Is a degree worth the cost?

If a family can afford to pay, higher education is worth the cost. However, when tax revenues are spent or students borrow to attend college, we as a society need to question whether a degree is worth the cost In a survey of the 2015 graduating class in the UK, 56% said their degree was … Continue reading

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My3-Modi Meet and Ranja-Rajni Chat

What did Maithri discuss with Modi? Upul Joseph Fernando Although everyone knew about Maithripala’s visit to India, the fact that he was going to meet Indian Prime Minister Modi was known not only to the media in this country, but to the Indian Media as well only at the very last moment. It was a … Continue reading

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MR Still Stealing Bandas, Balas and Bawas

Who gave ‘official’ status to Mahinda’s Ugandan jaunt? Politicians will be politicians: Either in office or out. Once the notion has set in and taken hold that public wealth is theirs to be enjoyed, public money theirs to be used, public coffers theirs to be squandered on paying for their every whim and vanity, it … Continue reading

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Authentic leaders: Are they here?

Perhaps the natural disaster we are currently facing could be a wakeup call for managers and administrators at all levels alike to think and act like authentic leaders Overview We still bear the brunt of a brutal natural disaster. Vesak just ended, awakening us on becoming more humane. It was heartening to see the spirit … Continue reading

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Astrology vs reality

Old habits die hard. Astrologer turned Central Province Governor Niluka Ekanayake has made a prediction. She has told a media briefing that it will be smooth sailing for the government until 2021. One is reminded of the Rajapaksas’ palace seer who also went places by making such predictions. Interestingly, Minister Lakshman Kiriella has said at … Continue reading

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