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The End of Sri Lankan Democracy?

2019-10-18 12:32:00

One of Asia’s oldest democracies may be in jeopardy...


Human capital agenda for Sri Lanka

2019-10-17 12:49:00

At a political level we had a very powerful human rights argument that education is a fundamental right...


Sajith Premadasa the last hope for the down trodden

2019-10-16 11:32:00

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not, but remember that what you have now was once among things only hoped for...


2019 Booker Prize declared ’’a tie’’ jointly won by Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo!

2019-10-15 12:10:00

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize on Monday after judges ’’flout’’ the rules by declaring a tie...


A Nation is not merely territory on an ideology but a collective consciousness

2019-10-14 20:55:00

A nation is a people living together in a particular geographical region. But legal definitions do not create a nation...


Govt wants subservient judiciary, says Faez Isa

2019-10-14 16:25:00

Supreme Court judge Justice Qazi Faez Isa files rejoinder in response to allegations as SC set to take up petitions against reference today...


AN INSIGHT LOOK INTO CHIEF COMPONENT OF STATE POWER - WHO WILL HAVE THE EDGE?

2019-10-13 10:21:00

According to the Marxist theory of the state, the army is the chief component of state power. Whoever wants to seize and retain state power must have a strong army. Sri Lankan state had a strong Army, Navy and Air Force lead by a strong Three Forces Commanders, managed by strong Secretary Defense and backed by strong Political Leadership. By. Major General Dr.Boniface Perera..


President’s standstill over upcoming Polls shocks nation

2019-10-09 12:07:00

President takes neutral stance in upcoming polls allowing SLFP to support Gotabaya...


Can Gotabaya Rajapaksa change?

2019-10-06 13:41:00

M.P. Kumara Welgama who has been, for a long time, a Mahinda Rakjapaksa loyalist, told media that “if Gotabaya becomes the President, I too might face the fate of Prageeth Eknaligoda”. Parageeth Ekneligoda- writer, cartoonist, and journalist, was abducted and made to disappear, supposedly by a military hit squad a day prior to the presidential election of 2010...


The unseen horror behind White Van trolling over Gota’s verdict

2019-10-05 11:10:00

Chandragupta Thenuwara and Gamini Viyangoda questioned Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s citizenship within the framework of Sri Lankan judiciary...


Dispute over Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s dual citizenship fueled with more controversies

2019-10-03 15:52:00

A Sri Lankan US citizen unravels petition filed challenging Gobaya Rajapaksa’s dual citizenship has a number of issues not specifically highlighted...


Gotabaya’s citizenship and AG being top of the food chain

2019-10-03 10:08:00

The future is patient, so should we!..


What contains in petition filed against Gotabaya Rajapaksa? Review

2019-10-02 10:29:00

The case filed before the Court of Appeal challenging the Sri Lankan citizenship of SLPP presidential nominee Gotabaya Rajapaksa will be taken up before the three-member Special High Court today...


Relying on supernatural powers instead of brains and intellectual skills: SL still a developing country

2019-10-01 12:10:00

Relying on supernatural powers instead of brains and intellectual skills, Sri Lanka still is a developing country...


Gota may likely to be ousted before Polls, says Victor Ivan

2019-10-01 09:54:00

I am of the view that he does not have the right to contest for a presidential election...


Teenage fast bowler from Sri Lanka makes international headlines

2019-09-30 20:40:00

‘Lasith Malinga is my favourite cricketer and I look up to him for inspiration,’ says the six-foot tall, Malinga-like slinger with a devastating yorker...


Sri Lanka wields mangroves, its tsunami shield, against climate change

2019-09-24 10:44:00

About 140 kilometers (87 miles) south of Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital, lies the coastal town of Koggala, named after a picturesque lake and identified with author Martin Wickremasinghe...


Helping Hambantota: Another dismissed case on the grounds of ’technical’ aspects

2019-09-23 09:08:00

On December 26, 2004, the Tsunami devastated the coastal belt of Sri Lanka, as well as the whole world, killing nearly 30,000 people...


WORLD: Affirming rights by ratification, denying rights in actual practice

2019-09-20 14:00:00

Affirming something through a declaration and denying the same in actual practice happens everywhere, but the real test of affirmation is the degree to which something is practiced...


Why not Speaker Karu Jayasuriya as the UNP Candidate?

2019-09-18 14:05:00

For the grad old party started by D.S Senanayake the first Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and the First Executive President JRJ now led by their relative PM Ranil Wickramasinghe, selecting the presidential candidate for the upcoming presidential election has become a big nightmare...


University of Jaffna’s Negative Heritage

2019-09-17 16:27:00

A few years back when Professor Shanmugalingam was stressed over the position of Vice Chancellor, University of Jaffna, I went over to the temple within the University of Jaffna and prayed for him...


Controller of Foreign Exchange thwarts pilfering foreign currencies

2019-09-17 15:00:00

Sri Lankan foreign exchange racketeers are rambling who sneak through any loopholes in the Exchange Control regulations to overcome to pilfer foreign currencies in massive quantities...


State-owned Enterprises in the brink of crisis

2019-09-17 14:59:00

SOEs in Sri Lanka are a contentious subject even in the best of times...


The case of Sri Lanka’s missing Doppler Radar System

2019-09-17 11:55:00

Doppler Radar System purchased for Metrological Department of Sri Lanka for weather forecasts is still missing after it was sent to US for repairs...


Why is well-being of mental health notable to LGBTIQ Community? Review

2019-09-10 15:30:00

With a standard definition for health, as said by WHO (2014), health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity...


Pesticide poisoning and poverty: How SL’s suicide epidemic was allayed with help of UK research

2019-09-10 14:59:00

Many millions more young lives could be saved if the intervention were extended globally, said experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday in a major new report on suicide...


World Suicide Prevention Day is today!

2019-09-10 11:30:00

The World Suicide Prevention Day is today. It is an awareness day observed on September 10 every year in order to provide worldwide support and commitment to prevent suicides among people...


Sri Lanka scales up its domestic campaign to protect sharks with a global push

2019-09-08 17:49:00

Decades ago along the beaches of Sri Lanka, fish sellers used bicycles to transport their catch, including sharks. It was said the sharks were often so big that, when tied down to the bicycle frame, their snouts and tail fins would touch the ground at either end...


Open letter to Politicians in the South!

2019-09-08 17:00:00

I’m writing this letter based on realities as a wake-up call to all of you...


Is a ‘new face’ in Executive Governance the answer to all our woes?

2019-09-08 16:04:00

I haven’t written to the Print Media for a while now, mostly out of sheer disgust at what is displayed daily, rapid decline in all spheres of government and for the same reason have also limited my airtime on Electronic Media to once-a-month now...