Gota – the Necessary Evil

Nanda Wanninayaka nanda.wanninayaka@gmail.com The controversial former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, considered a moron by the West and the rest of the sensible world died a few weeks ago. Had Mugabe

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Dismissing UNHRC resolution categorically, Sri Lankan presidential candidate commits diplomatic blunder before election

Ajith Perakum Jayasinghe Sri Lanka People’s Party presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s dismissal to follow up with the resolutions of the present government with United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) appears

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Why we should commend Thenuwara and Viyangoda

Ajith Perakum Jayasinghe A three-judge bench of Court of Appeal of Sri Lanka unanimously decided to dismiss the writ petition challenging Presidential candidate of Sri Lanka People’s Party (SLPP) Gotabaya

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50% of Sri Lankan teachers haven’t participated in any sexual and reproductive health training programme – Study reveals

Comprehensive Sexuality Education is a persisting issue in Sri Lanka. The education system has invested considerable effort to solve this issue but still students leave schools without adequate knowledge to

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Violence and extremism go hand in hand, propelled by ideologies – Prof. Gamini Keerawella

“Violence and extremism go hand in hand. It is propelled by various ideologies. These ideologies don’t happen in a vacuum. The majority of Sri Lankan youth identify themselves only as

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Gota and Mahinda will fight over every bit of power at the country’s expense – The Economist

The Economist international magazine says it seems that Gota and Mahinda will fight over every bit of power at the country’s expense. “Mahinda, the oldest brother, is a sun king,

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Sri Lanka Freedom Party now really free

A political commentator told us that the 68th Anniversary assembly of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) marks an important juncture of its political history. According to him, today the

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Kalamkari Saree that angered a Buddhist monk in Trincomalee

 “Kalamkari” is a handmade saree. It is coloured by natural pigments. Currently this is a very popular saree fashion in South India. This sari is traditionally manufactured in Telengana ,

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Many communities in Sri Lanka are insecure before hatred and violence by religious extremists- UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief

“While the Government promptly brought the situation more or less under control after the bomb blasts, many religious communities remain very concerned about their security because of incitement to hatred

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Why is the inside of our fence still unpainted?

Dhananath Fernando, Advocata Institute A few days ago, I read up on an interesting anecdote from the life of Steve Jobs. When Jobs was a little child, his father had

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