Emerging Evidence of Pre-Historic Civilisation in Srilanka – By Dr. Gnana Sankaralingam It is told in history books that a group of exiles from Bengal arrived in Srilanka, over powered the inhabitants, set up their kingdom in Anuradhapura and started a glorious civilisation. Recent archaeological findings have emerged to the contrary to this established view point by proving the existence of ancinent civilisation prior to this. When 4000 year old civilisation is being unearthed along Vaigai and Thamiravaruni rivers in Tamil Nadu, which is only 25 miles away, to say that Srilanka remained uncivilised, cannot be accepted. In several parts of the world, civilisation took effect along rivers and Srilanka is not an exception to this phenomenon. The river plains in Srilanka where ancient civilisation had blossomed are along Aruvi Aru (Malwattu Oya) and Yan Oya, flowing out at Manthai and Pulmoddai respectively. Anuradhapura was made capital, as it was ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 25th February 2024 – 7th Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter Sri Lanka celebrate turnaround of fortunes, but are they the real deal? – By TREVINE RODRIGO IN MELBOURNE (eLanka Sports Editor) Good Shepherd Covent Past Pupils’ Association NSW Proudly Presents Shepherdian Valentine’s Dinner Dance Highlights! The Trail of the Ignominious Political Path of Sri Lanka. – By Noor Rahim SHALIKA ISHAN MULTIFACETED MUSICIAN AT PINNACLE OF FAME AT YOUNG AGE ACCOMPLISHED FEATS NO MUSICIAN HAD ACCOMPLISHED IN THE ARCHIVES OF HISTORY IN SRI LANKAN MUSIC ARENA – by Sunil Thenabadu The Trail of the Ignominious Political Path of Sri Lanka. – By Noor Rahim Pauline Corea’s Speech Shepherdian Valentine’s Dinner Dance – 16th February 2024 AN APPRECIATION – by Charles Schokman Aussies Snatch Victory in Smashing Match at Wellington – By Michael Roberts Kaleidoscope ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 23th November 2022 – 6th Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter “Greatest Test-Batsmen of all time” – by Des Kelly “HEADLINE NEWS” Sydney Warriors Bring 2022 STC Adelaide Rugby Trophy to Sydney for the First Time Ever. Central Bank of Sri Lanka – Bank Holidays for 2023 Date St Peters College Colombo Students Generosity for the Disadvantaged Village Community in Lanka Health & Views November 2nd issue – Dr Harold Gunatillake Blue Ocean Group acquires 60 per cent stake in Kelsey Development – By Hiran H.Senewiratne Winner of the Templeton Freedom Award By Capt Elmo Jayawardena Shakti – International Christmas Charity Bazzar (Sri Lanka – Colombo Event) – 4th December 2022 Obituary Notice – Rohan Abeysundera DR ROHANA WEERASINGHE HUMBLE UNASSUMING LEGENDARY MELODY KING FOR FILM, TELE DRAMA, STAGE PLAYS, THE WORD “NO’ NOT IN ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 28th August 2022 – 8th Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter “THE KISS” – by Des Kelly Good News From Jayam September 1, 2022 Pls Scroll Down 35 items Blue Ocean & Link Engineering continue to ascend with a strong focus on growth and diversification Australia provides more fuel to SLN BURGHERS – PRIDE OF THE POLICE – By S.Sivendran, Retired Senior Superintendant of Police The Sri Lanka vibe is changing – By Dr Harold Gunatillake SANGEETH NIPUN SITHARA MADUSHANI ACCOMPLISHED VOCALIST, PRESENTER, EXAMINER OF MUSIC A GRADE SINGER IN SLBC AND SLRC DELIVERING MUSIC SPLENDOUR – by Sunil Thenabadu Felicitation to a Learned & Generous Retiree.- By Noor Rahim Health & Views August 2nd issue 2022 – By Dr harold Gunatillake ‘Whether we like it or not, we have to deal with the IMF’ ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 10th August 2022 – 3rd Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter “Life stories in song” – by Des Kelly ‘Her legacy will live on’: World pays tribute to Australian ‘icon’ Olivia Newton-John sri lanka foundation’s sri lanka day expo and parade must not be missed – register now – letter from jayam Health & Views August 1st issue 2022 – By Dr harold Gunatillake Two Books, Two Backstories – By GEORGE BRAINE Asylum Seeker Boats: Australia Aids SL Navy’s ‘Arrests’-by Michael Roberts FOOD FOR THOUGHT – by Charles Schokman Digging into ‘Kota Vehera’ By Somasiri Devendra The Seekers Judith Durham 25 Year Reunion (Complete Concert) Are we one? By Sean Perera Lessons from the Bees, Butterflies, Insects & Birds. – By Noor Rahim Tribute to Icon thespian actor Wijeya Nandasiri on his sixth death anniversary ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 