Archive for May 20th, 2020

MOURNING THE DEAD: A Soldier & a terrorist can never be equal

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

A soldier of a National Army cannot be put on par with terrorist. Similarly, a mother of a solider cannot be put on par with a mother of a terrorist too. A war widow is the wife of a soldier laying down his life for the Nation. Wives of terrorists are not war widows (a […]

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Reconciliation or Re- Capitulation?

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Palitha Sennayake May 18th is a significant day for Sri Lanka because that was the day the country finally overcame terrorism that plagued the nation for three decades killing more than one hundred thousand people and pushing the country back economically by three decades. It is since that day that people could get about their […]

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Easter attacks: Senior police officer admits to not forewarning churches about bombings

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana SP Shantha Wickremasinghe, in charge of Colombo Central District 01 at the time of Easter attacks, admitted to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry that although there were instructions given prior to the bombings to increase security at catholic churches, no action was taken believing that such warnings would have created public panic. This […]

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One more patient brings COVID-19 cases tally to 1,028

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Another person has tested positive for COVID-19 as of 10.15 pm on Wednesday (20), says the Ministry of Health. The total count of coronavirus cases in the country thereby reached 1,028. This new positive case is a returnee from Kuwait, who is currently undergoing mandatory quarantine. In the meantime, coronavirus recoveries in the […]

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COVID-19 situation in Sri Lanka is under control – Anil Jasinghe

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana No community infections of the novel coronavirus, apart from among Navy personnel, are being reported from the country, says Director-General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe. Thereby, it is clear that, apart from Navy infections, the COVID-19 outbreak situation in Sri Lanka is under currently under control, he said. Further, the focus is […]

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Strict action against intentionally violating curfew regulations – DIG Ajith Rohana

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The law will be strictly enforced against those who were arrested over intentionally violate curfew regulations, said DIG Ajith Rohana. Nearly 6,000 individuals who were arrested as such have been imposed with penalties so far, said the DIG. Meanwhile, 60,425 persons have been placed under arrest for violating the curfew since March 20 […]

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