Archive for July 4th, 2020

Future cannot be built on the failed past of minorities

Saturday, July 4th, 2020

H. L. D. Mahindapala Managing a democracy in normal times is bad enough. Managing it in times of crises can be a horripilating nightmare. Choices have to be made between confronting imperatives demanding urgent and unpalatable decisions and the popular will that will invariably opt for the comfortable and the least painful way out. The […]

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Our Failing Agriculture

Saturday, July 4th, 2020

By Garvin Karunaratne, Ph..D. in NonFormal Education & Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University It is sad that though we have the ideal climate to produce what we need, an intelligent people and  verdant land resources we yet are in short supply. Let us take coffee. Once we produced coffee for export. Today we import coffee. […]

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Who says MCC is not linked to Bim Saviya (Title Registration)

Saturday, July 4th, 2020

Shenali D Waduge There is a notion that MCC has nothing to do with Title Registration because it was a project started well before MCC Compact was introduced. The answer is only half correct. Yes, Title Registration Act 21, was passed in 1998 but it was not implemented. It was introduced as a World Bank […]

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රෝහණ විජේවීරයන් සමග මාධ්‍ය සාකච්ඡාව

Saturday, July 4th, 2020

සම්බන්ධීකරණය චන්ද්‍රසේන පණ්ඩිතගේ ප්‍රශ්නය: : මහත්මයාණෙනි, ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ මහා මැතිවරණයට ඇත්තේ ඉතාමත් කෙටි කාලයක්, මේ මැතිවරණය හා බැදුන ගැටලු රාශියක් රට පුරා පැන නැගී තියෙනවා, මේ ගැටලු වලට පැහැදිලිව පිලිතුරු දිය හැකි අයෙකු ඔබ විසින් ගොඩනැංවූ දේශපාලන පක්ෂයෙන් සොයා ගැනීම අසීරු කරුණක්, දැන් ඉන්නා නියෝජිතයින් එකම ප්‍රශ්නයට විවිධ පිලිතුරු සපයනවා, මෙය මාධ්‍යවේදීන් වන අපට මහත් […]

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Indian PM Modi says Buddhism can give lasting solutions to the world’s problems

Saturday, July 4th, 2020

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia The Indian Cultural Center in Colombo conducted a webinar on Buddhism in India-Sri Lanka relations to mark Esala Poya Day Colombo, July 4 (newsin.asia): Buddhism forms one of the most important civilisational links between India and Sri Lanka. Addressing the Dharma Chakra Day celebrations in New Delhi on Saturday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said […]

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Will introduce laws to prohibit sale of country’s resources – Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa

Saturday, July 4th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Laws will be brought forward to prohibit the sale of the country’s resources, says Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. As the former President of the country, I initiated and carried out the development of the whole country. We constructed a port, an airport, an international cricket ground and an expressway in Hambantota,” the Premier […]

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Five arrivals bring COVID-19 cases count to 2,074

Saturday, July 4th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Ministry of Health says five more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka as of 7.30 pm today (04). The latest coronavirus infections have moved the tally to 2,074. The Department of Government Information said these patients are arrivals from the United States (01), Madagascar (01), Qatar (02) and Bangladesh […]

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