Archive for August, 2019

Reestablish Sinhala Ownership Against Hindu Invasion of Okanda Dewalaya and Okanda Kataragama Dewalaya

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Dilrook Kannangara Attention is paid to Muhudu Maha Viharaya thanks to untiring efforts of Buddhists. However, close by are other Sinhala heritage sites that have been invaded and converted to South Indian shrines by Hindus. There was no Murugan or Valli Amman kovils in this area until very recently. Their construction is extremely recent as […]

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දයාසිරි ජයසේකර ශ්‍රී ලංකා නිදහස් පක්ෂය ගෙන යන්ට හදන්නේ වැරදි මගක.

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

චාර්ලස් එස් පෙරේරා  විසින් 1. මුලාරම්භය. එදා  බන්ඩාරනායක මැතිතුමා ශ්‍රී ලංකා නිදහස් පක්ෂය හැදුවෙ කලබලයෙන් නොවේ නමුත් හොඳට හිතාබලා ලංකාවෙ ඒ දවස්වල පැවතුන  සාමාන්‍ය දේශපාලන වාතාවරණයට අණුකුලවය..   ඔහු එම පක්ෂය හැදුවේ දේශපාලන බල ලෝභයෙන් නොවේ. එතුමා හොඳ අධ්‍යාපනයක් ලැබූ ප්‍රඥාවන්ත පුද්ගලයෙක්. ඔහුට පටු ජාතිවාදී ආත්මාර්ථකාමී දේශපාලන දැක්මක් තිබුනේ නැ. බණ්ඩාරනායක මැතිතුමාට  උවමනාකලේ ලංකාව බ්‍රතාන්‍යා යටත්වාදයෙන් […]

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පොදුජන පෙරමුණේ කාන්තා සමුළුව මහින්ද – ගෝඨාභය ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන්

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Ada Derana

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ඵලදායි පුරවැසියෙක්, විනය ගරුක සමාජයක් හා සෞභාග්‍යමත් දේශයක් අනාගත අරමුණයි ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Ada Derana Future aim is to build a disciplined society, prosperous nation & productive citizens – Gotabaya ඵලදායි පුරවැසියෙක්, විනය ගරුක සමාජයක් හා සෞභාග්‍යමත් දේශයක් අනාගත අරමුණයි – ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ

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ඒකීය බව රැක ගැනීම සදහා ජනතාවගේ අත්සන් දස ලක්ෂයක් ලබා ගැනීමට ඔබ සූදානම් ද?

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

නීතිඥ අරුණ ලක්සිරි උණවටුන ඒකීය බව රැක ගැනීම සදහා ජනතාවගේ අත්සන් දස ලක්ෂයක් ලබා ගැනීමට ඔබ සූදානම් ද? සමානුපාතික මන්ත්‍රී නියෝජනය ඇති පාර්ලිමේන්තුව ආරක්ෂක අමාත්‍යාංශය 19වන ව්‍යවස්ථා සංශෝධනය මගින් ලබාගෙන තිබියදී, ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණ බෙදුණු තීන්දුවක් මගින් පළාත් සභා මැතිවරණය ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාවේ 4ඉ ව්‍යවස්ථාවට ඇතුලත් කරගෙන පළාත් සභා මැතිවරණයට පරමාධිපත්‍යය ඡන්ද බලය ලබාගෙන තිබියදී  ජනාධිපතිවරණය අහෝසි කිරීමට […]

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නාගානන්ද බහු සංස්කෘතිය පිළිගන්නේද නැත.අලුත් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවක් මවන්න හදනවා..

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Politics

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Prez Sirisena’s rapport with Sajith

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

By C.A.Chandraprema Courtesy The Island We are now in the month of September and the presidential election is almost upon us. The earliest date, on which the Elections Commission will be empowered to issue the Gazette notification calling for nominations for the presidential election, will be the 9th September. According to the Constitution the latest date […]

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Wennappuwa PS member, sister further remanded

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Augustin Fernando Courtesy  Daily Mirror The member of Wennappuwa Pradeshiya Sabha, Dulakshi Chamodari Fernando (21) and her elder sister, who were arrested for obstructing the duties of police officers at the CeyNor junction in Wennappuwa, were further remanded till October 6 by the Marawila Additional Magistrate.

