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eLanka Newsletter – 30 Sept – 9th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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Former Australia batsman Dean Jones dies

“Have you ever seen the rain” – By Des Kelly

Business to get $800m in government’s digital push-by Phillip Coorey

Pirate Life and Dilmah partners to produce alcoholic beverages

SL’s first ever homegrown electric bicycle ‘Rhoda’ hits local streets

Coronavirus: ‘We’re Australian but we’re trapped in the UK’-By Mary O’Connor

Nine Arch Bridge – spectacular architectural marvel in Ella –By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Your fingernails may give clues to underlying disorders-by Dr Harold Gunatillake

Sri Lankan priest builds houses for the poor-by Quintus Colombage

Annual General meeting of the S.Thomas’ College Old Boys’ Association, New South Wales Branch Inc

The Jetliners–courtesy of Patrick Ranasinghe

Fighting the Fires of Climate Change Through Art-by Anoma Wijewardene

Living in the Present – by Oscar E V Fernando

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

Fife and Drum Band of St. Peter’s College & Rev. Fr. Arthur Fernando – Rector (1956 – 1963) – Upali Obeyesekere – Editor, JPNN

Profiling young entrepreneurs – Part 1: COVID-19 is an opportunity for innovative minds-by W.A Wijwarhdena

S.P. Balasubrahmanyam succumbs to COVID-19

Michael Jayasekera ruggerite par excellence-by Althaf Nawaz

රීලෝඩ් | sinhala full movie

JIIVA Tamil Thriller Full Movie

Mervyn Rodrigo was a fine cricketer and athlete-by Upananda Jayasundera

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eLanka Newsletter – 23 Sept – 8th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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Dean Jones – Sri Lanka’s friend indeed-by Rex Clementine

“BRITSPEAK” – By Des Kelly

Sri Lanka- Over 280 passengers arrive from Australia

Annual General meeting of the S.Thomas’ College Old Boys’ Association, New South Wales Branch Inc

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

S.P. Balasubrahmanyam succumbs to COVID-19

Bible Rock – landmark in Colombo – Kandy Road: By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Your fingernails may give clues to underlying disorders-by Dr Harold Gunatillake

Aussie Brewer Joins With Dilmah To Launch Tea-Infused Ale

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN CREATING ART FOR PUBLIC SPACES-Anoma Wijewardene

The Jetliners–courtesy of Patrick Ranasinghe

THE 8TH RECTOR – VERY REV. FR. JOE WICKREMASINGHE

Living in the Present – by Oscar E V Fernando

Niro Cooke appointed to CWEIC Board

GENTLEMAN, FRIEND & TALENTED MUSICIAN: Ricky Christoffelsz – By Joe Van Langenberg

Profiling young entrepreneurs – Part 1: COVID-19 is an opportunity for innovative minds-by W.A Wijwarhdena

Max Gerreyn draws a sketch of the Queen and Irangani

Ceylon Swimming & Water Polo – 1964

Suba Theraniyo Sinhala Full Movie

Tamil Action Movie – Om Sakthi

Full of beans: Instant coffee quality improves as tastes mature-JOSH DYE

Obituary: Mr Randy Peries – Past President of St Peters College OBU Sydney NSW

Obituary: Mr Randy Peries – Past President of St Peters College OBU Sydney NSW

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eLanka Newsletter – 23 Sept – 7th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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Prime Minister – Joint Media Release – Investment in new energy technologies

“GUYS OR GALS” – By Des Kelly

THE 8TH RECTOR – VERY REV. FR. JOE WICKREMASINGHE

Max Gerreyn draws a sketch of the Queen and Irangani

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

Meet former International Cricket stars from Melbourne –
Friday 25th Sep 2020 Zoom chat

Bible Rock – landmark in Colombo – Kandy Road: By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Health & Views – September 3nd Issue – by Harold Gunatillake

The Ocean in 3D

A NEW VERSION OF SRI LANKA

GENTLEMAN, FRIEND & TALENTED MUSICIAN: Ricky Christoffelsz – By Joe Van Langenberg

