Archive for December 17th, 2020

Sri Lanka: Amending land laws to help fraudsters without protecting the land owners

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

The Justice Ministry, the land ministry, the AG’s department & the Cabinet are either drafting new laws, amending existing laws, appointing committees or with one nod eliminating existing statutory laws. This is a new Constitutional procedure even when the constitution does not allow court to eliminate statutes. How far each are working with each other […]

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“As long as there are slaughterhouses there will always be battlefields” – Tolstoy

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Senaka Weeraratna This is one of the most favourite quotations of the celebrated 19th century Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy.   It means that for as long as humans continue to be the ruthless destroyer of non – humans, the former will never know peace or harmony. For as long as humans massacre animals, they will also kill […]

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රජය ශරියා උගුලේ සිර වී – ජනගහනය සමග මුස්ලිම් බලපෑම – 1

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

පානි වෑවල කෝවිඩ් වසංගයත් සමග වරින්වර කරළියට එන මාතෘකාවක් වී ඇත්තේ ඉස්ලාම් භක්තිකයන්ගේ මරණ, තම ආගමික ඉගැන්වීම් අනුව භූමිදානයට ඉඩ දිය යුතු ම බවය. ඔවුන් එසේ පැවසුව ද ඔවුන්ගේ ආගමික ග්‍රන්ථය වන කුරාණයේ 5 සුරාවේ 31 වන වගන්තිය ජනාසා (අවමංගල්‍ය කටයුතු) පිළිබඳ සඳහන් යැයි දැක්වුව ද, එහි වැළලිය යුතු ම යැයි සෘජුව සඳහන් වන ආගමික […]

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ශ්‍රී ලංකා-තායි රාජ්‍යතාන්ත්‍රික සබඳතා පිළිබඳ 65 වන සංවත්සරය බැංකොක් නුවරදී පැවැත්වේ

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

ශ්‍රී ලංකා තානාපති කාර්යාලය බැංකොක් දෙරට අතර රාජ්‍ය තාන්ත්‍රික සබඳතා ඇති කර ගැනීමේ 65 වන සංවත්සරය නිමිත්තෙන්, තායිලන්තයේ ශ්‍රී ලංකා තානාපති කාර්යාලය සහ චූලාලොන්කෝන් විශ්ව විද්‍යාලයේ ආසියානු අධ්‍යයන ආයතනය එක්ව, බැංකොක්හි චූලාලොන්කෝන් විශ්ව විද්‍යාලයේ දී ඉකුත්දා සැමරුම් උත්සවයක් පවත්වන ලදී.  පල්ලෝබ් ක්‍රිටියානවාජ් මහතා විසින්, සාම්ප්‍රදායික තායි නිරාස් / නිරාට් කාව්‍යානුසාරයෙන් රචිත  ‘ශ්‍රී ලංකා චාරිකා කාව්‍යය […]

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65th Anniversary of Sri Lanka –Thai Diplomatic Relations Celebrated in Bangkok

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Embassy of Sri Lanka Bangkok The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Thailand together with the institute of Asian Studies of the Chulalongkorn University co-hosted an event at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok to mark the 65th Anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The launch of a travelogue written by Mr. Ballobh […]

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ඩොලර් බිලියනයක් වටිනා කොළඹ වරාය නගරයේ පළමු ආයෝජන ගිවිසුම අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමාගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් අත්සන් තබයි

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය කොළඹ ජාත්‍යන්තර මූල්‍ය මධ්‍යස්ථානය ඉදිකිරීමට අදාළ අමෙරිකානු ඩොලර් බිලියනයක වටිනාකමකින් යුතු කොළඹ වරාය නගරයේ පළමුවැනි ආයෝජන ගිවිසුමට අත්සන් තැබීම අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතාගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් අද 2020.12.17 දින අරලියගහ මන්දිරයේදී සිදුවිය. එල්.ඕ.එල්.සී (LOLC) සමූහයේ මූලෝපායික ආයෝජන අංශය වන බ්‍රවුන්ස් ඉන්වෙස්ට්මන්ට්ස් සහ චයිනා හාබර් ඉන්ජිනියරින් කම්පැනි ලිමිටඩ් (CHEC) අතර මෙම ගිවිසුම අත්සන් තැබිණි. මිශ්‍ර […]

