Archive for March 13th, 2019

Lanka averts danger of having two teams with clashing agendas at UNHRC

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, March 13 (newsin.asia): Sri Lanka, which was earlier going to present the spectacle of being represented by two delegations with conflicting agendas to represent it at the 40 th.Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, has now announced that there will be only one combined delegation. The government on […]

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In conversation with Nishi Uggalle: Child genius places herself behind Einstein and Hawking

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

By Kamanthi Wickremasinghe Courtesy The Daily Mirror It would be a nerve-wrecking experience for a 12-year-old to answer degree-level questions within seconds on a reality TV show. But it was a piece of cake for Nishi Uggalle, now 13, who was adjudged Child Genius 2019 at the recently concluded Channel 4’s Child Genius contest. Born to […]

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EINSTEEN Child Genius Nishi Uggalle, 13, on why she’s proud to be a science and physics-loving geek for girls everywhere

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

By Kate Jackson Courtesy The Sun (UK) Last weekend Channel 4 viewers watched in awe as the teen with a higher IQ than Einstein was crowned Child Genius 2019 ON her tenth birthday, Nishi Uggalle raced into her parents’ bedroom to see if her dream could finally come true. She pleaded: Can I take the Mensa […]

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Sports – an important means of empowering people and bridging divides within societies – Ambassador Azeez tells the Human Rights Council

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nation Geneva Addressing the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) as the Chair of the 2018 HRC Social Forum, today, Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative in Geneva Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez stressed that the Forum provided a platform for a vibrant multi-stakeholder dialogue. He said it brought together governments, intergovernmental […]

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George Galloway on Venezuela (subtitulos en Español)

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

George Galloway live-streamed this address on 31 January 2019. Hereby the subtitled version. Contact George Galloway on Twitter @georgegalloway or by email: [email protected] George Galloway transmitió en vivo esta dirección el 31 de enero de 2019. Por la presente, la versión subtitulada. Póngase en contacto con George Galloway en Twitter @georgegalloway o por correo electrónico: […]

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The history as to what and who caused the genocidal campaigns in SRI LANKA

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Professor Nishan Chaminda Wijesinha During the Riots of 1915 (May 28 to June 5, 1915) the British governor came down with a heavy hand on the Sinhalese community. The governor declared Martial Law on (June 2 to August 30, 1915). And ordered the police and the army to arrest and imprison several prominent Sinhalese leaders. Among […]

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අපි පළාත් පැලන මැතිවරණයට ගියේ පක්ෂයට අවුරුද්දක් පිරී පක්ෂයට ප්‍රතිපත්තියක් හෝ අනාගත වැඩපිළිවෙලක් ඉදිරිපත් කරන්න හැකියාවක් තිබුනේ නැති අවස්ථාවක

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණේ බැසිල් රාජපක්ෂ මහතා ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණ ගොඩනැගුනේ ගම් මට්ටමින්. අපි පළාත් පැලන මැතිවරණයට ගියේ පක්ෂයට අවුරුද්දක් පිරුණ අවස්ථාවක. ඒ වෙද්දි අපේ පක්ෂයට ප්‍රතිපත්තියක් හෝ අනාගත වැඩපිළිවෙලක් ඉදිරිපත් කරන්න හැකියාවක් තිබුනේ නැහැ. අපි ජනතාවට පොරොන්දු වුනා නැවත ජනතාව ඉදිරියට එන්නේ පක්ෂයේ ප්‍රතිපත්ති මාලාව හා අනාගතයේ පිහිටුවන රජයේ වැඩපිළිවෙලකුත් සමගයි කියලා. මෙය […]

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President drops plan to send separate delegation to Geneva Marapana takes over, Mahinda Samarasinghe opts out

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

By Saman Indrajith Courtesy The Island March 13, 2019, 11:40 pm President Maithripala Sirisena will not be sending a separate delegation to represent him at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) sessions in Geneva, UPFA MP Mahinda Samarasinghe told Parliament yesterday. Speaking during the committee stage debate on the Budget, MP Samarasinghe said that following […]

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