The Sunday Leader

SLC blames Fitness issues for World Cup Failure

By Dion Michael Sri Lanka’s cricket fans who are still trying to get over the disappointment of our World Cup debacle were on Friday evening treated to another pathetic performance – this time by the Sri Lanka Cricket authorities who tried to blame the country’s failure on fitness issues and said that they would be [...]

Kiwis dream of toppling Australia

CWC 2015 – Final Emergency supplies of beige-coloured clothing were being rushed across the Tasman Saturday as the build-up to the cricket World Cup final reached fever pitch in New Zealand. Brendon McCullum, with his infectious grin, had said before leading his side to a stunning semi-final win against South Africa that they were “having [...]

Rampant Kandy flatten Police 77-7

Clifford Cup Final League champions Kandy SC grabbed the coveted rugby Double when they emphatically won the Clifford Cup Knock Out final against Police by a massive 77-7 at the Nittawela grounds in Kandy yesterday, in what was easily the most one-sided rugby final in recent memory. The packed stadium was treated to a wonderful [...]

Royal pass Science test 37-22

Schools Rugby Royal College registered a good 37-22 win over last week’s giant killers Science College in their inter school rugby encounter at the Royal Sports Complex on Saturday. Science College came into the game after scoring an upset win over the strong S Thomas’ College team last week but were unable to make any [...]

World Cup 2015 breaking records and capturing hearts

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 has been a record-breaking tournament and has cemented the event’s position as one of the most popular sporting spectacles in the world, according to statistics released today. With two double-centuries, seven scores in excess of 150 and 38 centuries, there has been no shortage of batting prowess on display in [...]

A Japanese couple poses with a policeman in Colombo while touring the city. Picture by Lalith Perera

Constitutional Reforms Don’t Need Tainted Discards

The announcement that 26 MPs of the former Rajapaksa regime had been sworn in as eleven cabinet ministers, five state ministers, and ten deputy ministers, made a great many independent members of the public and veteran UNPers openly declare their utter disgust, revulsion and exhibiting nauseating reactions. Such ordinary people had been at the receiving [...]

Ex-Envoys Under Probe

By Indika Sri Aravinda The Ministry of External Affairs has appointed two special committees to investigate allegations of corruption and fraud by Sri Lankan Ambassadors and High Commissioners of the former regime. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ajith P. Perera said that the two committees will conduct separate investigations into large and small scale corruption. [...]

Indeewari Yapa Abeywardena Designing For The Modern Woman

By Sadhana Senanayake INDI by Indi, is a dynamic fashion house run by Indeewari Yapa Abeywardena. It has a designer section that targets red carpet and special events. There are also sub labels within the brand, such as iBRIDE by INDI, which does for bridal wear for the entire family, KIDi by INDI for the [...]

Citizens As Stakeholders In Governance

By Lionel Guruge In history there occasionally arises a great opportunity to make life better for humankind; if such an opportunity is ignored, it can never be recaptured, as there can be no rewinding of time. Such a lost opportunity will continue to cloud our future for a long time to come. We see this [...]

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