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Colombo Port City Secures First Investment with One Billion Dollar Colombo International Finance Center

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය The first investment within the Colombo Port City will commence with the one billion dollar Colombo International Finance Centre (CIFC) Mixed Development Project. The momentous agreement between Browns Investments, the strategic investment arm of the LOLC Group, and China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) was signed this morning in the presence of […]

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HTCey Aqua goes for Vannamei cultivation with USD 1.8 million investment

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

By Zahrah Imtiaz Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, December 17 (newsin.asia): Sri Lanka, once the land of the Black Tiger shrimp, is now tasting success in Vannamei cultivation. Vannamei is also known as White Leg Shrimp, Pacific White Shrimp or King Prawn. The leisure and tourism companies like HTCey Leisure have entered shrimp cultivation on a large […]

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Health worker has allergic reaction after getting Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia December 17 (Reuters) – An Alaskan health worker had a serious allergic reaction after getting Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine, but is now stable, public health authorities said on Wednesday. The adverse reaction in the person, minutes after taking the Pfizer shot on Tuesday, was similar to two cases reported last week […]

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The Growing Need for Childcare Support in Sri Lanka

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

RENU WARNASURIYA Courtesy World Bank Blog As an early childhood education specialist and as a mother of two children, I know how difficult the COVID-19 pandemic has been for parents who are juggling work and family obligations. The lack of affordable and reliable childcare options has left many parents scrambling to find makeshift solutions and has […]

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Strategic Victory For China? US Drops Key Project Amid Sri Lanka’s Unrelenting Security Concerns

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

by Rishikesh Kumar Courtesy Sputnik US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid a visit to Sri Lanka in October to coax the Gotabaya Rajapksa government to sign the Millennium Challenge Cooperation Agreement. A controversy erupted ahead of Pompeo’s visit, as the US called upon Colombo to make difficult but necessary decisions” to pick sides between Beijing […]

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Sri Lanka not expecting vaccine soon

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

EASWARAN RUTNAM Courtesy The Daily Mirror Sri Lanka is not expecting a coronavirus vaccine anytime soon from any country as not a single vaccine has been approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO). State Minister of Primary Health Services, pandemics and COVID Prevention Dr. Sudarshani Fernandopulle told reporters yesterday that there is still no discussion […]

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Antigen tests on passengers crossing Western Province borders from today

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror -In order to prevent Covid-19 spreading to outside Western Province during the festive seas -Tests would be carried out on random individuals  -Testing would be carried out in three locations in the Province Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT) would be conducted on the passengers crossing the borders of the Western Province with […]

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MCC discontinues USD 480 million compact with Sri Lanka

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has decided to discontinue the proposed compact of USD 480 million with Sri Lanka. The decision was reached during the quarterly meeting of MCC’s Board of Directors on December 15. In a statement issued yesterday, the MCC announced that the Board has discontinued the proposed compact with the island […]

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338 more coronavirus cases detected

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The total count of Covid-19 cases reported in Sri Lanka reached 33,387 as more persons were tested positive for the virus.  The Department of Government Information said 338 more fresh cases have been detected within the day. Reportedly, all of the new cases are close contacts of the Peliyagoda fish market cluster, reports […]

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EU, WHO grant EUR 2M for Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 mitigation efforts

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The World Health Organization country office for Sri Lanka (WHO), with financial support worth EUR 2 million from the European Union (EU), will help improve emergency response capacities in Sri Lanka to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. The support will focus on several key areas, including enhancing the effectiveness of COVID-19 case management […]

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Low compensation paid for Easter attack victims?

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana It was revealed at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks that a compensation amount of less than the compensation for victims of Beruwala and Digana incidents have been paid for the Easter attack victims. S. M. Bathiudeen, the Acting Director of the Office of Reparations, was summoned to […]

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Dr Kohona assumes duties as new ambassador to China

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Ambassador of Sri Lanka to China Dr Palitha Kohona has virtually assumed duties on Wednesday (December 16). The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing said the new ambassador was accorded a warm virtual welcome by its staff. Dr Kohona had arrived in China two days ago to take office in his post. He […]

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