Archive for December 1st, 2020

Inquiry into the local medicine developed against COVID-19 (Video)

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed State Minister Channa Jayasumana to conduct a formal investigation into the drug developed by a local Ayurvedic doctor in Kegalle to control the COVID-19 virus. The directives were issued at the meeting of the COVID-19 Task Force which held today (01). Ayurvedic doctor Dhammika Bandara, a resident […]

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කොවිඩ් හෙළ ඔසුව ගැන පරීක්ෂණ සඳහා රාජ්‍ය අනුග්‍රහය

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

උපුටාගැණීම අද දෙරණ කොවිඩ් -19 වෛරසයට එරෙහිව දේශීය ව නිෂ්පාදනය කළ ඖෂධය පිළිබඳ වැඩිදුර පරික්ෂණය රාජ්‍ය අනුග්‍රහයෙන් සිදුකිරීමට ජනාධිපති ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ මහතා අනුමැතිය ලබා දී තිබේ. කොවිඩ් මර්දනය පිළිබඳ ජනාධිපති කාර්යය සාධක බළකාය අද (01) රැස්වූ අවස්ථාවේ දී දේශීය ඖෂධය පිළිබඳ සායනික පර්යේෂණ කටයුතු සිදු කිරීම ඖෂධ නිෂ්පාදන රාජ්‍ය අමාත්‍ය මහාචාර්ය චන්න ජයසුමන මහතා යටතට […]

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Gotabaya urges developing economies to exploit COVID-triggered opportunities

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

By P.K.Balachandran Courtesy NewsIn.Asia If these opportunities are exploited with new technologies and business models, they can lead to fortune, the Sri Lankan President told the Sri Lanka virtual economic summit on Tuesday. Colombo, December 1: The Sri Lankan President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, told the Sri Lanka Economic Virtual Summit 2020 on Tuesday, that the new […]

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Tamils vs LTTE: Prabakaran vs Wijeweera

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

By Shivanthi Ranasinghe  Courtesy Ceylon Today By Shivanthi Ranasinghe Recently TNA spokesmen and Parliamentarian MA Sumanthiran stated that while the JVP were allowed to commemorate Rohana Wijeweera’s death, the Tamils are forbidden to remember their dead. Very mischievously, Sumanthiran was not referring to the Tamil civilians who were taken hostage by the LTTE (of which […]

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Mahara prison riot: How pills meant for mental patients triggered violence

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy Island * Over 2,400 inmates on their own within complex * Death toll reachers 11, could rise further * Clashes among prisoners injure 80 * Doctor under investigation * Rioters popped more than 21,000 pills A high-level investigation into the Mahara Prison riot took an unexpected turn yesterday (1) following the […]

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Sri Lanka confirms 04 more fatalities from Covid-19

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 death toll escalated to 122 today (December 01), the Director-General of Health Services announced a short while ago. The new development came after the confirmation of 04 virus-related fatalities from Kolonnawa, Rajagiriya, Colombo 10 and Colombo 12 areas. The details of the victims are as follows: A 74-year-old male who […]

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Covid-19: 277 more test positive for the virus

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 figures saw another surge today (01), as 277 more persons were tested positive for the virus. The Government Information Department stated that 273 of the newly-identified patients are close contacts of earlier cases linked to the Peliyagoda fish market.  Following the new development in Covid-19 figures, Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda dual cluster’s infections […]

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Mahara Prison riot: Death toll rises to 11

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The death toll following the Mahara Prison riot has hiked 11, stated Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana. A total of 107 persons injured in the incident are currently receiving treatment at the Ragama Hospital, he added. Unrest at the Mahara Prison broke out on Sunday evening (29) when a group of inmates […]

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AG directs IGP to take immediate steps to release prisoners on bail

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Attorney General has instructed the IGP to take immediate steps due to Covid-19 to develop an action plan and implement directions to release prisoners on bail by Monday, in order to reduce prison overcrowding. The AG’s coordinating officer State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne stated that the Attorney General had issued instructions to the […]

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President appoints new judges to Supreme Court and Appeals Court

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed Justice Arjuna Obeysekara as new the President of the Court of Appeal. Marking a new milestone in the judicial system of the country, 21 new Judges to superior courts were sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Six new Judges to the Supreme Court and 14 new Judges to […]

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Sri Lanka decides not to obtain foreign loans for projects

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Cabinet and the government have decided that Sri Lanka will no longer obtain foreign loans to implement projects, says Co-Cabinet Spokesman Minister Keheliya Rambukwella. He mentioned during the online press conference held to inform Cabinet decisions, earlier today (01). The Minister said that in the future, the government will use Build–operate–transfer (BOT), […]

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President says Sri Lanka’s over-reliance on loans must end

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, addressing the Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2020 today (01), said Sri Lanka’s over-reliance on loans must come to an end and insisted on attracting more foreign direct investments while encouraging local investment to drive the country’s economic growth. Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2020, themed Roadmap for Take-off: Driving a People-Centric […]

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SC rejects petitions against gazette on cremation of COVID-19 victims

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Supreme Court has rejected the petitions filed challenging the gazette notification on the cremation of bodies of COVID-19 victims. Eleven petitions were filed seeking a court order invalidating the gazette notification declaring cremation of COVID-19 victims compulsory. The petitions were heard before a three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya, and Justices […]

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WERE RELIGIOUS DIFFERENCES CONTRIBUTED TO THE DISUNITY OF SRI LANKANS?

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS It considers the unity among different community groups in a country will be an essential condition and ingredient for prosperity and strength, either in economic achievements or political stability. When critically tests the era of King Parakramabahu the Great, the idea is confirmed with much evidence.  The archetype had in mind of […]

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THE POHOTTUWA GOVERNMENT OF SRI LANKA Part 2 C7d

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

KAMALIKA PIERIS For seven decades from the end of the World War II in 1945, the US Seventh fleet dominated the Pacific area and provided much of its security said TIME.     US was  supported in this task, by the ‘Five Eyes’ a highly secretive  intelligence alliance of Australia, Canada, New Zealand,  United Kingdom and the […]

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