During the World War II, Japan’s prisoners of war had to undergo much torture and pain. They were put to work under terrible conditions and were treated brutally. The 1957 award winning British-American war film The Bridge on the River Kwai was based on the novel Le Pont de la Rivière Kwai (1952) which brought these struggles of the survivors to light.
Tiesh by Lakmini’, Sri Lanka’s largest ever gems and jewellery showroom opened its doors to the public and to the tourist trade at a glittering soirée in Kandy last weekend. Strategically situated at No 676, Peradeniya Road on the main arterial road to the historic city of Kandy and beyond, ‘Tiesh by Lakmini’ is spread over 10,000 sq ft and is a virtual treasure trove both for the casual visitor and the discerning connoisseur.