Archive for April 25th, 2020

Powers of Sri Lanka’s Elections Commission to postpone/declare new date for elections

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

Sri Lanka is facing multiple issues. At a global & local level there is pandemic health crisis impacting the lives of all. Governance of country has fallen into the hands of the President & the Public Sector which is why it is important to have elections to enable a fresh government to join in the […]

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Have the Americans Seized Power in a Silent Coup by Making Gota a Captive in their Web of Blackmail and Inducting Moragoda as the De Facto President? (Part 1)

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

By Gandara John Battling COVID 19, the pandemic disease sweeping Planet Earth, Sri Lanka has done an excellent job thus far, in containing the spread of this highly infectious disease while limiting fatalities to a single digit.  At the helm of Sri Lanka’s anti-COVID operations has been Gota, credited by most for the success achieved […]

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Reckless sliding tackles

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

By Rohana R. Wasala Three current unavoidable circumstances that only anti-national forces could exploit to stymie the government’s progress in its anti-Covid-19 drive thereby contributing to general oppositional efforts to destabilize the Sri Lankan state are   (1) the recent announcement of a new date for the next parliamentary elections by the Election Commission, (2) […]

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THE GENERAL ELECTION OF 1956 Part 4

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS This essay contains the work done by Philip Gunawardana and P.H.William Silva during the MEP government of 1956. In the MEP government of 1956, Philip Gunawardena was given the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. The portfolio included the plantation sector as well as animal husbandry. Philip had got down to work immediately, after […]

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කොරෝනාවට ගොඳුරුවීමට යන ලෝකයේ එකම සුප්‍රීම් උසාවිය?

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

චන්ද්‍රසිරි විජයවික්‍රම, LL.B.,Ph.Ð. කොරෝනාතන්ත්‍රවාදය ඒබ්‍රහම් සුමන්තිරන්-මනෝ ගනේෂන් යන දෙන්නා ඉස්සරහට දමා උසාවිය මඟින් ලෝකයේ ප්‍රථම වරට අළුත් කොරෝනාතන්ත්‍රවාදයක් කෘතිමව නිෂ්පාදනය කොට ඒ හරහා 2015-19 යහපාලන සෙල්ලමට ආපසු යෑමට සජිත්, චම්පික, රාජිතලාගේ විපක්‍ෂය (හා මර්වින් සිල්වා පවා) ගෙන යන කූඨ ප්‍රයත්නය දැන් එහි රෙදි ගලවාගෙනම එලියට පැමිණ තිබේ. මෙහි පහතින් දැක්‌වෙන්නේ මේ කොරෝනාතන්ත්‍රවාදයේ රෝග ලක්‍ෂණ වල […]

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Docile Presidents and Populist Presidents- Part II

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

By : A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA The Sunday Times Political Editor wrote in his weekly column on 19th April said that {President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa did not go to Medamulana this year to celebrate Avurudu (New Year) with his brothers and instead he held several meetings in Colombo on measures to be taken to curtail the spread […]

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Sri Lanka’s Mattala airport offers aircraft parking services to Covid-hit airlines-Why, not parking ships?

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

Dr Sarath Obeysekera EDB of Sri Lanka should offer Trinco Harbour facility to park oil rigs and oil tankers to generate foreign income  A request to investigate thas been  sent to SLPA and to the Task Force  IMPACT OF COVID-19  Due to the adverse effect of Covid 19 virus to the economy of the countries in Asia. Africa and […]

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Curfew to be relaxed in two stages

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Curfew in Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Puttlam districts will continue to remain until May 04 while curfew in all other districts will be relaxed from April 27, the President’s Media Division said. Accordingly, it said the curfew in Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Puttlam districts will be in force until 5.00 am […]

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Three new cases bring COVID-19 case count to 452

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Three new persons have been confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus according to test results, says the Ministry of Health. With 32 new cases reported today (25), the country’s total number of COVID-19 cases has gone up to 452. Sri Lanka reports 118 recoveries and 7 fatalities from the novel coronavirus. According […]

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Should not put country in jeopardy by reconvening old Parliament – Maha Sangha

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has briefed the Maha Sangha on the measures taken by the Government to control the spread of COVID-19 virus and the progress made so far, the President’s Media Division (PMD) says.  During a meeting held at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (24), the President has explained about the control of the […]

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Curfew in Colombo-Gampaha-Kalutara-Puttalam districts to continue until May 4

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Ongoing curfew in Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Puttalam districts will continue until 5.00 am on the 4th of May, the President’s Media Division (PMD) announced. In a press release, the PMD stated that the curfew in all other districts will be lifted at 5.00 am on Monday (27) and re-imposed at 8.00 pm […]

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රටේ වත්මන් තත්ත්වය සහ මැතිවරණය ගැන විවිධ අදහස් (වීඩියෝ)

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් කොවිඩ් 19 වසංගතය හමුවේ රට තුළ පවතින තත්ත්වය සහ පාර්ලිමේන්තු මැතිවරණය සම්බන්ධයෙන් පක්ෂ විපක්ෂ දේශපාලනඥයින් අදහස් පළ කළා

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මෙරට කොරෝනා ආසාදිතයින් ගණන 452 දක්වා ඉහළට (වීඩියෝ)

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් මෙරටින් වාර්තා වූ කොවිඩ් 19 හෙවත් නව කොරෝනා ආසාදිතයින් සංඛ්‍යාව 452 දක්වා ඉහළ ගොස් තිබෙනවා. ශ්‍රී ලංකාවෙන් අද දිනයේ මේවන විට වාර්තාවී ඇති ආසාදිතයන් සංඛ්‍යාව 32ක්. මෙරටින් හඳුනාගෙන ඇති වෛරස් ආසාදිතයන් 452 අතරින් 327ක් රෝහල්ගතව ප්‍රතිකාර ලබමින් පසුවනවා. එසේම, අද දිනයේ 9 දෙනෙකු ද ඇතුළුව ආසාදිතයින් 118 දෙනෙකු මේ වනවිට සුවය […]

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