Call to address 'legitimate Tamil grievances'
Since no representative of the International
Community or any Sri Lankan Government in power has ever enunciated
the specifics of these grievances the current exercise the
Government is engaged in would result ONLY in developing a Southern
consensus that may or may not address Tamil grievances.
The Sri Lankan Ayurvedic tradition
Ayurveda means Ayu (life) and Veda (knowledge).
Hence it means the Science of life. The main objective of Ayurveda
according to Pandit Shiva Sharma is, "to maintain and promote
physical, mental and spiritual health of the individual and the
The role of media for national unity
As the principle structure of social
communication, the Sri Lankan mass media plays a crucial role in the
cultural and intellectual life of our society as it grapples with
this enormous challenge. The media plays a significant role in
nurturing social and cultural attitudes and political values, in
providing information resources needed for decision-making and,
enabling public discourse.