Sri Lanka : A Trilingual nation

Published : 12:00 am  February 2, 2012  |  No comments so far  |     |  E-mail to friend  I openly applaud this brand new venture by President Rajapaksa to make Sri Lanka trilingual in the next decade and sincerely hope that this project will not become a grand gesture that ends with a lot of political flag…

Leaving a legacy

  When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, gave his now famous last lecture, having been diagnosed with terminal cancer, he spoke about ‘Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams’. The lecture wasn’t about dying.It was about the importance of overcoming obstacles, enabling the dreams of others and seizing every moment. It was a summation of…

Changing culture of youth in Asia

By Vijay Eswaran American President Thomas Jefferson once said: “Every generation needs a new revolution.” What the youth of today are experiencing is the social media revolution. The impact of this, amongst other societal changes, was a hot topic at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Dalian, China, where I had the honour of being…