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Everything posted online is somewhere out there and it is thus important to think before you post. Future employers could easily Google your name and decide if you are hired or not based on what they find. You can however argue that you have the right to post whatever you want as long as it doesn’t go against the terms...
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Even though many economic development policies are made to attract more investors to the country, a question has to be raised as to whether the country has an English speaking workforce that is capable of communicating with the world. As a majority of Sri Lankan population consists of rural people whose main communication medium is either Sinhala or Tamil,...
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Whereever we go, we see people taking selfies or using their phones. From billionaires to fishermen, it seems that everyone has a smartphone. While the brands vary, they all have something in common, which is Whatsapp. No matter what smartphone they use they will have an app called Whatsapp.
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Home is an animation about Boovs who have come to the Earth and the friendship between a Boov named Oh (voiced by Jim Parsons) and a human girl named Tip (voiced by Rihanna). There will be mild spoilers, you have been warned. I watched the movie with my mother. The cinema, thankfully small, had an audience of kids and also...
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Galle Face Green is one of the most picturesque places in the Colombo city. The sunset, waves and refreshing sea breeze seem to help relieve the burdens of life. The beach is full of fun-loving friends, loving families, playful children and couples staring at the horizon making decisions for their future. Among many places...
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Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it, lying on his porch. Inside, he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker - his classmate and crush - who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah’s voice tells him that there are 13 reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is…
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Electroconvulsive treatment (ECT) or electroshock as it used to be named remains a very controversial topic. In Sri Lanka, it is not openly discussed, and the official line is that it’s a safe and effective treatment. Internationally speaking, the debate over ECT rages for decades and is often emotional and murky.
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US gets first licensed Bitcoin exchange - In an interesting turn of events, New York’s Financial Services Department granted the first license to a Bitcoin exchange, making it the first legally authorized Bitcoin exchange to customers across the country. The exchange, called itBit, essentially gives the company the ability to operate broadly in the US.
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A young woman uses a pad in a stand on the opening day of the 41th edition of the Buenos Aires International Book Fair, in Argentine.
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Not all human beings like to allocate some time from their busy lives for animals. Pets that are said to be a cure for mentality are often looked after well by many people. But it is very rare that someone has sympathy for stray animals that have no one to take care of. Eva Ruppel (Padma) who arrived in Sri…
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Burundian youth take to the streets as they demonstrate in Bujumbura. Protesters went to the streets in demonstrations against the President Pierre Nkurunziza of the ruling CNDD-FDD party’s bid to cling to power for a third term, witnesses said. At least seven people have died and 66 others been wounded in nearly a week of clashes between police and protestors.
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Malu-O!The Maluman – thus I call him in my head – trudges up the lane. His panniers are balanced across a bent back. Green sarong, dirty white shirt, stalking through the neighborhood of balconies and rich mens’ conversation. Sometime curtains are closed as he passes with his panniers of fish. The laboring man is a subtle insult to many, a…
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Just three words, but each is a subject that the rebel would do well to study.  Easy to say, as always, hard to do.  However, they frame engagement that can yield results. Moreover such things tend to get neglected in the daily grind of ‘rebelling’.  Such neglect comes with cost. Now people do visualize.  They have a sense of...
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This week, readers will be reminded of the dangers of the roads on page four. As the article states, neither drivers nor pedestrians make the roads safe to drive or walk on. If you are someone who has to cross a main road on a daily basis, you would know that practice doesn’t make perfect. Regardless of the number of...
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Clothes are worn for social needs, comfort, warmth and more importantly, to express one’s identity. Individuals choose clothes and accessories that tell others of who they are. However, one’s ethnicity or nationality can also be made evident by their outfits. Thus it is surprising that most Sri Lankan grooms wear suits and formal outfits for men have gone from being...
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An extremely enthusiastic group of Rotaractors from the Moratuwa University Rotaract Club has initiated a community service project ‘Hand in Hand’ in aid of the National Cancer Hospital, Maharagama. Hand in Hand focuses on lending a helping hand to the patients at the cancer hospital and also to inspire and encourage the general public to contribute at their level...
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‘Imagine’…A shot in the darkFaith is disturbedTo lure or lurk
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Keeps ticking...Keeps beating...Do you feel it leaving...Circulating
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SheIs not just aThird-person pronounShe has ...
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It’s time to celebrate the importance of mothers and their loving and caring nature. We are loved by our mothers even before we are born into this world. A mother loves her child so much. She sacrifices her life for her child. She does everything without complaining. Let’s make mother’s day special by making our mothers happy. Take her out…
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