Archive for November 10th, 2020

Coronavirus vaccine: Medicine not money motivates husband and wife behind the jab

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Oliver Moody , Berlin Courtesy The Times On the morning of their wedding Ozlem Tureci and her groom Ugur Sahin turned up to the laboratory as usual. After a brief interlude at the register office they put their white coats back on and returned to work. It was this tranquil single-mindedness that made Dr Tureci, […]

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SCIENCE BEHIND BURYING COVID 19 INFECTED DEAD BODIES.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Ranjiith Soysa Attn the HON ALI SABRY Dear Minister.kindly note the following.Thanks SCIENCE BEHIND BURYING COVID 19 INFECTED DEAD BODIES. ,,,,WHO RECOMMENDATIONS SUIT TEMPERATE COUNTRIES ,NOT TROPICAL HIGH RAIN HIGH TEMPERATURE COUNTRIES The Sri Lankan Scientist- – by Meththika Vithanage – – Prof. Meththika Vithanage (Ph.D. in Hydrogeology; Prof. in Natural Resources) Director, Ecosphere Resilience […]

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Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine: ‘Normal life by spring’ after jab stops 9 in 10 infections

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Courtesy The Times Britain should be heading back to normal by the spring, scientists said yesterday, after the announcement of a vaccine that is 90 per cent effective in stopping the coronavirus. Jonathan Van-Tam, the deputy chief medical officer for England, said that the huge milestone” meant this wave of infection could be the last […]

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How will Covid-19 vaccine be rolled out and who will get it first?

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Rhys Blakely, Science Correspondent Chris Smyth, Whitehall Editor |Kat Lay, Health Editor Courtesy The Times Vaccine developed by Pfizer and Biontech could be approved for use as early as next month. Getting it to clinics and into the arms of the British population will be one of the biggest challenges faced by a peacetime government. The […]

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UK National Health Service plans to vaccinate one million every week

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Courtesy The Times ((UK) Health service ready to give first doses next month, insists Hancock A million people a week could be vaccinated against coronavirus under NHS plans to ensure a jab can be administered as quickly as it is manufactured. All over-65s may be able to get the Pfizer jab before Easter if it is approved, […]

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Pathfinder Indian Ocean Security Conference speeches

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Press Release  The Pathfinder Indian Ocean Security Conference as a webinar Inaugural Session held on 10th, November 2020 and it will continue next two days as the three sessions. The first, on Maritime Security and Freedom of Navigation, will be moderated by Prof. Raja C. Mohan, Director-Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore; […]

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අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමාගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් රු.මිලියන හයසීයක ඉන්දු-ලංකා ප්‍රජා සංවර්ධන ව්‍යාපෘති ගිවිසුම අලුත්වෙයි

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය ඉන්දියානු ආධාර ප්‍රදාන යටතේ රුපියල් මිලියන හයසීයකට අධික වියදමකින් මෙරට ක්‍රියාත්මක කරන ප්‍රජා සංවර්ධන ව්‍යාපෘති සඳහා ශ්‍රී ලංකාව සහ ඉන්දියාව අද 2020.11.10 දින අවබෝධතා ගිවිසුමකට එළැඹිණි. මුදල් අමාත්‍යංශ ලේකම් එස්.ආර්.ආටිගල මහතා හා මෙරට ඉන්දීය මහ කොමසාරිස් ගෝපාල් බාග්ලේ මහතා මෙම ගිවිසුමට අත්සන් තැබූහ. මෙම ගිවිසුම 2005 වර්ෂයේදී වත්මන් ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ […]

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කොවිඞ්-19 වසංගතයේ බලපෑමට ලක්ව සිටින ඇඟළුම් ක්ෂෙත‍්‍රයේ සහ අපනයන සේවක ක්ෂෙත‍්‍රයේ සේවක සේවිකාවන් සඳහා නිදහස් වෙළඳ කලාප සහ පොදු සේවා සේවක සංගමය ඒකාබද්ධ ඇඟළුම් කර්මාන්තශාලා හිමියන්ගේ සංසදයට ඉදිරිපත් කරන ලද ඉල්ලීම්

