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Yahapalanya & India

By Kamalika Pieris India sees itself as a future world power. But unfortunately, the world does not see India in the same way. The world considers India to be a badly run, badly divided country. India appears to be a country that is unable to fulfill the just demand of...

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Yahapalana and The United States Of America

USA emerged as a super power after World War II, with the Marshal Plan which created NATO in 1949 and the Korea war of 1950. [1] American power is based on alliances not colonies. [2] US has some 60 treaty allies. [3]It tops the list in number of embassies, consulates and missions as well. [4]  ‘Economist’...

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Imperatives under Article 83 for a new constitution

By Neville Ladduwahetty MP Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne P.C. during the course of an interview had stated: “We must go for a referendum if we are to introduce a new Constitution. For example, if we want to change even a comma in Article 83 of the Constitution, we must go for...

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Why we mustn’t move a millimetre beyond the 13th amendment

By Dr. DAYAN JAYATILLEKA   “Many Sinhalese … forget that the Tamils of the North and East occupied our Island even before the birth of Buddha … Long before the Sinhalese language was born out of Pali, Tamil and indigenous dialects, the Tamil Dravidians have been occupying this land for centuries…” Chief Minister CV...