Archive for August 2nd, 2019

Ideas to make Britain great again.

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

Garvin Karunaratne.M.Ed, Manchester, M.Phil.Edinburgh, Ph.D. Michigan State University. Introduction In my own life as an automobile owner – all my earlier cars were made in Great Britain- a Hillman Minx,  a Humber Hawk, a Vauxhall Cresta, a Morris Oxford. The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka in the Sixties, That Humber Hawk was a dependable, comfortable […]

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Applying Brakes on solar energy utilization is not the solution for sustainable development of Sri Lanka

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

By IM Dharmadasa, Leslie Dep, Jayantha Silva, Lakshman Dissanayake and Oliver Ileperuma August 2, 2019, 8:47 pm  According to the news items in the local press during the first week of June 2019, the “Surya Bala Sangramaya” programme launched in 2016 seems to be on the verge of collapse. The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) and […]

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SLPP vows to strengthen independent commissions

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

Lahiru Pothmulla Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) said today it would take the necessary legal steps to strengthen the sovereignty of the independent commissions which have become dormant under the present government. MP Indika Anurudda told a news conference that the government tried to create an ideology among the people […]

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US Push for New Military Agreement Runs Into Fierce Opposition in Sri Lanka

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

By Ana Pararajasingham Courtesy The Diplomat Negotiations over a renewed Status of Forces Agreement sparked local concerns about a possible U.S. base. A U.S. Marine Corps amphibious vehicle prepares to bring Marines and Sailors aboard an awaiting Landing Craft Utility (LCU) at the end of humanitarian operation efforts in Colombo, Sri Lanka.Image Credit: U.S. Navy photo […]

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Kurunegala DIG’s transfer order cancelled

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The transfer of DIG of Kurunegala Kithsiri Jayalath has been cancelled with immediate effect, the National Police Commission (NPC) said. DIG Jayalath was to be transferred to Trincomalee police division as per the decision taken by the NPC yesterday (01). However, the commission decided to cancel the transfer order today (02). NPC Secretary […]

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