Archive for July 7th, 2020

Let candidates display their preferential numbers freely as before

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

By Rohana R. Wasala Shylock:Ay, his breast:So says the bond: doth it not, noble judge?‘Nearest his heart:’ those are the very words.………………………………………………………………..Portia: Have by some surgeon, Shylock, on your charge,To stop his wounds, lest he do bleed to death. In Shakespeare’s play The Merchant of Venice, the vengeful usurer Shylock’s wicked attempt to settle an old […]

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Few Comments on the back ground images of TV news broadcasts

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Dr Sudath Gunasekara: Mahanuwara  I find the Hiru News broadcasts alternatively display the following pictures 1 Galle Fort2 Nelum pokuma Theatre3 Ramboda Fall4 Sigiiriya back side picture I presume the idea of displaying pictures on the TV back ground screen at such time is to inspire viewers on things like, Natural scenic beauty, unique Cultural […]

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The coming economic crash will be like NOTHING in history

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

By Professor Richard Wolff Professor of Economics Richard Wolff explains the dire direction our economy is headed towards as unemployment continues to skyrocket.

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INDIA SATP – SOUTH ASIA INTELLIGENCE REVIEW

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

SATP – SOUTH ASIA Government designates nine persons as terrorists for trying to revive militancy in Punjab: Government declared nine persons including Gurpatwant Singh Pannu, the US-based legal adviser of the banned pro-Khalistan organisation, Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), as terrorists under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for their involvement in acts of terror and […]

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වර්ජිල් – අමරණීය රෝමානු කවියා

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග  පබ්ලියස් වර්ජිලියස් මාරෝ නොහොත්  වර්ජිල් ඔගස්ටාන් යුගයේ පුරාණ රෝම කවියෙකි. ඔහු උපත ලැබුවේ  ක්‍රි.පූ. 70 දී  උතුරු ඉතාලියේ බව කියවේ. වර්ජිල්ව තමන් ගේ ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨතම කවියා ලෙස රෝමවරුන් විසින් සලකනු ලැබීය.   රෝම සාහිත්‍යය ආරම්භ වූයේ ක්‍රි.පූ. 3 වන සියවසේ අග භාගයේදී ප්ලූටස්, ටෙරන්ස් සහ එන්නියස් වැනි විකට නාට්‍ය රචකයන් බිහි වීමත් සමඟ ය. රෝම කාව්‍යයන්ගේ […]

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Wijeyadasa’s revelation: How a Bill to ‘abolish and repeal’ H’tota port agreement stymied

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island SLPP Colombo District candidate Wijeyadasa Rajapakse leaving Presidential Commission on ‘Political Victimization’ at the BMICH recently (pic by Sujatha Jayartne) One-time Justice Minister, Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakse, PC, recently questioned serious shortcomings in the parliamentary as well as political party system to address contentious issues which may have major security […]

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AG returns 38 more ‘incomplete’ investigation files on Easter attack suspects

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Attorney General Dappula De Livera has returned another 38 ‘incomplete’ investigation files on suspects arrested in connection with the Easter Sunday terror attacks, to the Acting IGP C. D. Wickramaratne. On June 26, the Attorney General had returned 40 incomplete investigations files, pertaining to the suspects arrested in relation to the Easter […]

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‘Special Interest Scheme for Senior Citizens’ program not amended – Bandula

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana No amendment has been made to the ‘Special Interest Scheme for Senior Citizens’ program, says Minister Bandula Gunawardena. The Minister of Higher Education, Technology, Innovations, and Information & Mass Media mentioned this offering an explanation into a newspaper article published yesterday (06) under the caption ‘Senior Citizens Deposit Interest is falling to 8%’. […]

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PNB inspector involved in drug dealing detained for questioning

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Inspector of Police (IP) Saman Wasantha Kumara, who is involved in passing drugs in the custody of the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) to drug dealers, has been detained for interrogation. The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) will accordingly detain the suspect for 7 hours under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), Police Media Spokesperson […]

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One more tested positive for COVID- 19, increasing total infected in Sri Lanka to 2081

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News One more tested positive for COVID- 19, an arrival from Saudi Arabia, increasing total infected in Sri Lanka to 2081. Covid-19 positives go up to 2,080 With the finding of two more Covid-19 positive persons, the total infected in Sri Lanka have gone up to 2,080.

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Working without a budget: Can this be done?

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

By Garvin Karunaratne, Ph.D. Michigan State University Our President Gotabhaya has cleared finance for banks  by ordering the Central Bank to relax. This has been done. Can the availability of finance by banks in itself bring about development- create production, create employment and achieve the goal of poverty alleviation. Import controls that  have been imposed to save […]

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