Archive for April 7th, 2021

THE GENERAL ELECTION OF 1956 Part 5B

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

KAMALIKA PIERIS Philip Gunawardene returned to Sri Lanka in 1932 after ten hectic years abroad. Of all the socialist politicians in the island, Philip Gunawardene is the only politician to have had close contact with socialist movements abroad, observed Ananda Meegama.   He had met with revolutionaries and freedom fighters in four continents. Philip said he […]

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UNHRC March 21 sessions -Britain turns a Coveted Eye at its Ex. Colonies

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Palitha Senanayake Britain, no longer Great, and75 years after it was forced to renounce its colonies with imperialism  identified to be the cause of World Wars, and increasingly finding itself in a rather insignificant role in world  affairs,  appear to indulge in some nostalgic glory turning a coveted eye at its former colony Ceylon, at […]

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THE GENERAL ELECTION OF 1956 Part 5C

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

KAMALIKA PIERIS Garvin Karunaratne observed that it was one thing to make hair raising speeches, another thing to be an efficient minister in a government. Philip was very efficient as a Minister, he said.  I worked in his ministry throughout the MEP  government period and I can say that the forceful ideas that he uttered […]

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THE STORY OF CRICKET IN THE PARADISE – THEN CEYLON NOW SRI LANKA

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Rohan Abeygunawardena “These Sri Lankans are giving the Aussies a real hiding.” This was how Tony Greig described his favourite ‘’little Sri Lankans’’ when their captain Ranatunga’s six cleared the fence at World Cup 1996. Yes, 17th March 1996 was the ‘’Red Letter Day’’ of Sri Lanka cricket. Sri Lanka beat mighty Aussies at 1996 […]

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අපි හැමෝම එකම පක්ෂයේ අය,දැන් තමයි පක්ෂ දෙකකට බෙදිලා ඉන්නේ

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

තිසර සමල් – අනුරාධපුර  අපි හැමෝම එකම පක්ෂයේ අය,දැන් තමයි පක්ෂ දෙකකට බෙදිලා ඉන්නේ, මහින්ද මහත්තයාගේ ඇතුළු, දුමින්ද දිසානායකගේ -බර්ටි දිසානායකගේ ඇතුළු මේ බහුතරයකගේ ආරම්භය තියෙන්නේ ශ්‍රී ලංකා නිදහස් පක්ෂය ඇතුලේ අපි අද පක්ෂ දෙකක හිටියට.සාමාන්‍යයෙන් අම්මා-තාත්තා එක්ක තරහා වෙලා ළමයෙක් ගෙදරින් ගියා කියලා, අම්මා තාත්තා ළමයා එක්ක තරහා වෙන්නේ නෑනේ, පුළුවන් තරම් අනුකම්පාකරනවා, උදව් කරනවා.හැබැයි අවසාන ප්‍රථිපලය […]

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වෛද්‍ය ආර්.එම්.එස්.කේ රත්නායක මහතා පිලිබඳව

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

වෛද්‍ය රුවන් එම් ජයතුංග  වෛද්‍ය ආර්.එම්.එස්.කේ රත්නායක මහතා මුලින්ම මට හමු වන්නේ 2000 වසරේදී නිර්වින්දන වෛද්‍යවරයෙකු(Anesthetist) ලෙස පත්වීම ලැබ හලාවත මූලික රෝහලට ගිය විටදීය. එවකට එතුමා හලාවත මූලික රෝහලේ වෛද්‍ය අධිකාරීවරයා විය. හලාවත මූලික රෝහලේ නිර්වින්දන අංශයේ විශේසඥ වෛද්‍යවරයෙකු නොසිටි  අතර  නිර්වින්දන  වෛද්‍යවරු වූ  සභාරත්නම් , ඉන්ද්‍රාණි ධනපාල , ශ්‍රියානි ප්‍රනාන්දු , පද්මරාජ් , ඊවා […]

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Next four weeks ‘very, very critical’ for India in COVID-19 battle

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia New Delhi, April 7 (Reuters) – India’s fight against COVID-19 over the next four weeks will be very, very critical” as its faces a faster second surge in infections, senior government health official Vinod Kumar Paul said on Tuesday. India’s daily infections passed the 100,000 mark for the first time on Monday, data […]

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Clearing elephant corridor to build hotel untrue: Forest Dept.

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Chaturanga Samarawickrama Courtesy The Daily Mirror While condemning the media reports, the Forest Conservation Department (FCD) said that there was no truth behind clearing an elephant corridor in the Sinharaja Forest Reserve for the construction of a hotel. While issuing a report, the Department said the claimed hotel construction takes place 3.5 to 5 km […]

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AG authorizes ban of 11 Islamic organizations linked to extremism

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Attorney General has authorized the proscription of 11 Islamic organizations linked to extremist activities, his Coordinating Officer State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne said today (April 07). Relevant organizations are as follows:  1. United Thowheed Jamaath (UTJ)2. Ceylon Thowheed Jamaath (CTJ)3. Sri Lanka Thowheed Jamaath (SLTJ)4. All Ceylon Thowheed Jamaath (ACTJ)5. Jamiyyathul Ansaari Sunnaththul […]

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Three more COVID-19 deaths

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka has reported 03 more coronavirus-related deaths, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed today (April 07). The new deaths bring the number of COVID-19 related deaths witnessed in Sri Lanka to 591 in total. 01. The deceased is an 89-year-old male resident in Homagama. He was diagnosed with Covid-19 while undergoing treatments […]

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190 coronavirus cases reported within the day

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka on Wednesday (April 07) confirmed another 52 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus in the country as total infections detected within the day reached 190. This brought the total number of Covid-19 confirmed in the country thus far to 93,993. According to the Epidemiology Unit, 2,485 patients infected with the virus […]

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World powers seek to bring US back into Iran nuclear deal

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Officials from five world powers began a new effort Tuesday to try to bring the United States back into the foundering 2015 nuclear deal they signed with Iran, a delicate diplomatic dance that needs to balance the concerns and interests of both Washington and Tehran. The meeting in Vienna of envoys from Russia, […]

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Ajith Mannapperuma to fill Ranjan’s parliamentary seat rendered vacant?

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Former State Minister Ajith Mannapperuma, who contested the 2020 general election from Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), is expected to fill the parliamentary seat of Ranjan Ramanayake which was rendered vacant. He had come in fifth among the SJB contestants from Gampaha District, securing a total of 47,212 preferential votes in last year’s election. […]

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E register; Consumer protection lacking for land owners.

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Kirthimala Gunasekera Senior Lawyer Interesting informative article on ‘’DIGITALIZATION AND MODERNIZING TRADE BUSIENSS AND CONSUMERISM FOR THE CITIZEN’’ 4th April 2021 published in  Lanka Web .  E Land registration will soon be operating the land registration system to secure ownership . However it  can be a source of ownership insecurity,  without consumer protection laws  The […]

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THE GENERAL ELECTION OF 1956 Part 9C

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

KAMALIKA PIERIS This video has many informative photographs and information on the life of Mr. S.W.R.D.Bandaranayeka  which are not found elsewhere,

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