Archive for April 2nd, 2020

ECONOMIC POLICY NEED TO FOCUS STRONG BALANCED GROWTH IN SRI LANKA

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS Short term performance of Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the president of Sri Lanka has proved that he is a capable person to launch the country to achieve the aspirations of people.  He has given strong leadership to control coronavirus pandemic and successfully coordinated the entire administration mechanism as a team leader of the […]

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MUSLIM WORLD’S HEARTLESS INDIFFERENCE TO THE PLIGHT OF MILLIONS OF MUSLIMS INFECTED AND DYING OF HIV-AIDS

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane HIV, the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), is one of the world’s most serious health and development challenges. Globally, approximately 75 million people have become infected with HIV since the start of the epidemic in 1981. Today, there are about 40 million people living with HIV, and tens of millions […]

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Sunil Rathnayake Pardon

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Chanaka Bandarage Is Sunil Rathnayake innocent? If Sunil Rathnayake received a Presidential pardon just because the previous President pardoned convicted Tamil Tigers, it is not a good reason for the pardon. ‘Two wrongs don’t make a right’. The President, who is also the ex-Defence Secretary, would not have released Sunil Rathnayake unless that was the […]

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Praise for Sri Lanka from the World Health Organization for their Government Response to COVID19 Pandemic -How they succeeded….

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Anjalika Silva, Gaithersburg MD – USA The island of Sri Lanka, in the Indian Ocean usually referenced with negative connotations of terrorism, alleged human rights violations and other accusations is now in the forefront for its success and praise for handling the Covid19 pandemic. After surviving a devastating tsunami, brutal terrorism for 30 years losing […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 15B

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS REVISED  26.6.2020 Before the Eelam wars started there was great competition among senor students in schools to join the army as officer cadets, said Kamal Gunaratne. Those who joined the army as officers during this period were from upper middle class backgrounds. Even the soldiers were from very good family backgrounds and had […]

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ප්‍රජා -තන්ත්‍ර-වාදය නමැති නාස් ලණුවෙන් ගැලවෙමු! (දෙවෙනි කොටස)

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

චන්ද්‍රසිරි විජයවික්‍රම, LL.B.,Ph.D. Buddhism and Democracy We know indeed that political science—Arthaśāstra in Sanskrit—was a favourite subject with Indian scholars some centuries before the Christian Era. The social contract as the origin of kingship is discussed in the now famous work attributed to Kautilya, the Chief minister of emperor Chandragupta, about the year 300 B.C. […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 15A

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS Part 15 of this series looks at the plight of the soldiers in the Sri Lanka Army during the Eelam wars. Soldiers had a miserable time in Eelam War II and III. The Sri Lanka army had been trained in the British style, to fight using traditional maneuvers. Improvisations to suit the Sri […]

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Import Substitution is the way to rejuvenate our economy

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

By Garvin Karunaratne

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Hague court orders Dutch state to pay out over colonial massacres

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Daniel Boffey in Brussels Courtesy The Guardian (UK) Indonesian man forced to watch his father’s execution is among those who will get compensation An Indonesian man forced to watch his father’s summary execution by a Dutch soldier when he was 10 years old has spoken of his gratitude after a court in The Hague ordered […]

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Saubagya Gewatta

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

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කොළඹ, ගම්පහ, කලූතර ප‍්‍රදේශවල ඇඳිරිනීතිය නිසා සිරවී ඇති පිරිස් පිළිබඳවයි.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

ජනමාධ්‍ය නිවේදනයයි.අන්තර් සමාගම් සේවක සංගමය. 2020. 04. 02 ගරු ජනාධිපති ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්‍ෂ මැතිතුමා, ජනාධිපති මන්දිරය, කොළඹ 01. ගරු ජනාධිපතිතුමනි, කොළඹ, ගම්පහ, කලූතර ප‍්‍රදේශවල ඇඳිරිනීතිය නිසා සිරවී ඇති පිරිස් පිළිබඳවයි. රටේ පවතින කොරෝනා වසංගත තත්වය පාලනය කිරීම සඳහා ගෙන ඇති ක‍්‍රියාමාර්ග හේතුවෙන් ඉහත දිස්ත‍්‍රික්කවල සිරවී සිටින පිරිස් පිළිබඳව විධිමත් ක‍්‍රියාමාර්ගයක් ගැනීම වෙනුවෙන් ඔබතුමාගේ අවධානය සඳහායි. මෙම […]

