Archive for August 16th, 2020

How the 16th Amendment turned the Official Language Policy upside down

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

S. Akurugoda I refer to the two articles of Kalyananda Tiranagama, Executive Director, Lawyers for Human Rights and Development, under the titles Is Sinhala the Official Language of Sri Lanka” and   How Premadasa turned the Official Language Policy upside down” appeared in The Island dated 28th and 29th respectively. The articles quoting typical examples […]

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Disposal Long Overdue: 19A – Comedy of Errors

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

By Shivanthi Ranasinghe Courtesy Ceylon Today President Gotabaya Rajapaksa asked for a strong Parliament to abrogate the 19th Amendment. At the recently-concluded General Election, he received an overwhelming mandate with a rare two-thirds majority. The Opposition, struggling to keep its nose above water was too distracted and embarrassed even to oppose it. It is the […]

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COVID 19 Success Story – Sri Lanka

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

Health Promotion Bureau To date, Sri Lanka is among the elite group of countries that have controlled this epidemic successfully. This is a result of all the hard work and commitment showcased by all Sri Lankans. We have won the first battle to control the epidemic. Still, the war with the virus will continue for […]

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The Rajapaksa Brothers’ Return is Not a Victory for All

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

by Shivanthi Ranasinghe  Courtesy The Island Sri Lanka is the first country to defeat Regime Change”. The fact that this whole operation was reversed by the ballot makes this accomplishment irrefutable. It is after all in the guise of strengthening democracy that this Regime Change” Operation was launched. Critics have tried to downplay this turn […]

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THE SLPP 2/3 MAJORITY GOVERNMENT SHOULD TAKE CONTROL OF THE POLITICAL DEMOCRATIC PROCESS IN SRI LANKA.

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

By Noor Nizam – Peace and Political Activist, Political Communications Researcher, SLFP/SLPP Stalwart and Convener – The Muslim Voice”, August 15th., 2020. The cut-off point in proportional representation has to change from 5% to 12.5% in the new constitution. POLITICAL PARTIES BASED ON COMMUNITY, RELIGION AND COMMUNAL BASIS HAS TO BE BANNED IN SRI LANKA […]

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Majority Verdict and bewailing of Nihilists – Part II

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

By : A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA Lional Bopage, who was the first General Secretary of the 1971 JVP, who was the first of the 21 leaders of JVP accused for launching a rebellion to topple the government and who was a close associate of Victor Ivan and who now enjoys a luxury life in Australia and […]

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විශ්කම් දෙවි මවිතවෙලා බලා සිටිනවා.

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

චන්ද්‍රසේන පණ්ඩිතගේ වසර ගණනාවක් රටේ එක පෙදෙසකට වැස්ස. වතුරට ගෙවල් යටවෙලා, මිනිසුන් අනාත කඳවුරු වල. කඳු කඩා වැටිලා මිනිසුන් ඒවාට යටවෙලා මැරෙනවා. ඒ රටේ එක පැත්තක. අනික් පැත්තේ නියගය. කෙළවරක් නැති නියගය.මිනිසුන් එකතුවෙලා දෙවියන්ට කන්නලව් කළා. අඛණ්ඩව වසර හතරක්ම කන්නලව් කළා. අවසානයේදී දෙවියෝ තීරණය කළා මේ කර්තව්‍ය සඳහා විෂම කාර්ම පුත්‍ර රාජයාව මනු ලොවට එවීමට.. […]

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ලංකාවේ හිත හොඳ ගෑණු හා 2020 පාර්ලිමේන්තුව – 2 කොටස

