Archive for November 20th, 2020

“Those whom the Gods wish to destroy they first make them mad”, is this a classical quotation or a phenomenon before us now?

Friday, November 20th, 2020

By Raj Gonsalkorale In respect to the considerable research done on the quotation noted above, Roger Pearse, in his blog (https://www.roger-pearse.com/weblog/2015/10/31/is-those-whom-the-gods-wish-to-destroy-they-first-make-mad-a-classical-quotation/comment-page-1/), says I learn that in fact it is a note on Sophocles Antigone, l.620, by a scholiast.  The idea itself is present in Homer, Odyssey, IX, 492-3. In the tragedy Antigone, of Sophocles, in verses 620-623, it said something similar: […]

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National integration and 13th A

Friday, November 20th, 2020

N.A.de S. Amaratunga National integration would mean that in a country which is inhabited by several ethnic communities everyone would harbour similar feelings and thinking about matters of national interest like independence, territorial integrity, sovereignty etc. Development of such sentiments cannot be forced on a people. In this regard what the Indian philosopher S. Radhakrishna […]

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THE POHOTTUWA GOVERNMENT OF SRI LANKA Part 2 C5d

Friday, November 20th, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS After the 2015 election, the US got into several critical sectors, the Sri Lanka‘s economy, Sri Lanka‘s Parliament and Sri Lanka‘s armed forces. ‘We want to see Sri Lanka as a truly democratic, prosperous, happy and reconciled country in the future,’ US said. . The House Democracy Partnership of the US House of […]

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THE POHOTTUWA GOVERNMENT OF SRI LANKA Part 2 C5c

Friday, November 20th, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS Revised 21.11.10 US intervened in the two Presidential elections of in January 2010 and January 2015. US wished to somehow defeat Mahinda Rajapaksa and put a US puppet on the throne. It is well known that the US meddled in the Presidential elections of 2010 and 2015, said the media. US ambassador Michelle […]

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THE POHOTTUWA GOVERNMENT OF SRI LANKA Part 2 C5b

Friday, November 20th, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS When J.R. Jayewardene (Yankee Dickie”) became President, 1977- 1978 and 1978 – 1989, there was an open tilt towards the USA. JR paid a state visit to USA in June 1984, during his second term in office. This was the first state visit to USA by a Sri Lanka Head of state. It […]

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UNITY IS PARAMOUNT!

Friday, November 20th, 2020

BY Dr Sripali Vaiamon As a Democrat from Sri lanka who was not so strongly involved even during  school days, wish to suggest,  in AMERICA as well as CANADA what we predominantly willing  to maintain is  UNITY,among all the neighbours,.I was a broadcaster and after my retirement I migrated to CANADA .As I know PM […]

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පෑලියගොඩ මැනිං වෙළෙඳ සංකීර්ණය අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමාගේ සුරතින් ජනතා අයිතියට පත් වෙයි

Friday, November 20th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය පෑලියගොඩ මැනිං වෙළෙඳ සංකීර්ණය (Manin Market) අද 2020.11.20 දින ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය හා නාගරික සංවර්ධන හා නිවාස අමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමාගේ සුරතින් විවෘත වුණි. එම අවස්ථාව සඳහා එක්වුණු අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමා සමරු ඵලකය නිරාවරණය කරමින් වෙළඳ සංකීර්ණය විවෘත කළේය. අනතුරුව එය අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමාගේ නිරීක්ෂණයට ලක් වුණි. පහසුකම් රැසකින් සමන්විත මෙම නව මැනිං වෙළඳ සංකීර්ණයේ ඉදිකිරීම් කටයුතු […]

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අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමාගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් හම්බන්තොට වරාය කාර්මික උද්‍යානයේ මෙතෙක් විශාලම අයෝජන ගිවිසුමට අත්සන් තබයි

Friday, November 20th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය ලොව ප්‍රමුඛතම ටයර් නිෂ්පාදන සමාගමක්වන චීනයේ ෂැන්ඩොං හහෝවා ටයර් සමාගම අමෙරිකානු ඩොලර් මිලියන 300ක් ආයෝජනය කරමින් හම්බන්තොට වරාය කාර්මික උද්‍යානයේ ආරම්භ කරන කර්මාන්තශාලාවේ ගිවිසුම්ගතවීම ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමාගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් ඊයේ 2020.11.19 දින සිදුවිය. කොළඹ විජේරාමේ පිහිටි අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය නිල නිවසේ සිට මෙම ගිවිසුම්ගතවීමේ අවස්ථාවට වීඩියෝ තාක්ෂණය ඔස්සේ අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමා, ක්‍රීඩා […]

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ශෝක පණිවිඩය — නාපානේ පේමසිරි නාහිමි

