Muslim: The Identity On Trial!

By Mohamed S. R. Nisthar Logically, it is right to say “I am a human” when the question “who are you?” is posed, which tries to identify the real “us”.  But technically it may not be right, because this apparently simple question requires an answer within the context in which it is asked. In a multi-ethnic [...]

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Govt In A Quagmire Of Crises

Ranil to approach disgruntled senior SLFPers Anti-govt agitations to intensify You only have power over people as long as you don’t take everything away from them. But when you’ve robbed a man of everything, he’s no longer in your power – he’s free again” – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn The Mahinda Rajapaksa government is now riding from [...]

Service With A Smile

By Raisa Wickrematunge Udayashanth Jayantha (who prefers to be called Shanth) Fernando needs no introduction. An art connoisseur, he now owns several retail outlets and hotels. His story began when he was just 20 years old managing a 16 room guesthouse owned by his sister. By the time he was 21, he opened his own [...]

Govt Must Honour Promises Given On 13th Amendment – M. A. Sumanthiran

Govt behind move to repeal 13A, but lacks courage to do it directly TNA parliamentarian, Attorney at Law, M. A. Sumanthiran says that the JHU’s move to propose the abolition of the provincial council system under the 13th Amendment to the Constitution is backed by the government since the JHU is a constituent member of [...]

Douglas Devananda Undermines The Northern Provincial Council

By S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole Many Tamils who have suffered at the hands of the LTTE have tended to see others on LTTE hit-list with some sympathy. For those on the list, with a dedicated sense of service to the Tamil people and unquenchable thirst for justice, the choice was simple when faced with assassination [...]

Change At The Top At Singer Finance

H.D.S. Amarasuriya, whose successful chairmanship spanned Singer Finance’s formative years, and who served on the Board of Singer Finance for nine consecutive years since its incorporation, will be stepping down from the Board of Singer Finance to comply with the Governance Direction of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. According to the Corporate Governance, Direction [...]

Designing 24×7 Shamara Alles

By Raisa Wickrematunge Shamara Alles naturally has an enduring love of fashion, since her parents were in the garment industry. “Clothes have been a part of the conversation for much of our lives,” Shamara shares. Following high school, she knew that she wanted to go into fashion design. Click Here To See Full Page

Monk Accuses BBS As US Faults Govt

By Easwaran Rutnam A Buddhist monk has accused the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) of violating his right to freedom of expression just two days after the US State Department released a report accusing the government of failing to curb attacks on religious minorities. The venerable Malawwe Kalyana Dhamma thero said that members of the Bodu [...]

Adopt a Dog In SL Celebrates 2 Years

What started as a fan-page on facebook two years ago has today grown to be one of Sri Lanka’s better-known and entirely volunteer based non-profit animal welfare groups. Click Here To See Full Page

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