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Colombo, Sri Lanka – Officials investigating wacky behaviour in a large number of Sri Lankans that has escalated out of control since May this year have uncovered disturbing evidence, indicating that a significant majority of the population have been under the influence of illicit drugs for many years. Citizen’s News spoke to Mr Upul Amarakoon, […]


Violence does not make me laugh. Yet humour has not only survived nearly two and a half decades of exposure to violence, brutality, intolerance, discrimination, corruption and abuses of power, it has preserved my sensitivity and been a soft padding that shielded me from the hard blows of reality. It has been a key to […]


Our Cricketers came under fire in Lahore a short while ago. Some are said to be nursing minor injuries, but everything seems to be ok now. Our prayers are with them and their families. It’s not that I don’t see a funny side of this. A story hardly exposes itself to absurdity as much as […]