Archive for July 31st, 2019

NAZIS, NARCISSISTS AND NINCOMPOOPS!

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

By Rohana R. Wasala ‘I am an entertainer, albeit one with the temerity to deal frequently with serious ideas, concepts or – as we say in the theater, where I came from – the spines” of drama. Simple things like the abuse of power, the conspiracies of manipulators, the debasers of the public weal, the […]

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YAHAPALANA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Part 9A (SECTION 1”)

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS REVISED 14.8.19 MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION (MCC) TheMillennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is a United States foreign aid agency established by the U.S. Congress in 2004. The Millennium Challenge Compact is a US grant for development work in foreign countries. On August 13, 2018, the MCC delivered to the U.S. Congress a Congressional Notification of […]

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Uneven-handed treatment of Muslim and Tamil MPs who are alleged to have terrorist links.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Bodhi Dhanapala, Quebec, Canada When public suspicion is aroused, it is extremely important to ensure that innocent people are not victimized just to satisfy  blood-thirsty crowds and opportunistic politicians. Those who are under suspicion must be investigated in a transparent way, and the accused must NOT be harassed by investigating officials, the public, or by […]

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Uneven-handed treatment of Muslim and Tamil MPs who are alleged to have terrorist links.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Bodhi Dhanapala Thank your Mr. van der Poorten You are most welcome to push forward your own analysis of the events that had occurred in Sri Lanka and hold your own analysis of the Eelamist Racist program of “an exclusive Tamil Homeland” put in place since 1949 that has been the cause of the calamitous […]

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මෙහෙමයි වුනේ – (දෙවැනි කොටස)

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

ආචාර්ය වරුණ චන්ද්‍රකීර්ති මේ කතාව කියන්න වෙන්නේ අ, ආ, ඇ, ඈ, ඉ, ඊ කියන පිළිවෙළට නම් නෙවෙයි. අපේ ජීවිත අද තියෙන මේ විදිහට හැදෙන්න බලපාපු දේවල් මේච්චරයි කියලා කියන්න බෑ. සිද්දවෙච්ච පිළිවෙළට මේ දේවල් කියන්න ගියොත් ඒ දේවල්වලින් සෑහෙන ප්‍රමාණයක් මග ඇරෙන්න පුළුවන්. අන්තිමට ජීවිතේ එක මානයක් දිගේ විතරක් මේ කතාව කියලා ඉවරවෙයි. එහෙම කරන්න […]

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We keep making blunders

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Dr. Sarath Obeysekera That day I was passing by the SLLRDC office( now letter R” dropped) to give a better definition to Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation hitherto earlier called Low Lying Development Board. I fully agree with their thinking as Reclamation is not a very environmentally friendly and good name to be […]

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Easter bombings damaged Sri Lanka economy beyond tourism

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Courtesy ABC News Shocks from deadly suicide bombings on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka are reverberating throughout its economy in the worst crisis since the South Asian island nation’s civil war ended in 2009. The blasts that killed more than 250 people were blamed on Islamic extremists. They have devastated Sri Lanka’s vital tourism industry, […]

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AG Dept’s failure to ban NTJ questionable: Bimal

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana Courtesy The Daily Mirror JVP MP Bimal Ratnayake today questioned as to what action the government intends taking about the failure on the part of the Attorney General’s Department to take steps to ban National Thowheed Jama’at when the Terrorist Investigation Unit made requests to this effect twice. Mr. Ratnayake […]

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Sri Lanka to waive off entry visa fee for 48 countries from Aug. 1

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, July 31 (Xinhua) — Sri Lanka will begin to waive off its existing visa fee for travelers from 48 countries including China from Aug. 1 as part of the island’s efforts to attract more tourists into the country, Tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious Affairs Minister, John Amaratunga said here Wednesday. In […]

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Taking statins after 75 ‘nearly halves risk of heart attack’

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Courtesy The Times (UK) Continuing to use statins after the age of 75 nearly halves the risk of a heart attack, research has suggested. Taking the drugs into old age could also reduce the risk of a stroke by a quarter, according to the first study to focus on what happens when people aged above 75 stop using […]

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