Archive for January 25th, 2021

Facts & Ground Realities in Indo-Lanka relations & ECT

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Fact 1:India will always interfere in Sri Lanka’s internal affairs Fact 2:India will always attempt to destabilize Sri Lanka Fact 3:International Relations is based on no permanent enemies, no permanent friends, only permanent interests. Permanent friends & enemies change from time to time. Fact 4:All nations know the value of Sri Lanka’s geopolitical positioningexcept Sri Lanka’s leaders & advisors Fact 5:Sri Lanka has […]

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Did Abraham Sumanthiran lure Alponso Ranjan to his Orumitthanadu den? – part 2.

Monday, January 25th, 2021

C.Wijeyawickrema, LL.B., Ph.D. Sweet dreams are made of this Who am I to disagree I travel the world and the seven seas Everybody’s looking for something. Some of them want to use you Some of them want to get used by you Some of them want to abuse you Some of them want to be […]

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“UMPIRES CALL” RUINED ENGLAND SERIES FOR SRI LANKA!

Monday, January 25th, 2021

By M D P DISSANAYAKE The series against England was umpired by world renowned our own Kumar Dharmasena with not to renowned Ruchira Palliyaguru.  Throughout the series, the UMPIRES CALL” haunted Sri Lanka. The two umpires were far too strict for the Sri Lankans, perhaps unwilling to be seen and criticised bias against England.  But […]

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THE POHOTTUWA GOVERNMENT OF SRI LANKA Part 2 C11

Monday, January 25th, 2021

KAMALIKA PIERIS The storming of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on January 6, 2021 has made a significant impact on the domestic politics of the USA. It is   seen as a possible sign of things to come. The Capitol attack was preceded by several other similar events. There was a white    supremacist rally, in Charlottesville, […]

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Every Second Person in Delhi Infected With COVID-19, Latest Sero-survey Shows Signs of Herd Immunity

Monday, January 25th, 2021

By India.com News Desk Experts say herd immunity is said to have been developed in a population segment if 50-60 per cent of those are found to have the presence of antibodies in a sero-prevalence survey. New Delhi: The results of fifth round of sero-prevalence survey in the national capital indicate that people of Delhi could be […]

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Covid map: Coronavirus cases, deaths, vaccinations by country

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Courtesy BBC Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world with almost 100 million confirmed cases in 191 countries and more than two million deaths. The virus is surging in many regions and countries that had apparent success in suppressing initial outbreaks are also seeing infections rise again. Which countries have vaccinated the most? Several […]

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Sri Lanka likely to face tough resolution at UNHRC

Monday, January 25th, 2021

By P.K.Balachandran/newsin.asia Colombo, January 25: In all likelihood, Sri Lanka will face a tough resolution at the March session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva as the draft report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) indicates. Admittedly, what Colombo has received is only a draft of the OHCHR’s case against […]

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Sri Lanka gears up for a hard battle at UNHRC

Monday, January 25th, 2021

by P.K. Balachandran Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, January 25 (Counterpoint): Sri Lanka is gearing up for a hard battle at the 46 th.,Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva in February –March. While the core group, comprising UK, Canada, Macedonia, Germany and Montenegro, are working on a draft consensual resolution”, the High Commissioner for […]

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Tourists trickle back to Sri Lanka after borders fully reopen to all except UK visitors

Monday, January 25th, 2021

By Feizal Samath Courtesy ttgasia Sri Lanka has welcomed its first batch of visitors from Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland, after reopening its borders to foreign tourists last Thursday, following a 10-month pandemic-induced closure. The lifting of the ban on all commercial travellers, bar those from the UK which is currently under lockdown amid a virus […]

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Cost of restoration of Kallaru Forest Reserve Rs. 1.07 billion-Bathiudeen to appeal against court decision

Monday, January 25th, 2021

By Ifham Nizam and Rathindra Kuruwita Courtesy The Island The Forest Conservator General has estimated the cost of restoring a section of the Kallaru Forest Reserve, which suffered extensive damage due to the establishment of a village, at Rs. 1.07 billion. The Court Appeal has ordered that SJB MP Rishad Bathiudeen, responsible for clearing part […]

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Footage reveals parties involving alcohol at Negombo Prison

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

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Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 fatality tally rises by 04

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka has reported four more coronavirus related deaths, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed. Accordingly, Sri Lanka has witnessed a total of 287 deaths from the COVID-19 to date. Meanwhile, the COVID-19 case count in the country is at 59,167 with 8,547 active cases receiving treatment in hospitals. A total of 50,337 […]

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737 more coronavirus cases reported

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 numbers saw another surge today, as 354 more persons were tested positive for the virus. Department of Government Information confirmed that all 354 of the newly-identified patients are close contacts of earlier cases linked to the Peliyagoda fish market cluster. Accordingly, a total of 737 new cases have been reported […]

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MP Wasantha Yapa Bandara diagnosed with COVID-19

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Kandy District Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) parliamentarian Wasantha Yapa Bandara is confirmed to have contracted the COVID-19 infection. Accordingly, he is the sixth Member of the Parliament to have been diagnosed with the virus. Starting with State Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera, MP Rauff Hakeem, State Minister Piyal Nishantha, Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara, and Health […]

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