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Go Faizer Go – Take your Aappayaa and Go
by : A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA
Faizer Mustapha is a blend of arrogance, bluffing, misleading, deception and cheating.  There has never been a parliamentarian possessing all these negative characteristics in Sri Lanka or may be anywhere in the world and I presume that this man, the son of a popular legal luminary of this country and a successful former Ambassador was compelled to display these negative qualities on the behest of Sirisena as a result of Sirisena's extensive election phobia. It was obvious that he was playing the game of Sirisena's election phobia as he has been severely slated by... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

Response to Kate Cronin-Furman's article in the Washington Post
Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J 6G1 . CANADA.
23 November 2017 (KINDLY PASS THIS LETTER ON TO THE EDITOR) The Editor The Washington Post 1301 K.Street NW Washington DC 20071 US Dear Editor: The article that you published by Kate Cronin-Furman, Are Sri Lankan officers ordering soldiers to sexually assault Tamil detainees?' nudged me to come out of retirement temporarily on the Sri Lanka-Tamil ‘Eelam' refugees file.  I have been active on this file from August 1983 until August 2013.  Active mainly to breakdown the vile attacks on the Sri Lankan soldiers by... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

Culture shock
By Rohana R. Wasala
In my opinion, two visiting British women were made to experience different forms of culture shock in Sri Lanka recently.  Both were subjected to discrimination and harassment, though in the later or the second case described here, these elements were almost totally concealed by melodrama. The reference here is to tourist Naomi Coleman, a mental health nurse from Coventry in England, who was arrested on arrival and deported from Sri Lanka in 2014 for wearing a Buddha tattoo on her upper arm, and to Sheree Atcheson, an influential IT business consultant in the UK, who... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

Clinical Meditation
Dr. Ruwan M Jayatunge 
Clinical Meditation is a new form of therapy that can be used to treat a large number of physical / psychological / psychiatric ailments. For centuries meditation was considered as a type of religious practice forgetting its clinical aspect. A large body of research highlights the clinical value of meditation. Meditation enhances neuron connectivity in the brain positively changing the brain chemistry. Meditation experience changes the brain structures predominantly increasing the cortical thickness and cerebral blood flow. Meditation has many health benefits. Meditation balances the body's homeostatic system.  Meditation can be used to treat anxiety... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

POISONING WITH POISONED ARMS
ALI SUKHANVER
There is a worldwide ban on the production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons and their precursors under the Chemical Weapons Convention 1993. International law has prohibited the use of chemical weapons since 1899, under the Hague Convention: Article 23 of the Regulations Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land adopted by the First Hague Conference "especially" prohibited employing "poison and poisoned arms." In short the whole world is doing all its best to save humanity from the hazards of chemical weapons. Chemical weapons mean specialized munitions that use chemicals formulated to inflict death or... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

Views expressed by politicians regarding treasury bond scam-බැඳුම්කර සිද්ධිය ගැන පක්ෂ විපක්ෂ මත
Views expressed by politicians regarding treasury bond scam බැඳුම්කර සිද්ධිය ගැන පක්ෂ විපක්ෂ මත
https://youtu.be/rxVULaZzdzc... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

SILENCE GIVES CONSENT
Ranjith Soysa
I intend to draw the attention of President Maithripala Sirisena through you esteemed website as his silence and refusal to nail the counter on at least three important issues raise a question whether he is only acting as a baby’s dummy. The three issues regarding which the President has still not taken any conclusive decision are: 1 The UNHRC resolutions 30/1 and 34/1   which some of the Western countries, FNGOs along with Tiger Terrorist fronts and the big wigs in  UNCHR are continuously pressing SL Government to implement in full is, one of the key items. The... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

