The agony continues
At precisely 7.15 a.m. on Wednesday, 29 October
2014, life in the estate hamlet of Meeriyabedda, in the Badulla
District, literally got interred in tons of mud and rubble, in what
is now known as one of the worst earthslips in Sri Lanka.
Today is World Water Day:
Every drop counts!
Water is the essence of life. We cannot exist
without liquid water. In fact, no living being can exist without
this magical combination of hydrogen and oxygen. Across the
universe, there could be many other planets with liquid water where
life thrives in some form.
Intellectual capital and the new aristocracy
In a thought-provoking lead essay titled
“America's new aristocracy’ the Economist of the week covering
January 23 to 30, provides deep insights into the new phenomenon of
intellectual capital. Intellectual capital is the driving force
behind the knowledge economy which dominates the world's most
powerful country, the U.S.