Archive for December 16th, 2017

INTO UAB reaches beyond campus to support girls’ education in Sri Lanka

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

 Courtesy  The University of Alabama at Birmingham Education for young girls in Sri Lanka does more than bring the basics of reading, writing and arithmetic to an under-served population; it also can be an agent of cultural and social change.This year, Room to Read Sri Lanka will receive $9,800 to help fund its current projects because Achala […]

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So, this is Christmas!  

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Courtesy  Ceylon Today 2017-12-16 The year 2017 has been on a roller coaster ride, where the ordinary folk on it have been screaming each time there was a bump on the ride, while a few selected privileged ones have been throwing their hands up and enjoying the ride. At the end […]

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Betraying our heritage by throttling Wilpattu

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Speech made by Rukshan Jayewardene at the end of the “Protect Wilpattu” protest on Friday. December 16, 2017, 7:09 pm I am speaking to you not as the honorary president of the Wild Life and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka but in my personal capacity as a conservationist who has worked in this field […]

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දළ පූට්‌ටුවා කෑළි කර මැරූ මොළ පූට්‌ටුවන් ඇල්ලුවේ මෙහෙමයි

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

 බුලිත ප්‍රදීප් කුමාර  උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින  පසුගිය දිනවල ලංකාවේ කෙරුණු අපරාධ අතර මුල් තැනක්‌ දිනා ගත් ප්‍රසිද්ධ අපරාධයක්‌ ලෙස සමාජය තුළ සාකච්ඡාවට ගැනුණේ ගල්ගමුවේ දළ පූට්‌ටුවාගේ අවාසනාවන්ත ඉරණම පිළිබඳ සිදුවීමයි.  මේ කතිකාව එතැනින් හමාර වූයේ ද නැත. ඊළඟට තවත් ආරංචියක්‌ මින්නේරිය පැත්තෙන් පැමිණියේය. මින්නේරිය වැවට ඉහළ වැව් තාවුල්ලේ හස්‌තීන් තුන්සීයක හාරසීයක රංචුවක්‌ සමඟ කෙළිදෙලෙන් ජීවත්වූ මින්නේරිය […]

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දණ්‌ඩ නීතිය පෙන්නා නීතිය දණ්‌ඩක්‌ කළ ගෝඨාගේ අවනඩුව

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

 ජනාධිපති නීතිඥ හේමන්ත වර්ණකුලසූරිය උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින හොරු අල්ලන්නන්ගේ එක්‌ ප්‍රධාන අරමුණක්‌ වූයේ ගෝඨාව අල්ලා ගැනීමයි. ගෝඨා රිමාන්ඩ් කිරීමයි. ගෝඨාට නඩු පැවරීමයි. මේ සම්බන්ධයෙන් මුලින්ම කතාබහට ලක්‌වූයේ ගාල්ල වරායේ තිබූ පාවෙන නැව ගැනයි. පාවෙන නැවේ තිබූ ආයුධ ගැනත්, මෙම පාවෙන නැවට නාවික හමුදාව විසින් නොයෙකුත් ආයුධ සපයා ඇති බවත්, සොයාගෙන මෙය මහා ලොකු අපරාධයක්‌ ලෙස, හොරු අල්ලන්නෝ […]

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Why you should vote for the Flower Bud symbol?

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

translated by : A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA Given below is the translation of a speech made by the leader of the Pivithura Hela Urumaya Attorney at Law Parliamentarian Udaya Gammanpila at a media conference of the Joint Opposition held at the N.M.Perera Centre in Colombo. The nomination storm has ended.  Wards are limited.  Applications received are […]

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Dr. Kumar David defends the indefensible about singing hosannas to the LTTE.

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Bodhi Dhanapala, Canada. In response to my lament (Island, 30-11-17) that Why are the likes of Dr. Kumar David, who waxed eloquent of the technical prowess of the LTTE in making little war planes, etc., contributed to the Tamil Net, worked to elect Yahapalanaya, and is ever ready to comment on the barbarism of the […]

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නෙස්බි සාමිගේ ලංකාවට හිතවාදී ප්‍රකාශය පිළිබඳව ලක් රජයේ විශේෂ අවධානය යොමු නොවීම

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

ජාතික ඒකාබද්ධ කමිටුව මාධ්‍ය නිවේදනයයි  නෙස්බි සාමිගේ ලංකාවට හිතවාදී ප්‍රකාශය පිළිබඳව ලක් රජයේ විශේෂ අවධානය යොමු නොවීම නෙස්බි සාමි යනු බි්‍රතාන්‍යයේ සාමි මණ්ඩලයට පත්වීමට පෙර වර්ෂ 1974 සිට 1997 දක්වා කොන්සර්වටිව් පක්ෂය නියෝජනය කළ බි්‍රතාන්‍ය මහජන මන්ත්‍රී වරයෙකි. එවකට ඔහු හැඳින්වුයේ මයිකල් මොරිස් යන නමිනි. 1997 සිට අද දක්වාම මොහු සාමි මන්ත්‍රී මණ්ඩලයේ සාමාජිකයෙකි. 1960 […]

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The Funeral of Dr. Karunatilaka Amunugama

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Senaka Weeraratna The Funeral of Dr. Karunatilaka Amunugama, former Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Germany, was held at the Borella (Kanatte) Cemetery, Colombo in the afternoon of Friday December 15, 2017. The remains of Dr. Amunugama were cremated in the presence of a distinguished gathering comprising high ranking retired diplomats, senior officials of a number […]

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Beetle blocks tea supplies to Russia

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Courtesy The Island December 15, 2017, 10:51 pm Russia will place temporary restrictions on imports of all agricultural products from Sri Lanka, including tea, from Dec. 18, a report published by the Indian Express said quoting the Russian agricultural safety watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor. The IE report said: The watchdog said it had taken the decision to […]

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Plantation stocks hit in the wake of reported tea export restrictions

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

By Hiran H.Senewiratne Courtesy The Island Stock prices at the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE)  in plantation sector  counters dropped yesterday with reported restrictions on Sri Lankan agricultural exports, including Ceylon tea,  from December 18, by  the Russian agricultural safety watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor. On the previous day plantation sector counters picked up in the stock market but with […]

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SL plays down Russian tea ban; says insect detection an isolated incident

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Sri Lanka Tea Board said today that the detection of an insect which led to the temporary ban of Ceylon Tea imports into Russia may have been an isolated incident, and that Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake would visit Russia to clear the situation. This Thursday, the Russian Federation banned […]

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Russia restricts tea supplies from Sri Lanka after finding beetle……………..

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Dr Sarath Obeysekera In Russia ,Vodka with a snake  inside is quite a delicacy .To have a beetle in Tea may become quite popular in time to come? Sri Lankan women are usually with long hair and hardly use any head gear when they cook .Many times I have found long hair in our meals […]

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