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Local News; Lanka Media Links
The stench that wafted across world politics last Friday was unbearable. It originated from a place where there was once an old slaughterhouse. The place now houses the 39-storey United Read more..
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: DMOp
Twenty-five years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared tuberculosis a pandemic and a global emergency and recommended revolutionary methods to control the disease, which was threatening to engulf the Read more..
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: DMOp
Recent media reports say the GMOA has decided to keep away from private practice and channelling for 02 weeks from 30 March. Available numbers in past years show the month Read more..
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: DMOp
First of all let us express our heartfelt condolences to the victims of the recent terrorist attack in London, those who were injured, the families of those who died and Read more..
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: DMOp
The debate during the last lap of the war between the Army Commander, Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka and the Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa during the same period over the death Read more..
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: DMOp
The constitutional status of economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights has been the subject of intense debate among scholars and practitioners in Sri Lanka. This debate is featured in ongoing Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: DMOp
Ahead of the vote on yet another resolution on Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) tomorrow, an intense debate has taken place on the move for Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: DMOp
There are so many claimants for the Yahapalanaya government now, but one should not forget that the first Salvo was fired by one, who left Parliament membership and took his Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: DMOp
These are UNHRC days. These are Yahapalana-UNHRC days which are therefore very different from the Rajapaksa-UNHRC days. Both regimes use the same lexicon when it comes to ‘reconciliation'. Back then Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: DMOp
There's talk in political circles that a cabinet reshuffle is imminent. This can mean many things. If it means that those proven to be incompetent are replaced by those likely Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: DMOp
by Easwaran Rutnam The US worked in close consultation with the UK, Montenegro, and Macedonia and in partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka, to draft the resolution Toner says the US Read more..
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Source: SLop
by N. Sathiya Moorthy The fact remains, the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution, facilitated by the larger Indian neighbour, is a good document to begin with It would be a good Read more..
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Source: SLop
by Ifham Nizam Civic minded organisations and environmentalists expressed concern about the remarks made by Minister Rishard Bathiudeen There is no forest destruction done in order to resettle these people It is the Read more..
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
by Ashanthi Warnasuriya “Joseph Camp” in Vavuniya, is said to have been used to torture detainees during and after the war. Most detainees report being kept only in their underwear during Read more..
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
by Nirmala Kannangara Complaint initially received from former Navy Commander Gota and Hendawitharana ordered full investigations Navy still shielding suspects from CID Victims' NICs, passports and wallets were in Navy custody Former Navy Commander Admiral Read more..
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
by Nirmala Kannangara Although the inter-club tournament had been suspended following the court ruling, the same clubs representing the same players are now playing at the hurriedly organised inter- district Read more..
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
by Ashanthi Warunasuriya The vessel ‘Aris 13' that was hijacked by pirates was released along with the eight Sri Lankan crew without payment of a ransom Piracy has diminished since 2012, largely Read more..
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
HRCSL has written to PM regarding its concern about the proposed amendment to the Code of Criminal Procedure Situation would have been ideal if the government consulted the HRCSL in formulating Read more..
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
by Ashanthi Warunasuriya Indian fishermen had two weeks ago accused the Sri Lanka Navy of attacking them, killing one fisherman in the process Representatives of fishermen's associations in the North and residents Read more..
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
by Ifham Nizam Sources of CEB say that the implementation of interest payment will destabilize the financial situation of CEB CEB seems to have neglected technical observations when purchasing power plant Implementation Read more..
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Source: SLOp3
Fascinating on a psychological level is the fact that most people, on either side of the Atlantic, continue in a very protective phase of denial when […] Read more..
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: SLGOp
by Dr SLM Rifai ( March 24, 2017, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) Today Muslim community all over the world goes through one of toughest times in […] Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: SLGOp
by John Stanton “I feel much alarmed at the prospect of seeing General Jackson President. He is one of the most unfit men I know of […] Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: SLGOp
by N.S.Venkataraman Project details ( March 23, 2017, Chennai, Sri Lanka Guardian) The Neutrino project involving investment of more than Rs. 15000 million was sanctioned by […] Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: SLGOp
Hostility to the minorities has never been the part of any religious philosophy. Even Hinduism does not support maltreatment with the minorities. From where do the […] Read more..
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: SLGOp
This pathetic situation demands serious attention from the Magician of the Words, Narendra Modi. by Ali Sukhanver (March 22, 2017, Islamabad, Sri Lanka Guardian) The honourable […] Read more..
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: SLGOp
by Shamindra Ferdinando ( March 22, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Finally, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera has acknowledged that, in terms of the Constitution foreign judges […] Read more..
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: SLGOp
Sinhalese and Tamils often used the name of former kings to elevate their status. Those ancient minds would not come to support the person driven by […] Read more..
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: SLGOp
What Igbo people want is to leave Nigeria by Osita Ebiem ( March 21, 2017, New York City, Sri Lanka Guardian) On the 29th of May […] Read more..
Tue, Mar 21, 2017
Source: SLGOp
A Reply to Vinod Moonesinghe on Western Australian Elections, Nationalism and Dangerous Historical Pronouncements by Laksiri Fernando ( March 21, 2017, Sydney, Sri Lanka Guardian) From […] Read more..
Tue, Mar 21, 2017
Source: SLGOp
The government wants to standardise the education system in the country. Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said that it is better to set up high quality private universities in Sri Read more..
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Source: SLOp2
It's a very carefully crafted movie. From script, casting, locations, music score and colour pallet, everything was designed to complement the theme of mental illness. Cinematographer Jaan Shenberger is Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
Chandran Rutnam first met Gamini Fonseka in 1956. Rutnam was one of the first to be hired for production work on Bridge on the River Kwai. His only qualification at Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
In 1956, on a historical day Rekawa was being filmed in Hiriyala in the Kurunegala district. The scene was about some patients waiting in a queue to see the doctor. Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
All religions preached virtues. Jesus, the Buddha, Prophet Mohammed and many others taught the people to do good, and be good. However, thousands of years later, these words are subject Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
Hello Ladies Last week's recap Determining your face shape In order to determine your face shape, pull your hair back in a headband or ponytail and analyse what you Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
‘Supergirl', that tells the story of Kara Danvers an alien with superpowers akin to her cousin Superman and ‘The Flash' following speedster Barry Allen who is the fastest man alive, Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
Spoiler Alert! If you haven't watched Logan yet, then we suggest that you avoid this article. If you're an audacious and independent individual who is not deterred by spoilers, then Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
Imagine this: Your manager ranks everyone on your team and shares the numbers. Too scared to think about that scenario? Well, it happened to me. At one company I worked Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationOp
International best seller ‘Many lives, Many Masters', a book written by Dr. Brian l Weiss, a prominent psychiatrist and the author of ‘Through Time into Healing' and ‘Same Soul, Many Read more..
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Source: NationOp