Archive for September 8th, 2020

Travel with Chatura @ Lankagama , Sri Lanka – 23rd September 2017

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

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Who is the Sun king, Raavana or Prabhakaran?Myth-making is a past time of both sides – Tamils as well as Sinhalese.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Chandre Dharmawardana Tamil Nationalists are making their myths, extending their history to ancient times and claiming that they were in Sri Lanka (and even in Babylon and Egypt)  since the beginning of time, and that Tamil language is the source of the ancient  Sumarian language. Wigneswaran has captured the lime light recently, with such fairy […]

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යස්මින් සූකා කොටි උපාසිකාවට පොටෝ මාරුවීම

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

චන්ද්‍රසිරි විජයවික්‍රම, LL.B., Ph,D. නොබෝදා කොටි ඩොලර් උපාසිකා යස්මින් සූකාට සිදුවූ අකරතැබ්බයක් ලංකාවේ මාධ්‍යවලින් වසන්‌කර තිබුණේය. ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්‍ෂ ජනාධිපතිධූරය වැනසීමේ ව්‍යාපාරයට උඩගෙඩි දෙන මැය, ලංකාවේ ඩොලර් කාක්කන් සමඟ හවුල්වී පින්තූර සටහනක් සදා එය ලංකා ටෙලිග්‍රාෆ් වෙබ් අඩවියේ නැවත නැවත පලකරවා ගත්තේය. එය ඇගේ ජාත්‍යන්තර ලංකා සත්‍යය හා යුක්තිය නම් සංවිධානයේ වැඩකි. මේ උපාසිකාවකගේ සත්‍යය හා […]

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Fr. Emmanuel Must Be Forgiven For His Sins by Cardinal Ranjith

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

By Dr. Nilanga Samarasinghe Courtesy Ceylon Today Father Sleemanpillai Joseph Emmanuel is back in Sri Lanka and appealing to the immigration for leave to remain. He wants to die in Sri Lanka, a country that he spent the last three decades demonising. In spite of his record of supporting the LTTE and glorifying violence by […]

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The Demarcation of Provinces in Ceylon under British Rule

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Michael Roberts Courtesy Thuppahi’s Blog After the British imperial power consolidated its conquest of the island of Ceylon in 1815 and 1817/18, they began to ‘stitch the island together by commencing a road building programme; while the Colebrooke Cameron Commission which visited the island recommended the creation of five Provinces.” As the Wikipedia account notes,[i] accordingly, […]

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The Insidious and False Dimensions of the “Traditional Homeland” Thesis

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Gerald Peiris Courtesy Thuppahi’s Blog The concept of the ‘Traditional Tamil Homeland’ as promulgated by its exponents is based on the notion that, from the distant past, the island of Sri Lanka comprised the territories of two distinct nationalities that were arbitrarily unified in the formation of British Ceylon in the early 19th century.  My survey, which […]

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ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ඔස්ට්‍රේලියානු මහ කොමසාරිස් හා ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතා අතර හමුවක්

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ඔස්ට්‍රේලියානු මහ කොමසාරිස් ඩේවිඩ් හොලි මහතා හා ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතා අතර හමුවක්   2020.09.07 දින අරලියගහ මන්දිරයේදී පැවැත්වුණි. පසුගිය මැතිවරණ ජයග්‍රහණය සහ නැවත අග්‍රාමාත්‍යධූරයට පත්වීම සම්බන්ධයෙන් මෙහිදී මහ කොමසාරිස්වරයා අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමාට සුභ පැතුම් එක් කළේය. මේ අතර COVID-19 වසංගත තත්ත්වයට සාර්ථකව මුහුණ දීම සඳහා ඔස්ට්‍රේලියානු රජය විසින් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට ලබා […]

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Australian High Commissioner Calls on Prime Minister Rajapaksa

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Prime Minister’s Media Unit Australian High Commissioner David Holly called on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday (Sept. 7) afternoon. While congratulating Prime Minister Rajapaksa for the election victory and reappointment as Prime Minister, Ambassador Holly thanked Sri Lanka for the mutual support in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Australia has provided […]

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සබරගමු පළාත තුළ දෙමළ ජනතාවගේ දරුවන්ට විද්‍යා හා ගණිත විෂය ධාරාවන් හැදෑරීම සඳහා පාසල් නොමැතිවීම සම්බන්ධවයි.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

