Story from the Martinair tragedy Source:Island It is absolutely a treat to read articles by Capt. Elmo Jayawardene (EJ), a few years senior to me, in our alma mater, St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa, where he excelled in many spheres; specializing in basketball for countless number of monumental years, both as a versatile player/captain and a ‘no-nonsense’ coach. His contributions to our college, aviation profession, and the society at large were, and are, ‘immense’ in order to encapsulate a very long story short of a “Good Samaritan”. I refer to an article published in this paper a few weeks ago, “A sad night to remember” by EJ. It gave a very clear and comprehensive account of the worst air disaster that ever occurred in our country. ...

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A move that will forge better North-South relations Rev. Father Anton Ranjith Pillainayagam was first ordained at the St. Lucia’s Cathedral, which will also host the Episcopal Consecration. Source:Dailynews A Tamil priest has been appointed an Auxiliary Bishop in Colombo Archdiocese in a move expected to improve North-South relations in Sri Lanka. Father Anton Ranjith Pillainayagam, 53, will serve as the third Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese. The Bishop-elect, who has a background in education, is fluent in Tamil, Sinhala and English. His Episcopal Consecration will be held at St. Lucia’s Cathedral in Kotahena today (29). ...

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LOOKING TO CONTACT – MAXWEL BULNER I am writing to you in response to a request by Brian to contact you regarding the whereabouts of Maxwell Bulner so that I can get contact with him.  Maxwell was at St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa as a College Boarder and I was also a boarder at that time…. period 1951 to about 1953… may be we were in the same class. I remember Maxwell telling me that his father worked for Ceylon Government Railway and was a Foreman Platelayer.  He had two sisters if I remember correctly. ...

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