Category: OPINION

Indian media fomenting jingoism

Indian media fomenting jingoism

Jun 5, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - When media is called the fourth pillar of the state, it means that like other three ... Read More

Curfew in all districts to be relaxed from Tuesday

Curfew in all districts to be relaxed from Tuesday

May 23, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The police curfew in all districts would be relaxed and only be in effect from 10pm ... Read More

Nothing dampens Indian atrocities, not even Corona outbreak

Nothing dampens Indian atrocities, not even Corona outbreak

Apr 17, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   Kashmir has long been a flashpoint between Pakistan and India and this reality has been ... Read More

UNDERSTANDING COVID-19

UNDERSTANDING COVID-19

Mar 21, 2020

Abdallah Muath (FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Quite recently, the world is facing a pandemic, Coronavirus. To be more specific COVID-19. ... Read More

Citizenship Amendment Act: The students versus the regime

Citizenship Amendment Act: The students versus the regime

Dec 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Thousands of students across India have taken to the streets in recent days in an uprising ... Read More

Protect The Oil: Trump’s Top Priority In The Middle East

Protect The Oil: Trump’s Top Priority In The Middle East

Oct 30, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Saudi Arabia and the United States will work together to protect the world’s oil supply from ... Read More

SAUDI ARABIA SHOULD ‘LOOK IN THE MIRROR’ BEFORE CRITICISING TURKEY’S OPERATION IN SYRIA

SAUDI ARABIA SHOULD ‘LOOK IN THE MIRROR’ BEFORE CRITICISING TURKEY’S OPERATION IN SYRIA

Oct 30, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - When Turkey’s third cross-border operation in Northern Syria started on 9 October, condemnation of the Turkish ... Read More

The only way to avoid war between India and Pakistan, is by talking

The only way to avoid war between India and Pakistan, is by talking

Oct 3, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The strategic environment of South Asia has become alarming due to increasing tensions between India and ... Read More

ACS Hameed: A symbol of communal harmony

ACS Hameed: A symbol of communal harmony

Sep 3, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - My Uncle, late Foreign Minister Abdul Cader Shahul Hameed, who passed away on September 3, 1999, ... Read More

License to Kill?

License to Kill?

Dec 7, 2016

 The Government of Srilanka has the legitimate right to take appropriate steps either to minimize or eliminate road accidental deaths ... Read More

Fumes Test Fees Increase Fume in Public Mind

Fumes Test Fees Increase Fume in Public Mind

Nov 30, 2015

Currently emission test fees charged in Srilanka is Rs 1,200.00. In India it is only Ind.Rs125.00, which is equivalent to ... Read More

The King Is Dead. Long Live The King

The King Is Dead. Long Live The King

Sep 10, 2015

By Saliya Pieris “The King is dead. Long live the King.” In Britain the passing away of the old monarch ... Read More

Prabhakaran’s reluctance to embrace federalism and lack of bipartisan spirit of SLFP and UNP: Two difficulties encountered by Norway – Erik Solheim

Prabhakaran’s reluctance to embrace federalism and lack of bipartisan spirit of SLFP and UNP: Two difficulties encountered by Norway – Erik Solheim

Sep 10, 2015

 Dilshan Aloka Sri Wijegunasekera From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Erik Solheim was the Chief Negotiator for the peace process between ... Read More

Strong UNP Antidote To MR Challenge: Role For Ven. Sobitha Thero?

Strong UNP Antidote To MR Challenge: Role For Ven. Sobitha Thero?

Jul 15, 2015

   By Amrit Muttukumaru – This analysis is written in good faith in the interest of the country and the ... Read More

First The Party, Then The Country

First The Party, Then The Country

Jul 11, 2015

 By Ruvan Weerasinghe  First a card carrying member of the SLFP, then a Sri Lankan – that’s what President Maithripala ... Read More