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Using state resources for election propaganda a punishable offence – Elections Commission

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Sandun A. Jayasekera Courtesy  Ada Derana The Elections Commission reiterated yesterday that using state officials, state vehicles and equipment, and other state resources for election propaganda would be a punishable offence under the election law. Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya reminded all ministry secretaries, heads of departments, district secretaries, heads of statutory bodies, provincial secretaries […]

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Must build a disciplined society that protects women’s dignity – Gotabaya

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Courtesy Ada Derana The presidential hopeful of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa says special attention must be given to the welfare of women and children when ensuring national security. He stated this addressing the first convention of Sri Lanka Podujana Women’s Front at Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre in […]

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PM aims to build a country with skilled labour during next 10 years

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Courtesy Ada Derana Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that skilled workers are required to modify the economy and to take the country forward. The Premier reiterated that his aim is to transform Sri Lanka into a country with skilled labour within the next ten years. He made these remarks addressing the event held yesterday (31) […]

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Entire country is a mess today – Mahinda (English)

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Adaderana

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YAHAPALANA AND THE ECONOMY Part 15

Friday, August 30th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS Revised 9.9.19 BUDGET 2019 The Parliamentary Committee on Public Finance in its report on the fiscal, financial and economic assumptions of the Budget for 2019 has issued a damning indictment of the Ministry of Finance stating that the MoF had deliberately misled Parliament. The Committee has asked the Central Bank to formally assess […]

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YAHAPALANA AS A PUPPET REGIME Part 10 (SECTION 1)

Friday, August 30th, 2019

KAMALIKA PIERIS This essay presents some administrative decisions taken by Yahapalana   government. LOCAL GOVERNMENT Yahapalana government made sweeping changes to local government elections in October 2017.  A whole new system of elections was introduced as committee stage amendments to a Bill that had been gazetted to correct some technical defects in the local government elections […]

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Libya gave the world a unique treaty which should be copied by all ex-colonial powers

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Courtesy Middle East  Muammar Gaddafi [File photo] Dr Mustafa Fetouri August 29, 2019 at 4:43 pm Friday 30 August is the 11th anniversary of the treaty signed by Libya and Italy on Friendship, Partnership and Cooperation bringing to an end a long, turbulent chapter of relations between Rome and its former colony. It is not […]

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Sri Lanka court orders reburial of suicide bomber’s remains

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Courtesy Mail online COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – A Sri Lankan court on Friday ordered police to exhume the remains of an Easter Sunday suicide bomber from a public cemetery after hundreds of people, including relatives of victims, blocked roads in an angry protest. Police fired tear gas to disperse the protesters, who complained that […]

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The Place-name “Pothuvil”

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Chandre Dharmawardana Pothuvil  පොතුවිල් is Tamil usage. Its earlier sinhala usage  was indeed පොතුවිල, possibly derived from Budhuvila Bodhivaalaබෝදිවාල. Let the sinhalese writers at least begin to call it by the sinhala form පොතුවිල and NOT POTHUVIL. Please see my discussion of the place name given inhttps://www.dh-web.org/place.names/#P The link takes you to the letter P. […]

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How ‘Civil’ or ‘Representative’ is Sri Lanka’s supposed to be ‘Civil Society’

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

They call themselves ‘civil society’ but how representative are they? Note how connected they all are and how they continue to open new ‘social movements’ with sugar-coated objectives… most have been around for decades but what exactly have they done. Some of the popular entities are even accused of taking funds from multiple sources for […]

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Meet the Sri Lankan women driving pink tuk-tuks in a man’s world

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Zinara Rathnayake Courtesy Adventure.com Tourist numbers to Sri Lanka took a huge dip in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings, but that didn’t stop these single mothers. Zinara Rathnayake visits Think Pink Sri Lanka, an inspiring new initiative that’s putting women in the driver’s seat. A salty coastal breeze and the usual early hour […]

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Candidate to be named after nomination date announced: UNP

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Yohan Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror UNP Legal Secretary Nissanka Nanayakkara today said the candidate for the presidential election could be named only after the Election Commission notify the date to accept nominations for the election. Mr. Nanayakkara issuing a statement said UNP’s constitution does not have provisions to name a candidate until such time […]

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Presidential election 2019 Mangala: 2/3 of UNP group supportive of Premadasa … vows new govt will finalize MCC agreement

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

By Shamindra Ferdinand Courtesy The Island Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera, yesterday, said he saw nothing wrong in the conflict between two groups in the government over the presidential candidate to be named. He said so in response to a question, raised by The Island, at a hurriedly summoned press conference at the Finance Ministry. Having […]

