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Sri Lanka in Jeopardy

Never in the history of politics, in the Seventy years of Independence, have we come across such double-dealing and hypocrisy ‘Marked’ by deliberate deceptiveness pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another. Treachery and perfidiousness is being perpetrated by a Head of State, the President, Mr. Maithripala Sirisena himself, shamelessly.

Maithri - 'Un'-Majestically,  depicts lack of worldly experience and propriety needed for a President
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Is Kinder Chocolate more dangerous than gun?

Gun is not a musical instrument to entertain people but it is to kill any living thing and that is the only function it can perform.

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A wicked world

We hear about 'mother's day', 'father's day', 'children's day' and even 'animals' day' but are these days are sincerely observed and followed?

Syrian war of the city of Aleppo. One of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
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‘I am still in shock’: Journalists flee Venezuela to publish ongoing investigation, amid legal threats

It sounded like another grim chapter in the repression that has gripped Venezuela during the rule of President Nicolas Maduro.

Joesph Poliszuk, the editor of Armando.info in Venezuela, has been forced to leave the country.
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What’s behind the U.S. stock market bust?

In the last couple of weeks, the Dow-Jones index bounced like a wild horse that’s out of control. It closed at 23,190 before closing on last Friday, Feb. 9.

What’s behind the U.S. stock market bust?
What’s behind the U.S. stock market bust?
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Batting and fielding in turns!

You may think that this is related to Sri Lanka Vs Bangladesh Test match played at Dhaka and won by Sri Lanka by 215 runs and under three days.

Batting and fielding in turns!
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Government Leaders Insult Intelligence of Sri Lankan Public

These days we hear ad nauseam, ‘holier than thou’ preaching by President Maithripala Sirisena (MS) and Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe (RW). The virtues of honesty and integrity claimed by these two Government leaders are an insult to the intelligence of the average Sri Lankan whose literacy is high and has eyes to see, ears to hear, and a brain to think for oneself and understand.

Government Leaders Insult Intelligence of Sri Lankan Public
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Ensuring Food Security in Sri Lanka: INSSSL Threat Lens

The Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) hosted a “Threat Lens” roundtable discussion on the topic of “Meeting the Challenges and Ensuring Food Security in Sri Lanka” on the 23rd of January 2018 at the Ministry of Defence.

Ensuring Food Security in Sri Lanka: INSSSL Threat Lens
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It’s Smog And It’s More Than What We Know

Since the first war of independence against British raj ended in 1857, Lahore and New Delhi were never seen on the same page again except now, in a fight against a common opponent, SMOG!

It’s Smog And It’s More Than What We Know
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Davos 2018 – the talking shop for oligarchs, bankers and global elites (?)

Last week, Davos - the mountain resort, which sits high up in the eastern Alps of Switzerland in Graubunden – welcomed more than 2,500 movers and shakers - business, political and academic leaders from around the globe. They came to attend the yearly World Economic Forum (WEF), scheduled for January 23-26. It was the 48th forum to date.

Davos 2018 – the talking shop for oligarchs, bankers and global elites (?)
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