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Cabinet agrees to the proposal to import eggs

Monday, January 2nd, 2023

Courtesy Adaderana Trade Minister Nalin Fernando has submitted the proposal to the Cabinet of Ministers to import eggs.  Accordingly, the Cabinet has directed him to take necessary steps to do so.

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President pledges to build an economy capable of settling the country’s debts

Wednesday, December 14th, 2022

Courtesy Hiru News President Ranil Wickremesinghe stressed that he will definitely work towards resurrecting the country from bankruptcy and stressed that he will build an economy that is free from debt and create a stable economy that is able to pay its debts. He said during the opening of the Toyota Lanka fulfilment Centre in […]

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High Commissioner Moragoda meets Finance Minister of India to review the status of bilateral economic cooperation

Tuesday, December 6th, 2022

Media Release Sri Lankan High Commission in New Delhi High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India, Milinda Moragoda met with the Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister of India Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman today (06) at the latter’s office in North Block, New Delhi. This was the latest of a series of meetings High Commissioner Moragoda has […]

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CID to investigate complaints filed on ragging incidents

Thursday, November 10th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Investigations into complaints filed over the incidents ragging will be handed over to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), the police said today. According to a press release issued by the police media division, the decision was taken based on a directive given by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP). The IGP has informed all […]

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The official Hindi remix of the viral song Manike Maga Hithe records 3 million views

Friday, September 16th, 2022

Courtesi Hiru News The song titled Manike is the official Hindi remix of the viral song Manike Maga Hithe by Sri Lankan singer Yohani the Bollywood film. The song has crossed 3 million views within 6 hours of being uploaded to YouTube. The makers of Ajay Devgn and Sidharth Malhotra’s film ‘Thank God’ have released […]

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Supreme Court recommends further streamlining fuel distribution through SLTB

Friday, August 5th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The distribution of fuel should be further streamlined through the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB), the Supreme Court pointed out today. This was mentioned when two fundamental rights (FR) petitions filed over the country’s economic crisis were called before the Supreme Court judges Vijith Malalgoda and Arjuna Obeyesekere this morning. The FR petitions […]

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Chief Prelates write to President on country’s current situation

Friday, July 1st, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Chief Incumbents of the four Buddhist Chapters have written to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, stressing 10 matters, including the creation of economic stability and provision of relief to the people. In their statement, the chief prelates said the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution should be passed in the parliament without delay. They also […]

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Schools in Colombo and other major cities to remain closed next week.

Sunday, June 26th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Ministry of Education says that schools in the Colombo Zone and other major cities will remain closed next week, from June 27 to July 01.  However, the ministry said that rural schools can function as normal on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during next week.  Accordingly, issuing a notice, the ministry informed that […]

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Situation going from bad to worse for Sri Lanka as World Bank denies releasing fresh funds

Wednesday, May 25th, 2022

Courtesy EasternEye According to reports, Sri Lanka inflation could surge to 40 per cent. FILE PHOTO: Police fire teargas and use water cannons to disperse the Sinhala extremist monks from Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) on November 19, 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images) By: Pramod Thomas THE World Bank said it […]

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President invites all political parties in parliament to form all-party govt.

Friday, April 29th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has extended an invitation to form an all-party government comprising all political parties represented in the Parliament, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said in a statement issued today regarding the meeting held with party leaders and representatives who now sit independently in Parliament. The discussion was held at the President’s […]

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No-confidence motion to be moved next week

Thursday, April 28th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Samagi Jana Balawega (SJB) says that the no-confidence motion against the government will be tabled in Parliament before May 4. SJB Member of Parliament Ashoka Abeysinghe said he believes that they have so far received around 125 signatures from MPs for the motion. He added that they have made requests to the […]

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Daily COVID caseload moves up with 594 new infections and records 11 new COVID deaths

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The daily count of COVID-19 cases recorded in Sri Lanka moved to 594 today (January 13), the Health Ministry said. According to the Government Information Department, the newly-detected cases include 04 individuals who recently arrived on the island. The latest development has brought the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in […]

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ජනපතිගේ චෝදනාවලටසුසිල්ගෙන් හැරෙන තැපැලෙන් පිළිතුරු – දන්නේ නැත්නම් මහින්දගෙන් අහගන්න

Saturday, January 8th, 2022

Voice Tube ජනපතිගේ එක රටක් එක නීතියට නෝන්ඩියකුත් දමයි – සාමූහික වගකීම වගන්ති එක්කම කියයි

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මිලින්ද මොරගොඩ, උත්තර් ප්‍රදේශ් ප්‍රධාන අමාත්‍ය ශ්‍රී යෝගී ආදිත්‍යනාත් හමුවෙයි

