Gota and Mahinda will fight over every bit of power at the country’s expense – The Economist

The Economist international magazine says it seems that Gota and Mahinda will fight over every bit of power at the country’s expense. “Mahinda, the oldest brother, is a sun king,

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Sri Lanka Freedom Party now really free

A political commentator told us that the 68th Anniversary assembly of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) marks an important juncture of its political history. According to him, today the

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Kalamkari Saree that angered a Buddhist monk in Trincomalee

 “Kalamkari” is a handmade saree. It is coloured by natural pigments. Currently this is a very popular saree fashion in South India. This sari is traditionally manufactured in Telengana ,

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Many communities in Sri Lanka are insecure before hatred and violence by religious extremists- UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief

“While the Government promptly brought the situation more or less under control after the bomb blasts, many religious communities remain very concerned about their security because of incitement to hatred

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Why is the inside of our fence still unpainted?

Dhananath Fernando, Advocata Institute A few days ago, I read up on an interesting anecdote from the life of Steve Jobs. When Jobs was a little child, his father had

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Smart Ticketing Machines for Substandard Railway Stations in Sri Lanka

Automated ticketing machines and gates are to be installed at railway stations in Sri Lanka with a loan of USD 20 Million from Asian Development Bank (ADB). 50 Railway station

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International Day of Family Remittances overshadowed by the Father’s Day

Yesterday, June 16 was a very important day, yes, it was father’s day, but it was also the International Day of Family Remittances. As UN says, this international day highlights

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ගිරවා The Parrot

අළු පාට අහසින්සුදු පාට වැහි ගුලිතද ම තද කොළ පාටවිසල් තුරු කැන්වසේනොකඩවා කැඩි ඉරි අඳියි අකුණු ගුලියක් පුපුරද්දිදිලිසෙන කොළ පාටලස්සන තරුණ ගිරවෙක්රිංගීය ගස තුළටඅතුපතර අතර තුරුඔහු මැකී ගියේ ය චිත්‍ර‍යක්

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40,000 children are child labourers in Sri Lanka

Today marks the World Day Against Child labour. This falls on June 12 on each year. This year’s theme is ‘Children should work on their dreams, not on fields’. Persons

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How his mien blurred in my vision

Upul Kumarapperuma (Read in Sinhala >>) Then I was either in grade three or four. Our sports master was Mr. Dhanapala. He was a very strict teacher. We were so

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