Archive for April 10th, 2018

A perfect storm

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Editorial Courtesy The Island April 10, 2018, 9:28 pm The Joint Opposition (JO) is bragging that it has caused extensive damage to the yahapalana government with its no-faith motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Its ill-conceived move to oust the PM was born out of pure political adventurism. The abortive attempt has, however, yielded some results […]

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The Human Mind

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge  There is a popular notion that states – As humans we live in our Minds.  Mind has been variously defined as that which is responsible for one’s thoughts and feelings, the seat of the faculty of reason or the aspect of intellect and consciousness experienced as combinations of thought, perception, memory, […]

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An extract from the final Chapter of the Book ‘ Malabar and the Portuguese’ by K.M. Panikkar

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

K. M. PANIKKAR “An influential school of history holds that the benefits, that India has received from the direct contact with Europe, are of such a nature that, in spite of all their faults, the Portuguese should be considered as the pioneers of civilisation and as the forerunners of the British Empire. It may be permitted however, to ques- tion […]

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SriLankan Democracy in Peril

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Kanthar Balanathan DipEE(UK), GradCert(RelEng-Monash), DipBus&Adm(Finance-Massey), CEng. MIEE  Australia Since 2015, people of SriLanka have perceived that the democracy that triumphed from 2004 to 2015 has weakened & shrunken as a result of a few politicians, taking the law into their own hand as if the country is their own, not being patriotic. This creates a […]

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Buddhist monk Ven. Ahangama Thero who campaigned for welfare of animals passes away

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Shenali D Waduge It is unfortunate that we gather to remember & honor people when they are no more. It is only upon the passing away of Most Venerable Ahangama Ananda Nayaka Thera, the Chief Incumbent of Sri Vijayaramaya, Wellawatte that his meritorious acts are being shared among all those who are unware. This picture […]

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