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ජනපති ගෝඨාභය යටතේ අගමැති වෙන්න අනුර සූදානම්.. ඉන්ධන, ගෑස් ගැටළුව දින කිහිපයකින් විසදන්න පොරොන්දු වේ…
උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකා සී නිව්ස්
අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය ධුරය සහ කැබිනට් පත් මණ්ඩලය පත් කිරීමේ අවස්ථාව ලබා දෙන්නේ නම් කොටි කාලයකට ආණ්ඩුවක් පිහිටුවීමට තම තම පක්ෂය සුදානම් බව ජනතා විමුක්ති පෙරමුණේ නායක අනුර දිසානායක මහතා සඳහන් කරයි. කෙටි කාලයක් සඳහා පිහිටුවන එම පාලනය තුළදී ඉතා කෙටිකලක් තුළ මෙරට මූලික ගැටළු වූ ඉන්ධන, ගෑස්, කිරිපිටි, විදුලිය ආදී ගැටලු ඉතා කෙටි කාලයක් තුළ විසඳා දීමට සූදානම් බවද හෙතෙම පැවසීය. නමුත් එම පාලනය යටතේ සියලු ප්‍රශ්න විසඳන බවට තමන් නොපවසන බවද හෙතෙම පැවසීය. අම්බලන්තොට නගරයේ දී පැවති ජාතික ජන බලවේගය විරෝධතා පාගමනක් අමතමින් හෙතෙම මේ බව කියා... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 03/07/22)

Japan says closely paying attention to SL's difficult economic situation, ready to assist
Courtesy The Daily Mirror
Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Mizukoshi Hideaki said that Japan is ready to provide continuoussupport to Sri Lanka while strengthening relations between the two countries, for Sri Lanka'seconomic program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and for the development activitiesof the country. In a statement, the President's Media Division said that during discussions between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Japanese Ambassador at the President's House in Colombo, today, Ambassador Mizukoshi Hideaki said that continuous efforts will be made to further strengthen the economic, social and cultural relations with Sri Lanka. ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 03/07/22)

Lessons for Sri Lanka : “psychological operations in guerilla warfare“ CIA Manual used in Nicaragua
Shenali D Waduge
The reason US invaded countries of Latin America for 39 years was bananas. However, the Nicaraguan operation was different. US was involved in 2 covert operations in Nicaragua & Iran (1984-1987) The 1stoperation was to use a Honduran rebel group called Contras against the Nicaraguan Government of Sandinista. The 2nd covert operation was to sell arms to Iran to release American hostages held in Lebanon. The profits from the arms sales to Iran was used to support the Contras to overthrow the Nicaraguan government via third parties and private funds. It is the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 02/07/22)

THE PRIVATE SECTORS OF SRI LANKA IS EQUALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ECONOMIC MANAGEMENT
BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS
According to the general understanding, the government sector and the private sector are equally responsible for the management of the economy, however, since the 1956 election, the responsibility of the management of the economy was unequally transferred to the public sector and this process was incurred by the nationalization of private enterprises, controlling the private investments and the spreading of the concept of socialism in the country that discouraged private investors and massively created investment problems in the country. The macroeconomic problems of the country were related to unemployment, distribution of income, increasing population more... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 02/07/22)

Cricket Australia must take up DRS authorship issue with ICC and resolve it on footing of fair play and justice
Shenali Waduge 
The Decision Review System known as UDRS or DRS or the Player Referral concept is in vogue not only in cricket but in many other sports activities where the Third Umpire plays the role of an Appeal Judge. Who came up with this concept & when is a question the International Cricket Committee (ICC) has consistently failed to answer despite incessant calls to do so. If every song has a singer and every lyric has an author, the DRS too must have emerged from somebody's brain. Sri Lankan Attorney Senaka Weeraratna... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 02/07/22)