බය නැති අගමැති
උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම
'බය නැති අගමැති' කියා පෝස්ටර් රට පුරාම වැදිලාය. එක්කෝ කවුරුන් හෝ අගමැතිව බය කරන්න ගිහිල්ලාය. එහෙමත් නැත්නම් අගමැති, සොහොනක් අසලින් මහ රෑ තනියම යන්නට ඔට්ටුවක්වත් දාලාය. ඒ දෙකම නොවේ නම් 'බය නැති අගමැති' කියන වචන ටිකට මුලින් සටහන් විය යුතු වචන කිහිපයක් හැලිලාය. ඒ හැලිච්ච වචන මේ දිනවල සමාජ ජාලවල එකතුවෙමින් තිබෙන්නේය. 'දේශපාලනය ලොව දෙවැනියාට පැරැණිම වෘත්තීය යැයි කියනු ලැබේ. එය පළමුවැන්නට බොහෝ සමාන බව මට වැටහුණේ පසුවය.' මෙහෙම කියන්නේ රොනල්ඩ් රේගන්ය. රේගන් කියන්නේ ඇමෙරිකාවේ සිටි කීර්තිමත්ම ජනාධිපතිවරයෙක්ය. ආණ්ඩුවේ සමහර වැඩ දැක්කම සමහරු කියන්නේ එහෙමය. ආණ්ඩුවේ ඇමැතිවරුන් තුන්දෙනකුට ඉල්ලා අස්වෙන්න වුණේ අවුරුදු 3ක් පිරෙන්නත් කලින්ය. බැඳුම්කර මගඩියේ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

හවුලේ අවුල
පේරාදෙණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ දර්ශන අධ්‍යයන අංශයේ අංශාධිපති - ආචාර්ය චරිත හේරත් උපුටාගැණීම ලංකාදීප
මේ රටේ අද තිබෙන්නේ එජාපය සහ ශ‍්‍රීලනීපය යන පක්ෂ දෙකේ එකතුවකින් සෑදුන සමගි සන්ධාන ආණ්ඩුවක් යැයි බොහෝ අවස්ථාවල ආණ්ඩුවේ දේශපාලඥයෝ මහත් උජාරුවෙන් කියති. ඒ කියන සමගිය නිසා රටේ සංවර්ධනය වේගවත් වෙන බවද සමහර නායකයෝ නිතර දෙවේලේ දේශනා කරති. ප‍්‍රධාන නායකයන් එසේ කීවත් ආණ්ඩුවේම දෙවැනි පෙළ කණ්ඩායම් හැමවිටම වගේ හදන්නේ ඒ පක්ෂයෙන් මේ පක්ෂයටත් මේ පක්ෂයෙන් ඒ පක්ෂයටත් චෝදනා එල්ල කරමින් ‘රට ඉස්සරහට යන්නේ නැත්තේ අහවල් පක්ෂය නිසා යැයි’ පෙන්නා තමන්ගේ නොහැකියාව වසා ගන්නටය. වැඩක් නොකෙරෙන්නේ අරයා නිසා යැයි පෙන්වීමේ න්‍යාය නිසා දැන් ජනතාවට සිදුවී  තිබෙන්නේ තමන්ම පත්කළ ආණ්ඩුවේ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

Journeying to help the needy
By Dr. Tilak S Fernando Courtesy Ceylon Today
We arrived at the Angunna Badulla Junior School in Matara, where 139 students from poor village families get an education. The school Principal M.A Jayasiri, introduced us to three deserving students in need of medical attention. Among the three was a six-year-old boy, Dilshan, whom we were especially interested in, after seeing him on a TV programme and the way he did his homework, on the floor under a kerosene lamp. Then there was seven year old Deduni and nine-year-old Sajini, who has suffered a sudden stroke and has been confined to... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

Conflict of Perpetual Interest
By Lucien Rajakarunanayake Courtesy The Island
Ranil Wickremesinghe did get a good score by being the first Prime Minister to present himself before a commission of inquiry, with a huge retinue of ministers of all ranks, and other UNP politicians; the cheerleaders who had no place to cheer. He also had the deference of the Attorney General himself present to lead his evidence, with considerable calm and regard, unlike when others were questioned, deservedly. But, the Prime Minister, in fact, had little cause for joy. The issue of conflict of interest, which has been at the very core of the... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

