Doctors at a protest in Colombo. (Reuters Photo)
Not just for the media, everything else in this country needs to be regulated, said chairman of Sri Lanka Foundation Saman Athaudahetti.
Tomorrow, the 26th of June, my father will turn 86. He’s not in the best of health and is in no condition to celebrate. My mother, brothers and perhaps some close relatives and friends will be there to wish him. I will be a few hours late. By the time I reach home from the airport he is likely to be asleep. That kills me because my father would always be a few hours early for my birthday and those of my brothers.
Hollywood film director James Cameron, who directed the 1997 movie Titanic, has told the BBC the team who built the submersible which imploded with the loss of five lives had "cut corners".
As the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session is scheduled to discuss Sri Lanka’s human rights record on Wednesday (21), war-affected Tamils warn the UN body not to be deceived again by the tales of the government about land forcefully occupied by the security forces.
Due to the present economic upheaval, there have been numerous stories that have been recorded in the local press related to children leaving schools islandwide. This situation has emerged due to the inability of parents to cater to the high cost of education for their children. This trend has reached damaging proportions in the upcountry areas.
Sri Lankan floral company Lassana.com (Pvt.) Ltd. will pilot an innovative agribusiness model with a three-pronged approach to reduce the cost of climate adaptation technologies and post-harvest losses in vegetable farming using a grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
It is people who litter the city. These folks rise in the dawn and clean that litter. Thanks to their toil, people can stride in a city devoid of the stink and mess of garbage with pride.