදහස් චතුරස්‍රයේ රණවිරුවන් සැමරීමට යොදා ගෙන තිබුණා. ඒ සඳහා නීතිඥ බැල්ලන්තුඩාව සංස්කෘතික අමාත්‍යාංශයෙන් නියමිත මුදල් ගෙවා අවසර ගෙන තිබුණා. පසුව ඇතැම් සංවිධාන ද එයට එකතු වී තිබුණා. එහෙත් ඒකාබද්ධ විපක්‍ෂය කණ්ඩායමක් ලෙස එකතු වී තිබුණේ නැහැ. මට දැන ගැනීමට ඇති ආකාරයට ඒ රැස්වීමට සහභාගි වන ලෙසට ඒකාබද්ධ විපක්‍ෂයට කළ ආරාධනයවත් නිළ වශයෙන් පිළිගෙන තිබුණේ නැහැ. ඒ ඇයි ද කියන්න මා දන්නේ නැහැ. එහෙත් පසුව ඒකාබද්ධ විපක්‍ෂයේ ඇතැමුන් එය සංවිධානය කෙරුණේ තමන්ගේ ද සහභාගීත්වයෙන් කීමට උත්සාහ ගත්තා. එසේ කෙළේ රැස්වීමට අවසර නැති බව ප්‍රකාශ වීමෙන් පසුව! නිදහස් චතුරස්‍රයේ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/05/17)

Cabinet reshuffle a damp squib
By C. A. Chandraprema
The much spoken of cabinet reshuffle has now been completed and in the end it turned out to be a damp squib. Whether this will help the government to get its act together is highly debatable. As foreign minister, how different will Ravi K be to Mangala Samaraweera? Perhaps Ravi K may not have agreed to the controversial UN Human Rights Council resolution of October 2015 with the same enthusiasm as Samaraweera had he been the foreign minister at that time. But that depends on the extent to which that decision was actually taken by... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/05/17)

INDIAN MEDIA’S SUBTLE MODUS OPERANDI
with Ravi Ladduwahetty Courtesy Ceylon Today
"Until you realize how easy it is for your mind to be manipulated, you remain the puppet of someone else's game." – CONSCIOUSNESS EXPANSION TEACHER EVITA OCHEL Speculation was rife in political circles that India was behind the election and installation of the Sirisena- Wickremesinghe unity government. That was not only reported and published in the local media but also the Indian mainstream media as well. Even former President Mahinda Rajapaksa mentioned this in various interviews that he gave not only the local media but also the regional media as well. India was widely... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/05/17)

Cabinet Reshuffle - Another hoax
By : A.A.M.NIZAM - MATARA
The guessing game over the cabinet reshuffle which was ongoing since January this year and was re-ignited by Sirisena with promised date shifting without any reason took place at last this morning.  There was no major shift other than change of portfolios between Ravui Karunanaayake and Mangala Samaraaweeraa. The shameless and spineless Karunanayake was boasting for weeks that he will not accept any other portfolio if he was removed from the Finance portfolio and also stated that in such a situation he would remain as a backbench MP and divulge all secret activities of... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/05/17)

Sri Lanka president replaces chartered accountant finance ministers with a London qualified clothing designer
Sri Lanka News
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena switched the foreign and finance ministers in a major cabinet reshuffle on Monday. Managala Samaraweera, who has been foreign minister since January 2015, was appointed as finance and media minister. He swaps roles with Ravi Karunanayake who is a chartered accountant who will takes over the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. New finance minister in Sri Lanka is a graduate in Clothing Design and Technology at St. Martin's School of Art in London, he served as a design consultant to the National Design Center of Sri Lanka prior to his political career. Saint Martin's School... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/05/17)

‘US, EU meddle in other countries & kill people under guise of human rights concerns’ – Duterte
Courtesy RT
“There’s not even a whimper” when powerful nations bomb civilians or “invent” WMDs to invade other countries, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte told RT, arguing that the West pretends to care about human rights only when it suits its agenda. The Philippines leader sat down to speak with RT’s Maria Finoshina ahead of his five-day visit to Moscow that is kicking off on Monday. Maria Finoshina:Mr. President, it has been almost a year since your inauguration. Have you faced anything that you were not expecting when you took office? Rodrigo Duterte: I did expect almost everything that... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

