Archive for October 8th, 2020

Response to Kate Cronin-Furman on ‘No Accountability for war crimes in Sri Lanka’

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

When the author is an attendee of UNSC Resolution 1373 proscribed LTTE front TGTE’s 9thsitting of a ‘utopian Parliament’ in Boston, USA from 18-20 May, 2018there is little that needs to be said about her anti-Sri Lankan article. However, let us address her harangue. Author claims LTTE was decisively defeated at the cost of ‘tens […]

More >

Covid-19 human biological weapon vs LTTE human suicide bombers

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

The world was in for a shock with the dawning of 2020. An unknown virus hit first China and spread across the world like wildfire. Since the first death in January 2020 as of 7thOctober 2020 (10 months) the death toll worldwide is over 1million (1,060,443). No one still knows how the virus came about […]

More >

THE SINHALA BUDDHIST CIVILIZATION OF SRI LANKA Part 1A

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS This essay is a preliminary to the study of the modern Sinhala Buddhist civilization of Sri Lanka.  This essay draws attention to   those aspects of Asia’s Buddhist civilization, which are not well known and have not received much attention in Sri Lanka. Buddhism, which originated in north India in the 6th century BC, […]

More >

THE SINHALA BUDDHIST CIVILIZATION OF SRI LANKA PT 1B

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS The Buddhist doctrine was formalized   in the three Councils held after the death of the Buddha. The first Council was held at Rajgir under King Ajatasattu (492 to 460 BC) three months after the death of the Buddha.  A major part of the Sutta and Vinaya pitaka were decided at this Council. Second […]

More >

The American Neo-conservatives: Who They Are, Their History, and Their Global Impact

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Sriyan de Silva Contents Defining CharacteristicsA Historical Perspective of the Neo-Conservative Movement  and Its AgendaGlobal Impact of Neo-Conservatism and the Ravages of WarAn Overall Conclusion Defining Characteristics In discussing the Neo-Conservative movement [the adherents of which are commonly referred to as ‘Neo-cons’, which term will be used throughout this Paper to refer to them], it […]

More >

Persistent effort to push Sri Lanka towards Indian solutions

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

S. Akurugoda According to the news item appeared in The Island under the heading ‘Address Tamils aspirations within united Sri Lanka, and implement 13th Amendment’ dated 28th September 2020, Indian Prime Minister  Narendra Modi has urged Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa  to carry forward the process of reconciliation with the implementation of the Thirteenth Amendment to […]

More >

“ගෞරවනීය රැකියා” – ගරුත්වයක් ඇති රැකියා සහ වරදකාර හැගීමෙන් තොර ඇගළුම් කර්මාන්තයක්

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

නිදහස් වෙළඳ කලාප සහ පොදු සේවා සේවක සංගමය 2020 ඔක්තෝම්බර 07 වන දින මාධ්‍ය නිවේදනය ප්‍රවෘත්ති කතෘ ප්‍රවෘත්ති අධ්‍යක‍ෂ සිය`ඵම විද්්‍යුත් සහ මුද්‍රිත මාධ්‍ය zzගෞරවනීය රැකියාZZ – ගරුත්වයක් ඇති රැකියා සහ වරදකාර හැගීමෙන් තොර ඇගළුම් කර්මාන්තයක් අද ඔක්තෝමබර 07 වන දින zzලෝක ගෞරවනීය රැකියා දිනයZZ වේ. ලොව පුරා රැකියා සම්බන්ධ ඇගයුම් කෙරෙන දිනය අද ය. […]

More >

Building Buses, Coaches and Lorries

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Garvin Karunaratne former Government Agent, Matara Buses, coaches, lorries and vans  can easily be built in Sri Lanka  using local timber. There are good carpenters who are experts at the job . When I was a young boy in the Forties I lived near the South Western Bus Co in Ratmalana and have seen coaches been built […]

More >

CLARITY MATTERS

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

By Rohana R. Wasala While surfing the net this morning (October 6) I saw a flash of a You Tube video purportedly uploaded by Niroshan Premaratne, former UPFA Matara District MP (2015-20) from Wimal Weerawansa led Jatika Nidahas Peramuna. He failed to enter parliament in the general  election held on August 5 this year. It […]

More >

Is India pushing Sri Lanka beyond?

