News In Sri Lanka – by Dr harold Gunatillake   Website: doctorharold.com Transcript: Bringing the most important latest news to your doorstep “If the ongoing protests diminish through fatigue and fail to monitor Wickremasinghe, Lanka’s fall into the abyss will not only be inevitable but extremely painful as well”. Sasanka Perera-Professor of Sociology and Dean of Social Sciences at South Asian University, New Delhi. In his first interview since taking office, Mr Wickremesinghe told the BBC he would ensure families get three meals a day. Appealing to the world for more financial help, he said, “there won’t be a hunger crisis; we will find food”. The new PM described the Sri Lankan economy as “broken”, but he said his message to Sri Lankans was to “be patient; I will bring things back”. Sri Lanka’s political and socio-economic disaster turned into deadly combat between the progovernment thugs with the backing of Mahinda ...

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Good News FromJayam May 15, 2022 Pls Scroll Down 35 items Please click on link below for website and past issues goodnewsfromjayam.com It’s Summer in Los Angeles Buddhists, Christians and Muslims Celebrate Ramazan at Galle Face, Colombo The Muslim community organized an alms-giving for the Maha Sangha at Galle Face to mark the end of Ramazan fasting season. A nun and a cleric serving meals to the Maha Sangha at the event. Ven.Omalpe Sobitha Thera and Ven. Rajawatte Vappa Thera were present along with the clergy. Ambassador Dr Palitha Kohona Presents His Letter of Credence to The President of Mongolia Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona, who is concurrently accredited as the Ambassador to Mongolia, presented his Letter of Credence to the President of Mongolia, H.E. KhurelsukhUkhnaa on 27 April 2022. Arriving at the State House for the Credentials Ceremony, Ambassador Dr Palitha Kohona, inspected a ceremonial guard of honour and was accorded an extended meeting by the President, ...

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Edger Hubert the Crooner entertainer cabaret performer – by Patrick Ranasinghe   Edger Hubert   Medley Edger Hubert the Crooner entertainer cabaret performer in the 1950-1969’s with Donovan Andres Show circuit and at the “Stadium” and Galle Face, Mt Lavinia, GOH, Hotels and at all the corporate Dancers at Christmas New Year Dancers. This a only rare home and church recording in Canada a friend of Nihal Fonseka. Passaway in 2007. Patrick Ranasinghe ...

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Isso vade: The spicy snack that unites Sri Lanka – By Demi Perera Source:bbc.com As the train pulled into Peradeniya Junction station in central Sri Lanka, the man sitting opposite me leapt out of his seat and leaned out of the window, placing his thumb and forefinger in his mouth and whistling loudly. A vade seller soon appeared outside, removed a basket from the top of his head and handed it to the passenger. The man quickly pulled out a fragrant fritter along with a small bag of fiery sambol, leaving money behind, and then passed the basket to other hungry passengers, who did the same before returning the basket back to the seller through the window. As the train chugged away, everyone settled back in to their seats and contentedly crunched on what I’d later learn were isso vade: lentil patties topped with fresh prawns and deep-fried to create one of the ...

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A Trojan Horse in Diyawanna Oya – by Capt Elmo Jayawardena   Aren’t we all wondering what is going to happen to our beloved country? Sri Lanka and Sri Lankans are at a bewildering juncture, more like an over-sized jigsaw puzzle with some of the vital pieces missing. Sajith, leading the Opposition says Gota and MR must go, and the 20th amendment should be abolished.  That is their unwavering demand.  It certainly is an appropriate ultimatum from which the SJB is determined not to budge. That is also the main anthem of the Galle Face uprising, and it should rightly be the stubborn stand of everyone, be they organizational or individual, protesting against the current set of rulers.  As I write, it has been almost two weeks since the onset of the uproar that is currently bursting at the seams with rapid expansion. This is no ruckus caused by hired ...

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