ලංකා ගුරුසේවා සංගමය. ගරු අධ්‍යාපන අමාත්‍ය, ජී.එල්. පිරීස් මහතා, අධ්‍යාපන අමාත්‍යංශය, ඉසුරුපාය. බත්තරමුල්ල. අමාත්‍යතුමණි, සබරගමු පළාත තුළ දෙමළ ජනතාවගේ දරුවන්ට විද්‍යා හා ගණිත විෂය ධාරාවන් හැදෑරීම සඳහා පාසල් නොමැතිවීම සම්බන්ධවයි. සබරගමු පළාත තුළ අ.පො.ස. උසස් පෙළ විද්‍යා, ගණිත විෂය ධාරාවන් හැදෑරීම සදහා දෙමළ ජනතාවගේ සිසු දරුවන්ට තම මාධ්‍යයෙන් ඉගැනීමට අදාලව කිසිදු පාසලක් නොමැති වීම පිළිබදව […]

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42 blasphemy cases registered in Pakistan in August:

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Naya Daur, September 2, 2020. SOUTH ASIAN DEFENCE REVIEW According to data compiled by a social media user, at least 42 cases pertaining to blasphemy were registered across Pakistan in the month of August. Most of those accused of blasphemy belonged to the Shia community, who have been booked under 295-A and 298 sections of […]

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20A: SLPP rejects criticism, plans to secure its passage next month

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island Dismissing criticism of the proposed 20th Amendment that it would pave the way for a dictatorship, Education Minister Prof. Peiris yesterday (7) told the media at the SLPP office, Battaramulla, that it would be presented to Parliament next October ahead of the presentation of Budget 2021. Prof. Peiris, who […]

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My imprisonment was an act of political revenge: Premalal

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Ajith Siriwardana and Yohan Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror Ratnapura District MP Premalal Jayasekara said yesterday he was convicted on false charges levelled against him by the yahapalaana government to take political revenge from him. In his maiden speech in Parliament he said he was sent to jail for a crime he did not commit. […]

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Tamil-speaking people in East – Hakeem asked for separate admin district in 2015: PCoI told

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Yoshitha Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Leader, MP Rauff Hakeem had requested former president Maithripala Sirisena and former prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to create a separate administrative district for Tamil-speaking people in the Eastern Province, the PCoI into the Easter Sunday attacks was told on Monday. He said he had […]

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Parliamentary group approves PM’s proposal to ban butchering of cows

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana A proposal to ban butchering of cows in Sri Lanka has been approved by the parliamentary group of the ruling party. A parliamentary group meeting of the governing party was held at the parliamentary premises at 11 am this morning (08). The proposal has been submitted at the meeting by Prime Minister Mahinda […]

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Oil Slick Spotted Near Burning VLCC Off Sri Lanka

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Courtesy gCaptain By Waruna Karunatilake COLOMBO, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s navy said on Tuesday that an oil slick had been spotted a kilometre from a loaded supertanker off the country’s east coast, as efforts to extinguish a fire on board continued. Sri Lankan officials are working to assess any damage to the environment […]

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Bombay HC refuses bail to Finnish woman arrested for helping Sri Lankan national illegally migrate to Europe

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Courtesy The Hindustan Times The Bombay high court last week refused bail to a 60-year-old Finnish national arrested for helping a Sri Lankan national to illegally migrate to Europe. Justice Sarang Kotwal rejected the bail plea of Miira Mirva Helena Pasma observing that there were strong circumstances against her. Pasma was arrested after Sri Lankan […]

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Fires of communalism were fanned by anti-Sinhala-Buddhist ideologues

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

H. L. D. Mahindapala The abuse of history has been one of the major contributory factors that led to the exacerbation of the North-South relations. If our political/social scientists had balanced the mono-ethnic extremism of the North with the Southern forces rising against the provocative politics  of the peninsula (Example: 12% Jaffna Tamils demanding 50% […]

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To hide embarrassment to comrade Sooka/ITJPSL, LTTE diaspora campaigns against Sri Lanka’s Defense Attache in UK

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

The International Truth & Justice Project (Sri Lanka) administered under EU funded Foundation for Human Rights in South Africa, has apologized to Brig. Ravindra Dias for wrongfully using his picture claiming it to be Maj. General Suresh Salley, the Director of Sri Lanka State Intelligence Service. This apology came 2 months after a letter of […]

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