LG polls gazette: AG to file motion for early hearing of petition
by Saman Indrajith Courtesy The Island
Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya has agreed to submit a motion calling for the early hearing of the petition filed before the Court of Appeal against the gazette related to local government polls. The AG’s agreement was announced at the special party leaders’ meeting yesterday evening at the Parliament complex.  He would call for the hearing of the case on Nov 30, party sources said. The AG told the party leaders that he would submit his motion on Monday (27). The party leaders’ meeting was held with Speaker Karu Jayasuriya presiding at his office. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

මෛත්‍රී බුදුහාමුදුරුවො හැටියට ඊළඟට ‍ලෝකෙට පහළ වෙන්න ඉන්නෙ බැංකු කළමණාකරුවෙක්ද?
තිලක් සේනාසිංහ උපුටා ගැන්ම ලක්බිම
ඔහු මධ්‍යම පළාතේ වාණිජ බැංකුවක කළමණාකරුවෙකි.  ඔහුගේ වයස අවුරුදු 45 ක් පමණ වේ. ක්‍රිස්තියානි පියෙකුට දාව බෞද්ධ මවකගේ කුසින් උපන් ඔහු අධ්‍යාපනය ලබා ඇත්තේ කන්ද උඩරට සුප්‍රකට කිතුණු පාසලකය. මව අනුව යමින් බෞද්ධ වත් පිළිවෙත් කෙරෙහි මහත් ඇල්මක් දැක්වූ ඔහු ඉන් පසුව බුදු දහම පිළිබඳ පොත පත කියවීමට ද යොමු වී ඇත. මේ වන විට විවාහක දෙදරු පියෙකු වන ඔහු ඉතා යහපත් සමාජ ආර්ථික පසුබිමකින් යුත් අයෙකි. ඔහුගේ බිරිඳද රජයේ උසස් තනතුරක් හොබවන්නියකි. සාමාන්‍ය ජීවිතයේ දී ඉතා ප්‍රසන්න ඇවතුම් පැවතුම් සහිත ඔහු තම බැංකුවට ගණුදෙනු කරුවන් ළංකර ගැනීමට රුසියෙකි. එසේ තමන් හමුවට එන ධනවත් ව්‍යාපාරිකයන්ට ජීවිතය,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

බැඳුම්කර වාර්තාව ලැබුණු ගමන් නඩු දානවා
සිදත් මෙන්ඩිස් උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම
බැඳුම්කර වංචාව පිළිබඳ අඛණ්ඩව පරීක්‍ෂණ පවත්වාගෙන යා යුතු බවටත්, කොමිසමේ වාර්තාව ජනවාරි මස 08 වැනිදා ජනාධිපතිවරයා වෙත ලැබුණු පසු අධිකරණ ක්‍රියාමාර්ගවලට යොමුවිය යුතු බවටත් ශ්‍රී ලංකා නිදහස් පක්‍ෂ මධ්‍යම කාරක සභාවේදී තීරණය කළ බව එක්සත් ජනතා නිදහස් සන්ධානයේ මහ ලේකම් අමාත්‍ය මහින්ද අමරවීර මහතා පැවැසීය. ශ්‍රී ලංකා නිදහස් පක්‍ෂ මූලස්ථානයේ ඊයේ (23දා) පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවකදී අමාත්‍යවරයා කියා සිටියේ පෙරේදා (22දා) රැස්වූ නිදහස් පක්‍ෂ මධ්‍යම කාරක සභාවේදී මෙම එකඟතාවට පැමිණි බවයි. බැඳුම්කර කොමිසම පත්කිරීම පිළිබඳ ආණ්ඩුවේ සිටින ඇතැම් ඇමැතිවරුන් පවා ජනාධිපතිවරයාට චෝදනා එල්ල කරන බවත් හොරුන් ආරක්‍ෂා කිරීමට විවිධ චෝදනා එල්ල කිරීම බරපතළ වරදක් බවත් අමරවීර මහතා... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 25/11/17)

Former Colonial Powers have no moral right to speak on Accountability without atoning for their colonial crimes
Shenali D Waduge
Today, proudly promoting themselves as the international community, the Western nations who have become first world nations as a result of the plunder & murder of the third world are preaching accountability. No country with soiled hands has a right to speak without atoning for their crimes & apologizing for them first. What moral right do they have when none of their crimes have been allowed to be taken to any court (locally or globally)? When none of the present day crimes nears the level of crimes committed by all European Christian/Catholic countries as a policy,... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

