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Veteran singer Victor Ratnayake can make you think beyond the lyrics of a song. He can make you love our culture, the Sinhala language...

Why not put some of that airtime to a more beneficial use by showcasing a traditional form of art such as puppetry?” questions the...

A man can have many children, but a child can have only one father. So it is with our dear father, whom we missed...

World Puppet Day fell on March 21 and the local celebrations for the day were held at the Independence Square last week, sponsored by...

A research conducted by CENWOR previously revealed that common forms of traffickingincluded girls being promised jobs but being taken to brothels to engage in...

When was the last time you had a decent conversation with Siri? He either doesn’t get your pronunciation or the Sri Lankan English peppered...

Madhura Sri Gamage a blossoming painter and an assemble artist graduated in art and sculpture with a special degree from the University of Visual...

Heshan first heard the song Ashawari while at a friend’s house. “It hit me then that the melody and Samahan theme would make for...

Dr. Shirani Malika Jayasuriya, a medical doctor who had no place in Sri Lanka and sought greener pastures in America after qualifying as a...

Ola Ladies! It’s now the third week of the third month of this year and didn’t time just fly? Hopefully we all have our eyes...

The 14th edition of Colombo Fashion Week was held recently where a talented entourage of emerging and established designers showcased their collections on the...

Aries (Mesha):  You may embark on any programme or plan assured of success thanks to the effects of Ruchaka Yoga currently fortifying you. Natives,...

The Colombo International Theatre Festival will go on stage for the sixth consecutive year from April 4 to April 9 organized by the Inter...

As the clocks go forward for the start of British Summer Time, many of us will rue the loss of an hour in bed....

In the late 18th Century, wax artist Marie Tussaud launched a somewhat unusual career in Paris. As a forced show of her loyalty to...
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It’s a very carefully crafted movie.  From script, casting, locations, music score and colour pallet, everything was designed to complement the theme of mental...

Chandran Rutnam first met Gamini Fonseka in 1956. Rutnam was one of the first to be hired for production work on Bridge on the...

In 1956, on a historical day Rekawa was being filmed in Hiriyala in the Kurunegala district. The scene was about some patients waiting in...

All religions preached virtues. Jesus, the Buddha, Prophet Mohammed and many others taught the people to do good, and be good. However, thousands of...

Hello Ladies Last week’s recap Determining your face shape  In order to determine your face shape, pull your hair back in a headband or ponytail and analyse...

‘Supergirl’, that tells the story of Kara Danvers an alien with superpowers akin to her cousin Superman and ‘The Flash’ following speedster Barry Allen...

Spoiler Alert! If you haven’t watched Logan yet, then we suggest that you avoid this article. If you’re an audacious and independent individual who...

Imagine this: Your manager ranks everyone on your team and shares the numbers. Too scared to think about that scenario? Well, it happened to me....

International best seller ‘Many lives, Many Masters’, a book written by Dr. Brian l Weiss, a prominent psychiatrist and the author of ‘Through Time...

Aries (Mesha):  Natives, those running the Jupiter Maha Dasa in particular are vulnerable to disease and are advised to take special precautions against communicable...

CAPTCHA’s are an irritating but necessary evil. The system that is used to verify whether or not a user is human has been around...

From Nintendo, the Japanese gaming giant, comes the mobile app Super Mario Run. As soon as this nostalgic game was released on December 15,...
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A video starts playing with three young men pushing a car of the Morris Minor variety. With the gentle swaying music, floats with the...

When Nishantha’s wife Nirosha went into labour, she was taken to the hospital in his trusty Vespa. “Scooters are quite safe you see,” she...

You’ve probably watched those YouTube videos that restore your faith in humanity a dozen times over. The kind of videos where humans toil for...

The Time: 10.30 am Place: Along D. R. Wijewardene Mawatha, Maradana end Scene: Long distance buses parked after all night journeys from out stations and drivers...

Victor Ratnayake, the much loved reigning King in the Kingdom of Sinhala music, is the creator of the all time musical extravaganza called Sa....

The Kennel Association of Sri Lanka (KASL) Dog Show was held on March 4 and 5 at the cricket ground of Austasia Sports and...

Schoolchildren from remote academic institutes interested in photography saw one of their dreams come true when they had the chance to exhibit their shots...

Aries (Mesha):  You will develop an inner urge to work for the wellbeing of others -the lesser fortunate in particular with the Sun due...

Predictions abound of a Westworld-style near future, where sex robots are “normal” and holiday resorts offering sex dolls and x-rated androids operate in every...

There has been a subtle and growing shift in the workplace over the past decade. Today, young professionals are carving out prominent places for...

Sri Pada Visit and Clean-up is a project based on environmental awareness, conservation and research conducted by the Young Biologists Association and Leo Club...

The Inter House Sports Meet of Sujatha Vidyalaya Primary School Nugegoda was held at Police Park, Bambalapitiya on February 17. The Chief Guest was RB...

AE Gunasinghe School which was built by the late President R Premadasa is to be refurnished and transformed into a girls’ school. Photograph shows...

Arunthathy is a mother figure in the music and dance fields. She has put Sri Lanka on the international map through her choreography in...

They share the same birthday. Not because they were born on the same day, but because she has a small part of him inside...

Around legends are many stories. Some told, some untold. When the legend is modest,the untold, remains in the crypt, until, a ranconteur unfolds them....

Read g.o.d’s Park Joon Hyung’s instagram caption for the regal black dog’s picture he posted over eight months ago. That may have been his last...

Sri Lanka is rather slow placed when it comes to emancipating the rights of the differently-able. More so, they find it hard to find...

Rise and Shine ladies Last week’s recap; Determining your face shape In order to determine your face shape, pull your hair back in a headband or...

What do you get when you mix old school comic book characters, give them the drama of a show like ‘Pretty Little Liars’ with...

AIESEC is an independent, non-profit global platform which unites students and recent graduates from higher education institutes across the globe under a single banner...

Hollywood, that tinseltown has two hallmarks upon most of its films, the Long Shot at the end of the movie and the Happy Ending. ...

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