Archive for March 13th, 2011

Schooling in Sri Lanka & debate on extending school hours

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Shenali Waduge It should come as no surprise when Sri Lanka’s politicians blurt out policies without much thought or without discussion & it is a main reason for most of us to feel dejected by how our education system is being administered. Sri Lanka’s education system has unfortunately been in the hands of most who […]

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The Travels of a Journalist—61–British Columbians forget Dickens while naming spots honoring Britons

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

By Shelton A. Gunaratne ©2011 Professor of mass communications [email protected] Minnesota State University Moorhead “Dickens” is a small (84-block) neighborhood in east Vancouver, British Columbia. The neighborhood extends from East 12th Avenue (north boundary) to King Edward/ East 25th Avenue (south boundary); and from Fraser Street (west) to Knight Street (east). Kingsway runs diagonally through […]

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Sterilization is not the solution for stray dog explosion

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

By Dr. Mrs. Mareena Thaha Reffai  Dehiwela. Reference to the article captioned Humane approach to reining stray dog explosion in The Island, March 12, 2011, Rachel Proby and Geraldine Bouvry, we have to realize this is a major problem. Th article says ”  in as little as six years a single pair of dogs can […]

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