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“We Will Not Tolerate An Infringement Of Our Sovereignty” – Keheliya Rambukwella

By Mandana Ismail Abeywickrema Hot on the heels of the UN’s and EU’s actions on Sri Lanka, Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella sat down with The Sunday Leader to speak of Sri Lanka’s position in relation to international interference as well as the current situation in the country. Opposing the UN and EU actions, Rambukwella said, [...]

No Work, No Vote

The electors in Sri Lanka operate on a very simple principle – they vote for those who work for them or at least pretend to work – and many do just that. The term ‘work’ in the Sri Lankan context, especially where elections are concerned is where those that seek office are seen as having [...]

Sunrise Over Batti

Story by Anupama Ganegoda, courtesy www.perambara.org Batticaloa has long fascinated many. It is here that the biggest internal rebellion within the LTTE began. It is also here that the Tigers, for years, maintained a made-formedia showcase at Karadiyanaru with a court, a police station and what not. The man who ran the show is the [...]

Sri Lanka Tennis Face Moment Of Truth

US-based Rupasinghe included in squad as Godamanna and co. gear up for crucial July 9-11 Davis Cup tie v. Hong Kong THE SLTA won itself bragging rights for a year when the country secured promotion to Group Two of the Davis Cup competition last year. It was an admirable achievement after a decade of trying, [...]

TMC To Discuss New Challenges For Sri Lanka

The Management Club – Kalutara presents a leading personality to speak on an important topic:   “The New Challenges That Sri Lanka Is Faced With…” This presentation in the “Way Forward” series will be held on Thursday, 1st July, at the  Hibiscus Beach Hotel, Mahawaskaduwa, Kalutara commencing at 7 a.m. followed by the “TMC Members Meet” [...]

Fifteen Years For Kelaniya Shanthi Viharaya

By Virgini Perera – Photos By Asoka Fernando Ven. Rajakeeya Panditha Dharshanapathi Ambanpola Seelarathana, Master of Philosophy, Chief incumbent of Shanthi Vihara of Kelaniya who was ordained by Rev. Meegoda Kalyanatissa, is the son of Wijetilaka Banda and Gnanawathie Menike of Yatawatte Matale. He served as a vice principal and is renowned for his knowledge of [...]

Untapped Markets

By Paneetha Ameresekere – Business Editor The stock market has been trying to tap Singapore for investments by organizing investment seminars there is in the past, similarly, it may also be worthwhile for Sri Lanka Tourism  (S.L.T.) to try to break in to this cash rich market. In my all but three day visit to [...]

Middle Order Must Be Strong

There is no denying that the Sri Lankan squad was the right mix going into the Asia Cup. The initial games did go the way it was planned and this is a good sign. It was nice to see that everyone in the squad got a fair chance. This becomes possible when the team is doing [...]

2010 CIMA Business Leaders Summit

The CIMA Business Leaders Summit 2010 will take place at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo on July 28 and 29. The two-day flagship event in the CIMA calendar is expected to attract over 400 diverse groups of corporates, business leaders and professionals. Given the opportunities available with the end of the war the focus of the [...]

Swiss Food Festival At MLH

Leaving the mountains, lakes and valleys where they are, Chef Siegler Serge and Fery Stockbauer brings the best of Switzerland to Sri Lanka to celebrate the founding day of the confederation. Mount Lavinia Hotel will begin a week long celebration particularly the day dedicated to the founding of the confederation, from July 26 to August [...]

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