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Why history says Notre Dame will rise again

Kristin Romey (National Geographic/ Daily News) Notre Dame Cathedral on the bank of the River Seine in the heart of Paris. Picture by Samangie Wettimuny On a spring day in 1163, the first foundation stone for the building that would become the cathedral of Notre Dame was set into the soil of Paris’ IIe de … Continue reading

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Enduring the tragedy of ambiguous loss

Island BY Jehan Perera The appointment last week of commissioners to the Office for Reparation, an independent authority created by the Office for Reparations Act passed in parliament on 9 October 2018, has been the second step of the transitional justice mechanisms for reconciliation process agreed upon by the government and international community. It took … Continue reading

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Was Senaka Bibile Murdered?

W. Panditaratna (Sunday Island) Senaka Bibile The article of Vimal Dias which appeared in the Sunday Island of February 24th, while recalling the enormous contribution made by the late Senaka Bibile, as the Chairman of the State Pharmaceutical Corporation (SPC), bemoans the fact that while on an UNCTAD assignment. “He was also working on the … Continue reading

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From losing MONEY to becoming narrow-minded

GP reveals how spending too much time on social media is RUINING your life Daily Mail, UK Dr Imran Rashid said we are always jumping between the real and online world He analysed more than 200 scientific papers to co-author the book Offline It details how technology is affecting the workings of the brain Dangers … Continue reading

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