Archive for September 10th, 2020

How our excellent agricultural extension system of the Sixties was sacrificed.

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

By Garvin Karunaratne  former G.A. Matara In view of the attempts by our President to boost our agriculture, it may be worthwhile to ascertain what did happen to the excellent agricultural extension service we had in the Sixties- the effort of the combined Agriculture Department and Agrarian Services.  I enclose a chapter from my forthcoming […]

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MCC Privatizing Sri Lanka – Landless State, evicting role of Politicians & creating Tamil Eelam

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

On 28 June 2019, the Yahapalana Government tabled the State Lands (Special Provisions) Bill. The Bill, if enacted would have privatized 84% of land that belonged to the People (State). Sri Lanka would have become perhaps the only State without land. This would have raised the question of sovereignty, national security, key fundamental rights of […]

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Justice for Animals and Nature pledges fullest support to the ban on Cattle slaughter in Sri Lanka

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Senaka Weeraratna Founder Member on behalf of Justice for Animals and Nature We wholeheartedly welcome the Government’s decision to ban the slaughter of cattle. We thank the President Hon. Gotabhaya Rajapakse and the Prime Minister Hon. Mahinda Rajapakse for taking this courageous step, and the Government Parliamentary Group for endorsing this move. It is inspiring […]

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තිරසර සංවර්ධන අරමුණු පිළිබඳ පංච පුද්ගල වාර්තාව අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමාට පිළිගන්වයි

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය තිරසර සංවර්ධන අරමුණු පිළිබඳ පංච පුද්ගල කමිටු වාර්තාව එම කමිටු සාමාජිකයින් විසින් අද 2020.09.10 දින ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමාට පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේදී පිළිගන්වන ලදී. විදේශ කටයුතු අමාත්‍යවරයාගේ උපදෙස් මත පත් කළ මෙම පංච පුද්ගල කමිටුවේ සභාපති ලෙස විදේශ කටයුතු අමාත්‍යංශයේ අතිරේක ලේකම් අහමඩ් ජාවිඩ් මහතා කටයුතු කළේය. එම කමිටුවේ සෙසු සාමාජිකයින් ලෙස අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය […]

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නෙදර්ලන්ත තානාපතිනිය ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමා හමුවෙයි

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ නෙදර්ලන්ත තානාපතිනි ටන්ජා ගොන්ග්‍රිජ් මහත්මිය හා ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද  රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමා අතර හමුවක්  අද 2020.09.10 දින අරලියගහ මන්දිරයේදී පැවැත්වුණි. මහ මැතිවරණයේ ලද ජයග්‍රහණය පිළිබඳව අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපපක්ෂ මැතිතුමාට සුභ පැතුම් එක් කළ  නෙදර්ලන්ත තානාපතිනිය කොවිඩ් -19 වසංගත තත්ත්වය පාලනය කිරීමට ශ්‍රී ලංකාව කටයුතු කළ ආකාරය පිළිබඳව  රජයට ප්‍රශංසා කළේය. අනතුරට […]

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FOREIGN RELATIONS in the CONTEXT of GEOPOLITICS

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

By Neville Ladduwahetty courtesy Island The Additional Secretary to the President for Foreign Relations, Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage in an interview stated: The foreign policy of the new government is based on some key pillars. The number one is neutrality. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has repeatedly stated in Sri Lanka and India and in his interaction […]

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Euthanasia: Political, Social and Health Dilemmas

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D. You don’t need to kill the patient to kill the pain –Dr. Andre Bourque University of Montréal Euthanasia or assisted suicide is a controversial topic that is defined as deliberate intervention undertaken with the express intention of ending a life, to relieve intractable suffering. Today several countries have legalized euthanasia and some view it as […]

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Chera, Chola, Pandya: Using Archaeological Evidence to Identify the Tamil Kingdoms or Homelands.

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

(Article) Published by University of Hawai’i Press DOI: 1 Chera, Chola, Pandya: Using Archaeological Evidence to Identify the Tamil Kingdoms of Early Historic South India Abraham, Shinu Anna. Asian Perspectives, Volume 42, Number 2, Fall 2003, pp. 207-223 (Article) Published by University of Hawai’i Press DOI: 1 Quote important in the identification of Tamilakam is […]

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OPINION-Muslim Marriages and One Country, One Law

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

BISTHAN BATCHA Courtesy Island Open Letter to Minister of Justice As you are aware, Muslim marriages in Sri Lanka centre around the Nikah and Walima in accordance with the tenets of Islam. The Nikah, which is Shariah-based and therefore immutable, is essentially a brief ceremony where, under the guidance of a pious Muslim male, vows […]

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President responds to claims on 20A and Premalal Jayasekara

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (10) responded to comments by the Opposition and its allies on the 20th Amendment to the Constitution and the court ruling on Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Ratnapura District Parliamentarian Premalal Gunasekara. Referring to the allegations by the Opposition during today’s meeting with State Ministers held at the Presidential […]

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Government pays attention to increase the number of national schools to one thousand

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The Government has decided to increase the total number of National Schools in the country to one thousand and to expedite the development of National Schools. This was stated at a discussion chaired by President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa with all state ministers at the Presidential Secretariat today (10). Meanwhile, the President and other […]

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Three (03) more persons confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 3,155

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News 03 arrivals from Kuwait, Singapore & the UAE, tested positive for COVID- 19, increasing total infected in Sri Lanka to 3,155.

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Shani Abeysekara fabricated false evidence – Witness at the Presidential commission (Video)

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News It was stated today that the weapons found in connection with the arrest of former DIG Vass Gunawardena in the Mohammed Siyam murder case was fabrication by a group including Shani Abeysekera. This was when Inspector Irosh Villawarachchi testified before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on Political Victimisation.

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