The Prageeth Ekneligoda saga was given a new lease of life last week when ruling United People's Freedom Alliance parliamentarian Arundika Fernando told Parliament that the missing journalist was living in France.
Controversy has surrounded the university system once again following the appointment of the new Colombo University Vice Chancellor Dr. Lakshman Hirimburegama last month.
The inclement weather prevailing in the country over the last two weeks has claimed more than fifty lives and has caused a lot of damage to property. Nearly all who died were fishermen, and.....
The Ministry of Mass Media and Information has recently proposed a Draft ‘Code of Media Ethics’. Upon reading the preliminary draft which has been made available selectively, I would like to highlight certain immediate concerns about this step by the Ministry.
Government has decided to make serious changes in the 13th amendment. These changes, if implemented will negate the expectations of the Tamil people. The 13th Amendment was brought in primarily to satisfy the demands of the Tamils.
Full page advertisements in British newspapers at the weekend claim that horrific birth defects are increasingly common in the Indian city of Bhopal, 28 years after it suffered the world’s worst industrial disaster.
The arrest of the once powerful Deputy Inspector General Vaas Gunawardena on Monday in connection with the abduction and killing of a millionaire businessman last month highlights the plight of the police and their gradual loss of ...
Sri Lanka has made progress in bringing down the number of suicide related deaths from being the highest in the world in 1996 to one that is fast declining in recent years. It is undeniable that the country has seen a vast improvement but research has revealed larger issues that may blow out of proportion
History is the accumulation of the story of individual lives. Pre-eminent lives are an important part of history. What we are celebrating today is the record of the life story of one of those pre-eminent individuals who has helped in making a better future for humanity not only for ourselves but for several generations to come.
It was in 1970 that the first batch of unemployed graduates was recruited as development assistants by the then United Front government. These graduates were among the many unemployed people at the time, in particular, those with educational qualifications.
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