Kandy Bash on April 6

The Kandy Bash which will once again meet on April  6 at Havelock Park, is a get-toge....


Behind the bars of Angunakolapelessa Super Prison

While we are fed with stories about rehabilitation and prisoners paying their debt to soci....


More cuts on Colombo From the time of war

Somewhere in the late 70s, Noeline Honter with Claude and the Sensations released a song t....


Message from Dr. Roberto Lenton Managing the environment

The central theme of Natural Resources and Environment Management Policy: Sri Lanka Experi....


Story of an acid attack victim A note of thank you for generous hearts

“The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help ....


‘Aluthsal’ ritual at Sri Dalada Maligawa

The ‘Aluthsal’ ritual at Sri Dalada Maligawa -- where eighty measures of new r....


Feeding 9 million mouths by 2030 Are we ready?

Under the proposed Sri Lanka Development Policy Framework’s Megapolis project, the W....


SAARC organises Exhibition of Paintings From 22 to 24 January, 2019 at the BMICH

The SAARC Exhibition of Paintings organised by the SAARC Cultural Centre in collaboration ....


Destiny, chance and personal life

V. C. J. Perera, or Jayantha Perera as he is called by friends, has worked in tourism for ....


The Conscious, Subconscious and the unconscious

In North India, many women write beautiful poetry in English. Some of them are my Facebook....


Prestigious Journey of an Institution In search of professionalism

The path of Sri Lanka Police which can be traced back to 152 years of pride has encountere....


Mahakashyapa Thero, Sakka and a goddess named Laja

Mahakashyapa Thero the third Chief Disciple of Lord Gautama Buddha endowed with physical f....


Duruthu Poya and Significance of Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya

Annually during the month of Duruthu (January) the most colourful Duruthu Perahera is held....


UNP’s current ‘brand’ is losing: Is recovery possible?

The United National Party (UNP) had a problem with its branding since its earliest days. B....


Lasantha Wickrematunge: Farewell dear friend

In 2015 when the Yahapalanaya Government was sworn in, the people of this country and thos....


“COME, LET US ADORE HIM”

It was a carol service with a difference. Truly a blessed night – a night where the ....


Kathak Evening by Rangara Kathak Dance Academy

A Kathak dance performance by Nrutya Visharad Thilini Rangika and her students of Rangara ....


Land-based water pollution: It’s life-threatening

Constructive socio-economic activity; this is the meaning of Arthacharya, and the staff me....


Roche case against NMRA dismissed: Judgment strengthens regulator’s resolve

In March 2016, a case was filed in the Court of Appeal (CA) by Swiss pharmaceutical giant ....


When education for everyone excluded everyone else

It has been pointed out that vernacular education in Sri  Lanka predates the Kannanga....


Moratu MV commemorates 85th anniversary

Unique characters are born in this island from time to time and they render a great servic....


Mixed responses for imposition of carbon tax

The Government’s decision to impose a Carbon Tax on directly fossil-fueled vehicle....


Rights Group repeats Call to President to release lands in North/East

A group of civil society and social activists called the People’s Alliance for Rig....


Inception Workshop How critical is the human- elephant conflict ?

The Human Wildlife Conflict (HWC) prevails largely within the Asian and African regions. S....


ADB props education sector development

The Education Sector Development Programme (ESDP), envisioned by the Ministry of Education....


Politics in the drawing room

Rajitha Dissanayake’s plays are good news for the beleaguered Sri Lankan (Sinhala) t....


Was justice done to Dalrene in the film?

Was Dalrene Ingram guilty of killing her husband? Was she aware of Mathew Peiris’ cr....


Workers’ lives dark as the tea kettle

I was holding onto the wall while taking off my shoes to enter another house of a tea esta....


Kandy fires expose bungling Municipality

Kandy is existing on a red hot furnace after experiencing two major fires recently. What&r....


Today the Tamil Community across the world celebrates Thai Pongal A pastoral festival in city apartments

 Can the boiling-over the ‘standardised-pasteurized’ milk on a corner of ....


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