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Karuna Opts For ‘Cooperative Politics’

While Tamil people of the North and the East engage in hunger strikes or turn to newly enacted laws to resolve long-standing problems, a…

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Sri Lankan Youth Are Using RTI To Help War-Affected Families

Hundreds of displaced families lined up outside the Vavuniya Divisional Secretariat (DS) yesterday (February 22), precious documents in hand, hoping to find answers about…

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Dynasty And Double Standards: Women Leaders In South Asia

While the U.S. has arguably shown the world that it would rather have a leader that grabs pussies than has one, in South Asia…

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Police Crack Down On Raggers

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Paddy Problems

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How Citizens Are Using Sri Lanka’s Shiny New RTI

Just over two weeks ago, a day before Sri Lanka’s 69th Independence Day, the Right to Information Act kicked in with much fanfare from…

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No Respite From Drought

Economy

Treasury Bond Scam ‒ An Update On The Saga

It’s been nearly two years since the controversial transaction of treasury bonds, popularly referred to as the bond scam (thankfully, the media has yet…

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Long Road Home: The Lives of Mullaitivu’s Displaced

Reporting from Keppapulavu, Mullaitivu For over two weeks now, families from a remote village in Mullaitivu have been camping outside an Air Force base,…

Environment & Wildlife

The Indian Ocean, Climate Change, And Failing Monsoons

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article was published on Roar.lk on February 23, 2016, but is being re-published following a series of…

Environment & Wildlife

On The Way Out: Sri Lanka’s Ten Critically Endangered Birds

A number of factors, primarily climate and topographical conditions, have contributed to Sri Lanka being recognised as one of the world’s 25 biodiversity hotspots. What…

Features

Air Turbulence: SLAF’s Costly Procurement Plans

The Sri Lanka Air Force put on a spectacular display on Independence Day, but appearances could be deceptive. Is the SLAF fit for purpose…