President Mahinda Rajapaksa in track bottoms trying his foot at soccer along with Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage and others during the fun and games time at the workshop for ministers and UPFA MPs at the
Diyatalawa military academy. Pic by Sudath Silva
Labour unions are threatening to pull out of the National Labour Advisory Council (NLAC) next month if the government fails to implement proposals governing contract work, which has been endorsed by all stakeholders.
Coke and PepsiCo Inc. must adjust the formula of their caramel colour so they don't have to label their products with a cancer warning to comply with California regulations.
The changes have already been made for drinks sold in California and the companies said the alterations will be expanded nationally to streamline their manufacturing processes.
It seems like we have been listening to them for years, but in fact the Lanerolle brothers began their partnership just three years ago. But Rohan and Ishan have earned such a loyal following that their anniversary concert, The De Lanerolle Brothers: Live III, on March 3 at the Waters Edge drew over 500 guests and was sold out within 24 hours.
Problem! A problem has no shape, but has its own dimensions. In the animal kingdom they have their own inbuilt parameters to cope and deal with the problems and the humans have to use their own ingenuity to create and solve their own kind of problems.
Inspired and led by the excellent guidance of the’ Mahinda Chinthana Idiridekma”, one of the major programs proposed by Hon. Minister S.B.Dissanayake is “Professional Graduates” which is aimed at improving the employability of Sri Lankan graduates.
Awards, accolades and ceremonies across the country marked International Women's Day last Thursday - in some cases mere token gestures. Is it adequate to honour and place on centre-stage Sri Lanka's women on just one day of the year or should there be more serious thought given more consistently to the due role they should be playing, alongside the menfolk?
The SOS message arrived after Sri Lanka's 52-member delegation -- which was a heavy burden on the country's purse -- returned to Colombo early this week from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) sessions in Geneva.
The continued shrill beating of the nationalist drum in regard to the resolution tabled this week before the United Nations Human Rights Council by the United States of America, calling on Sri Lanka to set a time frame for the implementation of the recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), is stupendously counterproductive.
Princess Mahabiso Bandara got the kingship for her grandson, Nikapitiya Bandara.
He was a close relative of King Rajasinghe too and so had a claim to the throne. Manamperuma, who had a hidden agenda, liked this appointment.