The Deconstruction of a Supremacist Photo via Al Jazeera Notwithstanding his rise to ultimate  power as a politician in this country,  Mahinda Rajapaksa retains the mindset of  an uneducated peasant , in this instance  from Giruwapattuwa. Despite being one of the most shrewd, and one of the most successful  political manipulators in the short independent history of this country, he opts to place his ...

Soulful, epic productions It was in March when (half british/half Lankan) Georgie Alice revealed that she would be releasing this single; We think its a pretty fine work of sonic art and this is very different to what we are normally used to hearing from Pasan Liyanage’s end too! Overall, this is a great listen!

Released on radio a few weeks ago, this song is fast becoming another single to watch out for . It recently also checked into the YES Home Grown Top 15 and is a climber on that very countdown. Stephan Neera in an exclusive convo with Decibel.lk revealed that it was produced by The Sherifs.

SMPRSN – GHANA.SMPRSN – GHANA.SMPRSN – GHANA This is some pretty dark IDM, experimental stuff, bordering on garage that you won’t find by anyone else except this Kandy based producer. We think this should be hung in the sonic hall of fame, if there was ever any. SMPRSN – GHANA by SMPRSN

Debating the Ancient and Present: A Conversation with Romila Thapar Sasanka Perera, ed., Debating the Ancient and Present: A Conversation with Romila Thapar. Delhi: Aakar Books and Department of Sociology, South Asian University, 2015, pp.75, INR.125.00 (Paperback). The ‘Past’ decides the ‘Present’ in India. The past is an everyday word, in politics, academics, culture and science in India. The ‘Present’ questions of the ‘Past’ are often seen as ideological ...

While announcing lowered call and data rates, CEO of Telenor Myanmar, Petter Furberg goes on to say that almost half of all mobile subscriptions is Telenor. 12 of the 14 states and regions of Myanmar are now covered by Telenor, 55% of whose subscriber base are data users. He further claims that while expanding coverage in the country, the strength ...

Taking on the world: 4 Axis Solutions It started off as a dream of 4 young graduates from the University of Moratuwa. Today, it’s one of the top mobile app development companies in Sri Lanka that’s making a mark on the world. This is the story of our latest startup parable 4 Axis Solutions. Where it all began The story of 4 Axis Solutions begins at the ...

From Real Election to Realpolitik Photograph courtesy Wall Street Journal “His (Mahinda Rajapaksa’s) chief interest will be to strike a deal on the corruption investigations against himself and his family.” Manik de Silva (CNN – 19.8.2015) The UPFA fought two consecutive elections in an imaginary country and lost them both. In that imaginary country the minority vote was of less value and weight; and ...

Hirushi has been no stranger to the interwebs…known as a pianist who also did a few neat takes of recent billboard faves on Youtube, she now has her very own debut single which we think a good start…see how you dig this one Sri Lanka.

The last refuge of the politically displaced Humble tents, the charitable gifts of those with gifting power....far more dignified than a Parliamentary seat courtesy a slot in someone's 'National List,' don't you think?This was written a few weeks before the 2010 General Election and not long after the major parties announced their respective 'National Lists'. It was published in the Sunday Island of February 28, 20110.October or ...

Huawei P8 Wins EISA Consumer Smartphone Award The Huawei P8 when launched, offered killer specs and a killer design. Now, Huawei has been awarded ‘European Consumer Smartphone 2015 – 2016′ by the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) for the flagship smartphone. This is the third consecutive year that Huawei has been recognized by EISA in this category. Furthermore in a recent release the local office announced that the ...

A word from an academic to the new Government Let me first congratulate President Mr. Maithripala Sirisena and the elections commissioner Mr. Mahinda Deshapriya for bringing such an honor to Sri Lanka from across the Globe for the high standard of the General Election 2015. I returned to Sri Lanka and joined the staff of the University of Moratuwa in 2003 mainly to start a research laboratory for ...

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