The government with another big loan from China is to build a state-of-the-art Out Patients Department (OPD) at the National Hospital in Colombo. Despite all these ultra-modern buildings or renovations and the marvels of modern medical technology, more people are falling sick more often in Sri Lanka.
It is only realpolitik that stands in the way of referring the United States to the United Nations Human Rights Council for allegedly committing war crimes and not addressing accountability issues arising from its drone attacks in Pakistan.
Zonta International is an organisation of women in business & the professions which was started way back in January 1919, when Marian de Forest, a playwright and a newspaper critic, envisioned that educated and.....
The Daily Mirror, in its Editorial yesterday, focused on Sri Lanka’s unprecedented crime wave largely because of the politicisation of crime and the criminalisation of polities – compounded by a breakdown in law and order or a crisis where laws are not being implemented.
Chinthana Tennakoon, 26 years old Colombo University undergraduate said that he did not fully oppose the proposed casino.
“I think there is some kind of importance in establishing a.....
Is Investment Promotion Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena just another pawn in the Government’s casino gamble?
He has been widely criticised in the recent past as a result of the casino circus.
Seated on a bench in the far end of one of the busy hospital corridors, Kasuni* seems to be eagerly awaiting someone’s arrival as she nurses her two-week old infant. To a bystander it would have seemed as if the.....
The Working Committee members of the United National Party (UNP) gathered at the party headquarters, Sirikotha’ on Monday. Top on the agenda of the meeting was the item to...
Wittingly or unwittingly Karu Jayasuriya has walked into a storm of controversy within the United National Party (UNP) where he was appointed as head of the newly carved ‘Leadership Council’ in a bid to resolve the festering internal crisis in the party.
In the aftermath of the horrible 30-year war, Sri Lanka appears to be plunging deeper into a post-conflict traumatic syndrome which has been aggravated by a breakdown in the rule of law and the serious damage caused to the independence of the judicial service and the police.
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