Archive for November 28th, 2021

SRI LANKA NEEDS A UNITED ADMINISTRATION WITHOUT POLITICAL PARTIES

Sunday, November 28th, 2021

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS Political parties emanated with a variety of policies for transforming political administration from dominion or totalitarianism to a parliament rule as a symbol of democracy. A parliament rule comprises representatives of people who may be elected by the votes of the people. Democracy is a complicated word with different applications.   Party […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 27 B3

Sunday, November 28th, 2021

KAMALIKA PIERIS The Tamil Separatist Movement said that the north and east of Sri Lanka was the homeland of the Ceylon Tamil. The historical reasons for this were examined and dismissed by KM de Silva and GH Pieris in two writings dated 1995 and 1991 respectively.   These two writings completely demolished the homeland argument […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 27 B2

Sunday, November 28th, 2021

KAMALIKA PIERIS Language became an important element in the formation of new states in Europe in the 19th century. The emphasis was to be on the mother tongue, the language spoken in the home. The first International Statistical Congress of 1853 raised the question of including language in the    Census and the 1873 Congress recommended […]

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ප්‍රවීනයන් අතින්ම සම්මාන පුදන්නට සළස්වමින් ඇමති නාමල් රාජපක්ෂ 42වැනි ජාතික යෞවන සම්මාන උළෙලේ සම්ප්‍රදාය වෙනස් කරයි.

Sunday, November 28th, 2021

තරුණ හා ක්‍රීඩා අමාත්‍යාංශය, සංවර්ධන සම්බන්ධීකරණ හා අධීක්ෂණ අමාත්‍යාංශය, ඩිජිටල් තාක්ෂණ හා ව්‍යවසාය සංවර්ධන රාජ්‍ය ආමාත්‍යාංශය. ජාතික තරුණ සේවා සභාව සංවිධානය කළ 42වැනි ජාතික යෞවන සම්මාන ප්‍රදාන උළෙල අති උත්කර්ෂවත් අයුරින් කොළඹ නෙළුම් පොකුණ මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ රඟහලේ දී ඊයේ (26) දින තරුණ හා ක්‍රීඩා අමාත්‍ය නාමල් රාජපක්ෂ මහතාගේ ප්‍රධානත්වෙයන් පැවැත්විණි. යෞවන සම්මාන උළෙල තවත් වර්ණවත් […]

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Are we heading for an unprecedented disaster like the Irish Potato Famine?

Sunday, November 28th, 2021

by Dr Parakrama Waidyanatha Courtesy The Island When the potato crop, the staple diet then in Ireland, began to totally fail with a fungal infestation that lead to the historic Irish famine (1845-1852), the Irish leaders in Dublin turned to Queen Victoria and the British Parliament for redress. However, the British government under which Ireland […]

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The Sandahiru event – celebrating failure

Sunday, November 28th, 2021

by Anura Gunasekera Courtesy The Island A few days ago President Gotabaya Rajapaksa(GR), the first military man and, unarguably, the most ignorant in the ways of governance to occupy the presidential seat, celebrated the completion of two years as the eighth president of the Republic of Sri Lanka. The salutation coincided with the formal vesting […]

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Daily coronavirus cases count climbs to 742 and reports another 27 deaths

Sunday, November 28th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Health Ministry reported that another 210 persons have tested positive for coronavirus, pushing the daily count of new cases to 742. This brings the tally of Covid-19 cases confirmed in the country thus far to 562,520 while over 18,500 infected patients are currently undergoing treatment island-wide.  The Director General of Health Services […]

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