Indian allegations of possible Muslim militant attacks in Sri Lanka over the hanging of a Bangladeshi political leader on December 12, 2013 was another mischievous attempt to portray the Muslims of Sri Lanka as being in conspiracy with militants and terrorists.
As we moved into 2014, some people lavishly spent more than Rs. 20,000 per head for a few hours of revelry while many others were rummaging through garbage bins.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa in an interview conducted via email stated that there can be “no one Policeman in the world” and questioned as to where those accusing the government of human rights violations were during the past three decades.
Actress Geetha Kumarasinghe is determined to make her mark in politics, as if we aren't already in enough trouble.
Her ambition, as well as drive, seems to have grown by leaps and bounds since her initial disappointment at elections several years ago.
On December 16, 2013 a seminar on ‘Democracy, Sovereignty and Terror:
In Sri Lanka, it is generally assumed that state takeover of the economy is a step towards ‘socialism’ and fair play
In a sense today is another day. Just another day. The sun came up like it did yesterday and as it will tomorrow.
Joseph Pararajasingham who served as Batticaloa District MP for fifteen years was killed eight years ago on Christmas day. Had the Batticaloa parliamentarian been among the living, he would turn eighty in November 2014.
Cuba has gained the membership of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). As a key ally of Sri Lanka, the country is now planning to play a major role at the March session of the UNHRC.
UNP MP Sujeewa Senasinghe who has been one of the most vociferous critics of both the government and the opposition speaks to the Daily Mirror about his views on the newly formed Leadership Council, the allegations of corruption against the government and much more.
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