MANY SRI LANKAN PEOFESSIOANALS ARE CONTEMPLATING LEAVING SRI LANKA – By Dr Tilak S. Fernando. Many individuals want to leave Sri Lanka because of the ever-increasing cost of living, the lack of medicine available to patients, and the new tax formula. The latest is that the  routine surgical operations  are to be placed on hold due to hospital drug shortages. The  former Minister of Health was remanded by Maligakande Magistrate until 15th Feburuary 2024, after  being listed as the eighth suspect in  the case  in connection  with  the procurement of substandard human immunoglobulin. Every  Deputy Solicitor Genaeral appearing for the prosecution, has been accusing the former Minister of Health of amending the  locating process of the Government imports  and the type of medicine, which made the Court to reject bail by terming him as a suspect under the Public Property act.. People have  suddenly started to starve due to the ...

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All PRIME MINISRTERS SOUGHT THEM ACCORDING TO THEIR OWN PRINCIPLES – By Dr. Tilak S. Fernando Since Independence was sought on 4th February 1948, without shedding a single blood drop, the first Prime Minister was chosen by the Colonials as the as Right Honorable D.S. Senanayake.  He was the Prime Minster from 24 September 1947 till 22 of March 1952 when he had an accident and died immediately (after falling from horse riding in the morning). After his death there was a battle with Sir John Kotelawala to be the Prime Minister of Ceylon. As a result, according to the wishes of Rt.Hon. D.S. Senananayake, his son,   became (Dudley Senananayake ) became the Prime Minister of Ceylon from 02 December to July  in 1947. Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike became the Prime Minister  from 26 September 1959, known by the Sri Lankan people as “The Silver Bell of Asia”, the fourth Prime ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 29th October 2023 – 9th Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter THE FORUM WITH AUBREY JOACHIM on CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Mrs. Merlyn Rose Chandrasena – An Appreciation – By Dr. Nimal Chandrasena Return of Angelo Matthews, the man with the Midas touch transforms Sri Lanka’s fortunes. England perish under new look Sri Lanka. – BY TREVINE RODRIGO IN MELBOURNE(eLanka Sports editor). “Doctor, I need your advice on how to get rid of the leg cramps that I experience at night. What would you recommend?” – By Dr harold Gunatillake Darley News THE BULLETIN OF THE OLD JOSEPHIANS’ ASSOCIATION OF NSW OCTOBER 2023 Xondra La-Brooy, has won not one but TWO AWARDS at the International Fair Play Country Music Red Carpet Awards in the Netherlands British Sri Lankans celebrate future leaders in Awards ceremony Melbourne Cricket Education ...

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RE-VISITING SWITZERLAND – By Dr Tilak S. Fernando Unlike Sri Lanka, Switzerland is an excellent and clean country with no muddy patches or heaps of rubbish dumps in various parts of the country. Residents usually do not come in cars like in Sri Lanka and dump their domestic rubbish in bags in multiple places. Switzerland has been named the best country in the world by Indiantimes.com. It says, “One of the most beautiful nations on the planet dotted with lakes, valleys, and the Alps.” In Switzerland, outside the town area, the scenery will be a lot of mountains and rocks. Mount Riggie could be seen from my son’s sitting room when clouds do not interfere with the mountain. Concerning some domestic garbage, electronic systems are installed for domestic waste bins. so no outsider is able abo to dump in other’s waste. Electronic systems are installed for domestic waste bins. So, ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 2nd August 2023 – 1st Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter Lanka Premier League 2023 Opening Ceremony – By Dr Sagara Lakmal de Mel ජීවමාන සංස්කෘතියක උරුමය සුරැකි පුරවරය. – By ආචාර්ය ගාමිණී කාරියවසම්. Anton Swan’s Exemplary Service As Sri Lanka’s Honorary Consul Feted at FSOQ’s Gala Dinner – By Lawrence Heyn Qld Sri Lankan Newsletter – Dæhæna – August 2023 Kotmale Dam and Reservoir. Renamed: Kothmale Gamini Dissanayake Reservoir – By Dr Harold Gunatillake SONGS OF PRAISE – Jesus Loves Me – By Charles Schokman Will The Agreement Between France and Sri Lanka be signed after the French President visits Sri Lanka-By Dr Tilak S. Fernando Let’s try to make Kurakkan Kada ( කුරක්කන් කැඳ )- Sri Lankan Finger Millet Porridge – By Malsha – eLanka LEST! YOU DID NOT KNOW? – By Charles ...

