Archive for September 27th, 2021

THE ELEPHANT IN SRI LANKA Part 1

Monday, September 27th, 2021

KAMALIKA PIERIS REVISED 12.10.21 There was a strong elephant culture in ancient Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has had a long association with elephants and as a result a lasting affinity has developed between the two, observed Jayantha Jayewardene .  Knowledge of elephants” was one of the skills listed in the medieval Sinhala literature. . The […]

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ජෝසොප් ස්ටාලින්ගේ දේශපාලන සටනට එක්ව දරුවන්ගේ අනාගතය නොසලකා තමන්ගේ බඩගොත්තරය හොයාගෙන පාරට බැහැපු ගුරු විදුහල්පතියෝ කුඩු ජාවාරම්කාරයන් වගේ නොවේද ?

Monday, September 27th, 2021

චාල්ස් පෙරේරා විසින්. අද අපේ රටේ කුඩු ජාවාරම් කාරයෝ සල්ලිවලට නොකරන පිළිකුල්  අසික්ෂිත අමනුස්ස වැඩක් නැත. උන් අනාගත දරු පරපුර ගැනවත් රට ආගම ගැනවත්  නොසිතන්නොය. අද අනාගත දරු පරපුර ගැන නොසලකා ජෝසොප් ස්ටාලින් පිටිපස්සේ සල්ලි වලට කෑදරකමින්  සල්ලි හොයා පාරට බැහැ  සිටින  ගුරු විදුහල්පතියෝ කුඩු ජාවරම්කාරයින්ට වඩා වෙනස් යයි කිව හැකිද ?   රටේ මව් පියරුවන්  […]

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How US screwed even Allies to favour US companies / “Huawei & Alstom: A tale of two companies”

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Courtesy CGTN In 2013, French industrial conglomerate Alstom’s executive Frederic Pierucci was arrested, and Alstom was then”dismembered” by the U.S. Five years later, Huawei’s CFO Meng Wanzhou was also arrested and Washington is trying to ban Chinese telecom giant Huawei around the world. Now Meng has returned, but America’s suppression of other countries’ tech development […]

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THE FLAG AND THE CROSS

Monday, September 27th, 2021

by S.A. Wijayatilake (former Principal, Ananda College) * Three and a half centuries of foreign aggression and occupation – at first partial, but since 1815 complete – of the land had not only demoralized and emasculated the Sinhalese people generally, but had adversely affected the position of Buddhism in this Island in particular. The Portuguese, […]

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Implementing Recommendations of a Commission is Prerogative of Govt.

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Palitha Mapatuna The position of certain quarters seems to be that it is mandatory upon a government to implement recommendations of a commission. This position is not tenable, because it would, then, amount to a transfer of powers of an elected government to a commission, which is not legitimately possible. The decision of implementation, or […]

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බෞද්ධ ජනරජ ප්‍රවාදය – 37 වැනි කොටස – ‍අරපිරිමැසුම් භාවිතාව

Monday, September 27th, 2021

ආචාර්ය වරුණ චන්ද්‍රකීර්ති බෞද්ධ පරිභෝජනයේ ආදර්ශය අල්පේච්ඡතාව ය. බහුභාණ්ඩික බව විසින් ජනිත කරනු ලබන අසහනය, නාස්තිය, ආර්ථික අකාර්යක්‍ෂමතාව සහ සම්පත් භාවිතයේ අසාධාරණය අල්පේච්ඡතාව විසින් දුරුකරයි. මෙයට පෙර ලිපියෙන් අපි ඒ ගැන සාකච්ඡා කළෙමු. බුදුදහම විසින් අනුදැන වදාරනු ලබන තවත් වැදගත් පරිභෝජන මූලධර්මයක් වනුයේ අරපිරිමැස්ම ය. ධම්මපද අටුවාවේ අප්‍රමාද වර්ගයෙහි පළමුවන සාමාවති මාගත්‍දියාදීන්ගේ මරණය දැක්වෙන උදේන […]

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Sri Lanka and Thailand hold high-powered talks to explore mutually beneficial investment corridors

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka Bangkok, Thailand To further enhance and expand investment corridors between Sri Lanka and Thailand, the Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Bangkok, together with the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka and China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd, co-hosted a high-powered dialogue […]

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PPFA reiterates demand to revitalize Hinglaj temple in Baluchistan

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Nava Thakuria Guwahati: As Durga Puja (also known as  Durgotsav or Sharodotsav) is set to begin next month (11-15 October 2021), a northeast India-based forum of nationalist citizens reiterates its demand to revitalize the Hinglaj Mata Mandir, a Shakti Peeth located in Baluchistan, which has mythological connections with Kamrup Kamakhya legends. Patriotic People’s Front Assam […]

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මෙවර අය වැයෙන් වැඩි මුදල් ප්‍රමාණයක් ජීවනෝපාය සංවර්ධනයට වැය කර ජනතා කේන්ද්‍රීය ආර්ථිකයක් බිහිකරමින් ජාතික ආර්ථිකය නගා සිටුවීම අපේ ඉලක්කයයි.

