Archive for March 22nd, 2023

Intoning Banal Platitudes Chung Lampoons Sri Lanka’s Judiciary

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

By Citizen Perera Feigning grief at ‘Laws–Delays’ and making snide comments about Sri Lanka’s judiciary was Julie Chung, the yankee ambassador, an embodiment of diplomatic impropriety. Chung made a spectacle of herself whilst addressing a gathering of lawyers, at an event organised by that branch of the Bar Association which is funded by the US […]

More >

Loopholes of US Human Rights Report 2022: Should US fix its own human rights issue first?

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Dr. Abantika Kumari Assistant Professor at History Department of Allahabad College, Uttar Pradesh, India The United States’ “2022 Nation Reports on Human Rights Practices” were published on March 20, 2023 and have rekindled old wounds caused by the US’s continued attempts to serve as the world’s policeman. The solemn report is essentially a list of […]

More >

March 23 – Promised Messiah Day Muslim divines on the advent of latter day Messiah.

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

by A. Abdul Aziz, Chairman, Press Desk, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at – Sri Lanka. Through knowledge bestowed upon him by God, the All-Knowing, the Holy Prophet, Muhammad, peace be upon him, foresaw the condition under which his Community (Ummah) had to pass during different ages and particularly in the Last Days. He is reported to have […]

More >

භාහිය සූත්‍රය තුල සිහියට හසුවන සිතේ (උදය-) වය අදියර phase

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

තිස්ස ගුණතිලක කුඩා ළදරුවා ස්වභාව ධර්මයට සංවේදිතාවයක් දක්වයි. ඔහුට ඇත්තේ ප්‍රභාශ්වර සිතකි. එහි පෙර මතකයක් නැත. එබැවින් සංකාර හටනොගනී. නමුත් ඔහු ජීවත්වන පරිසරයේ ඇතිවන වෙනස්වීම් වලට සංවේදිතාවයක් දක්වයි. සීතලක් දැනෙනවිට උනුසුම දෙසට යොමුවෙයි. ශබ්දයක් ඇසුනවිට එයට සංවේදිතාවයක් දක්වයි. අඬන දරුවා අම්මාගේ සූ සූ ශබ්දයට සංවේදි වෙයි. දකින දසුනට ප්‍රියජනක (සිනහවකින්) හෝ අප්‍රියජනකව (තරහකින්) හෝ සංවේදී […]

More >

උතුරේ ගැටලුව ගැන එදා විජේවීරගේ ජේවීපී එක දැරූ මතවාදය අද නායකයා පුස්සක් කරලා – අරුන් සිද්ධාර්ථ

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Warna Lanka | වර්ණ ලංකා

More >

Limits of 2022 US Human Rights Report on Bangladesh

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Jubeda Chowdhury  Dhaka based freelance columnist, researcher The USA recently released a report on the human rights situation of 198 countries in 2022. In 2022, extrajudicial killings, disappearances, suppression of expression and media, use of force in gatherings, obstruction of national and international human rights institutions, etc. continued as usual in Bangladesh. However, compared to […]

More >

High Commissioner Moragoda meets Finance Minister Sitharaman to discuss way forward in bilateral economic cooperation

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Media Release Sri Lanka High Commission Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to India Milinda Moragoda met with the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of India Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi today (21). This was the latest of a series of meetings High Commissioner Moragoda has had with Minister Sitharaman since November 2021 on Indian […]

More >

තමන්ගේ සිංහල විරෝධී සහ ඉංග්‍රීසි අන්තවාදී නීති ගැසට් පත්‍රය පාර්ලිමේන්තුව විසින් ප්‍රතික්ෂේප කිරීමත් සමඟ ජයන්ත ජයසූරිය අගවිනිසුරුවරයා ධූරයෙන් ඉල්ලා අස්විය යුත්තේ ඇයි?

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

නීතියේ සිංහල නුගමුල, ෆීනික්ස් නීති සාර සංග්‍රහය අගවිනිසුරු ජයන්ත ජයසූරිය, අලිසබ්‍රි අධිකරණ ඇමතිගේ සහ සංස්ථාගත නීති අධ්‍යාපන සභාවේ සිංහල විරෝධී සහ ඉංග්‍රීසි අන්තවාදී 2020.12.30 අංක 2208/13 අතිවිශෙෂ ගැසට් පත්‍රය පාර්ලිමේන්තුව විසින් 2023.03.21 දින අතිශය බහුතර ඡන්දයෙන් ප්‍රතික්ෂේප කර ඇත. එකී ගැසට් පත්‍රය මගින් සිංහල සහ දෙමළ භාෂා වලින් නීති අධ්‍යාපනය සහ නීති විභාග පැවැත්වීම නතර […]

More >

Are You an Energy Vampire?

