Friday, 22nd August 2014

Features

Learning a language can be fun
The days when it was claimed that there was an ethnic problem in Sri Lanka are over. It appears that India is of the opinion that the problem in Sri Lanka is linguistic and not ethnic. There were others who said that there was a conspiracy (kumanthranaya) by the West and it was the work of Uncle Sam. Though USA is in the forefront of the activities against Sri Lanka it is not that country that initiated the problem in Sri Lanka. The conspiracy theorists, they are not theorists in any sense of the word as used in Western knowledge as these people are not capable of creating any new abstract...
Tourists at Pinnawala
Rich in natural beauty and cultural splendours, Sri Lanka is certainly in the spotlight as a dream destination for avid travellers. Scott Armstrong explores one of the most beautiful islands of the world. All I am saying is give peace a chance,” John Lennon famously sang. A visit to Sri Lanka will prove the wisdom of his words. A country once bitterly divided by a civil war between the North and South, stability finally came four years ago when the Tamil Tigers finally gave up violence for diplomacy. Since that time this country defined by its raw natural beauty has gradually healed year on...