Archive for July 27th, 2020

General Elections Sri Lanka: What is India now up to with the Tamils?

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Opportunity for Sri Lankan Tamils to revisit their priorities”by N S Venkataraman certainly raises the question, if India is rolling out a new modus operandi, towards Tamils & Sri Lanka. If that is so, it necessitates all Sri Lankans to be alert. Ignorance and belief that India would not play any role in Tamil militancy […]

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වයඹ පළාත සංවර්ධනය කිරීමේ පස් අවුරුදු සැලැස්ම

Monday, July 27th, 2020

A.J.M. Muzammil Media Unit  වයඹ පළාත සංවර්ධනය කිරීමේ පස් අවුරුදු සැලැස්ම වයඹ පළාත් ආණ්ඩුකාර ඒ.ජේ.එම්. මුසම්මිල් සහ වයඹ පළාතේ ප්‍රධාන ලේකම් පී.බී.එම්.සිරිසේන මහත්වරු එක්ව ශ්‍රී ලංකා ප්‍රජාතන්ත්‍රවාදී ජනරජයේ ජනාධිපති ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ මහතා වෙත පිළිගැන්වූ අවස්ථාව … ජාතික කොවිඩ් මර්ධන අරමුදල වෙනුවෙන් පළාත් සභාවේ කාර්ය මණ්ඩලයේ එක් දිනක වැටුප වශයෙන් එක්රැස්වූ රුපියල් මිලියන 22.6 ක මුදලක්ද […]

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Sri Lankan Collective of intellectuals supporting the Minister of Industires

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Dr Sarath Obeysekera  There are certain opinions among the people today that intellectuals should go to parliament and run the country. The Collective recently formed and held the first inaugural meeting with the participation of the minister of industries has a different opinion. Interlevuals  should allow the politicians to go to parliament and support constitution […]

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The Vegan Muslim Initiative-Don’t Kill An Animal This Eid

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Vegan Muslim Initiative No, I am not going to sacrifice an animal this Eid-ul-Adha nor am I going to pay someone to do it for me. Instead, my sacrifice is going to be of a non animal nature and yes, it is religiously sanctioned and justified. I saw animals being slaughtered when I was a boy […]

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We must grieve for the impending victims of mass slaughter on Hadj Festival Day

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Senaka Weeraratna   We grieve for dead Leopards, dead elephants while remaining mum and in total silence over the impending mass slaughter of innocent animals during Hadj  festival beginning tomorrow i.e. July 28. Millions of animals are killed all over the world in the name of religion with none so poor to say in public that […]

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අගමැතිගෙන් එ.ජා.ප. යට චෝදනාවක්…

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Ada Derana  

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A quiet acceptance: Sri Lanka might substantially prune 19 th. Amendment with multi-party support

Monday, July 27th, 2020

By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Express The ruling SLPP will highlight the need for a strong Executive Presidency with a system of checks and balances sans contradictions and dysfunctional aspects. Colombo, July 27: In the run up to the August 5 Sri Lankan parliamentary elections, only the ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) has been openly saying that […]

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As Sri Lanka researches ‘Ravan’s aviation routes’, India’s seculars keep mocking Ram

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Courtesy Firstpost Indians are supposed to accept without compelling scientific proof the existence of Jesus or Mohammed, but a Ram or a Krishna cannot break the glass ceiling of mythology Irony had a hearty laugh last week, skipping across the chain of shoals that links India with Sri Lanka. Embracing Ramayan, the epic that binds […]

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In Sri Lanka, a South American flower usurps a tree sacred to Buddhists and Hindus

Monday, July 27th, 2020

by Malaka Rodrigo Courtesy Mongabay COLOMBO — With its blends of soft red, pink and yellow, the fragrant cannonball flower (Couroupita guianensis) is a favorite of Sri Lanka’s Buddhists when making floral offerings during religious activities. They call it sal, with religious tales linking the tree to the birth and death of Gautama Buddha, the founder of the faith. […]

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President orders speedy construction of Central Expressway

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has directed the Minister-in-Charge to accelerate the construction works of the Central Expressway project, the President’s Media Division said.  It said construction of the section from Colombo to Kurunegala has been disrupted due to issues relating to the compensation payment process. The President instructed Minister Johnston Fernando to […]

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Covid-19 tally jumps to 2,804 with 22 fresh cases

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Twenty-two new cases of novel coronavirus have been detected increasing the total number of confirmed cases reported in the country to 2,804. The new cases include 17 inmates of the Senapura Rehabilitation Center and 05 returnees from Qatar, who are under quarantine.  Accordingly 672 patients infected with Covid-19 are presently being treated at […]

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One (01) more person confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 2,805

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Courtesy  Hiru News With the report of another coronavirus infection, the total number of infected people in the country has increased to 2805

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The underworld that was suppressed by my government was reactivated during the period of good governance – PM (Video)

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says that although his government suppressed terrorism and the underworld, those activities were reactivated during the subsequent period of good governance. The Prime Minister stated this while participating in a public meeting held in Dodamgaslanda – Rideegama area

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Commission begins questioning former director of state intelligence who first received the warning of the Easter attacks (video).

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The Presidential Commission appointed to inquire the Easter Attacks today commenced questioning the then Director of the State Intelligence, Nilantha Jayawardena, who was the first to receive prior information and warning on the series of terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday. At the request of Nilantha Jayawardena and the Attorney General’s Department, which […]

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The previous government increased taxes and stole people’s money (Video)

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Here are some of the views expressed by various politicians. Former parliamentarian Daya Gamage stated that although they presented Sajith thinking that he could win, in the end the UNP was defeated. Former UNP MP Hesha Vithanage stated that there were thieves in his government as well. Addressing a public meeting Prasanna […]

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