The Intelligentsia, National Unity and Peace
MAHINDA CHINTANA starts with “wisdom and virtue
are essential for the physical development of a person”. There is
every indication in this statement that the President is placing his
trust in the intelligentsia of the country.
Struggle to rid the colonial legacy
BRITISH rule ended in 1948. The Sri Lankan
repertoire of coping with the legacy left by the “Nation of Shop
Keepers” took its toll, since the day the burgeoning empire builders
were at out door-step. Shopkeeping was not our forte.
Intense battle for Wanni enters decisive phase
Strategic LTTE positions fall into hands of
THE long awaited battle to capture the Wanni has
now reached a decisive phase with key positions of the LTTE falling
into the hands of the Security Forces both in Mannar and Vavuniya
fronts this week.