Archive for December 23rd, 2017

The numbers game

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

RANJITH SOYSA December 23, 2017, 7:26 pm The High Commissioner for the UK in Sri Lanka, James Dauirs advises Sri Lanka not get distracted by the questionable number killed during the Sri Lanka’s war against the Tiger Terrorists BUT to concentrate as to how we implement the UN resolution moved against Sri Lanka. He further […]

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SLFP has collapsed into a state that they name Azath Salley as Colombo Mayoral candidate – JVP

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

SLFP has collapsed into a state that they name Azath Salley as Colombo Mayoral candidate – JVP ශ්‍රී ලංකා නිදහස් පක්ෂය බංකොලොත් වෙලා

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Re-settlements in Wilpattu are illegal – Auditor General

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Re-settlements in Wilpattu are illegal – Auditor General විල්පත්තු විලත්තුකුලම් රක්ෂිතය නීතිවිරෝධි ලෙස හෙළි කළ බව විශේෂ විගණන වාර්තාවෙන් හෙළිවෙයි

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Have the attacks on the tea industry and agriculture sectors a sinister political dimension?

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Chandre Dharmawardana. Please see:http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items/2017/12/20/the-khapra-beetle-and-using-that-russian-credit-line/ There are those who wish to kill the tea plantations arguing that it is an unprofitable, ecologically unsound, colonially imposed liability etc.  While  some aspects of those arguments are true, many observers have suggested  a hidden agenda  behind all this.  The tea industry is being channeled  to collapse by (i) banning […]

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‘GRIP ON YOUR ‘SARONG’

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Courtesy Ceylon Today The latest chorus song by Sunil Perera, Desmond de Silva, Anesley Dias, and Rajiv Sebastian, dedicated to the theme, ‘The Sarong,’ is doing the normal rounds on the Internet and via emails. The song itself is humorously entertaining. I have written earlier too, on this subject, but the […]

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SLPP woes mount, proposed Army HQ land deal investigation

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

by C.A.Chandraprema Courtesy The Island December 23, 2017, 8:00 pm The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna’s woes with the nomination lists continued in the second round as well though at a lesser level than during the first round. The biggest blow to the fledgling political party during the second round was the rejection of the SLPP […]

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President hints at ditching UNP-dominated govt.

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Courtesy The Island President Maithripala Sirisena, who is at loggerheads with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s United National Party (UNP), has strongly hinted at a possible split of their coalition mid-way of its five-year term. The President told his Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) loyalists that he has decided to carry out the “second stage” of […]

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පොදුජන පෙරමුණේ අපේක්ෂකයන්ගෙන් රටට ප්‍රතිඥාවක්

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

ඩබ්ලිව්. කේ. ප්‍රසාද් මංජු  උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම මෙවර පළාත් පාලන මැතිවරණයට තරග වදින ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණේ සියලුම අපේක්ෂකයන් රට හමුවේ විශේෂ ප්‍රතිඥාවක් ලබාදීමේ උත්සවයක් හිටපු ජනාධිපති මහින්ද..රාජපක්ෂ මහතාගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් 2018 ජනවාරි 02 වැනිදා සුගතදාස ගෘහස්ථ ක්‍රීඩාංගණයේදී පැවැත්වීමට නියමිත බව හිටපු ආර්ථික සංවර්ධන අමාත්‍ය බැසිල් රාජපක්ෂ මහතා “ඉරිදා මව්බිම”ට පැවැසීය. රට වෙනුවෙන් පෙනී සිටිමින් ගම් දියුණු කිරීමට […]

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තනි අතට බලය ගන්න මෛත්‍රිට රනිල්ට දැඩි බලපෑම්

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

ඩබ්ලිව්. කේ. ප්‍රසාද් මංජු  උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම පළාත් පාලන මැතිවරණයට පසු තනි ආණ්ඩුවක් හදන ලෙසට ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රිපාල සිරිසේන මහතාටත් අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය රනිල් වික්‍රමසිංහ මහතාටත් එම පක්ෂ දෙකේ අභ්‍යන්තරයෙන් බලපෑම් එල්ල වී තිබෙන බව දේශපාලන ආරංචි මාර්ගවලින් වාර්තා වේ. ශ්‍රී ලංකා නිදහස් පක්ෂයේ ජේ‍යෂ්ඨයන් පිරිසක් ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රිපාල සිරිසේන මහතාට පවසා තිබෙන්නේ එක්සත් ජාතික පක්ෂය සමඟ ජාතික ආණ්ඩු ගිවිසුම අහෝසි […]

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Abduction of 11 youth: Witness says CID changed statement

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Yoshitha Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror When the case where former navy spokesman D.K.P. Dissanayake was an accused was taken up for hearing before the Fort Magistrate Court, a key witness the CID had changed several parts of his initial statement and requested that he be allowed to made a personal statement in Court. Mr. Dissanayake […]

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Racism & Separatist mentality of Tamil leaders with evidence

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Shenali D Waduge Even to dance the tango the two have to dance to not only the same tune but to the same steps. What is clear from the very statements by Tamil leaders and their representative parties over the years is that their demands remain fixated while they expect the other party to be […]

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Rathana thero! What you should know about chrysotile white asbestos

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

A Patriot Rathana thero!! Please stop making profit motivated agitations against commercial products. Read What you should know about chrysotile white asbestos. There are two types of asbestos in the world: amphibole and chrysotile. There is proof that some amphibole types cause lung cancer. But chrysotile is not dangerous because we can get rid of it […]

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CHRISTIAN CRUCIFIX CULTURE and LACK OF RESPECT FOR NATIONAL ANTHEM.   CAN GOD HELP SRI LANKAN CRICKET?-

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

By M D P DISSANAYAKE Lack of physical fitness amongst the Sri Lankan cricketers is a major drawback.  In a Workshop held this week in Sydney for coaching under 15 cricketers several slides of Sri Lankan cricketers were shown ( with their eyes covered) to demonstrate the Sri Lankan  international players were  puffing and panting […]

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ශ්‍රී ලංකාව සහ කුරුමිණීයා

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

දේශාල් පණ්ඩිතගේ විසිනි. ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ අපනයන ආදායම් 2014න් පසුව ඇද වැටෙමින් පවතී. 2014 දී ඇමෙරිකානු ඩොලර් බිලියන 11.12ක් වූ අපනයන ආදායම 2016 වන විට ඇමෙරිකානු ඩොලර් බිලියන 10.31 දක්වා 7.3% ක අගයකින් පහත වැටී ඇත . දළ වශයෙන්, අපි 2016 දී තේ වලින් ඇමෙරිකානු ඩොලර් බිලියන 1.20 පමණ උපයාගෙන ඇත . එය මුලු අපනයන ආදායමින් […]

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Why should the lives of millions of innocent animals be destroyed at time of Christmas purely to celebrate the birth anniversary of one man?

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Senaka Weeraratna Life is the most precious possession of all living beings. No religion can deny this simple fact.  Reverence for life is the epitome of ethics. To confine the reverence for life to only one species and discard the claims to live unharassed of the other eight million species that share the planet with […]

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