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Sunday, 15 July 2012





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Media freedom in the US :

Not so rosy as projected

The photograph depicting a police officer handcuffing a woman we are reproducing along with this political note did not occur in a developing country or a Third World nation which more frequently receives ‘lectures’, ‘advice’ and sometimes’ reprimands’ from the United States about the virtues of press or media freedom and the importance of upholding those freedoms to safeguard or consolidate democracy.

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Provincial Council system could be used effectively –  Gammanpila

Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) Legal Advisor and Minister of Agriculture, Environment, Minor Irrigation and Industries of the Western Provincial Council Udaya Prabath Gammanpila, in an interview with the Sunday Observer, touched upon many important issues, including the RIO + 20 Summit, which he attended, the Private Member Bill of UNP Parliamentarian Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe seeking to prevent Bhikkhus,

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Work on Oluvil project in progress:

Regional harbours to boost economic growth

When the Hambantota harbour was opened, it was criticised by many sections of the public; some said that Sri Lanka would not have the financial resources to open any more harbours while others said that since President Mahinda Rajapaksa was from Hambantota, all development projects were centred on that area.

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Moral consciousness on the decline - Prof. Siri Hettige

It has stooped to such lowly levels that I have begun to mistrust my beloved parents, look at my husband of 14 years with suspicion and fight a strong inner urge to abandon my longstanding occupation and stay at home to protect my two young children from sex maniacs. But unfortunately what I read in the papers these days have made me distrust even myself.

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