Nationalizing SAITM would be a mistake
BY RATHINDRA KURUWITA AND UMESH MORAMUDALI Courtesy Ceylon Today
Former State Minister of Higher Education, Rajiva Wijesinha spoke to Ceylon Today about the current controversy regarding SAITM. During the interview he stressed that SAITM was started in good faith, and the then government was at fault in not smoothing out any contentious issues immediately. But the questions with regard to quality are specious, because similar standards are not applied to government universities. Following are the excerpts of the interview: ?: Last week the government requested SAITM to refrain from recruiting new students amidst threats of another general strike by the GMOA... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

KP exposes how MGR and Indira Gandhi supported LTTE
Former prominent Liberation Tigers of Eelam (LTTE) leader Kumaran Pathmanathan, who was the chief international financier and helped smuggle weapons for the terror outfit, spoke to WION in an exclusive interview. KP, as he was known, took over leadership of the LTTE following the death of Velupillai Prabhakaran and was wanted in India in connection with Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination. https://youtu.be/fng_pZ9j9kw Ironically, as KP revealed, it was Rajiv Gandhi’s mother Indira Gandhi who asked RAW to aid LTTE. In his heydays, KP was a reclusive, overseas financier for the LTTE based in Thailand and avoided capture by constantly changing... -Full Story- (LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

ඡන්ද නොතියන කොමිසම කොස් කොටන්නදැයි මාධ්‍ය අසයි.. මැකොට මල පැන අඩි පොලවේ හප්පා යකා නටයි..[Video]
ලංකා සී නිවුස්
දිගින් දිගටම මැතිවරණ කල් යද්දී ස්වාධීන මැතිවරණ කොමිසමකින් ඇති පලය කුමක්දැයි මාද්‍යවේදීන් විසින් මැතිවරණ කොමිසමේ සභාපති මහින්ද දේශප‍්‍රිය මහතාගෙන් විමසූ විට ඔහු ඉතා කෝපයට පත්ව පිලිතුරු දුන්නේ මෙසේය.  https://youtu.be/IIn0BFUhNTg... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

YAHAPALANA AND INDIA   Part 3
KAMALIKA PIERIS
The Free Trade agreement with India, like everything else with India,   has also caused a rumpus. The first India-Sri Lanka FTA (ISLFTA) was signed in November 1998 with just 4 consultations within 4 months. It became effective in 2000   and has been continuing ever since. In 2017 it was observed that   the FTA has been in operation for 15 years but without any tangible benefit to Sri Lanka. Bilateral trade agreements  are expected to provide favored trading status, expanded access to each other’s markets, purchase guarantees, and removal of  tariffs,. But with India it was not so.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

Tamil Eelam War 8th Anniversary Statement
Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario. K1J 6G1 Canada
19 May 2017 Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, K1A  0A2 ATTENTION: Kate Purchase, Director of Communications - Kindly brief the PM on this letter of utmost concern to many non-Tamil Sri Lankan-Canadians Dear Prime Minister  Justin Trudeau: Today, 19th May of 2017, is the day that all of  Sri Lanka should be celebrating for  winning the 30-year long Tamil Tiger terrorist war, almost single handed. These were the Made in Indira Gandhi's India’s,  Liberation Tigers... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

Sri Lanka’­s middle-income status preserved by housemaids and unskilled labour
by Sanath Nanayakkare Courtesy The Island
Migrant worker remittances have mainly contributed to the surplus in the nation's secondary income account which is earned by unskilled and housemaid categories, the Central Bank's Annual Report 2016 reveals. CBSL Annual Report further notes that the surplus in the secondary income account mainly backed by these worker remittances have helped in cushioning the deficit in the trade and primary income accounts of the current account to a certain extent. According to statistics housemaids and unskilled workers account for 56 per cent of total Sri Lankan expatriate workers. Worker remittances which account for the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

