Archive for September 4th, 2020

Fire at ‘New Diamond crude oil tanker’ contained – SL Navy

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The Navy says that the fire that broke out in the New Diamond ship in the eastern seas is now contained. Meanwhile, the Indian Coast Guard also confirmed that the fire that broke out on the ship has been brought under control. They said this by leaving a special note on their […]

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EDUCATION REFORMS: TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN HIGH SCHOOLS

Friday, September 4th, 2020

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS Before elected to the president position, Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa broadly talked about technical vocational education and training (TVET). After the general election in 2020, the president has appointed two state ministers for education reforms and TVET system development, in addition to the minister of education.  TVET system has spread in many countries […]

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THE THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Don Wijewardana [This article was first published in the Daily News of 04 June 2013. I have requested republication in Lanka Web as the issues discussed are relevant today as they were then]. QUO VADIS, NORTH? When the Indo-Sri Lanka Peace Accord was signed in July 1987 it was hailed as New Delhi’s biggest diplomatic […]

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තෙල් නෞකාවෙන් සමුද්‍රීය පරිසරයට සිදුවිය හැකි හානිය වළක්වා ගැනීමට උපරිම ක‍්‍රියාමාර්ග ගන්න – අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමා දැනුම් දෙයි

Friday, September 4th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය MT – New Diamond තෙල් නෞකාවෙන් සමුද්‍රීය පරිසරයට සිදුවිය හැකි හානිය වළක්වා ගැනීමට උපරිම ක‍්‍රියාමාර්ග ගන්න – අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමා දැනුම් දෙයි අනතුරට පත්වී ඇති MT- New Diamond තෙල් නෞකාවෙන් සමුද්‍රීය පරිසරයට සිදුවිය හැකි හානි වළක්වා ගැනීමට අවශ්‍ය උපරිම ක‍්‍රියාමාර්ග ගන්නා ලෙස ගරු අග‍්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමා අදාළ බලධාරීන්ට උපදෙස් ලබා දී තිබේ. පැය […]

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අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමා, කතරගම කිරිවෙහෙර ආගමික වතාවත්වල නිරත වෙයි

Friday, September 4th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමා අද 2020.09.04 දින  කතරගම කිරි වෙහෙර  චෛත්‍ය රාජයාණන් වහන්සේ වැද පුදා ගත්තේය. රුහුණු මාගම් පත්තුවේ ප්‍රධාන සංඝනායක, කතරගම ශාසනාරක්ෂක බල මණ්ඩලයේ සභාපති, කිරි වෙහෙර රජමහා විහාරාධිපති කොබවක ධම්මින්ද  නාහිමියන් වහන්සේ බැහැ දුටු අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමා උන්වහන්සේගේ සුව දුක් විමසා ආශිර්වාද ලබා ගත්තේය. අනතුරුව කතරගම දේවාල භූමියට පැමිණි අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමා අෂ්ඨඵල […]

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කොළොඹ දිස්ත්‍රික්කයේ මැතිවරණ ප්‍රතිපලයෙන් ජනතාව 19 වෙනි ව්‍යාවස්ථා සංශෝධනය ප්‍රතික්ෂේප කරන ආකාරය වටහා ගෙන 20 බලගන්වන්නට පෙරට එන්න.

Friday, September 4th, 2020

චන්ද්‍රසේන පණ්ඩිතගේ පසුගිය මැතිවරණයේදී ජනතාව විසින් කුඩ්ඩෙක් සේ සලකා ඉවත දැමු ජවිපාවුන්ගේ නායක අනුර කුමාර දිසානායක යලිත් දේශපාලන පිටියට අවතීර්ණව, 20 වෙනි ව්‍යාවස්ථා සංශෝධනයට එරෙහිව කතා කිරීම අරඹා ඇත. ඒ සමගම 19 වෙනි ව්යාවස්තා සංශෝධනයේ වර්ණනාවද මාධ්‍ය හමු තබමින් ප්‍රකාශ කරමින් සිටි. ඔවුන්ගේ විග්‍රහයට අනුව, 19 වෙනි ව්යාවස්තා සංශෝධනයෙන් 20 වෙනි ව්යාවස්තා සංශෝධනයට සපැමිණීම ශිෂ්ඨාචාරයෙන් […]

