They called him ‘The Kumanator’ - whether it was figuring out how to cook a giant ostrich egg or making a Lebanese baklava without a recipe, Kumar Pereira was your man. When the genial 62-year-old became the oldest competitor ever to make it into the top 12 of Masterchef, Australia, he did more than break the age barrier – he transcended it.
Commonwealth leaders were told today that their summit risked being labelled a failure if they ignored proposals to adopt "meaningful" reforms, including taking a much tougher stand on human rights abuses.
Watching the Lankans playing today is like a travel down memory lane. Yes, even thirty years ago when they were initially given the green light to play along with the big boys in the park in 1982, Sri Lankan cricket was good.
The repeated endorsement now comes with Maliban SMART Cream Crackers is Maliban SMART Cream Crackers winning the Prestigious GOLD Award for Turnaround Brand of the year at SLIM (Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing) Brand Excellence 2011 and thus there is all the reasons for the Maliban Marketing Team to celebrate with the Brand Loyal Consumers whom Maliban considers “The King”.
Talking is one thing, but internationalising such talks is something that a country with even a modicum of self-respect cannot agree to. A Tamil National Alliance delegation is holding talks with top United States administration officials in Washington and its travel itinerary includes visits to Canada and Britain.
Attention will now centre not only on the next Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) meeting in Hambantota in 2013. More importantly, it will also be on the final report of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission due within the next two weeks.
In these most heated debates on accountability in Sri Lanka, some truths are more self evident than others. While all previous administrations nervously tiptoed around questions of accountability and only displayed one or two prosecutions as best practices, this Government delights in showing its total contempt towards even minimum adherence.
The most recent “surgical” first in Sri Lanka to hit the headlines is a liver transplant from a live donor just weeks ago. Skilled surgeons, modern technology and well-equipped hospitals are prerequisites to perform complex surgery in this advanced 21st century.
The picturesque beaches around the coast of Sri Lanka are some of the valuable natural resources we
possess. The gorgeous beaches in the East coast are amongst the best
tourist attractions.They are also very popular holiday destinations of the local holiday-makers as well.
The Australian College of Business & Technology (ACBT) is Sri Lanka's leading Australian education institute with over 13 years of unblemished track record in the sphere of private education in the country. Since its inception in the year 1998, the college has evolved as the undisputed leader in the provision of quality Australian education in Sri Lanka.