Articles Posted March 2014

  • nalaka

    Balancing Broadband and Narrow Minds

    Are we cyber-stunted? I posed this question some weeks ago at Sri Lanka Innovation Summit 2013 organised by Echelon and News 1st. We were talking about how to harness the web’s potential for spurring innovation.…

  • modi2

    Narendra Modi will win, but can he deliver?

    Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party, is way ahead of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi as the people’s choice to lead India, according to almost every survey since the former’s nomination.…

  • spa

    Icky meets Sexy

    A basic instinct drives the need to look beautiful. Long lush hair and flawless glowing skin is a universal sign of youth, good health and fertility. The human instinct for procreation keeps the beauty industry…

  • nano

    Material Magic

    “Sir, you’re giving us a one-way ticket to Mars, aren’t you?” Veranja Karunaratne recalls asking Professor Tissa Vitarana, Minister of Science and Technology at the time, just before he began work as a Science Team…

  • brandix

    Brandix’s Rock Star

    Fashion is fickle as it is glamorous. To succeed, designers have to win over the fashion press and more crucially customers, with their twice a year presentations of new fashion. Customers rejecting collections over a…

  • chicken-01

    Poultry profits seen improving

    Poultry producers have been struggling for the last two years because the government has been controlling the retail price of chicken. What price increases the Consumer Affairs Authority did allow – the last was a…