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Herpetologist Mendis Wickramasinghe’s book ‘Repertoire’ wins accolades at the 2016 State Literary Festival Herpetologist Mendis Wickramasinghe, by all means, gives the impression that he isn’t...

Catwalk Mini Show, organized by Catwalk Model Academy, was held on September 18, showcasing 100 models from the industry. The show had 10 segments...

Lotions and creams are the mandatory first layer we wear next to our skin these days. It is difficult to survive without cream when...

Donald Trump on refugees In one of Donald Trump’s latest gaffs, he re-tweeted his son’s image of a bowl of skittles with the words: “If...

Eshan Denipitiya hails from a family of musicians. His grandfather was the late Patrick Denipitiya, who was a pioneer musician back in the good...

Like many I remember the warnings of parents and teachers to never count your chickens before they’ve hatched and to never keep all your...

Women have always loved lingerie; women love lingerie sales even more.  Andrea Boekel braved a battlefront waged in a lingerie shop in Colombo recently. ...

A no-bake cake that’s perfect for making with children. You can also pick and mix the fillings to suit your taste. Ingredients •    250g/8oz Marie biscuits •  ...

“You know that feeling,” she said, “when you are reading a book and you know that it is going to be a tragedy you...

Collectors’ Desk, organized by ARTRA Magazine and Saskia Fernando Gallery in collaboration with The Residences at One Galle Face, Shangri La Hotels and Resorts,...

T      he exhibition ‘Symmetry’ presents a body of work by Pramith Geekiyanage that places emphasis on the visual aesthetic of space and colour. Geekiyanage completed...

“The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world...

There have been several incarnations of the supernatural antihero of Marvel both in the comic books as well as in movies. Regardless of the movie...

Kim Kardashian is walking around with over $5 million on her fingers now that Kanye West hit her with another massive diamond... just because...

Here’s model Sasha Van Huet showing off her industrious side on a SoCal beach - aka smoking hot chick attempting to build stuff in...

When the news that Angelina Jolie had filed for divorce from Brad Pitt first went public, it was widely assumed that the iconic actor...

Michelle Obama, 52, stopped by the The Late Show September 20 for her final appearance as the sitting First Lady and boy did she...

International Association of Oral Pathologists (IAOP) is the Association of Oral Pathologists who are working all over the world. Prof WM Tilakaratne, world famous,...

Students from Elizabeth Moir School in Sri Lanka have achieved the best IGCSE results of any international school in the world this year. The...

Letter from Heaven I wrote a lot when I was on earth Now I am writing from heaven To let you know That I need you the most I...

She has to drag herself out of bed every time her phone goes beep beep in the morning. It maybe 7 am in Sri...

Six young professionals from Sri Lanka’s advertising industry and an undergraduate were selected to represent the country at the annual Spikes Asia Festival of...

Aries (Mesha) Love, romance and marital happiness await especially those running the Maha Dasa of Venus. The young and unmarried natives are likely to embark...

Some of us love it, some of us hate it and most of us have a love- hate relationship with it. Of course, I’m...

We have all watched Sound of Music and we have all loved the Von Trapp Children, especially the eldest Liesl Von Trapp. Chairmain Carr,...

Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity sector regulator, last week granted approval to Ceylon Electricity Board’s (CEB) Least Cost Long Term...

Shanil Fernando, Co-founder, SVP & Managing Director of CAKE LABS, was named the ICT Leader of the Year 2016 by the Computer Society of...

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka last week announced it would release market information twice a day, at noon and close of the day...

The sixth edition of “A Step by Step Guide to Doing Business in Sri Lanka” has been now published by the Central Bank of...

The rapid proliferation of internet relate services has transformed the way businesses are run and transactions are carried out, which is paving the way...

Two of Sri Lanka’s leading accounting professional bodies, CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) and CA Sri Lanka (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri...

Omegaa Johkasou Engineering Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, the sole authorized agent in Sri Lanka for promoting distributing domestic and industrial sewage waste water treatment systems...

Singer Sri Lanka PLC, the country’s premier consumer durables retailer, presently offering an amazing experience to people of Galle though “Singer Galle Fiesta 2016”,...

Abans, sole agent in Sri Lanka for LG Home Appliances, recently launched the world’s first LG TWIN WASH dual washing machine, which saves time...

Sri Lanka’s vehicle registrations rose to 41,798 units in August from 35,775 in July, with motorcycles picking up to 29,365 units from 25,025 units...

Eurocars, the official agent of Porsche cars in Sri Lanka, is hosting the first-ever exclusive Porsche Driving Experience with a series of driving events...

Sri Lanka’s Land Rover last week announced that a new full-sized, seven-seat SUV tagged “The New Discovery” will premiere on 28 September 2016 ahead...

A battle-scarred Sri Lankan soldier is on course to becoming just the kind of exhibit his country may have yearned for after gaining Olympic...

In an unexpected turn of events, the Chairman of the Tea Board, Rohan Pethiyagoda has tendered his resignation, protesting against regulations that constitute an...

The Government last week announced bringing in new regulations including the introduction of an absolute grant system whereby full ownership of land would be...

Customs trade unions revealed that due to their current ongoing work-to-rule action, the Government’s daily revenue income had dwindled from Rs 2 billion to...

The Financial Intelligence Unit of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (FIU-Sri Lanka) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Suspicious...

There has been a call from civil society for the establishment of five special High Courts to hear cases pertaining to crimes including murder,...

The Government is now keen on the quality of water supply, sanitation and other facilities provided to inmates of prisons which officials say should...

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has said it was presently involved in the process of drafting guidelines with regard to the...

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has observed that the proposed Indo-Sri Lanka Economic and Technical Technological Technology Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) would not make any...

The government is yet to give a concrete decision with regard to whether or not they would lift the ban on the agrochemical glyphosate...

The process to form a formal alliance founded on the leadership of MP Mahida Rajapaksa is presently underway, Leader of the Lanka Sama Samaja...

Whatever his faults, Jathika Nidahas Peramuna (JNP) leader WimalWeerawansa can be counted to make news and hog the headlines. The indefatigable young man is...

Every parent has the desire to give his or her child the best possible education. The platform to give such primary and secondary education...

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