S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole, one of the three members of the Election Commission of Sri Lanka, which played a vital role in the recently concluded elections, agreed to discuss some of the questionable areas relating to the commission’s role...
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing recently welcomed a new President - Mr. Suranjith Swaris, Business & Marketing Consultant for Bellose Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, Bluetown Real Estate and Ogabo Global Perfumery, and the Director of Care Belle International...
Q: We heard a lot about Sri Lanka and the Tamils in the past. Is the conflict over?
Well, certainly the armed conflict is over. But the diplomatic struggle to find a permanent political solution to the long standing ethnic conflict and to find justi..
Firon, a resident of Homagama, currently works as a human rights activist along with Young Out Here. Firon initially declared his sexuality to his schoolmates. He explained: “It was during my O/Levels that I told my schoolmates that I was gay. They..
Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) is one of the leading trade unions in Sri Lanka. The association, which is quite proactive, has been praised and sometimes criticized by medical community.
Isuru Parakrama, a 27-year-old from Mirigama, works as a new media journalist for a news portal. Advocating for the LGBT community and creating awareness – be it on the street or through his articles published online – Isuru takes his activism ve..
The Avant Garde Security Service, founded as a land security service and expanded into international oceanic security service, is a local company that came to international limelight as a security service. Accordingly, various conversations regarding..
Chandika Hathurusingha cut short his stint as head coach of the Bangladesh cricket team last year, in order to take up the head coach position in his native Sri Lanka. At the end of his first seven months in the job, ESPNcricinfo talks to him about h..
Strikes are not a new experience to Sri Lankans. Each year, at least two-three strikes are launched in Sri Lankan hospitals. It is the general public who experience difficulties due to these strikes. Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) ..
When the Co-Cabinet Spokesperson Rajitha Senarathna said that there is nothing wrong in declaring May 18th as a national day of genocide, the media opposed. Rajitha Senarathna was accused of belittling war victories.
Three years after he was swept out of office, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka’s former President, thinks he is in with a chance to return to power. Last month, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), the party loyal to him, made a stunning comeback wi..
Thirty years of war ended by opening the platform for a dialogue on national unity. But, that opportunity has not been made use of, as evidenced by the recent incidents in Kandy, that ended with the loss of a couple more lives.
Airport and Aviation Services Executive Director Johanne Jayaratne says plans are underway to double the passenger and cargo handling capacity at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) at Katunayake. Here are excerpts of the interview with him:..
These days, it's a popular subject in the field of sports, the National Olympic Committee. The reason for the resumption of the NOC's official election is again. Almost all National Sports Associations are competing to represent the National Olympic ..
Though the Right to Information spells power, the RTI Act has been viewed with much cynicism and suspicion. Thus it was struggling since 2003 and even before to make its entrance notes Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena. She, speaking to Sunday Island of the ..