Baratha Hegoda the Rugby Legend-Althaf Nawaz

Nico de Silva was an outstanding ruggerite of Trinity-by Hafiz Marikar

Living in the Present – by Oscar E V Fernando

Two great Queen’s Counsel: Father-son duo in rare feat-By Ranjan Gooneratne

HISTORY BAKED IN BANANA LEAF- By Vidya Balachander

Lafir and Stevens the famous Antonian opening pair – by Upananda Jayasundera

Your large Bowel & your Health-by Harold Gunatillake

Colombo’s trams-By Dilshan Nadeera

Suba Theraniyo Sinhala Full Movie

Tamil Action Movie – Om Sakthi

Departing Space Station Commander Provides Tour of Orbital Laboratory

Obituary: Mr Randy Peries – Past President of St Peters College OBU Sydney NSW

Obituary: Mr Randy Peries – Past President of St Peters College OBU Sydney NSW

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eLanka Newsletter – 20 Sept – 6th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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International Peace Day – The Rotary Club of Chennai Towers, RID 3232 and the Rotary Club of Granville RID 9675 organises an International Peace Day event on Sunday 20th September 2020

“P.M.G’s OFFICE, COLOMBO FORT” – By Des Kelly

Tomb stone of Dr Hayman at Bournemouth – Warden of St Thomas’ College – A man who was a real benefactor of S. Thomas’ Mount and Gurutalawa –by Renuka De Silva

RIVERSIDE THEATRES DIGITAL PRESENTS: LINGALAYAM IN PANCHA NADAI

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

5-minute home kidney health test wins three uni awards-By Rhea Nath

Royal Palace of Kandy – By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Health & Views – September 3nd Issue – by Harold Gunatillake

A NEW VERSION OF SRI LANKA

The Ocean in 3D

Nalin-the iron man of Sri Lanka rugby-Althaf Nawaz

Refugee detained in Brisbane for seven years pleads for government not to take away his phone – By Peter Bugden

Life lessons from RC’s Dramsoc – 50 years ago: By Imtiaz Muhsin

Sunrise and Sunset – by Oscar E V Fernando

Zuckerberg wants to “Change” the World with his Philanthropy: by Zeenat Khan

C.D.L. Fernando, M. E Marikar, two outstanding sportsmen-By Hafiz Marikar

Lafir and Stevens the famous Antonian opening pair – by Upananda Jayasundera

Opinion: Studio 10’s Replacement For Joe Hildebrand Shows Australia Still Isn’t Ready For A Diverse Face Of Its Own On TV-by By Alicia Vrajlal

Sri Lankan born Actor Ranjeet Singh – British Sitcom ‘Mind Your Language’ – By Des Kelly

Suba Theraniyo Sinhala Full Movie

Tamil Action Movie – Om Sakthi

Departing Space Station Commander Provides Tour of Orbital Laboratory

Obituary: Mr Randy Peries – Past President of St Peters College OBU Sydney NSW

Obituary: Mr Randy Peries – Past President of St Peters College OBU Sydney NSW

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eLanka Newsletter – 13 Sept – 4th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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Tomb stone of Dr Hayman at Bournemouth – Warden of St Thomas’ College – A man who was a real benefactor of S. Thomas’ Mount and Gurutalawa –
by Renuka De Silva

“ROYAL CEYLON NAVY, THEN, SRI LANKAN NAVY, NOW” – By Des Kelly 
(Editor-In-Chief) eLanka

Sri Lanka Association of NSW Inc – ZOOM GATHERING ON WEDNESDAY, 16TH SEPTEMBER 2020

RIVERSIDE THEATRES DIGITAL PRESENTS: LINGALAYAM IN PANCHA NADAI

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

Life lessons from RC’s Dramsoc – 50 years ago:
By Imtiaz Muhsin

Royal Palace of Kandy –By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Kidney disease a complication of Diabetes- by Dr. Harold Gunatillake

A Life Hack for when we’re Burnt Out & Broken Down – By Uma Panch

WHEEL CHAIR PROJECT – LIONS CLUB OF WANTIRNA

King Asoka’s Veterinary Hospital – by Noel Nadesan

The Democratization Process in Ceylon, 1832-1948- by Michael Roberts

Sri Lankan Born Kerrigan, #1 on more than SIX Charts

Former Sri Lankan ODI Cricketer  – Antony (Tony) Ralph Marinon Opatha Passes Away

