Archive for May 18th, 2020

Mullaivaikal Commemoration – Mourning LTTE dead under pretense of ‘civilian dead’

Monday, May 18th, 2020

It’s now bordering the ridiculous when foreign MPs are muttering ‘genocide’ without stopping to actually ask a basic question – how many actually died or were killed. It is ludicrous of them to be parroting ‘genocide’ for killing ‘terrorists’ even banned by their countries. As for ‘civilians’, to claim genocide, surely we must know how […]

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11th Anniversary of the victory against the LTTE

Monday, May 18th, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE Mahinda Rajapaksa Prime Minister On the 19th of May we mark the 11th anniversary of the victory against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. That was not a war against the Tamil people but against an organization designated by the FBI as the deadliest terrorists in the world. Due to the defeat of […]

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කොටි සංවිධානයට එරෙහි යුද ජයග්‍රහණයේ 11 වෙනි සංවත්සරය

Monday, May 18th, 2020

මාධ්‍ය නිවේදනය මහින්ද රාජපක්‍ෂ අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය දෙමළ ඊළාම් විමුක්ති කොටි සංවිධානයට එරෙහි යුද ජයග්‍රහණයේ එකොළොස් වන සංවත්සරය අපි මැයි 19 වන දා සමරන්නෙමු. එය දෙමළ ජනතාවට එරෙහි යුද්ධයක් නොව ඇමරිකාවේ එෆ්.බී.අයි ආයතනය විසින් ලෝකයේ දරුණුම ත්‍රස්තවාදීන් හැටියට නම් කරනු ලැබූ සංවිධානයකට එරෙහි යුද්ධයක් විය. කොටි සංවිධානයේ පරාජය නිසා දෙමළ ජනතාවටද දැන් නිදහසේ ජීවත් වීමට ඉඩ ලැබී […]

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Mayor of Mississauga, Your Comments on your Tamil Memorial Day

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Asoka Weerasinghe (Mr.) Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 Canada 17 May 2020Your Worship Bonnie CrombieMayor of MississaugaMississauga Civic Centre300 City Centre DriveMississaugaL5B 3C1Ontario, Dear Mayor Bonnie Crombie: I read with much disappointment your Statement on the Tamil Memorial Day. What was that all about, Mayor. What Tamil Memorial Day are […]

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SLC says no govt funds will be utilised for the Proposed International Cricket Stadium in Homagama

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Responding to some of the media reports and concerns over the proposed International Cricket Stadium in Homagama, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today said the project will be an absolute and private investment of SLC and no government funds will be utilized and/or will be sought at any stage of the construction. […]

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REOPENING SRI LANKA

Monday, May 18th, 2020

BY A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA We Sri Lankan should feel fortunate to have an altruistic, utterly-patriotic. determined, and iron-willed President at a time when the whole world is gripped with the deadly Corona pandemic. When this epidemic erupted in Wuhan in China’s Hubei province and was spreading very fast to countries beyond China our futuristic visionary […]

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Ranaviru Commomeration 19/5/20 Internet Live Streaming 6.30pm NZ Time

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Dr. Chula Rajapakse MNZM Spokesperson USLA. https://www.facebook.com/srilankans.nz Thank you for affording me the privilege of being able to reinforce for the 11th  consecutive year, our deep debt of gratitude to the Ranaviru for having liberated Sri Lanka from three decades of Tiger terror and even more for the life and limb that some lost in […]

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SILENT PRAYER FOR THE WAR HEROES AND THOUSANDS WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES TO DEFEAT THE TAMIL TIGERS

Monday, May 18th, 2020

RANJITH SOYSA When we commemorate the victory over terrorism and separatism achieved in the fight to preserve unitary Sri Lanka, it is necessary to remember with gratitude the sacrifices made by our war heroes. Thousands of members of the armed forces were killed and thousands sill live in their homes or at special caring units […]

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EDUCATION REFORMS REQUIRED TO BUILD A SYSTEM THAT IS LOOKING FOR GRADUATES THAN GRADUATES LOOKING FOR JOBS

Monday, May 18th, 2020

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS I read a news report that contained an address of Mr.Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the president of Sri Lanka, and reported that the president stated the country needs to build a system that looks for graduates to employ in the organizations than graduates are looking for jobs.  This statement directed a very good vision […]

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සිකුරාදාට රැස්වෙන (Friday Forum) කොළඹ කේවට්ටයින්!

Monday, May 18th, 2020

චන්ද්‍රසිරි විජයවික්‍රම, LL.B., Ph.D. රාජා භවතු ධම්මිකෝ මතක්‌වීම කොළඹදී රැස්වෙන නෝනා මහත්‌වරු, ඇල්ලේ ගුණවංශ හාමුදුරුවන් කියන ඕ මයි ගෝඩ් අයද, බුදු අම්මෝ අයද යනු පැහැදිලි නැතත්, ඔවුන් හැමදෙනාම, 2009 ට කලින් මේ යුද්‌ධය නම් කවදාවත්ම දිණන්න බෑ යයි කී පිරිසමය. ඔවුන් කළුසුද්දන් බව එලිවන්නේ රාජා භවතු ධම්මිකෝ… යන අගනා බෞද්‌ධ රාජ්‍ය පාලන සංකල්පය, පාලි ටෙක්ස්ට් […]