ආයෙත් යම් දවසක කොටි ගැහැව්වොත් 
ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න 
            ප්‍රභාකරන් කොටියා ,බෙදුම් වාදියා ,තමන්ගේ ආරක්ෂාවට  සාමාන්‍ය ජනතාව ලක්ෂ ගණනක්  ආරක්ෂක වළල්ලක් සේ  තියාගෙන   ඒ මැදට වෙලා තමය්  සටන්ක ලේ .එනිසාම අපේ හමුදාවට හෙමින් හෙමින් සීරුවෙන් සටන් කරන්න සිදුවුනා ඒ සිවිල් ජනතාව ආරක්ෂා කරගන්න .  එහෙම කරනකොට  unp   කාරයෝ කින් ඩි  දැම්මා පාමංකඩ අලිමංකඩ ,,.....කියකිය .පුළුවන් තරම්  හමුදාවේ අ යට පාච්චල් කළා මහින්දට කෝචෝක් කළා .බටහිරයන්ටය් ඉන්දියාවටය් ගතු කේලම් කිව්වා මහින්දට විරුද්ධව .                                                     ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

ජයවර්ධනපුර රෝහලේ පැවති පූජ්‍ය පක්‍ෂය සඳහා නිදහස් ප‍්‍රතිකාර ලබාදීම නවතාදැමීම
ප‍්‍රධාන ලේකම් ජාතික භික්‍ෂු පෙරමුණ
ගරු ජනාධිපතිතුමා ජනාධිපති මන්‍දිරය කොළඹ 01. ජයවර්ධනපුර රෝහලේ පැවති පූජ්‍ය පක්‍ෂය සඳහා නිදහස් ප‍්‍රතිකාර ලබාදීම නවතාදැමීම ජයවර්ධනපුර රෝහලේ පැවති පූජ්‍ය පක්‍ෂය සඳහා නිදහස් ප‍්‍රතිකාර ලබාදීම 2017 අපේ‍්‍රල් 06 දින නිකුත්කර ඇති අභ්‍යන්තර චක‍්‍රලේක අංක 15/2017 අනුව මේ වන විට නවතා දමා ඇත. පැවති එම යහපත් පිළිවෙත වෙනුවට කිලෝමීටර් 05 ක සීමාවක් පනවා ඉන් පිටත සිට පැමිණෙන පූජ්‍ය පක්‍ෂයේ අයගෙන් සම්පූර්ණ මුදල් අයකර ප‍්‍රතිකාර කිරීම මේ වන විට අරඹා ඇත. මෙය ඉතා කණගාටුදායක තීන්දුවකි. ඉහත චක‍්‍රලේඛනයෙන් පසු රෝගීව, අසාධ්‍යව රෝහලට පැමිණෙන පූජ්‍ය පක්‍ෂයේ ඇත්තන්ගෙන් වෛද්‍යවරු, රෝහල් කාර්යමණ්ඩලය පළමුව විමසන ප‍්‍රශ්නය රෝගී තත්වය පිළිබඳව නොව වාසය කරන්නේ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

අල්ලස් කොමිසම, මහා පරිමාන දුෂණ කොමිසම, දුෂණ ලේකම් කාර්යාලය  දැන් බෝඩ් ලෑලි විතරයි. එෆ්.සී.අයි.ඩී.ය ට වහන්න එදා හොරුත් මෙදා හොරුත් සැදී පැහැදී ඉන්නවා
- දුෂණ විරෝධී පෙරමුණ උපදේශක කීර්ති තෙන්නකෝන් කියයි
ලැසිල් ද සිල්වා ලේකම් ධූරයෙන් ඉවත් කරලා මාසයක් යනකොට 'බරපතල වංචා දුෂණ විමර්ශන ජනාධිපති කොමිෂන් සභාව බෝඩ් ලෑල්ලක් වුණා.  දිල්රුක්ෂි ඩයස් ඉවත් කිරීමෙන් පසුව 'අල්ලස් හෝ දුෂණ විමර්ශන කොමිෂන් සභාවේ නඩු පැවරීම් සම්පූර්ණයෙන්ම පාහේ නැවතී තිබෙනවා.  දුෂණ විමර්ශන ලේකම් කාර්යාලයේ ප්‍රතිපාදන කැපුවාම 'එෆ්.සී.අයි.ඩී.ය' නිකම්ම පූස් පැටියෙක් බවට පත් වෙනවා.  යහපාලන රජයේ අල්ලස් හෝ දුෂණ විමර්ශනය දැන් බෝඩ් ලෑල්ලක් විතරයි.  එදා ආණ්ඩුවෙත්, මෙදා ආණ්ඩුවෙත් හිටපු අන්ත දුෂිතයින් දැන් එකම පිගානේ දුෂණය වලදනවා යැයි දුෂණ විරෝධී පෙරමුණේ උපදේශක කීර්ති තෙන්නකෝන් මහතා පවසයි. රාජගිරියේ අද පැවති පුවත්පත් සාකච්ඡාවක් අමතමින් තවදුරටත් අදහස් දැක්වූ තෙන්නකෝන් මහතා... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