Sri Lanka seeks greater cooperation in the food processing and dairy sectors with India
Gamini Sarath Godakanda
Sri Lanka and India agreed to explore further avenues towards greater cooperation in the food processing and dairy sectors, when Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to India, Milinda Moragoda met with India’s Minister of Food Processing Industries Shri  Pashupati Kumar Paras today (01 July) in New Delhi. At the outset, Minister Paras accorded a warm welcome to High Commissioner Moragoda and said that he and his government led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi are always ready to help Sri Lanka in these difficult times. While thanking the Minister, High Commissioner Moragoda... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 02/07/22)

තෙල් ඉල්ලන්න කටාර් ගිය කංචන තහනම් සංවිධානයක් ලෙස නම් කර තිබූ කටාර් චැරිටි තහනම ඉවත් කිරීමට පොරොන්දු වෙලා 
Lanka Lead News
මේ දිනවල කටාරයේ සංචාරයක නිරත වන විදුලිබල හා බලශක්ති අමාත්‍ය කාන්චන විජේසේකර මහතා ඊයේ(30) දිනයේ දී කටාර් චැරිටි සංවිධානයේ නියෝජිතයන් මුණ ගැසී කළ සාකච්ඡාවක් අතර තුර අදාල සංවිධානයට එරෙහිව ලංකාව පනවා ඇති තහනම ඉවත් කිරීමට තීරණය කර තිබෙන බව එම නියෝජිතයන්ට දැනුම් දී ඇති බව වාර්තාවේ. මත භේදයට තුඩු දුන් කටාර් චැරිටි සංවිධානය 2019 වසරේ දි ජනාධිපති ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ මහ්තාගේ සෘජු මැදිහත්වීම යටතේ රජය විසින් තනහම් කරන ලදී. එවකට පොලිසිය භාර අමාත්‍යවරයා වූ ආචාර්ය සරත් වීරසේකර මහතා පාර්ලිමේන්තුව හමුවේ ප්‍රකාශ කර සිටියේ, කටාර් චැරිටි, ත්‍රස්ත සංවිධානයක් ලෙස නම් කරන බවයි. ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 02/07/22)

සාෆි නිදහස් කලායැයි බොරු ප්‍රවෘත්ති පල කිරීම් ගැන සාක්ෂි ඉදිරිපත් කරන්න – කුරුණෑගල මහේස්ත්‍රාත් 
Lanka Lead News
කැමැත්ත නොමැතිව ගැබිනි මවුවරුන්‌ වඳ භාවයට පත්‌ කිරීම හා ඒ සඳහා පෙළඹවීම ඇතුළු චෝදනා එල්ල වී ඇති වෛද්‍ය සෙයිගු සිහබ්ඳදීන්‌ මොහොමඩ්‌ සාෆි නමැත්තා තම අධිකරණය විසින්‌ නිදොස්‌ කොට නිදහස්‌ කර ඇති බවට මාධ්‍ය මගින්‌ අසත්‍ය ප්‍රවෘත්ති පළ කර ඇති බව ‘සනාථ කිරීම සඳහා අවශ්‍ය සාක්ෂි අධිකරණයට ඉදිරිපත්‌ කරන ලෙස කුරුණෑගල මහෙස්ත්‍රාත්‌ බන්දුල ගුණරත්න මහතා 24 දා  අගතියට පත්‌ පාර්ශ්වයට නියෝග කළේය. එම සැකකාර වෛද්‍යවරයාට එරෙහිව අධිකරණය හමුවේ පවතින නඩුවේ විමර්ශන මේ දක්වා අවසන්‌ වී හෝ නඩු විභාගය අවසන්‌ කර නොමැතිව තිබියදීත්‌ ඇතැම්‌ ජනමාධ්‍ය මගින්‌ “සියලු චෝදනා ඔප්පු කිරීමට නොහැති වීම නිසා වෛද්‍ය ෂාෆි... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 02/07/22)

