The man who tamed the Tigers
Sri Lanka’s 26-year civil war between the
Government and the LTTE came to a dramatic end in May with a
decisive military victory and the killing of Velupillai Prabhakaran,
the Tiger leader. President Mahinda Rajapaksa is the man who tamed
the Tigers. President Mahinda Rajapaksa categorically rejected
allegations about the violation of human rights in civil war between
the Government and the LTTE.
Millvina Dean, last passenger of the Titanic dies
Swept away by time
She liked to say that she never saw James
Cameron’s movie or the countless articles about the Titanic for she
considered them morbid. However, in her last years she used to put
up for auction objects related to the Titanic on a regular basis, in
order to pay the senior citizens’ home where she lived.
Collaborative efforts for peace and development
Speech delivered by Foreign Minister Rohitha
Bogollagama at the Preparatory Ministerial Meeting of XV NAM Summit
in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from July 13 and 14 at the Interactive
Debate on “International Solidarity for Peace and Development”.