Archive for August 23rd, 2021

Racism, Nationalism and Supranationalism – I

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

By Rohana R. Wasala Definitions I would be the last to use the words ‘nation’ and ‘race’ interchangeably in the modern Sri Lankan context as some appear to do nowadays. There was a time in the past when in most countries, the two words could be used as synonyms. Each state was formed by a […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 24b

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

  KAMALIKA PIERIS Yahapalana government signed resolution 30/1 in September 2015, and then it signed resolution 34/1 in March 2017 and in November 2017 reiterated a “very firm” commitment to fully implement the resolution within two years.  The commitment was made by the Head of Delegation to the HRC’s Universal Periodic Review in Geneva, Harsha […]

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 24a

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

  KAMALIKA PIERIS revised 24.8.21 The government of Sri Lanka defeated the LTTE in May 2009, and the Eelam War IV came to an end. Soon after, the separatist movement went into its next phase of attack, which was UN action against Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka was to be punished for defeating the LTTE and […]

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COVID-19 VACCINATION IMPLICATIONS & HOMOEOPATHY

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Dr Tilak S. Fernando There is an intensive drive by the Government to vaccinate people, irrespective of the type of vaccines. The adverse after-effects following vaccination are increasingly becoming evident worldwide. There is established proof that by vaccination, besides other complications like allergy etc., the formation of unusual blood clots (thrombotic complications) is a deadly […]

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බෞද්ධ ජනරජ ප්‍රවාදය – 32 වැනි කොටස- ‍ආදර්ශයේ පාඩම

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

ආචාර්ය වරුණ චන්ද්‍රකීර්ති අවවාදයට වඩා ආදර්ශය උතුම්” බව අප සැවොම පිළිගන්නා කරුණකි. මෙම ප්‍රවාදයෙන් යෝජිත ආර්ථික ක්‍රමය ක්‍රියාත්මක කිරීමට ද ඒ ඇසුරින් අපේක්‍ෂිත ප්‍රතිඵල ලබාගැනීමට ද ආදර්ශයේ පාඩම උපකාරි වනු නිසැක ය. පෙර ලිපියෙන් සාකච්ඡාවට ලක් කළ ගිනි පුපුරු න්‍යාය” සමඟ ද මෙම කාර්යය බැඳී පවතී. යෝජිත ආර්ථික කටයුතු ක්‍රියාත්මක කිරීමට තෝරාගනු ලබන නිශ්චිත ගම්මානය […]

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Taliban Takeover Forces Afghanistan To Shift Home Series To Pakistan From Sri Lanka

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Courtesy Outlook India The three-match series was supposed to start in Hambantota on September 3 but commercial flights have been suspended in Kabul The ODI series between Pakistan and Afghanistan has been moved to Pakistan from Sri Lanka due to logistical issues. (More Cricket News) The three-match series was supposed to start in Hambantota on […]

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Use indigenous medicine to prevent COVID complications’ – Specialist Dr. Channa Perera (Video)

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Courtesy Hiru News The distribution of Ayurvedic medicines to COVID patients receiving home-based medical treatments began today (23) in several districts. Meanwhile, Consultant Judicial Medical Officer ( Specialist in Forensic Medicine) Dr. Channa Perera stated that there is a possibility of using indigenous medicine to prevent complications caused by Covid infection. He added that Western […]

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Sri Lanka only second to US in terms of Covid-19 deaths by population

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

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Prisons Dept. inquiry into incident of Bathiudeen threatening doctor

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Department of Prisons has decided to launch an inquiry into the incident where a prison hospital doctor had allegedly been threatened by MP Rishad Bathiudeen, who is currently under remand custody. The inquiry will be carried out under the supervision of an Assistant Superintendent of Prisons, the Prisons Media Spokesperson said. A […]

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Rishad named as fifth suspect in death of teenage domestic worker

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Former minister Rishad Bathiudeen has been named as the fifth suspect in the case pertaining to the death of a 16-year-old domestic worker at his residence.  Meanwhile the four suspects including the MP’s wife who were arrested following investigations into the teenage girl’s death have been further remanded until September 06. They were […]

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Sri Lanka reports 194 more coronavirus fatalities

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed another 194 coronavirus-related deaths for August 22, increasing the death toll in Sri Lanka due to the virus to 7,560. According to the figures released by the Govt. Information Department, the deaths reported today include 91 males and 103 females. None of the victims are below […]

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Daily COVID cases count hits 4,355 today

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reports that another 1,132 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, moving the daily total of new cases to 4,355. This brings the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the country to 394,355. As many as 344,381 recoveries and 7,560 deaths […]

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Sri Lanka moves up to 13th place in global COVID death rankings, just below US

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka has moved up to the 13th position in the rankings of the global COVID-19 fatalities that occur daily. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka on March 11, 2020, the highest daily count of new COVID-19 cases was recorded yesterday (August 22); that was with 4,304 new cases. […]

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