An image makeover: New face of India Inc.
The Left parties changed their position on
private investment under Basus chief ministership in West Bengal. In
a recent interview, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb
Bhattacharjee expressed a view which can only be regarded as heresy
by a genuine Marxist. ‘Private capital is the only way forward,’ he
The origin of life in the universe
The sudden emergence of matter, space, time and
energy, pointed to the need for some kind of transcendence. He said
“It was my science that drove me to the conclusion that the world is
much more complicated than can be explained by science. It is only
through the supernatural that I can understand the mystery of
Edward Henry Pedris: his untimely death forged the way to
To safeguard the rights privileges and practices
of Buddhists, the Convention of 1815 had been signed between the
British and the Chief of the Kandyan Kingdom. The policy of the
local authorities had been not to obstruct religious processions or
Peraheras but to regulate them so as not to interfere with the
worship of other religions.
Colonial mentality lingers on
Royal College, Majestic City, Regal Cinema,
Empire Bakery, the Monarch, Prince Charles Court the list of Sri
Lankan institutions and buildings suggesting titillating regal
connections is truly impressive.