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Confidence of Re-election Dims..

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In the days after Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Sri Lankan president, was betrayed by a group of his longtime aides, comparisons were made to Judas Iscariot and the serpent in the Garden of Eden, but nothing expressed the depth of the president’s hurt and bewilderment like the fact that the desertion had occurred just after a shared meal of hoppers.

As he watched his old allies begin to stage an unexpected campaign last month to block his re-election, Mr. Rajapaksa could not help but dwell bitterly on the hoppers, pancakes made of fermented rice flour that are one of Sri Lanka’s most beloved comfort foods. He praised his new health minister, who replaced the most prominent defector, by saying he was not “someone who eats hoppers in the night and then stabs you in the back in the morning.”

Mr. Rajapaksa is a famously sure-footed campaigner, so confident that he scheduled elections for Jan. 8, two years before the end of his second term. But the defections caught him unaware, and he is so jit…

Different Game

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Then they relate the present political developments to 2009 where General Sarath Fonseka was fielded as the common opposition candidate. They say the same fate will befall new common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena as well. Fonseka was stripped of his medals and later sent to jail following a judicial verdict. Some may agree with them, seeing how things happened in the aftermath of the 2009 presidential election.

Let us keep the fear mongering aside for a while. Really what are the chances for a repetition of such a scenario? We think it’s different this time. This phrase was coined by famous stock market investor Merrill Lynch. Though he wrote this phrase with a negative connotation -- implying that things won’t be different this time or for that matter any time -- we believe that things could really be different this time, as the fundamentals of the game have changed.

The key difference is that in 2009, General Fonseka took a gamble whereas in 2014 Maithripala took a calc…

How Teams Can Advance to the Next Round of the World Cup

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The World Cup's group's stage comes to a conclusion Thursday -- and 16 of the tournament's 32 teams will advance to the round of 16. So far, Brazil, Mexico, the Netherlands, Chile, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Colombia and Greece have all advanced to the next round. Over the next two days, four more groups will be decided. The top two teams with the most points go through. Goal differential, used as a tie-breaker when teams are even with points, accounts for the number of goals a team has scored minus the ones it has allowed. Here are the way the scenarios play out in the remaining group:
Group E: France is favored to finish first, while either Ecuador and Switzerland are also in the best position to finish second. France (6 points, goal differential +6) -- Advances and wins the group with a win or draw against Ecuador. Ecuador (3 points, goal differential 0) -- Advances with a win against France. Switzerland (3 points, goal differential -2) -- Advances with a victory against Honduras…

Six-hour workday experiment

Things you need to teach your Child..

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Here is a list of things you need to teach your Child(ren) at early age:

1: Warn your Girl Child Never to sit on anyone's laps no matter the situation including uncles.

2: Avoid Getting Dressed in front of your child once he/she is 2 years old. Learn to excuse them or yourself.

3. Never allow any adult refer to your child as 'my wife' or 'my husband'

4. Whenever your child goes out to play with friends make sure you look for a way to find out what kind of play they do, because young people now sexually abuse themselves.

5. Never force your child to visit any adult he or she is not comfortable with and also be observant if your child becomes too fond of a particular adult.

6. Once a very lively child suddenly becomes withdrawn you may need to patiently ask lots of questions from your child.

7. Carefully educate your grown ups about the right values of sex . If you don't, the society will teach them the wrong values.

8: It is always advisable you go through any …

Condom.. Good read :)

This Guy Isn't Having Sex Tonight.

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One evening last week, my girlfriend and I were getting into bed. Well, the passion starts to heat up, and she eventually says, 'I don't feel like it, I just want you to hold me.'

I said, 'WHAT??!! What was that?!'

So she says the words that every boyfriend on the planet dreads to hear...

'You're just not in touch with my emotional needs as a woman enough for me to satisfy your physical needs as a man.'

She responded to my puzzled look by saying, 'Can't you just love me for who I am and not what I do for you in the bedroom?'

