Deshabandu Dr. Tissa Abeysekara, my school mate at Dharmapala Vidyalaya Pannipitiya in the early 1950’s, and since then my friend for nearly six decades has departed, leaving an indelible impression of awe and admiration in the minds of all Sri Lankans devoted to indigenous culture, literature and the arts.
Many people are impressed by how Chris Nonis, our high commissioner to the UK, handled the CNN live TV interview conducted by Fred Pleitgen. They are impressed by his superb knowledge of English, presumably not his first language.
The 2014 Budget of President Mahinda Rajapaksa is an opening for a class war. Though it addresses many subjects such as infrastructure, health, education, business, banking, agriculture, fisheries, housing, pensions and anything and everything, it cannot conceal the essential class nature.
In the aftermath of the recent controversy over the import of powdered milk to the value of a staggering Rs. 45,000 million, President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the 2014 Budget outlined proposals to revive the local dairy milk industry.
Minister of Technology and Research and the General Secretary of the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) spoke to the Daily Mirror on issues resulting from the recently concluded Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and other issues
US judge’s order “Shocking Development in Law” and “Recourse to Judgment” if you are ill-represented. US Court of Appeal orders fresh trial, as the Judge felt the defence counsel did not represent his client adequately in this case.
The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) was successfully concluded recently. Benefits of the summit meeting are now being discussed throughout the country.
The budget of his government was read by President Mahinda Rajapaksa himself for the ninth time. The day before the budget reading all media competing with one another asked the public what they expected from the budget.
It is not a shortcoming to be born as a person with restricted abilities. ‘The Enable the Disabled,’ organisation which recently performed the ‘Dirijaya Prathiba’ concert has organised a special interactive workshop titled ‘Dare to Dream- Make a difference for........
It was a gloomy Thursday morning when Rismi Riyal, a distinguished past student of Gampola Zahira College called me and conveyed the sad news of his mothers’s death early that morning.
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