Archive for June 26th, 2021

EPIDEMIC CONTROL AND SOCIAL DISTANCING

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS Sri Lanka had been experienced the control of various human epidemics since its human history There are contrasting opinions on this matter.). All epidemics were in Sri Lanka had been controlled by the use of the most powerful technique, social distancing. The term has a different meaning in a practical situation and […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 20 C8 B

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

KAMALIKA PIERIS United Kingdom led a global offensive at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva to prosecute ‘war crimes’ against Sri Lankan soldiers. Critics are now going at UK for its own violation of human rights and they are starting with the British Empire. Jallianwallah Bagh massacre of 1919,   Peshawar massacre of […]

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If Nicaragua could take US to international court & win – shouldn’t Sri Lanka do same to India?

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Shenali D Waduge In April 1984 Nicaragua referred the US Government to the International Court of Justice claiming the US violated international law by supporting the Contras. The ICJ ruled in favor of Nicaragua in 1986 & demanded reparations be paid to Nicaragua. The US did not participate in the court proceedings. The US also […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 20 C8A

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

KAMALIKA PIERIS The west, smarting after its defeat in Eelam war IV, raised a war crimes cry   against the Sri Lanka army. Critics returned the compliment by pointing out the war crimes of the west, starting with USA.  US armed forces have committed crimes which clearly   fall within the war crimes definitions of the ICC […]

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Dappula de Livera Called Upon to explain: (Part 3)

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

by The Sri Lanka Study Circle Petitioner G L Peiris’ Intervention in Court Acknowledging that the Port City Bill was Unconstitutional while Peiris Continued to Assure the Cabinet, the Parliament and the People that it was Constitutional /Contd from Part 2 Were you, Mr. de Livera, a willing accessory to Prof Peiris’ chicanery? Prof G […]

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WHO’s new representative in Sri Lanka assures help to get vaccines

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, June 26 (newsin.asia): Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena received the newly appointed representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) to Sri Lanka Dr. Alaka Singh on June 25 at the Ministry. Welcoming Dr. Singh to Sri Lanka, Minister Gunawardena recalled the close cooperation between Sri Lanka and the WHO, being the […]

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Plight of Sri Lanka’s estate workers in corona time

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

By Jeeva Sathasivam/www.journo.lk Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, June 23: In early March 2020, when the coronavirus started to spread in Sri Lanka, a loose curfew was imposed island-wide for over three months. Thus a large number of infections were not identified. Further, the death toll was not that high. The total death toll from the first […]

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Lankan govt takes first steps to prevent needless and vengeful detentions and speed up justice

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

By Sugeewara Senadhira/Daily News Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, June 25: A rare cross-party agreement with a marked difference was seen in the Sri Lanka parliament earlier this week. Two parliamentarians with bitter experiences of spending time in detention, due to political witch-hunting according to them, saw eye-to-eye on the need for justice for those who are […]

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X-Press Pearl insurers to pay Rs. 720 mn interim compensation for fisherfolk

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The insurers of fire-ravaged MV X-Press Pearl have agreed on a payment of Rs. 720 million as interim compensation payment for the fisherfolk affected by the disaster, says Minister of Justice Ali Sabri, PC. Sri Lanka is now witnessing one of the worst marine environmental disasters due to the massive fire that erupted […]

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Death toll tops 2,900 with 43 new COVID victims

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka has recorded 43 more COVID-19 related fatalities confirmed by the Director General of Health Services on Friday (June 25). The new development has pushed the official death toll due to the virus in Sri Lanka to 2,905. According to the data released by the Department of Government Information, the new victims […]

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Daily coronavirus case tally moves to 1,801

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reports that another 715 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, moving the daily total of new cases to 1,801. This brings the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the country to 251,727. As many as 216,840 recoveries and 2,905 deaths […]

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Death sentence of 253 inmates to be commuted to life imprisonment

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana State Minister of Prison Reforms today (June 26) stated that attention is being paid to commute the sentences of 253 prisoners who have been condemned to death. State Minister Lohan Ratwatte said that the relevant report has been submitted to the Minister of Justice. He said, We have forwarded that request to the […]

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Project involving prison inmates for organic fertilizer production (Video)

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Courtesy Hiru News A pilot project to use prison inmates to produce organic fertilizer in the country commenced today (26) from the Batticaloa Prison.The event was presided over by Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage. This program has been initiated by the State Ministry of Prison Management and Prisoner Rehabilitation. Meanwhile, farmers in many parts of the country […]

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ඇමරිකාවට ප්‍රතිචාර – තානාපති නොදුටු දේ –

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

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Correction of a verdict given by a regime influencing & politicizing the Judiciary

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Courtesy Hiru News Former Colombo District Parliamentarian Duminda Silva, who was imprisoned for the murder of former Parliamentarian Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra was released on a Presidential pardon yesterday. Former Member of Parliament Duminda Silva played a significant role in uplifting the living standards of low-income earners in the Colombo District. An exchange of gunfire between […]

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4 MP’s ready to resign for Basil to enter Parliament (Video)

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Courtesy Hiru News Internal sources stated that four national list MPs of the Sri Lanka People’s Front have agreed to give their seat to former Minister Basil Rajapaksa to enter Parliament. It is reported that the Secretary of the People’s Front MP Sagara Kariyawasam, Jayantha Ketagoda, Marjan Faleel, as well as Prof. Ranjith Bandara, are […]

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