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UK envoy notes optimism in the North

As published in Colombo Gazette, May 29, 2015

British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka James Dauris made his first official visit to the Northern Province last week. 407 more words

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Saranya & Vithya, they both got raped

Vithya was at the height of her popularity,

Saranya already lay forgotten in the by the way,

After all, she got raped in February and this- 47 more words


Sarath Silva does another U-turn

As published in the Daily Mirror

Former Chief Justice Sarath Silva launching a scathing attack on the present government, saying that it ‘was illegal from its inception.’ He said that he ‘regrets having lit the fire’ by opposing President Rajapaksa’s candidacy. 822 more words

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the commuter train from Galle to Colombo

With Galle as its starting point, the train to Colombo is somehow full as it arrives. We place our bags on the rack and settle in the breezeway resigning ourselves to a two hour journey standing up, holding onto handles, straps, anything.  215 more words

On The Commuter Train From Galle To Colombo Fort

Who really won on January 8?

Some of Maithripala Sirisena’s recent words and deeds have been so disturbing and so fundamentally anti-Sri Lankan that questions need to be raised about what exactly his motives are, and who exactly he is working for. 1,165 more words

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