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2020: Political puzzle for people of Paradise

Sunday Times My dear citizens in Paradise, I thought I must write to you to wish you a Happy New Year as well as to reflect on the year that was and look forward to the year that is to come. Most of you will be exhausted after the big race last year but 2020 … Continue reading

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Facts And Fallacies Of Muslim Population In Sri Lanka

By Nimal Siripala (Colombo Telegraph) It’s a long read of 6000+ words Anti-Muslim campaigns have been on the rise in the recent past across Sri Lanka – raising the spectre of Muslims being an existential threat to Buddhism and the Sinhala race due to their increase in numbers and growing economic domination. The perceived demographic … Continue reading

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Let’s Avert clash of cultures and religions

Daily Mirror Editorial As we spend the last few days of the remaining year in reflective thought all who can hear the sound of their breathing can consider themselves as ‘winners’.    However painful it is to revisit the past we must for a moment return to April 21 and say a prayer for the … Continue reading

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Embracing 2020 with MCC (Maliban Cream Cracker for some)

Daily Mirror There were interesting memes on the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement making rounds after the election. One said, when a Pohottuwa supporter was asked what MCC was, the answer had been Maliban Cream Crackers.   As it was during the 2015 presidential election campaigns when Colombo Port City was flogged with no end, the 480-million … Continue reading

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