27th July 2022 – 8th Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter “A PRIYA PEIRIS DOUBLE” – by Des Kelly Christmas in July at Strike It at the Dandenong Workers Club – photos by Trevine Rodrigo “A PRIYA PEIRIS DOUBLE” – by Des Kelly President vows tough line against troublemakers Sri Lanka’s Future – By Dr Harold Gunatillake As Sri Lankans in Australia fill trolleys with goods to send home, some doubt the country’s new president will end crisis – By Joshua Boscaini and Vidita Sharma Good News From Jayam August 1, 2022 Pls Scroll Down 35 items All You Need is Love’ is a live concert which will be held on the 31st of July 2022 @ Timbre +Eastside from 6pm to 8pm (Singapore Time ) and live streamed In Support of Sri Lanka: The ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 20th April 2022 – 6th Edition – Sri Lankans In Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter “LAMPRAIS TO THE FORE” – by Des Kelly Rozanne De Silva celebrates her milestone 50th – an extravagant birthday bash thrown by Jude De Silva for wife Rozanne – by Trevine Rodrigo (Melbourne) Accountant, comic, and MasterChef: Dilruk Jayasinha’s curious journey to comedy – by Jessica Taylor Yates Kaha Sivurata Kandulak | කහ සිවුරට කඳුලක් | Sinhala Song – song composition by Maithri Panagoda | Sung by veteran singer Edward Jayakody Bachi Susan with deep bass voice is a phenomenal exceptional sought after vocalist at apex of fame -by Sunil Thenabadu Health & Views April 2nd issue 2022 – by Dr harold Gunatillake VISHARADA JAGATH WICKREMASINGHE REPUTED VOCALIST ,MUSICIAN AT THE SUMMIT OF FAME – by Sunil Thenabadu Music to my ears Sohan ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 17th April 2022 – 5th Edition – Sri Lankans In Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter “TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE” The Hon. Scott Morrison Prime Minister – Message – Sinhala and Tamil New Year SUNFEST 22- Organized by the Sinhalese Cultural Forum of NSW on 16th April 22. – by Harold Gunatillake Dr Kushani Jayasinghe awarded the 2022 Richard King Award in Genetics in Medicine TRANSFORMING NORTHERN PROVINCE INTO MULTI BILLION ECONOMY – by Dr. Gnana Sankaralingam SUNDAY CHOICE – What release the saviour gave me–“He is not here; he has risen!-Luke 24:6-7: “ Elegance by C’ – Sydney based evening bag label that offers an elegant range of handcrafted evening bags The Jetliners Lost Collection Volume 1 – by Patrick Ranasinghe Sri Lanka Needs Your Support – Donate Now to Save a Dream – Sri Lankan Australians in Collaboration ...

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DRILLS FOR LEADERSHIP AND ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS – by DR.GNANA SANKARALINGAM Success of an event depends on the President of the organisation who should possess good knowledge of the event, have demonstrable capability and also ability to lead from the front. For an important event like silver jubilee, President must have been a member ofthe organisation for long time holding various important positions including that of an executive, and demonstrated his capability by heading leading associations in organising social and sporting events. The elected President had these qualities needed to deliver it, and the choice proved correct. If President has new ideas to raise profile of the event, he needs right persons for the positions, in order to execute them. Selection must be made on merit as criteria, with a mix of veterans of proven performance and novices of potential excellence to the team. This method of appointing chairmen had desired ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 13 Dec – 4th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter Prime Minister – Scott Morrison – Opinion – 2020 Wrap up CHRISTMAS IN THE GOOD OLD DAYS IN CEYLON – by Noel Cruz (Introduction by Des Kelly) Master Builders WA ‘Women Building Australia’ – Jane Arnolda – Wins Consultant Professional category The Jazz Singer – by Patrick Ranasinghe It is Written – by Lucky Navaratne 40th: AGM of the Old Antonian Social Club Sri Lankan Food Take Away – A Great Success Railway Cafe video and tyranscript-By Dr Harold Gunatillake Sembuwatta Lake – magnificent splendor amidst verdant vistas By Arundathie Abeysinghe John Keells Stock Brokers (JKSB) – Sri Lanka – STOCK MARKET WEEKLY – Week Ending, Friday, December 11, 2020 Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo Colombo 21 – Sri Lankan Restaurant – Castle Hill (Sydney) ...

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