A government must not encourage its citizens to consume alcohol  
Chanaka Bandarage
Dr NM Perera balanced his budgets largely by increasing alcohol and cigarette prices. Worldwide, governments use alcohol to increase its revenue base.  Very seldom would a government lower the price of alcohol. In the recently delivered budget, Sri Lanka went against this trend and reduced the price of beer. This is very strange. Sri Lanka is embroiled in a gigantic debt trap, it is looking for every possible avenue to enhance its coffers. Thus, the right thing that the government should have done was  either to increase the price of alcohol or keep them the same.  The... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

Take Stern action against sheep clothed terrorists who deride and disrespect the National Flag
by ; A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA
Despite successfully relinquishing the 30 years of terrorist war launched by tiger terrorists and their minions under the leadership of megalomaniac Prabhakaran and establishing a peaceful country on 18th May, 2009 by our gallant war heroes under the unwavering leadership and guidance of former President Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa and thereby creating the atmosphere for all communities in the country to live in peace and harmony with hopes of a day tomorrow which had been snatched away by the ruthless terrorists, the peace and harmony thus established seems to be in great peril as a... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

Dr. Nath Amerakone, Skilled Professional Engineer, Visionary Politician, Businessman and Indefatigable Patriot, Passes Away.
Dr AMARAKONE MUDIYANSELAGE NATH AMARAKONE, Skilled Professional Engineer, Visionary Politician, Businessman and Indefatigable Sinhala Buddhist Patriot, expired at 4.15PM on Wednesday, 22nd November, 2017, aged 81 years. He was a former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Housing, former Chairman of the State Engineering Corporation, Founder President of the Organization of Professional Associations (OPA) of Sri Lanka, General Secretary of the Eksath Sinhala Maha Sabhawa,  Head of the Sanathana Foundation, Nawinna, and a committed Philanthropist. He was the beloved husband of Dr. Indrani Wijesinghe Amarakone, Dental Surgeon, the beloved  brother of late Alawatugoda Saddananda Thero,  late Mr A.M.W Amarakone and... -Full Story- (LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

SHOULD JOINT OPPOSITION WORK TOGETHER AT THE ELECTIONS WITH SLFP? - PREZ. MAHINDA RAJAPAKSE MUST NOT SOFT PEDDLE!
By M D P DISSANAYAKE
Having learnt bitter lessons at the hands of Prez Maithreepala Sirisena at the last elections , the overwhelming majority voters rallied behind Prez Mahinda Rajapakse, with a clear understanding that the newly formed PoduJana Peramuna  will build a new force away from corrupt SLFP, UNP , JVP old guards. Mr Basil Rajapakse had stated that there was a popular view that “Mahinda lost the election because of Basil.”  Then to fill vacuum, Basil said, “ I will work hard to correct it and bring Mahinda back to power”. Such was a sincere and courageous... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

FOREIGN EXCHANGE ACT - Hemantha Warnakulasuriya says new Act benefits a selected few (23/11/17)
Newsfirst.lk Sri Lanka's Number One News Provider.
https://youtu.be/SbRZKz_K-38... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

(ලැජ්ජ) බය නැති අගමැති
සෝමපාල සෙනරත්
අපේ රටේ සිංහල සංස්කෘතයේ මුදුන්මුල ලැජ්ජ බය කියන මහාත්ම ගුණාංග දෙකයි. පාලි භාෂාවෙන් මේ ගුණාංග දෙකට කියන්නේ 'හිරි' සහ  'ඔත්තප්ප' කියාය. මේවා සද්ධා, සති වැනි හොඳ ගනයේ චෛතසිකයෝය. ඉංග්‍රීසියෙන් moral fear and moral shame  ලෙස අරුත් දක්වා ඇත. පාපයට ලජ්ජා වන ස්වභාවය 'හිරි' නම් වේ, එසේම පාපයට බියවීම 'ඔත්තප්ප' නම් වේ. සත් පුරුෂයෝ හිරි ඔතප් දෙක නිසා පවින් වැළකී මනාකොට හැසිරේ.බුදු දහමින් මැනවින් පෝෂනය වී ඇති සිංහල භාෂාවේ 'හිරිකිතයි' කියා වචනයක් ද ඇත. අපේ අම්මලා 'ලැජ්ජ බය ඇතිව හැදෙන්න කියා අපට කුඩා කල සිටම කීවේ බුදුදහම තම ජීවිතය හැඩ ගැස්වීමට හොඳටම ප්‍රමාණවත් බව මොනවට පැදිලි කරමිනි. එහෙත්... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

