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2.4/5 (23 votes)
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June 23rd, 2012 - 88th Birth Anniversary of President Premadasa The ethnic problem did not end with the war. The ethnic problem has to be resolved to make peace work and prevent the next war. Development, democracy and devolution: that was the...
Sunday, 24 June 2012 | 824 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.9/5 (23 votes)
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We were indeed fortunate to read and interesting pen-portrait of the late President Ranasinghe Premadasa by one of his close associates K.H.J. Wijedasa, which appeared in the Sunday Island of April 29. As Wijedasa says in his article, he has been,...
Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 1988 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
3.0/5 (22 votes)
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Given the shrillness of the nature of public debate in recent times, especially postwar, most Sri Lankans I know have avoided getting involved in them. The latter have resorted to ‘quiet discussion’ with fellow citizens who are not uncomfortable...
Sunday, 14 August 2011 | 842 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.4/5 (23 votes)
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Sri Lanka is attempting, after the military victory over the LTTE, to achieve significant economic and social development. But to succeed in this endeavour at the present time of deepening global economic crisis is not going to be easy. There are...
Sunday, 14 August 2011 | 1895 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.4/5 (26 votes)
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"I am happy to attend this great assembly not only as a representative of my country but also as a woman and a mother who can understand the thoughts and feelings of the millions of women, the mothers of this world, who are deeply concerned with the...
Sunday, 12 December 2010 | 6432 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.8/5 (16 votes)
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"Someday a President will emerge from the South", was Basil Rajapaksa’s prediction twenty years ago according to environmental journalist Dharman Wickremarat... article in the Sunday Island (21 November 2010) to mark President Rajapaksa’s...
Sunday, 05 December 2010 | 1618 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.7/5 (15 votes)
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The late Mr. Lalith Athulathmudali was best known in the public domain as a great politician, a skillful orator and a pragmatic leader. One thing known only to those who had close interactions with him is the unique ability he had in dealing with...
Sunday, 05 December 2010 | 2481 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
2.2/5 (14 votes)
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Fifty years ago on 21 July 1960, Sirima Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike was sworn in as Prime Minister of Ceylon (as Sri Lanka was known then). The 44-year-old widow of Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike made history on that day as the world’s...
Saturday, 24 July 2010 | 3127 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more

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