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Palitha Senanaake The Press and social media in Sri Lanka had been awash these days with what transpired at the recent summit between the Sri Lankan Prime Minister and his Indian counterpart Hon. Narendra Modi. The reason for this media interest had been the controversial request made my Mr. Modi, in response to Sri Lanka’s […]

More >

සාගර විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ භෞතික හා මානව සම්පත් පුළුල් කිරීමට අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමා උපදෙස් දෙයි

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය සෞභාග්‍යයේ දැක්ම යටතේ සාගර විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ ධීවර, සමුද්‍රීය හා නාවික ඉංජිනේරු ක්ෂේත්‍රවල වෘත්තීය හා අධ්‍යාපන අවස්ථා පුළුල් කිරීමට අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමා අද 2020.10.08 දින උපදෙස් දුන්නේය. සාගර විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ භෞතික හා මානව සම්පත් සංවර්ධනයට අදාළව අරලියගහ මන්දිරයේ පැවැති හමුවකදී අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමා මේ බව සඳහන් කළේය. ශ්‍රී ලංකා සාගර විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය හම්බන්තොට දිස්ත්‍රික්කයේ […]

More >

ජාත්‍යන්තර තැපැල් දින පණිවිඩය

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

මහින්ද රාජපක්‍ෂ ශ්‍රී ලංකා ප්‍රජාතාන්ත්‍රික සමාජවාදී ජනරජයේ අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය වර්ෂ 1874 ඔක්තෝබර් 09 වැනිදා ඓතිහාසික බර්න් ගිවිසුම අත්සන් කරමින් ආරම්භ කළ ජෙනරල් පෝස්ට් යූනියන් (General Postal Union) සංවිධානය වර්ෂ 1878 දී  විශ්ව තැපැල් සංගමය (Universal Postal Union -UPU) බවට පරිවර්තනය විය. ලෝක සමුළුවක් වශයෙන් 1874 දී තැපැල් සංගමය නිර්මාණය වීමත් සමඟ ඊටම ආවේනික වූ දිනයක් නොමැති […]

More >

US and China now in open confrontation over Sri Lanka

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

By P. K. Balachandran/ Courtesy Daily Express The US envoy’s comments on Sino-Lankan relations drew a strong riposte from the Chinese embassy Colombo, October 7: The United States and China are now openly and officially fighting over Sri Lanka, shedding any reservations they may have had about making the island nation a bone of contention. […]

More >

Soft power plays in Sri Lanka: US vs China

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

By Lakna Paranamanna/Ceylon Today Lakna Paranamanna on why the US is losing out in the soft power game in Sri Lanka Hollywood has been one of the most effective soft power instruments of America; a medium that charmed the global citizen on liberal values, popular culture and the ‘American way of life’. The recent release […]

More >

Stern action against Brandix employees who evaded Police: Police Spokesperson

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Courtesy Ceylon Today Of the 1402 employees at the Minuwangoda Brandix Apparel factory, only 125 employees reported themselves to the Police today (8). However, 245 employees had reported themselves yesterday (7), said the Police Media Spokesperson, DIG Ajith Rohana.  But, according to State Intelligence Service and the Department of Census and Statistics, few workers have […]

More >

Commission report: Possibility to acquire ETI properties and institute legal action against the owners (Video)

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Courtesy   Hiru News The report of the Presidential Commission appointed to look into the irregularities of the ETI institution has been handed over to President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. The commission have pointed out in its report that there is a possibility of taking over the properties owned by ETI to the government and to take legal […]

More >

Covid Brandix Cluster update: 9 more tested positive for Covid-19

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News UPDATE: One more worker from the Minuwangoda Brandix garment factory & 8 close contacts of the workers tested positive for Covid-19.

More >

18 year old arrested for spreading false news on social media

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News A 18 year old youth was arrested by CID in Meetiyagoda for publishing a false news item regarding curfew on social media using the Presidential Secretariat letterhead.

More >

14 hospitals allocated to treat coronavirus infected patients – Head of the Epidemiology Unit (video)

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News At present 14 hospitals have been allocated for the admission of coronavirus infected people.< Head of the Epidemiology Unit, Dr. Sudath Samaraweera stated that 14 hospitals including IDH, Welikanda, Minuwangoda and Theldeniya have been allocated. Meanwhile, 526 employees of the Minuwangoda Brandix garment factory and their associates are currently being quarantined at […]

More >

Copyright © 2020 LankaWeb.com. All Rights Reserved. Powered by Wordpress