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Fri, 15 Jan 2021
The civil war ended 11 years ago, but people in this island find reasons to cause racial tension. The most recent incident is the issue that took place...
In the absence of free speech, the people suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic will never know how it all began, though they have the right to know it.
The previous fortnight saw three incidents involving commemoration of those killed in the struggle for their rights. First, a tense situation erupted last Friday.....
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, in his last Sunday’s encounter with people in Uhana, Ampara, said he wrote to both Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President ....
Whenever predictions are made about repercussions from the international community for things said or left unsaid or else things done or left undone, I am reminded of Libya.
Despite his pompous arrogance and vitriolic rhetoric since losing the November 3 election, US President Donald J. Trump, has had to finally accede to the sovereign will of the people -- a vital cog in a vibrant democratic system of governance.
Sri Lanka as a nation has many challenges this new year and among them is to build a vibrant opposition. We’ve seen many moves by Saith Premadasa and UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, but the Government seems to be moving steadily on the path to str
As a senior politician in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Kalutara District Parliamentarian Kumara Welgama had been a loyal supporter for decades.
As this opinion piece is being written, we are witnessing the fall of a wanna-be despot -soon to be ex-President of the United States -Donald Trump.
It was early April 2002. I was nothing more than an upstart at The Sunday Leader. The not-so-new kid in the news desk....
The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a heavy toll on every important sector in Sri Lanka, as it does in many other countries. The
Jaishankar remarked that India, ‘a dependable partner’ said is ‘open to strengthening its relationship with Sri Lanka on the basis of mutual trust, mutual interest, mutual respect and mutual sensitivity’
‘If only they would respect Tamils as humans’
An alleged former combatant who was ‘rehabilitated’
A virus is a microscopic infectious organism that can infect animals, plants, fungi and bacteria. They contain genetic material (either DNA or RNA) surrounded by a coat of protein, glycoprotein or lipid. Viruses do not contain the necessary component
On Wednesday, people the world over were amazed as a crowd of Trump supporters pushed down barricades around US Capitol.....
In today’s world, women play a vital role equal to men in the private and public sectors—ranging from physical labour to space exploration.
This was unbelievable, like scenes from another disaster movie from Hollywood -- Pro-Trump supporters storming the Capitol, Washington DC.....
“Remove Coup Plotter Trump Immediately!” Was the headline in a foreign News sheet. Last Wednesday while our Minister of Justice placed before Parliament.....
A news report in the Dailymirror last August stated that the Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol (LRRP) of the Sri Lanka Army’s Special Forces has been ranked the third most dangerous Special Forces in the world by the military ranks.info. The United
Twelve years after the assassination of Lasantha Wickrematunge, the founding editor of The Sunday Leader, on January 8, 2009, his killers remain at large.But over the last few years his daughter Ahimsa Wickrematunge has become a household name throug
Street vendors are a common phenomenon wherever you go, not only in this country but even in the developed world. I was amazed to see street vendors even in Switzerland in the early part of 2020. The street vendor culture that prevails in Singapore i
The world’s most powerful democracy the United States is still in turmoil after white racist terrorists or hooligans—apparently instigated or inspired by the outgoing US President Donald Trump—stormed the citadel of the country’s democracy, t
The launch of a new political movement by MP Patali Champika Ranawaka seems to have triggered rumblings within the fold....
The COVID-19 outbreak in a country without media would have been unimaginable for any expert. It would have been hellish. Hundreds of thousands....
Sri Lanka is making aggressive and sometimes scary attempts to promote this island as a tourist destination. Among these plans we must surely have our tea.....
In the history of the United States’ democracy, the darkest day, though unprecedented, was not unexpected. January 6, 2021 has gone down....
The controversy over whether the bodies of those, who die of the COVID-19 infection, should be buried or cremated is continuing unabated with some groups....
The Indian Foreign Minister arrived in Sri Lanka on Tuesday. His schedule includes discussions with the President, Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister.
Multiple challenges in multiple fronts await the nation in the year 2021. The economic fallout of weakened public finances would be more.....
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