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Sri Lanka: It Is Neo-Cold War, And At India’s Gates – Analysis

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November 02, 2018 02:36 pm

Independent of the domestic outcomes of the current constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka, it may have already opened up the floodgates for a neo-Cold War centred on South Asia, an...


India vs China amid upheaval in Sri Lankan politics

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November 01, 2018 03:04 pm

The recent political turmoil in Sri Lanka brings to the surface the debate on domestic issues vis-à-vis South Asian geopolitics. The turmoil has roots in a suspected plot...


Land of two PMs and MPs on auction, what next ?

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October 29, 2018 05:37 pm

For those who have read history and how Adolf Hitler sent his SS storm-troopers to strong arm their way into Germany’s state apparatus, here was history repeating itself i...


Have your say: Essential drugs being withdrawn from the market

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October 23, 2018 11:58 am

With big pharmaceutical companies terrified to talk to the media fearing repercussions over the withdrawal of essential and life-saving drugs, serious concern is being expressed...


Sri Lanka: A land like no other

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October 22, 2018 11:13 am

“Actually, I’m Sri Lankan - It’s a small island right below India. That’s where cinnamon and M.I.A. are from. It’s a really nice place. You sh...


Zheng He has been portrayed as a roving historical ambassador of Chinese goodwill but just how peaceful was he ?

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October 19, 2018 02:16 pm

Chinese leaders are quick to emphasize that the Belt and Road is about cooperation and not an expansion of Chinese strategic interests. To make this point, they’...


Lankan Cancer researcher defends immigrant scientists

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October 16, 2018 02:55 pm

Born in Sri Lanka, Ashani Weeraratna was raised in Lesotho in southern Africa and moved to the United States in 1988 to pursue an undergraduate science degree. Now a skin-cancer...


Full effects of global financial crisis may have yet to be felt

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October 12, 2018 01:04 pm

Ten years ago, the century-old investment bank Lehman Brothers was allowed to fail, thereby triggering the most acute phase of the global financial crisis. But instead of experi...


Remembering World Post Day

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October 08, 2018 11:26 am

The "WORLD POST DAY" was declared at the 16th conference of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) held in 1969 in Tokyo, Japan. The delegates voted to declare October 9 eac...


As Chinese influence grows, Japanese warship visits Sri Lanka

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October 01, 2018 05:03 pm

Japan’s largest warship, the Kaga helicopter carrier, sailed into Sri Lanka’s Colombo harbour this weekend, marking Tokyo’s highest profile salvo in a diplomat...




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