Tag Archives: Mahatma Gandhi

When Worlds Collide #87: Nobel Peace Prize – Saluting peace-makers or stirring political controversy?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 13 October 2013 The Nobel Peace Prize 2013 was awarded on Friday to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for its extensive efforts to … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #71: Bridging the ‘Other Digital Divide’

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 23 June 2013 “We’ll never allow satellite TV into our country! The minds of our youth must be shielded from those decadent western TV shows!” … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #35: Nurturing Innovation in Sri Lanka – Where Have All Our Mavericks Gone?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 30 September 2012 “Those who are crazy enough to believe they can change the world are the ones that do!” – Steve Jobs (1955-2011) It will … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #7: Sri Lanka – Spice Island or Bland Nation?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 18 March 2012 I’m neither a historian nor chef, but have a healthy interest in both their subjects. I wish the two come together more often! … Continue reading

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