Proposed Lankan constitutional amendment lets President Gotabaya off the hook
By P.K.Balachandran Courtesy NewsIn.Asia
Colombo July 1 (Counterpoint): The Gazetted draft of the 22 nd. Amendment (22A) of the Sri Lankan constitution, which will be presented to parliament in the coming week, is a compromise between the interests of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. It is also designed to maintain the stability needed to tide over the current economic crisis and to avoid a referendum. If passed by parliament, by the required two-thirds majority, the draft 22A will enter the constitution as the 21 st.,Amendment (21A).        Constitutional Council and Independent... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 02/07/22)

Bankrupt Sri Lanka’s inflation jumps beyond 50%
Sri Lankans have taken to the streets over an acute shortage of essentials including food, fuel and medicines - Copyright AFP - Sri Lanka’s inflation hit a ninth consecutive record in June, official data showed Friday, rising to 54.6 percent a day after the IMF asked the bankrupt nation to rein in galloping prices and corruption. It was the first time the increase in the Colombo Consumer Price Index (CCPI) crossed the psychologically important 50 percent mark, according to the department of census and statistics. The figures came hours after the International Monetary Fund... -Full Story- (LankaWeb - 02/07/22)

Sri Lanka fuel crisis: 'Living in my car for two days to buy fuel'- BBC News
Courtesy BBC
Being the first in the queue is usually a coveted spot, but Ajeewan Sadasivam has no idea how long he'll be stuck in this one. "I've been in line for two days already," he says, as he waits patiently outside a petrol station in the capital Colombo. As a taxi driver, fuel is his lifeblood, but Sri Lanka has no fresh supplies of petrol coming in. "I have been sleeping in this car. Sometimes I leave to go and get food, then I come back and wait… I haven't bathed in days." He says he has... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 02/07/22)

IMF highlights ‘corruption vulnerabilities’ in report on Sri Lanka
Courtesy The Statesman
MF has clearly mentioned that Sri Lanka needs to first reduce the prevalent corruption conditions and overhaul the taxation structure. Sri Lanka Economic Crises: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) shared its end-of-mission report on Thursday and highlighted the ‘corruption vulnerabilities’ in Sri Lanka. The IMF personnel had conducted a study after visiting Sri Lanka from 20th to 30th of June. The 10 day long study visit was aimed at identifying the possibilities to extend a financial bailout package to the island nation, reeling under extreme financial crisis. IMF has clearly mentioned that Sri Lanka... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 02/07/22)

HRCSL: No prisoners were used in 09 May attacks on protesters
Courtesy The Island
AG, CJ asked to take action against lawyer for triggering violence
The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has declared that a false allegation by President of the Committee for Protecting Rights of Prisoners (CPRP) Attorney-at-Law Senaka Perera that some prisoners were used to attack anti-government protesters outside Temple Trees and at Galle Face on 09 May triggered violence in many parts of the country. The HRCSL also faulted Sudesh Nadimal Silva also of the same organisation for propagating unsubstantiated allegations. Justice (ret.) Rohini Marasinghe, in her... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 02/07/22)

Chief Prelates write to President on country’s current situation
Courtesy Adaderana
The Chief Incumbents of the four Buddhist Chapters have written to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, stressing 10 matters, including the creation of economic stability and provision of relief to the people. In their statement, the chief prelates said the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution should be passed in the parliament without delay. https://youtu.be/Oys2xmZDnJ0 They also stressed that the President should take expedite measures to convene political party leaders to appoint an honest, all-party government again. The tenure of the all-party government should be limited to 6 months,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 02/07/22)

Japanese Embassy denies media reports on Japan refusing to support Sri Lanka
Courtesy Adaderana
The Embassy of Japan in Colombo today (July 01) categorically denied a media report which stated that Japan would not support Sri Lanka at the moment due to mismanagement of funds. According to an article published by a local newspaper, the Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka reportedly mentioned this during a meeting with the TNA yesterday. The Japanese ambassador engaged in a visit to Jaffna from June 27 to 30. Issuing a clarification on Japan’s position on the economic situation in Sri Lanka, the embassy dismissed the contents of the article... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 02/07/22)

