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USD 5mn promised by World Muslim League (WML) was never received: Church

Saturday, June 27th, 2020

Yoshitha Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror Although representatives of the World Muslim League (WML) had announced a donation of USD 5 million to support victims of the Easter Sunday attacks in July 2019, the Catholic Church was not aware of further progress of this initiative, Director of Sethsarana, the charity wing of the catholic church, […]

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President’s Message Is For All State Employees-

Friday, June 26th, 2020

Sunil Yatalamatta Gamage  People have voted me to build this country; we need to identify industries and entepreneurial businesses, and funded them during this time to bring back the economy”” -Hon: President Gotabhaya Rajapakse None of the Sri Lankan leaders couldn’t build a country people wanted to have; President Gotabhaya is the only hope.Following media […]

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Conversion of a regular passenger airplane to a full freighter

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Aloysius Hettiarachchi, At last Sri Lanka seems to have got a sensible CEO to run our national carrier which has been a huge burden to the country. The clearest indication is the above action taken by the airline according to a news item in the News First. He has also suspended the services of non-essential […]

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UNIVERSE IS NOT FROM EVER

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

by A. Abdul Aziz. Some atheists claim that this universe is in existence from ever and it will last forever. If this universe is in existence from ever, then it must have infinite source of power and energy, but we see that no material thing is infinite in this universe. The temperature of Sun is […]

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The LTTE Diaspora will be happy….

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Palitha Senanayake Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman, the former LTTE Eastern Commander, has got in to a difficult position with his recent utterances about the past encounters with the Sri Lankan forces. Sections of the people in this country, including the members of the Sanga are up in arms against this statement stating that it […]

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EVEN DISBELIEVERS IN THEIR HEART ARE AFRAID OF GOD.

Saturday, June 20th, 2020

by A. Abdul Aziz. Human nature in itself provides us with a strong inclination towards a belief in God. There are certain sins which human nature doesn’t like to get involved in. For instance, relationship with mother, sister and daughters etc. These are certain things which even a atheist will not like to do. But […]

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IS THIS UNIVERSE CREATED JUST BY CHANCE?

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

By A. Abdul Aziz. Some of the people believe that this universe was created just by chance and they also try to prove it through science. But God says that all those things that happens just by chance, they don’t have such an order in them. Different colors are used together to make a picture. […]

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Government action in stopping protest by Frontline Socialist Party

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

Aloysius Hettiarachchi The world is in the midst of a serious pandemic in which several hundreds of thousands of people have already died. Fortunately for us in this country, we have not been affected badly up to now, but that does not mean that another wave cannot come with a new and dangerous mutation of […]

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President Sirisena’s revelations regarding 22,000 signatures and advisors of past and present presidents

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Aloysius Hettiarachchi On the 4th of June  former president made a startling revelations to say that he had to personally sign 22,000 documents within  a couple of days or so for the extradition of Arjun Mahandran from Singapore. He has been convinced again to say that he cannot be brought to Sri Lanka to face […]

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COVID 19 AND THE REALITY OF THE BUDDHA’S TEACHING

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Palitha Mapatuna What is evident today in the face of Covid 19 is the sense of sheer helplessness even among those who may presume to be powerful. To a discerning individual, this situation can bring into focus the essence of the teaching of the Buddha, namely the universal characteristics of existence. The universal characteristics consist […]

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VIC TAMIL ASSOCIATION FORMERLY KNOWN AS EELAM TAMIL ASSOCIATION

Saturday, May 30th, 2020

Sena Welikala – Carrom Downs, Australia. Victoria Tamil Association (Formerly Ceylon Tamil Association & Eelam Tamil Association) in Melbourne has received following funding arrangements according to its sources to build Victorian Tamil Community Center at a cost of $4,53 million including $500,000 from the Victorian Labor Government and $350,000 from a Shorten Labor Federal Government. […]

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The Eminent Surgeon Dr.M.H.De Zoysa

Sunday, May 24th, 2020

Dr. Newton Jayawardane FRCS A Consultant surgeon who was much dedicated to the patients and profession was a very honest gentleman.!! I was very fortunate to work under him get trained by him.He saved so many lives. Prevented misappropriation of public money during the tender procedures. He was a devoted Buddhist and one day he told […]

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Reply to Mayor Combie Canada Supporting Tamil Genocide Day

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

Dr. Chula Rajapakse MNZM Dear Mayor Crombie,  I regret very much that you have been badly mislead. There never was a Tamil genocide.The Tamil Tigers , labelled by the FBI US as the most brutal terrorist organisation,, that pioneered suicide bombing and the suicide west worn by all suicide bombers after them, waged a 30 […]

