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අම්පිටියේ සුමනරතන හිමි: තනිකර දමා ඇති මුරදෙවතාවෙක්!

Saturday, November 11th, 2023

C. Wijeyawickrema, LL.B., Ph.D (848) ආන්ඩුව මට ගැහුවා – Ampitiye Sumanarathana Thero – YouTube  (ඉරාජ්) (854) ගිහි ජිවිතයේ දී මම Sunflower වේදිකාවේ ගීත ගායනා කරා/ Film එකකත් රගපෑවා-Ampitiye Sumanarathana Thero] – YouTube     (ලහිරු) ලබ්බෙක් (සේපාල්) හා <පිස්සෙක්> (අම්පිටියේ සුමනරතන හිමි) රටේ හාමුදුරුවරු අතලොස්සකගේ අඩුපාඩු/දුර්වලකම් හුවාදක්වමින්, යූටියුබ්-ෆේස්බුක් හරහා මුළු සංඝ සංස්ථා පදනමට පහර ගැසීමේ ව්‍යාපාරයක් සංවිධානාත්මක […]

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Anula Ratnayaka, 49: Sri Lankan caregiver hid her elderly client

Tuesday, November 7th, 2023

Courtesy The Times of Israel After working in Israel for a decade with families who considered her one of their own, she was murdered in Kibbutz Be’eri on October 7 Anula Ratnayaka (Facebook) Anula Ratnayaka, 49, spent 10 years as a caregiver in Israel before she was murdered by Hamas terrorists in the October 7 […]

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My thoughts on the movie 800

Monday, November 6th, 2023

by Sanjeewa Jayaweera Courtesy The Island I decided to patronize a cinema after several years to watch a movie. I am glad I did so because the film brought back happy memories of Muttiah Muralitharan, the spinning wizard and, in my opinion, the greatest cricketer Sri Lanka has produced. The movie 800 is about the […]

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10 heart attack deaths in 24 hours at garba events in Gujarat

Sunday, October 22nd, 2023

Courtesy India Today In the past 24 hours, ten people have died of a heart attack in different areas of Gujarat while they were performing Garba at Navratri celebrations. Garba organisers in Gujarat have taken steps to ensure the safety of people by stationing doctors and ambulances at the venues. (Illustration by Vani Gupta/India Today) […]

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India-Sri Lanka ferry service set to begin Tuesday, over a decade since plan first mooted

Saturday, October 7th, 2023

Written by Arun Janardhanan  Courtesy The Indian Express The ferry will operate between Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu and Kankesanthurai in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. The transit time is expected to be three hours. The vessel to be used as the ferry is called Cheriyapani and it can accommodate 150 passengers. (Twitter/@KRD_forum) The much-awaited passenger ferry service between […]

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What does Lawfare as in warfare mean in Latin America? Lessons for Lanka on “dripping coups” and the criminalization of progressive political leaders

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

Valeria Vegh Weis Abstract This article addresses the origins of the term lawfare, as well as different definitions developed in the Global North and the Global South while proposing a conceptualization linked to the particularities of this socio-legal phenomenon in Latin America. Focusing on the cases of Brazil and Argentina the article deploys the notions […]

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The Jakarta Method, Then and Now: U.S. Counterinsurgency and the Third World

Tuesday, September 26th, 2023

by Sarah Raymundo Increasing numbers of activists around the world are turning to Vincent Bevins’s The Jakarta Method: Washington’s Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program That Shaped Our World to learn more about the horrific atrocities committed by the United States against peoples’ struggles for the right to self-determination in the so-called postcolonial era. […]

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RADICAL MOB PLANS TO DEMOLISH HISTORIC MOSQUE IN PAKISTAN.

