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The parable of Lute and devolution

By Upali Cooray A very thought provoking pragmatic debate ended today(11th Sept.) between Dr. Dayan Jayatillake(DJ) and Emeritus Professor Dr. G.H.Peiris (GP)  in the Colombo Telegraph and in The Island newspaper, concerning the devolution of political power in Sri Lanka. There appears to be two contrasting views between the two who...


Time to identify our enemies

By S. Akurugoda As correctly stated in The Island editorial of Wednesday (11),’Crooks and fleas’, our country today has earned notoriety as a rogues’ paradise. The editorial further says “Nobody has been arrested over the Treasury bond scams which have caused colossal losses to some state banks and the Employees’...