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Rose in Haggala garden Picture by Dehan Dissanayake

Thought for the Day

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
- Calvin Coolidge


Human Rights in Sri Lanka:

Facts vs Fiction

THE Sri Lankan Government recognises that in some areas human rights situation needs to be addressed, and strengthened and it has sought assistance for the same. Unfortunately, such requests have often been ignored, whilst the whole debate has turned into a no holds barred attack in which every possible allegation is flung at the Government and its agencies.

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Mahinda Chinthana: Path to build family, village and country

The Government’s sole intention is to bring a political solution to this problem as soon as possible. That is why President Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed the APRC to obtain the views of all political parties and reach a common consensus on this issue. However, the UNP has a hidden political agenda.

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A landing like no other

On the morning of March 26, for a group of 11 journalists including this correspondent and two crew members on board a hot air balloon, it was indeed an experience of not only a land like no other from the skies 100 meters above the ground but also proved to be a case of “a landing like no other”.

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Gamin Gamata - Presidential Community & Welfare Service
Ceylinco Banyan Villas

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