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Local News; Lanka Media Links
On November 29, 1947, in its collective wisdom, the UN General Assembly via Resolution 181 planned the carving up..... Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: DMOp
Gauthama Buddha not only accepted an invitation for alms by Ambapali, but acknowledged a donation of ashram by the lady sex-worker..... Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: DMOp
by Meenakshi Ganguly The draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) remains in force, and there have been several arrests under this law in the past year Civil society groups are once again Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLop
by N. Sathiya Moorthy Rather than fighting American wars elsewhere, if only to secure the ‘homeland' from military/militant attacks, and/or its economy, he seems keen to protect and strengthen that Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLop
Questions have also been raised as to the examination criteria for SATIM degree holders, government medical students and foreign university students The Health Minister should validate technical decisions of the SLMC Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
by Ashanthi Warunasuriya Anoma Fonseka has been accused of violating the very policy the government promised to protect Anoma Fonseka has been accused of violating a circular issued by the Finance Ministry Mrs. Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
UNHRC to be told to monitor progress by Easwaran Rutnam The government is likely to get another two more years to show progress on the accountability issue The TNA is split on the Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
There were only two applicants both merit Professors at the time, Nandadeva Samarasekera and Mandika Wijeyaratne The selection panel did not have a single surgeon to select the Chair of Surgery Regretfully, Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
We have our own marketing and public relations divisions with a talented staff what made to ignore them and outsource the marketing and public relation work Although the board officials know Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
by Marisa de Silva Villagers recount heart-breaking tales of horror, pain and loss 20 year old case remains unresolved Families of the oppressed seek justice Shoot me but, please don't kill my children,” Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
Muslim Affairs Minister intervenes Minister appoints special teams to look into the current issues The WAKF board can appoint trustees and the Director of MRCA cannot refuse to release appointment orders by Ifham Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
by Ranjith Gunawardena Plantation workers request the government to initiate procedures for direct mail service Despite prohibitions, child labour still continues Estate workers seek solutions for discrimintaion, racism and many other issues In the Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
by Ashanthi Warunasuriya On 23rd August 2016, Parliament adopted the Act to establish an Office on Missing Person (OMP) Although the OMP Act was rushed through the government appears to have Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
by Basil Fernando The social organisation in pre-colonial Sri Lanka was based on the caste system Every person was made to stay within their prescribed status At the time, it was not Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLop
by Hector Appuhamy - Member of Parliament Auditor General Gamini Wijesinghe An article published by Wijewardena in Daily FT Monday January 30, 2017 titled “In Defense of the Auditor General: The Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
Is India Still Interested In Developing Trincomalee Port In Sri Lanka? – Analysis
At the annual Raisina Dialogue held in New Delhi from January 17-19, 2017, Sri Lanka's Resettlement Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka said the two nations would soon commence negotiations for Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: AMOp
Monday, February 20 is World Day of Social Justice on the theme, ‘Preventing Conflict and Sustaining Peace Through Decent Work'. Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: DMOp
Reporting on President Donald Trump's new energy policy which plans for a big increase in domestically produced oil and gas, the Financial Times reported yesterday: Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: DMOp
As part of the all-inclusive and eco-friendly development strategy, the National Government has also launched a mission for ..... Read more..
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: DMOp
Kim Jong-un has some guts. The North Korean leader's foolhardiness apparently knows no bounds. Though baby faced, he.... Read more..
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: DMOp
by N.S.Venkataraman February 20,2017,Chennai, Sri Lanka Guardian The terrorist attack on the 13th century most famous Sufi shrine in Sind in Pakistan that killed over 80 […] Read more..
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: SLGOp
The point of interest here was that at the time of the discussions to forge the Indo Sri Lanka agreement, sufficient thought had not been given […] Read more..
Sun, Feb 19, 2017
Source: SLGOp
The only nations that could threaten America's very existence are nuclear powers Russia, China, India, France, Britain and Israel (and maybe Pakistan) in that order. by […] Read more..
Sun, Feb 19, 2017
Source: SLGOp
In unification the leadership must lie with the current chairman of the party can still work as a patron of the party During my period in office I was also able Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLOp2
The federal/unitary debates are becoming old fashioned. However, it might be little premature to characterize ‘Sri Lanka purely as a devolutionary state.' It could also be […] Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLGOp
Is there something to be said about his white ball cricket? What's cricket and what's not, is changing like everything else. But one thing is for […] Read more..
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
Source: SLGOp
Lakmal had only been on the job five months when a couple staying at the guesthouse he was managing had a fight. The guy had checked the girl's phone while Read more..
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
Fifteen pigeons were released around 7.30 am at the Kilinochchi railway station in celebration of the 69th Independence Day on February 4 and the birds returned to their home in Read more..
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
Stanley Jayaweera was known to the world as an accomplished diplomat. His strongmindedness tempered with diplomacy earned him numerous accolades during his tenure. As an individual, he was Read more..
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
Much has been written recently about public toilets, particularly, those at railway stations reserved for foreigners, some, akin it to an apartheid. Before becoming hysterical, let us candidly examine the Read more..
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
The female toilet, especially in public bathrooms, is quite gross if you think about it. It is a universal truth that women demonstrate appallingly uncouth behaviour when they're turned loose Read more..
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
Did you know that the ‘Rising Gods of The East' were the most photographed celebrity in the world in 2009? No? No worries, as neither did I back then. But Read more..
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
The following is an interview given to Roy Movie YouTube by Jacqueline Fernandez, a Sri Lankan actress who made a name in Bollywood. She was the winner of the Read more..
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
Govt to introduce laws against discrimination on account of communicable diseases including TB, HIV and Filariasis The incidence of leprosy in Sri Lanka according to medical statistics is 2000 cases Read more..
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
If you have enough qualifications or talent, making money is not that difficult, even from the comfort of your home. In this very digital world, many jobs are often online. Read more..
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
These days, mostly everyone particularly in the BPOs, are on a frequent job-changing mode. To the horror of many bosses who belong to a different vintage this is simply not Read more..
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
There are two particularly important problems in that connection: one is the problem of war crimes; the other is the devolution package. Regarding action on war […] Read more..
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: SLGOp
by Paul Craig Roberts ( February 16, 2017, Washington DC, Sri Lanka Guardian) Has Donald Trump overestimated his presidential power? The answer is yes. Is Steve […] Read more..
Thu, Feb 16, 2017
Source: SLGOp
Would it be a solution to the national question ? by Sumanasiri Liyanage ( February 16, 2017, Kandy, Sri Lanka Guardian) A German friend of mine […] Read more..
Thu, Feb 16, 2017
Source: SLGOp
Regarding Sri Lankan Prime-minister's recent statement on refugees ( February 16, 2017, Melbourne, Sri Lanka Guardian) The current Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremsinghe's comments […] Read more..
Thu, Feb 16, 2017
Source: SLGOp