Archive for April 17th, 2021

Death of liberal democracy in Jaffna led to national disaster

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

H. L. D. Mahindpala  No Tamil political leader in the post-Donoughmore period had single-handedly constructed an ideology and changed the course of national politics, almost overnight, asGanapathipillai Gangaser Ponnambalam (8 November 1901 – 9 February 1977). Not only that, no one else has left such a lasting impact – albeit a divisive and devastating one […]

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Embassy of Sri Lanka celebrates Sinhala & Tamil New Year Sunday 18 April 2021 from 1100 EST onwards

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Embassy of Sri Lanka Washington D.C. The Embassy of Sri Lanka, in collaboration with its ‘Overseas Sri Lankans (OSL) Network’ in the USA, will celebrate Sinhala and Tamil New Year on Sunday, April 18, 2021, from 11.00 am onwards. Modeled on the Ratawata Aurudu” programmes done connecting main cities in Sri Lanka during the New Year, […]

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ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමා නැකතට හිසතෙල් ගෑමේ චාරිත්‍රය ඉටු කරයි

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය ගරු අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතා සිංහල දෙමළ අලුත් අවුරුද්දේ හිසතෙල් ගෑමේ නැකත් චාරිත්‍රය අගමැති නිල නිවසේ දී අද (17) දින පෙරවරුවේ ඉටු කළේය. පූර්වභාග 7.16ට දකුණු දිශාව බලා හිසට නුගපත් ද පයට කරඳ පත් ද තබා නිල් පැහැති වස්ත්‍රාභරණයෙන් සැරසී නුග පත් යුෂ මිශ්‍ර නානු හා තෙල් ගා ස්නානය කිරීම මෙවර සිංහල […]

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දුමින්ද දිසානායක නැකතට හිසතෙල් ගෑමේ චාරිත්‍රය ඉටු කරයි

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

තිසර සමල්   – අනුරාධපුර  සිංහල හින්දු අලුත් අවුරුද්දේ හිස තෙල් ගෑමේ උතු⁣රු මැද පළාත් රාජ්‍ය මහෝත්සවය උතුරු මැද පළාත් ආණ්ඩුකාර මහීපාල හේරත්, රාජ්‍යය අමාත්‍ය දුමින්ද දිසානායක යන මහත්වරුන්ගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් අද (17) අනුරාධපුර ආයුර්වේද රෝහල් පරිශ්‍රයේදී පැවැත්විණි. පූර්ව භාග 7.16 ට දකුණු දිශාව බලා හිසට නුග පත්ද, පයට කරඳ පත්ද තබා නිල් පැහැති වස්ත්‍රාභරණයෙන් සැරසී නුග […]

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A Phone Conversation Piloting a New Voyage

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

By Qi Zhenhong, Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka On the evening of March 29, Chinese President Xi Jinping had an important phone conversation with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. This was the second phone conversation between the two state leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic,  and  a strategic communication with a backdrop of international and regional […]

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Cabraal: Prez appoints members to Port City Economic Commission

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

By Shyam Nuwan Ganewatta Courtesy The Island The President of the country would always appoint members to the Colombo Port City Economic Commission, entrusted with running of that city under the proposed CPCEC Bill, State Minister of Money & Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms, Ajith Nivard Cabraal, yesterday, told the media, in Colombo. State […]

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Sri Lanka to impose restrictions on arrivals from overseas

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Some restrictions will have to be imposed on arrivals from overseas taking into account the uptick in positive cases of COVID-19 among individuals arriving in Sri Lanka, says the Chief Epidemiologist Dr. Sudath Samaraweera. In a statement, he said Sri Lanka has registered 52,710 coronavirus infections so far in 2021 with 1,593 of […]

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Coronavirus: 252 new cases confirmed within the day

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Ministry of Health on Friday (April 15) confirmed 85 more new cases of the COVID-19 in Sri Lanka as the daily cases count reached 253. According to the Department of Government Information, among the new positive cases are 49 individuals who arrived in the country from overseas. The new development has brought the […]

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Two COVID deaths from Kelaniya & Kurunegala

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll climbed to 617 today (April 17) as two more persons were confirmed to have died of the virus infection. One of the deceased is a 73-year-old woman Kelaniya area. She passed away while receiving treatment at the Colombo National Hospital on Friday (April 16). The cause of death […]

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Five arrested in North for promoting LTTE

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Five persons have been taken into custody for promoting the now-defunct separatist group LTTE, says Minister of Public Security, Rear Admiral (Rtd.) Sarath Weerasekara. The arrest has been made by the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID). Three of the arrestees are from Jaffna and the other one is from Kilinochchi, according to Minister Weerasekara.

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Water meter theft: Deraniyagala PS Chairman remanded

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Chairman of Deraniyagala Pradeshiya Sabha, who was taken into custody over illegal possession of 98 stolen water meters, has been remanded until the 19th of April. He was produced before Avissawella Magistrate’s Court under the provisions of the Offences Against Public Property Act earlier today (April 17). Deraniyagala Police had received a […]

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Will forfeit assets of banned extremist organizations – Sarath Weerasekara

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Minister of Public Security, Rear Admiral (Rtd.) Sarath Weerasekara says measures will be taken to forfeit the assets of proscribed extremist Islamic organizations. He made this observation responding to the queries raised by the media in Colombo. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, on April 13, published an extraordinary gazette notification banning 11 extremist Islamic organizations. […]

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Add India to UK travel ban list to stop Covid variant, urges scientist

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Courtesy The Guardian India should be placed on the UK’s red list” for travel after the discovery of a new coronavirus variant, according to a leading scientist. © Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Prof Danny Altmann, from Imperial College London, says it is mystifying” and confounding” that those flying in from the country are […]

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‘This is a catastrophe’: India looked like it had beaten Covid, but cases are now skyrocketing

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Shweta Sharma and Samuel Lovett  Courtesy The Independent An elderly woman gasped for air at the main 1,000-bed Covid hospital in Mumbai, India, even as a ventilator pumped oxygen into her lungs. She collapsed after hours of struggling for each breath, but came round again after doctors performed CPR to stimulate her heart back to […]

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