Archive for April 18th, 2019

CAN THE CAPITAL PUNISHMENT JUSTIFY IN A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY?

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS Narcotic has become a serious problem in the modern world as they are badly affected to human body as adherent substance in the one hand and the consumers and dealers of illicit drug do massive harmful to young generation and to the society in other hand. Many countries have passed legal provisions […]

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HEALTH, EDUCATION AND YAHAPALANA Part 5

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

KAMALIKA  PIERIS Revised 20.6.19 HEALTH We start with Sunshine stories”. Here they are: European standard hospitals will be established in Hambantota, Panadura, Dambulla, Matale and Embilipitiya with German, Netherlands and French aid. New accident wards are to be established in 24 General Hospitals and Teaching Hospitals located island wide.  A total of 48 blood transfusion […]

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Clinical Meditation

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Foreword Ruwan M Jayatunge’s Clinical Meditation is a most ambitious project, providing a broad overview of meditative techniques without sacrificing in-depth analysis.    There are several challenges involved in describing the value of meditation in clinical practice.  The practice of meditation” encompasses a large and varied field. Much of the published scientific literature is of […]

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HEALTH, EDUCATION AND YAHAPALANA Part 4

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

KAMALIKA  PIERIS This essay looks at appointment, promotion, transfers and salaries of teachers and principals during Yahapalana rule. APPOINTMENTS In 2017 Education Minister gave 2,000 non-academic appointments at national schools across the country based on political influence without following a proper and transparent recruitment process, said critics. Most of these recruitments are from the Kurunegala […]

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අසත්‍ය ‌චෝදනා කරපු අය ‌මෙරට අධීකරණයෙන් කරන්න බැරි වුනු නිසා විදේශීය අධිකරණයකින් හරි දඩුවමක් ‌දෙන්න රාජ්‍ය ‌නොවන සංවිධාන හරහා ‌ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ මහතාට ඒරෙහිව නඩු පවරනවා

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

අද (18) පොදුජන ‌පෙරමුනේ මාධ්‍ය හමුව අද (18) දින පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවට සහභාගි වූ නියෝජිතයින්  පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී කාංචන විජේසේකර මහතා  පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී ඩී. වී. චානක මහතා  පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී කාංචන විජේසේකර මහතා  සුබ අලුත් අවුරුද්දක් ‌වේවා කියලා පළමුවෙන්ම සුබ පතනවා. ‌‌‌මෛත්‍රී රනිල් ආන්ඩුවේ අවසාන සිංහල අවුරුද්ද කරන්න ජනතාව සූදානම්. ජනතාව මත විශාල බදුබර පිඩනයක්ව ‌යොදවපු ‌මේ […]

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HEALTH, EDUCATION AND YAHAPALANA Part 3

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

KAMALIKA  PIERIS The Ministry of education, under Yahapalana has come in for much criticism. Much time is spent on issues concerning school admissions and administration of national schools, with very little time being available for issues of policy and monitoring of delivery mechanisms and innovations in education and teaching, improving curriculum and examinations, research and […]

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Govt. behind US lawsuit against Gota: SLPP

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Lahiru Pothmulla Courtesy The Daily Mirror The government was behind the lawsuit filed in a US Court against former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, as the plaintiff Roy Manojkumar Samathanam had interacted with higher-ups of the government beforehand, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) alleged today. Addressing a news briefing, MP Kanchana Wijesekara said that they […]

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Notes to the people Arrest of Julian Assange Revealing true nature of democracy in USA and UK

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

By Sumanasiri Liyanage Courtesy Ceylon Today Edward Snowden once advised us to shed critical light on a once secret history.” Nonetheless, as he himself experiences, it is a dangerous business. Julian Assange, an Australian citizen, was last week expelled from the Ecuadorian Embassy and abducted by London Metropolitan police at the gate of the embassy […]

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Are the World Bank and IMF Failing the World?

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

By Frank Vogl Courtesy Ceylon Today Amidst Trump administration flame-throwing, top experts worry about the ability of the main multilateral institutions safeguarding the global economy. On the 75th anniversary of the Bretton Woods conference that established the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, Finance and Development Ministers and Central Bank Governors from across the world […]

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RAAVANA-1, first ever Sri Lankan satellite launched

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The first ever Sri Lankan satellite, RAAVANA-1, was successfully launched into space at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia today (18). The satellite bordered to the Antares rocket carrying Cygnus cargo spacecraft and it is bound to reach the International Space Station (ISS). RAAVANA-1 is set to be launched into orbit […]

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Several Sri Lankan Airlines flights diverted to Mattala due to bad weather

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, April 17 (newsin.asia) — Several Sri Lankan Airlines flights arriving at Sri Lanka’s Bandaranaike International Airport on Wednesday, were diverted to a southern airport due to adverse weather, local media reports said.Some of the flights included UL 315, which was arriving from Malaysia, UL 365 arriving from Jakarta and UL 303 arriving […]

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