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Will The Agreement Between France and Sri Lanka be signed after the French President visits Sri Lanka-By Dr Tilak S. Fernando Following a meeting former Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama had with his counterpart Bernard Brice Kouchner in Paris, in 2009, with other senior French officials, on a three-day tour to Paris, it was agreed to accommodate job opportunities for migrants from Sri Lanka in France. It mainly dealt with professionals, skilled workers, and IT and natural science students. It was also proposed that a protocol be signed between the Governments of Sri Lanka and France in this connection, as per Dhamith de Silva in Paris, attached to IMO (the International Organisation for Migration and part of the United Nations), the IMO has connections with 175 member states at in over 100 countries. ...

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SRI WICKRAMA RAJASINGHE ERA ECONOMY DURING THE COLONIAL ERA FROM 1815- 1832 – By Dr Tilak S. Fernando Since Sri Wickremara Ranasinghe became King of Senkadagala (Kandy), many conflicts existed between the elite and society. When it became so aggressive to take revenge in April 1802, there was an incident in British-occupied Puttalam, where a Muslim group was battered, and their belongings were seized with the help of Pilimathala Chief Adikam using Ceylonese lots. During the 18th Century, the British Indian Trading Company owned many parts of India. Meantime, The United States of America had a battle with the British. Simultaneously, the Dutch were fighting for their independence against the British. On January 05, 1782, Under Admiral Sir Edmond Fuse of the Navy sent a contingent and a walking platoon, to the up-county, with the help of Commander Lord Hector Senadipathy (Admiral), who held the position of the Governor of ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 10th May 2023 – 3rd Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter Vale Mr Desmond Kelly – Condolences sent to eLanka AN INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2023 (MOTHER’S DAY) Remembering Deshamanya Professor Tony Furkhan On His First Death Anniversary – May 8, 2023 Holy Family Convent Dehiwala – Annual Dinner Dance at the Grand on Princes, Melbourne – Photos thanks to Trevine Rodrigo ABSC Inc. Launches EKONOMOS, Issue 4, 2023 at Annual Gala Dinner Eric Roles at Cricket in Perth: Rendering Service-by Michael Roberts Dansala’s -way side street cooked food stalls – By Dr harold Gunatillake Raising a hearty cuppa to gentle giant behind famed brew-By Yomal Senerath-Yapa Avijit Sarkar Feels honoured to be featured on “The Brand Called you”…. EPOCH OF POLONNARUWA – By Dr Tilak S. Fernando More on Nettasinghe All ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 7th May 2023 – 2nd Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter Vale Mr Desmond Kelly – Condolences sent to eLanka KELLY, Desmond Anthony Carl (02/07/1936 – 29/04/2023) A Resume of Des Kelly ( as supplied by his son) Desmond Kelly- by Daya Silva (Melbourne) Important Buddhist holiday ” Vesak Poya day ” – By Malsha – eLanka VESAK CELEBRATED AFTER THREE YEARS ISLANDWIDE – By Sunil Thenabadu Our House was blessed and sanctified. – By Dr harold Gunatillake Significance of Wesak – thrice-blessed day – By Arundathie Abeysinghe Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo 156 04 05 2023 Rupee appreciates against Gulf currencies – By Sunil Thenabadu Remembering Revd WJT Small, A Saint In Our Times-by Michael Roberts Lucian Nethsingha 1936-2021 Sri Lankan Migrant workers & Students are Lucky! But….? – By Dr Tilak S. Fernando Harry ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 5th March 2023 – 2nd Edition Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter A Kelly Klassic – “Robert Stolz – Op.216 Wien Wird Bei Nacht Erst Schön Song [Sterk] (1915)” – by Des Kelly Honoring the LEGEND – Desmond de Silva – By Mariazelle Goonetilleke Nepal triumph in Asia Qualifier to seal spot at ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024 Anton Swan – From Wickrama Weerasooriya’s Book (former High Commissioner Dr. Wickrama Weerasooriya). Cricket – Big Mathes in Sri Lanka – to be played in 2023 Hot Hot Cricket News from Sri Lanka-by Michael Roberts SINHALA DICTIONARY BY BUDDHADASA HEWAGE – By Dr Tilak S. Fernando Health & Views – February 3rd issue 2023 – By Dr harold Gunatillake Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo 147 03 03 23 Samanabedda Cave Temple – abode for meditating monks – ...

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