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Ready to operate floating hospital to facilitate repatriation: Senadhipathi

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Currently in discussion with authorities Avant Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi said he was prepared to operate a floating hospital and surgery to facilitate the repatriation of Sri Lankan migrant workers. Senadhipathi said that he is currently in discussion with Sri Lankan authorities to initiate the proposed programme. “About a month earlier, […]

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Nothing wrong with section on dual citizenship : Mano

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP and Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA) leader Mano Ganesan yesterday said there were aspects of the 20th Amendment which he cannot agree with, but would agree with the clause under which those with dual citizenship are allowed to come into Parliament. There are some aspects of the […]

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‘අද දෙරණ“ ගුවනේ සිට වාර්තා කළ ‘නිව් ඩයමන්ඩ්’ නෞකාවේ ගිනි නිවීමේ මෙහෙයුම…

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Adaderana

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Owners hand over blazing ship to international salvage company

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The owners of the crude oil tanker MT New Diamond”, which was engulfed by flames on Thursday morning (03) off Sri Lanka, have handed over the vessel to an international salvage company. A team of the company is set to arrive in Sri Lanka on Monday (07), the chairperson of the Marine Environment […]

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Maha Sangha praises President for not attending private functions (Video)

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The Maha Sangha today expressed their views regarding certain appointments made by the President and the present government Meanwhile Ven. Asgiri Anunayake Thera expressed his views regarding the President’s decision not to participate in private functions.

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Special commission needed to review controversial court decisions during good governance – Sinhale Organization (Video)

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The ‘Sinhale’ organization states that an investigation should be carried out into certain verdicts given during the period of good governance and those cases should be heard again. The organization stated this at a press conference convened in Colombo today.

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9 more ships to control crude tanker fire – No risk of fuel leakage to Sri Lanka (Photos)

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Sri Lanka Navy, Sri Lanka Air Force, Sri Lanka Ports Authority, the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard are currently engaged in a joint effort to control the fire raging in the oil tanker, MT New Diamond caused by an explosion. Nine ships have been deployed to control the fire. Meanwhile, […]

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Three (03) more persons confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 3,115

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Two arrivals from India and a seaman from the Philippines were among the four persons tested positive for COVID- 19, increasing total infected in Sri Lanka to 3,115.

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Mangala Samaraweera and Shani Abeysekera summoned before the political victimization commission

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Presidential Commission probing incidents of political victimization issued notice on Mangala Samaraweera and Shani Abeysekera to appear before the Commission on September 16.

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Sri Lankan and Indian forces working together to douse the Panama-flagged ‘New Diamond’ oil tanker on fire

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The Sri Lanka Navy, Sri Lanka Air Force, Sri Lanka Ports Authority, the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard continues to work together to contain the spread of fire erupted on board the oil tanker, MT New Diamond on 03rd September 2020 at 8.00 a.m. Accordingly, an MI 17 helicopter of […]

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See the battle to stop fire consuming an oil tanker at sea

Friday, September 4th, 2020

CNN An oil tanker carrying 270,000 metric tons of crude oil has caught fire off the coast of Sri Lanka, sparking a transnational firefighting mission.  https://edition.cnn.com/videos/world/2020/09/04/oil-tanker-on-fire-sri-lanka-india-jba-lon-orig.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/

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Sri Lankan Couple Spends Wedding Day Feeding the Homeless

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Courtesy NEXTSHARK A newlywed couple in Sri Lanka decided to do a kind gesture for the needy on their special day.  ishan Thilakshanaabout a month ago ගුරුදෙවිඳුන් ගෙන් අහලා තියෙන්නේ මංපුතේ,දන් දෙන්න පුළුවන් වේලාවේ දෙන්න පුළුවන් හොදම දේ වටිම දේ දන් දෙන්න කියලා.💝 අතේ තියන සතේ හරි වියදන් කරලා මනුස්සයෙක්ගේ කුසක් පුරවන්න හිතුනු හැම මොහොතේදීම […]

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