Archive for November 11th, 2020

Orientation Programme for Ambassadors/High Commissioner designates

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . Canada 10 November 2020 Admiral Prof. Jayanath ColombageForeign SecretarySri Lanka Ministry of Foreign AffairsRepublic BuildingSir Baron Jayathilake MawathaColombo 01Sri Lanka Dear Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage: It was with great admiration that I read the Press Release from your Ministry which said – […]

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‘Truth and Science’ has won the US presidential election; will America win the world through it?

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

By Rohana R. Wasala America is the most religious and the most nationalistic country in the world, in addition to being the only global superpower. When the Democrats who fought the election on a platform of ‘Truth and Science’ defeated the Republicans who were guided or misguided by a person/a cult figure (instead of a […]

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The Covid pandemic: broadening the discourse

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

By ASOKA BANDARAGE Courtesy Asian Times It is time for a more balanced way of living that respects the environment and upholds bioregionalism SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, has been spreading exponentially across the world over the last 10 or so months. More than a third of the global population has been placed on lockdown. The global […]

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අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමා පොතුවිල් මුහුදු මහා විහාරයේ නිරීක්ෂණ චාරිකාවක

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය අම්පාර, පොතුවිල් පිහිටි ඵෙතිහාසික මුහුදු මහා විහාරයේ නිරීක්ෂණ චාරිකාවක් සඳහා ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමන් අද 2020.11.11 දින එක්විය. විහාරස්ථානයට පැමිණි ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමා ආගමික වතාවත්වල නිරතවීමෙන් අනතුරුව ගරුතර මහා සංඝරත්නයේ  ආශිර්වාද ලබා ගත්තේය. ඵෙතිහාසික මුහුදු මහා විහාරයේ විහාරාධිපති, නැගෙනහිර පළාතේ ප්‍රධාන සංඝනායක, වරකාපොළ ඉන්දසිරි නාහිමි, අක්කරේපත්තුව ශ්‍රී විජයරාමාධිපති දේවගොඩ සෝරත හිමි, බෞද්ධයා නාලිකාවේ […]

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Request for donations for Sri Lanka to help with recent Covid-19 outbreak

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Ven. Walpola Piyananda Dear Sir/Madam,  Sri Lanka’s governments’ timely actions from when the COVID-19 virus first entered the country helped keep the situation under control for a long period of time. Recently the situation has quickly escalated and several Covid-19 positive clusters were found from the community. Therefore there is a quarantine curfew currently in […]

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අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමාගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් දීඝවාපී චෛත්‍යයේ ප්‍රතිසංස්කරණ කටයුතු ඇරඹෙයි

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය සොළොස්මස්ථාන වලට අයත් නැගෙනහිර පළාතේ පිහිටි වැදගත්කමින් හා විශාලත්වයෙන් ප්‍රමුඛස්ථානය ගන්නා දීඝවාපී පුද බිමෙහි ඇති චෛත්‍ය රාජයාණන් වහන්සේ ප්‍රතිසංස්කරණය කිරීමේ සමාරම්භක අවස්ථාවට ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමන් අද 2020.11.11 දින එක්විය. ප්‍රථමයෙන් ආගමික වතාවත්වල නිරතවූ අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමා අනතුරුව පිරිත් සඡ්ජායනා මධ්‍යයේ චෛත්‍ය රාජයාණන් වහන්සේ ප්‍රතිසංස්කරණය කිරීමේ සමාරම්භය වෙනුවෙන් මුල්ගල තැබීය. මෙම ඓතිහාසික අවස්ථාවේදී […]

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අධ්‍යාපනය පිළිබඳ ගැටඵ වලට විසදුම් සෙවීමේදී වගකීම් විරහිතව කටයුතු කිරීම සම්බන්ධවයි.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

ලංකා ගුරු සේවා සංගමය. ලේකම් අධ්‍යාපන අමාත්‍යංශය, ඉසුරුපාය, බත්තරමුල්ල. ලේකම්තුමනි, අධ්‍යාපනය පිළිබඳ ගැටඵ වලට විසදුම් සෙවීමේදී වගකීම් විරහිතව කටයුතු කිරීම සම්බන්ධවයි. 2019 අ.පො.ස උසස් පෙළ විභාගයේ ප‍්‍රතිඵල මත විශ්වවිද්‍යාල ප‍්‍රවේශය සඳහා වන සීමා ලකුණු (ජමඑ දෙෙ ප්රනි* ගැටඵව පිළිබඳ මෙන්ම මීට පෙර වසංගත තත්වය පහව යාමත් සමග පාසල් විවෘත කිරීම, අ.පො.ස උසස් පෙළ විභාග පැවැත්වීම […]

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Tiny Georgia Wows Australia With Sri Lankan Cuisine!

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Courtesy hoteliers.global Georgia, a cute, talented and confident 11 year old competing in the Junior MasterChef contest in Australia, was crowned the winner this week. The announcement saw millions of viewers who were captivated by the little contestants flood the internet with heartwarming messages of happiness and appreciation. Georgia has Sri Lankan roots and is […]

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Re: Mr. Bodhi Dhanapala’s personal attacks on Professor Wimalawansa

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Sunil Wimalawansa  Dear Editor:  It is very unfortunate that most of the comments by the author of the email below are unfounded, scientifically incorrect, and is geared to nothing else but character assassination.  Just because a person disagrees, there is no reason to attack him or her and engage in assassination.  This is scandalous and […]

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No final decision on East Container Terminal taken yet, says Sri Lanka

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Meera Srinivasan  Colombo |  Courtesy The Hindu BusinessLine Although the Sri Lankan government is yet to declare its final position on developing the strategic East Container Terminal (ECT) at the Colombo Port jointly with India and Japan — agreed in May 2019 by the previous government — Port worker unions that are resisting the project […]

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Now, SJB MP says she renounced British citizenship in 2015

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

by Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island …received official SL passport as Ranminithenna Chairperson Dissident Samagi Jana Balavegaya (SJB) MP Dayana Gamage yesterday said that she had renounced her British citizenship in 2015 to launch her full time political career here. She insisted that she had obtained an official Sri Lankan passport in her capacity as […]

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Passenger bus services entering and exiting Western Province suspended

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana All passenger bus services that enter and exit the Western Province have been temporarily suspended.  State Minister of Bus Transport Services Dilum Amunugama stated that all passenger bus services have been suspended from leaving the Western Province until midnight on November 15 (Sunday). He also said that buses from other areas have been […]

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626 Covid-19 cases reported so far today

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror A total of 317 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported a short while ago increasing the total cases detected today to 626, Army Commander Shavendra Silva said. He said all the patients have been identified as close contacts of the Peliyagoda cluster.

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Sri Lanka confirms 46th COVID-19 death

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka’s Director General of Health Services has confirmed another COVID-19 death, bringing the death toll from the virus to 46 in the country.  A 63-year-old male from Imbulgoda has passed away while receiving treatment at the Maharagama Apeksha Hospital.  The PCR test carried out at post mortem has confirmed that he was […]

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Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V is 92% effective & causes no serious side effects – preliminary report on Phase III trial

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Courtesy RT The developers of Russia’s pioneering Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine say their formula appears to show 92 percent efficacy and no serious side effects, based on the preliminary results of a large-scale Phase III clinical trial. The vaccine is being tested in a large-scale double-blind survey involving 40,000 volunteers. Preliminary results based on the […]

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Travel out of the Western Province suspended until 15

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Army Commander Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva stated that no one will be permitted to travel out of the Western Province with immedite effect until midnight on the 15th of this month (November)

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