Archive for November 11th, 2021

Buddhism – the defining characteristic of Sri Lanka

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Senaka Weeraratna Christianity is the defining characteristic of Europe. The European Union is a set of countries bonded by Christian culture, heritage, and values. It is Christianity that gives the collective identity of Europe. Islam is the defining characteristic of 57 countries that call themselves Islamic countries and thereby have acquired membership of the Organization […]

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Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) demands fair probe into murder of another Pakistani digital media user

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Nava Thakuria Geneva: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, expresses serious concern over the relentless murder of scribes, citizen journalists and digital media users in Pakistan for exposing anomalies in the government, administration, and society through various media outlets and demands fair probes into all those assassinations. Local media outlets […]

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ගීතාංජලී අමරසූරිය විශාඛා සියවස් සමරු පුස්තකාලය අග්‍රාමාත්‍යතුමාගේ අතින් විවෘත වෙයි

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය නවීන තාක්ෂණික පහසුකම් සහිතව සිවු මහල්ව ඉදි කළ ගීතාංජලී අමරසූරිය විශාඛා සියවස් සමරු පුස්තකාලය අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතාගේ සුරතින් අද (11) පෙරවරුවේ විවෘත විය. විශාඛා විද්‍යාලයීය පාසල් සංවර්ධන සමිතිය සහ අධ්‍යාපන අමාත්‍යාංශය එක්ව රුපියල් මිලියන 96.5ක මූල්‍ය දායකත්වයකින් යුතුව මෙම නව සුහුරු පුස්තකාලය ඉදිකර තිබේ. විශාඛා විද්‍යාලයේ විදුහල්පතිනි සඳමාලි අවිරුප්පොල මහත්මිය ඇතුළු […]

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One country-one law project

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

C. Wijeyawickrema It appears that even the minister of justice and the Bar Association have not properly understood the meaning of the above concept.. Boy TNA parliamentarian  Rasamannikam thinks  one law means applying law equally to all. I am writing a series of essays on this subject in Sinhala now appearing on the Lankaweb website. The […]

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“After you chase us away, why elect us again?’’ Sri Lankan President questions public

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, Nov 11 (DailyMirror) – President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, today at an event questioned the public as to why they elect politicians who they had once chased away and urged them to look for new people without electing the same set of people. He said after governing for 5 years, the opposition had failed […]

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Sri Lanka paddy crop slated to drop after chemical fertiliser ban

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

By Uditha Jayasinghe Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Dekatana, Sri Lanka, November 10 (Reuters): Knee deep in mud and sprinkling rice seeds over two acres of land in Sri Lanka late last month, D.M. Rupasinghe said he was worried about his crop following a government decision to ban imports of chemical fertilisers. The ban on chemical fertilisers, as […]

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රසායනික පොහොර ගෙන්වන්න කැබිනට් යෝජනාවක් ඉදිරිපත් කෙරේ…

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකා සී නිව්ස් ලබන වසරේ මෙරට පොහොර අවශ්‍යතාවයෙන් 50% ක ප්‍රමාණයක් යූරියා ලබාදීම සඳහා තමන් ජනාධිපතිවරයාගෙන් ඉල්ලීමක් කරන බව ඉඩම් ඇමති එස්.එම්. චන්ද්‍රසේන මහතා සඳහන් කරයි. ඉන්පසු ක්‍රමිකව එම පොහොර ගෙන්වීම නතර කර දැමීමට තමන් ඉල්ලා සිටින බවද ඔහු පැවසීය. පොස්පරස් සහ පොටෑසියම් පොහොර මෙරට නිෂ්පාදනය කර ගත හැකි බවද පැවසූ ඔහු පොහොර […]

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Torrential rains trigger deadly flooding in Sri Lanka, India

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

By Adam Douty, AccuWeather, Residents evacuate an elderly woman to a safer place through a flooded neighborhood during incessant heavy rains, in Chennai, India, on Thursday. Photo by Idrees Mohammed/EPA-EFE Rounds of heavy rain that inundated parts of Sri Lanka and southeastern India this week caused severe flooding and mudslides that are being blamed for […]

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Gazette issued on obtaining prior approval of Health DG for gatherings

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror An Extraordinary Gazette has issued making it mandatory to obtain prior approval of Director General of Health Services for gatherings, activities, events or similar places of meetings. According to the Gazette, the guidelines, circulars, directions, instructions or terms and conditions issued, given by the Director General of Health Services supersede the […]

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Basil’s Budget speech to begin at 2pm tomorrow; Budget debate in sign language

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Minister of Finance Basil Rajapaksa will present the Second Reading of the Appropriation Bill for the financial year 2022 in Parliament tomorrow (12).  The budget speech will commence at 02.00 pm. This is the 76th budget of an independent Sri Lanka. It is the second budget of the incumbent government and the first […]

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Daily count of new coronavirus cases climbs to 715 and 19 more Covid-19 deaths

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Health Ministry has confirmed that another 188 persons have tested positive for coronavirus, increasing the daily count of new cases to 715.  This brings the tally of Covid-19 cases identified in the country to 548,061 while over 11,000 patients infected with the virus are currently being treated across Sri Lanka. The Director […]

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