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Formation of Military Cyber-Intel Command Headquarters for Combating Illegal Cyber Movements against Sri Lankan Cyber Grid Time to think anew about Cyber Security

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Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, Former Commander of the Army, now Chief of Defence Staff  during a Conference on Cyber Warfare – 2011, organised by the Computer Science and Engineering Department.........

Magic tricks - too good to be described in words

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Magic is a wonderful thing. When something we experience is too good to be described in words, we call it magic – thus, music is magic, love is magic, and so forth.
I haven’t seen a live magic show in many years, but the fascination remains. My mind goes back to the first ever magic show I saw, as a schoolboy.

Proliferation of Social Issues and Human Suffering

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Rapid proliferation of Social Issues in Sri Lanka in recent years is an unmistakable fact. Crime, sexual abuse, corruption, breakup of family, domestic violence, suicide, mental illness, conflict, violence, poverty, unemployment, alcohol and drug abuse, etc have emerged as major social issues leading to immense human suffering.

Editorial - Mathata thitha: cheers or jeers?  

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For several years the Rajapaksa regime appears to have been politically intoxicated with its ‘Mathata thitha’ campaign, claiming or boasting that it has significantly reduced the number of people who are abusing or addicted to tobacco, alcohol or narcotics.

SAUMIAMOORTHY THONDAMAN THE PATRIARCH OF PLANTATION TAMILS

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The birth centenary of Saumiamoorthy (spelled sometimes as Saumyamoorthy or Saumiyamoorthy)Thondaman was on August 30th.Thondaman was the undisputed “Thalaiver”(leader ) of Sri Lanka’s predominantly Indian Tamil plantation proletariat  for several decades.

The ‘SHISHYATHWAYA’ EXAMINATION CHALLENGES FACED BY YOUNG MINDS

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 About a week ago over 360,000 children applied for admission to the grade 5 scholarship exam, popularly known as the ‘Shishyathwaya’.

The Sri Dalada Perahera of Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

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An event of great cultural and historical significance takes place annually in the hill capital of Sri Lanka in the month of Esala, followed by several such events throughout the country - one of which is the historic Sri Dalada Perahera of

The Church of Our Lady of Matara celebrates the annual feast

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“She came again, over the waves…
Back to her people in Matara,” unchaperoned
The Church dedicated to Our Lady of Matara celebrates its annual feast on

The presstitution of democracy - Editorial

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As we move into September, closer to the provincial elections on September 21 and the Budget in November, the people need to reflect deeply on the major issues facing the country instead of being distracted by emotional conflicts which politicians often bring up.

Obama’s Syrian imbroglio

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President Barack Obama let the chickens out of the cage when he foolishly pronounced a couple of...

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