Story of Adele Balasingham
Boston Lanka
This is the story of Adele Ann Balasingam. A story of a woman, who began her career as a nurse and later became a women military leader of a terrorist organization. A story of a woman's journey from Hospital to battlefield, from being a healing nurse to a killer Nurse. https://youtu.be/wr8JP5-4lVA... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka - Monthly Public Lecture
Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka (RASSL)
Monthly Public Lecture  “An interpretation of a section of Anuradhapura in the 7th century C.E.”
by Archt. Ashley de Vos President, RASSL  on Monday, November 27th at 5.00 p.m. at the Gamini Dissanayake Auditorium No. 96, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 07 ALL ARE WELCOME
... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

විල්පත්තුවෙන් ඔබ්බට ජාතිවාදී සීමා නිර්ණය
මතුගම සෙනෙවිරුවන්
විල්පත්තු ජාතික වනොද්‍යානයේ උතුරු සීමාව ලෙසට ගණන් ගැනෙන්නේ උප්පු ආරුවයි. උප්පු ආරුවට උතුරින් මන්නාරම් දිස්ත්‍රික්කය ආරම්භ වේ. මන්නාරම් දිස්ත්‍රික්කය මුසලි මාන්තායි නැගෙනහිර මාන්තායි බටහිර මාන්නාරම සහ නාන්තාන් යන ප්‍රා දේශීය ලේකම් කෙට්ඨාශයන් මගින් පරිපාලනය වේ. එලෙසම මුසලි මාන්තායි නැගෙනහිර මාන්තායි බටහිර  මන්නාරම සහ නාන්තාන් යන ප්‍රා දේශීය සභා මගින්ද පාලනය වේ. මෙහි අඩුම ජනගහනය ඇත්තේ මුසලි බල ප්‍ර දේශයේය. එයට හේතුව විල්පත්තුවෙන් ඔබ්බට කොක්කුපඩයාන්  දක්වා දෙපස වන ගහනයෙන් යුක්ත වීමයි. නමුත් උප්පුආරුවට ආසන්නයේ ගම්මාන කීපයක් ඇත. පල්ලේකුළි මරිච්චකට්ටි මුල්ලිකුලම් කරඩිකුලි යන මේ ගම්මානයන්හි වැව් පෝෂණය කරලීමට උප්පු ආරුව හරස් කර තැනූ පැරණි වාරිමාර්ගයක්ද ඇත. 1981 සංගණනය අනුව... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

Smile of gratitude. Happy Thanksgiving.
Ven. Bhante Y. Wimala
This morning as I woke up and opened my eyes I felt the rays of rising sun touching my face. I got up and looked through the window. Sky was painted with shades of red, pink and yellow. As the colors in the sky slowly changed, the trees, branches and bushes were perfectly still. No cars or people around to be seen. Deep silence and soothing quietness enriched the experience of beautiful sunrise. Today is the Thanksgiving Day here in the USA. Nobody seems to be awake yet to appreciate the magic of this magnificent... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

චන්ද්‍රිකා යුද්ද කරපු හැටි රෙද්ද පල්ලෙන් බේරීම
සිංහල දීපය
චන්ද්‍රිකාගේ කටේ නරිවාදම රෙද්ද පල්ලෙන් බේරීම https://youtu.be/maZkmiJZGLc... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

