The Sunday Leader

Beyond The Fields Of Kilinochchi

By Camelia Nathaniel Kilinochchi, a town that was most affected by the 30 year conflict in Sri Lanka  is located in the heart of the Northern Province with a floating population of 135,605, many of whom were displaced in the conflict. These displaced families underwent severe trauma having lost many of their family members during [...]

Govt Must Buckle Down And Get To Work -Karunanayake

Resolution based on past promises given by the govt UNP Colombo District parliamentarian Ravi Karunanayake says the government should not look at blaming others for the issues faced before the international community since the government needs to blame itself for the current situation. He observed that based on the promises made by the government to [...]

A Fashion Visionary Ajai Vir Singh

By Raisa Wickrematunge Ajai Vir Singh says he has always had an instinctive love of fashion, even though it was not his first career choice. At just eight years old, he was cutting up a pair of jeans he was not happy with, taking it to a tailor to execute his designs. ‘In those days [...]

All Black Skipper Richie McCaw On Short Visit To Sri Lanka

The legendary All Black Richie McCaw was in Sri Lanka last week at the invitation of the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union and met with SLRFU President AsangaSeneviratne and Vice President LasithaGuneratne and commended the good work done by the SLRFU for the sport in Sri Lanka. McCaw is considered by many as the greatest [...]

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By Indika Sri Aravinda Minister of National Language and Social Integration Vasudeva Nanayakara is to submit a Cabinet paper seeking a ban on extremist groups, including the Bodu Bala Sena, Ravana Balaya and Sinhala Ravaya. The Minister told The Sunday Leader that the Cabinet paper is being drafted and will be submitted in two weeks [...]

More Evil Spirits Enter The Country

Following two containers of illegal ethanol spirits being taken into custody, it is alleged that 15 more containers carrying ethanol spirits have come to the country and questions have been raised whether they would be detained and investigated or whether it would be released illegally. We have come to know that 15 more containers carrying [...]

IRAJ Appointed Brand Ambassador

Iraj Weeraratne has been appointed as the Denon DJ Brand Ambassador. Denon is a pioneer involved in the early stages of development of digital audio technology, while specializing in the manufacture of high-fidelity professional and consumer audio equipment. CLICK HERE TO SEE FULL PAGE

Humiliation Defies Reconciliation

By Saro Thiruppathy Humiliation is the single most underestimated force in politics. People will absorb hardship, hunger and pain. They will be grateful for jobs, cars and benefits. But if you force people to live indefinitely inside a rigged game that is flaunted in their face or make them feel like cattle that can be [...]

The Parasites

By Tisaranee Gunasekara “The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants…” – Camus (Resistance, Rebellion and Death) The Rajapaksas are imposing the superstructure of a prosperous, developed nation on the base of an underdeveloped, cash-strapped economy. The Rajapaksas are antagonising every single ethnic and religious minority in Sri Lanka, [...]

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