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රාමළාන් ඊද් උත්සව සුභ පැතුම

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

ඒ.ජේ.එම්. මුසම්මිල්, වයඹ පලාත් ආණ්ඩුකාරවර. මෙවර නව පරිසරයක් තුළ රාමළාන් නෝම්බි උපවාසයේ නියෙලන ශ‍්‍රී ලංකාවාසී ඉස්ලාමීය ජනතාවට ශුද්ධ ඊදුල් ෆිතර් උත්සවයකට සුභ පැතුම් එක්කිරීමට ලැබීම ගැන මම ආඩම්බර වෙමි. කොරෝනා වෛරසය හේතුවෙන් අපේ සහෝදර සිංහල සහ දෙමළ ජනතාව ඔවුන්ගේ ආගමික උත්සව සාමකාමීව තම නිවෙස්වල සිට සමරනු ලැබු ආකාරයටම මුස්ලිම් ජනතාවත් සෞඛ්‍ය දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ උපදෙස් පිළිපදිමින් සමාජ […]

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Let us make our fallen soldier’s dream a reality

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Sunil Yatalamatta Gamage  Sri Lankan military did sacrifice to protect & unite the country for the future sons daughters of the country; to have a safer motherland which will prevail and prosper in the years to come”.- Defense Secretary General: Kamal Gunaratne May 19th is a significant day of Sri Lankan history of our country […]

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Sri Lanka newlyweds cancel wedding party, help poor instead

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Courtesy Mail on Line COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – As couples do all over the world, Darshana Kumara Wijenarayana and his fiance, Pawani Rasanga, spent months planning a grand wedding. And everything was on course for the Sri Lankan couple – until the coronavirus struck the island nation off India’s southern tip, leading to an […]

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නාදුනන සොල්දාදුවා

Sunday, May 17th, 2020

උපුටා ගැන්ම FB දිනය හරියටම 2009 මැයි මාසේ 17 වෙනිදා එළිවෙන ජාමය,හරියටම කියුවොත් අවුරුදු 11කට කළින් අද වගේ දවසක, එල්ටීටීඊ කදවුරු බිදගෙන ඉදිරියට ආපු හමුදා සේනංක මුළු උතුරු-නැගෙනහිරම නිදහස් කරගෙන මුලතිව් වලින් හමුවෙලා.නන්දිකඩාල් බිම් කඩට එල්ටීටීඊය කොටු කරල තිබුන අවස්ථාව.මේ රවුමෙන් සලකුණු කරපු බංකරයේ ඉඳල නන්දිකඩාල් කළපුව අතර දුර මීටර් 300 – 500 විතර..දැනුවත් වුන […]

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International Nurses Day

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

Aloysius Hettiarachchi Today is International Nurses Day. We are deeply indebted to them for the services they provide. They are the frontline soldiers in the battle against Covid-19 in our country right at this moment. Perhaps one of them saved my life too, on a day in 1975 at the general hospital, Colombo. I got […]

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All RELIGIONS BELIEVE IN GOD.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

By A. Abdul Aziz. Its an undeniable fact that all the religions on this earth claim to be from GOD. Hazrat Muhammad(PBUH), Moses, Jesus, Krishna, Buddha, Baba Nanak and every religious leader taught people to believe and worship GOD. Although all religions have slight differences in the attributes they ascribe to God, but all the […]

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The Tragic and depressing paradox of our time

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

by an unknown author We have taller buildings but shorter tempers,wider Freeways, BUT NARROW VIEWPOINTS.            We spend more, but have less,            we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families,            more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense,more knowledge, BUT LESS JUDGEMENT.            more experts, yet more problems,            […]

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MESSAGE OF PEACE

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

By A. Abdul Aziz. Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, peace be on him, Promised Messiah and Imam-al-Mahdi and Holy Founder of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam, in 1905, he warned the world in the following words:  Remember, God has informed me of many earthquakes. Rest assured, therefore, that as earthquakes have shaken America and Europe, so […]

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Kannangara Free Education Fund (KFEF) for Corvid-19 Rescue

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

Sarath Bulathsinghala 21 April 2020 Free Education recipients of Sri Lanka, Brave Sri Lanka is weathering a storm of unprecedented proportions alongside other countries in the world – The Corvid-19 Pandemic. This is the gravest threat to the modern world in living memory. The human cost has been heartrending, the economic cost colossal and the […]

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DEFORESTATION AND TOILET PAPER

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

LUXMINDRA JAYASEKARA  1. The first recorded use of toilet paper was in 6th Century China. 2. By the 14th Century, the Chinese government was mass-producing it. As usual, it went viral in China, but not elsewhere, unlike  Corona !! 3. Packaged toilet paper wasn’t sold in the United States until 1857. 4. Joseph Gayety, the man […]

