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Parliamentary Elections: What Should President Sirisena Do?

As published in Colombo Telegraph
By Dr. Dayan Jayathilleka

It’s out in the open now, the discrepancy in the views of the President and the Prime Minister about the timing of the elections. 1,267 more words

Sri Lanka

Over 16000 Tamils in Jaffna protest against LTTE terrorism

As Published in slhclondon.org, Dec 21, 2008

Tamil civilians in Jaffna today (Dec 21) staged a massive protest against atrocities committed against them by the LTTE terrorists. 302 more words

Sri Lanka

The Shift From Victory Day To Remembrance Day

As Published in Colombo Telegraph
By Jehan Perera

May 18 has been a day of divisive sentiment since the year 2009. This was the day the war ended on the battlefields of the North. 1,254 more words

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A Visit to a Sri Lankan Turtle Conservation Project

Last December when we were in Sri Lanka on vacation, we were able to visit the Coast Guard Turtle Conservation Project near Mirissa Beach.  It was a quick stop as we were traveling along the southern coast of Sri Lanka from Unawatuna to Mirissa.   468 more words

Posted By: Mitch

a little bit more of Colombo

Nelum Pokuna Theatre – a walk around South Beira Lake – and a retreat from the heat for lunch at the Dilmah T-Lounge.


the National Museum of Colombo

About half of the galleries in the National Museum of Colombo are under restoration. There were still impressive objects to see as well as a good selection of ancient Sri Lankan paintings. 58 more words