Gearing for cyber attacks - Defence Secretary
The theme chosen for this conference is
'Strategize, Plan, Act: A Recipe for Effective Security'. In today's
highly inter-connected environment, in which Information
Communications Technology is rapidly becoming an integral part of
our lives, this theme is most appropriate. Ensuring cyber security
is important because the number of cyber threats to governments,
organisations and society at large are constantly increasing.
Got around the ‘breast feeding problem’ and more...
She has the unique distinction of being the
first woman in the country to earn the Doctorate in Medicine (MD) of
the University of Ceylon. At the relatively young age of 40, she was
appointed to the Chair of Paediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine,
thus becoming the first woman to be appointed to a professorial
chair. This week’s Reminiscences of Gold features this remarkable
lady, Dr. Priyani Soysa, Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics of the
University of Colombo.
NGOs are facing a backlash globally
Sri Lanka during the war years bore the brunt of
the global phenomenon of the growth and proliferation of the
so-called Non-Government Organisations (NGOs). The secessionist war
provided the opportunity for international NGOs to establish
themselves in the country and to forcefully intervene in national
affairs under the guise of humanitarian and anti-corruption
activities and purported rural development projects.