The Sunday Leader

Harm That The Dictatorship Of 2/3 Majority Can Do

While we write these comments the constitutional crisis is by no means over. We will not dwell on legal compulsions following the ‘due processes of the law’ or the great political visions of our time. The Law has been there for donkeys’ years and that is why, at times, we say the Law is an [...]

Buoyant Lions Eyeing Whitewash Over Bemused Kiwis

Sri Lanka-New Zealand  SECOND Test – Preview A confident Sri Lanka will face a bemused New Zealand side in the second and Final Test which begins at the P Sara Stadium today. The hosts whose eyes are already focused on their tour of Australia in mid-December, will be keen to maintain the momentum they have [...]

Rajapaksa Govt. on a coup against the Constitution

UNP’s rebel group to oppose amendment on six-year leadership term SLMC to write to the President opposing move to abolish 13A The Mahinda Rajapaksa government it seems is engaged in a coup against the constitution to remove all areas that would hinder the path towards further consolidating its powers during the forthcoming election years. The [...]

Crime Wave Causes Concern

By Niranjala Ariyawansha and Raisa Wickrematunge Last Sunday, the body of a man was found on Marine Drive, his throat slashed. On the same day, an 80 year old was found in Mirihana, dead due to ‘mysterious circumstances.’ The very next day, a twenty two year old was killed in Boralesgamuwa- a case of mistaken [...]

Charmaine A Multifaceted Woman

By Anusha David She is a multifaceted Woman who has excelled in all her endeavors but for Charmaine Mendis the best way to express herself is through her art. Two of Charmaine’s abiding hobbies for as long as she can remember, were spending time in the jungles, and reading. CLICK HERE TO SEE FULL PAGE

Saudi Arabia Criticised Over Text Alerts Tracking Women’s Movements

Saudi Arabia has been accused of behaving like Big Brother after introducing technology that alerts male “guardians” by text whenever women under their guardianship leave the country. The kingdom already bans women from driving and excludes them from most workplaces. It also disapproves of women’s sport. Since last week it has been operating a new [...]

Skills Deficiency Blocks FDIs

Photo by Thusitha Kumara Some 30 top brains in a public quoted commercial bank had a brainstorming session on Monday  where Budget 2013 was dissected , whilst also analyzing as to why foreign direct investments (FDIs) were not flowing in as fast as one would have had expected. Rajendra Theagarajah, Managing Director/CEO, Hatton National Bank [...]

Kotte Mayor To Reveal All

By Indika Sri Aravinda Kotte Mayor Janaka Ranawaka has threatened to reveal the names of the police officers and drug dealers involved in the heroin trade in the Kotte area. Ranawaka told The Sunday Leader that he will make the startling revelation on his return from a trip to India this week. “I will have [...]

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A Need To Be Whiter Than White

“The Court Of Conscience Supersedes All Other Courts” By Faraz Shauketaly We form a particular group in the community. We comprise a select part of an honourable profession. We are entrusted, day after day, with the exercise of considerable power. Its exercise has dramatic effects upon the lives and fortunes of those who come before [...]

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