RESULTS: Online survey on Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election 2015 An online survey conducted by the Centre for Policy Alternatives asked five questions regarding the upcoming Presidential election. The objective of the survey was not to predict election results but to gather public opinion on the elections and contribute to ongoing discussions. As the survey was conducted online and not with a random sample, the findings presented below cannot ...

GBV Forum policy dialogue 2014 The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV) campaign is not merely a time to build global awareness and strengthen public support on actions taken to end GBV but it is also a time for policy makers to reiterate the processes and practices adopted to end to all forms of violence against women. An annual event during the ...

GhostSwimmer, BPG, QSA to battle credit card fraud and female consumers FTW Today looks interesting First LaWS, now robot sharks If you thought LaWS (Laser Weapon System) was cool, think again, the US Navy now has in their arsenal Robot sharks.Christened GhostSwimmer, it is a UUV or unmanned underwater vehicle based on the biometric design principles where scientists can create machines based on animals or natural processes. According to Michael Rufo who ...

The TNA follows JVP strategy Image via Al Jazeera No less a person than the JHU’s General Secretary, Patali Champika Ranawaka, went on record over the past weekend, stating that every attempt at campaigning by the joint opposition is being violently and illegally suppressed by the Rajapakse regime. He stated that if democratic dissent and a genuine electoral process did not occur, the country ...

Death Sentence Wins a “Spirit”ed Season at GameEdge GameEdge DOTA 2 Champion’s League Season 1, a tournament powered by the Game Edge, Nestle and Sri Lanka Telecom, premiered a while back as a combination online and LAN tournament with a Rs. 100,000 prize pool. That’s right, one hundred thousand rupees of prizes to the top 5 teams of the tournament – by far, the biggest prize pool we’ve ...

StreetLight Mist On The YES Home Grown Top 15 From what we know this will be their first time on radio together, jonathan has been on an episode of the show last year and Sean was part of either YES Superstar or YES Mega Star back in the day. The will be teasing little bits of their upcoming album and sharing a little more on what they are upto ...

She sure is the awesome female voice on DeLon’s single “Jeevithe” and has had two YES Home Grown Top 15 hits – “Last One Standing”& “Moonlight”..we wish her the bestest year ahead! – team yazminyousuf.lk photo credits: we don’t know the photographer responsible for this click but would love to credit you for your work, get in touch with us ...

Official 2015 World Cup Song. #OurLionsOurPride Dear Dialog, This is our open letter to you as people who have kept tab of the home music scene. This Official World Cup Song ain’t too bad (mass media ok we guess) and while the artists involved in the song have done their best and have contributed well, we wish that you would allow some diverse sonic creativity for once. There’s ...

Qualcomm invests $40 Million, Google translate adds Burmese, Samsung closes deal with Seeo Monday, a day when as per a song suggests, maniacal tendencies ensue and the singer wishes it was a Sunday. But for us it’s a bright new day. Here’s what’s going on. Qualcomm Invests $40M In Four Chinese Startups And Walden International’s New Fund The american based semiconductor company announced that they would be investing $150 million in Chinese startups, and ...

This is a historic, decisive election. It is the first time an incumbent has sought a third term. His victory will consolidate an authoritarian populism as the form of government and political culture. We will cease to be even the formal functioning, albeit flawed democracy, some believe we are. Rights will be irrelevant at best and subversive at worst and ...

Photo via wx135 The announcement that Maithripala Sirisena, General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and Minister of Health in the Rajapaksa regime is to be The Common Candidate of the Opposition to Mahinda Rajapaksa has turned the Presidential Election of 15th January 2015 into a contest. Moreover the electoral arithmetic, most popularly quoted, appears to favour ...

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