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Casinos: Cusp of a new era

No Sri Lankan President has ever won an election on the back of a campaign promoting the vices entrenched in society. Mahinda Rajapaksa assumed power in 2005 in fact vowing to rid the country of liquor, cigarettes and narcotics through a state-backed temperance programme. The Government’s ‘Mathata Thitha’ initiative had…



From poets’ muse  to principal in Jaffna

From poets’ muse to principal in Jaffna

In February 1917, William Butler Yeats received a letter from a close female friend living in Ceylon and wept after reading its contents. “Last December I became an…

Letters to the editor

Violence and election law violations are here to stay The campaigning for the recent Provincial Council elections ran true to form. The usual poster and cut-out wars, other…


My father, the dedicated surgeon | Dr. N.A.J. Niles My brothers, Rajeswaran, Jayantha and I write these words of appreciation of our late dearly beloved father, to mark his…

Bringing back a smile to their faces

She takes a few careful steps forward and lets out a happy squeal, as the onlookers cheer her on. Eleven-year-old Prabhani Vithanage is beaming. Before her, clad in…

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Funday Times

Nrithya Samarppnam

Nrithya Samarppnam

The Nithya Kalai Kaveri Centre for Fine Arts, which trains a rising number of students in…

Kids’ World

Fun Maths and Science

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Sunday Times 2

Fashion show to feature trends through the ages

Fashion show to feature trends through the ages

The much awaited fashion show – ‘XXV by Johann’ on Tuesday, October 22 at the Hilton…

CHOGM: Our guests

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Parents, you’re not alone

Parents, you’re not alone

It is poya and as white-clad devotees walk sedately up Athugala in Kurunegala to offer flowers…

Rotablator, the calcium build-up buster

Tackle hair loss head on

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