Supporting Victorian Businesses On Our Road To COVID Normal

Noel News –By Noel Whittaker

Opinion: Studio 10’s Replacement For Joe Hildebrand Shows Australia Still Isn’t Ready For A Diverse Face Of Its Own On TV-by By Alicia Vrajlal

Sri Lankan born Actor Ranjeet Singh – British Sitcom ‘Mind Your Language’ – By Des Kelly

Rugby star Sisira did Navy and Sri Lanka proud-
by Althaf Nawaz

Doni | Sinhala Film

Nayanthara

BEREAVEMENT – HILDA MULLER

Obituary Notices -September

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eLanka Newsletter – 13 Sept – 4th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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Sri Lankan Born Kerrigan, #1 on more than SIX Charts

MESSAGE TO ALL LANKAN /AUSSIES – By Des Kelly

A Life Hack for when we’re Burnt Out & Broken Down – By Uma Panch

Australian Government: Department of Defence presents 600 books to the Commandant of the Sri Lankan National Defence College

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

King Asoka’s Veterinary Hospital – by Noel Nadesan

Bahiravakanda Vihara Buddha Statue in Kandy – By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Kidney disease a complication of Diabetes-by Harold Gunatillake

27-year-old Gauravdeep Singh Narang was on his way home after finishing his day’s work as a food delivery driver when he died in a tragic car crash in Melbourne last week -BY AVNEET ARORA

Uvaisul Karnain excellent hockey player and cricketer-Althaf Nawaz

Sri Lanka-Australia-New Zealand Business Council 25th Annual General Meeting

ILLEGAL AUSTRALIAN DRUG REHAB-by Piyumi Fonseka

Nibbana – By Sahan Weerasooriya

Eleven Things We Have The Burghers To Thank For-by Shannine Daniel

A few days in Yala -September 2020 – By Stefan D’silva

Noel News- By Noel Whittaker

Sigiriya – Garden City of King Kassyapa – unimaginable- by Harold Gunatillake

Expats & Travelers: Arugam Bay, Hippy Market in Sri Lanka

LEARN TO MAKE HOPPERS IN JUST 2 MINUTES | විනාඩිදෙකෙන් හරියට ආප්ප හදමු | SIMPLE & EASY | REVEALED -by Manjula Fernando (Sri lankan Street Food by Manjula Fernando)

Doni | Sinhala Film

Nayanthara

JobKeeper changes have passed Parliament — here’s what you need to know: by political reporter Jordan Hayne

Obituary: Asoka Perera

Obituary Notices -September

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eLanka Newsletter – 9 Sept – 3rd edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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The Weekly Wrap Up with Karina Okotel

“ISLAND IN THE SUN” – By Sarah Jameel (Introduction by Des Kelly)

Expats & Travelers: Arugam Bay, Hippy Market in Sri Lanka

LEARN TO MAKE HOPPERS IN JUST 2 MINUTES by Manjula Fernando

JobKeeper changes have passed Parliament — here’s what you need to know: by political reporter Jordan Hayne

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

Nibbana – By Sahan Weerasooriya

Bahiravakanda Vihara Buddha Statue in Kandy – By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Health & Views – September 2nd Issue – by Dr. Harold Gunatillake

Hilton Hotels Sri Lanka together with Big Spark by Gateway and SOS Children’s Villages plan to raise awareness amongst children on “SAVE THE OCEAN” by hosting one of the biggest virtual competitions.