Why did Sabry-Nandalal & Sri Lanka’s top economists & business leaders recommend to stop debt repayment & float the rupee?
Shenali D Waduge
Sri Lanka was always sitting on a time bomb. Our expenses were higher than our income/revenues, our imports were higher than our exports, we were living a superficial life on loans, taking more loans to settle loans and even loans to continue our lifestyle – it was only a matter of time that the bomb would explode. Confounding matters were several internal and global calamities – covid, global fuel crisis from Ukraine war, loss of revenues that Sri Lanka had been reliant on. The situation was well known to experts planning policy,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 01/07/22)

POHOTTU AS USA’ S PROXY Part 5Da
KAMALIKA PIERIS
Sarath Fonseka is credited with two achievements relating to the Eelam war. Firstly he single handedly, opposed the Ceasefire Agreement of 2002 (CFA) and secondly he played a major role in winning Eelam War IV. Fonseka had strongly opposed the Ceasefire Agreement. He was the only officer who had the guts to publicly oppose the CFA, said Shamindra Ferdinando, especially the move to remove high security zones.  He flatly refused to do so, as long as the LTTE had artillery pieces and long range mortars. Austin Fernando, then in charge of the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 01/07/22)

POHOTTU AS USA’ S PROXY Part 5Db
KAMALIKA PIERIS
Fonseka went in for self promotion once the war ended. DBS Jeyaraj observed that on July 9 2009, Fonseka spoke at a book launch about the war, in which he heaped compliments upon himself lavishly. Token lip service was paid to the President’s role. Gotabaya was virtually ignored. According to Sarath he and he alone had won the war with the President’s support. It was a one-man show. This implied that Sarath and not Mahinda was the savior of the nation. Another incident was the felicitation ceremony at Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda on July 10.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 01/07/22)

POHOTTU AS USA’ S PROXY Part 5Dc
KAMALIKA PIERIS
Due to the much publicized animosity between the Army commander  Sarath Fonseka and the   head of the Navy,  Wasantha Karannagoda,  relations between navy and army was strained  during Eelam war IV .Officers in the army knew this and were wary and guarded in their actions, said Kamal Gunaratne . The animosity between the two was well known, not only to the armed forces but also to the public. When Sarath Fonseka’s brother wrote an open letter to the President regarding Sarath, a reader responded that in the matter of rivalry among the Commanders of... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 01/07/22)

De-dollarize!
Malinda Seneviratne
Sometime in the year 1992, an Economics student at the University of Peradeniya confessed confusion over a comment by Dr S B De Silva regarding multinational corporations. Apparently he didn’t have an issue with MNCs and the student had been shocked. Elaboration cleared it all up. What he had meant was that it doesn’t really matter, strictly in an economic sense, who rakes up the profits from a capitalist system; surplus value is anyway extracted and the worker is exploited. Whether the profiteer is white or black, an MNC or a local, is... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 01/07/22)

AK-47 හා කාන්තා අයිතිය
ජයන්ත හේරත්
ඇමරිකාණු තුවක්කු අයිතිය ලිඛිත ව්යවස්ථාවෙන් protected ය. කාන්තා අයිතීන්  එහෙම රකින්නට ව්යවස්ථාවේ ලියවී නැත. එබැවින් පහුගියදා ඇමෙරිකානු මහ උසාවිය කාන්තාවන්ගේ ගබ්සා කර ගැනීමේ අයිතිය උදුරා දමන්නට තීන්දු කළේය. ජේන් ෆෝන්ඩා කාන්තා සිරුර AK-47 හැටියට නිර්වචනය කරන කාලය ඇවිත් බව මතක් කරන්නේ එවිට ව්යවස්ථානුකුලව රැකවරණය ලබන්නට හැකි බව පෙන්වා... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 01/07/22)

SECULARISM IN QUESTION
ALI SUKHANVER
From Nepal to Pakistan and from Sri Lanka to India, the South-Asian region is no doubt a paradise on earth, blessed with a lot of scenic beauty, mystic serenity and natural sublimity. Most of the people belonging to this region have hearts enriched with love, kindness and sympathy for the whole humanity. Though the South-Asian region comprises of the people following different religious philosophies but their ‘philosophical’ differences never create hostile-distances among them. From Buddhism to Hinduism and from Sikhism to Islam, one finds the followers of every religion here in a large number; at some... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 01/07/22)

