Archive for March 6th, 2019

13th Amendment and electoral system should change to abolish Executive Presidency – Mahinda

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana In order to abolish the Executive Presidency, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution and the electoral system should be changed, says Leader of Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa. The Opposition Leader stated this during the special meeting held between Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna today (06). Issuing a statement to clarify the matters pertaining to the discussion, […]

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වියත්මග වියතුන් ඛේමාගේ කොලුගේ අයවැය හමගසා කෝටුමස් කරති.. [Video]

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

– චාමින්ද කරුණාරත්න lanka C news ආචාර්ය නාලක ගෝඩහේවා මහතා සහ හිටපු මහ බැංකු අධිපති අජිත් නිවාඩ් කබ්රාල් මහතා වියත්මග කාර්යාලේ පැවති මාධ්‍ය හමුවකදී 2018 අයවැය යෝජනාවලිය සම්බන්ධයෙන් මෙම අදහස් පල කලේය. රටක අයවැයක පුළුල් අරමුණ වන්නේ රටේ දිගුකාලීන ආර්ථික සංවර්ධනය සැලසුම් කිරීමයි. අයවැය ලේඛනය යනු රටේ අනාගත ගමන්මගේ දිශානතිය පෙන්වනු ලබන ප්‍රධානතම ලියවිල්ලයි. ඒ […]

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What if we could use nature to prevent disasters?

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

SUBMITTED BY BRENDEN JONGMAN ON TUE, 03/05/2019 Courtesy WB Blog Heavy rain and severe flooding brought the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka, to its knees. In China’s Yangtze River Basin, rivers spilled their banks, inundating towns and villages. In Mobile Bay, Alabama, strong ocean waves carried away valuable coastline. In each of these locations, disasters caused by […]

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‘We don’t want to reopen old wounds,’ says Sirisena

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Meera Srinivasan Courtesy The Hindu Sri Lanka President goes back on accountability pledge; Foreign Ministry sends contradictory message Exposing the rift persisting within the Sri Lankan government, President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday said he would ask the UN Human Rights Council to reconsider its 2015 resolution on the country, as he did not wish to reopen […]

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Karannagoda, ‘Rule of Law’ and the Season of Silliness in Geneva

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

By Malinda Seneviratne Sri Lanka’s reconciliation efforts are hounded by the ghosts of that arbitrary past, Ranga Jayasuriya claims in his column titled ‘Adm. Karannagoda trial would not satiate LTTErump, but upholds rule of law.’ What is the ‘that’ of the claim? Jayasuriya’s contention is based on the possible trial-at-bar of formerNavy Commander Admiral Wasantha […]

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THE MUSLIM VOICE ACKNOWLEDGES THE OPPRESSION OF THE KASHMIRI PEOPLE BY INDIA.

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

By Noor Nizam, Peace and Political Activist, Political Communication Researcher, SLFP Stalwart and former District Organizer, SLFP, Trincomalee District, Convener – “The Muslim Voice” – March 5th., 2019. “The Muslim Voice” acknowledges the oppression of the Kashmiri People by India over the last 70 years, without conducting the “PLEBICITE” ordered by the UN in 1948. India went to war […]

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SAMANTHA POWER’S KEY NOTE ADD

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

BY REAR ADM SARATH WEERASEKERA Ms Samantha Power, the former US Ambassador to UN, delivered the key note address at the function marking Mangala Samaraweera’s  30 years in politics. Amongst those present were the President MS , PM RW and the Opposition leader MR.  Every one knows how the country plunged into disaster due to […]

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ආණ්ඩුව දේශපාලන වාසි වෙනුවෙන් සමෘද්ධිලාභීන්ගේ ඡන්දය ඉලක්ක කර ඉදිරිපත් කල 2019 මෙවර අය වැය සමෘද්ධිලාභීන් රවටන විජ්ජාවක්.

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

ජනමාධ්‍ය නිවේදනයයි Samurdhi Development Officers Union  2019 වර්ෂය වෙනුවෙන් ඊයේ (05) දින මුදල් අමාත්‍යවරයා විසින් ඉදිරිපත් කල ජනතාවට ශක්තියක් දුප්පතුන්ට රැකවරණයක් යන අය වැය, ඉදිරි මැතිවරණ වෙනුවෙන් සමෘද්ධිලාභීන් ඡන්දය අපේක්ෂාවෙන් දේශපාලන වාසි ලබා ගැනීම සඳහා ආණුඩුව විසින් ඉදිරිපත් කරන ලද විජ්ජාවක් බව අප සංගමය මෙයින් පෙන්නා දෙන්නෙමු. සමෘද්ධිලාභීන් හට අනිවාර්ය ඉතිරිකිරීමේ ගිණුමෙන් රු.30000.00 මුදලක් වාරික දෙකකින් […]

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දඹදිව සිට බලංගොඩට පූජාවස්තු වැඩමකිරීම

