Monday, February 20, 2017

Insight

Insight

This is regarding the incident where the DeputyMinister Ranjan Ramanayake has shouted at a Divisional Secretary. We do not say what Ranjan Ramanayake has...

Parrots represent one of the big families of birds among avian members and are widely distributed across the tropical and sub-tropical regions and are...

I was watching a TV interview of a New Zealand Doctor on Derana TV channel  He is a Sri Lankan who has migrated to...

Sri Lankans are one of the most literate people in Asia. But if one looks at the news reports in the media one wonders...

At present in Sri Lanka the importance of family doctors is not realized. People always prefer treatment from specialists. In Western Countries a specialist...

The exponential rise of human population has led to widespread negative changes such as global warming, climate change, sea level rise, environmental pollution and...

Our body is a very efficient laboratory. We can make use of for various purposes. Actually, we are operating this laboratory without thinking about...

According to Sinhala Daily ADA, of 30th December 2016 Minister Ajith P. Perera has said that nobody, even though one may be the President’s...

A second year undergraduate in Peradeniya University, who defied ragging has been assaulted by a group of undergraduates who promote ragging. The assaulted undergraduate...

Whatever TV channel you switch on, you could see the Golden Calf alias Santa Claus in full red. The Golden Calf gets full prominence,...

Last December 13 night monster knocked at our door To give me sorrow and a deadly body blow It took away the precious life of my...

A. F. Dawood I was dumbfounded and nonplussed when I heard the sad news of my dear A.D. Dawood Sir had passed away in December...

There appeared recently lengthy articles on the problem of garbage collection and disposal in Colombo and suburbs. This nuisance has been going on for...

The above title as an advertisement in a newspaper made me laugh, although the intentions of engineers is to be appreciated to give their...

I am shocked by the fact that the Praba Ganeshan, the host of the ‘Shakthi’ TV’s ‘Minnal’ political talk show refuses to acknowledge that...

A letter under different titles on the conduct of Buddhist monks by Rajah Kuruppu, Vice President, Colombo YMBA appeared in all English papers; one...

Per capita consumption of liquor in Sri Lanka is five times higher than in Europe. Sri Lanka and Thailand are on the top in...

Friend of the Sea urges Sri Lanka and the World Shipping Council to shift lanes 15 nautical miles south to stop deadly whales strikes Each year,...

Kenichi Suganuma, Ambassador of Japan, formally awarded the Foreign Minister’s Commendations to Upali Stanley Jayasekera, Chitral Jayawardane and G Kulatilake, at a special ceremony...

Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo is organizing a Diwali program Deepadhvani Snandhvani by the well known Sri Lankan Kathak exponentand her students at 6.00 pm...

The revelation that over a dozen prison officers have been bribed by drug dealers has shined a spotlight on how corruption within the prisons...

“13A was imposed in 1987 and all executive presidents have lived through it. Yet none had the courage to repeal it. Presidents Jayewardene, Premadasa,...

How far objective are we when it comes to development planning although it seems to be the pivotal aspect?  It has been missed in...

It has been reported that the future of the controversial Colombo Port City project is to be decided on the findings of a fresh...

Although most people know Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles as the founder of Singapore; he would not have preferred to see the accolade being bestowed...

The 15th year of the last three centuries seems to be disastrous to this country. I am particularly comparing what happened to Sri Lanka...

The photographs in the New York Times told contrasting stories last week. One showed two Taliban soldiers in civilian clothes and sandals, with their...

“Don’t go, comrade, they kill cricketers there!” This was the general reaction I received when I told people back home I was going to...

Wealth of Acting Shakespeare said that all world’s a stage and we are all actors. But then again, there are times when there’s more life...

Mandatory parenting classes for lawbreakers Prime Minister Wickremesinghe says he will arrange a training session on parenting for the country’s occasional lawmakers and frequent lawbreakers....

Congrats MS & Co! Over 270 days have passed since Maithripala Sirisena became President.  That’s 170 days beyond the ‘100 Days’ by the end of...

Compulsive Sharing Syndrome Flood Facebook  with second-hand thoughts and third-hand emotions.  Don’t even make a second’s contribution. That’s the way to cheap(ish) popularity. Quote by No...

What does the SLFP bring to the table in terms of policies? Does it offer a clear set of ideas that address pressing issues...

Lovina and Maitland’s love story, which touches on the rodi caste, colonial rule and the Mount Lavinia Hotel, is being brought to school drama...

On Friday, October 2, at Bishops College Auditorium, there was a celebration of choir-singing and choir-tradition, an encounter between audience and recitation which would...

Siththaru Endi Roo – 3 will showcase the latest works of 100 artists and cartoonists from October 22 to 25 between 10 am and...

A picture, they say, is worth a thousand words.  The flip is also true.  A single word can a thousand images conjure.  That’s what...

The conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership after years of negotiations could mean a lot of things to each of the countries that is party...

Organic farmers, processors, traders and importers must meet higher but realistic sustainability criteria and undergo strict food fraud checks to boost trust in the...

There’s just something about frogs, spiders and rats that make our skin crawl, especially when they come free in our bags of lettuce, grapes,...

Facebook is continuing its effort to push users to shop within the confines of the social network, announcing today that it’s testing a dedicated...

Every now and then you hear about the dangers of cell phone radiation, but it’s probably not something you actively worry about. Finnish startup...

The electricity and water bills are a big burden to the poor and middle class households. Some have overcome the problem by partitioning their...

The laying of the new water pipe project in Colombo is going on for so many months. Thereby digging the whole of Colombo but...

Appreciation Among the great lay Buddhist leaders born in Sri Lanka Sir Cyril indeed commands a unique place, and this, for no other reason but...

The late Ajith Samaranayake had the keenest mind for television that was good as social commentary, especially if it was in the nature of...

We were young then. My friend Nishadh and I. He was a mere esraj visharadha at the time and I was merely a guitar...

We label them differently; stereotypes, generalizations, expectations, assumptions, preconceived notions and of course labels. We may say “stereotypes” are bad, but they aid us...

Performers of Somalatha Subasinghe’s Play House took part in the hugely successful Children’s Performing Arts Festival 2015 in Gwangju, South Korea, from September 4...

Mahesh Vitharana Pathirana and Eranga Weerasinghe returned home recently with a collection of three Gold and a Silver at the 2nd World Health Qi...

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