IMF tells Sri Lanka to fight graft, raise taxes
Courtesy The Daily Star
Sri Lanka should stamp out corruption and substantially raise taxes to rescue its economy, the International Monetary Fund said Thursday after bailout talks with the bankrupt island nation. Representatives from the global lender of last resort have just concluded a 10-day visit to the capital Colombo to map out a resolution to the South Asian country's unprecedented economic crisis. Their meetings follow months of lengthy blackouts and days-long queues for petrol as a financial crunch leaves Sri Lanka without the funds to meet its energy needs. But the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 01/07/22)

A close look into Sri Lanka's debt crisis: No 'Chinese debt traps'
By Hussein Askary Courtesy The Global Times
The global inflationary crisis in 2021 and more dramatically in 2022 triggered a Sri Lankan default on payment of $78 million in matured foreign bonds in April 2022. On May 18, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka declared that the country was in a preemptive default status. Political unrest followed as the government failed to provide fuel and imported food, prices have dramatically increased while the government's ability to provide foreign currency to support continued imports dried up. The Western and components of the Indian mainstream media, think tanks... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 01/07/22)

A soup kitchen opens in Colombo to cope with hunger caused by the economic crisis
by Melani Manel Perera Courtesy Asia News
Due to the situation, many Sri Lankans can no longer afford even one meal a day. Between 600 and 700 people show up at the community kitchen run by Rev Geeth Chamara De Silva. Talks for a credit line continue between Sri Lanka and the International Monetary Fund. Colombo (AsiaNews) – “Many people do bad things to quell their hunger, others commit suicide. Recently a father hanged himself because he had nothing to feed his children with... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 01/07/22)

Talks with Sri Lanka made significant progress, IMF mission team says
Courtesy Adaderana
The talks with Sri Lankan authorities made “significant progress” on defining a macroeconomic and structural policy package, the mission team of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a statement issued upon concluding its visit to the island nation. https://youtu.be/Tvu5W0K5YgA An IMF mission team led by Peter Breuer and Masahiro Nozaki visited Colombo from June 20 to 30 to discuss the Fund’s support for Sri Lanka and the authorities’ comprehensive economic reform program. Anne-Marie Gulde-Wolf, Deputy Director of the IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department, also participated in policy discussions. ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 01/07/22)

Include SJB and JVP for food security prog - PM (Video)
Courtesy Hiru News
https://youtu.be/qtOP2esFBTE Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe instructed the officials to include the Samagi Janabalawegaya and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna in the Cultivation program launched by the government to overcome the food crisis. This was when the Committee on Food Security met today under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 01/07/22)

SJB should talk sense
Dr Sarath Obeysekera
News below where ex minister talks about India invading Sri Lanka ? Shouldn’t they talk about Malik giving Hambantota on a platter to Chinese ? We should be happy that Trinco will be developed by our Neighbour Do w  ex have any other option ? රටේ සියලු වැදගත් දේ ක්‍රමයෙන් ඉන්දියාව සතු කර ගැනීමේ වැඩපිළිවෙළක් ක්‍රියාත්මකයි 6/29/2022 02:29:00 PM පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී ලක්ෂ්මන් කිරිඇල්ල මහතා,ඊයේ (28දා) පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවකට එක්වෙමින් මෙසේ කීය. "අපිට අසල්වැසි රටක් වන ඉන්දියාවෙන් එදිනෙදා ජන ජීවිතය ගෙන යන... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 01/07/22)

Why do Americans hate Putin so much?
Priyantha Hettige Courtesy The Island
Lawyer and ex-KGB officer, Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, has pulled together the countries of the Russian Federation after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1979 -1980. He has helped them regain their prosperity. After the fall of Communism, Russia was in the mud, weak and anyone could pick its pockets. Since then it has been a hard and difficult road to climb; but now, Russia and these mid-Asian republics are experiencing some economic prosperity and development. This rising of the Phoenix or correctly the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 30/06/22)