Remembering L.H. Mettananda : Colonialism, nationalism and Buddhist revivalism
By Janaka Perera
 L.H. Mettananda : 1945 - 1953, Principal Ananda College The watershed in Sri Lanka’s post – independence period i.e. 1956, which led to the socio-cultural emancipation of the vast majority of the people of this country would not have been possible if not for the invaluable contribution of L.H. Mettananda. Though front line politicians grabbed the lions’ share of the power and glory for the nation’s huge turn around in 1956, posterity is likely to concede a much greater share of credit to Mettananda and the Buddhist movement that he led in the first two... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

Constitution making would not be delayed: PM
 Courtesy The Daily Mirror
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday that he had informed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other world leaders that the constitution-making process would not be delayed. He said this at the opening of the new District Secretariat Office in Mannar and underscored the fact that Mr. Modi and other world leaders including Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had hoped Sri Lanka would resolve the national question through a constitutional process. "Prime Minister Modi discussed this matter with me, President Maithripala Sirisena, the Leader of the Opposition and with former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. I... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

දොවාල් දෙවියො
නලින් ද සිල්වා
මෝදි ලංකාවට ඇවිල්ල කරපු ප්‍රධාන ම කාර්යය තමයි මහින්ද හා ගෝඨාභය හමුවීම. ඊළඟට දික්ඔය දෙමළ ජනතාව ඇමතීම. ඊනියා ජාත්‍යන්තර වෙසක් දිනය අප රැවටීමක් හා රැවටීමක් පමණයි. කෝ එහි සමාප්ති උත්සවයට පැමිණි නේපාල රාජ්‍ය නායිකාව. ඇය තවම ලංකාවේ ද? ප්‍රබුද්ධ ජනමාධ්‍යවේදීන් ඇය ඉන්දියන් පයිසෙකට ගණන් ගෙන නැහැ. මෛත්‍රිපාල ඇය හමුවන්න ඇති. ඇය මහින්ද හමු වුණේ නැහැ. ඇය ජී එල් හමු වුණෙත් නැහැ. ගෝඨාභය හමු වුණෙත් නැහැ. ඇය ගැන කිසිම ආරංචියක් නැහැ. ඊනියා ජාත්‍යන්තර වෙසක් උළෙල තවමත් සමාප්ත වුණේ නැද්ද? ප්‍රබුද්ධ ප්‍රවෘත්ති සංස්කාරකවරුන් අපට යමක් කියනවා ද? පැහැදිලිව ම ඊනියා ජාත්‍යන්තර වෙසක් උත්සවය මෝදිගේ මගෝඩියක් මෝදි දික්ඔය... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

රොයිටර් ගේ චීන කොළණිය
වරුණ චන්ද්‍රකීර්ති ෴
1977 අවුරුද්දේ යුනෙස්කෝ සංවිධානය කොමිසමක් පත්කළා. ඒකේ ලොක්කා විදිහට පත්කළේ 1974 දී නොබෙල් සාම තෑග්ග දිනාගත්ත ශ්වොන් මැක්බ්‍රයිඩ් ව. මේ කොමිසම පත්කරන්න හේතුවුනේ ඇමෙරිකානු ජනපද සංගමයත් බ්‍රිතාන්‍යයත් ප්‍රංශයත් මුල්කරගත්ත ප්‍රවෘත්ති ඒකාධිකාරියට විරුද්ධ ව ඇතිවෙච්ච කලබලය. මේ කලබලය ගැන කියන්න කලින් තව පොඩි කාරණයක් පැහැදිළිකරන්න ඕන. යුනයිටඩ් ස්ටේට්ස් ඔෆ් ඇමෙරිකා කියන එක සිංහලෙන් කියන්න ඕන ඇමෙරිකානු ජනපද සංගමය කියලා නෙවෙයි ද? සෝවියට් සංගමය කියලා එකකුත් තිබුණානේ. ඉතින් ඒ හින්දා මේක අපිට ආගන්තුක යෙදීමක් වෙන්න විදිහක් නෑ. ඇමෙරිකා එක්සත් ජනපදය කිව්වා ම ඒකෙන් කියැවෙන්නේ එක ජනපදයක් ගැන. ඒත් තියෙන්නේ ජනපද පනහකුයි තව තව මොනවා ද ගොඩකුයි එකතුවෙලා හදාගත්ත... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 22/05/17)