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

General Services Employees Union කොවිඞ්-19 වසංගතය සඳහා යෝජිත ප‍්‍රතිචාර සේවක පක්ෂයේ සහ සේව්‍ය පක්ෂයේ නියෝජිතයින්ගෙන් සැදුම්ලත් ද්විපාර්ශවික සෞඛ්‍ය කමිටු ආයතන මට්ටමින් පිහිටුවීම සහ එමගින් සෞඛ්‍ය විධිවිධාන ක‍්‍රියාත්මක කිරීම පිළිබඳව නිතිපතා විමර්ශනය කිරීම සහ ඒ පිළිබඳව ඇඟළුම් කර්මාන්තශාලා හිමියන්ගේ සංසදය විසින් පිහිටුවනු ලබන ජාතික ද්විපාර්ශවික සෞඛ්‍ය කමිටුවට වාර්ථා කිරීම මෙම සෞඛ්‍ය කමිටුව විසින් පහත දැක්වෙන විධිවිධාන […]

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FROM SRI LANKA WITH LOVE-Tribute to Sean Connery (1930-2020)

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Rohan Abeygunawardena,Nugegoda. The 32 year old six footer who thrilled the youths as well as adults in Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) in early sixties is no more. His full name is Thomas Sean Connery died on 31 October2020, five days after his 90th birthday. Sean became an overnight sensation when the English movie ‘Dr. No’ […]

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A Message of Congratulations to the newly elected President of USA,

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Ven. Dr. Omalpe Sobhita Thero President Justice for Animals & Nature Sri Lanka Hon. Joseph Biden We wish to congratulate the newly elected President of the USA, Mr. Joseph Biden on a spectacular victory, on behalf of the Justice for Animals & Nature of Sri Lanka, and extend our warmest wishes for a successful period […]

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Lanka could look forward to fruitful bilateral ties with US under Biden

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Mirror Biden’s nuanced approach to China and his development-orientation will suit Sri Lanka under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Colombo, November 10: Going by the policy pronouncements made by the US President-elect Joe Biden during the poll campaign, it seems that Sri Lanka can hope for better understanding from, and fruitful bilateral cooperation with, the […]

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Burial of Covid-19 victims: Govt will not oppose if health sector approves

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The government will only take a decision to bury Muslim citizens who died due to Covid-19 disease on the advice of a committee appointed by the Ministry of Health, Minister of Environment Mahinda Amaraweera said. Responding to questions on whether the government has taken a decision to bury Muslims who died […]

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Still no change to current procedure of cremation: Health Ministry

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya Courtesy The Daily Mirror Ministry of Health says that it has not taken a decision to change the current procedure of cremation of those who succumbed to COVID-19, Health Ministry Spokesman Dr. Jayaruwan Bandara said. He said the current decision to cremate corpses of persons who tested positive for COVID-19 was taken […]

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Sri Lanka confirms 41st death from Covid-19

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 death toll climbed to 41 as another person infected with the virus passed away, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed. The Department Government Information said the victim is a 48-year-old male residing in Ragama area. Reports revealed that he had been suffering from cancer for a long period of time. […]

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430 tested positive for COVID-19 Today

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Another 125 have tested positive for COVID-19. All are close contacts of previous patients.  The total reported cases today increases to 430 with this 125 persons. 

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Parliamentary council observations to appoint 06 Supreme court judges

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Courtesy  Hiru News Parliamentary council observations to appoint 06 Supreme court judges

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Bodies of covid-19 victims to be buried or cremated? (Video)

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News There is a debate as to whether the bodies of covid-19 victims should be cremated or buried. However, Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said that permission would be granted in the future to bury the bodies.

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