Archive for January 7th, 2019

ELIMINATION OF RACIAL AND RELIGIOUS DIFFERENCES IS A RESPONSIBILITY OF ALL PARTIES INVOLVED

Monday, January 7th, 2019

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS It is obvious from the current debate on the elimination of racial and religious differences in Sri Lanka that many minor parties to involved in the debate attempt to blame a single party, Sinhala Buddhist, for the failure of the thrust.  In fact, it is not the right way of conflict resolution […]

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In 18 hundreds  Emperor Napoleon prophesied..” quand la chine s’éveillera, le monde tremblera »- when China awakens the World will tremble. And where is Sri Lanka in the meantime with pseudo democracy and an independent Judiciary  ?

Monday, January 7th, 2019

By Charles S.Perera In 1933 Pearl S.Buck won the Nobel Prize for literature for  writing brilliant novels such as The Good Earth  describing the poverty of the Chinese peasants. She described  in moving terms  how the Chinese peasants who had no food to eat survived eating barks of trees , and how the peasant  women […]

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How many nations are there in this country?

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Dr. Sudath Gunasekara:   (SLAS) Retired Permanent Secretry,  President Senior Citizens movement Mahanuwara. 7.1.2019. This has been a very big puzzle for me for quite some time. I have no doubt that majority of you who read this note might have had the same problem.  This is mainly because very often people who mater in society, when […]

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අහෝසි කළයුත්තේ අගමැති ධූරයයි!

Monday, January 7th, 2019

ආචාර්ය වරුණ චන්ද්‍රකීර්ති අවුරුදු හතළිකහට ආසන්න කාලයක් තිස්සේ අපි කියන සිංදුවක් තියෙනවා. ඒ තමයි විධායක ජනාධිපති ධූරය අහෝසි කරනු” කියන එක. 1978 හඳුන්වා දීපු දෙවැනි ජනරජ ව්‍යවස්ථාවෙන් තමයි විධායක ජනාධිපති ධූරය ඇති කළේ. ඒක ඇති කරපු අය මුල් කාලේ ඒ ගැන මහා උජාරුවෙන් කතා කළා. තව කට්ටියක් එකට විරුද්ධ වුනා. දැන් වැඩේ කණපිට හැරිලා. විධායක […]

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Mahinda Rajapakse was punished severely.

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Stanley Perera.Melbourne, Australia.     Sinhala Buddhist’s most loved leader Mahinda Rajapakse had been severely punished for the sins of Shivanthi, Namal and Yoshitha.  Mahinda is not an angel.  But he is also a human like you and me. What ever said and done and whatever he did bad in his time of reign must be forgiven […]

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OPEN LETTER TO HON. MAHINDA RAJAPAKSE M.P. RE- XAVIOR OF SINHALA BUDDHISTS

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Stanley Perera. Melbourne, Australia.   Dear Sir, RE- XAVIOR OF SINHALA BUDDHISTS Mahinda, Maithree combination as I see is a rock solid combination for a landslide victory for the forthcoming General and Presidential elections.  It is not a reason to be complacent.  Please, bare in mind that it is absolutely essential that you work damn hard to […]

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අද (07) දින ශී‍්‍ර ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුනේ මාධ්‍ය සාකච්ඡුාව

Monday, January 7th, 2019

අද (07) දින මාධ්‍ය සාකච්ඡුාවට සහභාගි වූ නියෝජිතයින් ශී‍්‍ර ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුනේ සභාපති මහාචාර්ය ජී. එල්. පීරිස් මහතා පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්තී‍්‍ර රෝහිත අබේගුණවර්ධන මහතා පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්තී‍්‍ර තාරක බාලසූරිය මහතා  මේ රජයේ දේශද්‍රෝහී වැඩපිළීවෙලට එරෙහි, ශක්තියක් දේශපාලන නායකත්වය නිශ්ශබ්ද කිරීම රජයේ අරමුණයි.  මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ හා ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ මහත්වරුන්ට එරෙහිව යුද අපරාධ චෝදනා ඉදිරිපත් කරලා සිරගත කිරීමේ වැඩපිළීවෙලක් […]

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The north and the south cannot be bridged politically. It is futile attempting it.

Monday, January 7th, 2019

 Dilrook Kannangara The north will remain Tamil only forever. Try changing that first. Until then, forget about reconciliation in the north. Reconciliation in the south means only Sinhalese making more and more sacrifices and compromises while Tamils freeload. It is a one way street. සිත හැදෙන තුරු – උතුර දකුණ යා කරන මනුෂ්‍යත්වයේ පාලම – […]

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India Delays Project to Modernize Key Sri Lankan Airport

Monday, January 7th, 2019

MOHAMMED RASOOLDEEN SOURCE: MCCLATCHY Courtesy aviationpros.com ON JAN 6, 2019 Jan. 06–COLOMBO — An India-led project to modernize a northern Sri Lankan airport has been delayed because of political instability, according to media reports citing an unnamed aviation official. India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has yet to give the green light for the Airport Authority of India […]

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Sri Lanka: After the Crisis, What Next?

