Archive for December 4th, 2021

Tamil oppressors denied Tamils justice, equality and dignity

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

H. L. D. Mahindapala Jaffna burst into  history under violent and tragic circumstances. It began when Megaha of Kalinga, South India, invaded and occupied Jaffna in 1215. He opened his reign with ruthless terror. His violence knew no limits. The historical records reveal that he destroyed non-Saivite shrines, smashed Buddhist temples, and gouged the eyes […]

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The Economic Woes of today(2021) go back to 1977, when we followed the neoliberal policies laid down by the IMF

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

By Garvin Karunaratne   The IMF has successfully taken Sri Lanka to its grave.   In 1976, Sri Lanka did not owe a single dollar to anyone. In 1977 Sri Lanka held SDR 170 million in its foreign exchange budget. That was the last year we held a credit. Since then it is not a […]

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Bhutan And Bangladesh Can Benefit From Growing Trade Ties

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

MD Pathik Hasan South Asian neighbors Bangladesh and Bhutan have a harmonious relationship on the strength of their mutual interest, shared history and culture. On December 6, 1971, Bhutan and India became the first countries to recognize the independence of Bangladesh. Bangladesh-Bhutan ties started to deepen from this period. Bhutan and Bangladesh can work together […]

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Press Statement by the Muslim Civil Society Alliance

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

Muslim Civil Society Alliance The Muslim Civil Society Alliance (ACJU, MCSL, NSC, YMMA) is shocked and condemns the cold blooded murder of fellow Sri Lankan brother Mr Priyantha Diyawadana by a rabid mob, accusing him of blasphemy. He was a Sri Lankan expat worker and General Manager of a factory of the industrial engineering company […]

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2 suspects ‘confess’ to police they lynched Sri Lankan factory manager in Sialkot

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

Courtesy The International News Punjab government has sent an initial investigation report to Prime Minister Imran Khan, sources say SIALKOT: Two key suspects have “confessed” to the police of their involvement a day earlier in the torture and killing of a Sri Lankan factory manager, well-placed sources told Geo News on Saturday. During initial interrogation, the two […]

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At least 800 booked under ATA over Sialkot lynching

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

Courtesy The Express Tribune Policy say initial report of incident submitted to PM Imran; 112 suspects detained so far SIALKOT: The police have arrested a prime suspect and booked at least 800 people under the Anti-Terrorism Act a day after a mob tortured a Sri Lankan man, employed as a manager in a factory on […]

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Postmortem report, videos reveal new details on Sialkot lynching

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

SAMAA | Samaa Web Desk  The body has been moved to Lahore The preliminary postmortem of Sri Lankan national Priyantha Kumara reveals that he died of a severe blow to his head and most of his limb bone had been shattered before the body was set on fire. The report and additional videos that surfaced on […]

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‘Sri Lankan donated us 35,000 eyes, but we lost sight’-Former Spence Hospital head Dr Brohi speaks to SAMAA

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

SAMAA | Hamid ur Rehman – Dr Niaz Brohi Pakistan is the largest recipient of eye donations from Sri Lanka, having received at least 35,000 corneas since 1967, says Dr Niaz Brohi a leading ophthalmologist of the country. He is a member of the Sri Lanka Eye Donation Society from Pakistan. Ever since a mob lynched the […]

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Pakistan: More than 800 booked for lynching Lankan national

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

Courtesy The Telegraph In a shocking incident on Friday, angry supporters of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan lynched Priyantha Kumara Diyawadana over allegations of blasphemy  Over 800 people have been booked under terrorism charges while 13 prime suspects are among 118 arrested so far in the horrific lynching of a Sri Lankan national over allegations of blasphemy in […]

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CBSL announces series of benefits to encourage expats sending remittance via official channels

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has announced a series of benefits to ensure that more migrant workers send remittances to the island via official channels. Speaking at a media briefing today (December 04), the CBSL Governor, Ajith Nivard Cabraal listed some of the benefits the bank hopes to introduce, such as […]

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Domestic LP gas distribution to begin tomorrow under 3 conditions

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) today gave the nod to release liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)to the market under three conditions. In a statement, the Authority’s chairman Major General (Rtd.) Shantha Dissanayake said the gas samples collected under the supervision of the committee appointed to monitor the two ships that imported LPG stocks along […]

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Daily COVID infections count reaches 740 and 20 deaths

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The daily count of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka moved to 740 today (December 04) as 199 more people were tested positive for the virus, the Epidemiology Unit said. This brings the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the country to 566,936. As many as 542,010 recoveries and 14,440 […]

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