Friday, November 20th, 2020

මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ  ශ්‍රී ලංකා ප්‍රජාතාන්ත්‍රික සමාජවාදී ජනරජයේ අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහනුවර, හුරීකඩුව ශ්‍රී  විද්‍යාසාගර මහා පිරිවෙනේ අධ්‍යක්ෂ හා විහාරාධිපති, ශාසනසෝභන,                  ත්‍රිපිටකවාගීශ්වරාචාර්ය, සිරි සීලවංශ වංශාලංකාර, ශාසනකීර්ති ශ්‍රී, රාජකීය පණ්ඩිත, විනයාචාර්ය,          විනයවිශාරද, අග්‍ගමහාපණ්ඩිත, ශ්‍රී ලංකා රාමඤ්ඤ මහනිකායේ මහනායක ධුරන්ධර, අතිගෞරවාර්හ නාපාන පේමසිරි මහනායක මහා ස්වාමින්වහන්සේ  අපවත් වූ පුවත සැළවීමෙන් මම බලවත් සේ සංවේගයට පත්වීමි. ඓතිහාසික මහනුවර දිස්ත්‍රික්කයට අයත් පාතදුම්බර […]

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තරුණ ව්‍යවසායකයින් වෙනුවෙන් තැනෙන Q-shop දහසක් ව්‍යාපෘතිය අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමා ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් ඇරඹෙයි

Friday, November 20th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය තරුණ ව්‍යවසායකයින් සඳහා වෙළඳපොළ අවස්ථා නිර්මාණය කෙරෙන Q-shop ව්‍යාපෘතියට අදාළ සමාරම්භක අවස්ථාව ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමාගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් රාජ්‍ය වාණිජ (විවිධ) නීතිගත සංස්ථා පරිශ්‍රයේදී ඊයේ 2020.11.19 දින පැවැත්විණි. එහිදී ප්‍රථම Q-shop වෙළඳසැල ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමාගේ සුරතින් විවෘත විය. ගුණාත්මක භාවයෙන් ඉහළ රාජ්‍ය අංශයේ හා ස්වදේශික පෞද්ගලික නිෂ්පාදකයන්ගේ භාණ්ඩ සෘජුවම පාරිභෝගිකයා වෙත නිකුත් කරමින් […]

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TNA opposes burial of coronavirus victims

Friday, November 20th, 2020

By Dinasena Ratugamage Courtesy The Island Vanni District TNA MP Selvam Addaikalanathan has declared that the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is opposed to the move to bury Muslim covid victims in the Mannar District, under any circumstances. TELO leader Addaikalanathan, issuing a statement on behalf of the TNA said the Tamil community wouldn’t accept burials […]

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Police in Germany launch homicide probe into doctor who allegedly gave 2 Covid patients lethal injection

Friday, November 20th, 2020

Courtesy RT German police are investigating a doctor who allegedly killed two critically ill Covid-19 patients, who were being treated in intensive care, with a lethal injection, a spokesperson said on Friday. The doctor, who has worked at Essen University Hospital as a senior physician since February, was arrested on November 18 on suspicion of […]

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Landmark Judgment Victory for Public Service

Friday, November 20th, 2020

By Kamal Mahendra Weeraratne Courtesy Ceylon Today A landmark judgment by the Court of Appeal on Thursday (19), became the hot topic of this week. That was none other than the verdict which acquitted Lalith Weeratunga, former Secretary to President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Anusha Palpita former Director-General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) from the […]

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PM gifted vintage car, the first vehicle he owned

Friday, November 20th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was gifted his first vehicle, a FIAT 124 Sports Coopé, by the family which bought the vehicle from Rajapaksa years ago. S. A. Amarasiri who had purchased the vehicle from Mr. Rajapaksa had owned the vehicle until his demise. Mr. Amarasiri had also won a motor rally […]

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Appeals Court quashes charges in murder case against Minister Janaka Bandara

Friday, November 20th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana An indictment filed by the Attorney General against Minister Janaka Bandara Tennakoon over a murder that took place in 1999 has been revoked by the Court of Appeal. The verdict was delivered by the President of Appeals Court, Justice A.H.M.D. Nawaz and Justice Sobitha Rajakaruna today (20). In a writ application, Minister Tennakoon […]

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Police seek public assistance to locate IDH escapee

Friday, November 20th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The police are seeking public assistance to locate the Covid-19 positive woman who escaped from the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) in Angoda last night (19). The 25-year-old had fled from the hospital at around 9.10 pm yesterday, along with her two-year-old son who was also under medical care for novel coronavirus. However, the […]

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Another 220 COVID patients identified

Friday, November 20th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva has stated that another 220 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 today (20). All of the patients have been identified to be associates of previous patients.

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Lalith Weeratunga Sil Redi Acquittal – What about Zuhair siphoning money from TRCSL to produce “Thanapathi Gedara” film distorting History?

Friday, November 20th, 2020

Lalith Weeratunga, former President’s Secretary and Anusha Palpita, former DG of Telecommunications Regulatory Commission were acquitted and released from the charges by the Court of Appeal on 19 November 2020. The conviction by the Colombo High Court has been set aside.  Both were sentenced to 3year rigorous imprisonment for misappropriation of Rs.600m in violation of […]

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Courts – Lawyers & Land Owners omitted in setting up e-Land-Register

Friday, November 20th, 2020

The e-registers and the legislative path required to administer the e-register works well in developed nations, because of the effort made by specially trained legal academics who have been specially trained in electronics, registration law and modern property law. They are committed to evaluate the repercussions of the major reforms objectively without looking at the short-term […]

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