Not A Hand Out, Maybe Just A Hand Up

Rajendra Theagarajah is a banker with a wealth of experience in the banking and financial services sector and counts over 30 years of experience...

Sinhala and Tamil Now Available On Google Speech Recognition

Google announced that, among many other languages, it has added Sinhala and Tamil to its speech recognition option.The newly added languages are Sinhala (Sri...

Trinco’s Oil Farm: Will the IOC Gain Complete Monopoly over Fuel...

The Trincomalee oil farm issue has been a hot topic of conversation among our locals, especially in light of the recent petroleum strikes.So what...

The Long Overdue Animal Welfare Bill

It started off as just another Saturday afternoon. I had just had a hearty lunch and was lazing under the tropical Moratuwa sun.Suddenly, something...

Will the Hambantota Port Lease Be The Financial Death Of Us?

“We are giving the country a better deal without any debt,” –Ranil Wickramasinghe Tracing the history of this agreement, we could see that it has...

Jealous Husband Kills Estranged Wife’s ‘Other Man’

32-year-old Sri Lankan-born Canadian-Tamil Suren Sivanathan was held captive for 12 hours, tortured, and finally beaten to death under orders of the jealous, soon-to-be-ex...

Lead Singer of Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, commits suicide

The 41 year old lead vocalist of the renowned band is said to have taken his own life by hanging himself.The body of Bennington...

Waste Management: Change Starts At Home!

Every year on the day of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, locals follow the age-old tradition of paying visits to their friends, family...

Uma Oya Multi-DESTRUCTIVE Development Project: A Cataclysmic Environmental Disaster

On 28 June, residents of Bandarawela took to the streets and conducted a widespread hartal campaign. Bandarawela practically became a ghost town. Shops and...

The Tragic Tale of 59 Year Old Diane Peebles & Her...

The tragic story of the British ‘Shirley Valentine’ circled all major newspapers worldwide in late June. Here’s an insight into all the gruesome details...

We Finally Have Some Sex-Ed!

We've heard on numerous occasions how Sri Lankans, especially the youth, aren't provided with adequate sexual education. This is primary reason why so many...