Mentor Resources names Sri Lankan scientist as ‘International Mentor of the Year’

Apr 07, San Francisco: Mentor Resources, the global mentoring authority has named Sri Lankan-born scientist Dr. Binodh DeSilva as the International Mentor of the Year. The esteemed International Mentor of the Year Award has been given to Dr. Binodh DeSilva, Head of Analytical and Bioanalytical Operations, Research and Development at Bristol-Myers Squibb for her dedication […]
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Sri Lanka, Pakistan underline need to further strengthen historical ties

June 08, Colombo: While continuing to nurture the friendly relations, Sri Lanka and Pakistan will take measures to further strengthen the historical ties between the two countries, the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said today. Welcoming the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of Pakistan Army, General Raheel Sharif, who is on an official visit to […]
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Fonseka granted full presidential pardon

Former Army Commander and Leader of the Democratic Party (DP) Sarath Fonseka has been granted a full presidential pardon by President Maithripala Sirisena, according to the Presidential Media Unit. Accordingly, Fonseka has been acquitted of all charges and granted complete amnesty. President Sirisena has granted the presidential pardon through powers vested in him under Article […]
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Sri Lankan President asks people to take a correct decision at the election

Jan 02 2015, Colombo: Faced with defections of his government ministers to the opposition, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has asked the public to take a correct decision at this election for the sovereignty of the country. Addressing several election campaign rallies in Dehiaththakandiya and Girandurukotte areas in the Uva province the President said that […]
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Signs of war slowly being erased, but not the scars – Al Jazeerah

Al Jazeerah has published an indepth article about the signs of war in Sri Lanka. Here are some excerpts JAFFNA, Sri Lanka — Along the major roads of northern Sri Lanka, the signs of 26 years of war between the mostly Hindu Tamil separatists and the Sinhalese Buddhist-dominated government are slowly being erased. Once-bombed-out roads […]
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Do we need a street address – Philip Revatha (Ray) Wijewardene

Do we need a street address? Editors note: Philip Revatha (Ray) Wijewardene (1924 – 2010) was an extraordinary Sri Lankan. Educated at two of the most prestigious universities in the world (Cambridgeand Harvard), he excelled in many different areas of human endeavour: agriculture, aviation, engineering design, inventions, renewable energy technologies and water sports. For more information, please […]
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Shelton ranaraja

courageous politician with enlightened principles The demise of Shelton Ranaraja on August 11th 2011 takes away from Sri Lanka a distinguished member of a dwindling species –Principled political leaders. The former MP for Senkadagala and deputy minister for Justice was a courageous politician with enlightened principles. It is indeed a rare politician who   is prepared […]
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