“Thaaththa,” Bindu Udagedera asked, “what is all this excitement about the big match?”
“What big match are you referring to?” Bindu’s father Percy was puzzled, “I thought big matches were played at the beginning of the year…”
The trade deficit is rising to alarming proportions this year. In the first half of this year the trade deficit grew to US$ 4250 million. This is larger than the trade deficit of US$ 3122 million for the full year in 2009 and is as much as 82 per cent of the large trade deficit of US$ 5205 million in 2010.
There is an unbearably laconic flavour to the way in which this Government treats Sri Lanka’s Constitution, the law and mandatory legal conditions. In recent days, this unhappy fact has been emphasized even more obviously than in the past.
A visit to the Law College in Hulftsdorp not only made President Mahinda Rajapaksa nostalgic but also recall his student days as a member of the 100th intake.
After a brief ceremony where he was conferred the title "Voharadithipathi," he took a walk around the College
With the campaign for the Colombo Municipal Council election gathering momentum, the subject of land acquisitions and sales in Colombo has rather unexpectedly hijacked the debate. The media attention on this issue was probably not in the UPFA’s campaign script.
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