Archive for May 24th, 2020

Sooka’s ITJP is a National Security threat: Sri Lanka must question EU & take Legal Action

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

No Vetting for Sri Lanka’s New Major Generals”is the latest of Sooka’s witch hunt against Sri Lanka and adds to her record of issuing close to 70 reports against Sri Lanka since 2009. The disclosure of military details publicly by a foreign government funded entity raises serious concerns about the security and risks to the […]

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US singer Cher champions release of Kavan, Sri Lanka’s ‘lonely elephant’ from a Pakistani zoo

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

Kavan, the elephant has been in Murghazar Zoo, Islamabad, Pakistan since 1987 when he was gifted by President J R Jayawardena to Pakistan’s President Gen. Zia-ur Haq. Just 1 years old he was taken from his mother and given as a State gift to another country. Sri Lanka’s leaders did not think to seek permission […]

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VEN. ELLAWALA MEDHANANDA Part 3

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS Ven. Ellawala Medhananda was very active politically. He took an active part in settling Sinhalese in Maduru Oya, in the 1980s, when Accelerated Mahaweli” started, Gamini Dissanayake; Minister for Mahaweli had asked Ven. Medhananda to do a study of the history of the Mahaweli region. While engaged in this, Medhananda had met Ven.  […]

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The Eminent Surgeon Dr.M.H.De Zoysa

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

Dr. Newton Jayawardane FRCS A Consultant surgeon who was much dedicated to the patients and profession was a very honest gentleman.!! I was very fortunate to work under him get trained by him.He saved so many lives. Prevented misappropriation of public money during the tender procedures. He was a devoted Buddhist and one day he told […]

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Sri Lanka after yahapalanaya, Easter Sunday and Covid-19

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa According to the IMF, in 2014, Sri Lanka was among the fastest growing economies in Asia. Economic growth averaged 6% during the war years from 2006 to 2009 and increased to 7.4% in the post-war years from 2010 to 2014. The debt to GDP ratio was reduced from  90% in 2005 […]

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යහපාලනයෙන්, පාස්කු ඉරිදා ප්‍රහාරයෙන් හා කොවිඩ් -19 වසංගතයෙන් පසු ලංකාව

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය  මහින්ද රාජපක්‍ෂ ජාත්‍යන්තර මූල්‍ය අරමුදලට අනුව, 2014 දී ශ්‍රී ලංකාව ආසියාවේ වේගයෙන්ම සංවර්ධනය වන රටක් විය. 2006-2009 යුද සමයේ වසරකට 6% ක් වූ සාමාන්‍ය ආර්ථික වර්ධන වේගය යුද්ධයෙන් පසු 2010-2014 කාල පරිච්ඡේදයේ 7.4% දක්වා වැඩිවිය. 2005 දී දළ ජාතික නිෂ්පාදිතයට සාපේක්ෂව 90%ක් වූ සමස්ථ ණයබර 2014 අවසන් වන විට 75% ක් දක්වා අඩුවී තිබිණි. […]

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Lack of equality among member Nations: Using HR to selectively target countries

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

By Sugeeswara Senadhira Courtesy Ceylon Today It is no secret that the hypocritical Western lobbies use human rights as a tool to target selectively against countries that resist their undue interferences. They selectively attack the Governments they perceive as too self confident and not amenable to their policies. This is contrary to the United Nation’s […]

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Time to clean out the UN Stables: Pillay’s caustic inaccuracies

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

By Shivanthi Ranasinghe Courtesy Ceylon Today At the National Ranawiru Day commemoration President Gotabaya Rajapaksa caused a stir when he stated, “If any international body or organisation continuously targets our country and our war heroes, using baseless allegations, I will also not hesitate to withdraw Sri Lanka from such bodies or organisations.” Many have few […]

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Details of attempted terror attack at Taj Samudra revealed at PCoI

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana It was revealed before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) on the Easter Sunday attacks that the common practice of the Taj Samudra Hotel is to submit its guests’ details to the State Intelligence Service (SIS) and the President’s Security Division (PSD) on a daily basis. As such, on the day of the […]

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Yahapalana culture of vilification and false propaganda has no place in post-COVID-19 world – PM

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa states that the Yahapalana political culture of vilification and false propaganda has no place in the post-COVID-19 world. Issuing a statement titled ‘Sri Lanka after Yahapalanaya, Easter Sunday and COVID-19, Premier Rajapaksa said the economic boom in Sri Lanka between 2006 and 2014 went in reverse after the Yahapalana […]

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Six arrested over assault on Ada Derana reporter at Atulugama

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Six including the main suspect who assaulted the Ada Derana journalist Atulugama, Bandaragama have been placed under arrest, the police said. The assault took place this morning (24) when the journalist in question went to Atulugama area to make coverage on Muslim devotees celebrating the Ramazan festival while adhering to social distancing regulations. […]

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Sri Lanka’s coronavirus cases reach 1,140 with two new patients

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Two new COVID-19 positive cases have been detected as of 11.00 pm today (24), says the Ministry of Health. Sri Lanka’s total count of coronavirus infections thereby increased to 1,140. The two patients are confirmed to be arrivals from Kuwait, who are undergoing mandatory quarantine in Trincomalee. Accordingly, a total of 51 positive […]

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