Archive for December 14th, 2018

WEERASEKERA SOLE MP TO VOTE AGAINST 19A STANDS VINDICATED

Friday, December 14th, 2018

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island The only lawmaker to vote against the 19th Amendment to the Constitution retired Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekera, yesterday, said that those who hailed the new law as panacea owed an explanation to the country. Former Digamadulla District MP Weerasekera said so when The Island asked him as to why he […]

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Won’t function as part of UNF Govt – ITAK/TNA

Friday, December 14th, 2018

METHMALIE DISSANAYAKE Courtesy Ceylon Today The Illankai Tamil Arasu Kadchi (ITAK) made it clear yesterday (12) that they would not function as a part of a United National Front (UNF) Government and that they would continue to be seated in the Opposition. However, the Party extended its support to the restoration of a Government led by […]

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Mahinda Rajapaksa to resign from Premiership

Friday, December 14th, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to resign from the Premiership in order to ensure stability of the country, according to MP Namal Rajapaksa. In a twitter message, he said that Rajapaksa will step down tomorrow following an address to the nation. The MP further said that the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) […]

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Asoka Weeraratna Birth Centenary Postage Stamp and Special Commemorative Cover issued by Philatelic Bureau of Sri Lanka.

Friday, December 14th, 2018

German Dharmaduta Society In commemoration of the Birth Centenary of Asoka Weeraratna (Ven. Mitirigala Dhammanissanti Thera), who played a pioneering role in the dissemination of Buddhism in post – war Germany by establishing the Berlin Buddhist Vihara in 1957, the Philatelic Bureau of Sri Lanka’s Department of Post, released a Commemorative Postage stamp in the […]

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ELECTIONS IN AFGHANISTAN

Friday, December 14th, 2018

ALI SUKHANVER Zalmay Mamozy Khalilzad had been the highest-ranking Muslim American in the George W. Bush administration. His diplomatic services with reference to the countries like Iraq, Afghanistan, India and Pakistan have been so marvelous that he remained ‘the blue-eyed boy’ of every US government. At present he is working as Special Representative for Afghanistan […]

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PSD PLAYING “PANDU” BALLS AND PRESIDENT ALSO

Friday, December 14th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera When I was walking in Galle Face Green today ,  I saw officers of the Presidents’ Security Divisions ( PSD) playing balls ( cricket ) in Galle face. About 100 security lower- rankers were undergoing physical  training in the vicinity. I have seen Green Berets guards Guarding American president undergoing training with […]

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අස්ඩක්ගේ උප්පැන්නය

Friday, December 14th, 2018

ආචාර්ය වරුණ චන්ද්‍රකීර්ති මම නාට්‍යයක් බලන්න ගියා. දවල් ද? ඔව්. (තිරය විවර වෙයි) v  මචං අර හුණුවටය කියන්නේ මහ පිස්සු කතාවක් o   ඇයි උඹ එහෙම කියන්නේ? v  නියම අම්මා හොයන්න පුළුවන් ද රවුම් ඇඳලා? o   උඹ හිතන්නේ කොහොම කළා නම් හරි කියලා ද? v  උප්පැන්නේ බැලුවා නම් හරිනේ. o   උප්පැන්නේ හොර එකක් නම්? v  ඒ […]

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