Toy Pistol Local Governance in Hambantota Image courtesy Nidahasa The country woke up a few days ago to news that a group of opposition UNP MPs on a fact finding visit to the new airport and port in Hambanthota had come under attack from goon squads. Subsequently, photographs showed His Worship (the UPFA) Lord Mayor of Hambantota, Eraj Ravindra Fernando, chasing the UNP MPs with ...

About four kilometers from Narammala when traveling towards Giriulla, there’s a promising cement road that quickly slips into nondescript dirt track. Less than a kilometer on this road, there’s a temple. By the temple is an even more humble path. It leads to the house of D.G.S. Karunaratne, development officer, organic farmer, political activist and philosopher. The ‘farm’ is still ...

Despite the generally rosy economic numbers that are frequently in the news I don't think the economy is in good shape. Some of these weaknesses are evident in the recent Central Bank report.Crucially, FDI in 2013 was down 2.7%, (to US$ 916m) and youth unemployment roseto 19.2%, (in 2012 it was 16.8%). Looking behind the FDI numbers reveals and even ...

New Year Holidays- "What a Blessing" The Sinhala and Tamil New Year Holidays are here, and as usual practice the organization I work for gives us one full week off as our factories shut down. This year I didn't make any firm plans until the last moment.Firstly I was to head for three days to my estate in Rozella with the family and dogs. Leaving early ...

Asiri Fernando: On His Debut Video After he made this announcement last week on fb  we asked him about it and speaking to us exclusively, here’s what he had to say…. “Don’t give up on your love” is a song is about forgiveness and reconciliation. The video is mostly focused on the emotional distress a broken home has on a kid/youth. The songs got a pretty ...

Machine learning is sub set of artificial intelligence and it is study of systems that can learn from data. A machine learning system could be trained. Core of machine learning deals with representation and generalization. Machine learning is a "Field of study that gives computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed". A core objective of a learner is ...

This should be an interesting gig and not a lotta people have seen Stigmata & Paranoid Earthling take stage after a while, Strider 7 Productions..all the best for another mad night! Playing on the evening KiLLFEED Nevi’im TANTRUM Paranoid Earthling stigmata View Larger MapDriving Directions

Dear Stephen,It is not often that I write to my subjects, especially those who live a considerable distance from our fair shores. I make this exception today because I wish to express my undying gratitude to you. As you would probably surmise, this is about your decision to suspect Canada’s funding to the Commonwealth. I applaud your self-righteousness in this ...

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