3 Cardiology Clinics (between 12/11 & 16/11 2018) and Donation of Medical Equipment in Vanni

3 Cardiology Clinics in Vanni between 12th & 16th Nov 2018 Assist Resettlement & Renaissance – Assist RR conducted three cardiology clinics simultaneously in Mannar, Killinochchi, and Mullaittivu, in Sri Lanka.This was made possible by the generous volunteer service of Dr Mayooran Shanmuganathan, Dr Khalda Halim & Dr Andy Morley-Smith, all from Harefield Hospital in UK. They performed echocardiogram scans on >250 patients and exercise treadmill ECG tests on 20 patients in 5 days. This ensured early diagnosis and management for patients with heart disease who otherwise face long waiting times and travel to see a cardiac specialist in the neighbouring districts. Unlike the previous…

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Follow UK House of Commons when Constitution unclear: Kiriella

Coming up with a fresh argument on what should be done to resolve the present political crisis, the United National Party (UNP) yesterday said Sri Lankan Parliament was bound to follow the tradition of House of Commons of the UK when the Sri Lankan Constitution is unclear about certain situations. This was expressed by UNP MP Lakshman Kiriella at a media briefing last morning. Mr Kiriella said the House was bound to follow Section 7 of Parliament Powers and Privileges Act where it said the House was bound to follow…

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Policeman in Parliament who Stood His Ground Unflinchingly Doing his Duty after Being Struck on the Face by a Cowardly MP.

The Teaching of Christ Was Reflected in the Courageous Conscientiousness of the “Anonymous” Policeman in Parliament who Stood His Ground Unflinchingly Doing his Duty after Being Struck on the Face by a Cowardly MP. By Bishop Duleep de Chickera In the midst of the recent legislative vandalism, an anonymous policeman stood tall above the chosen 225. Struck on the face by a cowardly law maker, he unflinchingly stood his ground to perform his duty. In a moment he become an image of courageous conscientiousness. The moment added a lesson. Regular…

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It’s Official Now! There is No Legitimate Govt in the Country.

It’s Official Now! Parliament Releases Hansards With Records of Two No Confidence Resolutions Passed With a Majority and Speaker’s Declaration That There is No Legitimate Govt in the Country. Sri Lanka’s parliament Wednesday released the official record of proceedings when two no-confidence motions were passed, on the disputed government of Mahinda Rajapaksa clearing the way to mount legal challenges. The Hansards on November 14 and 16 contain the two resolutions that were passed by a voice vote of the majority of the 225-member assembly. The November 15 Hansard has the…

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Well-Known Media Personality Sharmini Serasinghe may face the same fate as Lasantha Wickrematunge

Well-Known Media Personality Sharmini Serasinghe Ventures Into Forbidden Territory By Launching Her Fearlessly Explosive First Book -‘Sri Lanka – The Elusive Miracle of Asia’. ‘Sri Lanka- The Elusive Miracle of Sri Lanka’ is Writer and Mass Communications veteran, Sharmini Serasinghe’s first book which no publisher or printer in Sri Lanka was willing to risk being associated with, fearing for their lives. Their fears are justified. Under the despotic political regime headed by the megalomaniacal Mahinda Rajapaksa, journalists and writers in Sri Lanka who stood up for the truth were brutally…

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Mahinda and Ranil must not be selective in calling for action against the offenders who went berserk in the House. Will they?

There has been much opposition to the executive president’s legal immunity. But MPs enjoy impunity as regards serious offences committed inside Parliament. They seem to believe that they can get away with blatant violations of the law in the House, where they apparently think the writ of the state does not run. It may be this mistaken belief that has led them to behave like Neanderthals and even assault police personnel who are called in during brawls in the Chamber. The situation has gone out of hand, so much so…

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Maaveerar Day (Heroes Day) commemorations on 27 November is banned – Kopay Police submit writ application

By Sulochana Ramiah Mohan The Kopay Police, in the Northern Province yesterday (21), submitted a Writ Application to the Jaffna Magistrate seeking to ban the Maaveerar Day (Heroes Day) commemorations on 27 November, under Section 120 of the Penal Code and the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) regulations of 2011. Jaffna Magistrate Sinnathurai Satheewaran has fixed tomorrow (23) for order. It is learned that the land opposite the Kopay 512 Army regiment camp, owned by a private resident, has been allegedly cleared for the upcoming commemoration. This Army camp was…

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We think what happened on October 26 is a conspiracy, says Anura Kumara Dissanayake

The party moved two No Confidence Motions against him last week that were passed with a majority in the House. Sri Lanka’s Leftist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) or the People’s Liberation Front has been a crucial dissenting voice in the wake of the political crisis persisting for a month now. Its six MPs in Parliament, including party leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake, have been both emphatic and strategic in their resistance to Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was questionably installed as Prime Minister on October 26 by President Maithripala Sirisena. The party moved…

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Assist RR’s Assistance (Smart Classes & Furniture) to Schools in the North and East

Smart classes are useful and effective in the learning process of children. Smart classes use interactive modules like videos and presentations and these visually attractive methods of teaching becomes appealing to students who are already struggling with the traditional method of teaching in a classroom. Smart classes are almost like watching movies as, sometimes, animated visuals are used to teach a point. This kind of visual is both eye-catching and young students can easily relate with them. A classroom has students with varied power of understanding and learning, and studying…

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Colombo Released Only 50% of Allocated 2018 Funds to NPC – NPC has been unable to pay Rs 845 million to contractors due to delay

by TamilNet, October 25, 2018  https://sangam.org/colombo-released-only-50-of-allocated-2018-funds-to-npc/ The unitary state of genocidal Sri Lanka, both under Mahinda Rajapaksa and Maithiripala Sirisena, have been waging propaganda that the Northern Provincial Council was ineffective and that it has even returned allocated sums without deploying them for projects. In reality, Colombo was not even allocating the required funds to the NPC, and it was running a parallel system competing and isolating the elected NPC. The NPC has only received 2,035 million LKR of 4,314 million LKR which was supposed to be released by the SL…

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Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis: International Community’s Role in Exacting Accountability & Resolving Tamil Question: TGTE

Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis: International Community’s Role in Exacting Accountability & Resolving Tamil Question: TGTE “International community, which rushed to try to solve the current political crisis, should expand its focus to address the plight of Tamils” This current crisis has permanently shut any possibility of solving the Tamil political question through Constitutional means within the existing Sri Lankan political framework.”— Visuvanathan RudrakumaranCOLOMBO, SRI LANKA, November 22, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — As the two main Sinhala political parties, the United National Party (UNP) and Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) clash over…

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