New Themes: Saga and Satellite Happy Theme Thursday, ladies and gentlemen! Let’s take a look at our two newest free themes, Saga and Satellite: Saga Saga, designed by the talented Justin Tadlock, is a theme tailor-made for writers, by a writer. The theme’s impeccable typography and attention to detail make for an enjoyable reading experience, and with support for large featured images and multiple post ...

I recently agreed to have a look at a couple of CVs individuals had sent in as part of our internship programme. Before proceeding any further, let me say that I’m no HR specialist, nor have I recruited anyone before to work for an organisation and the most I would have ventured into hiring and […]

Facebook’s new changes, Airbending shields, and Stanford’s flapping robot Big changes headed to Facebook Image taken from http://mashable.com The F8 Developer conference was held yesterday (25th) in San Francisco. Mostly targeted for developers and app designers, there were some key elements that could mean big things for Facebook users. CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg started off the two-day event by announcing some major updates to its Messenger platform.  For ...

A love note to a ferry and ferryman, passenger and passage Pic courtesy www.redtreetimes.com, a painting by GC Myers inspired by Herman Hesse's 'Siddhartha'There were two friends from Peradeniya Universitywho filled my heart with music. Nishad Handunpathirana, probably the most accomplished exponent of the israj in South Asia, didn’t teach me anything. I spent days that turned into weeks and months at his house in Sinhapitiya, Gampola, courtesy of the UNP-JVP ...

Time is long Dear Rebel, really long Nazim HikmetThis is the twenty fifth in a series of articles on rebels and rebellion written for the FREE section of 'The Nation'. Scroll to the end for other articles in this series. 'FREE' is dedicated to youth and youthfulness.‘Time’ is a term that plagues rebels. You have to be on time. You have to get the timing right. You ...

Aussies too good for India, qualify to meet NZ in final Reporting from Australia & New Zealand SYDNEY: So it will eventually be a Trans-Tasman World Cup final on Sunday at Melbourne after four-time champions Australia outplayed defending champs India to win the second semi-final by 95 runs at the SCG on Thursday. It was clearly evident that once Australia had posted a total in excess of 300, India would struggle ...

An International Government for Sri Lanka! Now! “It’s all a bloody circus mates and the clowns are in control!”[1] Amateurs make revolutions and professionals make Coup d’état! Yes? Well then what about the revolutions that did not fail, who made them? We are all amateurs in some field and citizens make up for what professional politicians are unable to do. ...

An International Government for Sri Lanka! Now! “It’s all a bloody circus mates and the clowns are in control!”[1] Amateurs make revolutions and professionals make Coup d’état! Yes? Well then what about the revolutions that did not fail, who made them? We are all amateurs in some field and citizens make up for what professional politicians are unable to do. ...

SLC search for new talent Earlier this week, the National selectors held a meeting to name the 28 players for the Sri Lanka ”A” ODI and 4-day pool. It was then decided to categorize the players separately for both ODI and the 4-day format. The two 15 man squads are to be announced officially by the end of this week. The 28-man squad which was ...

Walking on the shadows of Hattottuwagama Deepani Silva, who is committed to promoting street dramas, talks about the interesting times, experiences and lessons learnt while working with a legendary father figure in the field of acting (Pics by Ravindra Dharmathilake)Award winning actress Deepani Silva celebrates four decades in her acting career in March 2015.The late Gamini Hattottuwagama, through street dramas in Sri Lanka, offered citizens an ...

HighlightsNo rainfall was observed during the previous weeks but many climate models predict rainfall during the next week. NOAA/ CFS model predicts up to 100 mm total 6 day-rainfall in Badulla area in the next few days without any heavy rainfall events. Download Full ReportSummaryMonitoringWeekly Monitoring:: No rainfall was observed in any part of the country during 18 th ...

The trestle bridge The layout isNearing completion. The final touches to the track and scenery needs to be added . I am quite happy with the completed trestle bridge The first trains are on track

Have the best year in music Kanishka Peiris (S.E.X / KALM), Ranen Francis (guitarist), Hashan Ranasinghe (guitarist) & Nigel Aaron (guitarist) from team yazminyousuf.lk photo credits:Sanka Geethanjana and Lakkhika Rajeewa Ashwin for Events Eye Photography (Hashan) & Promod Kavishka (kanishka) Like what you see? recommend these independent photographers

The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) held their very first stakeholder forum in Asia today, in Yangon, Myanmar. The forum was richly attended by Government, Civil Society, Mobile Service Providers, Media and Researchers. LIRNEasia was also invited to attend, as an important player in Myanmar’s ICT area. The forum was graced briefly by the Hon. Deputy Minister of Communication and ...

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