Realizing that nothing was going to happen that night, I went to sleep.

The very next day I opted to take the day off of work to spend time with her. We went out to a nice lunch and then went shopping at a big, big unnamed department store. I walked around with her while she tried on several different very expensive outfits. She couldn't decide which one to take, so I told her we'd just buy them all. She wanted …

A story of a worn shoe and a callous school teacher

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A story ran recently of a pair of slippers been hung around the neck of a student who came to school without wearing slippers.



The student (name withheld) resides in Sumedhankarapura, Seruvila, a village that was targeted by terrorists in the past.  She has three brothers and sisters and her father was dead. The family lived in a half built house some portions of which were covered with polythene. Her mother kept the family going by selling dolls and jiggery to the devotees and visitors to the  Seruwila  Temple. .



Last week the student has gone to the school wearing a pair of slippers because one of her shoes was  worn. Her mother R.M. Indrawathie Menike  had advised her to go to school wearing a pair of slippers  until a new pair of shoes is purchased within a couple of days.

Menike had to  get the assistance of the police due to the unexpected trouble faced by her daughter who is a grade five student who was seeking to sit the Grade Five Scholarship Examination this year.

Serunuwar…

Size matters??

Does Penis Size Matter?


It's most men's biggest fear: "Am I big enough?" In fact, according to a recent study from the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, 20 percent of guys in the U.S. are dissatisfied with the size of their genitals.

Fortunately, women don't care about penis size nearly as much as you do. In a British study, 85 percent of ladies reported they were happy with their partner's package, and past research has shown that size is only one small part in the overall equation for sexual satisfaction. The factor that's much more important to women: forging a psychological connection. (Which is something you can improve!)

Flight 370 landed at Diego Garcia and Crashed into Indian Ocean...

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Most recently Montagraph produced a video detailing the possibility that the missing Malaysian Airlines flight 370 was landed at Diego Garcia, a top-secret military base controlled by the U.S.



Montagraph, who is also the face behind the popular “Montagraph” YouTube channel, is known for his thought-provoking videos. In his most recent video titled “Flight MH370 Is At Diego Garcia – Here’s The Proof”, Montagraph laid-out a brief timeline of events that really make sense. In fact his theory makes more sense then any of the mainstream media’s recent conjecture.

In fact, the video details how flight 370 departed Malaysia’s Kuala Lampur Airport at 12:41am on the Mar. 8, disappearing from radar and tower communications around 1:21am after making a rather sharp turn-back to the west. This is key information which led Montagraph to the next part of his investigation.

According to Montagraph and others, the plane was seen flying low at the southern tip of the Maldives Islands around 6:15am, o…

The lady stripped bare: Tracey Spicer at TEDxSouthBankWomen

This is a great lesson for modern women.. look natural .. be productive.. Thank you Tracey!

Malaysian plane search revives Sri Lankan tycoon’s missing jet mystery

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As authorities move westward towards the Strait of Malacca in search of missing Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 carrying 239 persons, it revives memories of the extensive and unsuccessful search carried out by seven countries in the same area for a Learjet carrying Sri Lankan business tycoon Upali Wijewardene and five others in 1983.
The richest man in Sri Lanka and his Learjet 35A simply disappeared on February 13, 1983. The $3.6 million Learjet bound for Colombo took off from Kaula Lampur at 8:41 pm carrying Sri Lankan billionaire Upali Wijewardene, his Malaysian lawyer S.M. Ratnam, Upali Group Director Ananda Peli Muhandiram, pilot Capt. Noel Anandappa, co-pilot Sydney Soysa and steward S. Senenakye. Eleven minutes later, the pilot Aanandappa requested and received permission to climb 8,230 meters (27,000 feet). Malaysian radar reported Upali’s jet cruising at 744km/h over the Indian Ocean, Kinght-Ridder Newspapers reported.
At 9:02 pm the aircraft suddenly shattered the speed of so…