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Celebrating Camerati!

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:10

  By Shannine Daniel  Kumudini Perera-David, Sherene Vas, Inakshi De Silva, Ayushka Nugaliyadda, Yanitra Kumaraguru, Mihara Jay...


Enjoying the beauty of nature

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:09

 Sri Lanka boasts of so many beauty spots throughout the island that stamps provide an ideal platform to publicise them all over the world. &l...


Dr. Pilapitiya’s clarion call on conservation

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:05

By Himal Kotelawala Sri Lanka is blessed with the highest biodiversity per unit area in Asia. Outside of Africa, our island nation also ...


Preserving local folk dances

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:03

By D.C. Ranatunga It was heartening to hear that Sri Lanka’s traditional folk dances are to get a boost thanks to suppor...


A bibliophiles’ paradise

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:01

Giving Sri Lankans a great opportunity to read, the Colombo International Book Fair (CIBF) is now on the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition ...


Snake charming and monkey tricks to fortune telling

/ Saturday, 10 September 2016 00:03

     By D.C. Ranatunga Turning over the pages of a Dilmah Conservation publication on traditional communities i...


Nallur Festival of Theatre Reviving drama and theatre in the peninsula

/ Saturday, 10 September 2016 00:02

   By Thulasi Muttulingam With the recent Nallur Festival that came to an end, concluded also a festival of theatre for t...


Innovative pizza brownies to delight

/ Saturday, 10 September 2016 00:00

  By Fathima Riznaz Hafi Home bakers are coming up with new and exciting ways to up their game lately, developing creative...


Thevananth Thevanayagam, jack-of-all-trades in theatre

/ Saturday, 10 September 2016 00:00

Thevananth Thevanayagam (46) is the Founder and Director of the Active Theatre Movement, a fast-growing and popular theatre troupe in the Northern ...


From lovers of tea to lovers of trees

/ Saturday, 10 September 2016 00:00

In an effort to promote a harmonious coexistence of man and nature and preserve the environment which is of fragile nature, Dilmah Conservation lau...


From Botale comes the ‘Father of the Nation’

/ Saturday, 3 September 2016 00:10

    By D.C. Ranatunga Social activist. Politician. Member – Legislative Council 1924/31. State Council Member/Ex...


Money and banking story unfolds at Bank of Ceylon’s modernised museum

/ Saturday, 3 September 2016 00:08

    During the late 1820s coffee planting began in earnest and by 1831 coffee plantations began to proliferate....


In Search of Bawa: Master Architect of Sri Lanka

/ Saturday, 3 September 2016 00:07

  Talisman Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of a new book that showcases 45 of Geoffrey Bawa’s extant...


The Lost Collection

/ Saturday, 3 September 2016 00:05

      This priceless collection of 73 drawings and paintings were done between 1971 and 1978. Completely fo...


Mexican Food Festival to mark Mexico’s National Day celebrations in Sri Lanka

/ Saturday, 3 September 2016 00:01

  A week-long gastronomic tour of Mexico is on offer at The Kingsbury Hotel to mark the first-ever celebrations of Mexico&rsq...


Raising funds for cancer research

/ Saturday, 3 September 2016 00:00

It’s Friday 26 August. Australia’s Prime Minister Michael Turnbull carries two toy koala bears on his way to office. He had picked them...


‘Run to Remember’ today!

/ Saturday, 3 September 2016 00:00

  September is the month globally recognised as World Alzheimer’s month. The Lanka Alzheimer’s Foundation conduc...


Common man’s party is born

/ Saturday, 27 August 2016 00:10

The first Cabinet of Ministers, 1947   At the inaugural meeting of the newly-founded Sri Lanka Freedom Party...


Protecting Sri Lanka’s elephant population

/ Saturday, 27 August 2016 00:09

    Mitigating the Human-Elephant Conflict and reducing the alarming rate at which elephants are currently being killed (about four ...


SOS to protect priceless murals

/ Saturday, 27 August 2016 00:07

  Every now and then Dambulla hits the headlines. It’s either about neglecting the paintings in the famous Rock Temple. Or it is...


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People’s representatives as a workforce in power

23 September 2016

Awake, O sleepers, the time to do some real work has come! Admit it. The headline floored you. There you were on a Friday morning muttering “TGIF!” loudly and fervently if you’re the boss… or furtively und...


Rising strategic risks of cyber attacks for banking and government sector

23 September 2016

A senior swift systems operator at a leading banking company clicked on an email attachment of his elder son scoring a six in a cricket match recently. He remembered the same picture was published on his son’s public Facebook page, and he wa...


Why Sri Lanka needs to appoint competent ambassadors

23 September 2016

We regularly hear politicians saying diplomacy plays a direct role in addressing the root cause of insecurity and that good diplomatic initiatives help to build partnerships so that Sri Lanka can work together with the world to address some of ou...


National Program on Toxin Free Food: Finally on the right path?

23 September 2016

   The Government is taking a serious interest in toxin-free agriculture   Fertiliser subsidy, research findings for policy makers, 4 January 2015 This article was based on an empirical study conducted usin...


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