Karuna,WIN

Hello my name is Vinayagasomething Muralitharan and I’m your Minister of National Integration,  but I think you know me better as Karuna Amman, the founder of the TMVP. Yes I am a member of parliament and I’ve got serious power in the east. People can learn a great lesson from my life so far about getting second chances.…

I’m a SriLankan, bitch!

I was  raised in the middle-eastern kingdom of Bahrain for 12 years. The only divisions in society that you could see there, were the natives and the expatriates. The ‘expats’ comprised of many nationalities ranging from Srilankans to Indians to Filipinos to Ethiopians. In that community you were judged by who you were and what you…

Thou Shall Not Support HIM

On the other tab of my browser is the Daily Mirror webpage and I’m on this article titled as ‘Government suspicious over Harry J’. It alleges that the government information department has information that Harry J secretly met with SF and offered his support. Of course we know that itself is a crime in the…

His son-in-law

Here I am trying to create a database for an assignment while my mum watches the news. There is this thing about Fonseka’s son-in-law being called to the CID in the HICORP case. The news goes onto explain about the case and why he is wanted. But then I was just thinking, would they have…

Information centre fail

Last week we were planning on going to Jaffna and were arranging the logistics for it. The mode of transport was public mainly by rail which is government-run. Since I didn’t have the number to the Srilanka Railways department I checked up on the SLR website which normally displays the timings of the trains. But…

Stay out of my phone, atleast

Spam is something we all hate and luckily our email accounts have spam filters provided by the email service providers themselves. But now what about text messages? This year began with all of us receiving a  text from the president and then later in the day, the Dalada Maligawa to messages more recently, one claiming to be a…

Not going to vote? then STFU!

I’m sure most of us have read a blog post or two on voting or refraining from it. But then I ask, what is the point of refraining from voting when its the one of only democratic rights we have left. Democracy is supposed to be a system that works only if everyone participates, so…