Monday, November 1st, 2021

Sri Lanka High Commission of India ඉන්දියාවේ ශ්‍රී ලංකා මහ කොමසාරිස් මිලින්ද මොරගොඩ මහතා, උත්තර් ප්‍රදේශ් ප්‍රධාන අමාත්‍ය ශ්‍රී යෝගී ආදිත්‍යනාත් මහතා ලක්නව්හි ප්‍රධාන අමාත්‍යවරයාගේ නිල නිවසේ දී හමුවිය. උත්තර් ප්‍රදේශ් රජයේ ප්‍රධාන ලේකම් ශ්‍රී රාජේන්ද්‍ර කුමාර් තිවාරි සහ තවත් ප්‍රධාන රාජ්‍ය නිලධාරීන් කිහිප දෙනෙකු මෙම රැස්වීමට එක්ව සිටියහ. මහ කොමසාරිස් විසින් උත්තර් ප්‍රදේශ් ප්‍රධාන […]

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Teach Your Child to Read Today!

Monday, October 25th, 2021

Children_Learning_Reading Their reading system is called Children Learning Reading, and it is nothing like the infomercials you see on TV, showing babies appearing to read, but who have only learned to memorize a few word shapes. This is a program that will teach your child to effectively decode and read phonetically. It will give your […]

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The President’s holistic decision on the banning of chemical fertiliser?

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

Chandre dharma-wardana In spite of all this information and good advise from all the leading scientists of Sri Lanka (see recent articles in the Island by Dr. M. Dhanapala, Prof. Costa, Dr. Waidyanatha, Prof. Marmbe and many others), we have Ranjith Soysa writing the following: “The President’s holistic decision on the banning of chemical fertiliser […]

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නිපුණතාවයෙන් හෙබි, ක්ෂේත්‍රයේ පළපුරුද්දක් තිබෙන තරුණ තරුණියන් දේශීය හා විදේශීය පිළිගැනීමකට යොමු කරන වැඩපිළිවෙළක් නිර්මාණය කර තිබෙනවා.- අමාත්‍ය නාමල් රාජපක්ෂ මහතා-

Saturday, October 16th, 2021

තරුණ හා ක්‍රීඩා අමාත්‍යාංශය.සංවර්ධන සම්බන්ධීකරණ හා අධීක්ෂණ අමාත්‍යාංශය.ඩිජිටල් තාක්ෂන හා ව්‍යවසාය සංවර්ධන රාජ්‍ය ආමාත්‍යාංශය. ජාතික වෘත්තීය සුදුසුකම් සඳහා වන NVQ – RPL සහතික ප්‍රදානය කිරීමේ උත්සව අවස්ථාවට එක්වෙමින් හම්බන්තොට ශ්‍රැන්ගිලා හෝටලයේ දී ඊයේ (14) දින තරුණ හා ක්‍රීඩා, සංවර්ධන සම්බන්ධීකරණ හා අධීක්ෂණ අමාත්‍ය සහ  ඩිජිටල් තාක්ෂණ හා ව්‍යවසාය සංවර්ධන රාජ්‍ය අමාත්‍ය නාමල් රාජපක්ෂ මහතා මේ […]

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Organic push threatens Sri Lanka’s tea growers

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

Courtesy DW Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa wants to make the country’s tea organic. But his plan comes with huge risks. Tea growers fear that their plants can’t make it without the nutrients from fertilizers. https://www.dw.com/en/organic-push-threatens-sri-lankas-tea-growers/av-59050852

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ERASING THE EELAM VICTORY Part 21 D1

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

KAMALIKA PIERIS When Eelam war IV started in 2006, Tamil civilians had followed the retreating LTTE across the Northern Province, to their shrinking area of control in Mullaitivu and became trapped between the two armies.   They went voluntarily. The map given below shows the movement of Vanni population from September 2007- September 2008.   They are […]

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Sri Lanka confirms 40 new COVID deaths

Thursday, July 8th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed 40 more COVID-19 related fatalities that have occurred yesterday (July 07). The new development has pushed the official death toll due to the virus in Sri Lanka to 3,391. According to the data released by the Department of Government Information, the new victims confirmed today include […]

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විදුලි සංදේශ වෘත්තීය පාඨමාලා සදහා ආධුනිකයින්ට නොමිලේ අවස්ථාව ලබා දෙමින් නයිටා සහ Huawei ආයතනය අතර අවබෝධතා ගිවිසුමක්

