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REAL LEADERS

Daily Mirror Reading newspapers fuels my thoughts and perusing pictures catches my eye! My first question then is WHY? Why can’t our leaders be ‘real leaders’ like most of them in every other part of the world? Memory takes me back to a particular picture of the then President Obama and Laotian President Vorachit inspecting … Continue reading

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‘Prisoners are human beings’

Editorial     “It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones,” – Nelson Mandela When a suspect is taken into custody by a law enforcement officer or a law enforcement … Continue reading

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Wanted: Lanka’s three Criminals on the run

Former Central Bank Governor, former Ambassador to Russia and former ambassador to the United States in the public dock. They were once the Three Musketeers of Lanka — the Athos, Porthos and Aramis in Alexander Dumas’s classic novel — appointed to high office by the Government and charged with the responsibility of ensuring the advancement … Continue reading

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An Oak of the East(ern Province)

……… falls to the ground A heart felt tribute to the late Fr. Harry Miller (Island Appreciation By Ashley Somanader) The entire Eastern Province of Sri Lanka, especially the District of Batticaloa, and in particular, the past students of St. Michael’s College, Batticaloa, wherever they are, very much moan the passing away of a great Icon, … Continue reading

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Death of a Lab Assistant

Death of a loyal colleague (Original Title) I feel the compulsive need of a shoulder to cry on and find myself turning instinctively to you. At about 11 am, on the 11th of January 2019, word came that 90-year old retired laboratory attendant of the Department of Physiology of the Colombo Medical School, I W … Continue reading

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