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Sri Lanka’s Constitutional Reform: New Wine In Old Wineskin?

By Annahl Anbini Hoole –

Annahl Anbini Hoole, MD

The Managers’ Forum in Nallur, Jaffna had Lal Wijenayake, Winston Pathiraja, and Yuresha Fernando speaking on Sri Lanka’s Constitutional Reform Process on 23.04.2017.  Considering the deficient and unfair system in place underscored by human-rights violations for decades, constitutional reform …read more

Sri Lanka’s Muddled Politicos Can Learn From Andhra

By Kumar David –

Prof. Kumar David

Andhra Pradesh’s Chandrababu Naidu leads the pack: Lanka’s muddled politicos can learn from Andhra

The economies of some big states in India are growing above the national average, among them Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Telangana; small ones like Pondicherry, Goa, Meghalaya and …read more

The “Garbage Slide” In Colombo, Sri Lanka

By Emil van der Poorten –

Emil van der Poorten

As I write this the “Woe is me” brigade is in full cry with the “Woulda, shoulda, coulda” one not far behind, following the single worst disaster of its kind in the entire history of Sri Lanka.

To …read more

No Equality Without Secularism

By S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole –

Prof. S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole

On 22 May I was privileged to chair a Jaffna Managers’ Forum meeting where Lal Wijenayake, Chairman of the Public Representations Committee on Constitutional Reforms, came to consult the public. It was an immense success. Assisted by …read more

ත්‍රිකුණාමල තෙල් ගබඩා සංකීර්ණයේ නිදාන කථාව

චාමර ලක්ෂාන් කුමාර –

චාමර ලක්ෂාන් කුමාර

ඉඳහිට කථාබහට ලක් වන ත්‍රිකුණාමලයේ තෙල්ටැංකි පිළිබඳ කතිකාවක් ගෙවුණු සතියේ රටේ ඇතිවුණේ, ඛනිජ තෙල් සංස්ථා සේවකයන් දියත් කළ එක්දින වැඩ වැරුමත් සමඟය. වර්ජනයට විෂය වූ කරුණු කාරණා අතර ත්‍රිකුණාමලයේ තෙල් ටැංකි පිළිබඳ කාරණයක් ද විය. නැ‍ඟෙනහිර පළ‍ාතේ පිහිටි ත්‍රිකුණාමලය අතිශය වැදගත් මර්මස්ථානයක් …read more