Tuesday, July 6th, 2021

නිපුණතා සංවර්ධන, වෘත්තිය අධ්‍යාපන, පර්යේෂණ හා නව නිපැයුම් රාජ්‍ය ආමාත්‍යාංශය ·         ගිවිසුම අත්සන් කිරිමෙන් අනතුරුව අමාත්‍යතුමිය පාඨමාලා ක්‍රියාත්මක කිරිමට නියමිත පරිශ්‍රයේ නිරීක්ෂණයක යෙදෙයි                උසස් තාක්ෂණික දැනුමෙන්  යුතු විදුලි සංදේශ තාක්ෂණික ශිල්පීන්  දෙස් විදෙස් ශ්‍රම වෙළඳපොළට දායාද කිරීමේ අරමුණු ඇතිව නිපුණතා සංවර්ධන වෘත්තීය අධ්‍යාපන පර්යේෂණ හා නව නිපැයුම් රාජ්‍ය අමාත්‍යාංශ අනුබද්ධ ජාතික  ආධුනීකත්ව කාර්මික පුහුණු […]

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Coronavirus: 657 new cases reported today

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

Aderana The Government Information Department reports that another 137 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 increasing the total number of fresh cases identified today to 657. All new cases are close associates of patients from the Peliyagoda Covid-19 cluster. This brings the tally of cases associated with the Minuwangoda, Peliyagoda and prisons clusters to 93,157. […]

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Shirley De Alwis: The Hand behind Peradeniya University’s Designs

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

KNO Dharmadasa Courtesy Thuppahi’s Blog Shirley D’Alwis, the first University Architect, died in harness. He was working day and night to complete the job entrusted to him – the preparation of the buildings he had designed and started constructing – for the university to be shifted to its intended site in Peradeniya. After a long […]

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UNHRC is a toothless tiger – will Sri Lanka play its cards right in Geneva?

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

UNHRC Resolutions are legally non-binding. Its mandate covers only human rights not international humanitarian laws. Whether all 47 members vote against Sri Lanka, or whether all 47 Members vote for Sri Lanka, UNHRC cannot force Sri Lanka to do anything. Its only an annual circus for political pressures via resolutions. When UNHRC Resolutions are legally […]

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Did India play a lead role in July 1983 riots & April 21st 2019 Easter Sunday to create an ‘ethnic’ issue?

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

At some time or the other this question will have to be answered. At present it remains a big question just as the role of the UNP in both events. Ironically, UNP ruled when both of these horrendous attacks took place. Providing a clue however, is the arrest of an Indian attempting to destroy a […]

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Minister Dinesh Gunawardena – What is your strategy to defend Sri Lanka & its Armed Forces in UNHRC?

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

The regime change in 2015 brought to power a treacherous team that co-sponsored an intrusive UNHRC Resolution though legally non-binding, agreeing to do changes to internal mechanisms advantageous to the sponsors of the Resolution, to Geneva UNHRC Office and the lobby groups funding the entire exercise. The traitors were democratically replaced by the People voting […]

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Did Sri Lanka commit ‘war crimes’? International Legal luminary Sir Desmond de Silva says NO

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

The legal opinion of Sir Desmond de Silva covers all areas of allegation against the Sri Lankan Army and takes every leaf of relevant international law relevant to war crimes and clearly establishes why Sri Lanka cannot be accused of committing war crimes. Even individual soldier misbehaviour he says can be dealt with within existing […]

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Did Sri Lanka commit ‘war crimes’? International Legal luminary Prof. Michael Newton says NO

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

Luckily the Mahinda Rajapakse government had sought the legal opinion of international legal experts whose opinions should now be used to compare the OISL and UNHRC Heads reports and demands that contravene Article 2.7 of the UN Charter by interfering in the internal affairs of a sovereign nation. Reading Prof. Newton’s legal opinion alongside that […]

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Did Sri Lanka commit ‘war crimes’? International Legal luminaries Prof. Crane and Sir Desmond de Silva say NO

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

The Mshinda Rajapakse government sought the legal opinion of Prof D M Crane and Sir Desmond de Silva on the legal issues pertaining to the use of human shields and hostage taking by the LTTE. Their legal opinion sheds to pieces the findings of the PoE and the OISL as well as the OHCHR Heads […]

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Did Sri Lanka commit ‘war crimes’? International Legal luminaries Sir Geoffrey Nice and Rodney Dixon say NO

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

The Mahinda Rajapakse government sought the legal opinion of a group of distinguished international legal luminaries who have been involved in war tribunals and who knew the laws related to conflicts. Reading these expert opinions against the PoE and the OISL reports as well as the biased and interfering statements of the OHCHR head, many […]

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