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

බලංගොඩ  නළුවෙල ශ්‍රී  ප්‍රියදර්ශනාරාම මහ විහාරයේ අභිනවයෙන් ඉදිකළ චෛත්‍යයේ  තැන්පත් කිරිම සදහා දඹදිව බුද්ධගයාවෙන් සහ ඉසිපතන මිගදායෙන් පූජාවස්තුන් මෙම මස 10වෙනි දින ශ්‍රී  ලංකාවට වැඩම කෙරේ. බෝසතාණන්  වහන්සේ බුද්ධත්වයට පත් බුද්ධගයාවේ වජ්‍රාසනය මත පිහිටි බුද්ධ ප්‍රතිමාවට පැළදවු රන් සළුවක් හා පූජාවස්තු මෙන්ම බුදුරදුන් ප්‍රථම ධර්ම  දේශනාව පැවැත්වු ඉසිපතන මිගදායෙන් ලබාගත් පුජා වස්තුන් 10 වෙනි දින […]

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බැදුම්කර නඩුව ගණනය කරන්න වෝහාරික විගණනයක්

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

අජන්ත කුමාර අගලකඩ උපුටාගැණීම ලංකාදීප මහ බැංකුවේ බැදුම්කර නිකුත් කිරීමේදී සිදුව ඇති පාඩුව ගණනය කිරීම සඳහා වෝහාරික විගණනයක් ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන මහතාගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් අද (06) පැවැති කැබිනට් රැස්වීමේදී තීරණය කර ඇත. ඒ සඳහා ඉදිරිපත් කරන ලද කැබිනට් සංදේශයට අමාත්‍ය මණ්ඩල අනුමැතිය ලැබී ඇත. ඒ අනුව වෝහාරික විගණනය කිරීම සඳහා විශේෂඥයින් පත් කිරීමටත් ඊට අවශ්‍ය මුදල් වෙන් […]

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Budget 2019 -More politics than economics

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Editorial Courtesy The Island Thursday 7th March, 2019 The government has presented an election budget. Having lost the local government polls very badly, it is all out to regain popular support. It has tried to give something to everyone in a bid to arrest the rapid erosion of its vote bank. The goal it has set […]

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The burden of the Presidency and 13-A

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

N.A DE S. AMARATUNGA Courtesy The Island March 6, 2019, 11:33 pm The burden created by the politicians and politics of all hues has become unbearable for everybody, except the politicians who enjoy life like the proverbial crab in the pot. People irrespective of ethnicity are heavily taxed, not for the purpose of development of the […]

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Last chance to use Naseby’s revelations squandered Sri Lanka co-sponsors UK-led accountability resolution

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island President Maithripala Sirisena, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces yesterday (March 06) said that he was trying to settle issues arising out of Geneva Resolution 30/1 co-sponsored by Sri Lanka in Oct 2015 through dialogue and consensus. President Sirisena warned that he would deal firmly with those […]

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Figures in Budget 2019 incorrect: Gammanpila

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

 Sheain Fernandopulle Courtesy The Daily Mirror Figures of the government revenue stated in the Budget proposal 2019 are erroneous, Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) leader Udaya Gammanpila said today. Addressing a news briefing he said some figures have been exaggerated with a motive of hiding government’s actual economic picture. The Government had estimated in the budget that […]

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Ban lifted on ’Angampora’: Wellessa heroes honoured

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Cabinet decided today to lift the ban imposed by the British rulers in 1818 on the indigenous marshal art called ‘Angampora’. Housing Construction and Cultural Affairs Minister Sajith Premadasa submitted the cabinet paper in this regard, and it was approved even with the support of President Maithripala Sirisena. Earlier, Air […]

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Drugs confiscated at BIA destroyed on April 01 – President

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The large stocks of drugs confiscated at recent raids will be dissolved and chemically destroyed under scientific methods in the presence of magistrates and judiciary officers at Katunayake on 01st of April, stated the President. President Maithripala Sirisena outlined the new program in his campaign against illicit drugs, today (06), according to President’s […]

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Enough evidence against Nalaka de Silva on assassination plot – CID

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Attorney General’s Department have determined that there is sufficient and clear evidence to prove that the former DIG Nalaka de Silva’s involvement in the alleged VIP assassination plot. When the case was taken up today (06), the CID and the AG Department have informed the Fort […]

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Sri Lanka U-turns on war crimes probe

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s president went back Wednesday on pledges to the UN Human Rights Council to investigate war-time atrocities, saying he did not want to re-open old wounds”. Sri Lankan government troops were accused of killing at least 40,000 ethnic Tamil civilians in the final months of the island’s 37-year guerrilla […]

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Sri Lanka tells foreign construction companies to enter into joint ventures with local contractors

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, March 6 (newsin.asia) – The Sri Lankan government, on Wednesday said that foreign construction companies who wanted to bid for local projects in the island country would only be allowed to do so by entering into a joint venture with a local construction or consultancy company. In its budget proposals for 2019, […]

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