Archive for March 21st, 2019

Case study for Management Institutes: 65year old blind man begs for 25 years & builds 3 houses & saved 500,000

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

In early March the Daily Mirror reported the arrest of a blind man by the Railway Security Service – his crime begging on the train. That arrest resulted in a sensational story that has to enter any management case study and he should be invited by some of Sri Lanka’s management institutes to share with […]

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The Kandyan Convention of March 2nd 1815 is still a legally valid document therefore all Royal Proclamations and instruments of governance starting with the Royal Proclamation of Nov 21st 1818 and all laws enacted thereafter are illegal ? A point of view.

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Dr.Sudath Gunasekara. (SLAS) Retired Permanent Secretary to Mrs Sirimavo Bandaranayaka and President Senior Citizens Movement Mahanuwara (This is an updated version of an article published on September 20th, 2010 in the Island) 21. March. 2019 To mark the completion of 204 years after signing the Kandyan Convention The Kandyan Convention of 2nd March 1815 was […]

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ජිනීවා පෙන්නා ලංකාවේ ඉඩම් කොල්ල කන ඇමරිකන් සැලැස්ම එළි දකී

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

මතුගම සෙනෙවිරුවන්            ලංකාවේ ත්‍රිවිධ හමුදා නිළධාරීන්ට යුධ අපරාධ චෝදනා එල්ල කළ දරුස්මාන් වාර්තාව එක්සත් ජාතීන් ගේ මානව හිමිකම් කාර්යාලයේ විශේෂ නියෝජිත පිරිසක් සකස් කළ වාර්තාවකි. එදා පටන් මානව හිමිකම් සමුලුවට ගිය රජයේ නියෝජිතයන් සියල්ල ඒ චෝදනාවන් වැරදි බවට නොකියූහ.19 සහ 20 වන ජිනීවා යෝජනා වලදී පැහැදිලිව පැවති රජයයන් ඒ යෝජනාවන්ට එකඟ වී තිබේ.ලංකාවට එල්ල […]

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Russia as a regional security provider

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Author- Lucy Stronach, Research Assistant (Intern) at INSSSL ‘Russian Interest in the Indian Ocean’ was the overarching theme at the latest Round Table Discussion held at the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) on March 19th, 2019. Guest speaker, Ms. Ksenia Kuzmina, Program Manager for South Asia and Asia Pacific for the Russian […]

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සයිටම් ශිෂ්‍යයන්ට නීති විරෝධී ලෙස සීමාවාසික පත්වීම් ලබා දීම

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

මාධ්‍ය නිවේදනයයි සමස්ත ලංකා වෛද්‍ය නිළධාරීන්ගේ සංගමය. වසන්තා පෙරේරා මහත්මිය, සෞඛ්‍ය ලේකම්, සෞඛ්‍ය අමාත්‍යාංශය, කොළඹ, මහත්මියණි, සයිටම් ශිෂ්‍යයන්ට නීති විරෝධී ලෙස සීමාවාසික පත්වීම් ලබා දීමට උත්සහ කිිරීම හා සීමාවාසික වෛද්‍ය නිළධාරීන්ගේ රාජකාරි ආවරණය කරන වෛද්‍ය නිළධාරීන් සඳහා පොරොන්දු වූ පැය 180 අමතර සේවා වැටුප් නොගෙවීම සම්බන්ධවයි. සයිටම් අර්බුදය නිසා මතුවූ විශේෂිත තත්වය මත මේ වන […]

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Thripitakabhivandana Week commences in the US with religious events at Washington Buddhist Vihara and Maryland Buddhist Temple

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Embassy of Sri Lanka Washington DC In keeping with President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to declare the Thripitakabhivandana Week from 16th – 23rd March 2019 to mark the declaration of the Theravada Thripitaka as a national and world heritage, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC, under the patronage of four Buddhist temples in Washington DC and […]

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අර්ජුන මහේන්ද්‍රන් මෙරටට ගෙන්වා ගැනීමට අවශ්‍ය ඉල්ලීම නිත්‍යානුකූලව කරන්න

