Celebration of Vesak at Embassy of Sri Lanka in Tel Aviv, Israel


Celebration of Vesak at Embassy of Sri Lanka in Tel Aviv, Israel
  1. Celebration of Vesak at Embassy of Sri Lanka in Tel Aviv, Israel
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      The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Israel organised a Vesak celebration program at the ‘EVE’ hall in Tel Aviv, Israel on Saturday 13 May with the support and the participation of the Sri Lankan community in Israel. The hall was decorated with Vesak lanterns and Buddhist flags. At the invitation of the Embassy, Venerable Wadamaldeniye Somaloka Ther…
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The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Israel organised a Vesak celebration program at the ‘EVE’ hall in Tel Aviv, Israel on Saturday 13 May with the support and the participation of the Sri Lankan community in Israel. The hall was decorated with Vesak lanterns and Buddhist flags. At the invitation of the Embassy, Venerable Wadamaldeniye Somaloka Thero attended the occasion from Sri Lanka and conducted the religious ceremony, including the Buddha Pooja and Dhamma sermon. Venerable Bambarabotuwe Ananda Mangala Thero from the United Kingdom and Venerable Bhikku Pangnanando from Israel also honoured the above Vesak Festival with their participation. The Ambassador of Myanmar and the Deputy Ambassador of Thailand also graced this…

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  1. President Sirisena off on state visit to Australia

    Ft.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.24 / 00:05 ft.lk
    President Maithripala Sirisena will undertake a state visit to Australia from 24-26 May on the invitation of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.  The visit takes place as both countries celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations this year. During the visit, President Sirisena will hold bilateral meetings with Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrave and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on 25 May 2017. The Governor-General will host a state …
  2. UN urges Sri Lanka to take action against those inciting hatred and violence

    Ft.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 23:06 ft.lk
    The United Nations (UN) has urged the Government of Sri Lanka to take action against those inciting hatred and violence. UN Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka, Una McCauley said it is time for Sri Lanka to “stand strong and be bold” to hold those inciting hatred and violence responsible for their actions. “Last week Sri Lanka celebrated Vesak and this week the teaching of the Lord Buddha - his message of peace, tolerance and respect for all are being drown…
  3. SC concludes arguments

    Dailynews.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 22:12 dailynews.lk
    LocalLakmal SooriyagodaTags: Print EditionThe Supreme Court yesterday concluded arguments put forward in support and against the bill titled “Registration of Electors (Special Provisions)”. All parties in the petitions were directed to file their written submissions on or before May 25. The Supreme Court’s determination over the proposed bill will be communicated to the Speaker. The Supreme Court bench comprised Chief Justice Priyasath Dep, Justice Sisira de Abrew and Justice Nalin Per…
  4. Use water sparingly, A’pura GA urges public

    Dailynews.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 22:12 dailynews.lk
    LocalNimal WijesingheAnuradhapura District Additional Group CorrTags: Print EditionThe Anuradhapura Government Agent had urged the public to use drinking water only for drinking and cooking purposes in view of the prevailing drought. Government Agent R. M. Wanninayaka told the Daily News that the water levels of the Nuwara Wewa, Tissa Wewa and Thuruwila tank which supply drinking water to around 300,000 people have been decreasing drastically. He pointed out that around 40,000 cubic…
  5. Red notices issued on 42 premises

    Dailynews.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 22:12 dailynews.lk
    LocalI.L.M.RIZANAddalaichenai Central CorrespondentA mosquito breeding siteTags: Print EditionMosquito control activities in the Addalaichenai DS division have made progress, Addalaichenai MOH Dr. A. L. Alawdeen said. Mosquito eradication and awareness programmes are being conducted throughout the division. State and private sector institutes, schools and homes were inspected for mosquito breeding grounds, he said. Health Department authorities also carry out door to door inspections…
  6. PM to discuss electoral reforms with party leaders

    Ft.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 21:29 ft.lk
    The Prime Minister will be discussing proposed election reforms with party leaders this week and will take their views into consideration. Explaining the Government’s view on the proposed changes, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said: “The President had recently stated that the elections will be held without delay and the Government took action to achieve this. We printed necessary instructions in February but in the absence of a clear agreement among party lea…
  7. Govt. condemns suspected terror attack in Manchester

    Ft.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 21:29 ft.lk
    Sri Lanka yesterday condemned the suspected terror attack at a concert hall in Manchester that has killed 19 people and injured more than 50. Taking to Twitter, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said Sri Lanka was saddened by the attack and condemns the “heinous” act. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected,” Foreign Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Mahishini Colonne tweeted. She said the Ministry was in touch with the Sri Lankan High C…
  8. Attacks on Muslim mosques and businesses a conspiracy against Government: Minister

    Ft.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 21:29 ft.lk
    The attacks on Muslim places of worship and businesses are a conspiracy against the Government, a Sri Lankan Minister says. Muslims in Sri Lanka say that there have been intensified attacks in recent days in various parts of the country aimed at mosques and places of business. They say that since last April there have been at least 15 such attacks in various parts of the country. Minister of National Co-existence Dialogue and Official Languages Mano Ganesan says a…
  9. AP-IS formally adopted as ESCAP priority

