Archive for February 10th, 2011

Epitaph of a colonized, and the rediscovery of Awsadahamy, the “Other” of the “Coastal Political culture” of Sri Lanka (Part 19-I)

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage ƒ”š‚ Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism”ƒ”š‚ and the western hegemony ƒ”š‚ The nationally dominant Colombo based “Coastal Political culture”ƒ”š‚ is a relatively new political phenomenon emerged only after the native culture encountered Europeans in the beginning of the 16th century. This encounter soon became a clash of civilizations as the “necropolitics”ƒ”š‚ of Europe, (As Achille […]

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Hambantota,where did the place-name come from?

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Chandre Dharmawardana Hambanthotha, even a few decade ago was simply a sleepy town with a beautiful beach located conveniently near a “Rest House” that overlooked the sea. It was known for its salt industry. It offered a convenient stop for those driving from Colombo to Katharagama, that shrine originally built to deify Alexander (Iskander in […]

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IFC & Sanansa Development Bank Collaborate To Promote Business Efficiencies for Micro Entrepreneurs

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Communications Analystƒ”š‚  IFC – SEDF Colombo Colombo, Sri Lanka, February 10, 2010″ƒ¢¢”š¬‚ The IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed a Corporation Agreement ƒ”š‚ with Sanasa Development Bank (SDB), to bring a world class training system “ƒ¢¢”š¬…” Business Edge TM to clients of the bank. Up to 200 micro entrepreneurs will be trained under […]

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Political Extremism

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

By Dr Ruwan M Jayatunge ƒ”š‚ Political extremism involves two prime ingredients: an excessively simple diagnosis of the world’s ills, and a conviction that there are identifiable villains back of it all.–John W. Gardner ƒ”š‚ http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/johnwgard134412.htmlPolitical extremism is any political theory favoring immoderate uncompromising policies with the actions or ideologies of individuals or groups outside the perceived […]

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