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 << Feb 2021 >> M T W T F S S 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 26 27 28 1 ...

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https://www.rnz.co.nz/assets/news_crops/114261/eight_col_116093966_s.jpg?1606957538 A consumer watchdog is calling for an overhaul of retirement village regulations to protect elderly residents from being ripped off. Photo: 123RF Consumer NZ has reviewed the contracts offered by six major companies including Bupa, Ryman Healthcare and Summerset. Chief executive Jon Duffy said retirement villages promised the good life in your golden years, but the review showed the agreements people must sign unfairly favoured the village. Duffy said a major concern were contract terms that made residents responsible for the costs of electrical or plumbing repairs even though they had no ownership rights to their unit. Many also faced significant financial losses when their unit was sold because they did not get any capital gains, despite paying towards the property’s upkeep. Consumer NZ head of research Jessica Wilson told Morning Report how payment for a place in a village worked. “When you move into a retirement village you ...

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https://www.elanka.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Victor-Melder-Portrait-2.jpg The Central Bank had printed a record Rs. 650 billion in 2020 to help manage with the country’s monetary and fiscal challenges.  As per Bank data, as at 31 December 2020, the face value of CBSL holding Government securities amounted to Rs. 725.19 billion whilst at the beginning of 2020 it was Rs. 74.7 billion. In contrast, the net figure of money printed in 2019 was Rs. 4 billion. The Central Bank also began the New Year by printing Rs. 13.2 billion as per its data. Today the Central Bank will unveil its key strategy document Roadmap for 2021 and beyond. (Daily Financial Times, 4.1.2021) Four persons, aged 82, 47, 84 and 65 died from COVID triggered pneumonia and other complications on Tuesday, the Government Information Department said. The deceased are residents of Colombo 13, Wellampitiya, Hanwella and Matale.  The four deaths increase the death toll from Coronavirus to 244. Meanwhile, 584 ...

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https://www.rnz.co.nz/assets/news_crops/105403/eight_col_200710_MANAGED-ISOLATED-FACILITY-12.jpg?1594349708 New Zealanders travelling home from overseas are unable to book managed isolation as the system is full. The Rydges Hotel, which is being used as a managed isolation facility, in Auckland. Photo: RNZ / Dan Cook The government is yet to release dates beyond May, and it’s stopped re-releasing people’s cancelled bookings while it accounts for the loss of the Pullman Hotel. People logging into the booking website will encounter a calendar showing dates from today through till 31 May – each struck out with a little grey cross. Advice from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday, to “keep checking” for regular cancellations, was promptly superseded yesterday by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), which runs the hotels. “Cancelled vouchers that would normally be released back into the Managed Isolation Allocation System will be kept as additional contingency for a short period as we navigate through this ...

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https://www.rnz.co.nz/assets/news_crops/116498/eight_col_200605_CHCH-CITY_01.jpg?1611565566 Christchurch businesses are returning back to the city centre after moving to the suburbs following the earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. Part of Christchurch’s city centre. Photo: RNZ / Nate McKinnon Commercial real estate company Colliers said office vacancies were back to pre-earthquake levels and were at their third lowest point since the company began tracking the data in 1993. Colliers director of commercial leasing Brynn Burrows said many of the businesses which left the city centre because of the quakes were being lured back with financial incentives from landlords needing to fill empty spaces. “A lot of companies had to take long-term leases outside the CBD, post-quake. They would have used their insurance payouts to pay for fitouts for interim office accommodation, meaning that they had to really see that out,” Burrows said. “Now to effectively occupy the remainder of buildings [in the CBD] landlords have been offering ...

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Having served in the Royal Ceylon Navy myself, so many years ago, it was very heartening, and I felt proud to read this beautiful story, authored, in the first place, by a guy named Dan.            Daniel, we, at eLanka would have been more than pleased to publish your full name, as we normally do, at eLanka, for any writer whose articles we publish, but since you completed your story, simply signing off as Dan, so be it.            This beautiful R,Cy.N. tale comes to all our eLanka readers via two famous Burgher names (so, here we are again, happy as could be, all good friends, and jolly good company), Victor Melder & Maxwell Gerreyn. Thank you both. Desmond Kelly.(Editor-in-Chief) eLanka. A Truly Beautiful Story… It’s well known that Divers  of  Sri Lanka Navy are hardcore, well trained, energetic and a tough ...

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