Sunday, September 24th, 2023

by A. Abdul Aziz U.K. based International Human Rights Committee (IHRC) has reported several times that a wave of bigotry against Ahmadiyya Muslims has intensified since the start of 2023. In an extremely worrying sign of growing crisis in Pakistan, thirty-one (31) Ahmadiyya Mosques have been desecrated in 2023. Another disturbing news is coming in […]

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Bollywood film producers select Sri Lanka to shoot eight films

Monday, September 11th, 2023

Courtesy The Daily News Three renowned Bollywood film producers have selected Sri Lanka to shoot eight of their films soon giving a tremendous destination mileage for Sri Lanka. Film Producer and Head of Film Content at Jio Studios of Reliance Group, Shobha Sant revealed that 8 scripts are already in hand to begin work in […]

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Leaked: CIA Front Preparing Color Revolution in Indonesia

Sunday, September 10th, 2023

By Kit Klarenberg We are reproducing here an article published in mintpressnews.com regarding CIA plans for Indonesia. According to infromation from a friend of DDP from Indonesia the US Embassy in Jakarta had approached the PKS (islamist political party, opponent of Indonesian government) Documents passed anonymously to MintPress News reveal the National Endowment for Democracy […]

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දරුවා තනිකර පැවිදි වූ දෙමව්පියන් ගැන කිසිවෙකුත් නොදැන සිටි සත්‍ය කතාව – Gosinga Wana Arana

Saturday, September 2nd, 2023

Nilame හැමෝම රැවටිලා බැන්නා සියල්ල අවසානයේදී ගිහිකල දරුවාගේ පියා වූ වූ කස්සපතිස්ස හිමි පළමුවරට ඇත්ත හෙළිකරයි දරුවා තනිකර පැවිදි වූ දෙමව්පියන් ගැන කිසිවෙකුත් නොදැන සිටි සත්‍ය කතාව

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Telecommunications Veteran Mr. Christie Alwis Passed Away

Saturday, September 2nd, 2023

Niroshana De Silva  Remembering a Stalwart in Sri Lanka’s Telecommunications Industry [Negombo, 1st September, 2023] – It is with deep sorrow and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Mr. Christie Alwis, a true luminary in the field of telecommunications. Mr. Alwis, a Professional Engineer with over 30 years of dedicated service in […]

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Tamil of Jaffna origin elected Singapore President with a huge margin.

Saturday, September 2nd, 2023

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Singapore, September 2: Singapore’s President-elect Tharman Shanmugaratnam, a man of Jaffna-Tamil origin, said on Saturday that he was surprised at the margin of his victory at Friday’s polls, calling it a vote for an optimistic future and a vote for unity. The 66-year-old former senior minister scored a landslide win with 70.4 per […]

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මරණයෙන් පසු ජීවිතයක් ඇති බව අමෙරිකානු විශේෂඥ වෛද්‍යවරයෙකු හෙළිකරයි – රෝගීන්ගේ මරණාසන්න අත්දැකීම් ගැනත් අනාවරණයක්

Wednesday, August 30th, 2023

Lanka Lead News මරණයෙන් පසු ජීවයක් ඇති බවත් ඒ පිළිබඳව කිසිඳු සැකයක් නොමැති බවත් රෝගීන්ගේ මරණාසන්න අත්දැකීම් 5000 ක් පමණ අධ්‍යනය කළ ඇමෙරිකා එක්සත් ජනපදයේ කෙන්ටකි ප්‍රාන්තයේ පිළිකා රෝග විශේෂඥ වෛද්‍යවරයෙකු වන ජෙෆ්රි ලෝන්ග් මහතා පවසා තිබේ. ජෙෆ්රි ලෝන්ග් මහතා පිළිකා රෝග විශේෂඥ වෛද්‍යවරයෙකු මෙන්ම මරණාසන්න අත්දැකීම් පිළිබඳ පර්යේෂණ පදනමේ නිර්මාතෘවරයාද වන අතර, තමාගේ වෘත්තීය […]

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සඳගිරි සෑයේ ධාතුන් පිටතට වැඩමවා පැයක් යන්නට පෙර මහ වැහි….

