The old boys union of Methodist Central College, Puliyantivu, Batticaloa celebrated Maadtu Pongal in an elaborate way with the permission from Police station up to their school via Trincomalee Road yesterday (15). …
The Catholic Church has declared 2017 as the year of St, Joseph Vaz . The church of Our Lady of Presentation, Thandavanveli, Batticaloa marked the event with the Special Mass con celebrated by His Lordship the Bishop of Batticaloa Rt, Rev. Joseph Ponniah, Parish Priest of the church Rev. Fr. G. Alex Robert and Rev Fr. Ramesh Christy yesterday (15). …
A post conflict in Sri Lanka consultants strategic social assessment of the Northern and Eastern Province was held at Batticaloa Municipal Library Auditorium yesterday (13).
The participants were representatives of NGOs and civil society leaders. The World Bank conducted this symposium. The participants were divided in to four groups and reveals they facing the problems. …
Hon. Ranil Wickramasinge,
My dear Prime Minister,
No one knows as to where the country is heading to, in the name of National Government. No one takes me seriously when I say something, based on my Sixty years of experience in politics. But I am positively sure that our country is heading towards another disaster. …
The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) more commonly referred to as drones for commercial and private use has grown exponentially recently, and especially as restrictions around airspace have been relaxed after the end of the war. The Ministry is aware of footage taken by drones, by citizens as well as tourists visiting Sri Lanka, widely available across social media as online video platforms. We recognise that many events today in their promotional material or live coverage feature the use of drones, and we also note their use in health applications,precision agriculture practices (smart farming), the coverage of public rallies, the aftermath of natural disasters, around disaster risk reduction, sporting events and private functions like weddings and parties.
The Muhathuwaram, Panichchankerny and Valaichchenai lagoons that
comprise the second largest lagoon in Sri Lanka covering area of 168.5
square k.m producers only average 35 k.g to 50 k.g per day at the
Lobsters and prawns fetch Rupees 2000 to 2500 per kilo the recent for
this very high prize according to the lagoon fishermen is that five
stars hotels owners and exporters of sea foods buy bulk of the produce
leaving nothing to the local consumers.
Experienced fisher folk are opinions that due to the failure of the
monsoon rain the density of sold water in the lagoon has increased and
this is not conducive for the growth of prawns.
President of the Democratic Socialist Republic Sri Lanka,
AN OPEN LETTER TO THE GOVERNMENT BY THE DIASPORA
We the Diaspora Sri Lankans, are enjoying a satisfactory life in the western world provided by the Democratic Social Systems based on the Universal Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. Our liberties are fully recognized and legally protected. We understand this international intention and expectation has to be to all global citizens and nations signed the international conventions and Human Rights Charter-1948. We have gone through a 30 years of war, unleashed unimaginable human rights violations and breaking humanitarian laws in all fronts. The Government and the country so far has acknowledged the past mistakes of the Governments, Parliaments, the …