Monday, January 7th, 2019

By Umesh Moramudali Courtesy The Diplomat The immediate political crisis is over, but the underlying fire is still smoldering. January 07, 2019 2018 was a very dramatic year for Sri Lankan politics and it left the possibility of more surprises in 2019. The political and constitutional crisis that created so much uncertainty in Sri Lanka now seems to have […]

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Elephant tramples a man to death as he tried to HYPNOTISE it in Sri Lanka

Monday, January 7th, 2019

By SARA MALM FOR MAILONLINE WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES Man tried to hypnotise an elephant in Kataragama in southern Sri Lanka Video shows the man walking up to the elephant as it grazes in a field He gets attention of the elephant, which charges at him and tramples him A Sri Lankan man has been trampled to death […]

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Why is food so expensive in Sri Lanka?

Monday, January 7th, 2019

By Ravi Ratnasabapathy/www.research.advocata.org Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, January 7: Sri Lanka has a high cost of living. Data for August 2017 gathered by Numbeo, a crowd-sourced database, indicates that grocery prices are 34.48% higher (and consumer prices 25.22% higher) than in India. Chicken is actually cheaper in Singapore than in Sri Lanka. Whole chicken retails for around […]

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දේශීයත්වයට ජීවය දුන් බණ්ඩාරනායක චින්තනය

Monday, January 7th, 2019

ෂාන් විජයලාල් ද සිල්වා හෙට (08දා) දිනට යෙදෙන හිටපු අග්‍රාමාත්‍යවරයකු වන දිවංගත ඇස්.ඩබ්.ආර්.ඩී. බණ්ඩාරනායක ශ්‍රී මතාණන්ගේ 120 වැනි ජන්ම සංවත්සරය වෙනුවෙනි ශේ‍ර්ෂ්ඨ යුග පුරුෂයෝ විශිෂ්ටත්වයට පත්වීමට අපේක්‍ෂා නොකරති. එහෙත් ඔවුහු සිය ප්‍රජාව වෙනුවෙන් විශිෂ්ට දේ කිරීමට උත්සුක වෙති. ඒ නිසාම ඔවුහු ජනතා සිත් සතන් තුළ සදාකාලයටම ජීවමාන වේ. බණ්ඩාරනායකයන් දැයට අහිමි කොට දශක හයකට ආසන්න […]

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අපේ ප්‍රශ්න අපි විසඳගන්නම් පුළුවන් නම් උදවු කරන්න නැත්නම් වැඩක් බලාගන්න

Monday, January 7th, 2019

සවනි ශේශාධි උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම මෙරට ‘ආගමික සහජීවනය’ සහ ‘ජාතීන් අතර සහජීවනය’ සම්බන්ධයෙන් අර්බුද පවතිනවා නම් ඒවා සඳහා විසඳුම් සොයාගැනීම ආගම් තුළ ඇති ආධ්‍යාත්මික මඟ පෙන්වීම් තුළින් කළ හැකි බවත්, ඒ සඳහා කිසිසේත්ම විදේශීය අතපෙවීම් අපිට අනවශ්‍ය බවත් කොළඹ අගරදගුරු අතිඋතුම් මැල්කම් කාදිනල් රංජිත් හිමිපාණෝ පැවැසූහ. අන්තවාදී රටක් ලෙස සිතා ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට අස්ථානගත චෝදනා එල්ල කරමින් හංවඩු […]

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Petition calling for report on President’s mental health dismissed

Monday, January 7th, 2019

By Charunya Rajakaruna Courtesy Adaderana The petition calling for a medical report on the President’s mental status has been dismissed by the Court of Appeal. The petitioner has also been ordered to pay an amount of Rs 100,000 as government legal costs. The consideration of the relevant petition, filed by Thakshila Lakmali Jayawardena, a resident in Colombo […]

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Petition calling for report on President’s mental health dismissed

Monday, January 7th, 2019

By Charunya Rajakaruna Courtesy Adaderana The petition calling for a medical report on the President’s mental status has been dismissed by the Court of Appeal. The petitioner has also been ordered to pay an amount of Rs 100,000 as government legal costs. The consideration of the relevant petition, filed by Thakshila Lakmali Jayawardena, a resident in Colombo […]

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