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...
Sri Lanka’s Central Bank last week reduced policy interest rates as much as 50 basis points to spur...
One small step forward for Nawaz Sharif, the new election winner, but one big step forward for...
Addressing the ceremonial sittings yesterday, May 15, newly appointed Supreme Court judge Justice Rohini Marasinghe said that one of the basic requirements that is necessary to maintain that independence is to evoke a sense of respect from the executive for the judiciary.
A little child caught taking a few coconuts from an estate to pay for a school activity is remanded - a poor woman caught selling some Ganja to feed her children is in remand (the mudalali who gave her the Ganja to sell in never touched) - young men only suspected of having been LTTE sympathizers arrested in a bus in Colombo
He may be a maverick or a Machiavelli but the irrepressible Wimal Weerawansa is in the news again. The Minister for Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities and the Jathika Nidahas Peramuna (JNP) leader is at the forefront of opposing the northern provincial polls.
Milk is a substance that first exposes us to fragrance, texture and flavour. It is our first source of nourishment. Special status is accorded to milk, especially mother’s milk, in all cultures and all literatures, perhaps as a consequence of these facts.
In the wake of concerns expressed by the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) and members of the legal profession on the unprecedented transfers of judges and the appointment of a judge of the Court of Appeal to the Supreme Court by the President, bypassing the President of the Court of Appeal to the Supreme Court, the question is posed as to whether the BASL and/or members of the legal profession have a right to express their concerns on such transfers and appointments.
In fact modern societies exist and maintain stability and order, largely on the strength of their economic, political, social and cultural institutions. In spite of their complexity and diversity these institutions are characterised by certain underlying principles and values critical for their effective functioning.
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