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Ministerial Macaws And Kitul Tree Answers »

“If not for the hooliganism and unruly behavior on the part of the local government politicians in Hambantota, this fact finding visit would have hardly created headlines in the media”.…

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Mixed Reactions Of Sangha To BBS Antics »

After the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) stormed a press conference recently and verbally abused a monk and a Muslim cleric, the claim that some extremist groups are getting out of…

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Nice Suit And Empty Pocket Economics »

Many were the glorious predications made about 2014 for Sri Lanka in newspapers and TV during the festive days. One that impressed me most was on economics by a dapper…

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Super Fighter Heralds A Change »

THE ongoing talent search jointly undertaken by the ABA and popular television station, Sirasa, is an admirable contribution to the development of boxing in Sri Lanka. On surface, though,it appears…

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The Lesson Of Easter »

The world cannot be left by death but by truth By Hiran Perera The conflict in this world is one between fear and love. The crucifixion and the resurrection properly…

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News

Modi Warns Sri Lanka »

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BJP To Push For Power Devolution India’s BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has issued a veiled threat to Sri…

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Lanka Maintains Stand On Resolution »

By Easwaran Rutnam The Government says it will maintain its position on the US resolution adopted at the UN Human…

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Charges Against KP Amended »

The charges under which an INTERPOL warrant was issued for the arrest of Kumaran Pathmanathan, better known as KP, have…

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UNP Complains To IPU »

By Indika Sri Aravinda The main opposition United National Party (UNP) has lodged a complaint with the Inter-Parliament Union (IPU)…

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CCD Continues Probe On BBS »

The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) is continuing its investigations into the complaint lodged against the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) and…

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Wanathamulla Residents Raise Concerns »

By Camelia Nathaniel Residents of Wanathamulla and Bakery junction in Narahenpita claimed that they are being harassed by military personnel…

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Lanka Awaits Info On Kidney Racket »

By Waruni Karunarathne The police have not received any information about the alleged kidney racket said to be taking place…

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BBC Correspondent Refused Visa Extension »

The BBC correspondent in Colombo has been refused a one year visa extension and he has been asked to leave…

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Bombers To Martyrs »

Father Emmanuel, a key supporter of the LTTE

By Camelia Nathaniel Terrorism cannot be sustained without an above ground and underground support infrastructure. One of the world’s most notorious terrorist groups, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) sustained itself because of the support it received and the bystanders that watched the spread…

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The Defeat Of Gobi’s Master Plan »

This land was bought by the LTTE to build a safe house, Selvanayagam Kajeepan alias Gopi, Navaratnam Navaneethan alias Appan and Thaveyan

By Camelia Nathaniel Although the LTTE was defeated almost five years ago, the rump of the LTTE has yet not given up their aim of dividing the country. This was evident by the recent incidents that took place in the North involving several terrorists both…

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Administrative Failure In The North »

C. V. Vigneswaran

NPC driving or being driven towards failure of administrative machinery? By Austin Fernando As Secretaries we have worked with Ministers with different attitudes, behaviour, outlooks etc., and had different opinions. But, I have not heard of any Secretary challenging his Minister in Courts on fundamental…

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From Conspiracy To Counter Conspiracy Theories »

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By Jehan Perera The theory of an international conspiracy is gaining ground within the government.  The state media is giving considerable attention to the Canadian decision to stop funding the Commonwealth during the tenure of President Mahinda Rajapaksa as its Chairman. Canada was also one…

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Return Of The Past? »

By N Sathiya Moorthy If people and nations had hoped that the pre-war past, including mutually-aggressive ethnic politics in moderation if not moderate doses, would return to Sri Lanka, it’s not to be. Or, so it seems. The shooting down of three alleged LTTE cadres…

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Emergence Of Modi And Sri Lanka’s Plight »

Polling commenced last week in the world’s biggest democracy to choose 543 members to India’s Lok Sabha but even before polls commenced the consensus in…

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A Bottle Of Wine Throws A Premier Out! »

Barry O’Farrell

By Laksiri Fernando This is a case of ‘accountability and responsibility’ that all Prime Ministers, Chief Ministers, Ministers and all Members of Parliament or members…

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BBS Cannot Be Compared To The LTTE – Keheliya Rambukwella »

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By Waruni Karunarathne The recent actions of the Bodu Bala Sena have increased fears of extremist groups continuing to terrorize religious minorities violating democracy and…

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Truth Is On Our Side, We Believe In Social Justice – Dilantha Withanage »

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By Camelia Nathaniel The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) has come under the limelight regarding the events that transpired in Wilpattu. Many believe that the BBS…

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Gopi Incident Was Not Staged – Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya »

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By Camelia Nathaniel Last week three local leaders in the attempted resurgence of the LTTE were killed in a shootout during a search operation conducted…

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Focus Father Emmanuel, a key supporter of the LTTE

Bombers To Martyrs

By Camelia Nathaniel Terrorism cannot be sustained without an above ground and underground support infrastructure. One of the world’s most notorious terrorist groups, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) sustained itself because of the support…

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Politics Barry O’Farrell

A Bottle Of Wine Throws A Premier Out!

By Laksiri Fernando This is a case of ‘accountability and responsibility’ that all Prime Ministers, Chief Ministers, Ministers and all Members of Parliament or members of any such representative institution in a functioning democracy should abide…

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Opinion C. V. Vigneswaran

Administrative Failure In The North

NPC driving or being driven towards failure of administrative machinery? By Austin Fernando As Secretaries we have worked with Ministers with different attitudes, behaviour, outlooks etc., and had different opinions. But, I have not heard of…

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BBS Cannot Be Compared To The LTTE – Keheliya Rambukwella

By Waruni Karunarathne The recent actions of the Bodu Bala Sena have increased fears of extremist groups continuing to terrorize religious minorities violating democracy and breaking law and order in the country. While the government denies…

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From Conspiracy To Counter Conspiracy Theories

By Jehan Perera The theory of an international conspiracy is gaining ground within the government.  The state media is giving considerable attention to the Canadian decision to stop funding the Commonwealth during the tenure of President…

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Weekend Leader 20-01

The Chanmugam Collective Supports Carmel Home

By Sadhana Senanayake Tony Chanmugam may have left Sri Lanka when he was five years old, and not lived in the country for over 50 years, but he always felt a connection with his homeland, and…

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Business 29-04

More Cruise Ships To Hambantota Port

The luxury cruise liner MS. AMADEA called at Magam Ruhuupura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port (MRMRP) in Hambantota early this month with 479 passengers comprising 423 German nationals and 322 crew. According to the local agents for M/S…

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ECBstill eyeing Farbracefor Coaching role?

There was  intense speculation last week that England were lining up Sri Lanka’s World Twenty20 winning coach Paul Farbrace for a senior role within the new coaching set-up, which wasfinalisedon Saturday with the appointment of Peter…

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