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Sasanka De Silva Pannipitiya An “energy vampire” is a person who intentionally or unintentionally drains the energy or vitality of others. This is a metaphor for people who are emotionally needy and rely on the attention and energy of others to feel good about themselves. Energy vampires can be found in a variety of settings, […]

More >

The DRS inventor Senaka Weeraratna deserves a Plaque in his honour by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC)

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Shenali D Waduge The UDRS system is based on the concept of Player – Referral conceived by Senaka Weeraratna in 1997. Player Reviews and additional technology were first introduced in Test cricket to review controversial decisions made by the on-field umpires regarding dismissal of batsmen. Clearly, the world wide web identifies Senaka Weeraratna as the brainchild of […]

More >

Is Sri Lanka Driven to Another Diego Garcia

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

By Engr. Kanthar Balanathan DipEE (UK), GradCert (RelEng-Monash), DipBus&Adm (Finance-Massey), C.Eng., MIEE, Former Director of Power Engineering Solutions Pty Ltd, Consulting Electrical Engineers Political Illiteracy Right from the inception of gaining independence, Sri Lanka behaved like a third world underdeveloped country full of racial-minded illiterates. On receiving independence, DS Senanayake’s regime disfranchised one million Indian estate […]

More >

IMF පාර වහන්න පුළුවන් කාටද?

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

රජිත් කීර්ති තෙන්නකෝන් IMF පළමු වාරිකය ඩොලර් මිලියන 333 ක පළමු වාරිකය මාර්තු 22 (හෙට) ලංකාවේ බැංකු පද්ධතියට ලැබේ.  බොහෝ දෙනා මේ ණය කොන්දේසි හෝ ඉදිරි ක්‍රියා මාර්ග ගැන නොදනී.  බොහෝ දෙනා  ‘ඩොලර් ණය‘ යැයි කියන extended Fund Facility (EFF) ය කුමක් ද? එය ඉතිහාසයේ මෙයට පෙර අවස්ථා හය(6) ක දී සිදු වූ ලෙස කඩාකප්පල් […]

More >

අග්‍රාමාත්‍යවරයා උමාඔය ජල විදුලි ව්‍යාපෘතියේ ප්‍රගතිය නිරීක්ෂණය කරයි.

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය මාධ්‍ය අංශය. ජාතික විදුලිබල පද්ධතියට මෙගාවොට් 120ක විදුලි ධාරිතාවක් එක් කරමින් දිස්ත්‍රික්ක කිහිපයක පුරන් ඉඩම්වලට ජලය සපයන උමාඔය ජල විදුලි ව්‍යාපෘතියේ ප්‍රගතිය 2023.03.18 දින අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය දිනේෂ් ගුණවර්ධන මහතාගේ නිරීක්ෂණයට ලක්කෙරිණී. අග්‍රාමාත්‍යවරයා   උමං මාර්ගයට ඇතුළු වී අඩි සිය ගණනක්  පහළට ගමන් කොට  බලාගාර ට්‍රාන්ස්ෆෝමරය නිරීක්ෂණය කළ අතර එමගින් , මෙම වසරේ මැද භාගය වන විට […]

More >

Veteran lyricist Sunil Sarath Perera made Sinhala language richer by creating a enchanting song lyrics using music as a medium- Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Prime Minister’s Media Division The Prime Minister mentioned that veteran lyricist Sunil Sarath Perera developed Sinhala language and its meaning by means of classical songs making the language richer. He said this at the launch of Mathaka Nimnaya” book by the veteran lyricist Sunil Sarath Perera held at Ananda Samarakoon Studio of Sri Lanka Broadcasting […]

More >

Water is life. There is no alternative.

