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Lasantha’s Eighth Death Anniversary To Be Marked With Graveside Memorial Service

Lasantha’s Eighth Death Anniversary To Be Marked With Graveside Memorial Service

The eighth death anniversary of The Sunday Leader Founder Editor-in-Chief Lasantha Wickrematunge, which falls on 8 January (Sunday), will be marked with a service at his graveside. Family, friends, former colleagues and others, including those from political and diplomatic circles, will gather at Borella Kanatte at 9 a.m. to mark the anniversary and remember Lasantha. […]

“නිහඬ විප්ලවයේ” ඇතුළත කථාව

චාමර ලක්ෂාන් කුමාර – මේ රටේ ඉතිහාසය ලියත්දී 2015 ජනවාරි අටවැනිදා යනු සුවිශේෂි, ඉහළ වැදගත්කමක් සහිත දිනයක් වන්නේ කරුණු කාරණා කිහිපයක් නිසාවෙනි. මූලිකවම ගත්විට, අන්ත දූෂිත ඒකාධිපති පවුල් පාලනයකට තිත තබමින්, ඓතිහාසික බල හුවමාරුවක් සිදු වූ දිනයක් ලෙස එය ඉතිහාසයට එක්වෙයි. එය, ධන බලය, මැර බලය, දේශපාලන බලය යන මේ සෑම බලයකට ම වඩා ජන බලය, බලවත් […]

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Progressing, Not Knowing Where

By Ranil Senanayake – Sri Lanka has opted to enter the global economic system with a very poor appreciation of the scientific considerations of the different options and paths available. In the global financial system, growth is seen as engine of development, but the source of power that has been chosen to propel that growth […]

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Volkswagen Falls Off Yahapālanaya, As Maithri And Ranil Hoodwink Public

Fibs, miscommunication and the blame game were the highlights this week, as the Yahapalanaya government under President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe fell flat on its face after it was exposed how they attempted to deceive millions of people over a vehicle assembly plant in Kuliyapitiya, which the government claimed was built with […]

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Two Years After

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Two Years After

By Izeth Hussain – Two years after the January 2015 General Elections – which I and some others hailed as a Revolution -there is widespread disillusionment about the present Government. Apparently corruption continues at an unacceptable level, and things in general are more or less the same though with some improvements. Differences are of degree, […]

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The 1982 Referendum & July 1983

By Rajan Hoole – Taming The Judiciary & The Legacy Of The 1982 Referendum – Part III We pause here to describe the atmosphere of repression and insanity that prevailed during the run-up to the infamous Referendum which in many direct ways set the stage for July 1983 and for the JVP’s insurgency of 1987-90. […]

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