#RanaViruMeetup 2

ඔබේත් මගේත් මාතෘ භූමියේ නිදහස හා සාමය වෙනුවෙන් සිදුවූ මානුෂීය මෙහෙයුමේදී ආබාධිත වූ සෙබල සොයුරන් සදහා, රාගම රණවිරු සෙවනේ ඉල්ලීම පරිදි, දෙවන වතාවටත් රෝද පුටු 20ක් පරිත්‍යාග කිරීම සදහා ව්‍යාපෘතියක් කරගෙන යන්නෙමු. රෝදපුටු පිරි නැමීම ජුලි 23 වන සෙනසුරාදා දින රාගම රණවිරු සෙවනේදී පැවැත්වෙන අතර මේ අවස්ථාව සදහා ඔබටද සහභාගී විය හැක. මේ සදහා රුපියල් … Continue reading

#ProjectLoon launched in #SriLanka – The facts & myths revealed

Internet is a good thing. Internet is a bad thing. Internet is accessible for all. Internet is not available for all. What is the truth? Internet is indeed a good thing. The internet provides a gateway for us to access the world wide web (That is just one feature of the internet). Through the www, … Continue reading

5 Sri Lankan (#lka) places to visit before you die

Have read a lot of articles with similar titles suggesting people to visit all these exotic places before dying. International writers have named Sri Lankan beaches a number of times too. But in the interest of the majority, I think we need to rethink these ‘places to visit before dying’ pointers and see some real … Continue reading

I have a little story to tell, it involves books and a future for Sri Lanka

15th March 2013 was no ordinary day. An event was about to take place in a school somewhere in Trincomalee. It was no ordinary event. Around 200 students from 12 schools gathered for it along with respective teachers and principles. At the event there were some energetic youth (strangers) who had arrived from Colombo. The … Continue reading

Hambantota IT Park : prospects, opportunities and challenges

The government of Sri Lanka has big plans for the improvement of the IT sector with targets of making it into a $1 billion industry by 2016. Dubbed incorrectly (AFAIK ‘Orion City‘ came about in 2007-08) as the ‘first IT park in Sri Lanka’, ‘Hambantota IT park’ seems to be an infrastructure in place to … Continue reading

Sri Lankan television networks, its time to Hashtag (#) programmes

Twitter Power - Hashtags

If you are a regular twitter user in Sri Lanka, you would have noticed by now a few local hashtags such as #sajje and #FASL being used by tweeps regularly. Firstly, hashtags are fun cause it gives a common topic for tweeps to tweet about. It also allows us to connect with new people who … Continue reading

Sri Lankan Entrepreneurs – A growing list

If you thought for a minute that there are only a handful of entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka, then you are clearly mistaken or misguided. This article is purely written in the hope that more Sri Lankans would turn to being entrepreneurs after realising the many existing entrepreneurs amongst us. Before this gets deep, its worth … Continue reading

Open Letter to Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga - Destiny says it all

Dear Malinga, It is indeed a great honour to see you give your heart-out when bowling, be it for Sri Lanka or for your adopted foreign team ‘Mumbai Indians’. Although I have very little interest in how well Mumbai Indians do, its no doubt a great achievement from your end to see you win matches … Continue reading

A reflection – Colombo International Book Fair 2011

Colombo International Book Fair 2011

The 13th Colombo Book Fair concluded last month (September) on the 25th day. As someone who had a few stalls there, my reaction based on sales and crowd was that it was a roaring success. Even without having a prime spot for the stalls, we were able to draw in a big crowd towards our … Continue reading

TweetupSL 2 – Sri Lankan twitter users meet up in person

TweetupSL 2 - The Cake, coutesy @PereraAndSons

The Tipping Point A small group of individuals accidently created the first Tweetup in Sri Lanka. It was when @udaraumd, @moshanthi and @rebelinpurple were discussing on Twitter about meeting up. A few others joined in tweeting to meetup in person too. This ultimately resulted in having the first Tweetup in Sri Lanka with just over … Continue reading