Archive for June 18th, 2019

SRI LANKAN CHILDREN MUST BE TAUGHT COMPARATIVE RELIGION IN SCHOOLS

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS Teaching religions have included to the school curriculum in Sri Lanka and students at primary and secondary contexts are studied the subject, religion which is own religion of kids in most instances and in rare occasions kids learn other religions in schools than own religion.  I observed that hate to other religions […]

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THE TAMIL LANGUAGE IN SRI LANKA Part 14

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS With the ‘rise’ of the Tamil language in Sri Lanka,  there was the desire to bring Tamil to the same level as Sinhala. Sinhala ranks first in  all trilingual lists including  name boards on roads. A suggestion  was made that the languages should be vertically written, on name boards,  with Sinhala in the […]

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ලිඡ්ඡවි කෙසේ වෙතත් අජාසත් ක්‍රමයට නම් මේ ආණ්ඩුවේ වැඩ කෙරෙනවා

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

මාධ්‍ය සාකච්ඡාව  ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණ අද (18) පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවට සහභාගි වු මන්ත්‍රීවරුන් ■ පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී ලක්ෂ්මන් යාපා අබේවර්ධන මහතා ■ පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී අනුර ප්‍රියදර්ශන යාපා මහතා ■ පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී එස්. එම්. චන්ද්‍රසේන මහතා අද ඉන්න මුස්ලිම් නායකයෝ අතර ජාතික නායකයෝ නැහැ.මහ මැතිවරණයකට යෝජනාවක් ගේනවා නම් අපි පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේදි ඒ සදහා අත ඔසවනවා. පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී අනුර […]

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Fifty-three railway stations to be facilitated with Wi-Fi zones

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Leading Sri Lankan internet service providers have planned to establish 89 Wi-Fi zones at 53 railway stations across the country, the Policy Development Office of the Prime Minister’s Office said. One company will facilitate 55 percent of the total number of Wi-Fi zones. Accordingly, 49 Wi-Fi zones will be established by this […]

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President grants service extension to Major General Shavendra Silva

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana President Maithripala Sirisena has granted an extension of service to Army Chief of Staff Major General Shavendra Silva. The extension will be effective from the 22nd of June until the 31st of December 2019.  Major General Shavendra Silva is also the Colonel of the Regiment, Gajaba Regiment and Colonel of the Regiment, Commando […]

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Attorney General(AG) calls for report on Easter attack from acting IGP

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Attorney General has requested the Acting IGP for an expedited report on several investigations carried out by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) including the Easter Day bombings. The AG Department issuing notice has requested a report on the Easter Day attacks, National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ) activities […]

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Central Asian gatherings signal Asian challenge to US

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Mirror Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, June 17: Last week, there were two very important international gatherings in the Central Asian region with the involvement of a large number of Asian and Eurasian countries including Russia, China, India and Sri Lanka. One was the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at the Kyrgyzstan capital […]

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Indian PM ditches US for deeper relationship with China and Russia

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

By M.K.Bhadrakumar/Indian Punchline Courtesy NewsIn.Asia The Bishkek Declaration, issued after the summit meeting (June 14-15) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation devotes one sentence praising China’s Belt and Road Initiative: The Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan reaffirm their support […]

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