Joint Opposition to sue police officers who pursue unlawful orders
By Manushi Silva Courtesy Adaderana
https://youtu.be/7MOI0d34mlc The Joint Opposition will initiate legal action, seeking personal compensation, against police officers who pursue unlawful orders, said former parliamentarian Professor G.L. Peiris. Addressing a media briefing held at Colombo today (23), the former foreign minister alleged that there are attempts to arrest former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The main reason for Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s arrest is him revealing about the constitution to the public through the  formation of an organization named “Eliya” (light), alleged Peiris. “This government is following a mechanism of imprisoning their opposition through intimidation by the use of FCID. In such a... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

Hello Aloysius!
By Hemantha Warnakulasuriya Courtesy The Island
What Yasantha Kodagoda, PC, did a few days ago, at the Commission was more far reaching than the great bank robbery itself. What he did opened a mythical Pandora’s Box. It contained all the evils of the world and exposed the charlatans and showed what they possessed beneath their veneer of sainthood, which hit them so badly that they had to hold press conferences at Sirikotha, which could be akin to a plea to exculpate their guilt. Suddenly hitherto unknown, Hector Appuhamy came to be known as one of those Members of the COPE... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

Why this Masochicsm?
By Gunadasa Amarasekera Courtesy The Island
The Shorter Oxford Dictionary describes masochism as ‘a form of sexual perversion in which one finds pleasure in abuse and cruelty from his or her associates’’. Since the term is named after a novelist, I thought I could take liberties with it! I believe this term could be well used to describe our present political arena wherein we derive a perverted pleasure in abuse and cruelty from our associates-US UK etc. Of course, while in the sexual field masochistic pleasure is an end itself in the political field it is a means to an... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

Joint Opposition demands sacking of Minister Musthapha
By Maheesha Mudugamuwa Courtesy The Island
The Joint Opposition (JO) yesterday demanded that President Maithripala Sirisena immediately remove Provincial Councils and Local Government Minister Faiszer Musthapaha from his ministerial portfolio as he had failed to perform his duties. Addressing the JO’s weekly media briefing at the Dr. N. M Perera Centre in Borella, Podu Jana Peramuna (SLPJP) Chairman Prof. G.L Peiris said Minister Musthapha should take the full responsibility for postponing the LG polls for two and a half years and violating people’s franchise.Minister Musthapha was not a UNPer, he was a member of President’s party and, therefore, immediate steps... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

සිංහයාට වෛර කිරීම
කතු වැකිය උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින
නව ව්‍යවස්‌ථාව වෙනුවෙන් නිරන්තරව පෙනී සිටින ඒබ්‍රහම් සුමන්තිරන් මන්ත්‍රීවරයා පසුගිය දිනක සිදුකළ ප්‍රකාශයක්‌ පිළිබඳව අපේ අවධානය යොමුවිය. ඒ කවරක්‌ද? "මේ ජාතික කොඩියට මමත් කැමැති නැහැ" යන්නයි. ඒ අනුව සුමන්තිරන් මන්ත්‍රීවරයාද උතුරේ අධ්‍යාපන ඇමැතිවරයාගේ ක්‍රියාකලාපය අනුමත කරනු පෙනේ. මේ රටේ ජාතික කොඩිය නිර්මාණය විය යුත්තේ දෙමළ සන්ධානයට අවශ්‍ය ලෙසද? සියලු ජනයාගේ ගරුබුහුමනට ලක්‌ව ඇති ජාතික කොඩිය වෙනස්‌ කිරීමට කවර බලවේගයක්‌ උත්සාහ දරයිද? එම ජාතිවාදී බලවේගවලට අවශ්‍ය පරිදි ජාතික කොඩිය වෙනස්‌ කළ නොහැකිය. ජාතික කොඩියටත් සංහිඳියාවේ ප්‍රහාර එල්ලවී තිබේද යන්න ගැටලුවයි. නව ව්‍යවස්‌ථාව වෙනුවෙන් පෙනී සිටින සුමන්තිරන් මන්ත්‍රීවරයා ජාතික කොඩිය ගැන සිය අකැමැත්ත ප්‍රකාශ කර ඇත්තේ... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

