Archive for June 27th, 2018

Furore over Anunayake Thera’s ‘Hitler’ remarks: sound and fury signifying nothing  

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

By Rohana R. Wasala A cogent piece of advice given by Ven. Wendaruwe Upali , the Anunayake Thera of the Asgiriya Chapter to Gotabhaya Rajapaksa  in the course of a 30 minute long anushasanawa (sermon) at the conclusion of an alms giving ceremony held at his residence at Mirihana to invoke blessings on him  on […]

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Whither Buddhism in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Janaka Perera Today, Buddhism in Sri Lanka faces its biggest challenge since independence. The reasons are complex.  Over the past two decades many Sinhala Buddhists both among the laity and the clergy have been losing their bearings making them vulnerable to dubious internal and external forces. They are the two fronts on which concerned Buddhists […]

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India named as most dangerous country for women

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Courtesy Times (UK)  India is the most dangerous country in the world for women, according to a study by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. More than 500 experts on women’s issues took part in a survey covering areas such as healthcare, discrimination, cultural traditions, sexual and non-sexual violence and human trafficking. Not enough was being done […]

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India is the most dangerous place for women says Thomson Reuters survey

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

By Belinda Goldsmith and Meka Beresford/Thompson Reuters Foundation India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labour, according to a poll of global experts released on 26 June. War-torn Afghanistan and Syria ranked second and third in the Thomson Reuters Foundation survey […]

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Sri Lanka ranked among top global safe destinations for women by People’s Daily, China

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, June 26 (newsin.asia) – The People’s Daily newspaper of China selected Sri Lanka as the top global safety destination for women travelers in 2018, in a recently concluded contest, which combined the results of expert reviews, ratings and popular votes. Sri Lanka topped the list of 20 countries that were selected, including […]

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අනගාරික ධර්මපාලතුමා සමරිසියෙක්වීද ?

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග  මාධ්‍යවේදී නන්දන වීරරත්න මහතා විසින් මෑතකදී අනගාරික ධර්මපාලතුමා සමරිසියෙකු බවට උපකල්පනය කිරීමේ සාධක තිබෙන බවට හෙලි කරමින් පවත්වන ලද කතාවක් ශ්‍රවණය කිරීමෙන් පසුව මෙම ලිපිය ලිවීමට අදහස් කලෙමි.  නන්දන වීරරත්න මහතා පෙන්වා දෙන ආකාරයට අනගාරික ධර්මපාලතුමා ගේ ලිංගික ජීවිතය පිලිබඳ බ්‍රිතාන්‍ය ඔත්තු සේවය සතුව ලියකියවිලි පවතින අතර තවමත් ඒවා ප්‍රකාශයට පත් […]

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මාතර නිලේකා ජුවලරි කොල්ලයේ ගිනි අවිය ඇමතිවරයෙකුගේ..

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

lanka C news මාතර නිලේකා ජුවලරි මංකොල්ලය සදහා කොල්ලකරුවන් රැුගෙන ආ ගිනි අවිය ඇමතිවරයෙකුගේ ගිනි අවියක් බව ඔප්පු වී ඇතැයි පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත‍්‍රී මහින්දානන්ද අලූත්ගමගේ මහතා පවසයි. මෙම ගිනි අවිය අයිති ඇමතිවරයා කවුදැයි වහා හෙලි කරන ලෙස පොලිස්පතිවරයාගෙන් ඉල්ලා සිටින බවද ඔහු කියා සිටියේය.

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Bomb squad examines huge LTTE ammo cache

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | SP LOGANATHAN Rameswaram: Less than 24 hours after a huge cache of ammunition was stumbled upon at the backyard of a house in the coastal fishing hamlet of Anthoniyarpuram near Thangachimadam in Rameswaram on Monday night, there was renewed hectic activity at the spot on Tuesday with the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) […]

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Beijing cuts import tariffs for Asian countries amid trade tensions with the US

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

by Chi Dehua Courtesy GB Times China has decided to lower duties for certain imports from India, South Korea, Bangladesh, Laos and Sri Lanka as a trade war with the US looms. According to a detailed list released by China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Tuesday, starting from July 1, the five Asian nations will enjoy various levels of […]

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Tamil Nadu Police arrests Sri Lankan man near Rameswaram, seizes boat and cache of ammunition

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Press Trust of India  Rameswaram: A Sri Lankan national, was arrested at Uchipuli Valangapuri coast near Rameswaram while two others escaped into a nearby forest, police said on Wednesday. Sagaya Stephen from Thalaimannar was seen moving around in suspicious circumstances near the coast last night along with two others when he was arrested, ‘Q’ Branch inspector […]

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