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Ignoring all the domestic counsel and going for foreign advisors

The inability of successive Governments to implement a plethora of reports on financial matters has now resulted in the advent of a permanent foreign anti-corruption adviser to the Cabinet of Ministers, on offer by a foreign Government that has put Sri Lanka in the basket of most corrupt countries in the world.

Whoever wins, let the polls be free and fair

Nominations were closed at noon yesterday for the long delayed elections to 92 local councils. For the 248 other councils, nominations will be received from December 18 to 21.

A sound decision

Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya, it is reported, has banned political activity, at temples, and, other religious centres, during the duration of the LG election campaign.

Rajapaksas, yet to see the ‘Light’


Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, spearheading the Eliya movement to defeat government efforts at creating a new constitution

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India poised to join China as global leaders in renewables: Report

India is poised to join China as the two global leaders in the renewable energy technology-led transformation, a US-based research institute said.


India’s growth story is treading on thin ice

By all estimates, the Indian economy has entered a phase of recovery. After a period of subdued growth that was marred by a spate of disruptions, India has regained the fastest-growing major eco...