Communication and interactions exhaust and drain us of all the energy we have. We need to keep up with the latest topics of discussion, know the latest trends and keep track of what we said because most people are experts at dragging in past conversations into the present. Our fingers are often slightly numb thanks to amount of time we
He was a fool. He threw a precious pearl with his own hands. He loved too much. He then cried a lot. I wish Desdemona knew how much Othello loved her. And if Othello knew Iago was poisonous, a monstrous beast, an articulate word master and so on. Well, it was too late when all the secrets were revealed.
I take a quick glance at the watch. It’s 4.30pm. I’m late! I hurry my steps wishing I had stepped out of office a little bit early to avoid the busy hours. I’m counting the newly-laid stones on the pavement and finally I get to the bus stop.The wait at the bus stop is not quite a common scenario
Do you ever wish to be like Charlie Bucket and win a golden ticket to visit an extraordinary chocolate factory with rivers flowing with chocolate? Which chocolate factory would you like to visit? There are hundreds of chocolate factories around the world. Nestle is just one of the largest manufacturing company. And the Hershey’s company is another big confectionery company.
A week or so ago, the Ice Bucket Challenge made its way into social networking sites and even local media when artistes and politicians took part in the challenge. There are two types of people, it seems; those who think the Challenge is a good idea and those who criticized it. Before arguing if the Ice Bucket Challenge is a
Yes it hurts. It kills you inside. It makes you stare at your own self. It just rips your confidence apart. You look back a million times when you walk down a lonely road. You are suspicious about every man and even woman who approaches you. You lose faith and trust in humanity.
Recently, a video surfaced in the internet where a young man is being slapped continuously (and rather violently) by a girl at a bus station in Wariyapola, in Sri Lanka’s North Western Province. The man allegedly ‘catcalled’ the young woman and her female companion, and the woman, provoked, resorted to this angry expression of violence.
Apparently it turns out that Android, being the open source platform that it is, is much more flexible than we think. Especially in terms of the hardware that it can run on, which means that there’s Android out there that can run just fine on x86 based computer architecture as well. This is no mere spin-off on the OS.
You’ll never know how the days would play beside your eyes. It’s just its way, always tomorrow would be a SURPRISE...Life is offered to you by a divine hand with a bunch of surprises and its unpredictability would never let you know what’s next...
The second edition of EDEX Mid-Year Expo, exhibition and job fair was held on August 30 and 31 at 10am- 6.30pm at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Center (Colombo Fort- opposite Lake House). The Royal College Union aimed at organizing this exhibition and job fair more successfully than last year’s mid year expo. There were over 150 stalls represented…
“Storytelling is a powerful inspirational tool that makes students, regardless of their gender, bring out their creative skills, innovative thinking and ideas towards change in shaping the societal development. It has given them an opportunity to become contributors in breaking the myth that they are passive recipients,” Wimal Gunarathne said, during a consultation with the Sri Lanka Development Journalist Forum.
Nearly 25 years ago, the world made a promise to its children through the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). We promised that we would do everything in our power to protect and promote their rights – to survive and thrive, to learn and grow, to make their voices heard and to reach their full potential. This year…
John Keells Holdings (JKH) PLC is an island-wide company and it focuses on a number of different areas. Since 2005, John Keells Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative and activities have been managed by John Keells Foundation as a formal charity establishment. They maintain their social services in six main categories. These different areas are education, health,
According to the Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC), the government follows the guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) with intention to reduce tobacco use and exposure. The guidelines/measures of the WHO are articulated as regulations, administrative decisions and as enforcement measures.
‘It’s her right’ is a campaign initiated by the Sri Lankan Youth which advocates of the Asia Safe Abortion Partnership. The campaign advocates for a relaxation in the laws related to the access to legal and safe abortions in Sri Lanka. Abortions are not permitted in the island and can be performed only if the mother’s life is in danger.