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Dinesh Gunawardena Prime Minister Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka The Sri Lankan inherits a great irrigational civilization that is not second to any. The expertise in irrigation and water systems of our ancestors amazed the whole world. They took great care not to let flow a single drop of water fallen from the sky […]

More >

Suspend the issuance of permanent and daily liquor licenses in the Division of Maharagama Divisional Secretariat.-Maharagama Regional Coordinating Committee Chairman,

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

 Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena. The Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena instructed the officials to suspend the issuance of permanent and daily excise licenses for liquor sales in the Maharagama Divisional Secretary’s division. He said this at the Maharagama Regional Coordination Committee meeting held on 20.03.2023. He also advised them to suspend the issuance of excise permits […]

More >

SL Rupee appreciates further against USD

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Sri Lanka Rupee (LKR) has appreciated further against the US Dollar (USD) today, according to the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Accordingly, today’s buying rate of USD is Rs. 312.61 while the selling rate of USD is Rs. 330.16.

More >

Sri Lanka says latest bailout funds can be used for fiscal support – Bloomberg News

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Courtesy Reuters March 22 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is allowing Sri Lanka to utilise funds from its latest bailout for fiscal support, unlike previous loans that could only be used to ease balance of payments crises, central bank governor Nandalal Weerasinghe said in an interview with Bloomberg. Upon receiving the funds from […]

More >

Anti-corruption & governance reforms a central pillar of EFF-supported programme – IMF

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Courtesy Ceylon Today The International Monetary Fund has emphasised the importance of anti-corruption and governance reforms as a central pillar of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF)-supported programme as they are indispensable to ensure the hard-won gains from the reforms benefit the Sri Lankan people. In a statement issued ahead of the IMF press briefing on […]

More >

Import restriction currently in place to be phased out

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The International Monetary Fund today said the government is expected to phase out the import and exchange restrictions currently in place. Authorities will develop a plan for phased removal of import restrictions and exchange restrictions related to BOP. That plan due by June 2023,” said IMF Mission Chief Masahiro Nozaki responding […]

More >

Sri Lanka becomes first in Asia to have its governance come under IMF scrutiny

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

By Shabiya Ali Ahlam Courtesy The Daily Mirror IMF governance diagnostic exercise to assess corruption and governance vulnerabilities Report to be published by September 2023 Diagnosis to focus on IMF fiscal governance, financial sector oversight, Central Bank governance, market regulations, the rule of law, and AML/CFT Asset recovery legislation to be developed and introduced by […]

More >

Japan keen to explore investment opportunities in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Courtesy The Daily Mirror A group of Japanese investors along with Japan Deputy Head of Mission Katsuki Kotaro called on the Board of Investment (BOI) to discuss new investment opportunities in Sri Lanka. The investors had a productive discussion with Investment Promotion State Minister Dilum Amunugama, BOI Director General Renuka M Weerakone and other officials […]

More >

President tables IMF agreement in Parliament

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Courtesy Adaderana President Ranil Wickremesinghe tabled the IMF staff level agreement on the  Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement for Sri Lanka in Parliament, a short while ago. President Wickremesinghe is currently in Parliament attending today’s parliamentary proceedings and is delivering a special statement on the IMF Extended Fund Facility. He said that at a time […]

More >

Pensions and salaries of public servants to be revised

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Courtesy Adaderana President Ranil Wickremesinghe has stated that the salaries and pensions of public servants will be revised in the future, in line with the inflation rates. Speaking on the measure currently underway to manage government expenditure while addressing the Parliament this morning (22 March), Wickremesinghe stated that steps are currently being taken to increase […]

More >

IMF programme to be reviewed in June

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Courtesy Adaderana During his speech in Parliament this morning (22 March), after tabling the International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreement, President Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that the programme will be reviewed every six months.  He made these remarks in view of the hardships currently faced by society owing to the recent increase in tax rates, electricity tariffs […]

More >

President on the impact of public sector engaging in business activities

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Courtesy Adaderana President Ranil Wickremesinghe said that due to the public sector engaging in business activities, the money that was available for the construction of 100 projects similar to the Mahaweli during the past decades, has been destroyed. He noted that in the future, the public sector will stop engaging in business and open it […]

More >

Parliamentary Select Committee discusses future of non-governmental higher education institutes

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Courtesy Adaderana The contribution of non-governmental higher education institutes and the opportunities available to make the sector more efficient were discussed at length at a recent meeting held by the Parliamentary Select Committee. The Select Committee of Parliament to make suitable recommendations for the expansion of higher education opportunities in Sri Lanka met on 17 […]

More >

Copyright © 2024 LankaWeb.com. All Rights Reserved. Powered by Wordpress