The Golden Valley’s Tea of Life

Sri Lanka-Australia-New Zealand Business Council 25th Annual General Meeting

The Girl With the Apple
An amazing and true story by Herman Rosenblat

Eulogy – Mary Irene Lucia Herft (van Rooyen) 14.12.1933 – 22.08.2020

Protecting Mogul Emperor Aurangzeb’s silver coin ship – By Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne (Retired from Sri Lanka Navy) Former Chief of Defence Staff

The Sri Lankan designer making eco-conscious gender-inclusive clothes – By Hena Sharma

SRI LANKA NEWS (AUGUST 2020) – Compiled by Victor Melder

Heart Failure is preventable-video and transcript-by Harold Gunatillake

A CANCER PATIENT SINGING WITH THE FAMOUS SINGER KEERTHI PASQUALE BEFORE HER DEATH – REST IN PEACE – By Des Kelly

Chandiyage Putha | Sangeetha Weeraratne

Nibunan

Sri Lanka National Sports Council 2020 Members

Obituary: Walter Perumal

Obituary: Asoka Perera

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eLanka Newsletter – 6 Sept – 2nd edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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CELEBRATE FARTHER’S DAY SAFELY & JOYOUSLY @ DISH ( FATHER’S DAY LUNCH )

“A, B, C, & D VIRUS IS ON THE WAY” – By Des Kelly

Sri Lanka National Sports Council 2020 Members

Eulogy – Mary Irene Lucia Herft (van Rooyen)
14.12.1933 – 22.08.2020

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

The Sri Lankan designer making eco-conscious gender-inclusive clothes – By Hena Sharma

Lipton’s Seat – Tea with breathtaking views – By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Obituary: Walter Perumal

Hilton Hotels Sri Lanka together with Big Spark by Gateway and SOS Children’s Villages plan to raise awareness amongst children on “SAVE THE OCEAN” by hosting one of the biggest virtual competitions.

The Weekly Wrap Up with Karina Okotel

Y’S MEN SRI LANKA

The Girl With the Apple
An amazing and true story by Herman Rosenblat

Sri Lankan Romola Sebastianpillai nurtures Irish culture in Darwin-By Conor Byrne

The Colombo Oval and I – by S. Skandakumar

REMEMBERING A LADY EXTRAORDINAIRE: Romany “Romy” Tucker By Joe Van Langenberg

SRI LANKA NEWS (AUGUST 2020) – Compiled by Victor Melder

Just one Drink a Day- new Proposal-Dr Harold Gunatillake

Restless Spirit-Raised Up – by Oscar E V Fernando

Chandiyage Putha | Sangeetha Weeraratne

Hope this brightens your day—Enjoy the good old Sri Lanka Baila

Demise of SHIRALI PEIRIS, the fmr. Police rugby player

Nibunan

Heshani Samantha De Silva – Family Violence: A call for help, yet to be answered

Obituary: Asoka Perera

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eLanka Newsletter – 2 Sept – 1st edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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Sri Lankan Romola Sebastianpillai nurtures Irish culture in Darwin-By Conor Byrne

The story behind The Sound of Silence – By Des Kelly

REMEMBERING A LADY EXTRAORDINAIRE: Romany “Romy” Tucker By Joe Van Langenberg

Sri Lanka Association of NSW Inc – Weekly Online Gathering

Lipton’s Seat – Tea with breathtaking views – By Arundathie Abeysinghe

The Colombo Oval and I – by S. Skandakumar

CHAGALL – SOON AT PLUSH NEW LOCATION

Special repatriation flight for Sri Lankans in Perth, Australia

Y’S MEN SRI LANKA

THE SIMS BROTHERS 1966-1969

SMILES

Sri Lankans have high hopes for new Tamil bishop – by UCA News reporter, Colombo

Sanjay Alapakkam: Law Student of the Year – By Manan Luthra

Pune orphanage to ICC Hall of Fame — a look at Australian cricketer Lisa Sthalekar’s journey-TARAN DEOL

Health & Views – September 1st Issue – by Harold Gunatillake

Beauty uncreated by Man – by Oscar E V Fernando

ASANI WARSHA (WRATH & RAIN) SINHALA FULL MOVIE

Heshani Samantha De Silva – Family Violence: A call for help, yet to be answered

Obituary: Walter Perumal

Yazh Movie | Tamil Full Movie 2020

THE BIGGEST THREAT FACING YOUNG PEOPLE: Simon Sinek Talks About Self-Esteem, & Addiction Today

Before the next teardrop falls – Makali

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