When a bunch of kids who had never seen the blue sky or the sun light sang the children’s nursery rhyme “Nil Ahas Thale Agei” I couldn’t stop thinking about the irony trapped in that situation. “Was ‘life’ mocking those children,” I thought to my self, those children who had been gifted with eyes but were not able to see?
Even with the help of an adult, 10 year old Subaharan took three attempts to cut the red ribbon that symbolised the beginning of the project. This is because young Suba, the son of a estate worker is born blind, so he didn't really know what he was meant to be doing.
As the Provincial Council election for war ravaged Northern Province is nearing, various political parties have expressed various opinons on the 13th Amendment and Provincial Council system while some allies in the government have threatened to break away if the election is held.
Mother’s Day came and went, just another day in the calendar. Little bits of Colombo stirred, here and there, to celebrate – in hotels, homes and private occasions. But no organisation or institution, state-run or private, saw a need to organise a large-scale event, or discussion based on books, movies, personal experiences.
It was Georg Simmel, a German sociologist, who distinguished between what he termed the Dyad and the Triad, in order to explain how social relationships can become complex when human groups become larger. Dyad is a human pair and the two persons involved have to find common ground in order to co-exist.
Amidst confusion, controversy and conflicting reports on the toxic chemicals in milk powder imported from New Zealand, Agriculture Minister Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena has disclosed that a toxic chemical has been found in imported white sugar.
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) regarded as the premier political formation of the Tamils of Sri Lanka has been very much in the news lately due to what could be termed as an internal crisis.
Being kicked upstairs is nothing new and has been around for quite some time in this country. Indeed it is just the required tactical measure to handle what is referred to as belligerence or non - conformism.
Amid allegations of large-scale corruption, waste, mismanagement and price manipulation by the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC), we heard the blazing news that the European Union is....
Clad in Pakistan Army’s camouflage uniform and carrying the staff in his left hand, General Ashfaq...
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