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Justice Marsoof Commission Finalizing Recommendations For MMDA Amendment

Justice Marsoof Commission Finalizing Recommendations For MMDA Amendment

Chairman of the Committee appointed to make recommendations for the amendment of the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA), former Judge of the Supreme Court, Justice Saleem Marsoof has announced that his Committee is in the process of finalizing its report, while assuring that the recommendations will benefit the Muslim community at large. Issuing a […]

Dayan Jayatilleka’s Oracle

By Somapala Gunadheera – Dayan Jayatilleka (DJ), the rolling stone that appears to gather no (dogmatic) moss as it rolls, has made a prophesy at the Nugegoda Rally, as claimed by him in the Daily Mirror last week. DJ prophesizes a political “Titanic” and admonishes, President Sirisena that he should eject Prime Minister Wickremesinghe before it […]

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නිදහස් අධ්‍යාපනය රටේ ප්‍රශ්න වලට විසදුම් සෙව්වාද ?

තුෂාර වන්නිආරච්චි – පසුගිය සතියේ ලංකාවේ දේශපාලනය ගිනියම් කළ සිදුවීම වන්නේ, සයිටම් ආයතනය පිළිබද දුන් අභියාචනාධිකරණයේ නඩු තීන්දුවයි. එම නඩු තීන්දුව අනුව එම ආයතනයේ අධ්යායපනය ලැබූ සිසුන්ට ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ වෛද්‍ය සභාවේ ලියාපදිංචිය ලබා ගැනීමට අවසර ලබා දෙන ලදි. 2015 ජනවාරි 08 වන දින ජනාධිපතිවරණයට පෙර එක්සත් ජාතික පක්ෂය ප්‍රමුඛ යහපාලන පෙරමුණ සයිටම් විශ්ව විද්‍යාලය ස්ථාපිත […]

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Alleged Money Launderer Lokuwithana Gets Jail Free Card Courtesy Malik Samarawickrama

Nandana Jayadewa Lokuwithana, the Dubai based Sri Lankan businessman, more popularly known as ‘Mariott Lokuwithana’ who is accused of money laundering has received a ‘Jail Free Card’ courtesy his new found friend, Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama, highly places sources told the Colombo Telegraph. “As part of the deal, Samarawickrama has […]

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Private Mini-Hydro: Energy Generation Or Willful Destruction?

By Sriyantha Perera – In an article published in Ceylon Today titled “Small Hydropower Developers Cry Foul”, dated Sunday January 29, Thusitha Peiris and Anil Makalande of the Mini Hydro Developers Association have made baseless allegations that Rainforest Protectors of Sri Lanka (RPSL) is a foreign funded NGO aiming to destroy the hydropower sector. Such […]

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That SAITM Problem: What To Do And What Not To Do

By Uditha Devapriya – The Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) is a regulatory body. The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) is a union. The former has to comply with the law, the latter can campaign against the law. The former is (supposedly) free of politicking, the latter (again, supposedly) is not. It is to be […]

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