Seminar on Quarantine Procedures..........on Exports & Imports



Jaffna judge, policeman, 1983 & humanity



A heartrending video is circulating in social media of a crying Jaffna high court judge M. Ilancheliyan worshipping and apologizing to the widow of the police sergeant who died protecting him from a shooting. Judges are mostly a segment who distances themselves from society. Professionally, there is big gap between a high court judge and a police sergeant. Also, the dead sergeant was a Sinhalese…

New Figures Show Plastic Pollution Could be Crisis Comparable to Climate Change



By Julia Proctor,A recent paper authored by Dr. Ronald Geyer from the University of California Santa Barbara, has exposed that in the last 65 years humans have produced 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic in total. This figureis found to be equal to that of the weight of 25,000 Empire State buildings or 1 billion elephants. The paper also concluded that of this 8.3 billion tonnes…

Freud-Einstein on Peace



“Why War?” was the title of an interchange of letters between Sigmund Freud and Albert Einstein, starting with Einstein’s letter to Freud dated “Caputh near Potsdam 30 July 1932“, answered by Freud from “Wien September 1932” (Why War- Freud). Soon 85 years ago. What can we still learn from these giants, and what might they have learned in the meantime? It is very easy…

'We’ve been crying for 9 yrs.; at least now tell us about our children!’



In a situation in which justice is yet to be served with regard to abductions and enforced disappearances, much effort is to be made to obtain justice. War heroes who are behind patriotism and the war victory are covering up those abductions and disappearances. Instead of serving justice, human bonds are repressed. Now, rulers are faced with a situation in which they cannot disregard those…

Millions of Women and Children for Sale for Sex, Slavery, Organs…



It is happening now. Millions of humans are forced to flee armed conflicts, climate change, inequalities, and extreme poverty. They fall easy prey to traffickers lurking anyone who can be subjected to sexual exploitation, forced labour and even sell their skin and organs. Just as tragically, 79 per cent of all detected trafficking victims are women and children, according to the UN Office…

India vs Sri Lanka Live Score: Live Cricket Score of India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 1, Galle



India vs Sri Lanka Live Score: Live Cricket Score of India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 1, Galle…

Doctor’s and Hospital Staff’s negligence led to the Death of Young Romali?



On June 6 th 2017 young Romali De Silva from Dehiwela died of Dengue Fever at the posh Central Hospital Colombo 8 after being in Hospital for over seven days. It was a tragic case of mismanagement of a patient that led to the death of Young Romali, who was employed as an executive by Brandix. She was only 25 years at the time of her untimely death. Romali had obtained a degree in Applied Psychology…

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Top sights in Sri LankaWhy I love Sri LankaMy fascination with Sri Lanka began when I read Paul Theroux's The Great Railway Bazaar as a child. His wonderment at the island's endless contradictions stayed with me. In 2004 I was in the west and south in the weeks after the tsunami. I was struck by the stories of the survivors. In the years since, I have been endlessly amazed by the ability of Sri…

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