CKDU the silent killer !!People are dying like flies in so many Districts due to CKDU and the Govt. of Mahinda Rajapakse continues to fart about it!Time for action, even though it is about 10 years too late, exactly the time this Govt. has been in power. Since the day they came into power promising the subsidized artificial and highly ...

As the caption headline in today’s Huffington Post showed “Unsustainable Wealth Gap Undermining the US” it is clear that the renewed vigor with which the US economy is growing does not reflect in an increase in real wages of the working Americans. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/08/wealth-gap_n_5783550.htmlAccording to this study of 2000 Harvard University Alumni, it illustrates the importance of an improvement in real ...

For a thriving democracy – so says the respected elder statesman of Journalism Gamini Weerakoon in his weekly column last Sunday.http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2014/08/31/nonsensical-election-debating/ What he has missed out is that there is such a thing BUT IT DOES NOT GET AN AIRING ANYWHERE!It is due to the FEAR of the PEOPLE to publish and permit the opposition space. I was informing a ...

In the midst of the series of Minneriya Army Camps dotted along the road, a few years ago a new complex was built which included a swimming pool, a alcohol serving PUB some rooms for guests to stay, and two shop fronts that were rented out to Perera and Sons and Singer company. I believe this is on state land, ...

The Mervin de Silva Journalist of the year award, and the BA Siriwardena columnist of the year – English was won by Dharisha Bastians of the Daily FT.http://www.ft.lk/2014/08/06/daily-fts-dharisha-wins-coveted-journalist-of-the-year-award/She is a deserving winner of both awards for her no nonsense reporting and fearless analysis of her interpretation of events, whether readers agree with her point of view or not. She is ...

Not only is a Corrupt Cabal of Cynical, Croni Capitalists at the helm of this Country, but they have ensured that even as our representatives overseas, their tentacles are firmly dug in deep around the world, to throttle a nation with a vice like grip, from which a whole Country will take a generation to recover from. http://www.asianmirror.lk/news/item/2549-anura-kumara-dissanayake-says-an-invisible-hand-is-directing-foreign-affairs http://www.dailynews.lk/?q=local/jvp-approved-dpl-postshttp://www.sundayti

I was having a general chat yesterday with an undergraduate at the Kaleniya Campus, who is studying for an accountancy degree, and at the same time working in an Accountancy firm as an Audit Clerk about what he expects for a future here in the profession and beyond.I shall note the issues in point form so that any commentators can ...

The Politicians have basically fooled this Country over 66 plus years of rule by our own kind! It is we who have allowed this wholesale victimization of the Citizen. So where MUST we start.For starters DO NOT INVITE ANY POLITICIAN TO ANY EVENT. IF THERE ARE ANY POLITICIANS LEAVE! Only then will they at least attempt to gain the people’s ...

With 2 million Sri Lankans overseas, we must lay down what the obligations are of the state that is Sri Lanka towards them under different circumstances and where they seek help, how we deal with them.Firstly it is the people who remit money back to Sri Lanka who have single handedly kept this economy afloat for the past 10 years. ...

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