Archive for August 7th, 2021

Demise of Dilip Kumar the demigod of Hindi cinema.

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

By Rohana R. Wasala I have always strongly endorsed the necessity for actors to possess a reasonable degree of social responsibility. The actor who is adored by millions of people owes something to the society, which has given him an elevated and highly respected position. Dilip Kumar  Dilip Kumar was born in Peshawar (which is […]

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Tamil Genocide / Mullivaikal Massacre Remembrance Day In Auckland – Stirring Up Communal Strife In New Zealand Based On A Disproven Allegation

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Dr. Chula Rajapakse MNZMSpokesperson  , United Sri Lanka Assn, Wellington NZ Rt Hon Jacinda ArdenPrime Minister of New Zealand. Dear Prime Minister, Tamil Genocide / Mullivaikal  Massacre Remembrance Day In Auckland –  Stirring Up Communal Strife In New Zealand  Based On A Disproven Allegation The United Sri Lanka Association (USLA) of Wellington and it’s members […]

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UK suppressed ‘robust evidence’ at Sri Lanka’s expense at UNHRC – Lord Naseby

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Courtesy The Island ‘It is unforgiveable and a black day for my UK Govt.’  It was reprehensible that the UK, as the leader of the Core Group on Sri Lanka and a member of the UNHRC, had suppressed ‘robust evidence of utmost importance’, Lord Naseby said on Tuesday (23). The Conservative party member said in […]

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Give some comforts to the sick citizens

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Dr. Mareena Thaha Reffai, , Dehiwela Letter to the editor: Give some comforts to the sick citizens We hear and see the absolute destitute situation of the patients in the hospitals. Will it be too much to ask the government to think of alternative arrangements? We see very sick people, mildly sick people, and even […]

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Overcoming the COVID-pandemic:

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Dr. Sunil J. Wimalawansa Prof. Medicine, Endocrinology, & Nutrition While vaccines are a temporary solution, there is no possibility of generating herd immunity through vaccines to eradicate the pandemic.  The current delta mutants, highly infectious, might direct the nations in that direction as nearly achieving in India, certain parts of the USA, and Sri Lanks […]

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Ahmadiyya Khalifa delivers a faith-inspiring address from the Ahmadi Ladies marquee at UK Convention 2021

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

By A. Abdul Aziz On the second day of U.K. Convention (7th August), Ahmadiyya Khalifa Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad delivered an address for the Ahmadi Ladies, the gist of which as below: Ahmadiyya Khalifa said: Nowadays, such a notion of so-called freedom has taken hold in the name of enlightenment, which, rather than ensuring enlightenment, […]

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Police launch operation in Colombo to trace those who are not vaccinated

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, August 7 (NewsWire) – Sri Lanka Police has commenced a special operation in Colombo to trace those who have not been vaccinated with even a single dose, Police Spokesman SDIG Ajith Rohana said. He said they had Police Community Policing Division has been assigned to identify people who are over 30 years […]

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Sri Lanka’s study: Sinopharm vaccine efficient against Delta variant

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Courtesy CGTN Researchers from one of Sri Lanka’s leading universities, the Sri Jayewardenepura University, have found that China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine is highly efficient against the Delta variant which has become the dominant variant across the world. According to the study, 95 percent of individuals who received two doses of the Sinopharm vaccine have developed […]

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Reports on Japura hospital packed with COVID patients are false

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Sri Jayawardenepura General Hospital today dismissed media reports that the COVID-19 patients are lying in corridors due to the insufficient space to treat patients at the hospital.Hospital Director Dr Rathnasiri A Hewage said none of their COVID or other patients are lying in corridors or on floor at the moment.”We […]

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2,796 fresh COVID-19 cases detected today

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror A total of 2,796 more COVID-19 patients were detected within today increasing the number of patients reported in Sri Lanka to 327,019, the Government Information Department said.

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Covid death toll exceeds 5,000 with 98 more deaths

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Covid-19 death toll exceeded 5,000 mark with 98 more deaths being reported today, the Government Information Department said. Accordingly, a total of 98 more COVID-19 related deaths that occurred yesterday (06) were confirmed by the Director-General of Health Services today pushing the death toll to  5,017. According to the Government […]

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Special operation to trace unvaccinated people in Colombo

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Sheain Fernandopulle Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Community Policing Division of the Sri Lanka Police has commenced an operation to trace those who have not been vaccinated with even a single dose in the Colombo city, Police Spokesman SDIG Ajith Rohana said. He said they had observed that a number of people in the Colombo […]

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Anyone over 30 can receive first dose from any centre where second vaccine is given: Prez

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The President has decided to allow anyone over the age of 30 to receive the first dose at any of the centres where the second vaccine is given. The decision was taken during a meeting with the COVID Suppression Special Committee on Vaccination and Operations at the Presidential Secretariat this morning. […]

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