Monday, October 25, 2021

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Sri Lanka’s achievement remarkable – WHO

Covid-19 vaccination drive WHO advice on third dose Commending Sri Lanka’s vaccination drive, Dr....

JVP instigating farmers’ protests – Johnston Fernando

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that doing what is right is a serious challenge and added that despite the magnitude of the challenge,...

‘Diplomatic’ forays into the North and East

This is also true of Europe. The 2021 Europol Report on Terrorism in the USA reveals that of the 57 terrorist...

Insane fury in Tamil politics destroys the Tamils

Reply to Wigneswaran’s attack on Prof. G. L. Peiris – Part 2 BY H. L. D. MAHINDAPALA

Public appetite for a new Constitution

BY RAJPAL ABEYNAYAKE There are two ways of making a country work — one is by putting it to...

Sixteen terror attacks planned by LTTE intel operatives thwarted – Prof. Gunaratna

Tamil community desists return of LTTE to be achieved through foreign Parliaments: BY MANJULA FERNANDO

Can Tamils accept the truth about the Tamil past?

Opinion: A reply to CV Wigneswaran’s attack on G. L. Peiris - Part 1 BY H.L.D. MAHINDAPALA

Sri Lanka lodges strong protest

Observance of Tamil genocide week in Ontario schools Foreign Minister Prof G.L. Peiris raised Sri Lanka’s strong concern over...

Op-Ed: The West owes a centuries-old debt to Haiti

BY HOWARD W. FRENCHOCT The treatment of Haitian refugees at the U.S. border last month — some chased by horseback...

Light at the end of the tunnel as lockdown ends

BY Lakdev Liyanagama After almost two months of being in a state of ‘lockdown’, Sri Lanka last week emerged...

Sri Lanka Army: defenders of the nation

72nd Anniversary on October 10 By Dishan Joseph The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) which has served...

Easter Sunday Attack Tragedy and Farce

By Malinda Seneviratne Operations are under way to nab the so-called mastermind who planned and executed the Easter Sunday...

Does Sri Lanka Really Have a Food Crisis?

The problem isn’t the availability of food items or essential goods, but skyrocketing prices of essentials due to stockpiling.

Don’t the pundits know ‘economic nationalism’ is the rage?

By Rajpal Abeynayake Boris Johnson engaged British troops last week to get petrol across to the fuel stations in...

Easter attack blame game circus

BY RAJPAL ABEYANAYAKE Why is the current frenzy in certain quarters focusing allegedly ‘on the true perpetrators’ of the...

EU team on annual fact finding mission

BY SUGEESWARA SENADHIRA A delegation from the European Union (EU) is currently in Sri Lanka to review the country’s...

පාස්කු ඉරිදා ප්‍රහාරය – කාදිනල් නොදුටු පැත්ත

පාස්කු ඉරිදා ප්‍රහාරය දැන් පූසෝ ඇදපු නූල් බෝලයක් වගේ. අගකුක් නෑ - මුලකුක් නෑ - කරපු එකෙකුත් නෑ. සහරාන් මෙලහට ඉන්න තැනක...

Sri Lanka Is Ready for Its Close-Up

Andrew Solomon The shift from peace to war can be famously abrupt, with neighbors turning on one another with...

Urban-Rural Disparity: Socio-Economic Inequality In Sri Lanka – Daya Gamage

Let’s focus on ‘the’ pressing issue that affected all ethnic communities in Sri Lanka, an issue that was associated with violence –...

“හිජාස් හිස්බුල්ලාගේ සැඟවුනු භූමිකාව” කිඹුල් කඳුළු වලින් වැසුණු තිත්ත ඇත්ත මෙන්න!

බහුවිධ කුසලතා සහ විවිධ තනතුරු රාශියක් දරන්නේ යැයි කියන වෘත්තියෙන් නීතීඥයෙකු වන හිජාස් හිස්බුල්ලා අත්අඩංගුවට ගෙන රඳවා තබා ගැනීම ගැන දෙස් විදෙස්...

The Geneva factor

BY RAJPAL ABEYNAYAKE While an economy is impacted by perception — global politics and international geopolitics is perceived through...

Biden’s Cognitive Impairment Has Global Political Fallout

By Amrit Muttukumaru  There is no necessity to dwell at length on the reality...

THE CATHOLIC CHURCH and the LTTE

Fourteen percent of the Tamil population in the North is Christian. The Tamils who entered the Catholic priesthood were almost exclusively from...

A Neutral Foreign Policy in Current Context

During a recent TV interview, the host asked the guest whether Sri Lanka’s foreign policy is in “shambles”. The reason for the...

The SLFP and the Politics of Class

By Rajpal Abeynayake Someone made a passing comment on the 75th Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP)....

Fundamental Changes Needed to Tackle Global Food Insecurity

By Nick Nisbett, Lesli Hoey and Jose Graziano da Silva COVID-19 has exposed numerous fractures in global food systems...

Will there really be a ‘new-normal’?

BY DR THILAN U HEWAGE “Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through...

Drop the mask, burst the bubble, unlock the mind

By Malinda Seneviratne The re-opening of wine stores caused quite a stir. Memes of what’s now been called ‘bar...

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පාස්කු ඉරිදා ප්‍රහාරය : කාදිනල් තමයි හොදටම කලේ….!

ආගමික නායකයන්ට දේශපාලනේ කැපද අකැපද අපි නොදනී. බණ නොකියන, දේශපාලනේ කරන ස්වාමින්වහන්සේලා ඉන්න සිංහල බෞද්ධ රටේ කාදිනල් දේශපාලනේ කලාට කිසිම ගැටලුවකුත් නැත.

Corporates shamefully lacked ‘Karuna-virus’

BY RAJPAL ABEYNAYAKE The problem in this part of the world is that we have had enough coronavirus, but...

Sri Lanka’s achievement remarkable – WHO

Covid-19 vaccination drive WHO advice on third dose Commending Sri Lanka’s vaccination drive, Dr....

JVP instigating farmers’ protests – Johnston Fernando

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that doing what is right is a serious challenge and added that despite the magnitude of the challenge,...