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Regional cooperation and PPPs key to developing educational technology in Sri Lanka: IPS

Expanding Ed-tech through partnerships, collaborations, and AI can improve quality education

March 7, 2024 6 min read

Sri Lanka top doctor seeks equality in healthcare

He urged fellow doctors to ensure a change of attitude to end discrimination by educating other health care staff

January 20, 2024 3 min read

Creative industries remain an untapped sector in Sri Lanka

They create employment, income, increase export earnings, promote innovation and contribute to societal wellbeing

January 18, 2024 3 min read

Sri Lanka, the Wedding Isle

Every wedding is special for participants and ordinary for the rest of the world.

January 13, 2024 4 min read
Regional integration to empower Sri Lankan women

Providing equal employment opportunities for men and women can enable South Asia to enhance incomes by 25%.

In the political arena, South Asian women face similar hurdles

In South Asia, women face similar hurdles when breaking into the male-dominated political arena

Sri Lanka on the brink of political revolution

The latest viral video is a Sinhala version of the anti-Fascist Anthem known by its original Italian title BellaCia

Arjuna Ranawana
April 16, 2022 9 min read
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Proposed Sri Lanka National Policy for Industrial Development: A commentary

Trade and industrial policies complement each other

December 6, 2021 24 min read

Easter Sunday blasts; an issue that the government wants to wish away

Pressure from various groups primarily the Catholic Church for answers rattles the government

Arjuna Ranawana
December 4, 2021 9 min read

Sri Lanka government heading into a perfect storm: Opinion

Protests over several issues including the Easter Sunday probe magnify economic troubles

Arjuna Ranawana
November 11, 2021 5 min read

Military training: Misguided, Counterproductive, and Against Buddhist Values.

Skills cultivated through mindfulness include awareness, scientific observation, empathy, equanimity, and compassion.

Nipuna Kumbalathara.
July 31, 2021 7 min read

Sri Lanka's sovereignty and Port City Commission Bill - an analysis

Debate on the bill is scheduled for this week

May 18, 2021 12 min read

Sri Lanka fertilizer ban haphazard, modern tech, risk management the answer: researcher

Outright chemical fertilizer ban may have negative consequences

May 8, 2021 11 min read

Sri Lanka's Drug menace needs a new approach

Crime surrounding the increased use of hard drugs in Sri Lanka is a major societal and law and order concern, but are we...

Imesh Ranasinghe
March 17, 2021 8 min read

Sri Lanka import controls and their impact

Sri Lanka's import controls have created shortages and inflated prices giving profits to some domestic producers from fa...

March 17, 2021 3 min read

The often futile quest for Justice in Sri Lanka affects all

Justice is central to the Christian faith and I hope that at least now, Sinhalese and Tamil Catholics can support each o...

Ruki Fernando
March 3, 2021 9 min read
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Truth, In The Face Of Cremation

Muslims and even Christians wait with bated breath to see if Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit would result in...

By Hilmy Ahamed – Vice President Muslim Council of Sri Lanka
February 23, 2021 11 min read
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Wake Up! It’s time for Gender Parity not Patriarchy

The resistance from a number of senior police officers to the appointment of Bimshani Jasin Arachchi as the first woman ...

Kshama Ranawana
February 22, 2021 6 min read

International concern that Sri Lanka continues to cremate Muslim Covid dead

Visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan urged to “push Sri Lanka to gazette” the step to end the forced cremati...

Arjuna Ranawana
February 18, 2021 5 min read

Attacks on Wimal maybe a sign of a seismic shift in the ruling alliance

There’s bitter invective being directed at a government Cabinet Minister these days by a faction of the ruling allianc...

Arjuna Ranawana
February 10, 2021 6 min read
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And then she got Covid

The government's "governance by distraction" strategy takes a hit as prominent leaders who took the "Dhammika Paniya" to...

Arjuna Ranawana
January 27, 2021 7 min read
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Government’s decision to award the Adani group the ECT terminal is positive

By explaining his decision in a straightforward manner, and carrying it out, President Rajapaksa has shown leadership in...

Dr. Jehan Perera - Executive Director National Peace Council
January 19, 2021 6 min read

Opinion: Building a common Sri Lankan identity a challenge

Are Sri Lankans of all ethnicities equal citizens and can this country build a nation that treats all groups equally?

Kshama Ranawana
January 14, 2021 8 min read
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Discrimination against minorities what is the endgame?

Obstinacy on the Muslim burial issue and the destruction of a memorial for the Jaffna war dead shows the government want...

Arjuna Ranawana
January 11, 2021 8 min read
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Sri Lanka Modern Monetary Theory experiment could be an untamed demon: economist

vSri Lanka's unprecedented monetary printing bout in the name of Modern Monetary Theory, a collection of ideas that advo...

January 10, 2021 15 min read
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Opinion: Moving Towards Necessary Balance

With multiple challenges ahead such as resolving the issue of burial of Muslims who die of Covid 19 and the contentious ...

Dr. Jehan Perera
January 6, 2021 7 min read