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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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Probing the assassination plot

Daily News Editorial The whole episode surrounding the alleged plot hatched by the former Terrorist Investigation Division Head (TID) DIG Nalaka de Silva to assassinate President Maithripala Sirisena and former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa as disclosed by a Civil Society activist has raised more questions than answers. Namal Kumarage, a leading figure of an anti-corruption … Continue reading

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Fast-track these cases

Daily Mirror Editorial President Maithripala Sirisena has voiced his concern at the slow progress in instituting legal proceedings against members of the Security Forces implicated in various acts of criminality during the former regime. Speaking to Heads of print and electronic media and editors at the Presidential Secretariat on Friday, the President said the police … Continue reading

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