Archive for May 21st, 2020

National heroes, memorial statues, and politicians unworthy of them

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

By Rohana R. Wasala Vinod Munasinghe’s constructive feedback comments (‘A statue of Mandela will do no harm’/The Island/May 18, 2020) on my opinion piece of Saturday (May 16) titled ‘This is no laughing matter’ provided the cue for this attempt to submit my ideas, for reader scrutiny, about the subject hinted at in my title […]

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Let us make our fallen soldier’s dream a reality

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Sunil Yatalamatta Gamage  Sri Lankan military did sacrifice to protect & unite the country for the future sons daughters of the country; to have a safer motherland which will prevail and prosper in the years to come”.- Defense Secretary General: Kamal Gunaratne May 19th is a significant day of Sri Lankan history of our country […]

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Special Deposit Account (SDA) with Sri Lankan Banks

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Embassy of Sri Lanka  Washington D.C. The Government of Sri Lanka has introduced a new bank account termed ‘Special Deposit Account (SDA)’ for all Sri Lankans living in and outside the country to remit their foreign currency earnings, savings and investments to any bank of their preference in Sri Lanka. It is in the form […]

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ඔ්නෑම දිනයක මැතිවණය පවත්වන්න නිර්දේශ දීමට අපට හැකියි..- මැකො තවත් හිර කරමින් සෞඛ්‍ය අධ්‍යක්‍ෂ ජනරාල් දන්වයි.

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකා සී නිව්ස් මැතිවරණ කොමිසම විසින් නියම කරන ඔ්නෑම දිනයක මැතිවරණය පැවැත්වීමට අවශ්‍ය කරන නිර්දේශ ලබා දීමට හැකියාව පවතින බව සෞඛ්‍ය සේවා අධ්‍යක්ෂ ජනරාල් වෛද්‍ය අනිල් ජාසිංහ මහතා සඳහන් කරයි. මේ වන විට රට ක්‍රම ක්‍රමයෙන් සාමාන්‍යකරණයට පත්වෙමින් තිබෙන බවත් පවසන ඔහු මැතිවරණ කොමිසමට මැතිවරණ පැවැත්වීම සඳහා සහාය වීමට තමනට හැකියාවක් ඇති බවද […]

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Two Navymen test positive for COVID-19; total at 1,047

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Two more individuals have tested positive for the COVID-19, the Ministry of Health confirmed a short while ago. The identified patients are Sri Lanka Navy personnel, stated the Ministry. Accordingly, 4 Navy personnel are confirmed to have contracted the virus within today (21). The total number of coronavirus cases identified within the day […]

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Disregard intermediaries and streamline pharmaceutical supply – President

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, today (21), reviewed the production, import, and distribution of pharmaceutical supplies, during a discussion with the Chairmen of the two State Pharmaceutical Corporations, held at the Presidential Secretariat. At the discussion, the President inquired as to how the medicines supply in the country is structured, stated President’s Media Division. In […]

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Thalawakele OIC saves the life of a young girl who jumped into the Kotmale reservoir

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The OIC of the Thalawakele Police has managed to save the life of a young girl who attempted to commit suicide by jumping into the Upper Kotmale reservoir . According to our correspondent, a 28-year-old father of two has drowned while trying to save the girl. The girl had jumped into the […]

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Youth drowns in attempt to save female who jumped into Kotmale reservoir

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Ada Derana

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Women crushed to death in Sri Lanka stampede for $8 handout

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Courtesy aljazeera.com Three women trampled to death outside businessman’s warehouse for annual handout to mark holy month of Ramadan. A crime scene officer inspects the place where the stampede occurred in the capital, Colombo [Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters] Three women have been trampled to death during a stampede for an $8 cash handout in Sri Lanka’s capital […]

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LTTE’s AUSTRALIAN WHITE TIGERS – Aunty Adele and Hugh McDermott

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

The Federal Government of Australia needs to take a firm stand on its elected representatives. While it should be the Federal Government on behalf of Australia that should make international statements, it is unacceptable when politicians representing small areas within a state issue disparaging statements of falsehood against a sovereign country. That Australia has failed […]

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“KIBBUTZ FOR INNOVATIVE AND SEIENTIFIC AGRITCULTURE”

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Sarath Wijesinghe President’s Counsel former Ambassador to UAE and Israel Land is precious Israelis Lived in most hostile conditions at the initial stages Land is more precious in Israel being a small fraction of Sri Lanka consist of baron land with deserts with no water except Galilee at the extreme corner of the country. Most […]

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රාජිත ගැන නොදත් කතාවක් කවුද මේ රාජිත කියන්නේ

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

රත්තනදෙණියේ මේධානන්ද හිමි චන්ද්‍රිකා කුමාරතුංග රාජ්‍ය නායිකාව සිටි කාලයේ රාජිත සේනාරත්න සහ ඔහුගේ සහෝදරයෙක් එක්ව සේනාරත්න අසෝසියේට්‌ නම් වාණිජ ආයතනයක්‌ පවත්වාගෙන ගියා. එමගින් කෙරුණේ පිට රටින් දන්ත වෛද්‍ය උපකරණ හා ඖෂධ ගෙන්වා ඒවා රජයේ ඔසුසලටත්, ත්‍රිවිධ හමුදාවටත් සපයන කාර්ය කරගෙන යාමයි. ඔවුන් මේ ව්‍යාපාරය විශාල ධනයක් උපයන ජාවාරමක් ලෙස පවත්වාගෙන ගියා. රහස්‌ පොලිසියට ලැබුන තොරතුරක් මත […]

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Rs. 5,000 allowance payment for June halted after heeding EC’s advise

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Courtesy Ada Derana The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to halt payment of Rs. 5,000 allowance to the families adversely affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, for the month of June. The move comes after a letter was directed to the Presidential Secretary P.B. Jayasundera by the Election Commission’s chairman Mahinda Deshapriya on May 17, requesting […]

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