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Opinion

Ramaphosa’s role remains unclear

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One man who generated ample controversy, headlines and commentary last week was Cyril Ramaphosa, the Deputy President of South Africa and the Deputy President of its ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) who visited Sri Lanka at the invitation of the government.

Inflaming the fuel crisis - EDITORIAL

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Pandemic corruption, both financial and moral, caused or compounded by the breakdown of the rule of law and democracy, transparency and accountability, appears to be causing a cancer in most sectors of society including vital areas such as the purchase and supply of fuel.

Novel strategies to address fisheries issue

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The arrest of Indian fishermen, found poaching in Sri Lankan waters, and their subsequent release while retaining their vessels to be confiscated has become a common...........

No intention of getting into politics: Murali

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Muttiah Muralidaran is arguably the greatest off-spinner of all times and his record of 800 Test wickets, the highest by a bowler will remain unbroken for centuries.

EDITORIAL-A bold and essential move by BRICS

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The BRICS nations -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- yesterday announced the creation of a US$100 billion bank and an emergency reserve fund.

Yes we are doing politics…but not party politics

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One of the most serious allegations they have levelled against us is that we instigated the people. I dismiss and reject the allegation.
Language is a relative thing. We should not look at the language, we should look at the point we are trying to make not how it is being said.

Only Jayasuriya opposes my entry into politics

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In a recent interview, popular cricketing personality and Matara SLFP organiser Sanath Jayasuriya expressed his views regarding Minster Mervyn Silva’s...

EDITORIAL - Soar higher than kites for national unity

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In this week for national unity in diversity and integration, we need to reflect upon and develop a vital factor – the inner healing of memories after three decades of war and about six decades of ethnic tension.

Seed and Water: Tyranny of the TNCs

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Dr. Vandana Shiva, a leading ecological agricultural specialist, environmentalist and rights activist from India delivered a lecture on ‘Right for Seed and Water; A Campaign for an alternative development model’ recently. The event was organised by the......

Why can’t Parliamentarians be like Cricketers?

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Responded with spunk to take both the limited over trophies in U.K. after being humiliatingly compared to a county side. Mind you, playing on their home grounds/in their weather conditions/before cheering home crowds.....

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