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Mon, 22 Jul 2019
Road accidents are on the rise and have come to a peak in recent times with fatal accidents causing multiple deaths being reported almost daily. On early Sunday morning six passengers were instantly killed in a road accident on the Colombo - Chilaw h
The highly venerated Sabarimala Temple in Kerala recently made headlines when two women made their way into its premises. Kanaka Durga and Bindu are part of a larger women brigade who were fighting for justice.
The 30-year ethnic conflict that ripped the island nation apart, prompted many families to flee and find base elsewhere. Many Tamil families found safe ground in Norway, Canada and other countries and amid challenges, they started their lives from
For most of us, life revolves around Planet Earth. Life includes every living being that we see and we unconsciously exclude microbes and minute particles which are not visible to the naked eye. But one would be surprised to find out that lif
Lucion Pushparaj, nicknamed as the Black Lion of Asia recently became the overall winner at the WBPF World Bodybuilding Championship held in Thailand. This is quite a victory for Sri Lanka and the whole of Asia as his name is now being read alongside
Prof. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole, is a member of the Election Commission of Sri Lanka and was appointed by the President Maithripala Sirisena for a 5-year term in November 2015.
K. Thulasi is a former LTTE cadre who had been well versed in handling firearms when LTTE activities were at its height in the north. However, he had given up the use of firearms during the final stage of separatist war that took place in Mulliwaik
Former Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka speaks about the current political crisis and its implications on the economy of the country. Excerpts:
This year marks the 50th anniversary of formation of the the Revolutionary Communist League (RCL) of Sri Lanka in 1968. The RCL functions as the Sri Lankan section of the International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI), and was renamed t
Navin Dissanayake, the eldest son of prominent United National Party (UNP) politician Gamini Dissanayake, was the Plantation Industries Minister before the disputed government was appointed. He is the National Organiser of the UNP and one of the yo
Sri Lankan politics has made headlines locally and across the globe since October 26. With the struggle to prove a majority in Parliament, it turned into a battle ground followed by continuous boycotting by members of the ‘purported’ Go
Mahinda Rajapaksa, former President and Prime Minister appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena on October 26, in an interview with the Daily Mirror, spoke about the current status of the country and....
Former Leader of the House, UNP MP Lakshman Kiriella, in an interview with Daily Mirror, speaks about the current political crisis and the way forward. He says the traditions of the British parliamentary system should be followed in case of ambigui
Mr. Harshana Nanayakkara is an outspoken lawyer who believes an honest, just and well-planned form of governance is key to developing Sri Lanka. To achieve this, he and his colleagues at the National Intellectuals’ Organization (NIO) have lau
Fisheries, Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economic Affairs Minister Wijith Wijayamuni Zoysa speaks about the change of government. He served in the same post under the previous UNP-led government
German Ambassador Jörn Rohde, who is vocal about the current developments in Sri Lanka, spoke about the impact of the present constitutional impasse on economic cooperation between his country and Sri Lanka.
While on to its fourth consecutive week of political instability, Sri Lanka is once again in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. With a confused Government, the people have started questioning their democratic rights. It was quite evident that
Crimes are an everyday occurrence. Crime scene investigations have often been vested with the Police but in the West, it is serious business. It would take years or even a lifetime...
Rajeev Amarasuriya is an Attorney-at-Law in practice in the area of public law before the Superior Courts. He is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants...
Former Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera speaks about the current political impasse and responds to the allegations made by President Maithripala Sirisena against the United National Party (UNP).
Politics has always been a messy game. It got even messier over the past few days. At a time when many debates, arguments and justifications are being brought up, one certainly wouldn’t be able to distinguish between what is right and what is w
With the heat of the political situation rising daily, JVP Leader and MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake expressed his views regarding this crisis during an interview.
Rajitha Dissanayake’s newest play ‘Hithala Gaththu Theeranayak’, (A well-made decision), premiers at the Lionel Wendt Theatre tomorrow (Friday) and on Saturday 10th November, at 7.00 pm. This is Dissanayake’s 11th full-lengt
Dr. Eric Wikramanayake, Chair of the Environment Foundation Ltd, is a Conservation Biologist with over 25 years of experience throughout Asia working on ecosystem based approaches to reducing climate change vulnerabilities and assessing e-flows. He
Technology has started to lead the way and at times one may be confused as to whether it is the technology that uses people or vice versa. Identifying the growing inefficiency of legacy IT systems....
Minister of City Planning and Water Supply Rauff Hakeem during an interview with the spoke about the present political situation in the island. Mr. Hakeem who is the Leader of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) also spelt out his aspirations with
David North the Chairman of the Socialist Equality Party in the United States and the theoretical leader of the Fourth International, which bases its ideology on Leon Trotsky and the Internationalism contained therein sat down with the Daily M
Former Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa, in an interview with the Daily mirror , spoke about the proposed move to form a new Government and the next presidential candidate.
Subramaniam Swamy, a stalwart of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in an email interview with Daily Mirror, speaks about India- Sri Lanka ties . Swamy, a Harvard-educated economist, recently invited former President Mahinda Rajapak
Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama, in an interview with the Daily Mirror, speaks about the rupee depreciation and the current status of the Government. He also responds to allegations of a powerful Minister
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