YAHAPALANA AND INDIA Part 2
KAMALIKA PIERIS
The relationship between Sri Lanka and India has always been very uneasy. Instead of falling down and worshipping India as the creator of everything, the Sri Lankans are wary and doubtful. They know that India has regional ambitions and clearly wishes to dominate Sri Lanka. They also know that India would like to control some at least of Sri Lanka‘s important territory. Therefore certain projects are looked at with suspicion. To start with, Sri Lankans do not welcome a physical link with India. A land bridge (‘Hanuman Bridge’) has been mooted linking Rameswaram and Talaimannar at Palk... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/05/17)

 Why one law for Sinhalese and another for Tamils by this Government?
Sudath Gunasekara  Mahanuwra 20.5. 2017.
The Government allowed the TNA (living proxy of LTTE) headed by Sambandan Leader of Oppositio , Vigneswarana the CM, NPC and MK Sivajilingam ( Brother  in Law  of Prabhakaran) to commemorate alleged genocide against  LTTE Tigers a terrorist  outfit, who waged a war against the Legitimately elected Government of the Sri Lankan  State  for 30 years to establish a separate state within this country called EELAM. They are reported to have held these commemorations at Mullevaikal, Kilinochchci, Velvatiture and many other places. All were allowed often with even police protection. Ironically on the other... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/05/17)

No ministers to even offer almsgiving for war heroes - Dullas
Courtesy The Island
UPFA Parliamentarian Dullas Alahapperuma today charged that thousands of disabled war heroes are suffering in the country and that none of the current Cabinet Ministers remembered to even offer an almsgiving on their behalf. However, they very eagerly gave the opportunity for the people in the North to remember their dead relatives, he said, speaking at a press conference held at the Abhayaramaya Temple, Narahenpita. https://youtu.be/-OQQic-M5bg The former minister also condemned the alleged suppression of university students. He charged that politicians who used violence to suppress university students in the past are in the incumbent government.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/05/17)

OH! WHAT A MESS WE ARE IN?
By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando
People in this country have read in newspapers, until their eye balls go hexagonal, listened to the Radio/TV discussions of various government officials, eminent intellectuals and Police spokesmen commenting, criticizing and suggesting ways and means of reducing road accidents and ever mounting traffic jams, until the listeners go deaf in their ears, but has there been any encouraging results except everyone getting emotional with ideas all the time? Sri Lanka is one of the countries inundated with umpteen numbers of rules and regulations, which have confined only to the statute book. Towards the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/05/17)

පර පීඩක සමාජය
වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග 
ශ්‍රී ලාංකික සමාජය පර පීඩක සමාජයක් බව පෙනේ. මෙම පර පීඩකත්වය  ශ්‍රී ලාංකික සමාජය පුරා පැතිරී තිබේ. පර පීඩකත්වය මුලින්ම ආරම්භ වන්නේ පාසලෙනි. පාසල් ළමයාට අවශ්‍ය වනුයේ ආදරය , ආරක්‍ෂාව සහ මග පෙන්වීමයි. නමුත් මේ ත්‍රිත්වය දීමට නොහැකි ගුරුවරු රාශියක් අපගේ අධ්‍යාපන ක්‍රමය තුල සිටිති. ඔවුන් අධ්‍යාපනයේ නාමයෙන් ළමුන්ව වධයට පත් කරති. මොන්ටිසෝරියේ සිටම නැතහොත් එක වසරේ සිටම ගුරුවරියන් බොහෝ දෙනකු ළමුන්ව කායික මානසික පීඩාවන්ට පත් කරති. ඉහල පන්ති වලට යාමේදී ළමයාට දරුණුව කායික වධයන් පැමිනවීමද ඔහුව හෝ ඇයව  ශික්‍ෂණය  යන පදයට මුවාවී අවමානයටද පත් කරති. ඔවුන් ගේ ආත්ම අභිමානය බිඳ දමති. මේ නිසා අපගේ පාසල් පද්ධති වලින් පිට... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/05/17)

