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Wed, 23 Jun 2021
The media exposed an incident involving the breaking the seal on a lorry loaded with 20 tons of salt dispatched from the Hambantota....
It was only a slight difference that we witnessed on the roads last Friday; the last working day during the just concluded travel restrictions and yesterday, the first day after those restrictions ended. As yesterday, during the “travel restriction
Farmers across this paradise isle are raging against a man-made disaster courtesy of a presidential directive. Holding placards in their starving paddy lands and hollowed out cash crops, they protest against a crippling shortage of fertilizer, the re
Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi was quoted telling parliament, Sri Lanka reports 230,000 new kidney and cancer patients annually.....
Though he makes a crafty backdoor entry to Parliament, Ranil Wickremesinghe has an assigned job, not to lead a political party.....
Oil spills from cargo ships transporting crude oil continue to pollute our oceans, severely endangering marine life and harming.....
With the military defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in May 2009, the country heaved a collective sigh.....
History does not provide us with answers to all todays or tomorrows questions; but it definitely provides us with options to answers to these questions if looked at carefully.
The birth anniversary of the late Dudley Senanayake is on the 19th June . He is still famed as the Knight in Shining Armour of Srilankan politics, a gentleman to his fingertips, who was Prime Minister of this nation four times.
Colombo, June 18: The United States marks June 19 every year as the day on which Abraham Lincoln ended slavery.
Sri Lanka Railways (SLR) is experiencing a crisis with the institute making it known that 8000 vacancies need to be filled to provide an optimum service, according to a leading Sinhala daily newspaper.
The statement put out by SLPP (Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna) General Secretary Sagara Kariyawasam, critical of Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila...
The European Parliament’s resolution on Sri Lanka on June 10 was the second international stricture against the country imposed....
The United Nations(UN) yesterday marked the world day to combat desertification and drought with this year’s theme being “Restoration.
Behind the diplomatic niceties, handshakes and photo-ops, the unseen backdrop was one of backstabbing when the United States President Joe Biden....
In an ideal world, or a flat world if you will (where liberty, equality and fraternity are affirmed in word and deed at every turn), it would be lovely for the people of one country to care about those of another.
If what Covid-19 has brought upon Sri Lankans countrywide with an increasing number of infected patients and related deaths being reported on a daily basis is not enough;
On May 14, 1948, the United Nations recognized Israel as an independent state. However it was only on December 15, 1988, the State of Palestine’s.....
The saga of the MV X-Press Pearl, how it got to Sri Lankan waters, why the disaster could not be averted is a story.....
The European Union Parliament on June 10 has adopted a resolution seeking the temporary withdrawal of Sri Lanka’s GSP+ status. The resolution said “The European Parliament calls on the Commission and the EEAS (European Extern
A few leaders would throw a wrecking ball into a big chunk of the economic machinery, worse still when it is stumbling under the weight of a coronavirus pandemic and a full-blown foreign exchange crisis. Alas, that is exactly what P
A step further from last week’s second to last of trilogy in “Dollar series”— “Good, Bad & Ugly”. Watch!—is there any plastic around....
This may sound selfish, but there was immense relief and joy in my heart when I heard yesterday that ‘travel restrictions’....
On World Environment Day - June 5 - the United Nations highlighted the fact that we cannot turn back time. But, we can grow trees.....
One of the first books read to me as a child by my parents, was a parable on land drawing from one of Leo Tolstoy’s short stories....
Thamby”in Tamil means younger brother. It is also used widely as a pet name for male kids in many Tamil households.
The passing away of Buddhist monk Baddegama Samitha Thera (1952-2021) would be felt more in the political scene than in the renounced world of saffron robed monks. This is largely because of his involvement in politics and also because of the fact th
Every child is a gift to the world. Besides the five external senses, the child has internal senses including memory, knowledge, wisdom, creativity, imagination, and innovative skills that need to be developed so that the child could become a respon
Have we failed in containing the COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka? There seems to be no letup in the third wave of the pandemic, which emerged after the Sinhala and Hindu New Year holidays.
Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), the main opposition of Parliament, appeared to be anxious following the announcement that former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will be sworn in as an MP filling the sole parliamentary seat secured by the United Nat
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