Archive for June 20th, 2021

ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 20 C5

Sunday, June 20th, 2021

KAMALIKA PIERIS Several   countries   which are pro-Eelam have   prevented senior military officials of the Sri Lanka army, from attending prestigious foreign courses and receiving scholarships, citing unsubstantiated war crimes accusations.  Maj. Gen Jagath Dias was not allowed to join an ICRC project in Australia.  US refused to accommodate Maj. Gen. Sudantha Ranasinghe, on a programme […]

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Sri Lanka defends move to build artificial reef

Sunday, June 20th, 2021

Meera Srinivasan Courtesy The Hindu It is not only the government that defended the move, but also Jaffna-based fisher cooperatives. Days after Tamil Nadu fishermen protested Sri Lanka’s efforts to build an artificial reef off Delft island, west of Jaffna peninsula, authorities defended the move aimed at enhancing fish breeding”. Last week, Sri Lanka’s Department […]

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SLPP eats humble pie over fuel price hike statement

Sunday, June 20th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The statement put out by SLPP (Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna)  General Secretary Sagara Kariyawasam, critical of Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila over the latest fuel price hike, laid bare once again factions and frictions  in the government . It is commonsense that the fuel price hikes cannot be enforced without sanction of the […]

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Conspiracy behind inaccurate COVID-19 figures?

Sunday, June 20th, 2021

Sheain Fernandopulle Courtesy The Daily Mirror The concerns have been raised to such an extent over the contradictory figures on COVID-19 deaths and cases in the country that medical experts claim that to be a conspiracy. Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) President Dr. Anurudda Padeniya voiced against the controversy over COVID-19 figures. I say with […]

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Sri Lanka records 47 new COVID-related deaths

Sunday, June 20th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Director General of Health Services has confirmed 47 more COVID-19 related deaths that have occurred yesterday (June 19). This pushes the official death toll due to the virus in Sri Lanka to 2,581. According to the data released by the Department of Government Information, the new fatalities confirmed today include 20 females […]

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Coronavirus: 2,008 new infections confirmed within the day

Sunday, June 20th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Daily COVID-19 cases count hit 2,008 on Sunday (June 20) as 455 more people were tested positive for the virus in Sri Lanka. Earlier this evening, the Department of Government Information confirmed 1,553 new cases associated with the New Year Cluster. The new development brings the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus […]

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