Hitler(II)?

Daily News Editorial (Images from internet) The main story of an English language weekly yesterday speculated that the Asgiriya Chapter Anunayake’s call to former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa to follow Hitler when he takes over the country may have damaged Gota’s presidential prospects. The Ven.Vendaruwe Upali Thera created a huge political uproar when, delivering an … Continue reading

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Poor leopard! (and our parliamentarians)

Island Editorial Parliament was flooded with tears the other day. Having feasted on huge chunks of mutton, chicken and fish, our politicians wept buckets for an unfortunate leopard which had been beaten to death in Kilinochchi. Scandalised, they threw up their arms in despair, condemning the cruel fate that had befallen the poor animal; they … Continue reading

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Learn from dog’s sixth sense

KAJAL CHATTERJEE, Kolkotha (Island Opinion Page) Once I visited the home of one of my relatives in another town, in a large demarcated residential complex, amidst well-planned bungalows, streets lanes and by lanes. I came to know that a dog of the locality has given birth to three puppies which had become the latest sensation … Continue reading

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Lt. Gen. Parami Kulatunga: An Appreciation

Jumo Uduman (Island) “A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.” — Gen. Douglas … Continue reading

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