With the fuel crisis blazing on many fronts in the run up to Saturday’s local council polls, two rival politicians are seen refuelling their vehicles at a filling station in Kaduwela which has been one of the hotspots of polls violence.
Pic by Gemunu Wellage
Another ambassador who will represent Sri Lanka at the Miss Universe pageant has just been chosen and come September the lovely Stephanie Siriwardhana will be taking wing to Sao Paulo, Brazil for the pageant.
Sri Lanka lost a crucial verdict in London vis-à-vis the Standard Chartered Bank case (SCB) for denied payments from the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) over controversial oil hedging deals but political analysts say even more damaging was a statement by former SCB CEO in Colombo, Clive Haswell.
London Metropolitan University is the single largest university in London with over 30,000 students from 115 countries. It is with much pride to Sri Lanka that the prestigious UK university recently awarded a full scholarship to 19-year old Kalindu Perera, to follow an undergraduate course in Pharmacology. Kalindu is the first Sri Lankan to have received an undergraduate scholarship from London Metropolitan University.
It was dawn on Sunday, July 10, and the scene that met the devotees who rushed to the scrub jungle on the river-bank sent chilling fear up their spine. Right before their eyes, a leopard with its jaws clamped over the bloodied neck of 31-year-old Krishnapulle Chandrakumari .......
By the 10th century AC (After Christ), the Anuradhapura kingdom began to
disintegrate due to
internal conflicts and South Indian invasions. During the reign of King Mahinda V (982 – 1029 AC) the kingdom ended with an invasion by the Cholas.
Breast milk is the ideal and complete meal for an infant. Sri Lankan statistics show that almost all mothers initiate breastfeeding for their children and 76 babies out of 100 get breast milk until completion of six months. However, 15 babies out of 100 do not get their first feed within half to one hour of birth.