Water will not be privatised
Poor people should be provided water at low cost.
The public should be made aware of the social responsibility to
protect water, purified water is being used by some people to wash
vehicles and clothes. Clean water is a must for good health, so it
is our duty to use water sparingly and by thinking about the future.
These are the extracts of an interview conducted with Water Supply
and Drainage Minister Dinesh Gunawardena. He is the leader of the
Mahajana Eksath Peramuna and the Chief Government Whip
The Morning Inspection - Malinda
What kind of hero do you want to be?
There are two kinds of radicals in universities.
Well, to be honest, I canít speak for todayís undergraduates. Back
then, in the eighties there were two kinds of radicals and I suspect
these two categories exist today as well, wearing different clothes,
speaking different languages, screaming different slogans etc., but
beneath it all, the same two individuals I noticed when I was an
A probe to heal the wounds of war
On My Watch - Lucien Rajakarunanayake
Known widely as the San Francisco Conference, at
this meeting of nations held in September 1951, it is accepted that
JR Jayewardene representing what was then Ceylon, played a major
role in admitting Japan back into the world community, after the
enmities of war.