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රාජ්‍ය සේවක බැංකු ණය වාරික අයකිරීම් අත්හිටුවීමේ සහනය රු. ලක්ෂ 10 ට අඩු ණය සඳහා සීමා කිරීම සම්බන්ධවයි

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

ජනමාධ්‍ය නිවේදනයයි. ජාතික වෘත්තිය සමිති මධ්‍යස්ථානය 2020. 04. 02 අතිගරු ජනාධිපති ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්‍ෂ මැතිතුමා, ජනාධිපති ලේකම් කාර්යාලය, කොළඹ 01. ගරු ජනාධිපතිතුමනි, රාජ්‍ය සේවක බැංකු ණය වාරික අයකිරීම් අත්හිටුවීමේ සහනය රු. ලක්ෂ 10 ට අඩු ණය සඳහා සීමා කිරීම සම්බන්ධවයි #Corona වසංගත තත්ත්වය හමුවේ ඉන් රටත් ජනතාවත් මුදා ගැනීමේ අරමුණින් මහත් කැපවීමෙන් දිවා ? නොබලා කටයුතු […]

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Economics, Welfare Systems, Balance of Payments and other Bovine Excreta – an Open Letter to the People of the Resplendent Isle.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Sakuntala Seneviratne MBBS MD FSLCOG Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician When the WHO says spend 6% of your GDP on health you said we are doing just fine on 3%” and gave yourselves a pat on the back didn’t you? You didn’t hear us when we said the curative arm lags far behind a 75-year-old preventative […]

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Sri Lanka confirms 4th death from coronavirus

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The fourth death from the novel coronavirus in Sri Lanka was reported a short while ago, according to Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe. The deceased is a 58-year-old male who had been receiving treatment at the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH). Reportedly, the patient had passed with the worsening of a […]

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Another COVID-19 patient found; Total rises to 151

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Another patient has tested positive for COVID-19 today (02), bringing the confirmed cases tally to 151, the Ministry of Health says. Accordingly, a total of 5 coronavirus patients were found during the course of the day. Two of them were identified as the son-in-law and the grandson of the patient who succumbed to […]

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Sri Lanka receives Chinese medical supplies to combat COVID-19

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana China has handed over its first donation of humanitarian aid and medical supplies to Sri Lanka to strengthen the solidarity between the two countries as Sri Lanka fights the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka said on Thursday. The aid, which includes 50,000 medical masks and 1,008 COVID-19 test kits, was […]

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Two more suspects linked to Easter attacks arrested

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Two suspects connected to the Easter Sunday terror attacks have been arrested, Police Media Spokesman SP Jaliya Senaratne. Holding a special press conference earlier this evening (02), Senaratne said that these arrests were made based on the investigations carried out along the arrest of the main suspect who had organized the suicide bomb […]

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Nearly 2,000 from Maradana in self-isolation following 3rd coronavirus death

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The third COVID-19 death in Sri Lanka was reported from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (IDH) Wednesday (01). The patient, a 73-year-old from Maradana, had tested positive for coronavirus on the same day while receiving treatment at Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital. However, later in the evening, he had succumbed to the virus […]

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COVID-19 crisis: India’s navy ships, medical teams on standby for neighbours

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

CourtesyDNA India They are on standby for deployment in the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan & Afghanistan if the situation worsens. As part of its neighbourhood first policy, six Indian Navy ships are on standby for assistance to neighbouring countries over COVID-19 crisis. Along with navy ships, top sources told WION that five medical […]

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52-yr-old man toured Sri Lanka is first COVID-19 casualty in Vadodara

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Courtesy The Indian Express With four of his immediate family members, including his wife, daughter, son and daughter-in-law, admitted in the COVID-19 ward for treatment, his last rites were performed by staff members from the Vadodara Municipal Corporation and two members of his family. A 52-year-old man who was part of a group that toured […]

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