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How much will you risk for a few thousand rupees? In fact, it is a few unpromised thousand or hundred rupees. Would you do stunts on a bike or jump off a cliff?Thinking about all this makes you wonder just how much your life is worth. In some instances, the law decided on how much a human life is worth.
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Sri Lanka has finally ended the long drought for a cricket world cup. After the heartbreak of ending up the bridesmaid at four consecutive finals, there’s reason enough to celebrate. ‘Our boys’ have finally got the monkey of the finals off their backs, and in doing so, have ensured the perfect send-off in Twenty20 internationals to Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar
Full Article Sunday, 20 April 2014 00:00
We live in a day and age where respect for others, their beliefs and even for one’s self is no more. Perhaps this is one of the major reasons for the decline of our society. Do you have an atheist friend or friend who believes in another religion other than yours? Have you ever tried to convince her or him…
Full Article Sunday, 20 April 2014 00:00
Exactly 125 years ago, in a small Austrian town called Braunau-am-Inn, a boy was born. He was given a relatively common German name, Adolf. He did not have a happy childhood and was not a bright student at school. He was not the only child in the world who had a bad childhood and he was not the only one…
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I do not remember who left the book on my palms that day. Four or five years back. It was Romesh Gunasekara’s Reef. It reached me with a few words. They said, “It’s touching and beautiful, you will like it!” There was no name on the book. It rested with me for three years.Soon, I handed it over to someone,…
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Primarily it was because we learnt that the National Blood Bank and other Blood Banks across the country have a very limited amount of stored blood during the months of April and December due to the holidays. So we wanted to contribute. The Sri Lankan Twitter community is close-knit and almost like a family. You’ll find open arguments and friendly…
Full Article Sunday, 20 April 2014 00:00
The life of man is poor, nasty, brutish and short – at least we get respawns.We discussed the challenges of a Sri Lankan gamer in a recent article here at ReadMe. In this article we are going to look at the current perception on the Sri Lankan gamer. As discussed earlier, gaming is a relatively new hobby/entertainment
Full Article Sunday, 20 April 2014 00:00
Binura Fernando is an 18-year-old cricketer from DS Senanayake College, Colombo. In the last season, he picked up 84 wickets, which was the highest by a fast bowler in a school season. Following his good run in the school cricket arena, the left-arm quickie was selected for Sri Lanka under-19 squad. He then missed most of the school season this…
Full Article Sunday, 20 April 2014 00:00
It is the season to celebrate, give gifts and also look stunning at all the weddings, functions, dinners, family functions, public events, etc. and you should not forget to wear the most amazing jewelry piece you own. Well, this week I know that you will love the topic I am writing about because
Full Article Sunday, 20 April 2014 00:00
We are often encouraged to read. We are told reading completes a human. However, what’s the use of reading? What do we gain from it?Knowledge is one of those things we gain from books. Many assume this is only limited to non-fiction. However, fiction too educates us. We learn about the world, about human emotions and how to survive. We
Full Article Sunday, 20 April 2014 00:00
“Who is that girl next to him in the picture? Is she his sister, cousin, friend or girlfriend?” These types of random questions start bothering you, when you happen to see a picture of a strange girl, when secretly scrolling down your crush’s Facebook page. It’s hard not to use social media to find out everything you need to know
Full Article Sunday, 06 April 2014 00:00
Sashini Iddamalgoda is a young lady, relatively new to the music industry. Recently, she released a music video titled ‘Double Game’ which she describes as a wakeup call for the young women of Sri Lanka. It shows a guy playing around with several girls before finally being caught red-handed. According to the young vocalist,
Full Article Sunday, 06 April 2014 00:00
I have never been social media friendly. Which is exactly why I don’t have Facebook. But there is no getting away from mail. Work mail, personal mail, chain mail, spam, promotions, adverts overwhelm me sometimes. More than once I was tempted to use that ‘delete all’ button and be done with it. By the time I’m done checking my
Full Article Sunday, 06 April 2014 00:00
Four leaf clover brings good luck to their finders, and the four leaves represent faith, hope, love and luck. A best friend does the same. Don’t you think? I think it is perfectly true and I believe my best friend is my four leaf clover. Ever since I met her I found that there is someone who understands me very
Full Article Sunday, 06 April 2014 00:00
When we were kids, adults asked us a standard set of questions. What is your name? How old are you? Which school do you go to? And last but not least, they would ask, what do you want to be when you grow up? Once they receive the answer, and if it is satisfactory they would say,
Full Article Sunday, 06 April 2014 00:00
Many assume fashion photography is a job of a few clicks. Some question if it could be considered an art. On the whole, people tend to think anyone can take a picture. Of course, anyone can. Even a five-year-old with a camera can. However, photography isn’t about taking a picture. It’s about capturing a moment, a story.
Full Article Sunday, 06 April 2014 00:00
WSO2Con might be done and dusted, but that doesn’t mean we’ve seen the last of the middleware folk. On the evening of March 27, we dropped by the WSO2 Office on Duplication Road for yet another JavaScript meetup.  We made our way past the fish and the devs watching the cricket match and took our seats amidst some 60
Full Article Sunday, 06 April 2014 00:00
Senuri Peiris is a 17-year-old athlete from the Convent of Our Lady of Victories, Moratuwa. She was named the best athlete in the Zonal Meet 2013, and went on to win Zonal Colors for her performances in the particular year. The sprinter continued to impress on the track as she ended up being the best athlete of the Moratuwa Division…
Full Article Sunday, 06 April 2014 00:00
After the warm climate, here comes the rainy season and well it is going to be crazy this time as it was pretty warm this year. How do you keep your feet clean this season, at the same time be trendy? Well, sneaker mania is on again ladies, and this week I will be sharing a few tips with sneaker
Full Article Sunday, 06 April 2014 00:00
On March 31, 1889, the then tallest man made a structure was officially opened in Paris. Twenty days later, one of the most enigmatic and brutal leaders to have lived on the Earth was born in a small Austrian town called Braunau-am-Inn. In August 1944, this man had ordered that structure, the Eiffel Tower, to be destroyed. His order was…
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