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Saturday, 24 April 2010






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THOUGHT for the Day

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves. - Helen Keller


Social democrat, appointed Speaker

Chamal Rajapaksa was born on October 30, 1942. It was poet Panditharatna Amarasena of Beligalle who named the baby, Chamal. He entered ‘Little Flower’ Convent in Tangalle at the age of three and stayed there until he was taken to the convent at Matara. From a very young age he was trained to attend to his personal needs in an orderly manner, without depending on others.

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The Morning Inspection - Malinda

On post-election ululations

Whenever I came across a word I didn’t know the meaning of, my father would say ‘check in the dictionary’. My Vice Principal, E.C. Gunasekara was like that. He would pick a word that a student has just used and ask him to give a definition. He would then pick a word from the definition offered and ask for its meaning. At some point the student would trip and he would then tell him to check the definition in the Concise Oxford Dictionary, a key element of the torture instruments at his disposal.

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On My Watch - Luclen Rajakarunanayake

New challenges before 14th Parliament

The main focus of the 14th Parliament which met for the first time on April 22, will be to take up the task of constitutional change which is vital for the progress of politics and good governance in the country, especially in charting a course for national reconciliation and inclusive development; face up to the issues of Human Rights and the reforms necessary in the area of Fundamental Rights to make democracy more meaningful to the people, seek new paths of progress for the media, while protecting the right of free expression as required to serve the needs of a democratic society, and also move towards making Sri Lanka a more humane society

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