There are two schools of thought here: natural law and legal positivism. Those who profess natural law argue that the link between law and morality is incontrovertible and inextricable.  In other words, the relationship is not contingent.  by Dr. Ruwantissa Abeyratne       The fundamental basis of this nation’s laws was given to...
This really is the problem. The government is clumsy. It tries to give us water and then spoils it all by sending decent Sinhalese workers who cannot communicate with us. by S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole ( June 4, 2018, Jaffna, Sri Lanka Guardian) I am at home quite flustered. About 45...
    Climbing Sri Pada April 2017 If you ever travel the Hill Country of Sri Lanka during the national holiday, do NOT take the train unless you have booked a seat ahead or you only go for a short ride! If you’re travelling for more than 2 hours, then take the bus!...
 Sri Lanka has a long military history going back many thousands of years. The Army has most often been deployed in rescue operations, relief from floods and of course two insurrections. by Victor Cherubim  ( November 18, 2017, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) To dare to write about the state of affairs...
Sri Lanka is yet to improve the state policies on economic diplomacy, and the country needs to empower its skillful people for a long-term development plan design based on the reality of today’s world by Nilantha Ilangamuwa ( September 23, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) What we need today is a...
by M. C. Rasmin ( April 28,2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Tamil print Media is widely polarized in line with minority politics, ethnicity and religion. With very few exceptions, it has certainly failed to evolve as a successful enterprise too. No doubt it has an extensive history and potential in...
I listened to part of Trump’s UN speech this morning. I was so embarrassed for him and for my country that I had to turn it off. by Paul Craig Roberts ( September 19, 2017, Washington DC, Sri Lanka Guardian) I listened to part of Trump’s UN speech this morning. I...
Israeli intelligence developed modern operational mechanism and professional security approach, while Palestine’s intelligence remained without ambition-lacking a positive national security approach. by Musa Khan Jalalzai ( September 18, 2017, Islamabad, Sri Lanka Guardian) In 1990s, Israeli and Palestinian intelligence agencies facilitated series of peace talks to end the decades-long-war in Middle...
Menaka Pieris getting ready for new life Teledrama actress Menaka Pieris and teleactor Ranil Kulasingha appeared for photos recently at their engagement. Seen above are their photos
  Although we left Kandalama at 8.30 am it still took us till 4pm to get to the Mount Lavinia Hotel in Colombo. The distances do not look huge on the map but roadworks, traffic and the usual dogs,cows, buses etc make the journey longer. Our driver has been fantastic...
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