A 17-year-old student from Kadugannawa made headlines this week when
he hacked into the official website of the country’s most
influential person; President Maithripala Sirisena. The teenage
computer ‘hacker’, having by-passed security on the web site, posted
a message on the homepage, without revealing his identity.
One cannot believe that all the upheavals that are taking place and
the protests and rioting are spontaneous. To this cat, they are most
definitely master-minded, encouraged, provoked, staged and stoked.
They are not natural conflagrations. This is the ‘freedom of the
Ban Ki-moon who made an important second visit to Sri Lanka since
the end of war in May 2009 left for China on Friday night, leaving
some of the most pressing questions unanswered. At a media briefing
wrapping up his three day official tour, at Galle Face Hotel,