“If one is to truly fathom the value of independence, it is essential to understand the pain of being oppressed and subservient, in the face of a foreign power. This is why we are grateful to all our heroes who sacrificed their lives to restore and sustain our nation’s independence.
“This year, we celebrate 70 years of independence from colonial rule. It is an occasion for us to remember that we were only able to achieve Independence with the participation of all communities coming together towards a common goal,” states Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in an Independence Day message.
Rich forest, fresh mountain air. The Seethawaka Wet zone Botanical Gardens is a nature’s bounty nestled in the outskirts of lush Avissawella.
The rich 40-year-old history of the Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year contest has given that much-needed inspiration and motivation to the country’s budding schoolboy cricketers to extend their playing careers beyond school level.
CHITTAGONG, Saturday - Sri Lanka reduced Bangladesh to 81-3 at stumps on the fourth day after declaring their first innings on 713-9 in the opening Test at Chittagong on Saturday.
Malaysia on Friday banned "Padmaavat", a Bollywood epic that has enraged Hindu radicals in India, saying that it portrayed Islam in a bad light.
Many film critics in Sri Lanka, including Ciril B. Perera, have mentioned Wasantha Obeysekera, Dharmasena Pathiraja and myself as filmmakers of the left-wing. Now, Wasantha and Pathiraja are no more. They have gone forever and will never come back.
The word connectivity has become a staple in our day to day conversations, especially in relation to the phone, laptop, or any kind of gadget that requires the internet. We’ve all experienced the frustration of having poor connectivity or slow internet, which has the power to flip the anger switch in most of us. Sensing our frustration, these gadgets prolong our agony by refusing to either connect or working so slowing they seem to be mocking our inability to deal with life without them.