Do not compromise on safety for several hundred or even a few thousand rupees.
The choice is yours - a cheap substandard helmet with a high risk of head injuries in case of accident or a sturdy helmet which meets specified standards and will provide the protection needed.
It poured and it poured and it poured. And what should have been a festive welcome for the Sri Lankan cricket team, initially planned at Independence Square was shifted at the last minute to the auditorium of Sri Lanka Cricket due to the weather.
“Life is difficult. We are not getting proper food. Initially, they used to give us food periodically and we were able to survive, but now, it’s only after a gap of one month that we get food and that too is enough only for a week. It’s been like this for several months. To whom can we complain,” asks P. Nahamma, 45.
This flood scene at a house in Colombo’s Borella ward was the fate of thousands of people during two days of devastating thunderstorms in several districts. See Page 6 for full story. Pic by Gemunu Wellage
KATHMANDU, Saturday (AFP) - A team of explorers and scholars says it has found a cave in remote northern Nepal with a spectacular Buddhist mural unseen for centuries and discovered only because a shepherd took shelter there. “The most exciting find we had was a cave that was clearly intended for religious purposes.
Sri Lankan tourism, using the old adage ‘there’s no point crying over spilt milk’ is showing a brave face on an uncertain future and – like the crisis-filled years of the industry soon after anti-Tamil riots broke out in 1983 – relying on locals to keep the hotels busy.
With reference to the article appearing in The Sunday Times of April 29, 2007, titled 'Yaddehige seeking to exit from RPC' the Richard Pieris Company wishes to categorically state that the facts therein are both baseless and misleading.
Colombo will soon see a budget hospital, a concept yet alien to the country’s growing health care sector. “We plan to introduce a budget hospital with short-term in house facilities to treat patients who do not require long term specialization,”
Eight weeks of ecstasy and one day of agony. That was our fate at the 2007 World Cup and looking back on that soggy Saturday it does appear that the Weather Gods and Dame Fortune secretly conspired to ensure that Sri Lanka’s chances of emerging world champions were kept to a bare minimum.
Mahela Jayawardena’s Sri Lankans played very good cricket throughout their World Cup campaign, but that was not good enough to damage the huge Australian brick wall. Most teams could only scratch on the surface. The Sri Lankans threatened for about eight overs, then fell by the wayside.
King Vickramabahu least expected a foreign invasion but it happened all the same. It was the invasion by Veeradeva. He was the ruler of Palandeepa. He landed in Matota. On his side, he had a few strong warriors....
"Yuddhetath Evith" the latest concert of the Lionel Ranwala Troupe will be held at 6.30 pm on May 7 and 8 evening at the BMICH.The show in a way of a 'cultural war' is intended to attack the spreading alienisms and eroding of traditional values of the country.