Archive for June 11th, 2020

Make this leadership talk of every platform because Country will great again with this leadership of Sri Lanka.

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Sunil Yatalamatta Gamage  I am accountable and responsible for the people of this country” Presidnet of Sri Lanka Hon. Gotabhaya Rajapakse       President Gotabhaya has been introducing a new discipline to our nation, his legacy is progressing, the socioeconomic and cultural progress will bloom through that vision and as patriots we need to ensure his […]

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Why you should worry about MCC Sri Lanka

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Shenali D Waduge Why you should worry about MCC Sri Lanka On April 25, 2019, the MCC Board of Directors approved the five-year Sri Lanka Compact. It was days after Easter Sunday mass murder. The controversy of this bilateral-corporation agreement should worry all Sri Lankans. MCC has to be signed & passed by Parliament of […]

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VEN. ELLAWALA MEDHANANDA Part 7C

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS Revised 21.6.20 Historians agree that between the rule of King Devanam Piyatissa (247-207 BC) and king Dutugemunu, (161-137) there was a separate kingdom in Ruhuna. The founder of this Ruhuna kingdom was king Mahanaga, brother of Devanampiyatissa. Mahanaga left Anuradhapura after a disagreement with his brother and set up a separate kingdom in […]

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ඉංග්‍රීසි සාහිත්‍යයේ පියා – ජෙෆ්රි චෞසර්.

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග  ජෙෆ්රි  චෞසර්  මධ්‍යකාලීන යුගයේ ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨතම  තම ඉංග්‍රීසි කවියා ලෙස සැලකේ. ඔහු “ඉංග්‍රීසි සාහිත්‍යයේ පියා” ලෙසටද හැඳින් වේ. ඔහු තම කාලයේ ලේඛකයන්ට පොදු වූ ලතින් හෝ ප්‍රංශ භාෂාවට පටහැනිව තම ස්වභාෂා ඉංග්‍රීසියෙන් ලියූ ලේඛකයෙකි. ඉංග්‍රීසි කාව්‍යයන්ට එළිසමය හඳුන්වා දීමේ ගෞරවය ඔහුට හිමි වේ.චෞසර්  සමහර විට ඉංග්‍රීසි ස්වභාෂා සම්ප්‍රදායේ ප්‍රභවය ලෙස සැලකේ.   ජෙෆ්රි […]

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From lockdown to ‘new normal’ Covid-19 in Sri Lanka:

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

BY LASANDA KURUKULASURIYA Courtesy The Island Sri Lanka’s handling of the Covid-19 outbreak has, comparatively speaking, produced commendable results. Tracing the trajectory of the response, it may be seen that early moves, to prepare for what lay ahead, served well to mitigate the outcome. A Task Force, drawing on expertise of all relevant sectors, was […]

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Nautical tourists are badly treated in Galle

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Dr. Sarath Obeysekera  Photos illustrated here show Galle Harbour with several yachts owned by foreign sailing tourists who are in Sri Lanka during this lull tourist period  Next to the yacht park in the Harbour Is the building which is a  yacht repair facility established in 2014 This project was abandoned in 2015 by the […]

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THE AMAZING STORY OF THE ELEPHANT WHISPERER

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Protect All Wildlife When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of 7 ‘rogue’ and ‘trouble-making’ Elephants on his reserve at Thula Thula in 1999, his common sense told him to refuse. But he was the herd’s last chance of survival – notorious escape artists, they would all be killed if […]

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Why successive US governments haven’t been able to ensure racial equality

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Express Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Reasons are ineffective implementation, absence of a holistic approach and entrenched biases against the Blacks Although America is recognized as the oldest democracy, its record in ensuring racial equality has been embarrassingly poor. Though governments had legislated in the right direction since 1862, the efforts had been half-hearted and piecemeal. […]

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Imported Sri Lankan pepper boosts demand

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

V Sajeev Kumar  Kochi Courtesy The Hindu Business Line The availability of imported Sri Lankan pepper in the consuming markets of Delhi and Mumbai seem to have perked up some demand from end-users. Traders in these markets are reported to have covered Sri Lankan produce from Tamil Nadu dealers at ₹300 + GST+ freight and this […]

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Won’t hesitate to replace CB or state bank officials who don’t follow govt. guideline – President.

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says the Government is ready to give its fullest support to the export sector to realize its full potential through correctly identifying and rectifying prevailing grievances and obstacles faced by it. The challenge before the exporters is to show results by expanding the export sector which is at present limited […]

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Easter attacks: Was skeptical of warnings, senior cop tells PCoI.

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The hearing of evidence by the Presidential Commission probing the Eater attacks continued today (11) with the recording of statements from the Senior DIG in charge of the Western Province who stated that he was skeptical rather of the possibility of an attack since no prior information had been circulated of the existence […]

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ETI has not functioned properly since its inception – The Commission informs the President

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The inquiring committee appointed to investigate alleged irregularities in the ETI Investments met President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today(June 11). The Committee informed the President that the ETI Investments had not followed the proper procedures in their conduct from its inception. It had invested its assets in other institutes and […]

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One (01) more person confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 1,876

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News One (01) more person has tested positive for Covid-19 (new coronavirus) infection. The country total has increased to 1,876 according to the latest information by the Epidemiology unit of the Ministry of Health. Two (02) more persons confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 1,875 Two (02) more persons have […]

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Politicians comments on Mangala’s resignation (Video)

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Opposition and ruling party politicians have expressed their views regarding the resignation of former MP Mangala Samaraweera.

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30 years since 600 police officers in the Eastern Province were killed (Video)

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News It is 30 years since the LTTE terrorists killed 600 unarmed policemen in the Eastern Province. The commemoration of the death of the police officers was held at the Ranaviru Memorial in front of the Ampara Police Superintendent’s office today.

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Pasindu Hirushan who was injured in an accident at the J’pura University has been discharged from hospital –

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Pasindu Hirushan who was admitted to hospital with serious head injuries has left the hospital today. Pasindu, a student of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, was hospitalized for nearly three months after a tire fell on his head. Hospital sources further say that the student’s health is good. A series of photographs […]

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What a reception, although it would have been meticulously planned.

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Old News

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