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One of the darkest chapters in the sphere of Sri Lankan ethnic relations was the widesprea...


Mandela and the Trump Degeneration Syndrome

With the United States (US) President Donald Trump turning the world order downside up and...


Did Trump in Moscow give away the store ?

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in a benign mood after a perfectly organized Wor...


Are teachers a committed lot?

Sri Lanka’s teacher trade unions through their strike actions have time and again ne...


The tragedy of the ‘Yahapalanist’ young

Sri Lanka needed a revolution, we were told. This was way back in 2014, when the Uva Provi...


Govt. should invest more in ‘Early Childhood Education and Development’

Investing in health, nutrition, education and protection from birth through to age five, a...


Row over death Capital Punishment

When Parliamentarian Hirunika Premachandra brought an adjournment motion in Parliament for...


Groggy Govt. & its fallout

Some smart guy who first stuck the label “Good Governance” on this unpalatable...


Coercing consensus on MMDA reforms

Muslim Personal Law Reforms Action Group (MPLRAG) is deeply disturbed and concerned over c...


Mandela and Obama

What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we ha...


Tribes and tribalism, pots and kettles...

Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera has stated that he is against the...


Damsel in distress…Lanka in agony

Her clothes were ripped off; body battered; mind confused and heart burnt; she was raped...


Names from outside Rajapaksa family considered for Presidential Candidate - Basil

Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, in an interview with Daily Mirror,...


Rise of the dollar and fight against the fall of a Nation

The dollar has reached its highest in the history of Sri Lanka against the rupee. It is ...


Will Capital punishment go down the drain?

The government’s decision to implement Death Penalty on drug related offenders has...


IT JUST NEVER ENDS!!!

The reason the crime rate never decreases in this country is that there are no punishmen...


Cases of Guiltless Executed!

“. ... any man’s death diminishes me because I am involved in Mankinde, And ...


END OF CIVILITY, BARRACKS : MODEL OF POLITICS AND MILLENNIUM’S CHILDREN

The recent ‘Friday Forum’ statement signed by distinguished scholars and ret...


Ten-year-old girl suffering from a rare and incurable disease

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Forests are vital for you and me

Forestry being a vital part in the battle against climate change or global warming, Presid...


Missed to use Lord Naseby’s point: Mahinda Samarasinghe

The Daily mirror  sat with Ports and Shipping Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe to d...


Rajapaksa probably loves what he sees

Nine years after the demise of rebel leader Velupillai Prabakaran he is still in the news....


Executions!? Again ?

There have been mixed reactions to the news that Sri Lanka would again carry out execution...


The Jothipala Magic

From Eddie Jayamanne to Lal Weerasinghe, there is a space of about 30 years. H. R. Jothipa...


Key factors in upcoming parliamentary elections in Pakistan

Elections to Pakistan’s National Assembly (NA) are to be held on July 25. The electi...


Panama Papers exposed leaders, criminals, celebrities... - EDITORIAL

Former Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were arrested by Natio...


A Glass of Fresh Milk

Sri Lanka is considered a lower middle income country by its donors, but many of its child...


A case for International Relations education in Sri Lanka

This article attempts to use the case of American geo political leadership and its current...


Post-war SL needs to re-establish Commission against illicit arms

Sri Lanka has been fighting against the global trafficking arms, drugs and wildlife for so...


Election meddling and New York Times’ selective focus on China

While much ink has already been spilled over The New York Times’ recent piece on Chi...


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