A young girl showing her sacrificial chicken to a child on the way for the highly-controversial mass sacrifice of hundreds of goats and chickens at the Badrakali Amman Kovil at Munneswaram.
Pic by Hiran Priyankara Jayasinghe
MAS Fabric Park (MFP) in Thulhiriya was almost an abandoned property since 2003. It was started as State owned Thulhiriya Textile Mill in 1968 and later was privatized to Bombay Dyne in 1980 and later to Kabool Lanka in 1980 till 2003. This 165 acre green commercial property was rescued by MAS Holdings to set up Lanka’s first green fabric park.
A large majority of respondents to a Business Times (BT) poll this week sent out a clear “NO’ message on the government’s latest attempt to change the constitution to allow a President to serve more than two terms.
The Colombo University's MBA programme for its 4th Semester introduces 'International Marketing' as one of marketing subjects. Students following this programme are required to make a group presentation on this particular subject area.
The Sri Lankans put the record straight after a few losses by thrashing the Indians by 74 runs to win the Micromax Cup at Dambulla last evening.
This comprehensive win was setup by the batsmen-Jayawardena, Dilshan and Sangakkara who put the game beyond India’s reach by some scintillating batting. 300 under lights was never on, especially by a team whose batting was their Achilles heel.
I thought I must write to you after hearing that you and your party would be supporting Mahinda maama. Of course, knowing you and knowing Mahinda maama, this does not surprise me but then, all this sounds a little bit funny, considering what you have been saying in the recent past.
Depicting a great personality like Mother Teresa and her love and compassion for humanity by way of pen and ink is not easy. But up to the task was Lankan artist Athula Siriwardane who was chosen to illustrate in comic form a biography of this beatified saviour of the poor and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Hambantota has been in the news in recent weeks. The
filling of sea water to the newly built port drew massive crowds to Hambantota. Several other
development projects are
underway in this town in the deep South. These include an
international cricket stadium and an international airport.