https://www.elanka.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/stock-market-weekly-JOhn-Keells.jpg Brought to you by – John Keells Stock Brokers (JKSB)     John Keells Stock Brokers (JKSB) is a leading equity brokerage house in Sri Lanka and is a subsidiary of John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH), the largest listed entity on the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE). We are one of 15 founding members of the Colombo Stock Exchange and our history in equity trading dates back to 1896. We are widely regarded in the industry for good governance practices with an emphasis on compliance and regulations. Our core sales and research staff have been engaged with the firm for a period of 10 – 25 years. Over the years this has helped JKSB develop strong and lasting relationships with our core client base of Foreign Funds/Individuals, Local Institutions and HNWI’s. This has contributed to our superior offering of order sourcing and placement capabilities. JKSB has always excelled in its ...

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https://www.rnz.co.nz/assets/news/253244/eight_col_covid.jpg?1610744704 The worldwide coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2 million, according to a Reuters tally, as nations around the world are trying to procure multiple vaccines and detect new Covid-19 variants. Photo: AFP It took nine months for the world to record the first 1 million deaths from the novel coronavirus but only three months to go from 1 million to 2 million deaths, illustrating an accelerating rate of fatalities. So far in 2021, deaths have averaged more than 11,900 per day or one life lost every eight seconds, according to a Reuters tally. “Our world has reached a heart-wrenching milestone ,” United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said in a video statement. “Behind this staggering number are names and faces: the smile now only a memory, the seat forever empty at the dinner table, the room that echoes with the silence of a loved one,” he said, calling for more ...

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Gehan recorded at Banora Studios, Banora Point NSW 2486 on 6th July 2019 In response to a request from Gail Wickremasinghe. Gehan recorded this song written by Otis Blackwell and Winfield Scott, recorded on the 27th of March 1962 and featured in The Elvis Presley Movie Girls, Girls, Girls. Gerri Granger later recorded an answer song: “Don’t Want Your Letters”. On January 8, 1993, the U.S. Postal Service issued a commemorative postage stamp honoring Presley. Many stamp collectors mailed envelopes, franked with this stamp, to fictitious addresses in the hopes that they would receive their letters not only postmarked with the first day of issue, but also with a “return to sender” postal marking!! Vocals: Gehan Gunasekera Musical Backings: Elvis Rebels Source link ...

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https://www.elanka.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/A.-SLDF-Program-Key-Events_page-0001.jpg This is to inform you that the Sri Lanka’s first Virtual Design Festival is scheduled to be held from 15 – 17 January 2021.- click on the image above or here to register –https://www.srilankadesignfestival.lk/ The Festival is positioned as a country initiative and has been considered as Sri Lanka’s largest celebration of creativity.  It aims to spark long term engagements with regional supporters and partners that could translate towards the improvement of livelihoods of artisans and rural communities through design by creating international market linkages. Also, this festival envisages creating many international networking opportunities between buyers and sellers that will strengthen Sri Lanka’s bilateral trading relations, while carrying local products that are designed and made in Sri Lanka to the rest of the world. Setting a new national benchmark, the Academy of Design (AOD) has conceptualized SRI LANKA DESIGN FESTIVAL 2021, with the purpose of promoting the country’s ‘designed and ...

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https://www.elanka.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/drs-3rd-umpire-backyard-cricket.jpg Donate to eLanka Perera & Sons Breudher – Limited Stock – at Sunil’s Spice Centre, Thornleigh (Sydney) Search eLanka website eLanka Newsletter Signup eLanka Marriage Proposals Best & Less Travel Banner Advertising on eLanka Sri Lankan Events Calendar << Jan 2021 >> M T W T F S S 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 ...

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Source:Dailynews Former Moratuwa Prince of Wales College cricketer, athlete and cadet Leslie Mendis, who served in the Textile Corporation in Thulhiriya, has passed away at the age of 76 years. He was the younger brother of Dilwin Mendis, our Daily News Sports Correspondent in Moratuwa. Source link ...

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https://www.rnz.co.nz/assets/news/251334/eight_col_9921975_xl.jpg?1607725632 Passengers from the Cook Islands will resume quarantine-free travel into New Zealand from next week, the two governments have confirmed. Photo: 123rf.com New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Cook Islands Prime Minister Mark Brown have announced the change, which will start from 21 January. “Following confirmation of the Cook Islands’ Covid free status, and the implementation of strict health and border protocols we are now in the position to resume quarantine-free travel for passengers from the Cook Islands into New Zealand,” Ardern said. But Ardern said the new arrangements did not apply to New Zealanders wishing to travel to the Cook Islands. “We said we would take a phased approach to resuming two-way travel and will do so only once all safety protocols can be met,” Ardern said. Brown said the new arrangements will allow specialist workers and contractors and the judiciary to come to Rarotonga for short ...

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https://www.rnz.co.nz/assets/news_crops/109001/eight_col_thumbnail_image002.jpg?1599691671 Air New Zealand has reported a $454 million loss after a year with more than 4000 job losses, planes grounded, and routes dropped. Air New Zealand’s international flights dropped to under 10,000 last year. Photo: Supplied / Air NZ It reported a $454 million loss for the year ended June because the Covid-19 pandemic clipped its wings. Air New Zealand’s international flights dropped from more than 30,000 in 2019, to under 10,000 last year. Overall passenger numbers fell from 17.6 million to 8.4 million. It brought in more than 10 million items of PPE gear to help with the Covid-19 response, while its cleaning staff used over 45,000 litres of disinfectant on aircraft. Chief executive Greg Foran said returning to normal levels of air travel would be complex. “We are working closely with government agencies on preparations for safe travel,” he said. Foran wanted the airline to emerge from ...

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https://www.elanka.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Sudesh-Abeysinghe.jpg Sudesh Abeysinghe Source:Dailynews In the game of Rugby Football, the Fly Half position should be occupied by a highly skilled player. Sudesh Abeysinghe was one of the best players who occupied this position for his school club and Sri Lanka Sudesh attended Isipathana College and went on to complete his educational career there. From his teenage days he was very keen in handling the oval shaped ball as he hailed from a rugby playing family which produced several players who excelled in the sport at school, club and at International level. He started playing rugby at the age of eleven as a hooker in the pack as his two uncles also played in the same position. One of them was Dudley De Silva who played during 1973-1974 season for Isipathana and later scrummed down for CH and FC. The other one was Leslie De Silva who locked horns from ...

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https://www.rnz.co.nz/assets/news/247957/eight_col_049_f0321402.jpg?1604791688 There have been 18 new cases of Covid-19 reported in managed isolation in New Zealand since Wednesday. Photo: 123rf.com In a statement released this afternoon, the Ministry of Health said the total number of active cases in New Zealand is 76 and the total number of confirmed cases is 1890. Two of these cases are classified as historical and deemed not infectious. The new cases came from the UK, South Africa, the United States, Bahrain, Russia, Italy, India and Malaysia. Two cases which came from Russia are part of the group of international mariners. there have now been 19 positive cases identified in this group – nine are deemed historical and 10 are active cases. Four of the new cases, who came from Malaysia via Singapore, are part of the same family bubble. At the last briefing on Wednesday, seven new cases, all in managed isolation, were detailed. Three ...

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