Archive for January 16th, 2022

To remind our leaders what we need today: Wind Power to save forex spent on fuel imports.

Sunday, January 16th, 2022

By Garvin Karunaratne Today it is reported that we do not have enough dollars tro buy coal and oil to produce electricty. All we need is a few thousand wind turbines sited at Madugoda, at Ramboda, at Ohiya. at Haputale- at places where there is ample wind power, not sited on the coast to run […]

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Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh And Nepal Need China In Their Development Process

Sunday, January 16th, 2022

Pathik Hasan, Dhaka, Bangladesh It is true that South Asia needs China in its development process because ‘China’ is synonymous with the term Development”. China’s ambitus project ‘Belt and Road Initiative” provides benefits for almost all South Asian Countries. Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan are benefitting from the project directly. On the other hand, […]

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A critical analysis of the article “Banned pesticides in well water linked to declines in kidney function: Study”

Sunday, January 16th, 2022

Chandre Dharmawardana The following article appeared in the newspaper morning.lk.I have added my comments in bold italic regarding the contents of the article. Chandre DW Banned pesticides in well water linked to declines in kidney function: Study By Beyond Pesticides (Beyond Pesticides is a non-profit organisation headquartered in Washington, D.C., which works with allies in […]

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When Coffee and Ceylon were synonymous

Sunday, January 16th, 2022

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Governor William Gregory’s term from 1872 to 1877 was the golden age” of Ceylon coffee Colombo: Today, Sri Lanka is synonymous with tea and not coffee. As on date, it is way down in the list of coffee producing countries, 43 rd. to be precise. But back in the 1870s, Ceylon, as Sri […]

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‘Menike Mage Hithe’ is BJP’s theme song in Uttar Pradesh elections

Sunday, January 16th, 2022

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia New Delhi, January 16 (newsin.asia): Sri Lankan singer Yohani de Silva’s Menike Maga Hithe” which had taken the Indian music scene by storm, is now being used by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to boost the prospects of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in the […]

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Promises made to the people will be fulfilled in next three years: Prez

Sunday, January 16th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said yesterday that everything promised to the people to fulfill within five years will be fulfilled in the next three years. The President assured during the opening the Mirigama-Kurunegala section of the Central Expressway that as a leader descended from a farming family, he would always take the […]

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Coronavirus: 690 new cases detected and reports another 14 coronavirus deaths in Sri Lanka

Sunday, January 16th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Health Ministry says that another 690 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (16). This figure includes 03 persons who had arrived from overseas while the remainder are community cases.  Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 caseload climbs to 596,347 with this while presently 12,926 patients infected with the virus are undergoing treatment.  The Director […]

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