Sri Lanka won the cricket World Cup once, but never again. We started down the slippery slope almost the morning after we had reached the zenith of achievement. That was
The two opposing “camps” at the next presidential election are yet to clearly emerge with their candidates. The most probable “camps” are the “Rajapaksa” camp and that led by the UNP as UNF once again or something similar.
The 05 major crude oil importers in 2018 were China, US, India, Japan and South Korea. All with huge populations and with mega cities linked through not just people commuting, but with heavy “on road transport” as well.
It is generally assumed we have passed the stone age, the bronze age, the iron age, the industrial age and the space age. After a breathtaking dive into the digital age, we are well on our way to the age of automation and artificial intelligence.
"I take upon myself the rule of training to abstain from taking the life of living beings.”- The First Precept
Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a “Theocratic State” as a "government of a state by immediate divine guidance or by officials who are regarded as divinely guided."
The wounds inflicted upon the body politic by the Easter Sunday bombings continue to fester and become more poisonous.
In the aftermath of the Easter terror attacks, the role and intervention of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has assumed added significance, as the country battles old demons and faces new uncertainties. met the Chairperson of the HRCSL, well-known academic and activist Dr. Deepika Udagama, for an in-depth look at the myriad challenges facing the country.