Archive for July 14th, 2017

The conundrum about organic and conventional  food, and how to make it  safe and affordable.

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Chandre  Dharmawardana, Ottawa, Canada. There are many toxic substances used in our food. Because every substance  is toxic when exceeded beyond certain limits, and these limits are quite low for many substances. It is not just tobacco which is now well known as being dangerous, but the CEOs of tobacco companies have not been hauled […]

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වෛද්‍ය පීඨයට පා තැබූ නවකයෝ

Friday, July 14th, 2017

වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග  1986 දී වෛද්‍ය පීඨයට අප පය තැබුවේ නවක වධය පිළිබඳ යම් චකිතයකිනි. ඒ වන විට දේශීය විශ්ව විද්‍යාල වල තිබෙන නවක වධ පිළිබඳ විවිධ තොරතුරු අප අසා තිබුණි. මේ කාලයේදී මොරටුව සරසවියට ගිය මා මිත්‍ර  ප්‍රසන්න මීගම ඔහුට මුහුණ දීමට තිබූ අප්‍රසන්න නවද වධයන් ගැන මා සමග කීවේය​.   එසේම මැණික් මහවත්ත (කැලණිය විශ්ව විද්‍යාලය​) […]

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භික්‍ෂූන් වහන්සේ රාජ්‍යයේ අංශයක්

Friday, July 14th, 2017

නලින් ද සිල්වා කලකට ඉහත ටේ‍රවෝ ලිං පවසා තිබුණේ ථෙරවාද බෞද්ධ රාජ්‍යය රජු, භික්‍ෂූන් වහන්සේ හා ජනතාව යන ගල් තුන මත රැඳුණු බවයි. රජු භික්‍ෂූන් වහන්සේට සිවුපසය ලබාදුන් අතර ජනතාවගේ වුවමනා එපාකම් බලා කියා ගත්තා. භික්‍ෂූන් වහන්සේ රජුට හා ජනතාවට අවවාද අනුශාසනා කළා. ජනතාව භික්‍ෂූන් වහන්සේට සිවුපසයෙන් සංග්‍රහ කළා. ඒ අතර ඔවුන් යුද්ධයක දී රජු […]

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Upul Jayasuriya resigns as BOI Chairman……..  News Item

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Dr Sarath Obeysekera I am not surprised! We change the pillow as a means to cure your headache ? I am sure that Upul is a honest person but he failed to deliver .We have been dealing with BOI since the inception and we have seen how the dynamism has deteriorated .There was a time […]

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BoI woes

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Editorial Courtesy The Island July 14, 2017, 9:42 pm The so-called yahapalanaya has become another Rajapaksa palanaya. The holier-than-thou politicians currently at the levers of power stand accused of all wrongs they vehemently condemned while they were in the Opposition. The accuser has now become the accused and vice versa! Chairman of the Board of Investment […]

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More on ‘clash’ between Justice Minister and UN official

Friday, July 14th, 2017

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island July 14, 2017, 10:49 pm Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakse, PC, had a heated argument with Ben Emmerson, QC, Special Rapporteur at the onset of a meeting over latter leveling unsubstantiated allegations at law enforcement authorities and the judiciary. Emmerson had a series of meetings over the past few days […]

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Implement Geneva resolution or face consequences – UN

Friday, July 14th, 2017

by Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island flays security establishment and its allies in govt  Geneva to review New Anti-Terrorism Act Alleging that ‘retrograde elements in the security establishment and their allies’ in the government were trying to undermine post-war reconciliation process, the UN yesterday warned Sri Lanka of dire consequences unless the government fully implemented Geneva […]

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Sri Lanka Must Shift its Growth Model to Sustain its Economy

Friday, July 14th, 2017

World Bank STORY HIGHLIGHTS Sri Lanka’s performance in 2016 was broadly satisfactory and saw several highlights including the passing of a Right to Information Act. For Sri Lanka to sustain growth and create jobs in the medium term it will need to shift its growth model towards one more focused on private investment and tradable […]

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2011 World Cup Final: India vs Sri Lanka match was fixed, says Ranatunga

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Courtesy business-standard.com “I was also in India giving commentaries at the time. When we lost, I was distressed and I had a doubt,” Ranatunga said. “We must investigate what happened to Sri Lanka at the 2011 World Cup final.” “I cannot reveal everything now, but one day I will. There must be an inquiry.” Former Sri Lanka skipper Arjuna […]

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How political interference made SriLankan crashland!

Friday, July 14th, 2017

By K.K.S.Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror The first Sri Lankan flag carrier Air Ceylon [1947-1979] terminated its operations to pave way for Air Lanka [1979-98]. Following its partial acquirement by Emirates in 1998, it was re-branded SriLankan Airlines. From 1998 it was dressed in the current livery. The Dubai-based Emirates Group invested in local flag carrier […]

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Bangladesh, Lanka sign 14 instruments

Friday, July 14th, 2017

By Mizan Rahman/Dhaka Courtesy  Gulf Times Bangladesh and Sri Lanka yesterday signed 14 instruments beginning a ‘historic journey’ in their bilateral relations as the Sri Lankan president termed his visit to Bangladesh a ‘historic one. The instruments – one agreement and 13 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) – were signed to strengthen co-operation between the two countries […]

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Stranded elephant saved in dramatic sea rescue 8 miles from shore

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Taylor Rogers Yahoo NewsJuly 14, 2017 For members of the Sri Lankan navy, a routine morning patrol took an unexpected turn on Tuesday when an elephant was spotted struggling to stay afloat after having been pulled miles off the coast by currents. When naval personnel said it spotted the elephant eight miles from the shore, the […]

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