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Sri Lanka’s indigenous medical heritage and diet in the time of corona

Saturday, April 11th, 2020

By Suryamithra Vishwa/Harmony Page-DailyFT Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Immunity-building which is fundamental to traditional Lankan medicine is the best answer to viral pandemics This article is part of the series the Harmony page is running on Sri Lanka’s indigenous medical heritage, medicinal-food culture and traditional lifestyle/values. We, the Harmony page team believe that this is the ‘now […]

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Revealed: How coronavirus outbreak is shining light on violations inside Qatar’s labor camps

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Courtesy Arab News DUBAI: For as long as he lived in Qatar, Antony, from Batticaloa in Sri Lanka, led a sort of double life. By day, he was a cleaner at the gleaming offices of Qatar Foundation and Qatar National Convention Center in north Doha.By night, he was a miserable occupant of a cramped room […]

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COVID-19 Community Support voluntary service

Saturday, April 4th, 2020

JVP UKC Community Support voluntary service Dear Fellow Sri Lankan  The Coronavirus and the restrictions imposed to help manage it are challenging to us all. However, some people in our community, particularly those at risk due to age, isolation or illness are finding it particularly difficult to cope.  The JVP UK Committee is offering a […]

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කොරෝනා හෙවත් ලෝක විනාශය

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

යූ. ෂාති උදිතේන්ද කුරුදුගහහැතැක්ම ඇල්පිටිය කොරෝනා හෙවත් covid 19 වෛරස් රෝගය මේ දිනවල ලෝකය පුරා පැතිරෙමින් තිබේ. මෙම රෝගයෙන් මිනිසුන් දහස් ගණනක් මිය යමින් සිටින අතර ලෝක සෞඛය සංවිධානය අනතුරු අගවන්නේ මෙම රෝගය පාලනය කිරීමට නොහැකි වුණ හොත් විශාල මිනිස් ජීවිත විනාශයක් සිදුවන බවයි. මෙම රෝගයට ගොදුරු වීමෙන් ඉතාලිය ඇතුළු යුරෝපා රටවල් රැසක මිය යන […]

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Exclusive Invitation – Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival – Saturday, April 11, 2020

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Dear Sri Lankan Resident of the United States of America, The Committee of Sri Lanka America Association of Southern California cordially invites you to celebrate the Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival, which will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2020, from 9 am to 7 pm at Woodley Park, 6350 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys, […]

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පිදුරුතලාගල සංරක්ෂිත වනාන්තරය ගින්නෙන් ආරක්ෂා කිරීමට කටයුතු කරයි.

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

පේශල පසන් කරුණාරත්න මාධ්‍ය සම්බන්ධීකාරක වැසිවනාන්තර සුරකින්නෝ සංවිධානය ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ වන ඝණත්වය ඉහල දැමීම සැමගේ පැතුම සැමගේ බලාපොරොත්තුව වන නමුත් දිනෙන් දිනම වටිනා වනාන්තර පද්ධති  විනාශ වෙමින් පවතී. මෙරට සිදුවන වනාන්තර විනාශයන් බොහොමයකට හේතුව වන්නේ මිනිසා විසින්ම සිදුකරන විනාශකාරී ක්‍රියාවන්ය. මෙරට වනාන්තරයන්ට බරපතල හානි සිදුවන ප්‍රධානම අවස්ථාවක් වන්නේ වන ගිනි හෙවත් කැලෑ ගිනි ඇතිවීමය. සෑම […]

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දහදිය සිත්තම ‘‘ජයලත් මනෝරත්න උපහාර’’ කෙටි නාට්‍ය උළෙල

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

දහදිය සිත්තම වැඩකරන ජනතා කලා උළෙල. (ජාතික වෘත්තීය සමිති මධ්‍යස්ථානය.) ජනමාධ්‍ය නිවේදනය හා ආරාධනයයි දහදිය සිත්තම ‘‘ජයලත් මනෝරත්න උපහාර’’ කෙටි නාට්‍ය උළෙල අපේ රටේ රාජ්‍ය හා අර්ධ රාජ්‍ය, පෞද්ගලික හා වතු ක්‍ෂේත‍්‍රයන්හි සේවයේ නියුතු ජනතාවගේ නිර්මාණශීලී හැකියාවන් වර්ධනය කිරීම, වැඩිදියුණු කිරීම හා ජනගත කිරීමේ අරමුණු සහිතව මෙම කලා උළෙල වසර 12 ක් පුරාවට අඛණ්ඩව සිදුකරනු […]

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