Archive for September 14th, 2020

Ruwan wins the vote to succeed Ranil

Monday, September 14th, 2020

H. L. D. Mahindapala When the Working Committee of the UNP met yesterday at Siri Kotha  to decide who will succeed the Leader, Ranil Wickremesinghe, the voting was decisive: 28 voted for Ruwan Wijewardene and 10 voted for  Ravi Karunanayake, according to informed Party sources. It was a secret ballot. Shamal Senarath prepared the ballot […]

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A Story from Coffee. Ideas for our economic revival.

Monday, September 14th, 2020

By Garvin Karunaratne , former G.A.Matara The other day, locked down in Sri Lanka because of the Corona,  I ran out of the Starbucks Coffee I had brought with me. Being a coffee connoisseur,  the tastes of Island, Hariischandra and Wijeya Coffee did not satisfy me. I have yet to find Soul Coffee.  They are […]

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People mandated to a new constitution, which must ensure Security, Safety, Law & Order, & Development:Please empower president with full executive powers without delay. -Public

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Sunil Yatalamatta Gamage  Almost 41 years ago the first president of this country who had a long nose introduced a constitution which he boasted himself that he is capable to do anything in his power as the president, except converting man to a woman and women to man. he belong to present day demised UNP […]

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MCC – A Crime like no other!

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Sarath Bulathsinghala 14 Sep 2020 What is the use of all the sacrifices people have been asked to go through and are making if the likes of MCC come to pass. People will be made vassals in their own country. The nation is being encouraged to save, to grow, to be more self-reliant, to be […]

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The Baseless & Diabolical Claim Of Tamil Genocide In Sri Lanka It’s Genesis and The Way to Eliminate It-A New Zealand Perspective-Webinar 16.8.20

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Dr. Chula Rajapakse MNZM FRCP(UK)FRACP( Aust/NZ) Wellington New Zealand The about 10% Tamil minority in Sri Lanka were the privileged minority of one hundred and fifty years of  Divide and Rule” British Colonial administration, while the about 75% Sinhalese majority were the oppressed and disadvantaged majority, as they posed  the greatest threat to the colonial […]

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ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ඉතාලියේ තානාපතිනිය සහ ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමා අතර හමුවක්

Monday, September 14th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ඉතාලි තානාපතිනි රීටා ජුලියානා මැනෙල්ලා මහත්මිය අද 2020.09.14 දින අරලියගහ මන්දිරයේදී  ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමා හමුවූවාය. ඉතාලිය හා ශ්‍රී ලංකාව අතර සහයෝගයෙන් කටයුතු කළ හැකි ක්ෂේත්‍ර ගණනාවක් පිළිබඳව දෙරටේ නියෝජිතයෝ මෙහිදී සාකච්ඡා කළහ. ඉතාලි රජය මේ වන විටත් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ග්‍රාමීය සංවර්ධන හා කෘෂිකාර්මික ව්‍යාපෘති සඳහා ආධාර ලබා දී […]

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ජාත්‍යන්තර ප්‍රජාතන්ත්‍රවාදී දින පණිවිඩය

Monday, September 14th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය ජාත්‍යන්තර ප්‍රජාතන්ත්‍රවාදී දිනය ලෝකයේ ප්‍රජාතන්ත්‍රවාදයේ තත්ත්වය සමාලෝචනය කිරීමට අවස්ථාවක් සපයයි.” ප්‍රජාතන්ත්‍රවාදය සුරක්ෂිත කළ රටක අග්‍රාමාත්‍යවරයා වශයෙන් ජාත්‍යන්තර ප්‍රජාතන්ත්‍රවාදී දිනයට සමගාමීව පණිවිඩයක් නිකුත් කිරීමට ලැබීම පිළිබඳව මම ප්‍රථමයෙන් සතුටට පත් වෙමි. ප්‍රජාතන්ත්‍රවාදය ශක්තිමත් කිරීම හා තහවුරු කිරීම සඳහා ලොව රටවල් දිරිමත් කරමින් 2007 දී එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ මහා මණ්ඩලය සෑම වරසකම සැප්තැම්බර් 15 වන […]

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With a ministry of its own now, Sri Lanka’s Batik industry is poised for growth

Monday, September 14th, 2020

By B.A.Hussainmiya Courtesy NewsIn.Asia B.A.Hussainmiya suggests integration of the dispersed cottage industry to enable it to grow both stylistically and economically. Colombo, September 14 (newsin.asia): In the latest round of Ministerial appointments made by the new Gotabaya Rajapaksa government in Sri Lanka, the Batik industry has been given an elevated status. For the first time, […]

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Crushing LTTE: Gotabaya’s armed forces shape up

Monday, September 14th, 2020

By P.K. Balachandran/Ceylon Today  Courtesy NewsIn.Asia The inspiring story of the Sri Lankan armed forces’ make over done by Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa is told in a gripping way by the current Defense Secretary Maj.Gen.(Rtd) Kamal Gunaratne. Colombo, September 14: In 2005, when Gotabaya Rajapaksa took over as Sri Lanka’s Defense Secretary at the request […]

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Will study 20A in depth before making recommendations: Minister Peiris

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Lahiru Pothmulla Courtesy The Daily Mirror The committee chaired by Minister of Education Professor G. L. Peiris which was appointed to look into the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, will study it in depth before making recommendations, Minister Peiris today said. Cabinet ministers Udaya Gammanpila, Ali Sabry, Nimal Siripala de Silva, Wimal Weerawansa and State […]

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Ranil to continue as UNP Leader till early Jan.

Monday, September 14th, 2020

JAMILA HUSAIN Courtesy The Daily Mirror Ranil Wickremesinghe will continue as the leader of the United National Party at least till early January despite his earlier announcement that he is ready to resign and appoint a new leader, senior party sources told Daily Mirror yesterday just after a secret ballot elected former Gampaha District MP […]

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Ruwan Wijewardene elected UNP Deputy Leader

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Former MP Ruwan Wijewardene has been elected as the Deputy Leader of the United National Party (UNP). He was reportedly elected to the position following a secret ballot held during the UNP’s Working Committee meeting today (14). Former Minister and UNP Vice Leader Ravi Karunanayake had also contested for the position. Former State […]

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President instructs to implement plans to meet domestic liquid milk demand

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed officials to implement a short-term and long-term plan in collaboration with the public, private sectors and small-scale farmers to meet the local demand for liquid milk. The President stressed the need to improve grass cultivation, dairy cow breeding and research institute services in order to achieve the set […]

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Covid-19: nine new cases brings total to 3,262

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Nine more novel coronavirus cases have been identified increasing the total number of confirmed cases reported in the country thus far to 3,262. According to the Govt. Information Department, five passengers who arrived from United Arab Emirates (UAE) and another four arrivals from Bangladesh tested positive for Covid-19. Accordingly, 28 new cases have […]

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UN rights chief urges UNHRC to give renewed attention to Sri Lanka

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The United Nations human rights chief said on Monday that she is troubled that the new Government of Sri Lanka is swiftly reneging on its commitments” to the Human Rights Council since it withdrew its support for resolution 30/1. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet also warned that the proposed 20th […]

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Sri Lanka’s 13th COVID-19 death reported

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The person who passed away at the Chilaw Hospital earlier this evening (14) has been identified to have been infected with COVID-19, confirmed the Department of Government Information. The deceased is a 60-year-old seaman who had been undergoing quarantine after returning from abroad, according to Dr. Sudath Samaraweera of the Epidemiology Unit of […]

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