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

චන්ද්‍රසිරි විජයවික්‍රම, LL.B., Ph.D. මාළු ඔතන්නවත් නොවටින හැන්සාර්ඩ් වා‌ර්තා දැන් ඇමෙරිකාවේ ජීව‌ත්‌වන සන්ඩේ ලීඩර් කතෘව සිටි, ෆෙඩ්‍රීකා ජෑන්ස් වරක් කියා සිටියේ ලංකාවේ පත්තර හොඳ, මාළු ඔතන්නටය කියාය. දියවන්නා හෝටලය නඩත්තුවට යන වියදම, මන්ත්‍රී ප්‍රාණ විසින් කරණ කුණුහරුප කතා හා විෂයට අදාල නැති කතාද ඇතුළු මුළු කතාවල වචන ගණනින් බෙදුවොත් එක වචනයකට යන වියදම කෙතරම් විය […]

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Media Minister – Ban mainstream media bashing Buddhists & Buddhism using pseudonym scribes

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

The massive mandate received from the people should not be obstructed by sepoy scribes who have infiltrated the high places of the Editorial staff and always writing to please embassies of western countries & NGOs with anti-national, anti-Sinhala, and anti-Buddhist narratives. There is a well-funded campaign to vilify Buddhists & Buddhism in particular by the […]

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Re: The National List Parliamentary Seat of the National People’s Power

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

Progressive Women’s Collective The Progressive Women’s Collective (PWC) is delighted with the announcement that theNational List parliamentary seatof the National People’s Power (NPP) has been offered to, and accepted by, Dr. Harini Amarasuriya. Dr. Amarasuriya is an extremely accomplished activist and educator, and we are thrilled that such an active advocate for education rights and […]

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ජාතික ජන බලවේගයේ ජාතික ලැයිස්තු ධූරය පිරිනැමීම පිළිබඳව

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

ප්‍රගතිශීලී ස්ත්‍රී එකමුතුව ජාතික ජන බලවේගයේ ජාතික ලැයිස්තු පාර්ලිමේන්තු ආසනය ආචාර්ය හරිනි අමරසුරිය වෙත ප්‍රධානය කිරීම සහ ඇය විසින් එය පිළිගනු ලැබීම පිළිබඳව ප්‍රගතිශීලී ස්ත්‍රී එකමුතුව ලෙස අප අතිශයින් සතුටට පත් වෙමු. ආචාර්ය අමරසුරිය යනු අතිශයින්ම දක්ෂ සමාජ ක්‍රියාකාරිනියක් සහ අධ්‍යාපනඥයකු වන වන අතර, අධ්‍යාපන අයිතිවාසිකම් සහ කාන්තා අයිතිවාසිකම් වෙනුවෙන් හඬ නගන එවැනි ක්‍රිරියාකාරිනියක පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේදී […]

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SIS was aware of Zahran’s capabilities – SIS Director

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The State Intelligence Service (SIS) was aware that Zahran Hashim had physical and mental capacity to conduct an attack in the country, even before it received the foreign intelligence on April 04, 2019 with regard to a possible terror attack, former State Intelligence Service (SIS) Director SDIG Nilantha Jayawardena yesterday testified […]

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Easter attacks: Security agencies received 97 early warnings – Def. sec.

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Defence Secretary Kamal Gunaratne said that security agencies had received 97 warnings prior to the Easter Sunday attacks. He expressed these views addressing a gathering of professionals at a session themed ‘Post COVID-19 Renaissance – Present and future development of Sri Lanka’, organized by the ‘Harimaga organization’ at the Sri Lanka […]

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Arrivals from Oman push COVID-19 case count to 2,893

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Three more foreign arrivals have tested positive for coronavirus infections, according to the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry. The new cases have been identified among the recent arrivals from Oman, confirmed the Department of Government Information. Accordingly, the total number of COVID-19 cases reported in the country stands at 2,893. Among them, […]

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Minister calls for assessment of damage caused by paddy storage at Mattala Airport

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga has called for a report on an accurate assessment of the damage caused by paddy storage at the Mattala International Airport (MIA) during the Yahapalana regime. During a discussion on the upcoming plans of the airport, Minister Ranatunga has directed the report to be handed over to him […]

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අලි සබ්‍රිගේ සියළු කෙරුවාවන් හෙළිවේ….Ali Sabry exposed

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

Lakmaw National Movement

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