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Ajit Doval’s unfolding debacle in Sri Lanka

The Indian press carried anxious commentaries about the recent visit of Chinese Defence Minister General Chang Wanquan to Sri Lanka. India Today observed that this visit took place amidst warnings issued by the Chinese media to the effect that Beijing will fight back if New Delhi tries to interfere in China’s relations with other South Asian countries. The New Indian Express speculated that the purpose of the Chinese Defence Minister’s visit could be to re-establish military ties with Colombo.Read More...

Environmental Destruction in Gommunnawa


Gommunnawa mountain range is located within the Ridigama Divisional Secretary division in Kurunegala district. Through this massif that divides Kurunegala and Kandy districts were the tracks along which the peasants trekked from the East coast into the...

UNHRC and its resolutions on Sri Lanka


Although the separatist armed conflict ended in May 2009, the first UNHRC Resolution on "Promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka" was in April 2012. This was followed by Resolutions in March 2013; March 2014 and September 201...

Bertie Wijesinghe - in the class of Hobbs


The highest honour G H Hardy, the Cambridge Fourth Wrangler, bestows on a cricketer is placing him in the class of Hobbs.

A friend from the days of the University of Ceylon, a lover of cricket, who devotedly studied the literature but never pl...

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