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Wednesday, 26 September 2012






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THOUGHT for the Day

Every patient carries her or his own doctor inside
                             -  Albert Schweitzer


SWRD Bandaranaike - a political assessment

In the early hours of the morning of September 26, 1959, S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike, the then Prime Minister, was assassinated by a monk, Talduwe Somarama. With this event, perhaps a new political culture of assassinations emerged in Sri Lanka's political horizon.

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The Human Dimension

Oh,  to listen to the language the way it was meant to be spoken...

Like most of my generation, I am an avid fan of the chart topper period drama 'Downton Abbey' which chronicles the lives of Lord Grantham and his family living at the stately home Downton Abbey during the early part of the 20th century.

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Individual effort is paramount in conserving the environment

Most environmentalists believe that the positive attitudes and opinions towards the environment are strongly connected to eco-friendly behaviour and actions. Though it has been debated whether awareness affects attitude or attitude affects awareness, it is important to note that after developing an attitude, the awareness in terms of recognizing and observing different things about the topic comes into picture. This is especially valid for a country like ours where environmental issues are increasingly gaining understanding,

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Eric Swan - daring wildlife photographer

Exactly 61 years ago on September 18, 1951, Eric Swan was killed by a wild elephant while he was photographing. Being a student of Lionel Wendt, he was a well-known wildlife photographer at the time. His exhibitions in our country and abroad were very popular.

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