Betrayal of patriotic masses
He has no reason to grumble because, unlike the
poor soldiers who sacrificed their legs, arms and even their lives
to make him a great soldier that he claims to be and got a pittance
in return, he was given two comfortable postings abroad. And as
ambassador to Indonesia he was defending President Mahinda Rajapaksa
and his administration to the hilt. Now he is running down the
administration which he praised a few months ago
No bridge too far against LTTE barbarism
Last Tuesday President Mahinda Rajapaksa
travelled to Arugam Bay in the East for the ceremonial opening of
the bridge that links Pottuvil, Arugam Bay and Panama. It replaces
the former bridge over Arugam Bay that was destroyed in the tsunami
of December 2004.
Moving portrayal of life as a child soldier
Nothing lends credibility to an argument or an
accusation more than a first person account. Be it autobiographies
or first person accounts, they are simple yet powerful. Such works
also stand out for the courage, for you donít know what the
consequences will be.
Will we reach Mars?
The title of this article could be continued:
Will we be able to come back? It may take years to find an answer,
but the search has already been launched. During the next month, the
Institute of Bio-Medical Problems will conduct a medical experiment
to develop non-surgical methods of treatment for diseases that
cosmonauts may develop during a long journey to Mars.