Why is it that people go on repeating the mantras without taking any action as a result of the findings of the scandals? We have got used to wastage of public money, by our elected representatives and their henchmen, but we have not yet taken concrete steps to do something about it.https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/the-sad-state-of-srilankan-airlines-from-rs-4-4-billion-profit-to-rs-107-billion-loss-in-7-years/What good is it for the Deputy Minister to ...

In a Country that has still to get its lactating period out of the way, in typical fashion, (take the Attorney General’s Appointment as a guide of our deficiency) has not yet appointed the IGP designate, when the incumbent retires on Ap12th Ideally the current IGP must be in a position of introducing his sucessor to the major honchos in ...

In the previous blog entry, I explained that in order to change our political culture, which everyone I have spoken to subscribes to, that we must introduce term limits for all, and in this case JUST ONE TERM as the slogan, so a bad egg will only last one time, and GOOD EGGS can be replicated many times over! You ...

On the Front Line – for the Environment The local priest, from the Temple adjoining my property, came to see me last night at dusk, while I was working at my desk, with the Candle being brought out, as the Chimney of the Lamp had broken in my home that has no Electricity!He came to ask to cut the Kumbuk Tree in front of me in the Kumbuk ...

I recently had the opportunity to read two biographies written by my grandfather, HAJ Hulugalle, on DR Wijewardene and DS Senanayake, both of whom he knew and worked with closely during the period of obtaining independence from the British. It was quite apparent from that, that had it not been for the British two party system, bequeathing a parliamentary system ...

The Daily News today published an article headed “Public Servants minimum Basic Salary to be doubled!” but see link, nowhere in the article was this alluded to. So is it lies to draw attention to the article that has nothing really to say, or something by a mischievous reporter to put the Editor in trouble, or to put the Minister ...

Preamble The Constitutions and their subsequent amendments since Independence have progressively regressed into ones purely to suit the Government in power at the cost of democracy and will of the people. Even the requirement of a 2/3 majority for amendments were abused by the buying of votes for positions and money, questioning the suitability of those elected to Parliament and ...

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