Archive for April 10th, 2021

The ban on the BBS: A sop to Cerberus?

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

by Rohana R. Wasala The report of the ministerial subcommittee appointed by the president on February 19, 2021 to study the Final Report of the PCoI on the Easter Sunday Attacks and to suggest how its recommendations should be carried out was handed over to the president on April 5 by its secretary Harigupta Rohanadheera, […]

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The glorious years of Jaffna youth were hijacked by Ponnambalam

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

H. L. D. Mahindapala Between  mid-twenties and mid-thirties, Jaffna stood as a shining beacon, showing the path to a future filled with humane and liberal values aimed at bonding a divided nation into one united brotherhood, rising above castes and divisive creeds. Jaffna held the future of the nation  in the palm  of  its hands. […]

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මරණ පරීක්ෂකවරු බඳවා ගැනීමට අදාළව ආණ්ඩුවේ වර්ගවාදය

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

 මතුගම සෙනෙවිරුවන්          හදිසි මරණ පරීක්ෂකවරු සඳහා තනතුරු බිහි කිරීම සිදු වන්නේ 1979 අංක 15 දරණ අපරාධ නඩු විධාන සංග්‍රහයේ 108 වගන්තිය අනුවයි. සිවිල් පුරවැසියන්ගෙන් තෝරාගත් උගත් බුද්ධිමත් පුද්ගලයන්  සීමිත පොලිස් බලතල සහිතව මෙම තනතුරට  පත්කිරීමට  අධිකරණ ඇමතිවරයාට බලය හිමිවී තිබේ.මෙම තනතුර සඳහා පඩිනඩි සැපයීමක් සිදු නොවන අතර හදිසි මරණයකදී කරන ලද පරීක්ෂණයකින් අනතුරුව ලබා […]

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Taking Lessons From LTTE New Narco-Terrorism Network Takes Shape In South Asia – OpEd

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

By Sugeeswara Senadhira* Courtesy Euresia Review Indian security officials believe the interception of a Sri Lankan boat carrying 300 kilograms of heroin, five AK-47 guns and ammunition off the coast of Vizhinjam in Kerala in South India on March 25 points to a network of narco-terrorism with strong links to a group in Sri Lanka. […]

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Low-income families to receive Rs. 5,000 allowance for festive season

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

Courtesy Ada Derana Steps have been taken to provide a cash allowance of Rs. 5,000 to Samurdhi recipients and low-income families, says State Minister of Samurdhi, Household Economy, Micro Finance, Self-Employment and Business Development Shehan Semasinghe. The decision has been taken in view of the upcoming Sinhala and Tamil New Year. Samurdhi officers have been […]

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Another COVID-19 death in Sri Lanka

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Director-General of Health Services has confirmed another COVID-related death in Sri Lanka on Saturday (April 10). This brings the total number of COVID deaths reported in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic to 596. The deceased was identified as a 56-year-old man from Udahethenna. He was tested positive for the virus […]

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Coronavirus figures up by 160 new infections

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

Courtesy Asda Derana A total of 160 more persons were tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka today (April 10) as the confirmed cases count reached 94,724. Fifty-one of them have been identified from the prison cluster, the Department of Government Information said. Meanwhile, the recoveries count recorded in the country is currently at 91,456. […]

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