Let bond racketeers be dealt with in the same way as Lalith – Senior retired banker
By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island
Senior retired banker Rusiripala Tennakoon has suggested that those involved in the treasury bond scams be dealt with in the same way former presidential secretary Lalith Weeratunga, was found guilty of causing Rs 600 mn loss to the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC). Tennakoon said so in response to Faraz Shauketally on news line, the day after Prime Minister appeared before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on Nov 20. Pointing out that Premier Wickremesinghe had denied taking policy decision to instruct the state-owned banks to bid low interest rates at the treasury bond auctions, Tennakoon... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

Our fearless Prime Minister (Baya nathi Agamathi) ran into a Kovil in India soon after giving evidence on Bond Scam
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe seen leaving after offering prayers at Sri Mookambika Temple at Kollur in Udupi district in Karnataka, India on Tuesday.(The Hindu) Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his wife Maithree offered prayers at the famous Kollur Sri Mookambika temple, Karnataka, India on Tuesday, India's Deccan Chronicle reported. The couple and their entourage arrived in Mangaluru, took a helicopter ride from the airport and landed at Areshiroor helipad near Kollur around 10.15 am. The security was beefed up for Mr Wickremesinghe’s visit, and as soon as he arrived at the temple, he was given a grand welcome by the temple authorities.... -Full Story- (LankaWeb - 24/11/17)

Utility of Ranil to the UNP is His Ability to Bring Money to the Party
Dilrook Kannangara
Ranil is not just facing a threat to premiership but also to his party leadership. He was made the party leader and kept in this post for close to 25 years is only because of his ability to bring in money for the party (mostly by foul means). He has absolutely no leadership skills and under his leadership, the UNP mostly languished in the Opposition. He was made the de facto party leader in 1993 only because of his ability to bring money to the party from various businessmen. His uncle JR Jayawardene introduced open economy in... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/11/17)

බයනැති අගමැතිගේ තිරුපති ගමන සහ කාලයේ ගමන් කරන සුජීව !!
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https://youtu.be/13SK_oV9Zds... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/11/17)

බැඳුම්කර මහා වංචාවෙන් බේරීමට යොදන සැලැස්මක සුලමුල හෙළිවෙයි
Newsfirst.lk Sri Lanka's Number One News Provider.
https://youtu.be/i-HUOL7orCE... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/11/17)

PM's testimony raises new questions - Bandula (English)
Ada Derana
https://youtu.be/sbgakNZrKFA... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/11/17)

Sri Lanka Ahmadiyya Elders’ Association Annual Gathering (Ijtima)
By A. Abdul Aziz.
 Tireless efforts being made by Ahmadiyya Khalifa for lasting peace by spreading the true teachings of Islam, applauded by non-Muslim participants. Sri Lanka Ahmadiyya elders’ Association (Majlis Ansarullah) held its Ijtima (Annual Gathering) on Sunday the 19th of November 2017 at Darul Aman, Pasyala – Sri Lanka. The event started at 9 a.m. with flag hoisting by the National President A.H. Nasir Ahmad, followed by silence prayers. Holy Qur’an recitation by Moulavi K.M. Munir Ahmad followed by translations in all three languages namely Urdu, Sinhala and Tamil. Pledge of the Association was put forward by... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/11/17)

Construction Corruption; at the Threshold of Human Misery
Dr. Chandana Jayalath
An e-book will soon be on the internet; titled Construction Corruption; at the Threshold of Human Misery. It is a self-publication since no publisher came forward to take the challenge of getting it to the public eye. Contents are rough simply because truth is bitter. We all know, and indeed experience, that the construction industry continues to receive notoriety for corruption. Undeniably, the public works have been identified as the most corrupt in the world. Law enforcement has been blotchy and not effective at all.  As a result, corruption has long been pervaded the entire construction... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/11/17)

සුජීව සේනසිංහ රාජ්‍ය අමාත්‍යතුමනි, කෙටි කලකට හොරු රැකිය හැක එහෙත් හොරු සමග දිගු ගමනක් නැත
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https://youtu.be/UspVPf5sH_8... -Full Story-
(LankaWeb - 23/11/17)

