What is Sri Lanka’s deal with Zuberi

Central Bank of Sri Lanka, governed by Ajith Nivard Cabral, in 2014 paid a US agent a massive US $8.5 to build image of Sri Lankan government. This agent was

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Is it right to obtain a foreign loan of $ 2.5 billion for petroleum?

Obtaining the massive US $ 2.5 billion foreign loan for CPC is like pumping petrol to one’s car with borrowed money that you have no way to pay back. Unfortunately, much of the benefits of these loans go to the rich while the poor have to shoulder the debt burden equally.

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IMF Alternate Executive Director position that Prof. W.D. Lakshman rejected

In his Zoom press briefing, the outgoing Governor said that he had declined a lucrative offer from IMF to accept the post of Alternate Executive Director, due to his policies and principles. The background of the academic shows that he was a Marxist who even held the post of Chairman of the leftist Social Scientists’ Association (SSA) of Sri Lanka.

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Released remand prisoner abducted and killed in Sri Lanka

Mabulage Dinith Melan aka Uru Juva was freed from Angunakolopelessa remand prison on 10th May after being held for eight years for criminal cases. Sri Lanka police arrested and killed him on May 11th.

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Before the phoenix nest: Questions surrounding the port city of Colombo

Vision Djibouti 2035 is to transform itself into a commercial trade hub, similar to Sri Lanka’s vision, elevating the geographical position along with China, it’s time the nation calculates its geopolitical implications before building the “phoenix nest”.

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If you are separated or divorced, you may struggle all your life

Out of the 5.3 million households in Sri Lanka, 1.3 million or 24.3 per cent are headed by females. Most of these women are single, divorced, separated or unmarried.

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Long march thanks to her mother

SSP Darshika Kumari Ranasinghaarachchi thinks that she can render more service than her previous assignments through her new position as the Director of Police Children and Women Abuse Prevention Bureau. “About 65% of the population are women and children. My task is resolving the problems they face. I attend to each problem daily.”

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What is UNHRC resolution 46/1 on Sri Lanka?

The resolution titled ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’ boosts the powers of the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights with a view to future prosecutions.

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Sri Lankan health officials sell free COVID-19 vaccine for Rs. 5,000

We talked to a person who had offered Rs. 5,000 (approximately 26 US dollars) to obtain the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine that is administered free of charge by the Sri Lanka government. The individual, whose identity we do not disclose, offered this bribe to health officials at an office of the Medical Officer of Health (MOH) in Colombo city to obtain a token for the vaccine from a Public Health Inspector (PHI).

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Bimshani Jasing Arachchi – the first woman Deputy Inspector General of Sri Lanka Police

Mrs. Bimshani Jasing Arachchi was promoted as Sri Lanka’s first woman Deputy Inspector General (DIG) in October 2020, creating history in Sri Lanka’s 154 years old police service. The march of DIG Bimshani Jasing Arachchi in her career in police service is an example to Sri Lanka’s women. She is presently the DIG in charge of police administrative grievances division and called as police ombudsman.

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