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SLFP-Gotabaya agree to sign MoU

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana An agreement to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been reached between the two parties during the official meeting between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Presidential candidate of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The official talks between Gotabaya Rajapaksa and SLFP commenced at the official residence of […]

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Crooked thinking in allegations against Lankan Army Chief

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

By Lucien Rajakarunanayake Courtesy The Island The Western World seems obsessed with the promotion of Lt. General Shavendra Silva as the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army. The US Ambassador here, Aliana Teplitz, came with the first charge against him, regarding allegations of gross human rights violations documented by the United Nations and other organizations […]

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ඇමති සජිත්ගේ අමාත්‍යංශයට අනුමත සේවක සංඛ්‍යාවට වඩා බඳවාගෙන ඇතැයි හෙළිදරව්වක්

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් අමාත්‍ය සජිත් ප්‍රේමදාස මහතා ජාතික නිවාස සංවර්ධන අධිකාරිය භාර අමාත්‍යවරයා ලෙස පත්වීමෙන් පසු එම අධිකාරියේ අනුමත සේවක සංඛ්‍යාව ඉක්මවා සේවකයින් 2300කට වැඩි පිරිසක් බඳවාගෙන ඇති බව එම අධිකාරියේ හිටපු පරිපාලන නිලධාරිනිය පවසනවා. ඇය මේ බව සඳහන් කළේ රජයේ ආයතනවල සිදූ වී ඇතැයි සැලකෙන දූෂණ වංචා සම්බන්ධයෙන් සොයා බැලීමේල ජනාධිපති පරීක්ෂණ කොමිෂන් […]

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එජාප රජයක් යටතේ මිලේනියම් චැලෙන්ජ් කෝපරේෂන් ගිවිසුමට අනිවාර්යෙන් එක් වන බව මුදල් ඇමති කියයි

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් එක්සත් ජාතික පක්ෂ ඉදිරි රජයක් යටතේ මිලේනියම් චැලෙන්ජ් කෝපරේෂන් ගිවිසුමට අනිවාර්යෙන්ම එක් වන බව මුදල් අමාත්‍ය මංගල සමරවීර මහතා පවසනවා. කොළඹදී අද පැවති මාධ්‍ය හමුවකට එක්වෙමින් අමාත්‍යවරයා මේ අදහස් පළ කළා.

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ජනාධිපතිවරණය රට වෙනුවෙන් මෙරට ජනතාවට තීන්දුවක් ගැනීමට ඇති අවසන් අවස්ථාව – ඇල්ලේ ගුණවංශ හිමියන්

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් එළඹෙණ ජනාධිපතිවරණය රට වෙනුවෙන් මෙරට ජනතාවට තීන්දුවක් ගැනීමට ඇති අවසන් අවස්ථාව බව පූජ්‍ය ඇල්ලේ ගුණවංශ හිමියන් පවසනවා. උන්වහන්සේ මේ බව සඳහන් කළේ අද පස්වරුවේ කොළඹදී පැවති සම්මන්ත්‍රණයක් අමතමින්. >යුතුකම සංවාද කවය විසින් සංවිධානය කර තිබූ රට රකිමු රට හදමු රට වැසියනි එක්වෙමු සම්මන්ත්‍රණය කොළඹදී පැවැත් වුණා.

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Sri Lanka: Agreement Signed For Oil Exploration In Eastern Basin

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

By Eurasia Review The Sri Lankan government Tuesday inked an agreement with two energy companies from Norway and France to carry out a two-year oil and gas exploration exercise in the Eastern sea basin. The tripartite agreement between the Government of Sri Lanka, France’s Total EP and Norway’s Equinor ASA for the exploration of oil and […]

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Video Why are people in the US living shorter lives?

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

BBC White people in the US without degrees are living shorter lives due to drug abuse and alcoholism. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/business-49437287/why-are-people-in-the-us-living-shorter-lives

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Indian Ocean Conference in Male

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Dr Sarath Obeysekera When I noted the news item today about the participation of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka in a Conference in Male. I thought of making the Prime Minister Aware that the ROAD MAP to develop BLUE ECONOMY should be one of the subjects to he should talk about at the event  […]

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Delaying bond scam investigation an obstacle to justice – President

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the relevant authorities to expedite the investigations regarding the allegations of Central Bank bond scam. The President further advised to promptly conduct investigations and to take actions against the wrongdoers and said that the delay in conducting investigations is a hindrance to deliver justice. He made […]

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