Archive for June 24th, 2017

A new play

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

by Sanjana Hattotuwa Courtesy The Island June 24, 2017, 6:19 pm The theatre of racism does not entertain coincidence. When the Mahanayake of the Asgiriya Chapter, following a meeting of the Karaka Sangha Sabha, issues a statement and the very next day, Gnanasara Thero of the BBS, after over a month in hiding and with two […]

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POLITICS AFTER ASGIRIYA

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

by Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka Courtesy The Island June 24, 2017, 6:07 pm The impassioned, strongly worded statement just recently issued by the Asgiriya Chapter meant that the writing is on the wall. But there is more than one thing written on the wall, and there is also something written between the lines. What the writing on […]

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කොළඹට ගොම ගෙනෙන බව කිරි ගොවියෝ කියති-කාංචන කුමාර ආරියදාස

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Dr Sararth Obeysekera කිරිගොවීනට මුහුණ දීමට ඇති අර්බුදවලට නිසි විසැදුමක් සතියකින් ලැබුණොත් ගොම පිරවු ලොරි හා කරත්තවලින් කොළඹට එන බව සමස්ථ ලංකා ගොවි ජන සම්මේලනයේ ජාතික සංවිධායක නාමල් කරුණාරත්න මහතා දඹුල්ල යාපාගම දී අද (24) පෙරවරුවේ පැවැසීය. කිරිගොවීනට සහන ඉල්ලා හෙට (25) දඹුල්ලේ දී පැවැත්වීමට නියමිත උද්ඝෝෂණයට කඩාකප්පල් කිරීමට පිරිසක් මාන බලන බව ඔහු චෝදනා කළේය […]

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බෞද්ධ පුනරුද අරමුදලක් 

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

ධර්මසිරි සෙනෙවිරත්න  දඹුලු  හා එවැනි අනෙකුත් සිධ්ධස්ඨාන වලට දිනකට එකතුවන  ලක්ෂ ගණන් මුදල් යටිමඩි ගැසීම නවත්  වා ඒ මුදල් විවිධ නිකායේ  සංඝයා ගෙන් සමන්විත භාරකාර මණ්ඩලයකට පවරා  ඉන් සැලකිය යුතු කොටසක් ඒ ආදායම් ලැබෙන ස්ථාන දියුණු කිරීමට යොදවා ඉතිරිය අනෙක් පන්සල් දියුණු කිරීමටද යෙදිය යුතුය                      […]

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Well-known Lawyer Lakshan Dias Flees Sri Lanka After Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe Threatens to Take Action in Two Days..

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Dr Sarah Obeysekera Lawyer Lakshan Dias Flees Sri Lanka After Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe Threatens to Take Action ; Source ….DBS Jeyaraj http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/53873#more-53873 I was quite surprised to read the article by DBSJ about Chistian Bashing ! I know many Christians and  Muslims who live in Harmony in Sri Lanka. I also followed the reaction from […]

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Shariah – the law of the Qur’an.

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

By A. Abdul Aziz  Shariah is the law of the Qur’an and literally means A path to life giving water.” In fact, the word Yarrah (i.e. the root of the Hebrew word Torah) means precisely the same thing. Therefore, Shariah is actually ingrained in Abrahamic tradition. Shariah is comprised of five main branches: adab (behavior, morals and manners), ibadah (ritual worship), i’tiqadat (beliefs), mu’amalat (transactions […]

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A government doctor engaging in private practice during a GMOA strike

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Dr Sarath Obeysekera ECONOMYNEXT – A government doctor who was engaging in private practice charging fees during a strike organized by the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) was caught on camera running away without shoes. The GMOA is trying to close down SAITM, a private medical college, in a bid to deny education freedoms of […]

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Duke of Edinburgh Longest Serving Royal Consort

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Courtesy Ceylon Today The news about the Duke of Edinburgh, who is married to one of the world’s famed women, the Queen Elizabeth II of England, after enjoying 70 years of marital bliss has gone viral on news and social media about his decision to throw in the towel from all […]

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Auditor General to reject Finance Ministry report

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

By Niranjala Ariyawansha Courtesy Ceylon Today The Auditor General’s Department is set to reject the 2016 Annual Report of the Ministry of Finance, reliable sources told Ceylon Today. They added that the 2016 annual report of the Ministry of Finance was a balance sheet which had nominal and false figures in terms of debit and credit. […]

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World Bank (WB) US$ 100M loan facility in jeopardy

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

By Niranjala Ariyawansha Courtesy Ceylon Today The World Bank (WB) has warned the government that the US$ 100 million loan facility in the pipeline for release in September will be suspended unless the Audit Bill is tabled without further delay in Parliament and approved by it. Well-informed sources told this paper that this had come up […]

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Former Chief of Pakistan’s powerful spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) pledges support to Rajapaksa

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

BY GAGANI WEERAKOON  Courtesy Ceylon Today Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa left to Pakistan last Monday afternoon to participate, as the guest speaker, at an event held at the Pakistan National Defence University. Speaking at an event organized by the Centre for Research and Security Studies (CRSS) and Global Village Space (GVS) Rajapaksa said terrorism is […]

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Pakistan always supports Sri Lanka through thick and thin: Rajapaksa

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

ISLAMABAD: Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka said Pakistan and Sri Lanka’s mutual long relationship is sustained by cultural heritage, economies, and common stand on international issues. We are grateful for the unconditional and steadfast support we received from Pakistan. It is a matter of deep satisfaction that I was able to raise Sri […]

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