• Cartoon of the day - May 31, 2020
  • Defence Ministry confirms no data breach during cyber attack - May 31, 2020

    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) quoting Sri Lanka CERT has confirmed that no data breach had occurred during the cyber attack launched on two Government websites yesterday. “Chief Executive Officer of the Sri Lanka CERT|CC Lal Dias said no data breach has occurred in this attempt to deface the websites, ” MoD[…]

  • Hedging between fortune and survival - May 31, 2020

    Black Box by Capt. Vasabha The major political parties are hedging their bets this week, as their fortunes and, in some cases, survival depend on the outcome of the legal battle before the Supreme Court (SC) on the fate of the dissolved Parliament and postponed general election. The United National[…]

  • A political legend who changed the face of the nation - May 31, 2020

     Mahinda Rajapaksa, whom I am fortunate enough to call my father By Namal Rajapaksa Fifty years ago, on 27 May 1970, the journey of a political legend began. Sri Lanka’s political destiny changed when Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa decided to follow his father’s footsteps by entering the political arena, representing[…]

  • Let’s not persecute the persecuted - May 31, 2020

    The past week has been the most prolific in the detection of Covid-19 cases since the global pandemic arrived in Sri Lanka mid-March. The five days from Monday to Friday last week saw over 400 individuals being detected with the virus, sending the overall number of infected soaring past the[…]

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