Allegations of Corruptions : Rajapakse’s must respond
Shenali D Waduge
Ever since Mahinda Rajapakse came into political limelight he has been targeted. Perhaps the targeting and name calling became a primary reason for the majority populace to back him. He did not come from the Colombo elite coterie though from a well-known southern family. Yet, the elitist circles still regarded him an outcast of Colombo political society. Be that as it may, having been a shadow of Mrs. B, to a shadow of her daughter Chandrika, Mahinda Rajapakse was rebranded as the Mr. Coka Cola of Sinhala politics by none other than... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 29/06/22)

A note to the President
RANJITH SOYSA
The president Gotabaya should pick up his phone and call President Putin and request urgently the long term assistance  from Russia to stabilize the fuel and gas supply. Sending of junior minister will not achieve the desired results as the  dealing with a super power should follow the accepted method of diplomacy  through the state to the state. The President. Gotabaya  is well aware of the fact that Russia stood by Sri Lanka when he was the Secretary of Defense in protecting Sri Lanka atUN and for UNHCR  from the devious agenda of some of the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 29/06/22)

Interpretation of democracy, human rights and the right to protests
Sangadasa Akurugoda
Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) Parliament has passed new legislation to have tough punishments for protesters the state government says wish to wreak "economic chaos" on Sydney. Under legislation, people could be fined up to $22,000 and/or jailed for a maximum of two years for protesting illegally on public roads, rail lines, tunnels, bridges and industrial estates. It comes after a string of demonstrations by climate activists last month disrupted operations around Sydney's Port Botany, the largest container hub in NSW. Members of Blockade Australia staged protests on bridges, roads, freight rail lines and a crane to call for greater... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 29/06/22)

WHY DOES SRI LANKA NEED TO PRIVATIZE GOVERNMENT BANKS?
BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS
The current economic crisis in Sri Lanka is a consequence of misguided economic management based on deluded policies that have become operative since 1970 elected government and the management of government banks have been politicalized by the elected government and party members were attempting to control all affairs of banks, which were including recruitment of employees and granting credit facilities to customers.  National Savings bank was established to promote savings, it was turned to manage the wrong way by beginning providing credits against public savings. The administrators had a lack of understanding of bank management.... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 29/06/22)

ආණ්ඩුවෙන් සල්ලි එපා.. මගේ අතින් කෝටි පහ බැගින් මාස්පතා ජනතාවට වියදම් කරනවා..- ඇමති ධම්මික
උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකා සී නිව්ස්
ජනතාව වෙනුවෙන් මාස්පතා රුපියල් මිලියන 50 බැගින් තම පුද්ගලික ධනයෙන් වියදම් කිරීමට කටයුතු කරන බව ආයෝජන ප්‍රවර්ධන අමාත්‍ය ධම්මික පෙරේරා මහතා සඳහන් කරයි. ඔහු මේ බව කියා සිටියේ දෙරණ රූපවාහිනී නාලිකාවේ සාකච්ඡාවකට එක්වෙමිනි. “ටෙන්ඩර් කෝල් කරලා වැඩ කරන්න ගියොත් එහෙම ඒකට ලොකු කාලයක් යනවා. මම ඇමතිධුරයේ වැඩ භාර ගත්තේ මගේ පෞද්ගලික සල්ලිත් මම මාසෙට මිලියන 50 ගානේ දානවා කියලා හිතාගෙන. ඒ වගේ බජට් එකක් මම වෙනුවෙන් වෙන්කරගෙන තමයි මම මේ පුටුවේ ඉද ගත්තේ. මම ආණ්ඩුවේ සල්ලි බලාපොරොත්තු වෙන්නේ නෑ. මම මාසෙකට මිලියන 50ක් මිනිස්සු වෙනුවෙන් මගේ පුද්ගලික... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 29/06/22)

