Archive for January 15th, 2017

Joint Opposition flays govt. for offering croton and jak leaves to hungry people

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Top Joint Opposition Spokesman Prof. G. L. Peiris yesterday said that recent government declaration Sri Lankans should get accustomed to living on croton, jak leaves (kos kola) as well as yam was in accordance with the foolish agricultural policy of the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe administration. Those who had been boasting of the […]

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Curry leaves, crowbars and Maithri

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Editorial The Island January 15, 2017, 9:23 pm The SLFP (Maithri faction), which is toying with the idea of fielding President Maithripala Sirisena at the next presidential election, has been testing the water for the last few days. Some of its prominent members have, at media briefings, said the party wants him to contest again. […]

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මුං කන්නෙ කාගෙන නෙමෙයි… **ගෙන.. මහ එකාට මුට්ටි අල්ලන්න බෑ.. ඉල්ලා අස්වූ ප‍්‍රියංකර අමු සිංහලෙන් ආණ්ඩුවට අමතයි..

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

ලංකා සී නිවුස් මෑතකදී සිය ධුරයෙන් ඉල්ලා අස්වුනු හිටපු රාජ්‍ය ඇමති ප‍්‍රියංකර ජයරත්න මහතා ආනමඩුව ප‍්‍රදේශයේදී පැවති ජනහමුවකදී අදහස් පල කලේය. වීඩියෝව මෙතනින්

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India: Qazis Have No Power To Declare Marriages Invalid: Madras High Court

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

By Siva Sekaran, Jan 12, 2017  Courtesy The Muslim Times CHENNAI: Holding that Qazis had no power to certify the marriages of Muslims invalid after the utterance of the husbands ‘talaq’  thrice, the first bench of the Madras High Court has restrained them from issuing any such certificates, until further orders. The bench of Chief Justice SK […]

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Where is democracy in Sri Lanka heading to?

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

By Prof. Hector Perera Sydney Australia Courtesy The Daily Mirror It is now time that we discuss some key factors relating to democracy, given that the name of our country is the ‘Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.’ But, unfortunately, ours is still far from being a true democratic state. Democracy, which refers to the idea […]

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Is there a tie, or a snake?

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

By Gamini Akmeemana Courtesy The Daily Mirror President Maithripala Sirisena has a penchant for getting worked up over things most of us take for granted. This time, it was a tie. Having spotted a Divisional Secretary wearing a tie at a Pirith ceremony in Polonnaruwa, he was moved to ask if a tie was necessary for […]

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ට්‍රාන්ස්පේරන්සි ඉන්ටනැෂනල් ආයතනයේත් මූල්‍ය වංචා

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකාදීප ට්‍රාන්ස්පේරන්සි ඉන්ටනැෂනල් ශ්‍රී ලංකා ආයතනයට යුරෝපා සංගමයෙන් ලැබෙන මූල්‍යාධාර අයථා ලෙස භාවිත කර ඇතැයි එම ආයතනය රැකගැනීමේ කමිටු සාමාජික පිරිස එහි සභාපති නීතිඥ ලක්ෂාන් ඩයස් මහතාට ලිපියක් යොමුකරමින් කියා සිටී. අල්ලස් හා දූෂණ විරෝධී රාජ්‍ය නොවන සංවිධානයක් ලෙස ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ කටයුතු කරන ට්‍රාන්ස්පේරන්සි ආයතනයේ උසස් නිලධාරිනියක සහ තවත් උසස්ම නිලධාරියකුගේද සහාය ඇතිව රුපියල් […]

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Parakrama Niriella to open Bahuroopi theatre festival

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Courtesy Adaderana Veteran Sri Lankan dramatist and theater director, Parakrama Niriella, will inaugurate Bahuroopi international theatre festival which will start on January 13 in Mysore, India. Earlier, veteran Indian actor Om Puri was to inaugurate the six-day festival. His demise prompted Rangayana authorities to make the change. K A Dayananda, Kannada and culture department director and […]

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