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The Rajangane Episode and the Medium of Instruction

I began my official life as District Land Officer, SLAS and ended up 30 years later as National... 


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The real and unreal

  When I read doomsday prophecies and warnings against the Rajapaksas by those who believe... 


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Kings and Pawns on our political chessboard

Defeat for the governing party at local govt polls is not the norm Maithripala did not become SLFP... 


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Anantha Rathriya Forgotten flicks

The three women who take in young Suvisal to the family mansion – the mother, played by Radha... 


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It’s a bird; it’s a plane…. No it’s a drone

Drones are evolving into ‘poor man’s precision guided munition On January 6, 2018,... 


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The centre, the periphery and the corpse

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), now in its third or fourth month, is no longer a third force.... 


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Centenarian war hero fights for ‘lost’ land

  Pathiranage Edmond David Silva, who lives in Polonnaruwa, appeals to the President to... 


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controversy over Maharagama Urban Council motorcycle Group leaves Questionable trail

Following campaigns led by candidates starkly divided on various issues, Sri Lanka on February... 


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Forgotten flicks: Sagara Jalaya A follow-up to the retelling

“It must be seen today, by the young of today,” Ranjith Rubasinghe told me over lunch.... 


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Respecting boundaries and personal space

As Sri Lankans, we place less stress on the importance of personal space, possibly because of our collective... 


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