Monday, September 27th, 2021

-තරුණ හා ක්‍රීඩා, සංවර්ධන සම්බන්ධීකරණ හා අධීක්ෂණ අමාත්‍ය සහ ඩිජිටල් තාක්ෂණ හා ව්‍යවසාය සංවර්ධන රාජ්‍ය අමාත්‍ය නාමල් රාජපක්ෂ මහතා – 2022 වර්ෂයේ අය වැය සම්පාදනය කිරීම සදහා ග්‍රාමීය මට්ටමේ සංවර්ධන යෝජනා ලබා ගැනීම වෙනුවෙන් සාකච්ඡා මාලාවක් තරුණ හා ක්‍රීඩා, සංවර්ධන සම්බන්ධීකරණ හා අධීක්ෂණ අමාත්‍ය සහ ඩිජිටල් තාක්ෂණ හා ව්‍යවසාය සංවර්ධන රාජ්‍ය අමාත්‍ය නාමල් රාජපක්ෂ මහතාගේ […]

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CMC releases list of over 67,000 unregistered properties in Colombo: Full list here

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, Sept 27 (NewsWire) – The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) has released the list of properties within the Colombo city limits that are reportedly not registered. Issuing a notice, the CMC said 67,741 properties within Colombo have not been registered and have no ownership. The CMC informed property owners who have not registered […]

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Pioneering residential traditional medicine treatment centre for COVID19

Monday, September 27th, 2021

By Frances Bulathsinghala/Sunday Observer Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, September 26: The Sinhala Weda Uruma Baraya, a collective of Sri Lankan professionals and traditional physicians promoting Deshiya Chikitsa (Sinhala Wedakama) as part of Sri Lankan Ayurveda has commenced a pioneering residential Sinhala Wedakam based COVID19 treatment centre in Sri Lanka. The treatment centre which uses the expertise […]

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UNHRC on Blinkers

Monday, September 27th, 2021

By Shivanthi Ranasinghe  Courtesy Ceylon Today The United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) holds three sessions per year. Its stated purpose is to discuss what the UNHRC describes as ‘thematic human rights issues and situations that require its attention throughout the year.’ In reality though, this inter-Governmental body behaves no different to the dime a […]

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Will the prices of essential goods be increased?

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

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Govt decides to remove price control on rice

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Cabinet of Ministers have decided to remove the price control imposed on rice and import a buffer stock to prevent any possible shortage. Accordingly, the Gazette notification issued imposing a maximum wholesale and retail price on rice has been cancelled.  The decision was taken during the Cabinet meeting held this evening (27). […]

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Cabinet holds on price revisions for several essentials

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Cabinet of Ministers has reportedly not taken any decisions on price revisions of essential items including powdered milk, LP gas, wheat flour and cement. It had been reported yesterday that the a decision would be taken with regard to the proposed revisions to the prices of several essential items, at the Cabinet […]

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Sri Lanka confirms 51 new coronavirus deaths

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The total number people who fell victim to COVID-19 infection in Sri Lanka moved up as 51 more fatalities were confirmed by the Director-General of Health Services on Sunday (Sep. 26). The new development has pushed the official death toll from the virus outbreak in Sri Lanka to 12,731. As per the data […]

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Daily count of Covid-19 cases drops below 1,000

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Ministry of Health reports that another 268 persons have tested positive for coronavirus, increasing the daily count of new Covid-19 cases to 983. This marks the first time that the daily count of Covid-19 cases has dropped below 1,000 since the start of the third wave in the island.  Meanwhile this also […]

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How did Afghan women gain and lose rights before and after the Taliban?

Monday, September 27th, 2021

RT Documentary What is life like for Afghan women now and how did it use to be before the Taliban? When militants seized Afghanistan in August 2021, they promised to respect women’s rights ‘within the limits of Islamic law’. The current reality there is grim: a strict Islamic dress code has been imposed, classrooms have […]

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We Are Different. What it`s like to Be Special

Monday, September 27th, 2021

RT Documentary In the We Are Different film by RT Documentary, three people born with various genetic disorders adjust to life and find purpose and happiness against the odds. According to Konstantin Severinov, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Genetic information is stored in DNA as a sequence of chemical letters, figuratively speaking.” The human genome contains […]

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