Archive for April 5th, 2021

DESPITE CULTURAL INTEGRATION COMPOSING SUB-CULTURES IN OVERSEAS BY SRI LANKAN MIGRANTS

Monday, April 5th, 2021

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS Culture is defined by many focusing on the past civilization; however, the culture cannot strictly define its real complexity limiting to past matters, which were broader and connected to social, economic, political, religious, races, and many others, the evolution of civilization added many features to the culture and historical information provides that […]

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The Geneva game and the 13th Amendment: a geographical analysis -Part- II-To: Expert Committee to draft a new constitution

Monday, April 5th, 2021

C. Wijeyawickrema, LL.B., Ph.D. As already intimated to you [to Expert Committee] orally and in writing, we are willing to evolve a settlement within the framework of a united, undivided and indivisible country: yet based on the principle of internal self-determination resulting in maximum possible devolution.” -TNA leader Sampanthan (Island newspaper, March 21, 2021) The […]

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As the New Old Left turns 50…

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Malinda Seneviratne Revolutionaries, self-styled or otherwise, are hard to imagine as old people, the exception of course being Fidel Castro. Castro grew old with a Cuban Revolution that has demonstrated surprising resilience. Che Guevara was effectively stilled, literally and metaphorically when he was just 39, ensuring iconic longevity — and the wild haired image with […]

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Outcome of vote on Geneva ‘resolution’

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Palitha Mapatuna A few days ago, in Geneva, a ‘resolution’ was introduced against Sri Lanka.  Reports indicate that this ‘resolution’ was based on falsities and inaccuracies, involving non-disclosure of vital information (as an example, one reads of suppression of  ‘Gash reports’). All this seems to constitute a perversion of what is called ‘human rights’ for political […]

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SEVEN HUNDREDTH DHAMMA CONFERENCE

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Shripal Nishshanka Fernando Sabbadanam dhammadanam jinati sabbarasam dhammaraso jinati sabbaratim dhammarati jinati tanhakkhayo sabbadukkham jinati. The gift of the Dhamma excels all gifts; the taste of the Dhamma excels all tastes; delight in the Dhamma excels all delights. The eradication of Craving (i.e., attainment of arahatship) overcomes all ills (samsara dukkha). The seven hundredth Dhamma […]

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CARDINAL MALCOLM RANJITH’S EXPLOSIVE ANGER AGAINST FORMER PRESIDENT MAITHREEPALA SIRISENA

Monday, April 5th, 2021

By M D P DISSANAYAKE Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has already judged and found  that the former President of Sri Lanka Mr Maithreepala Sirisena guilty for the crimes committed on Good Friday in Sri Lanka.  He has thus surpassed the King Kekille of yesteryears.  By his explosive speech at St Anthony;s Church  at ,Kochchikade, Kotahena, he […]

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බෞද්ධ ජනරජ ප්‍රවාදය – 13 වැනි කොටස ​- පක්‍ෂ ක්‍රමයේ සීමා

Monday, April 5th, 2021

ආචාර්ය වරුණ චන්ද්‍රකීර්ති බෞද්ධ ජනරජයේ පරමාධිපත්‍යය බලයට සාමූහික අයිතිය අයත්වන බවත් එයට මූලික තැනක් හිමිවන බවත් මෙම ලිපි පෙළින් අපි අවධාරණය කළෙමු. පක්‍ෂ ක්‍රමය ඔස්සේ ක්‍රියාත්මක වන්නේ ද එක්තරා ආකාරයක සාමූහික අයිතියකි. තව ද පවත්නා ක්‍රමයේ සිට වෙනත් පරමාදර්ශයකට රට ගෙන යෑමේ දී එය අනුක්‍රමිකව සිදුකිරීම ද අත්‍යවශ්‍ය කටයුත්තකි. එසේ නොමැතිව, එක්වර ම කරනු ලබන […]

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Unclear. Untold. Unfair. Untenable

