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THE DECEPTIVE GREENER PASTURES OF HOUSEMAIDS

Will Shanthi’s mysterious death end this exploitation? Fifty-one year old Kusum Shanthi, a... 


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CELEBRATION OF “Deepavali”

Hindus throughout the world celebrate Deepavali festival to get their spiritual needs fulfilled... 


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WHAT’S SCHOOL HOMEWORK OF ANY KIND WORTH?

Studies have shown that homework is no guarantee of improved performance at school. While elsewhere... 


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Dr. Lily De Silva, Professor Emerita : A great scholar in Pali and Buddhism

 I wish to write this message with profound grief and deep sympathies on account of the passing... 


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Different political effects in Past & present

he police had incurred blame on the excessive use of force in the past to disperse and to control... 


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AIDS is out there

   UNAIDS to commemorate World AIDS Day In an attempt to arrest the transmission of... 


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IT WAS HARD TO RESIST THE LURE OF MANGOES

Indunil’s fate: was it lack of vigilance or just bad luck?  As it was a Poya Day and... 


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LG polls: UNP distraught over ward demarcation, in predicament to foster party unity

The local authorities’ election, tipped to be conducted in March next year, would hold political... 


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Constitutional changes: We cannot just be bystanders

“The greatest threat to our Constitution is our own ignorance of it.” - Jacob F. Roecker Change:... 


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The big and the powerful get their way

The war against the LTTE ended several years ago when the armed forces of Sri Lanka crushed the... 


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