The Sunday Leader

We Are Suffering For Sins We Have Never Committed

Wijeweera’s wife writes to President By Santhush Fernando The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles. Freeman and slave, patrician and plebeian, lord and serf, guild-master and journeyman, in a word, oppressor and oppressed, stood in constant opposition to one another, carried on an uninterrupted, now hidden, now open fight, [...]

JVP Ready For Action If Proposals Not Considered – K.D. Lalkantha

Chairman National Trade Union Center (NTUC) and JVP Polity Bureau Member K.D. Lalkantha while hailing the government’s present stand on having an internal inquiry to probe into the alleged war crimes, accuses the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa of not taking any action for ethnic reconciliation and not finding solutions for the people living in war [...]

TNA Hopes The Government Would Be Genuine – C.V.K. Sivagnanam

The Northern Provincial Council, which in the recent past has been pushing for an international investigation on the war in Sri Lanka, says it is also ready to accept a hybrid mechanism. The NPC has opposed a domestic process and had even adopted a resolution recently to that effect stating that past domestic processes have [...]

BoI Approved Weerawansa ‘Exports’

 By Nirmala Kannangara   Astonishing revelations have come to light as to how former Chairman of the Board of Investment (BOI), Dhammika Perera had approved an application made by Ranasinghe Randunu Mudiyanselage Sheerja Udayanthi alias Shashi Weerawansa, wife of UPFA MP Wimal Weerawansa, to set up a project under the export oriented category to export [...]

Resolution Ignites Mini Diplomatic Battle

By Easwaran Rutnam The deadline for submission of resolutions at the ongoing session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva was 1pm Geneva time on Thursday. By 12.55pm 27 resolutions were in and by 1pm a statement from the President was also submitted as a resolution. However the resolution on Sri Lanka was [...]

Mixed Signals On Hybrid And Local Mechanism

By AshanthiWarunasuriya The United Nations Organization (UN) recently released a report on the alleged human rights violations allegedly have taken place during the final phases of the war in Sri Lanka. The report recommends that the responsible parties should be taken before a hybrid court. Even though the report was scheduled to be released in [...]

Mahesh Capturer Of Emotions

By Ashanthi Warunasuriya The word photography comes from two ancient Greek words: photo for “light,” and graph for “drawing.” “Drawing with light” is a way of describing photography. Today, photography has become a powerful means of communication that touches human life in many ways. We met a photographer, filmmaker, cinematographer, fashion photographer, and Online Director [...]

Govt. In Win-Win Scenario While MR Faces Corruption Charges

US resolution at UNHRC divides the government Investigations on former regime shifts to MR In the past year, the Sri Lankan people have twice voted to put Sri Lanka on the path to peace and turned their country away from a divisive approach that for too long sapped Sri Lanka’s strength.” – US Secretary of [...]

Coir Factory Pollutes Deduru Oya With Calcium Nitrate

By Hafsa Sabry It is a continuing issue that the water in the nation is being contaminated even by the people who use it and the factories that function along the river banks. Deduru Oya, one of the largest rivers used for the intake of water for human consumption and domestic usage is being contaminated [...]

Establishing Markets

Sri Lanka Tourism Stakeholders Should Capitalize On Traditional Markets, B2B Campaigns By Santhush Fernando and Dilshani Kariyawasam Sri Lanka needs to place more emphasis on attracting tourists from established markets, a veteran hotelier and Rosyth Estate House Proprietor Neil Dobbs opined. “I think what needs to be done now is to promote Sri Lanka as [...]

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