A workshop on Dengue, Chikungunya and in the recent past Zika was held in Colombo recently. The workshop was held under the patronage of Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) in collaboration with the International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) with funding support from Finnish Red Cross.
Chairman of the Co-ordinating Committee of the North Central Region of Sai Organizations has observed that the teachings of Bagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba are relevant for all times and to all peoples transcending the barriers of language, religion, race, cultures etc. He made this observation delivering the key note address at the event held in Vavuniya to mark the 91 st Advent of Bagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. Centre President Sri. K.Sivakumaran chaired.
Special poojas were conducted at Sri Ponnambalavaneshwarar Hindu Temple at Kotahena recently to mark the 66th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy which falls on 9th December 2016. Blessings were invoked on the Navy and Naval personnel during the religious service that was attended by the Director Naval Medical Service, Rear Admiral Sena Rupa Jayawardena, senior naval officers and sailors attached to Western Naval Command.
A simple Islamic religious ceremony was in Islamic religious ceremony was held at the Jummah Masjid Mosque at Chatham Street, Fort on Nov30 to mark the Sri Lanka Navy’s 66th Anniversary that falls on 9th December 2016. Blessings were invoked on the Navy and Naval personnel during the religious service.
Famed Western Singer Dana Gillespie performed at the International Ladies’ Day held at the Prashnathy Nilayam in Puttarparthy to mark the 91 st Advent of Bagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba.
A book under the title ‘Saiva Thamilar Kalankarai Villakam’ was officially released at Arumuga Navalar Guru Poojai held at Thurkka Manimadapam in Naloor recently.
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress Leader Minister Rauff Hakeem relaxes with animals in his free time. He quipped that he had a glimpse of his good old days growing up in the hills. He added that he was reminded of John Milton’s Paradise Lost and Regained in God’s Happy Valley.