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The Kotmale Reservoir built in 1985 holds a capacity of 174 million cubic metres of water. But during the drought as experienced these days the water level drops to a mere 675 metres. At such times villages, temples and human habitations that went under water make their rare appearance reminding all of a nostalgic past. Here the ruins of the famous Kadadora temple which was similarly submerged, reappears. Picture by Sudam Gunasinghe

THOUGHT for the Day

If we guarantee employment for some, we jeopardize employment for everyone.
- Albert Dunlap


Election victory paves way for implementation of Mahinda Chintana Idiri Dekma policies:

Opposition no challenge to UPFA

In an interview with Daily News SLFP General Secretary and Agriculture and Mahaveli Development Minister Maithripala Sirisena said the UPFA does not have a challenge from the Opposition political parties at the upcoming Parliamentary election. He was hopeful that the SLFP led UPFA would win a sufficient number of seats in Parliament to continue the dynamic development program started under the Mahinda Chinthana policy of President Mahinda Rajapaksa

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The 'Nommara Eké UNP Kaaraya'

It's a nice tagline isn't it? Sorry, we are talking about the UNP of 2010, I almost forgot. A correction is therefore in order: 'It would have been a brilliant line 30 years ago'. Thirty years? Yes, it's been that long since people didn't have to feel shy about admitting to being a UNPer.

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Continuing JVP fear psychosis series - Part IX :

End of the road for JVP’s serial killer

‘Gamini’, the JVP serial killer had, many years ago, applied to join the Army Volunteer Force and had received a letter calling for him to be present at an interview. But, he was unable to do so, as he was at the time in Police custody at Horana, his native abode.

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