Archive for September 30th, 2017

Why is everyone silent about 443 years discrimination against the Sinhalese?

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Shenali D Waduge Sri Lanka: by 1956, 30% Ceylon administrative service, 50%clerical service, 60% engineers & doctors, 40%armed force were held by ONLY Tamils who were less than 10% of the population. There are some facts stubborn to accept but need to now be brought to the table. Everything cannot revolve around one community. Every […]

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Discrimination in Sri Lanka – A Reality?

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Anuradha Yahampath I want to start my speech with reference to an incident that took place in Jaffna on the 16th of December 2016. Where a bus-van collision led to the deaths of 11 Sinhalese travelling to Chavakachcheri, in the North of Sri Lanka. The Tamils who arrived at the scene did everything to help […]

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MASSACRE OF HINDUS BY THE ROHINGAYAS

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Hafiz Saeed-Rohingya Link EXPOSED | The Debate With Arnab Goswami

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Case of a modern day Arahant – I

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

By Rohana R. Wasala September 14, 2017 There is no doubt that Buddhists were shocked and pained  and gravely upset by what Ven. Samanthabhadra  Thera recently said about two of the most venerated objects of Buddhist worship in the country: the Dantha Dhatu or the Sacred Tooth Relic and the Lalata Dhatu or the Sacred […]

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ඇමති සිරිසේනගේ හොර ගණුදෙනුව නිසා ඕස්ට්‍රේලියානු සමාගමට ජාත්‍යන්තර තහණමක්

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

 lanka C news මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ ජනාධිපතිවරයා යුගයේ වාරිමාර්ග හා මහවැලි සංවර්ධන අමාත්‍යවරයා සිටි මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන මහතා විසින් ලෝක බැංකුවේ ආධාර මත 2007 වර්ෂයේ මෙරට වේල්ලක් ඉදිකිරීමේ ව්‍යාපෘතියක් ඇ.ඩොලර් මිලියන 1.8 ක් ව්‍යපතියක් ඔස්ට්‍රේලියා සමාගමට දීමේදී විශාල මුදලක් ලබා ගත් බවට චෝදනා එල්ල කරමින් ඔ්ස්ටේ‍්‍රලියානු මාධ්‍ය ගණනාවක් වාර්තා පල කර ඇත. එම කරුණු අනුව ලෝක බැංකුව […]

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World Bank bans iconic Australian firm over ‘inappropriate payments

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

By Richard Baker and Nick McKenzie  Courtesy The brisbanetimes.com.au Iconic Australian engineering company, SMEC, has had five of its subsidiaries banned by the World Bank after the discovery of “inappropriate payments” linked to projects in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The World Bank action is a bitter blow for the company which started out as the Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation. Dam […]

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‘TIGER CANNOT CHANGE ITS STRIPES’

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Courtesy Ceylon Today A bird may fly up and up in the sky, with a free feeling and unaffected, but there comes a time, during his journey, when it decides to go in search of a branch to perch on! Likewise, could it be interpreted to say that Rev. Father S. […]

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The Weeratunga-Pelpita ‘sil redi’ saga

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

by C.A.Chandraprema Courtesy The Island September 30, 2017, 8:01 pm The ‘sil redi’ judgment against former presidential secretary Lalith Weeratunga and former Telecommunications Regulatory Commission Director General Anusha Pelpita continues to make waves. Indeed the discussion of this judgment is fully justified. This writer cannot think of another judgment at the High Court level which is […]

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අපේ කාලයේ වෛද්‍යවරයෙක්

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග  වෛද්‍ය වසන්ත දිසානායක  කෙලින් කතා කරන කෙලින් වැඩ කරන අවංක වෛද්‍යවරයෙකි. ඔහු පිලිකා රෝහලේ සිදු වෙමින් තිබූ මිලියන ගනනක ඔෟෂධ වංචාවන්ට විරුද්ධවී ඒ ගැන හෙලි කලේය​. එහෙත් හොරුන්ට විරුද්ධව නීතිය ක්‍රියාත්මක වූයේ නැත​. හොරුන් ගේ මාෆියාව විසින් වෛද්‍ය වසන්ත දිසානායකව මහරගම පිලිකා රෝහලේ සිට කෑගල්ල රෝහලට මාරු කර දමන ලදි. එය ලංකාවේ […]

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Nalaka Godahewa and Sarath Weerasekara address UNHRC session in Geneva (English)

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

 

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Deaths and UN stats

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Editorial Courtesy The Island September 29, 2017, 12:00 pm The UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in Colombo has issued a clarification as regards its reference to suicides in a previous statement on the prevailing drought here. It says that though it in the first media release attributed two suicides to the drought, now it has learnt that […]

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A Disgrace of a Kandyan Wedding

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

– Kumari Courtesy Ceylon Today Much in the news is a Kandyan wedding conducted on a public road, the Gannoruwa Road, which many vehicle drivers take on their way from Kandy to Colombo to avoid passing through the busy town of Peradeniya just past the bridge. This dame is not sure it was a genuine wedding […]

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Hambantota Port development stuck at Framework Agreement

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

by Zacki Jabbar Courtesy The Island Development of the Hambantota Port was stuck at the Framework Agreement stage, says the Chinese Ambassador Yi Xianliang. Asked as to when development of the Hambantota Port would be completed, the Ambassador smiled and said in Colombo, last week “No progress.” When asked to explain what he meant, Yi said […]

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