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Sri Lanka’s humanitarian operation against COVID-19, a success

With the outbreak of new coronavirus and the world’s most powerful nations have become powerless and confused as to how to defeat the invisible enemy.

July 01, 2020


No fear of second outbreak of COVID-19’ - Kamal Gunaratne

Defence Secretary Maj.Gen( Retired) Kamal Gunaratne , in an interview with Daily Mirror, spelled out the mission of his office in containing COVID-19, the present status of the country and also responded to allegations regarding militarisation. 

June 17, 2020


Open Letter to the Sigrid Rausing Trust on Yasmin Sooka & ITJP

June 16, 2020


Fathers Day message to Children of our Nation

Father’s Day is the day of honouring fatherhood and parental bonds. In Roman Catholic countries in Europe, its celebrate on March 19th, the St Joseph day. In America it’s third Sunday of month of June. So, this years Father’s Day is on 21st June 2020.

June 15, 2020


11 June 1990 – The World commemorates DEAD TERRORISTS but Mass Murder of 774 UNARMED Sri Lanka Police by LTTE Forgotten

It is a tragedy that the custodians of world peace are unable to differentiate between those that defend a Nation and its People and those armed to create mayhem and murder.

June 11, 2020


Credibility of the “War Witnesses” : Which version of Dr. Varatharaja do we believe now?

It is just as well that Dr. Varatharaja has taken to films. He certainly deserves the award for Best Actor. From reading of a script called Hippocratic Oath to serve humanity and practice profession as a doctor with conscience and dignity, he is now reading different scripts and writing memoirs, films and going round the world talking human rights too.

June 06, 2020


Sri Lanka Navy’s dedication to protect the nation from all fronts:

The worst despair to any patriot is to be deplored by the very people, whom you have sworn to defend at any peril. It is said that Srimath Anagarika Dharmap?la, who led a non-violent struggle in securing Buddhist sites in a pre-independent Ceylon, in his efforts was constantly ridiculed by locals with unsubstantiated allegations.

May 17, 2020


Sri Lanka’s Victory : LTTE turned children into child soldiers. Sri Lanka brought out the talents in child soldiers

We have only guestimates of Tamil children kidnapped by LTTE and turned into child soldiers. We don’t really know the exact numbers of Tamil children kidnapped, how many died during LTTE training, how many were killed trying to flee LTTE training camps, how many lie injured from training, how many children died during hostilities, how many children were brainwashed to commit suicide by biting cyanide capsule, how many children were suicide bombers, how many children were trained by the LTTE female child soldier trainer – the Australian nurse now living a good life in UK.

May 17, 2020


Sri Lanka’s New Normal: Demystifying promise and peril of an opaque era

Ever since the COVID-19 outbreak struck Sri Lanka about two months ago, a couple of narratives dominated our life. They were mainly driven as coping mechanisms and containment efforts. Amidst discussions of social distancing, isolation, battle against COVID-19 the real yearning has always been about the post COVID-19 situation and a new normal will set in.

May 11, 2020


Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday Masterminds: Difficulties in unveiling high-profile elites camouflaging Ideological extremism

Violent extremism is easier to deal with. Authorities can locate venues of training and gather groups being trained and even rehabilitate them. However, the task is not simple when the masterminds of violent extremism are disguised and camouflage themselves as high profile...

May 05, 2020