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Opinion

National Heritage, Patriotism and Development

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There are not many countries around the world that do not have any claim to a proud national heritage. Past achievements, proud historical traditions and persisting cultural resources, be it religion, values, food, art and crafts or architecture are all part of the national heritage of nations and states.

Homage to the Mahanayake Thera

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The Most Venerable prelate Agga Maha Panditha Rajakeeya Sri Weligama Gnanaratana Mahanayake Thera was appointed the new Mahanayake of the Dharmarakshita chapter of the Amarapura Maha Nikaya by the Executive Sangha Committee of the Amarapura Maha Nikaya on 12th September 2003

Editorial - Higher Education or Hire Education

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One of Sri Lanka’s highest distinctions has been the literacy rate of about 90 percent—which is hailed as the best in South Asia. Most analysts believe the main reason for this is the credit-worthy free education policy introduced by Dr. C. W.W. Kannangara whose 129th birth anniversary was celebrated yesterday. 

Editorial - No stitch in time, but nine more to the patch

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With Sri Lanka’s financial status wavering around bankruptcy and millions of families struggling for survival largely because of a soaring cost of living, the Daily Mirror in its Editorials has reiterated that a lasting solution needs to be found mainly in two ways

What’s wrong with our universities?

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For a long period of time, the universities in Sri Lanka have been central to the success of the national higher education enterprise, pursuing distinctive missions while responding to changing societal expectations to expand and diversify their functions.

Milk Production beyond the Wet Zone of Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is once again turning its attention to milk production. Government policy to decrease the reliance on imported milk powder used interventions such as; crossbreeding of the local cattle population with exotic blood

Time overdue to cut nuclear weapons

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At the time of the “Cuban Missile Crisis” in 1962 when the Soviet Union secretly shipped into Cuba...

Editorial : Lack of transparency may render private unis bane than boon

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The social stigma surrounding private universities in Sri Lanka is now evidently subsiding, except a...

Libya raid US tells the world, I’m the law

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To hell with the others, I must survive. This appears to be the doctrine that shapes the foreign policy of the...

If the government does not care, consumers must get activated - Editorial

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In the aftermath of the milkgate crisis or the milkmare, millions of Sri Lankans were left confused as to what milk they should drink, whether milk was safe for human consumption and whether milk was essential for people other than breast-fed babies or elderly citizens who cannot take solid food.

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