Archive for June 13th, 2021

Condemnation of the misleading statement made by Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya on the role of Agriculture Professionals

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Media Release We, hereby, vehemently condemn the derogatory and misleading remarks made by Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya – who seems to be a consummate politician and is a medical trade union leader – during a recent media release, in which he challenged the Agricultural officers’ knowledge on organic agriculture. Furthermore, we believe that his conduct is […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 20 C1

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

KAMALIKA PIERIS The main charge against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC is that they deliberately killed thousands of civilians in the last phase of Eelam War IV. Rajiva Wijesinha was Secretary-General of the Sri Lankan Government Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process (SCOPP) from 2007–2009. In that capacity Rajiva had access to war data. Rajiva […]

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හෙද ගැටළු නොවිසදන්නේ නම් ඉදිරි සතිය තුළ නැවතත් වෘත්තීය ක්‍රියාමාර්ගයන්ට

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

සමස්ත ලංකා හෙද සංගමය හෙද ගැටළු නොවිසදන්නේ නම් ඉදිරි සතිය තුළ නැවතත් වෘත්තීය ක්‍රියාමාර්ගයන්ට. #කොවිඩ් වසංගත තත්වය හමුවේ ඉතා අවධානම් සහ භාරධූර රාජකාරියක නිරතව සිටින මෙරට 38000ක පමණ හෙද කාර්ය මණ්ඩලයට බලපා තිබෙන වෘත්තීය ගැටලූ ගණනාවක් විසඳාගැනීම අරමුණු කොට පසුගිය මැයි 31වන දා තෝරාගත් රෝහල් ගණනාවක හෙද කාර්ය මණ්ඩලය එක්දින අසනීප නිවාඩු වාර්ථා කිරීමේ වෘත්තීය […]

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Chinese Admiral Zheng He and the Tamils of Sri Lanka

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

By Dr.Nirmala Chandrahasan/The Island Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, June 9: The recent discovery of name- boards in public institutions which have omitted one of the national languages, namely Tamil, only to replace it with Mandarin Chinese has caused a furor with Tamil members of Parliament and other politicians voicing their protests. Certainly, this is most unfortunate […]

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Sri Lankan organisation donates medical oxygen cylinders

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Courtesy Gulf Times The Federation of Sri Lankan Muslim Associations Qatar (FSMA-Q), under the guidance of the Sri Lankan embassy in Qatar, has provided 60 medical oxygen cylinders to help in the fight against Covid-19 back in Sri Lanka. The Federation of Sri Lankan Muslim Associations Qatar (FSMA-Q), under the guidance of the Sri Lankan […]

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Security tightened along TN coastal areas; threats of armed infiltrators entering state received

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Courtesy NewsX The Tamil Nadu state police and Central intelligence agencies have been on their feet and high vigilance after threats of an armed group trying to infiltrate from Sri Lanka were received. The Tamil Nadu state police and Central intelligence agencies have been on their feet and high vigilance after threats of an armed […]

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Bahrain suspends work permits for people from red list countries indefinitely

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Courtesy The National News Citizens from India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are affected Bahrain has indefinitely suspended giving work permits to people from coronavirus red list countries who are outside the kingdom, a representative of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority told The National on Sunday. For the time being, individuals who are in India, Pakistan, […]

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1 percent of Sri Lanka’s population infected with COVID-19.

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

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SLPP General Secretary attacked President and PM, not me, Gammanpila claps back

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Minister of Energy Udaya Gammanpila, addressing the criticisms over the recent price hike of fuel, says that all he did was informing the public of a collective decision made by the government including the President and the Prime Minister. Holding a press conference today (June 13), the Minister of Energy responded to the […]

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COVID: Sri Lanka confirms 2,329 new cases within the day

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Daily COVID-19 cases count hit 2,329 on Sunday (June 13) as 443 more people were tested positive for the virus in Sri Lanka. The new development brings the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the country to 223,606. As many as 188,547 recoveries and 2,136 deaths have been confirmed in […]

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Construction of Central Expressway in Gampaha paused

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The construction work on the Central Expressway in the Gampaha District will be temporarily suspended, said Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga. The work will be suspended until a final decision is reached after reviewing the construction plan, he said. A number of areas in the Gampaha District have been inundated due to the […]

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Fuel price hike is a measure to stabilize national economy – PMD

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The latest fuel price hike is a step taken to stabilize the national economy, bank interest rates, and foreign reserves as well as to secure and improve the health and welfare of the public, President’s Media Division said. Issuing a statement, the PMD stated that the Cabinet Sub Committee on Cost of Living […]

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G7 nations to agree tough measures on burning coal to tackle climate change

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana World leaders meeting in Cornwall are to adopt strict measures on coal-fired power stations as part of the battle against climate change. The G7 group will promise to move away from coal plants, unless they have technology to capture carbon emissions. It comes as Sir David Attenborough warned that humans could be on […]

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