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Beautiful Sri Lanka

A cyprus tree in Haggala Garden Picture by L.D. Ariyaratne

Thought for the Day

A winner is someone who recognises his God-given talents, works to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals. Larry Bird


The nation needs a forward march

Our society stands divided both racially and politically. The major political parties have experienced cracks. Political disunity thwarts the forward march of the nation. Therefore, we must recognize the immediate danger posed by fragmentation of political parties.

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Development financing still gender-blind

When the U.N.'s Economic and Social Council held a special high-level meeting to discuss the new challenges facing the international community, the focus was largely on the credit crisis, rising commodity prices, declining development aid and the devastating impact of climate change on developing nations.

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Looking ahead with SriLankan

When President Mahinda Rajapaksa, at his recent meeting with the staff of SriLankan Airlines advised them :for a country which has overcome such significant and burning issues and political challenges, winning the SriLankan Airlines battle and making it a vibrant and profitable business venture, should not be an arduous task, provided you all rally round the management and accept full responsibility of your duties, he made a very important statement.

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Carefree under the sheltering sky 

Gamin Gamata - Presidential Community & Welfare Service
Ceylinco Banyan Villas

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