GoSL cannot give title ownership of State land only to farmers – all citizens have to be given state land ownership
Shenali D Waduge
The current government is only a caretaker government with a cocktail cabinet. Its mandate was to only deal with the financial crisis. The prime minister has no mandate to give state land to anyone as title ownership. The same prime minister attempted to do same since 1999. He was ousted by the previous President for this very reason. The present President must also act & protect the State (People, Land, Resources) which he pledged to preserve & protect based on which he was elected President. 84% State land cannot be... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/06/22)

යාපනය ගුවන් තොටුපල විවෘත කිරීමට කටුනායක සම්පත් යොදා ගැනීම සම්බන්ධයෙන් දේශ හිතෛෂී ජාතික ව්‍යාපාරය ජනපතිට ලියයි
June 27, 2022 10:23 am | Lanka Lead New
ගරු ජනාධිපති ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ මැතිතුමා,ජනාධිපති ලේකම් කාර්යාලය,කොළඹගරු ජනාධිපති තුමනි, කටුනායක ගුවන් තොටුපලේ භෞතික සම්පත් ගලවා ගෙන ගොස් යාපනය ගුවන් තොටුපල සංවර්ධනය කිරීම සහ යාපනය ගුවන් තොටුපල ජාත්‍යයන්තර සිවිල් ගුවන් ගමන් සඳහා විවෘත කිරීම මගින් රටට සිදුවන පාඩුව සම්බන්ධවයි මේ වන විට සිවිල් ගුවන් තොටුපලක් බවට පරිවර්තනය කර ඇති පලාලි ගුවන් තොටුපල ජූනි 30 වනදා සිට ජාත්‍යයන්තර ගුවන් ගමන් සඳහා විවෘත කිරීමට අවශ්‍යය කටයුතු සිදුවෙමින් පවතින බව අපට දැන ගැනීමට ලැබී ඇත.එහෙත් අපට ලැබෙන තොරතුරු වලට අනුව යාපනය ගුවන් තොටුපලේ මගී මෙහෙයුම් සිදු... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/06/22)

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ අර්බුදය පිළිබඳ ප්‍රකාශය
අවධානය යොමු කළ යුතු දක්ෂිණ හඬ: ණය යුක්තිය, ණය අවලංගු කිරීම සහ ජාත්‍යන්තර මූල්‍ය අරමුදලේ සාකච්ඡාවල විනිවිදභාවය සඳහා කැඳවීමක්
ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ආර්ථික ප්‍රජාතන්ත්‍රවාදය සඳහා වූ සන්ධානය - The Coalition for Economic Democracy in Sri Lanka (CEDSL) යනු ශ්‍රී ලාංකික ඩයස්පෝරාව ද ඇතුළුව රට තුළ සහ විදේශයන්හි සිටින අදාළ විද්වතුන්, ක්‍රියාකාරීන්, කෘෂිකාර්මික, ධීවර හා කාර්මික කම්කරුවන්, සිසුන්, ව්‍යාපාරිකයින්, වෘත්තීය සමිතිකරුවන් සහ වෘත්තිකයන්ගෙන් සමන්විත කණ්ඩායමකි. රාජ්‍ය ප්‍රතිපත්ති සම්පාදනයේදී ආර්ථික අයිතීන් සහ යුක්තිය පිළිබඳ වටිනාකම් ආරක්ෂා කිරීම එහි මූලික අරමුණු වේ. වසර දෙකක ආර්ථික වශයෙන් විනාශකාරී Covid-19 ලොක්ඩවුන් කිරීම්, රාජ්‍ය ණය ඉහළ යාම සහ ගෝලීය වශයෙන් මුදල් මුද්‍රණය කිරීම... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/06/22)

