Monthly Archives: June 2013

Masjids of Sri Lanka – 1

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Lankan brokers list Shariah Compliant companies in CSE

By Duruthu Edirimuni Chandrasekera View(s): 115 Sri Lankan stock firms have prepared a list of Shariah Compliant securities firms in the stock market for the benefit of local and foreign investors seeking investments that follow Islamic investing principles. “This list … Continue reading

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Archeological monuments to be gazetted soon

By Chamara Sumanapala – Northern Province After a prolonged delay, 170 archaeological monuments, nearly half of them in the Northern Province, are to be announced through a Gazette notification soon. The Gazette announcement was delayed at the legal drafting process, … Continue reading

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Unani Medicine makes headway in Sri Lanka

By Naalir Jamaldeen The Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha medical systems are yet to be absorbed to the National Health policy. Employing graduates who have passed out is another problem which has to be addressed by the Government, Sectional Head of … Continue reading

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More bhikkhus needed for temples

by S.M. Wijayaratne, Kurunegala Cor. The Chief Advisor of Dhamma Schools in Kurunegala district Ven. K. Dharmaratana Nayaka Thera at a meeting of Dhamma School teachers said that Buddhist parents must offer their beloved sons to be ordained as nearly … Continue reading

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Saudi Group to invest on dockyard in Galle Port

by Naalir Jamaldeen The Hadi Hamad Al-Hammam Group in Saudi Arabia will invest on a project to set up a dockyard in Galle Port, Eastern Province Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment, Livestock Development and Rural Industries Minister Hafiz Naseer Ahamed said. The … Continue reading

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Deeghavapi monk threatened by gang in MP’s Defender

By Nima Sanduwanthi and Premalal Wijeratne Registrar of the Deeghavapi Temple, Ven. Maha Oya Sobitha Thera, has been allegedly threatened with death by a gang of five, who reportedly arrived at the temple in Parliamentarian Sarath Weerasekera’s Land Rover Defender. … Continue reading

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13A And The Muslim Factor

While much focus is on the outcry by Tamil political parties to maintain the 13th Amendment in its current form, Muslims have been a rather silent voice in the whole debate. Muslim political parties and groups are of the opinion … Continue reading

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Allegations unfounded says MR

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has told Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, the allegations against the government on the war are unfounded. The New Straits Times said that Najib had a bilateral meeting with President Rajapaksa in Tanzania. The Prime … Continue reading

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Hate Has No Place In Sri Lanka: “Rally For Unity” Goes Matara

“Rally for Unity – Celebrate Diversity – Hate Has No Place in Sri Lanka” 07th of July, in Matara. “Given the recent spate of hate speech and the marginalization of minority communities in general, a voluntary movement of concerned Sri … Continue reading

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