Monthly Archives: July 2017

Blake discloses secret plan

Blake discloses secret plan

The United States had “a detailed coordinated plan” with the Indian and Sri Lanka Governments for its Navy to rescue trapped displaced persons in Puthukudiyiruppu during the final stages of the separatist war, according to Ambassador Robert Blake, then Washington’s envoy in Colombo. However, the …

Sasitharan has made history

Sasitharan has made history

By D.B.S.Jeyaraj:                                                                  45 year old Ananthy Sasitharan made history when she was sworn …

Ceylon Tea’s 150 years

Ceylon Tea’s 150 years

Sri Lanka, the fourth-largest producer of tea, celebrates the sesquicentennial of its tea industry this month with a globally synchronised tasting session on July 6. Accompanying the cuppa would be a biscuit specially crafted for the occasion by one of Sri Lanka’s oldest biscuit makers …

The Northern Woman

The Northern Woman

By Gajalakshmi Paramasivam:                                              Ananthy Sasitharan was sworn in as the NPC Minister of Women’s Affairs, Rehabilitation, Social Services, Cooperatives, Food Supply and Distribution, …