Last Updated : 22-09-2014 01:22

 
 

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TB The World at my feet

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A British company has offered $ 1000 million (Rs. 130,000 million) offer for my pair of shoes, Minister of Cultural Affiars T.B. Ekanayake said speaking about his broken...

The morning after Uva: GOVT. AND OPPOSITION AT THE CROSSROADS

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Perhaps the fundamental thing about the Uva result is that it demonstrates that the fundamentally democratic system --most importantly the electoral mechanism...

EDITORIAL-Big warning from the smallest province

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Significant though somewhat confusing signals came from Saturday’s elections to the Uva Provincial Council--with the UPFA Government closely winning...

Ashraff’s mystique still lingers among Eastern Muslims

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This is a period of  time in Sri Lanka which is referred to as “Ashraff season” in lighter vein  by observers of the Sri Lankan Muslim political scene. The Country witnesses a series of  meetings and events paying tribute  to the late Muslim Congress leader M.H.M. Ashraff during this period.

What of the marginalised in our land?

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Many years ago studying Shakespearean drama one heard of the remark made by Marcellus in “Hamlet.” Act I, Scene 4: stating that “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.”  Perhaps it appears to our politicians, especially in the ruling party, that  a similar occurrence has taken place with the.....

Protecting the cradle - EDITORIAL

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With Sri Lanka preparing to observe Children’s Day on October 1, the main focus this year will be on the disturbing increase in the number of abductions and abuse of children, especially girl children.

A new Cold War?

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A couple of days ago I was on the Moscow Metro. In the interchange I asked two women the direction. Then they asked me did I like Russia? I asked them the same question and they said “no”.

Every child must gain equal access to education

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The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) that was inaugurated on November, 1989 proclaims that a child must be raised in the society with the essence of peace, tolerance, decorum, equality, freedom and solidarity.

US war on IS: Real target is Syria

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Cartoonists in the United States and Britain are giving a spit and polish to Barack Obama’s claim...

How fair are the elections? - EDITORIAL

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After what most election monitors see as a campaign marred by a relatively high degree...

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