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    B. MURALIDHAR REDDY in the war zone-Full Story- (frontlineonnet.com/ - 08/06/09)
    Final assault
    B. MURALIDHAR REDDY in the war zone
    -Full Story- (frontlineonnet.com/ - 08/06/09)
  • The war is over - With the death of LTTE chief Velupillai Prabakaran, the militant campaign for a Tamil state in Sri Lanka seems to have come to an end. -Full Story- (frontlineonnet.com/ - 08/06/09) LTTE RISE & FALL -Full Story- (frontlineonnet.com/ - 08/06/09)
  • Where is Prabakaran? -Full Story- (frontlineonnet.com/ - 08/06/09)
  • Great Power Confrontation in the Indian Ocean: The Geo-Politics of the Sri Lankan Civil War by Mahdi Darius Nazemroay -Full Story- (globalresearch.ca - 25/10/09)
  • TWO EMISSARIES FROM UK AND FRANCE TWIST THEIR PURPOSE OF VISIT TO SRI LANKA. Malin Abeyatunga .-Full Report- (The LankaWeb-02/05/09)

History

  • THE ANCESTRY OF RAVANA A close study of the Ramayana, particularly the last book or Uttara Kanda, reveals that Ravana, the enemy of Lord Rama, was not a Dravidian, as many people have thought, but related to the Sri Lanka, who are considered to be Aryans-that Ravana was a migrant to Sri Lanka from the Vedic family of the Yadus, perhaps deriving originally from the city of Mathura south of Delhi. The first wave of migrants to Sri Lanka from the north was from Gujarat and of the Yadu family, which dominated the southwest of India and from the region of Gujarat had access to the sea on which they travelled far in their trading and colonizing ventures. The Ramayana tells the Ravana, the king of Sri Lanka, had close connections with region of the Yadus, which included Gujarat, parts of Maharashtra and Rajasthan up to Mathura south of Delhi.
  • Beginning and growth of civilization in Sri Lanka
    123,000 BC - Oldest human found in Lanka - Pathirajawela in the deep South.
    12000 BC - MaduruOya findings World's oldest findings of the use of Steel, Copper, and irrigation technology
    7500 BC - Connections between Cambians, Sri Lankans, Ramayanaya & Mahabharataya The first wave of migrants to Sri Lanka from north India, were from the Yadu family from Gujarat. Yadus dominated the southwest of India (which included Gujarat, parts of Maharashtra and Rajasthan up to Mathura, just south of Delhi).
    6000 BC - Lankan city on Mahamevuna Uyana - Archeologists uncovered 35 feet under the present Mahamevuna Uyana in Anuradapura,
    3000 BC - Sigiriya is considered the AlakaMandava of the Ravana
    2517 Ramayanaya and Sri Lanka According to Ramayana story, Ravana, the king of Sri Lanka, belongs to a family of migrants from North India who had close connections with region of the Yadus,
    2517 BC - Ravana gets killed in Balangoda during March, 2517BC Ravana, while attending to the wounds suffered in combat by Vibishana (his brother) in Balangoda,
    1000 BC - Sri Lanka has the latest technology : Iron technology is evident in SL
    900 BC - Anuradapura, a major town of, at least 10 Hectares (25 Acres). Anuradhapura was at least 10 ha in extent by ca. 900 BC (perhaps much more). By then prehistoric stone tool technology had been completely superseded by that of iron
    700 BC - Anuradapura Town, 50 Hectares (125 Acres) .
    600 BC - Earliest Proof of Brahmi writing in Lanka At 600-500 BC, the very first appearance of writing (in Brahmi letters almost identical to the Asokan script 200 years later) marked the beginning of the Early Historic period. This writing, radiocarbon dated on charcoal and checked by thermoluminescence dating, is inscribed on potsherds signifying the ownership. Among the names, was Anuradha.
    483 BC - Vijaya lands in Sri Lanka. Girihadu Seya is built in Thiriyaya. Buddha's relics are enshrined in Mahiyanganaya Dagaba Sarabu Maharahatan Vahanse picked Budda relics from the burning cortege and arrived in Mahiyanganaya
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    -Beginning and growth of civilization in Sri Lanka
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