Archive for February 20th, 2021

Wanted : Truth and Justice at UNHRC now

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

H. L. D. Mahindapala The increasing interventionist role of the UN and its agencies, mainly the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), in the domestic affairs of Sri Lanka, seen especially in the unwarranted excesses listed in the latest Michelle Bachelet’s report, threatening, for instance, to report Sri Lanka to ICJ, should come under unrelenting scrutiny […]

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PAKISTAN HAVING THE 3rd., LARGEST CATTLE BREED IN THE WORLD, SHOULD COME FORWARD TO ASSIST SRI LANKA FOLLOW THEIR FOOT-STEPS IN THE DAIRY INDUSTRY.

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

By Noor Nizam – Peace and Political Activist, Political Communication Researcher, SLFP/SLPP Stalwart, Member of Viyathmaga and Convener – “The Muslim Voice”, February 20th., 2021. A visit by Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa to Islamabad in the near future, can pave the way for Pakistan’s engagement in Sri Lanka for the betterment of both brotherly Nations. Pakistan is a good friend of […]

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අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමාගේ උපදෙස්මත භික්ෂූන්වහන්සේලාට කොවිඩ් එන්නත දීම මහනුවරින් ඇරඹෙයි

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය භික්ෂූන් වහන්සේලා ඇතුළු අනෙකුත් ආගමික නායකයන්ට කඩිනමින් කොවිඩ්-19 එන්නත ලබා දෙන්නැයි ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද ‍රාජපක්ෂ මහතා උපදෙස් දී ඇත. ඒ අනුව මහනුවර දිස්ත්‍රික්කයේ භික්ෂූන් වහන්සේලාට කොවිඩ් එන්නත ලබා දීම අද 2021.02.20 දිනයේ ආරම්භ කරනු ලැබේ. පූජ්‍ය පක්ෂයට කඩිනමින්  එන්නත් ලබාදීමට කටයුතු කරන ලෙස අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමා බුද්ධශාසන, ආගමික හා සංස්කෘතික කටයුතු අමාත්‍යාංශයේ ලේකම් මහාචාර්ය […]

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Easter Attack PCoI report will be made public : Education Minister

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Courtesy Ceylon Today The Minister of Education Professor G.L. Peiris states that the report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on the Easter Sunday Attack will be publicised. He stated this at a press conference held in Colombo today (15), The Minister of Education also acknowledged that the Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has […]

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Ad hoc vaccinations to stop; health officials to get tough in Sri Lanka

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

by Jamila Husain Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, February 20 (Daily Mirror) – Following complaints that several people who were not under the ‘vulnerable groups’ had received the Astra Zeneca vaccinations against COVID-19 in recent days, health officials at a meeting yesterday decided to get tough and strictly implement the programme according to the groups officially allocated. A […]

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අපිට ඕනෑ පිට කොන්දක් තියෙන නායකයෙක්.. O/L වත් නැති අයට තීන්දු ගන්න ඉඩ දෙන්න බෑ..- අගරදගුරුගෙන් දැඩි ප‍්‍රහාරයක්…

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

adaderana සාමාන්‍ය පෙළ විභාගය හෝ සමත් නැති අයට පාස්කු ඉරුදින ත්‍රස්ත ප්‍රහාරයට වගකිවයුත්තන් සම්බන්ධයෙන් තීරණ ගැනීමට ඉඩදිය නොහැකි බව අගරදගුරු අති උතුම් මැල්කම් කාදිනල් රංජිත් හිමිපාණන් පවසයි. උන්වහන්සේ මේ බව කියාසිටියේ, නව කමිටුවට එරෙහිව කටුවාපිය සාන්ත සෙබස්තියන් දේවස්ථානය වෙත කාදිනල් හිමියන් අද (20) හදිසියේ පැමිණි අවස්ථාවේ දීය. උන්වහන්සේගේ පැමිණිම සැලවු ප්‍රදේශවාසින් පාස්කු ප්‍රහාරයට යුක්තිය ඉල්ලා […]

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Can’t let unqualified people act on PCoI recommendations

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Those who don’t have even basic education shouldn’t be allowed to decide and act on the recommendations by the Presidential Commission of inquiries (PCoI) on Easter Sunday attacks, Archbishop of Colombo, His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith said today. Cardinal Ranjith who joined a protest staged by the Catholics of Katuwapitiya together […]

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Coronavirus death count at 435

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka has reported 02 more coronavirus-related deaths, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed today (February 20). As per the Department of Government Information, both victims are male patients. The new deaths bring the number of COVID-19 related deaths witnessed in Sri Lanka to 435 in total.

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Sri Lanka reports 528 more coronavirus cases

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka has registered 271 more positive cases of Covid-19 today (February 20), the Ministry of Health confirmed. Thereby, Sri Lanka has detected 528 new positive cases of COVID-19 within the day. As per statistics, the total number of Covid-19 infections confirmed so far in the country now stands at 79,480. Recoveries from […]

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Sri Lanka prepared to face Core Group’s resolution at UNHRC – Dinesh

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka is prepared to face the Core Group’s resolution to be presented at the upcoming session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, says Minister of Foreign Affairs Dinesh Gunawardena. His remarks came during the Ada Derana ‘Big Focus’ talk show earlier today (February 20). Issuing a statement yesterday, the Core Group […]

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Young woman who attended Zahran’s classes arrested

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana A young woman, who attended classes conducted by the ringleader of Easter Sunday terror attacks in 2019 Zahran Hashim, has been taken into custody yesterday (February 19). The 24-year-old was identified as a resident of Hingula in Mawanella, Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said. She was arrested in a joint raid carried out […]

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