Encounters from the school of life
TISSA Abeysekara’s memory is not linked to any
Christmas cheer or cards. They, in fact, are far removed from them.
These essays in Tissa’s “Three Rs” written, for the most part,
post-1996 after Tissa had brought ‘Tony Home’ to wide acclaim, are
shot through with a mature sadness.
Point of view: Plight of Middle East workers
THE pathetic case of Rizana Nafeek is simply one
tragic incident among many tens of thousands of what poor children
of this land often are subject to when they go in search “of their
pot of gold in Utopia.”
Objectivity of journalists and psychological factors in war
THIS article poses the question whether, in the
face of war, journalists covering hot spots could remain objective
without being personally involved in the stories they cover. It also
addresses the issue as to what effect such coverage would have on
A.C.S. Hameed: A symbol of communal harmony
EIGHT years ago in 1999 on this day of September
3, Sri Lanka lost a great son of the soil. Deshamanaya Dr. A.C.S.
Hameed who hailed from Akurana, Harispattuwa in the hill capitol of
Kandy amply demonstrated that Patriotism is not limited by ethnicity