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Managing our foreign exchange

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Garvin Karunaratne It is important to note that for the first time since 1977 Sri Lanka is taking action to ensure that our foreign exchange is not taken away by foreign countries. I refer to the recent action taken by our Central Bank to ensure that profits are not repatriated. I enclose a paragraph from […]

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e-Learning: For Greater Access to Higher Education and Better Social Equality

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Dr. Gamini Padmaperuma, a Chartered Professional Engineer e-Learning has become a buzz word nowadays. e-Learning essentially uses information and communication and technology (ICT) for teaching and learning. The importance and relevance of e-Learning can be well recognized in view of the current pandemic situation and general global trends in education. His Excellency the President Gotabaya […]

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Yes we should help the government to resurrect economy

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Dr. Sarath Obeysekera  රටේ ආර්ථිකය බේරා ගන්න කොරියානුවන් තම කණ කර ආභරණ එරට භාණ්ඩාගාරයට දුන්නා.. අපද එසේ විය යුතුයි.. May 18, 2020 at 3:22 am | lanka C news කොරියාවේ වැටුණු ආර්ථිකය ගොඩගැනීම සඳහා කොරියානුවන් තම කණකර එරට භාණ්ඩාගාරයට ලබාදුන් බව ඇමති සී.බී. රත්නායක මහතා සඳහන් කරයි. කිසිවකුට අත නොපා අපි නැගිටිමු යන අධිෂ්ඨානයෙන් මෙම […]

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COVID-19: International and domestic challenges await Sri Lanka

Monday, May 18th, 2020

by Asanga Abeyagoonasekera* We’re going to turn it around. And we have the cards, don’t forget it. We are like a piggy bank that’s being robbed. We have the cards. We have a lot of power with China”[i] President Donald J. Trump during the 2016 election campaign. President Donald Trump was elected on a platform challenging […]

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Sri Lanka newlyweds cancel wedding party, help poor instead

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Courtesy Mail on Line COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – As couples do all over the world, Darshana Kumara Wijenarayana and his fiance, Pawani Rasanga, spent months planning a grand wedding. And everything was on course for the Sri Lankan couple – until the coronavirus struck the island nation off India’s southern tip, leading to an […]

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How Sri Lanka successfully curtailed the coronavirus pandemic

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Courtesy DW.com The island nation’s high testing rate coupled with its established healthcare and surveillance system has kept COVID-19 mortality at bay. However, it seems the country’s Muslims are not equally reaping benefits. Sri Lanka reimposed a 24-hour curfew on Saturday in an apparent move to restrict people’s movements during the weekend, even though the […]

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Count of coronavirus infections in Sri Lanka moves to 991

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Five more cases of COVID-19 infections have been reported a short while ago, confirmed the Ministry of Health. With the new cases, the count of COVID-19 cases identified today (18) rises to 10. Previously, 5 Navy personnel were reported to have contracted the disease. Thereby the total count of novel coronavirus cases reported […]

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President explores possibility of finding maritime jobs for Sri Lankans

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa explored the possibility of finding employment for Sri Lankan youth at prominent shipping companies in the world in the context of the current situation where major shipping lines are facing labor shortages in the international market due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This was discussed during a meeting with the representatives […]

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DIG Ajith Rohana’s daughter refutes rumors of her absconding quarantine

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Daughter of DIG Ajith Rohana, a statement, refuted the rumors that she had allegedly absconded the quarantine process made mandatory by the government for persons arriving in Sri Lanka from foreign countries. Certain media reports claimed that the daughter of DIG Ajith Rohana had returned to the island from Belarus – where she […]

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Case of shooting a pet dog in Negombo postponed.

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The case filed regarding the shooting of a pet dog to death in Negombo was taken up at the Negombo Magistrate’s Court today (18). A pet dog named ‘Max’ was shot dead in the Dalupotha area in Negombo, on the Vesak Full Moon Poya Day (May 07). President’s Counsel Ashan Fernando made submissions […]

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Date fixed to consider petition seeking dismissal of Samagi Jana Balawegaya nomination papers

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Supreme Court fixed May 22 to consider the petition filed seeking a writ order for the Elections Commission to reject the nomination papers submitted by the Samagi Jana Balawegaya for the upcoming general election. The petition was taken up today (18) before a three-member Supreme Court bench comprising of Justices S. Durairajah, Murdu […]

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Ex-military officers will always hold govt. positions whenever we are in power – PM

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the Sri Lankan armed forces and police are the sentinels of the nation, ensuring the safety of the general public in all crises whether man-made or natural – whether the crisis is terrorism, floods or disease. Issuing a statement to mark the 11th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s […]

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Today, we commemorate one of the most significant milestones in Sri Lankan history,මිට වසර 11 කට පෙර අද වැනි දිනයක ශ්‍රී ලංකාව අභිමානවත් දේශයක් ලෙස ජයග්‍රාහී සන්ධිස්ථානයක් පසු කළේය

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Mahinda Rajapaksa Today, we commemorate one of the most significant milestones in Sri Lankan history, where 11 years ago we witnessed an end to the constant fear of death, terror and bloodshed. The courage of our brave and heroic soldiers ended the bloodshed that soaked our soil for decades. Thousands sacrificed their lives to end […]

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