To bell the cat, or toll the bell?

February 25, 2018 at 12:31 am

By N Sathiya Moorthy

 

Now that the much-maligned local government polls are behind the nations Sri Lankans can sit back, take a deeper breath than already and wait for the next round of political drama to unfold with faltering regularity and greater melodrama than during the three-plus years of the incumbent government.

Zeid calls on UNHRC to explore other avenues for accountability in Sri Lanka

February 25, 2018 at 12:12 am

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has called on the UN Human Rights Council to explore other avenues that could foster accountability in Sri Lanka.

Editorial- island.lk

February 25, 2018 at 12:02 am

Reshuffle repair?

Few analysts were venturing guesses on what the cabinet reshuffle expected to be completed today will bring us. The signs are that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will make some changes on the UNP side but there have been no hints that President Sirisena, whose SLFP/UPFA fared worse that the UNP at the Feb. 10 local election, will do likewise.

The Story of A Man Who Built Five Cinemas

February 24, 2018 at 11:54 pm

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Veerappa Alagu Caruppiah

Tea and Opium- Liquid Jade and the Fruit of the Poppy

February 24, 2018 at 11:20 pm

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Distilleries to be listed again on CSE on Feb. 26

February 24, 2018 at 11:12 pm

Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC (DCSL) will once again be listed on the trading boards of the Colombo Stock Exchange tomorrow (Feb. 26) following its delisting some months ago consequent to a share swap arrangement between DCSL and its holding company, Melstacorp PLC.

Post Local Government Elections – Post Mortem

February 24, 2018 at 11:09 pm

The voter has voted. Was it a “Wake Up call” or a “Quit Call”?
Surely even our short-memoried voters cannot wish back the old guard with its utter disregard for democratic governance and the rule of law?

Ananda College’s Head Prefect makes presentation on Col. Olcott

February 24, 2018 at 11:07 pm

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More on Jennings and Peradeniya

February 24, 2018 at 11:03 pm

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The ‘Useful Idiocy’ of Donald Trump!

February 24, 2018 at 10:54 pm

PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR CHRIS HEDGES ON . . .

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