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ අර්බුදය පිළිබඳ ප්‍රකාශය
ධරණි රාජසිංහම් සේනානායක
අවධානය යොමු කළ යුතු දක්ෂිණ හඬ: ණය යුක්තිය, ණය අවලංගු කිරීම සහ ජාත්‍යන්තර මූල්‍ය අරමුදලේ සාකච්ඡාවල විනිවිදභාවය සඳහා කැඳවීමක් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ආර්ථික ප්‍රජාතන්ත්‍රවාදය සඳහා වූ සන්ධානය - The Coalition for Economic Democracy in Sri Lanka (CEDSL) යනු ශ්‍රී ලාංකික ඩයස්පෝරාව ද ඇතුළුව රට තුළ සහ විදේශයන්හි සිටින අදාළ විද්වතුන්, ක්‍රියාකාරීන්, කෘෂිකාර්මික, ධීවර හා කාර්මික කම්කරුවන්, සිසුන්, ව්‍යාපාරිකයින්, වෘත්තීය සමිතිකරුවන් සහ වෘත්තිකයන්ගෙන් සමන්විත කණ්ඩායමකි. රාජ්‍ය ප්‍රතිපත්ති සම්පාදනයේදී ආර්ථික අයිතීන් සහ යුක්තිය පිළිබඳ වටිනාකම් ආරක්ෂා කිරීම එහි මූලික අරමුණු වේ. වසර දෙකක ආර්ථික වශයෙන් විනාශකාරී Covid-19 ලොක්ඩවුන් කිරීම්, රාජ්‍ය ණය ඉහළ යාම සහ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/06/22)

High Commissioner Moragoda discusses urgent energy requirements of Sri Lanka with the Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas of India
Sri Lankan High Commission  in India
High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda met with the Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Housing and Urban Affairs of India Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, today (27) to discuss urgent matters pertaining to bilateral energy cooperation. The meeting was held at the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs in New Delhi. At the outset, High Commissioner Moragoda briefed Minister Puri on the acute challenges that Sri Lanka is currently facing with regard to the supply and distribution of petroleum products and the severe hardships that... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/06/22)

අප නොවන අප
ප්‍ර සමරසිංහ
අපට, අප වෙන්නට අවස්ථාවක් මතක ඇති කාලයක සිට ලැබී නැත. අපට අපේ කියා දැනුමක් තිබුණත් වන්දනා මාන කරන්නේ පර-දැනුමටය. පර (පර=අනුන්ගේ) දැනුම සහමුලින් අහක දමන්නට කියා තුන් හිතකින් වත් කියන්නේ නැත. අප මතක තබා ගත යුත්තේ ඒ ඒ දැනුම් උත්පාදනය වෙන්නේ ඒ ඒ පරිසරය හා සංස්කෘතිය මුලික වූ චින්තනය මත පිහිටිමෙන් බවය. ඒ ඒ දැනුමේ සාර අසාර බව, ගැලපීම නොගැලපීම විමර්ශනය කර, ඒවායින් සැබෑ ඵල ප්‍රයෝජනයක් ඇත්තම් පමණක් හා ඉන් අපේ හර පද්ධතියට අහිතක් නොවන්නේ නම් පමණක් අපේ දැනුමට අවශෝෂණය කර ගත්තාට නං නපුරක් වෙන්නේ නැත. නමුත් කාලයක් තිස්සේ අවාසනාවකට මෙන් සිද්ධ වෙන්නේ පර දැනුම, කරල... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 28/06/22)

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    3000 BC - Sigiriya is considered the AlakaMandava of the Ravana
    2517 Ramayanaya and Sri Lanka According to Ramayana story, Ravana, the king of Sri Lanka, belongs to a family of migrants from North India who had close connections with region of the Yadus,
    2517 BC - Ravana gets killed in Balangoda during March, 2517BC Ravana, while attending to the wounds suffered in combat by Vibishana (his brother) in Balangoda,
    1000 BC - Sri Lanka has the latest technology : Iron technology is evident in SL
    900 BC - Anuradapura, a major town of, at least 10 Hectares (25 Acres). Anuradhapura was at least 10 ha in extent by ca. 900 BC (perhaps much more). By then prehistoric stone tool technology had been completely superseded by that of iron
    700 BC - Anuradapura Town, 50 Hectares (125 Acres) .
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