Saturday, August 12th, 2023

උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකා සී නිව්ස් හන්තාන සඳගිරි සෑය බෞද්ධ විහාරයේ ධාතුන් වහන්සේ පිටතට වැඩමවා පැයක් යන්නට පෙර මහ වැස්සක් ඇද හැලුණු බව එහි විහාරාධිපති ගඟසිරිපුර ධම්මාලෝක හිමියෝ සඳහන් කරති. මීට පෙර ද ධාතුන් වහන්සේ වැඩම වූ සෑම පිංකමකම වර්ෂාව ඇදහැලුණු බවද උන්වහන්සේ කියා සිටිති. සඳගිරි සෑය පින්කම් වලට වර්ෂාව ඇද බව ඒ අවට සැමදෙනා ම […]

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මේ ජපානයේ යුවතියන් දෙදෙනෙක් අපේ රටේ ජාතික ගීතය ගායනා කල අපුරුව.. “නමෝ නමෝ මාතා…”

Tuesday, August 1st, 2023

VFM RADIO 107 උමාරට අමතක වුණු නමෝ ..නමෝ..මාතා මේ ජපානයේ යුවතියන් දෙදෙනෙක් අපේ රටේ ජාතික ගීතය ගායනා කල අපුරුව.. “නමෝ නමෝ මාතා…” මේක අහලා ඉගෙන ගන්න

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Cross border tale: Sri Lankan woman’s journey to Indian citizenship began with Facebook friendship

Sunday, July 30th, 2023

By Kanishka Singharia Courtesy The Hindustan Times The Chittoor district police issued a notice to Vigneshwari, instructing her to either leave the country before the visa’s expiration. In yet another cross-border love story, a Sri Lankan woman travelled to India to marry her six-year-old Facebook friend, who hails from Andhra Pradesh. According to Hindustan Times’s […]

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Top stars to attend Mrs.India season 4 in Colombo

Wednesday, July 12th, 2023

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, July 12 (NewsWire) – Ms. India Inc, the esteemed beauty pageant celebrating the essence of womanhood, is all set to unveil its highly anticipated Season 4. This year promises to be a truly remarkable and international affair, as the grand finale will take place in the captivating island nation of Sri Lanka. […]

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Thai royal family honours Sri Lankan caretaker of tusker ‘Muthu Raja’

Saturday, July 8th, 2023

Courtesy Adaderana Their Majesties the King and Queen of Thailand have bestowed an honour upon Don Upul Jayarathna Denelpitiyage, a Sri Lankan mahout, in recognition of his unyielding care for the recuperating Thai elephant, Sak Surin (also known as ‘Muthu Raja’), foreign media reported. The elephant is currently in 30-day quarantine in Lampang province of […]

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Netherlands to return nearly 500 looted objects to Indonesia and Sri Lanka

Friday, July 7th, 2023

By Senay Boztas Courtesy CNN The Dutch government is returning 478 objects looted during colonial times to Indonesia and Sri Lanka. Following multiple claims from Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Nigeria, the Dutch Secretary of State for Culture and Media Gunay Uslu announced the decision Thursday to repatriate objects including the Lombok treasure,” consisting of 335 objects from Lombok, Indonesia, the […]

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NGOs trying to do away with elephants from Perahera culture: Asgiriya Chapter

Tuesday, July 4th, 2023

Courtesy The Daily Mirror In the wake of the elephant Muthu Raja who was badly abused while being kept at a Buddhist temple, several Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) are attempting to publicize the notion that elephants should be removed from the perahera culture, Asgiriya Chapter Venerable Narampanawe Ananda Thera said. He told the media that Muthu […]

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Thailand airlifts ‘gifted’ elephant from Sri Lanka amid spat over mistreating jumbo

Sunday, July 2nd, 2023

Courtesy India Today Thailand airlifted an elephant from Sri Lanka after the authorities accused the island nation of mistreating the animal. The elephant — Muthu Raja — was gifted to Sri Lanka almost two decades ago, in 2001. More than two decades ago, in 2001, a Thai elephant was gifted to Sri Lanka. (Photo: AFP). […]