ශ්‍රී ලංකාව පසුකර පැමිනි සහ ඉදිරියේ දිග හැරෙන ගමන් මග
තේජා ගොඩකන්දෙආරච්චි
සයිටම් විරෝධී උද්ඝෝෂණය සඳහා විහාර මහා දේවී උද්‍යානයට එක්රැස් වූ විශ්ව විද්‍යාල ශිෂ්‍යයන්ට යලිත් සුපුරුදු ප්‍රහාරය එල්ල විය. මේ පිලිබඳ රජයේ මැති ඇමතිවරු තම අදහස් ඉදිරිපත් කලේ මෙසේය.  'උසාවි නියෝගයකින් තහනම් කරල තියෙද්දි මේ වගේ විරෝධතා කරන්න ආවම පොලිසියට 'අවම බලය' යොදවන්න වෙනව' 'ජනතාව තම ජන ජීවියතට බාධා කරන විරෝධතාකරුවන්ට වෙඩි තියන්න කියල ඉල්ලද්දි මේ ආණ්ඩුව ඉවසනව' (ඒ කියන්නේ මුන්ට වෙඩි තියල දමල ඉවරයක් කරන්න තිබුන නම් කියන එකද?) මේ සම්බන්ධව සමාජ වෙබ් අඩවිවල හුවමාරු වන විවිධ අදහස් අතර වූ, වහාම සිතට වැදෙන එක් කියමනක් දුටිමි. එහි තිබුනේ 'රාජපක්ෂ යුගයේ මර්ධනය, රනිල් - මෛත්‍රී රජය යටතේත් දිගටම'... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 21/05/17)

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    123,000 BC - Oldest human found in Lanka - Pathirajawela in the deep South.
    12000 BC - MaduruOya findings World's oldest findings of the use of Steel, Copper, and irrigation technology
    7500 BC - Connections between Cambians, Sri Lankans, Ramayanaya & Mahabharataya The first wave of migrants to Sri Lanka from north India, were from the Yadu family from Gujarat. Yadus dominated the southwest of India (which included Gujarat, parts of Maharashtra and Rajasthan up to Mathura, just south of Delhi).
    6000 BC - Lankan city on Mahamevuna Uyana - Archeologists uncovered 35 feet under the present Mahamevuna Uyana in Anuradapura,
    3000 BC - Sigiriya is considered the AlakaMandava of the Ravana
    2517 Ramayanaya and Sri Lanka According to Ramayana story, Ravana, the king of Sri Lanka, belongs to a family of migrants from North India who had close connections with region of the Yadus,
    2517 BC - Ravana gets killed in Balangoda during March, 2517BC Ravana, while attending to the wounds suffered in combat by Vibishana (his brother) in Balangoda,
    1000 BC - Sri Lanka has the latest technology : Iron technology is evident in SL
    900 BC - Anuradapura, a major town of, at least 10 Hectares (25 Acres). Anuradhapura was at least 10 ha in extent by ca. 900 BC (perhaps much more). By then prehistoric stone tool technology had been completely superseded by that of iron
    700 BC - Anuradapura Town, 50 Hectares (125 Acres) .
    600 BC - Earliest Proof of Brahmi writing in Lanka At 600-500 BC, the very first appearance of writing (in Brahmi letters almost identical to the Asokan script 200 years later) marked the beginning of the Early Historic period. This writing, radiocarbon dated on charcoal and checked by thermoluminescence dating, is inscribed on potsherds signifying the ownership. Among the names, was Anuradha.
    483 BC - Vijaya lands in Sri Lanka. Girihadu Seya is built in Thiriyaya. Buddha's relics are enshrined in Mahiyanganaya Dagaba Sarabu Maharahatan Vahanse picked Budda relics from the burning cortege and arrived in Mahiyanganaya
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