Archive for May 2nd, 2020

LOCKDOWN MAYHEM

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Janaki Chandraratna This comment is in reference to the recent calls to end the Covid 19 lockdown in Sri Lanka. I was surprised at such demands made on the govt. when the country is still grappling with the unprecedented world pandemic. In particular, this request is in spite of the fact that lockdown is the […]

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CANADIAN PM AND SINHALESE/TAMIL NEW YEAR

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Rear Admiral ( Dr.) Sarath Weerasekera It is observed that in Canada, on the occasion of Sinhalese and Tamil new year, the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, extended his exclusive good wishes to just the Tamils.  There are more than three hundred thousand Sinhalese living in Canada and in contrast to his predecessors the Prime […]

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Fact:- Democracy is Underminded Equally, By Voters And, The Voted For….

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Dr. Mervyn D. De Silva Poverty, unemployment, youth disillusionment, social and Institutional degradation, and disintegration, and environmental despoliation continues relentlessly to haunt the world and our country. All this takes place in the backdrop of widening gaps between the super-rich and rich, rich and the middle class, and, the middle-class and the desperately poor, neglected, […]

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BUDDHIST NIKAYAS IN SRI LANKA Part 1

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS Buddhism arrived in Sri Lanka during the time of the Buddha in the 6th century BC. The Maha Sangha however, was established 300 years later, when by prior arrangement, Arhat Mahinda brought in the Upasampada to the island. Arhat Mahinda was directly linked to Arhat Upali who had presided over the first Buddhist […]

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Beyond remedies and rhetoric conquest of Covid-19

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Dr. Niroshana Wickramarathna, Ph.D., M.Sc., M.Ent., B.Sc.Senior Lecturer Kandy, Sri Lanka Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has already put our lives in jeopardy and exhibited potential to reshape the norms of our society. A mounting number of deaths being reported due to Covid-19 and pending economic recession have chilled us to the bone, social disruptions caused by locked-downs, […]

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Sri Lanka has handled the Corona Virus issue brilliantly well.

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

A Worried Citizen I think Sri Lanka has handled the Coronavirus issue brilliantly well compared to many of the developed countries. Please look at the numbers below from the BBC. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52491210 As you can see Belgium has the highest number of deaths per 100,000 people. I believe the reason for this is that Belgium is a […]

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MESSAGE OF PEACE

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

By A. Abdul Aziz. Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, peace be on him, Promised Messiah and Imam-al-Mahdi and Holy Founder of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam, in 1905, he warned the world in the following words:  Remember, God has informed me of many earthquakes. Rest assured, therefore, that as earthquakes have shaken America and Europe, so […]

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Animal kingdom and monkey business

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Dr. Sarath Oveysekera  We are fighting Corona, which is a virus supposedly originated from animals. We are also supposed to be descendants of monkeys, and we are ruining the environment and forests in the name of development. Animals may be trying to eradicate their harmful descendants of their own by introducing these dreadful viruses. Elephants […]

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වතු කම්කරු ජනතාවට රු 5000/= දීමනාව ලබා දීමට කඩිනමි අවදානය යොමුකරන ලෙස ඉල්ලීම

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

සමස්ත ලංකා වතු කම්කරු සංගමය ගරු ජනාධිපතිතුමා ,කොරෝනා මර්ධන ජනාධිපති කාර්ය සාධක බලකාය, ජනාධිපති ලේකම් කාර්යාලය, ගාලූුු මුවදොර, කොළඹ-01 ගරු ජනාධිපති තුමණි වතු කම්කරු ජනතාවට රු 5000/= දීමනාව ලබා දීමට කඩිනමි අවදානය යොමුකරන ලෙස ඉල්ලීම කොරෝනා වෛරස් උවදුරේ බලපෑම හේතුවෙන් සියලූම ශ‍්‍රී ලාංකිකයින් මුහුණදී සිටින්නේ බලවත් අසීරුතාවයකටය. ඔවුන්ට තම තමන් නියැලූණ ආර්ථික කටයුතු වලින් ඉවත් […]

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ප‍්‍රසිද්ධ නිවාඩු දින හා කාර්ය වියුක්ත නිවාඩු දින සේවය

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

සමස්ත ලංකා හෙද සංගමය. භද්‍රාණී ජයවර්ධණ මහත්මිය ලේකම්, සෞඛ්‍ය හා දේශීය වෛද්‍ය අමාත්‍යංශය, සුවසිරිපාය, අංක 385, පුජ්‍ය බද්දේගම විමලවංශ හිමි මාවත කොළඹ 10. මහත්මියනි, #කොවිඩ්– 19 #Coved- 19 වසංගතය හමුවේ සේවා සපයන හෙද කාර්ය මණ්ඩලයේ අමතර සේවා, ප‍්‍රසිද්ධ නිවාඩු දින හා කාර්ය වියුක්ත නිවාඩු දින සේවය සදහා මුදල් ගෙවීම #කොවිඩ්- 19 #Coved- 19 වසංගතය මැඩලීම […]

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State and private sector activities to begin in Lanka on May 11

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia But the government has laid down some conditions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus Colombo, May 1 (newsin.asia): Even as a curfew will be in force in the districts of Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Puttalam, civilian life and state and private sector activities will be resumed from Monday, May 11, the Sri […]

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Can GR be impeached?

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

by C. A. Chandraprema Courtesy The Island Some members of the SLPP have expressed the fear that if the Parliament is reconvened as demanded by the opposition, the latter which has the majority in Parliament could present an impeachment motion against the President. Going by the behavior of the opposition, such fears may not be […]

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Twelve (12) more persons confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 702

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Twelve (12) more persons have tested positive for Covid-19 (new coronavirus) infection. The country total has increased to 702 according to the latest information by the Epidemiology unit of the Ministry of Health. The daily numbers of the PCR tests performed have been released and the updates have captured the PCR tests […]

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National Intelligence says that all Covid-19 infected persons in the country are under their control (Video)

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Assistant Director of the National Intelligence Service, Parakrama Silva says that all Covid-19 infected persons in the country are under their control. He made this statement while participating in a TV talk show today

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