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‘Can a vehicle be driven on Park Road at 175 kmph?’

By Uditha Kumarasinghe (Sunday Observer) Slain rugby player Wasim Thajudeen’s case was highlighted once again when State Minister, Highways and Road Development Ranjan Ramanayaka joining the Committee Stage debate in Parliament demanded the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) summon Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa over his recent remarks on the slain ruggerite. State Minister Ramanayke said it … Continue reading

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Making of strange political twins

    Provincial Council (PC) elections withheld for far too long by both the Government and the Elections Commission (EC) not wanting to take responsibility is leading to a major political conflict yet to break into an open debate and public protests. Joint Opposition Spokesperson MP Dinesh Gunawardena has repeatedly requested the EC to hold elections … Continue reading

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Former SL Envoy to USA to be prosecuted

Sri Lanka coup hastens prosecution of Rajapaksa envoy to Washington ECONOMYNEXT – (Island) Sri Lanka’s October coup that brought former president Mahinda Rajapaksa briefly back to power may have backfired on a close relative, ex-ambassador to Washington and fugitive from justice, Jaliya Wickramasuriya. The prospect of a Rajapaksa government in Colombo prompted justice authorities in … Continue reading

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For how long will this continue?

By Mass L. Usuf The public is confused. They are helpless. Some are agitated. Others are awfully angry. The question posed is, “for how long is this staged show going to continue?” The sympathisers of President Maithripala Sirisena have turned against him. The supporters of Mahinda Rajapaksa are reconsidering their loyalty to him. The supporters … Continue reading

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