Archive for April 10th, 2022

PROPOSAL for a NEW POLITICAL SYSTEM for SRI LANKA

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

Shenali D Waduge Sri Lanka is facing a decisive period in its democratic history. It requires all to relook at how government & governance is structured & look for ways we can adopt a system beneficial to us. PRESIDENT will be the Head of State & head of Parliament. There will be no Prime Minister.  […]

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Story of South Asian countries: ‘Bangladesh’ a ‘miracle story’ while Sri Lanka and Pakistan ‘disaster tales’

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

John Rozario Karnataka, India The South Asian Island nation of Sri Lanka is currently going through an extreme economic crisis. Foreign exchange reserves have fallen so low that school examinations have been closed indefinitely due to a lack of imported paper. In addition to cooking gas, there has been a shortage of kerosene or petrol. […]

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Notes for a Sincerity Project: Elections, electors and elected

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

Malinda Seneviratne There are calls, obviously from oppositional elements, for snap elections. There are of course constitutional provisions for holding parliamentary elections and those who make such demands cannot be ignorant about them. It’s therefore empty rhetoric. There are elections that have not been held, though, which not many seem to be concerned about. Yes, […]

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Easter Sunday Attacks: negligence and the negligent

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

Malinda Seneviratne Someone robs a bank. Now, obviously, it is not always the case that those who carry out such heists do all the planning themselves. The brains prefer not to get their hands dirtied. Also, in case things go wrong, they would obviously want the out of ‘not being involved,’ which of course would […]

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ජාතික සංවිධාන යන මග ඔස්සේ…

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

ෂම්මි උයනගේ පරිගණක මෘදුකාංග ඉංජිනේරු ජාතික සංවිධානය යනු කුමක්ද? විජාතික පණ්ඩිතයන් නිතරම අසන ප්‍රශ්නයක්! වචනාර්ථයෙන් ගත්විට එයට යම් නිශ්චිත තේරුමක් පැවතියද එහි නියම අර්ථ දැක්වීම යම්කිසි පරාසයක් තුළ විහිදෙයි. අද කාලයේ සමහර ජාතික සංවිධාන වල සිටින පුද්ගලයන්ගේ කියුම් කෙරුම් අනුව නම් ජාතික සංවිධාන වල ස්වභාවය විග්‍රහ කර ගැනීම තරමක් අපහසු බවයි මාගේ හැඟීම. නම් වලින් […]

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POLITICS IN SRI LANKA Part 3 A

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

KAMALIKA PIERIS J.R.Jayewardene came from an elite family. He was the eldest of twelve children of Justice Eugene Wilfred Jayewardene KC, a prominent lawyer and Agnes Helen Don Philip Wijewardena daughter of Tudugalage Muhandiram Don Philip Wijewardena, a wealthy merchant. He was looked after by a Scottish nurse when a child. When he entered politics, […]

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Striving in the Way of God, During Ramadan and Beyond & Launch of 313 Companions Website.

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

By A. Abdul Aziz. (Given below is an excerpt of the Friday Sermon delivered by Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Supreme Head of the world-wide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam, on 8th April, 2022, at ‘Masjid Mubarak’, Islamabad, Tilford, U.K. gave a discourse on Striving in the Way of God, During Ramadan and Beyond & Launch […]

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ඔබට පුතේ මගක් නැතේ, මේ මග මිස යමන් පුතේ(හෙළ ගැඹුරුය් ඉහල බලන් යමන් පුතේ)

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

Orpheus Perera I am trying to restructure my points about the current situation in Sri Lanka. Intelligent people will never believe the story that one family robbed all the wealth of a country. It is the fault of the politicians for not educating the people of the real world. People worked hard during the colonial […]

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Who is Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe? Sri Lanka’s new Central Bank Governor

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, April 9 (NewsWire) – Dr. P. Nandalal Weerasinghe assumed duties as the 17th Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) today. According to the CBSL, Dr. Weerasinghe is a career central banker, with extensive experience in Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy. Dr. Weerasinghe was promoted as Deputy Governor on 27 […]

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India helped the most, no new Chinese investment: Sri Lanka’s ex PM on financial crisis

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

Courtesy Livemint.com It (economic crisis) never happened in our time…when our government was here there were no queues of the people to buy the basic necessities, Sri Lanka’s ex PM said Former Prime minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesingheon Sunday blamed the incumbent government of plunging the country into a deep economic and political crisis. […]

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IMF Will Meet Sri Lanka on Possible Loan as Street Protests Grow

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

Bibhudatta Pradhan and Eric Martin, Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — The International Monetary Fund said it will hold discussions with senior Sri Lankan policymakers in the coming days and weeks” about a possible support program to help the island nation overcome an economic crisis that’s spiraled into political turmoil and daily street protests.  We received a request […]

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No-confidence motion against Sri Lankan President likely on April 19

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

By Yeshi Seli Express News Service Courtesy The New Indian Express NEW DELHI: Amid the severe economic crisis, extreme shortage of essentials, and street protests, the Sri Lankan Parliament is likely to reconvene between April 19 to 22 in a bid to bring about a no-confidence motion against President Gotabaya Rajapaksha. “We have called a meeting with all […]

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Hospitals run out of endotracheal tubes for new-borns: Neonatologist

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror All paediatricians and neonatologists in the country are in dilemma due to the absence of Endotracheal (ETT) Tubes for the ventilation of new-born babies, infants and children, Castle Street Teaching Hospital Consultant Neonatologist Dr. L.P.C. Saman Kumara said. He said it will be very soon all hospitals will run out of […]

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Special official appointed to coordinate with stakeholders to maintain healthcare services

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Director General of Health Services Dr Asela Gunawardena has appointed an official coordinator to maintain uninterrupted healthcare services and facilitate medicinal and equipment donations to Sri Lanka. Accordingly, Director Medical Technology Services at Health Ministry Dr. Anver Hamdani has been appointed as the coordinating officer on behalf of Ministry of […]

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CBSL governor’s statement on appointed Monetary Board members

Sunday, April 10th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Appointed members of the Monetary Board of the Central Bank President’s Counsel Sanjeewa Jayawardena and Dr. Ranee Jayamaha have agreed to continue to serve in their positions. New Central Bank Governor Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe stated this in a statement issued today (April 10). As the newly incumbent Governor of the Central Bank of […]

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