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Cursing The Sunday Leader

Supporters of Minister Mervyn Silva are seen here at the Muneshwaram Temple seeking divine retribution against The Sunday Leader newspaper last Friday. Picture by Shanika Hemanthi

Dharmaraja Clinch Schools Rugby Crown In Historic Achievement

Dharmaraja college, Kandy created history in Schools rugby in Sri Lanka when they clinched the Division 1 Group A Championship Title in their very first year in the ‘A’ Division. Dharmaraja also remained unbeaten throughout the season – a feat they achieved last year too when playing in the ‘B’ Division when they emerged champions [...]

Lanka: 13A, CHOGM, China And India – Col R. Hariharan

Two narratives on India’s stand on Sri Lankan national question This is an extract of answers to questions raised by a webmedia in E-mail interview. Q. India has blown hot and cold over the Sri Lankan national question over the past several decades.  Now there is 13A and the elections for a Northern Provincial government [...]

Listless Lankans blown away by Gayle inspired Windies

Cricket – ODI tri-series By Dion Michael A listless display by Sri Lanka’s cricketers saw them being trounced by a rampant West Indies side in the opening game of the tri-series ODI tournament in West Indies on Friday. The hosts romped to a six-wicket victory with more than 12 overs to spare to gain a [...]

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Squabbling Over The 13th Amendment Won’t Work

Prof. G. L. Peiris addressing Colombo based diplomats on Tuesday has reiterated that since constitutional reform is necessarily within the purview of parliament, the government considers these matters should be brought before the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC). The Chairman and members of the PSC were named by the Speaker last week. The government will have 19 members [...]

Rs. 110M Daily Loss

By Camelia Nathaniel The country is losing approximately Rs. 110 million a day due to the CEB’s decision to halt hydropower generation, at a stage when all the reservoirs are filled to capacity. The Advisor to the National Electricity Consumers Movement Bandula Chandrasekera told The Sunday Leader that due to unscheduled maintenance and sudden breakdowns [...]

CEB Continues To Defraud With Impunity

By Camelia Nathaniel The country is losing Rs. 110 million per day due to the CEB’s decision to halt hydropower generation, at a stage when all reservoirs are filled to capacity and conduct maintenance work on turbines. Due to this unscheduled maintenance and sudden breakdowns claimed by the CEB, the national grid is deprived of [...]

Rajapaksa Government Playing Pandu With 13A

Rift within govt over 13A comes out MR irked by ‘Mahindan Saranam Gatchcami’ The 13th Amendment drama enacted by the Mahinda Rajapaksa government was in full swing last week with coalition members of the governing party openly criticizing each other on their stances on the move to amend the controversial piece of legislation. The discussion [...]

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