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුනේ අද (21) පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුව පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී  කාංචන විජේසේකර මහතා ඇමරිකානුව එක්ක මානව හිමිකම් කවුන්සිලයට ඉදිරිපත් කළ සම යෝජනාව සම්බන්ධයෙන් මානව හිමිකම් කොමසාරිස්වරියගේ අදහස් මේ වෙද්දි ඉදිරිපත් වෙලා තියෙනවා. සම යෝජනාවක් විදියට මෙය ඉදිරිපත් රකන අවස්ථාවේ ජනාධිපතිවරයා කැබිනට් මණ්ඩලය හා පාර්ලිමේන්තුව නොදැනුවත්වයි තමන්ගේ පුද්ගලික තනි මතයට ඒ යෝජනාවට සම අනුග්‍රාහකත්වය ලබා දුන්නා. […]

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Thus spake Marapana

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

The Editorial Courtesy The Island Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana waxed eloquent in Geneva, the other day, defending as he did Sri Lanka to the hilt. It was a compelling brief, but the problem is that the architects of the UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka have already made up their minds and do not want to […]

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President Maithripala Sirisena stands his ground Singapore sheltering Mahendran:

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

By Saman Indrajith  Courtesy The Island All documents necessary for the extradition of former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran had been despatched, Chief Opposition Whip UPFA MP Mahinda Amaraweera said. Replying to JVP MP Dr. Nalinda Jayatissa in Parliament yesterday, Amaraweera said all necessary information had been diplomatically communicated in writing to the relevant authorities […]

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Accountability: Addressing alleged human rights violations

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

By Neville Ladduwahetty Courtesy The Island Despite the repeated and continuing references to war crimes and crimes against humanity alleged to have been committed during Sri Lanka’s armed conflict, the actual wording in Paragraph 6 of UNHRC Resolution 30/1 is as follows:” …a judicial mechanism with a special counsel to investigate allegations of violations and […]

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Why govt endorsed HRC’s report before finding fault with it?

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Appreciating Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana, PC, for challenging the Office of Human Rights Commissioner’s report on Sri Lanka in respect of several contentious issues, including the highly exaggerated UN claim of 40,000 civilian deaths in the final phase of the war in 2009 and Mannar mass graves, Joint Opposition […]

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Resolution co-sponsored by Sri Lanka passed by consensus at UNHRC

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Geneva, March 21 (newsin.asia): The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC): on Thursday through consensus passed a resolution giving the government of Sri Lanka two more years to implement the resolution 30/1 of 2015, ie: until March 2021. After the resolution was adopted the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana, said that the passing […]

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Lanka to co-sponsor UNHRC resolution as it is to be implemented only with its concurrence

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

By P.K.Balachandran Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, March 21 (newsin.asia): Despite the existence of sharp differences between the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the government of Sri Lanka on the rights situation in the island nation, Sri Lanka will co-sponsor the already signed resolution on the matter at UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, […]

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Oman denies it has agreed to invest in Sri Lanka oil refinery project

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia New Delhi, March 20 (Reuters) – Oman’s oil ministry on Wednesday denied being part of a $3.85 billion plan to build an oil refinery in Sri Lanka, a day after the government in Colombo announced the Arab country’s participation. Sri Lankan officials told a news conference on Tuesday that a joint venture between […]

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Deforestation at Wilpattu still ongoing?

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Protect Wilpattu Organization says that they will launch a massive protest campaign against the alleged deforestation of Wilpattu. Chairman of the organization Ven. Ananda Sagara Thero states that recent satellite images of the area reveal the latest information of the continuous destruction of the forest. The Thero points out that it is […]

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Media reports on extraditing Arjun Mahendran are false – President

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana President Maithripala Sirisena has stated that Sri Lankan media reports – quoting foreign media – on the extradition former Governor of the Central Bank Arjun Mahendran cannot be accepted as an official statement by the government of Singapore. President Sirisena stated today (21) this issuing a press release. The press release issued by […]

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ගොඩ එන්න හොඳම උත්තරය මමයි – ගෝඨාභය Only person capable of resolving minorities’ issues is me – Gotabaya

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Ada Derana

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විල්පත්තුවේ අක්කර 75 ක කර්මාන්තපුරයකට බදියුදීන් සැරසෙයි. Bathiudeen to build a 75-acre industrial town in Wilpattu?

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Ada Derana

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