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Of that unfolding drama

Island By Dr. Upul Wijayawardhana Even Shakespeare, the greatest dramatist of all, would have found it extremely difficult to pen a political drama to match what is unfolding in the ‘Land like no other’. It was left to my very good friend and retired senior administrative service officer, Dharme Hewamadduma, to remind me of a … Continue reading

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“Indian Freedom is written on Muslims’ blood”

Sent by a Bangladeshi friend domiciled in USA  Images googled and added by TW Famous Writer Mr. Kushwant Singh says: “Indian Freedom is written on Muslims’ blood, their participation in freedom struggle was much more, in proportion to their small percentage of population” There are 95300 freedom fighters’ names written on India Gate, Delhi out … Continue reading

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Six weeks of Travel Observations in Sri Lanka

By Siri Gamage (Island) It’s a long and informative read of 3400+words This year I came to Peradeniya with my wife primarily to attend the 50th Golden Jubilee celebrations of the 1968 batch of students who entered the Arts Faculty of the University of Ceylon. It was held on October 21st, 2018. We arrived a … Continue reading

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The naked emperor’s Friday night horrors

Sunday Times Satire Aiyo Sirisena, I am writing to you for the second time in two weeks. That is unprecedented but then, what we are realising is that you are an unprecedented President. With you in charge, everything seems to happen on Friday nights, when the nation shuts down for the weekend — and this … Continue reading

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