    Lirneasia.net - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 18:15 lirneasia.net
    It was almost seven years ago that Under Secretary General Noeleen Hayzer opened the door for our conversation on how to lower what we paid for Internet in Asia with ESCAP. Now we have a formal resolution: At the 73rd Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) […] The post AP-IS formally adopted as ESCAP priority appeared first on…
  10. Research on how micro-enterprises are served by public utilities shared with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

    Lirneasia.net - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 16:23 lirneasia.net
    Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and Pathfinder Foundation organized a roundtable on social market economy and SMEs in Colombo today. Among the Sri Lankan research that was shared was a shortened version of a slideset from our 2011-13 research program. With regard to social market economy, I said that the German model could not be transplanted here. […] The post Research on how micro-enterprises are served by public utilities shared with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung appeared first on…
  11. Prime Minister lauds “Gamata Kotiyak” programme to which youth contribute for development

    Itnnews.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 15:01 itnnews.lk
    Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has mentioned that initiatives will be taken to identify the talents of the young men and women of the country and build the economy through this path. The Prime Minister made this reference at a function held at Temple Trees. The Prime Minister said that considering the “Gamata Kotiyak” programme, it…
  12. President begins his official Australian visit

    Itnnews.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 15:01 itnnews.lk
    President Maithripala Sirisena began his three day visit to Australia today. This is the first visit undertaken by a state leader of Sri Lanka on an official invitation extended by Australia after lapse of 63 years. Our Special correspondent Vidura Paranamanna reporting from Canberra said the fact that Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull invited…
  13. Government agrees to take stern legal action against assault incidents

    Itnnews.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 14:29 itnnews.lk
    Minister Gayantha Karunatilake has said that the law with respect to incidents including assaults will be strictly enforced. Addressing a media conference held at the Parliamentary Complex today, the Minister said that this decision has been taken by the Cabinet that met today. Minister Gayantha Karunatilake mentioned that the Cabinet at its meeting drew…
  14. Action taken to consolidate international standards accorded to educational certificates

    Itnnews.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 14:29 itnnews.lk
    Measures has been taken to further consolidate the international standards accorded to educational certificates in Sri Lanka. This matter came up for discussion at a progress review meeting held at the Examinations Department in the Education Ministry. Many initiatives have been taken on the instructions of Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, to further enhance the…
  15. Two killed in Hikkaduwa gunfire - UPDATE

    Dailynews.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 12:41 dailynews.lk
    LocalDEVELOPING STORY UPDATE: Two unidentified men who arrived on a motorcycle, entered the premises of the Hikkaduwa Divisional Secretariat press and shot at two men in there. The two injured men were rushed to the Karapitiya Hospital but succumbed to their injuries there. The reason for the shooting is yet unknown. Police have begun investigations into the attack. The two deceased have been identified as Thushan Dannuddara, age 26, and Sujith Himal, age 34   . . UPDATE: Two people who …
  16. Gunfire in Hikkaduwa injures two

    Dailynews.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 12:07 dailynews.lk
    Local  DEVELOPING STORY UPDATE: Two unidentified men who arrived on a motorcycle, entered the premises of the Hikkaduwa Divisional Secretariat press and shot at two men in there. The two injured men were rushed to the Karapitiya Hospital but succumbed to their injuries there. The reason for the shooting is yet unknown. Police have begun investigations into the attack. The two deceased have been identified as Thushan Dannuddara, age 26, and Sujith Himal, age 34   . . UPDATE: Two people who i…
  17. Yoshitha allowed to travel abroad for two months

    Dailynews.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 10:57 dailynews.lk
    LocalLakmal Sooriyagoda  Yoshitha Rajapaksa, the second son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was today permitted to travel to Australia for a period of two months by the Colombo High Court. His passport was impounded by Court as part of magisterial inquiry over alleged money laundering at Carlton Sports Network (CSN). Colombo High Court Judge A. A. R. Heiyantuduwa ordered the Kaduwela Magistrate’s Court to temporally release his passport on a personnel surety of Rs.…
  18. Renovation of water distribution system in Colombo

    Dailynews.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 10:21 dailynews.lk
    LocalIshara Mudugamuwa  National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) will take measures to enhance the water distribution system in Colombo and to reduce the non - revenue water supply (NRW) by 18 percent by 2021, Greater Colombo Water and Wastewater Management Improvement Investment Programme (GCWWMIIP) Director S.A.Rasheed said. He said this while addressing the Media today at GCWWMIIP office in Wellawatte.  ‘Though there are many projects to increase that water demand in Colombo, t…
  19. Chamathya Fernando wins Global Emerging Young Leader doing Sri Lanka proud

    Itnnews.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 06:43 itnnews.lk
    Chamathya Fernando has succeeded in winning the Global Emerging Young Leader doing Sri Lanka proud. Only 10 are presented this Award from the entire world. Chamathya Fernando, a youth leader from Sri Lanka, was recognised by the United States Department of State as a Global Emerging Young Leader at a ceremony on Thursday in…
  20. Anura Kumara says it is not possible to topple the Government

    Itnnews.lk - Sri Lanka
    05.23 / 06:43 itnnews.lk
    Jantha Vimukthi Peramuna leader Parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayake has said that it is not possible to topple the Government even though attempts were made by various groups to do so. He was addressing a news conference held at the Party’s Head Office. The JVP Leader said that he saw the statements made in April l…