Peace, educational needs and Open Distance
Roles and responsibilities of the Open University
The objective of this article is to analyze the
mood of the country during the period immediately after the war,
that it can be used to change the political, economic and cultural
landscape of the country for the better.
Ancient Sri Lanka-Myanmar links rediscovered
The 12th century painted murals from the
Mahavamsa, four abodes of Sinhalese monks and 260 large monuments
influenced by Sinhalese were some of the discoveries made by a Sri
Lankan team led by scholar Dr. Hema Goonatilake and Sri Lanka
Embassy staff including Sri Lankan Ambassador to Myanmar Newton
Gunaratne on a recent study visit to the ancient Myanmar city of
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Innovating for survival
The other night I watched with delight the
launch of Sri Lanka’s newest TV Channel, HTV or Heritage Television.
The reason for my delight was that its innovators had used modern
info-communication technology as a tool in presenting our
traditions, culture, lifestyles and heritage to the world at large.