Tuesday, 23rd September 2014

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Sri Lanka is one of the few countries in the world that provides free education from kindergarten to university, resulting in high literacy rate in south Asian region. The factor by which many investors are attracted to Sri Lanka is the highly-educated work force. All these things that we are now enjoying are the result of free education. Sri Lanka…
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
Jealousy often comes in the form of anger. For a reason unclear to you, you may suddenly feel anger towards another’s success or happiness. There could be instances when you feel sudden anger when your boss speaks to your colleague or your classmate receives a higher grade than you. When someone tells us to stop being so jealous, we laugh…
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
Not everyone has the ability to socialize, and not everyone shows interest in making new friends and making small talk. Some of us prefer to sit in a corner, away from the crowd and do our own thing. This is not because spending time with people is a waste, but because spending time with certain people is a complete waste…
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
Your vision and mine differ from each other for different reasons. ‘Vision’ here doesn’t mean how clear you can see without your glasses, or the power of your eyesight. Here it stands for ‘ how far you can think’ and for ‘ how practical your attitudes are’.The way we look at things is an outcome of what we have gathered…
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
English is not the first language for many of us. However, there is no question that it is immensely important in today’s context. English is a vital tool of communication and knowledge of the language is increasingly becoming an essential requirement for academic and career advancement. It is also no secret that competency in English gives one a distinct advantage…
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
He was found on Facebook a year or two ago. There were photos all over his timeline. There was eye and heart connected in blues, red, black and many more. He imprints hearts on paper and sheet. Some are stored in his computer. Some needed to be backed up. Some are to be photo-shopped. They should be carefully balanced in…
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
Green Zone, the newest entertainment brand to debut in Sri Lanka, was launched amidst much celebration on September 11 at The Kingsbury. DJ Da Candy renowned as the hottest international female DJ, producer and entertainer, joined in the celebration giving all those who graced the launch a sample of what’s to expect from her Green Zone club tour, which commences…
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
Start the week by spending time with your family. We often get lost in out busy lives and have no time for our families. We hear of their ailments, problems and achievements and we may have a quick meal together, but often spend only a few minutes in a 24 hour day with them. So on Monday, take some time…
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
The symphony orchestra’s Music from the Movies is to have a repeat performance of their September 7 program on October 5 at Ladies’ College, Colombo at 7 p.m. For those of you who missed the first performance here is a once in a lifetime chance to relive those old movie tunes of the past.For me, the music of the evening…
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
Last week, we carried an article about being politically correct. Below are certain terms and phrases that are considered offensive and have been replaced by politically correct terms.
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
Two days ago a friend disclosed his thoughts this way. “There’s nothing like tripping, especially to travel in air. You get all the comforts. Airhosts and hostesses are there to help you with adjusting seats to sleep. When they see you with a coat, they’ll help you removing them. I like that. Juice after juice coming to you. Even the…
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
The Grand Finale of Speech Olympiad VIII, the annual intra-university speech contest organized by the Gavel Club of University of Moratuwa, was held at the Civil Auditorium of University of Moratuwa on September 11. The vice chancellor of University of Moratuwa, Prof Ananda Jayawardena, presided over the event as the chief guest. Deputy vice chancellor Prof Rahula Attalage was present…
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
Wars are now for salvation?Betwixt sovereignty and damnationSaluting the future generation
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day comes a devastating new novel of innocence, knowledge and loss. As children Kathy, Ruth and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside. It was a place of mercurial cliques and mysterious rules where teachers were constantly reminding their charges of how special…
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
I’m a dancing princess holding your life of flickering,Intend of blessing your ego and more and more deeper,One blob of mine can light your way of blearing...
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
In the higher skyLike a birdWith relaxed wingsAmid the cloudsBlowing here and thereAbove all
Full Article Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:00
Being disorganized is a sign of a creative mind, posts and ‘research done by experts’ tell us. Others argue that messy people aren’t disorganized, but have their own unique method of organizing their belongings. So, what’s being said is that someone who doesn’t seem to be organized is actually organized in his own unique way or can blame their
Full Article Sunday, 14 September 2014 00:00
Sometimes I search for the meaning of the word ‘GOOD’ and ‘BAD’. If good to you means a good, proper or satisfactory manner and means promoting or enhancing well-being to me, aren’t we saying the same things? And if you define bad as having an desirable or negative feelings and I define it as morally depraved or wicked, are we…
Full Article Sunday, 14 September 2014 00:00
From the time we wake up in the morning till we go back to sleep, we are surrounded by technology. Alarms set on repeat mode ring until we wake up. Then we have a quick breakfast. Coffee will be steaming in the coffee maker by the time the microwave rings when the food is ready. The phone beeps with reminders
Full Article Sunday, 14 September 2014 00:00
There are countries that wait for us to come and learn things. In December 2008, I landed at the Male Airport (Maldives). It was a family visit. Another two uncles joined us. One of them is already living in Maldives. He had already prepared a part of his apartment for us to stay. His apartment was away in another island.…
Full Article Sunday, 14 September 2014 00:00

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