Monday, April 5th, 2021

MALINDA SENEVIRATN​E Unclear. Untold. Unfair. These are words that one can reasonably expect in any decent conversation or review of the recent UN Human Rights Council resolution on/against Sri Lanka. However, such dismal descriptives are applicable to other matters, institutions and processes as well. Just the other day, those words were uttered at the launch […]

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Gotabaya regime comes under multiple pressures

Monday, April 5th, 2021

By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Express Colombo, April 5: The Gotabaya Rajapaksa Presidency, which is in its second year, is facing multiple problems, both domestic and external, economic as well as political.  Divisions have arisen in the ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) and also with alliance partners. There is difficulty in kick-starting the economy derailed by the […]

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Naxal who executed Sukma attack was trained by LTTE in ambush tactics Read more

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Courtesy OneIndia New Delhi, Apr 05: Preliminary investigations into the Sukma attack by the naxalites suggest that CPI (Maoist) leader Basava Raju led the execution. Basava Raju alias Nambala Keshav Rao took over as the general secretary of the CPI (Maoist) and has been part of the naxal movement since the 1970s. The National Investigation […]

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Myanmar Court sentences 12 SL fishers to jail

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Sulochana Ramiah Mohan (RP)  A Myanmar court has sentenced 12 Sri Lankan fishermen to jail terms of three to five years on three charges. The 10-crew members were imposed with a jail term of three years and six months with a fine of 20,000 kyats  (Rs 2,800) each, while the fishing trawler drivers were charged […]

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Don’t protect perpetrators through committees – Cardinal

Monday, April 5th, 2021

By Norman Palihawadana Courtesy The Island Easter Sunday carnage Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith yesterday asked the government not to appoint any more committees to delay action against those responsible for the Easter Sunday attacks. He made this statement after visiting a number of churches in Colombo and the suburbs yesterday. The Cardinal said […]

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Govt. ready to introduce new legislation to regulate int’l schools: Edu Minister

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Government is ready to introduce new legislation to regulate international schools, Education Minister Professor G. L. Peiris told Parliament today. Responding to an oral question raised by SJB MP Sumith Sanjaya Perera in the House, Professor Peiris said the Government is willing to have a […]

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Five more Covid-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka has reported 05 more coronavirus-related deaths, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed today (April 05). As per the Department of Government Information, one female patient and four male patients are among the victims. The new deaths bring the number of COVID-19 related deaths witnessed in Sri Lanka to 586 in total.

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Coronavirus: 137 positive cases in total detected today

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka on Monday (April 05) confirmed another 37 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus in the country as total infections detected within the day reached 137. This brought the total number of Covid-19 confirmed in the country thus far to 93,595. According to the Epidemiology Unit, 2,451 patients infected with the virus […]

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President orders immediate ban on import of Palm oil

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ordered the importation of Palm Oil into Sri Lanka to be halted with immediate effect. Secretary to the President P. B. Jayasundera has advised the Controller-General of the Department of Imports and Exports Control to issue the relevant gazette order to give effect to these instructions within today (April […]

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Easter attacks victim issues letter of demand to Maithripala, Ranil and 10 others

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Moditha Ekanayake, Attorney-at-Law, has issued a Letter of demand against 12 individuals seeking compensation of Rs 500 million for the physical and psychological damages caused to him by the failure to prevent the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attacks. The letter of demand issued via Attorney at Law Sujeewa Gunatilake has been issued to […]

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Sri Lanka spent Rs. 1,239 billion to import vehicles from 2015-19

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana State Minister of Money & Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms, Ajith Nivard Cabraal, says that Sri Lanka had spent Rs. 1,239 billion to import vehicles from 103 countries during the period from 2015 to 2019. During 2015 to 2019, Sri Lanka has spent Rs. 1,239 billion to import vehicles from 103 countries”, […]

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Sri Lankans deported from UAE found linked to extremist activities

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Two suspects, who had been arrested by the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) after being deported from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), have been revealed to have propagated extremist ideologies. Sri Lanka Police and the TID recently arrested two individuals who were deported from the UAE over various offenses. One suspect, a 44-year-old from […]

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