Archive for December 12th, 2021

The Travails of Fundamentalist Islam as applicable to the Sialkot Murder

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

LANKAWEB EDITORIAL The travails of Fundamentalist Islam is a global scourge that has spread like wildfire around the world sadly because there seems to be no control to curb it by the powers that can effectively do so probably due to apathy and the usual excuse that it is not a global priority which is […]

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Ref-SRI LANKA (SINHALADEEPA) ls NOT A MULTI ETHNIC COUNTRY

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

Jayantha Liyanage General secretary Sinhaladeepa Jathika Peramuna Dr. Jehan Perera, Executive Director, Naitional Peace Council, No: 12/14, Purana Vihara Road, Colombo – 06. Date – 11.12.2021 Open Letter By Registered Post Dear Sir, SRI LANKA (SINHALADEEPAl ls NOT A MULTI EThNIC COUNTRY I refer to the article that appeared on 16.11.2021 in the Island Newspaper […]

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පළිබෝධ නාශක රෙජිස්ට්‍රාර් කෙනෙක් නැති නිසා අනුමැතිය නෑ ආණ්ඩුව ‘නීති විරෝධී බෝට්ටු කෘෂි රසායන‘ වැටලීම් අඩපන කරලා

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

රජිත් කීර්ති තෙන්නකෝන් දකුණ හා මධ්‍ය පළාත් හිටපු ආණ්ඩුකාර       මුදල් අමාත්‍යාංශය විසින් පොහොර සහ කෘෂි රසායන ගෙන්වීමට අනුමැතිය ලබා දෙන ගැසට් පත්‍ර නිකුත් කර සති දෙකකට වඩා ගතවී ඇති නමුත්, මේ දක්වා පොහොර හෝ කෘෂි රසායන කිසිවක් ආනයනය කර නෑ.  කුමන හෝ පළිබෝධ නාශකයක් රටට ගෙන්වන්න නම් පළිබෝධ නාශක රෙජිස්ට්‍රාර් ගේ අනුමැතිය […]

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Sri Lanka’s registered taxpayers decreased by 33%

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, Dec 12 (News 1st) – Sri Lanka’s number of registered tax payers has dropped by 33.5% between 2019 and 2020. The platform, publicfinance.lk said Sri Lanka’s number of tax payers that stood at 1.7 million in 2019 had dropped to 1.1 million in 2020. The platform further stated that the decline is most […]

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මුදල් ඇමතිට මොල හතක් ඇතැයි කියන්නේ හත සමත් නිසා වෙන්න ඇති…- විජේදාස

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකා සී නිව්ස් මුදල් අමාත්‍යවරයාට මොල හතක් ඇතැයි ඇතැමුන් පවසන්නේ ඔහු 7 සමත් නිසා වන්නට ඇතැයි ශ‍්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණේ පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රී විජයදාස රාජපක්ෂ මහතා සඳහන් කරයි. රටක් ගොඩ දැමීමට එය ප්‍රමාණවත් නොවන බවත් අඩුම තරමේ දාසය සමත්වී මොල 16ක් වත් තිබිය යුතු බවත් ඔහු පැවසීය. ඒ මහතා මේ බව සඳහන් කළේ පන්නිපිටිය […]

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India working on urgent economic package to aid Sri Lanka, report says

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

Courtesy The Print The plan is to extend credit lines for Sri Lanka to import food, medicine, fuel and other essential items from India, the Economic Times newspaper reported Saturday. Mumbai: India is working on an urgent package of assistance for Sri Lanka to help the island nation out of an economic crisis, the Economic Times […]

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One of world’s largest and rarest blue sapphires weighing in at 310kg

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

Courtesy The Telegraph (UK) The stone, discovered in the gem-rich area of Ratnapura, has been dubbed the ‘Queen of Asia’ A woman walks past the world’s largest natural corundum blue sapphire, weighing 310 kilograms CREDIT: DINUKA LIYANAWATTE /REUTERS Sri Lankan authorities on Sunday put on show what they said was the world’s largest natural corundum blue sapphire, […]

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Common Threads in Lynching

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

By P.K. Balachandran Courtesy Ceylon Today The lynching of Sri Lankan factory manager, Priyantha Kumara (49) in Sialkot, Pakistan on December 3, is but the latest in a long series of mob or vigilante killings in the world. Lynching goes back to the American War of Independence in the 18th Century. It is, therefore, a contribution […]

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The Archbishop of Colombo stressed that the authorities should not be allowing the sale of liquor on Christmas when it is banned on Vesak. “Don’t degrade Christmas” – Cardinal’s reaction to Tourism Ministry proposal

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith today (December 12), responding to a proposal made by the Tourism Ministry, urged the authorities not to devalue Christmas. The Archbishop of Colombo stressed that the authorities should not be allowing the sale of liquor on Christmas when it is banned on Vesak. His remarks came during the […]

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Finance Secretary and CB Governor summoned to Cabinet meeting

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers scheduled to be held tomorrow (13) will reportedly focus more attention on the foreign exchange reserves crisis the country is currently facing. Secretary to the Finance Ministry Mr. S.R. Attygalle and the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Mr Ajith Nivard Cabraal will also […]

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COVID: 714 infections in total and 19 more Covid deaths recorded today

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The daily count of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka moved to 714 today (December 12) as 172 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 572,902. As many as 545,051 recoveries and 14,614 […]

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