Nuclear energy for peaceful purposes
General and complete disarmament has been a
declared objective of the United Nations and the international
community for several decades, though it has remained elusive. Sri
Lanka believes that the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is
the cornerstone of the nuclear non-proliferation regime and the
essential foundation for the pursuit of nuclear disarmament and for
the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
The Morning Inspection - Malinda
Thrift and credit is blue in colour
A few days ago I wrote about village ‘tanks’.
Some call these ‘ponds’. Considering that there are reservoirs of
Parakrama Samudra dimensions there is a certain logic in naming most
facilities holding water in villages as ‘ponds’. Peter Wise believes
that wewa is not about water and that a fixation with
dimensionalities can dilute meaning and de-value function. I agree.
UNP’s beleaguered leadership in political receivership
PARALLEL Perspective - Philip Fernando
As imperatives of economic advancement take hold
and the prospects of growth come through loud and clear the UNP
seemed bewildered not knowing what politics to engage in. It is in