What happened to World Cup winners?

S H Moulana (Island Opinion Page) It was the year 1996, 22 years to be exact, we defeated Australia by 7 wickets to win the Cricket World Cup in Lahore. Sri Lankans working in Riyadh celebrated the occasion by distributing T-Shirts with the team’s logo to all expatriates, irrespective of their nationality, in the hospitality … Continue reading

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Aimless search for puppet Presidents

Heavy campaigning for self-nominated candidates is an indication of a huge crisis In these messy situations, the Hitler type candidate can gain better validity We need candidates who would back reforms the society endorses through serious dialogue Media is agog with conspiracy theories over alleged assassination attempts on President Sirisena and Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Importance of … Continue reading

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Cashew nuts and Murunga leaves

Island Editorial Political leaders are going for one another’s jugular over various issues in Colombo. They thunder in Parliament and elsewhere, claiming to be the saviours of the nation, which has come to such a pass that the need has arisen for it to be saved from its saviours. The Joint Opposition (JO) held a … Continue reading

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Why Sri Lanka loves India’s Modi

Daily Mirror Editorial Sri Lanka has suddenly shown a keen interest to strengthen ties with India with both Government representatives and members of the opposition meeting up with Premier Narendra Modi, in New Delhi recently. India was lagging behind China, one of Sri Lanka’s main partners helping build the island nation’s infrastructure like ports and … Continue reading

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