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Sunday, 2 May 2010





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Alavi Moulana recalls May Days of yesteryear:

Serving the working masses

The name of veteran trade unionist, Alavi Moulana will never be erased from the hearts and minds of the people, considering the tireless service he has rendered for over six decades for the well-being of the working masses in the country. Moulana had his education at Zahira College, Maradana and at St. Peter’s College, Bambalapitiya. His only intention was to serve humanity and therefore he devoted his life for trade union activities.

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May Day:

Clarion call for workers’ rights

In recent years, the mass mobilisations of immigrant workers for their rights has once again brought May Day to the forefront of many workers’ consciousness. Paradoxically, however, “International Workers’ Day” is not widely celebrated in the country where it was born. In fact, it comes as a surprise to many to learn that May Day was originally “Made in the USA”.

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Lanka full of resources for ‘Wonder of Asia’

Sri Lanka has resources and the leadership to convert the country as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean and truly a wonder of Asia. Economists say that the island also has the capability to have a better economy than Thailand and Indonesia in four years time.

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