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Young runners struggling to fly

Island Editorial Our political leaders keep saying, ad nauseam, that children are the future of this country. One cannot agree with them more. They never miss an opportunity to wax eloquent on their commitment to fulfilling children’s needs. But, between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is said to be worn out. Advertisements

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A new era in Zimbabwe

Daily News Editorial  Television screens worldwide were filled with scenes of jubilant Zimbabweans celebrating the resignation of 94-year-old President Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest serving leader, on Tuesday after 37 long years in power. His resignation or more accurately, ouster came after the Zimbabwe Army led by General Constantino Chiwenga intervened with “Operation Restore Legacy” … Continue reading

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Good governance in operation

In a fine example of good governance and its principle of all being equal before the law, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday appeared before the Presidential Commission probing the alleged scams in the Central Bank bond issues and testified for about 90 minutes. Reports say he answered about 48 questions, including some related to … Continue reading

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Gintota: firm action

Sunday Observer Editorial Cartoons added from internet What has happened in Gintota last week that has provoked communal clashes? Why are these incidents of social altercations – that cause no human casualties – between a few individuals, escalating into community level violence and enmity?

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Prabakaran, Wijeweera: What’s the difference?

Let genie be kept in bottle (Original Title) Island Editorial Police have reportedly been ordered to take legal action against anyone who will commemorate the dead Tigers including LTTE Leader Velupillai Prabhakaran on Nov. 27. Curiously, if it is against the law to commemorate the slain Tigers how come the same law does not apply … Continue reading

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