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මුතුරාජා ට තායිලන්තයේ දී උණුසුම් පිළිගැනීමක්

Sunday, July 2nd, 2023

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Advisory issued over extremely severe cyclonic storm ‘Biparjoy’

Sunday, June 11th, 2023

Courtesy Adaderana The Department of Meteorology has issued an advisory for multi-day boats in the deep Arabian Sea. The very severe cyclonic storm BIPARJOY” over the East-Central Arabian Sea has intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm, the Met. Department warned. The cyclonic storm, which was located near latitude 18.2°N and longitude 67.7°E at 11.30 […]

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Sri Lankans living abroad can renew or apply for new passport online from June 01

Monday, May 29th, 2023

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lankans living abroad will be able to apply for a new passport or can renew their passport with effect from June 01, 2023. This was stated at a meeting of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on International Relations. It was revealed by the officials of the Immigration and Emigration Department who participated in […]

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Fuel prices reduced from tonight

Sunday, April 30th, 2023

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Power and Energy Minister has decided to reduce the retail prices of Lanka Petrol 92 Octane, Lanka Petrol 95 Octane Euro 4, Lanka Auto Diesel and Lanka Super Diesel 4 Star Euro 4 from tonight. The announcement was made by Minister Kanchana Wijesekera this evening. Consequently, a litre of Lanka […]

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The duty free allowance given to expatriate workers at the airport increased from May 01 -The relevant circular issued

Thursday, April 27th, 2023

Manusha Media Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment Manusha Nanayakkara, today said that duty free allowance given to expatriate workers at the airport will be increased from May 01. He said a circular in this regard was issued.The Minister was addressing the media at the Government Information Department.Earlier a memorandum presented by the Minister of […]

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Ethiopia celebrates Sinhala and Tamil New Year 2023

Monday, April 17th, 2023

Courtesy APO Group The New Year festival was attended by a large number of Sri Lankan citizens in Ethiopia along with the diplomatic community ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 17, 2023/APO Group/ -The Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and to the African Union Commission (AUC) […]

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පුරාවිද්‍යා දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවෙන් ගවේෂණයක් සිදුකර අත්පත් කරගත් මුලතිව් කුරුඳුමලේ විහාර භූමියේ අක්කර 229ක් ජනපති රනිල්ගේ අණින් නිදහස් කරලා

Friday, March 24th, 2023

දිනසේන රතුගමගේ Lanka Lead News කුරුන්දි අට්ඨකථා ලේඛණය කළ ලාංකේය ඉතිහාසයේ වැදගත්ම ඓතිහාසික පුදබිමක් වූ මුලතිව් කුරුඳුමලේ විහාරස්ථානයට කෙලවර වූ බටහිර මායිමේ පුරාවිද්‍යා දෙපාර්තමේන්තුව විසින් අත්පත් කරගෙන තිබූ ඉඩම් අක්කර 229ක් වහාම නිදහස් කොට ඒවායේ අයිතිකරුවන් වෙත බාරදෙන ලෙස ජනාධිපතිවරයා ඊයේ(22) දැනුම් දී තිබේ. මෙම ඉඩම් පිහිටා ඇත්තේ මුලතිව් තන්නිමුරුප්පු ප්‍රදේශයේ වන අතර, මේ සම්බන්ධයෙන් […]

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Inside Sri Lanka’s deadly underground mines filled with rare jewels

Friday, March 3rd, 2023

Selima Hussain and Robin Lindsay  Courtesy Insider Miners in Sri Lanka risk their lives hunting for valuable gems in deep underground pits. Workers inhale toxic gasses like methane, and the tunnels can collapse at any moment. Sri Lanka is renowned for its jewels, and the city of Ratnapura translates to “city of gems.”  Inside Sri Lanka’s Deadly […]

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