Not just about books- it all happens at the new British Council Colombo Library

For years, the British Council Colombo Library has challenged the traditional perception of a library. While being home to the best selection of books and learning resources in Colombo the venue is also well known as a gathering space for artists, thinkers and thought leaders. On June 3 the British Council Library will reopen as a space that embodies this role it plays as both a repository of knowledge and convener of people and ideas. To celebrate, an open day will present an exciting programme of events that capture the…

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Chief Minister CV Wigneswaran Boycotts Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s Visit to North

Chief Minister CV Wigneswaran Boycotts Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s Visit to North And Sends Letter With Demands To the Govt Instead of Facing PM Directly. By Manekshaw Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe travelled to Jaffna last week and when the Sri Lanka Air Force VIP helicopter touched down at the Jaffna Municipal Council grounds, he was received by one of the leading business magnates in Jaffna T. Thuvarakeswaran who is the brother of the late UNP Parliamentarian T. Maheswaran and the brother in law of State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran. Prime Minister Wickremesinghe…

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Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu to be developed after three years in power?

A progress review meeting was held under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Kilinochchi District Secretariat to evaluate the progress of the development projects carried out in the area. Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray, Ministers D.M. Swaminathan, several other Ministers, Parliamentarians, Provincial Council members and state officials participated. Here the Prime Minister noted that the Jaffna, Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu districts will be incorporated to the country’s overall development process. He issued this pledge when he addressed public officials at a discussion held at the Kilinochchi Kachcheri during…

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Rajapaksa loyalists accused Sarath Fonseka and Maithiri as LTTE Agents to gain Sinhale votes.

LTTE bogey came to a head when the Rajapaksa loyalists accused Sarath Fonseka, being an LTTE agent when challenged Rajapaksa Sri Lankan politicians have a habit to look for a nexus between the ethnic issue and anything under the sun, in order to convince their community   The constitutional issues such as the mode of governance are the ones having far-reaching effects on the future of the country as well as its people   It is interesting and in a way puzzling to note that the political parties and leaders who…

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SRILANKAN PRESIDENTS WHO LIE!

Rajapaksa Ordered Helicopters, Sirisena’s Attempt To Implicate Ranil Falls Flat It was Mahinda Rajapaksa and no one else that called for and used a helicopter to fly to Hambantota the day after he lost the Presidential Election in January 2015, according to sources close to the Rajapaksa family. ‘Sirisena took oaths on the evening of January 9th and until then Mahinda Rajapaksa was the President of the country. As was usual practice he had asked a member of his security detail, Captain Tissa Wimalasena to call for helicopters,’ sources pointed out, stating…

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