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SLMC National Convention


The 19th National Convention of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) brought together all political leaders including President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Tamil National Alliance R. Sampanthan along with all other political big wigs irrespective of their political views, highlighting unity amidst diversity, in Ampara last Saturday (19). Sri Lanka Muslim Congress, the premier Muslim Party was founded by the late...

By D.W.C.G.K.Witharana According to ancient astrological texts it is believed that Jupiter is auspicious as it causes success in human life. Auspicious events in life are determined mostly by Jupiter. It is also said that asceticism is an influence of Jupiter. In addition to the growth of a person's intellectuality, he or she will be socially accepted and respected due to the influence of Jupiter. By D.W.C.G.K.WitharanaAccording to ancient astrological texts it is believed that Jupiter ...

Sri Lanka has started off the World T20 challenge in grand style with their good win over Afghanistan. There are definite positives to be take...

Last week was important because of two historic events. First was when Sri Lanka completed 20 years of becoming World Champions in One Day Inte...

The Joint Opposition fired its first public salvo at the government at Hyde Park last Thursday by simply adopting the theme 'The People's Struggle', accusing the government of not addressing the issues facing the populace in general.None of the speakers articulated exactly what issues faced by the people were not being addressed by the government. One hopes, against vain hope, that the Joint Opposition is not driven by desperation of the fear of being relegated to a political limbo, as it...

Crescent Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana) Also known as Ardha Chandrasana, crescent moon pose is an energizing pose that opens and stretches the sides of the body. If you practise this pose regularly, you will develop core body strength, make your spine flexible and improve circulation.Concentrate on lengthening the body rather than stretching as far as possible. It will be helpful for you to imagine the lengthening of the side of the body from the ankle to the fingertips.Do not compress...

(Cont. from last week)The foundation stone of Hindu music is the ragas or fixed melodic scales. The six basic ragas branch out into 126 derivative raginis (wives) and putras (sons). Each raga has a minimum of five notes: a leading note (vadi or king), a secondary note (samavadi or prime minister), helping notes (anuvadi, attendants), and a dissonant note (vivadi, the enemy). Each one of the six basic ragas has a natural correspondence with a certain hour of the day, season of the year, a...

By Vishwamitra We hope that you are now familiar with the results that the Sun and the Moon produce in the 12 signs. We now propose to explain to you the results that Mars produces in the 12 signs of the Zodiac. Mars in Aries: Mars attains Swakshetra and Moolatrikona status in Aries. A person born with Mars in Aries is forward-looking, firm in his ideas and of high integrity. A great lover of independence, the native is always prepared to contribute his mite towards the common good. ...

By Ven. Balangoda Sumangala Thera Medin Full Moon Poya Day that falls on March 22 signifies the Buddha's journey to Kapilawastu from Rajagriha. It was the first visit of the blessed one after leaving the palace as prince Siddhartha Gautama. The devotees in the country will be engaged in meritorious activities throughout this day. It is required to lay a strong and long lasting foundation for a building. Without such a well laid foundation no one can even think of building a strong, lo...

By Vastu Architect Gayan Eramudugoda Houses can be planned devoid of defects without changing the fundamental principles of Vastu Shastra.Some like houses with several layers of roofing. Such houses are suitable when there is a spacious garden. The roof edge or the eaves are protruding and the space offers the convenience of constructing it in an aesthetic and convenient manner for the free flow of water. It is not in agreement with Vastu Shastra to plan a house over an entire garden...

By Sudeepa Mihiri Hypothetical assumptions are used in science so as to come to a conclusion when experimenting under standardized methods; so can the clients experiment on the astrological hypotheses made by the astrologers. In my previous article it was mentioned that astrology should be considered a science since its base is nothing but mathematics. Yet one could have the freedom to logically argue with me. The experiences that have been acquired during my short span of career as an ...

H.M. Gunawardena Businesses have come up in rural as well as urban areas although some businesses unexpectedly collapse. Some gradually progress. Therefore it is important to find out how a business should be successfully managed. Let us look at the related factors.First decide on the business that you should start. The majority, after observing a successful business may want to start a similar business. They do not think of starting a different type of business. This is a loss for self...

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