The Sunday Times
ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday September 30, 2007
Vol. 42 - No 18
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Power of protection ADVERTISTMENTS
The law is in place and a pioneering one at that. Whereas earlier it was considered a hush-hush issue, a strictly “family affair” now it is being discussed openly, with the law being weighted on the side of the hapless victim. Domestic violence has been in times past swept under the bedroom carpet, with even the victims not acknowledging that there was a problem and assuming that maybe it was what they deserved.
Not stinking garbage
Some 140 km south of Colombo is the picturesque Weligama bay, with countless fishing canoes floating on clear blue water that seems to glitter in the midday sun. The air is pleasantly warm and cool at the same time and there is a feeling of serenity all round. Yet, a mere few hundred metres away from this pretty picture is a sight one would hardly associate with serenity: a garbage dump.
Away on an atoll - Resort report
“But isn’t the Maldives expensive?” ask potential visitors when they consider a holiday in Sri Lanka’s neighbouring island nation. No, it’s not - if you stay at a resort like Chaaya Lagoon Hakura Huraa, the unique, all-inclusive resort run by the John Keells Holdings Group, one of Sri Lanka’s largest companies.The Sri Lankan influence is immediately ......
Lanka’s ozone award
When “Ozone-friendly”, “CFC free” labels started to appear in the early ’90s on products such as refrigerators, to many, it seemed just another marketing strategy, but in fact, these “ozone-friendly” alternatives may save lives. Skin cancer, cataracts and problems in the immune system are some of the effects of exposure to dangerous Ultra Violet (UV) rays that penetrate Ozone Holes in the atmosphere.

Letters to the editor
  Honorary doctors only bring dishonour to us
  What's an ant in the ear got to do with an E.C.G.?
  Why are we treated like this?
  Llewellyn Kulasekere
  Laal Bertram Wickramasinghe
  Harold Herat
  Ranjit Sri Nissanka
  Stroll through Sevilla - Exclusive to The Sunday Times
  KumbukRiver vies for top slot in Oscars for travel and tourism
  Living amidst debris once again
  71 and still yearning to learn
  It's a tough job but rewarding
  A good laugh under the stars
  A solo show at Colombo
  Come, listen to a sea of voices
  Intimate monologues
  Rohan's works at Theertha
People and events
  All night long and more
  Who’s the most photogenic?
  Variety in Vogue
  Awareness programmes to mark World Heart Day
  A heartfelt contribution from Gateway College charity walk
  Rohan gives New Yorkers an evening of music
  Celebrating World Children's Day
  A play on the plight of journalists

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