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Tea Tang –obsessed with perfect tea

March 29, 2017 at 1:41 pm


Tea Tang, founded on a passion for tea, holds pride of place amongst tea connoisseurs and enthusiastic tea drinkers with its uniquely delicious flavors and exquisite variety.With over three decades of tea expertise in both local and international markets, the brand is able to offer a truly differentiated experience to its consumers.

It’s time parliament became a truly honourable assembly

March 29, 2017 at 1:41 pm


I have enjoyed reading Parliamentary debates from my Peradeniya days. Leather bound copies of Hansard from the Legislative Council days were available in the University Library. The excellence of language and the standard of debate were even superior to the proceedings of the British House of Commons. Those were the days when the top rungs of the House were products of Oxford, Cambridge or London. Some had even held elected office in the debating societies of their respective universities. Listening to debates from the public gallery or reading Hansard were learning experiences for adults as well as young students.

Eliminating dengue menace – the DDT approach

March 29, 2017 at 1:40 pm


Dr. K. Rajendra, writing to the Sunday Island, 26th March, makes some very important points on how to detect and deal with Dengue fever. I wish to engage on one of his comments and state how Dengue can in fact be completely eliminated rapidly, and in an environmentally safe and inexpensive manner.

War crimes being pivot of transitional justice stalls progress

March 29, 2017 at 1:39 pm


By Jehan Perera

NGOs in vanguard of campaign to reopen Maligawa road – DN

March 29, 2017 at 1:38 pm

By Cyril Wimalasurendre


KANDY – Some non-governmental organisations (NGO) and a handful of individuals pressed for the re-opening of the road to vehicles in front of the Sri Dalada Maligawa, but pilgrims wanted it to remain closed, Diyawadana Nilame Pradeep Nilanga Dela said responding to those demanding the opening of the road for traffic.

Prison informs judge Wimal unable to attend court

March 29, 2017 at 1:37 pm

By Chitra Weerarathne


The Chief Medical Officer of the Prison Hospital yesterday told the Colombo High Court that Wimal Weerawansa, MP was unable to testify at the trial against Myown Mustapha. Weerawansa’s health was deteriorating. He was being given saline continuously, subsequent to a spell of fasting, the court was told.

Anti-SAITM protests to take ominous turn next week

March 29, 2017 at 1:36 pm

* GMOA musters forces to launch spate of strikes

By Dilanthi Jayamanne


Government doctors yesterday gave a one-week-deadline to authorities to resolve the SAITM (South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine) issue or face mass mobilisation in their agitation against what they alleged as privatisation of medical education.

Probe committee head faults IGP for not heeding request for policemen

March 29, 2017 at 1:36 pm

Bond Scam Investigation

By Sarath Dharmasena and Shyam Nuwan Ganewatte


Chairman of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the alleged Central Bank bond scams, Justice K. T. Chithrasiri, yesterday, said IGP Pujith Jayasundara had failed to respond to a request made by the Commission to release some policemen to facilitate its work.

Iran strikes back at US with ‘reciprocal’ sanctions

March 29, 2017 at 1:35 pm


Canadian Press
Nasser Karimi
TEHRAN, Iran – Iran on Sunday sanctioned what it described as 15 American companies, alleging they support terrorism, repression and Israel’s occupation of land Palestinians want for a future state, likely in retaliation for sanctions earlier announced by the U.S.

Prince William’s air ambulance in near-miss with drone

March 29, 2017 at 1:33 pm

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Image caption The air ambulance missed the drone “by chance”, the report said

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