Archive for June 4th, 2020

Friday Freaks farcical fear-mongering

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

H. L. D. Mahindapala In these critical times it is necessary to scrutinise the public statements of our academics / intellectuals to understand the hidden political agenda they push in the guise of objective analysis for public guidance. Take, for instance, the case of two ex-Vice Chancellors, Prof. Savitri Goonesekere and Prof. Arjuna Aluvihare of […]

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LET THE POSON FULL MOON DISPEL THE GLOOM!

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

By Rohana R. Wasala Let the Poson full moon dispel the gloom! May peace, health, and content in the land bloom! The first three months of the lunar calendar of the Sinhalese: Bak, Vesak, and Poson (roughly corresponding to the months of April, May and June in the Gregorian calendar which is in common use […]

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COVID 19 AND THE REALITY OF THE BUDDHA’S TEACHING

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Palitha Mapatuna What is evident today in the face of Covid 19 is the sense of sheer helplessness even among those who may presume to be powerful. To a discerning individual, this situation can bring into focus the essence of the teaching of the Buddha, namely the universal characteristics of existence. The universal characteristics consist […]

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Sri Lanka Set to Reopen to Tourists in August

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Courtesy nitravelnews.com Sri Lanka hopes to reopen to tourists in August, subject to new measures to guard against new coronavirus cases. The country plans to open to small groups, staying in approved accommodation that meets strict Covid health and safety guidelines.Kimali Fernando, Chair of Sri Lanka’s Tourism Promotion Bureau confirmed visitors would be required to […]

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‘The Finance’ depositors to receive compensation up to Rs. 600,000

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The government has decided to pay compensation up to Rs. 600,000 to all insured depositors of The Finance Company PLC (TFC) which is to be liquidated. Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Bandula Gunawardena stated this during the media briefing to announce Cabinet decisions today (04). This will solve the issue of 93% of the TFC […]

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Seven more Covid-19 cases brings total to 1,797

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Seven new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Sri Lanka bringing the total number of cases reported in the country to 1,797. This brings the number of new cases reported within today to 48. The new Covid-19 cases identified today include 42 naval personnel from Kandakadu (32), Oluvil (03), Mihinthale (01) and […]

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Easter Sunday Attack inquiry update – Zion church attacker had taken the bomb from Colombo in a bus, photos released by the commission, today

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Mohammed Azad – Zion church bomber travlled by bus with the bomb<br /></strong>It has been revealed that Mohammed Azad, who had bombed the Zion Church in Batticaloa, had travelled from Colombo to Batticaloa carrying the bomb in a public passenger transport bus. This was revealed when an official of the Criminal Investigations […]

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Elections Commissioner answers questions of voters regarding election (Video).

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News When will the general election be held? How to conduct elections according to health guidelines? The Hiru news team spoke to the Chairman of the Election Commission, Mahinda Deshapriya regarding these issues surfaced by the voters with regard to the election.

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The land grabbing even during curfew (Video)

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Hiru CIA have been exposing the illegal land acquisition at Devanagala sacred area in the past few days. In spite of these revelations, and the island wide curfew in place Hiru CIA witnessed how the land invaders are working which was captured in our cameras. Subsequent to the Hiru CIA revelation about […]

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