Archive for April 4th, 2011

Seek and ye shall find…Norwegians!

Monday, April 4th, 2011

MahamahaRaja  What began in Libya as another seemingly run-of-the-mill “people’s revolution” against a longstanding Middle Eastern dictator, has slowly degraded into something a lot more opaque. Perhaps it was the revelation that many of the “rebels” were actually connected to al-Qaeda (1), or perhaps it was the realization that a large number of Afghan and […]

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Sri Lanka’s World Cup Loss A Comedy of Errors

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Cricket Talk By Doosra Kumar! April 2nd 2011 It seems a pity to have to reflect in retrospect after Sri Lanka’s World Cup  loss at Mumbai that it was probably a comedy of errors involving  the red handed Kumar Sangakkara as well as the Sri Lankan selectors whose bungling relative to captaincy and the final team selection respectively that cost Sri Lanka […]

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Our World Cup defeat…is it worth that big a cry?

Monday, April 4th, 2011

By Mario Perera, Kadawata I must admit being deeply affected by our cricketers snatching defeat from the jaws of probable victory. When the final team selection was announced the foreign commentators summed it all up very succinctly. They said that the strength of Sri Lanka had all along been the bowling with its quota of […]

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Does everything depend on your will?

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Dr.Tilak Fernando  Three years ago a young man informed me how his attempts to seek an overseas job became a futile exercise after undergoing a rigorous procedure and his details were wiped out from official government computers after a lapse of one year. Notwithstanding he remained unruffled. In my quest to find out his composure […]

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Colombo Metropolitan Corporation or Colombo Municipal Council, CMC

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Herold Leelawardena Leave out the names and acronyms; the government’s move to put an end to the Colombo Municipal Council is a good move. Just look at the comic opera that took place at its last election. Due to some of their own blunders, the UNP was barred by election commissioner from contesting elections in 2006. So, the […]

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