Saturday, April 29, 2017

Features

Features
Features

A true son of Sri Lanka, Dr Siriwardena is no abuser of free education as he paid back by building a patient’s dream ward. The...

Experts and revolutionaries come together in the aftermath of Meetotamulla with a formula that few boasted or envisaged before the tragedy With the Meetotamulla calamity,...

The followers of the musician Nadeemal Perera was in for a treat with the recent release of his debut music video Mayam Kalawe. The...

Charcoal drawings are characteristically grey, but Hasala Jayarathna’s drawings are not just black and white in colour but also evoke feelings. All his drawings...

Sri Lanka is well endowed with natural beauty. But exploring her beauty in treacherous terrains is not a cakewalk. It demands skill and experience....

A Sri Lanka born writer in the field of British literature, Karavai M Thayalan writes both in Tamil and English. In one of his...

Aries (Mesha): A badly afflicted 5th House is a warning for the natives to safeguard their children from life-threatening accidents and sudden illness. A...

Garbage and human pollution has been a huge issue at Sri Pada or Adam’s Peak for the past decade or more. It only seems...

Prof Ajantha Hapuarachchi of the Colombo University’s Journalism Unit was invited to speak as the Guest of Honour at the inaugural function of the...

Samantha Welch was moved to tears when she received a note from a total stranger on board a train headed towards Plymouth.  The single...

Born in 1971 in Ufa in the USSR, Serge Marshennikov is a rising star in the art scene with paintings that combine an old...

•    NBRO admits knowledge of the precarious soil condition •    Proposes a costly dam as a solution The death toll from the collapse of the...

It is ironic that people should die from a collapse of a garbage mound in the financial city of their country. While the military...

Immediately after the Meetotamulla disaster making money out of garbage became a subject of discussion in all electronic and print media. During Nation’s attempt...

Public Health Inspectors (PHIs) in the country say that they had no role whatsoever in possibly averting the man-made Meetotamulla tragedy, which some have...

Not many can draw, although many wish they could. Making a drawing lifelike, using coloured pastels and crayons is a gift only a few...

20,000 students form a bandwagon all over the country to engage in medical research, new innovations A cross between Daedalus and Icarus, he has the...

The outlook of the once war affected Wanni has changed now. Eight years is long enough to bring in change, for better or worse....

Gifts of any form are special. Everyone expects the best for them. Everyone wants the best gifts in life. The expectation grows several folds...

A bigwig of the local Pradeshiya Sabha had bought a plot of land on the river bank to build a luxury hotel and the...

Aries (Mesha):  A deep sense of self-respect and self-honour will keep the native away from actions and activity considered below his dignity. Planetary influences...

    Clot-buster operation that ‘brings stroke sufferers back to life’: Treatment could help  8000 patients by removing blockages using three-foot wire Process works for more...

Illuminate, the latest showcase concert to hit the city, will be unveiled at the Rooftop Amphitheatre at Nelum Pokuna on Friday, April 28 at...

“Ayi Ayi Yoo,” wails Sunil and the entire room trembles into a melancholic silence allowing his piercingly sharp, hauntingly beautiful voice to do its...

Christians around the world are preparing to commemorate the crucifixion, death and the resurrection of Jesus Christ during the Holy Week. Holy Week is the period...

Effects of inflation are reflected in a Kevum, the traditional oil cake, literally. In the 1980s the people of Duva, a village off Kiribathgoda...

Each day has its ups and downs, strains and stress. But the mind and soul is always fresh and at peace in the wee...

Controversy sells. A movie based on a real life controversy always stirs public interest. There have been many films in the past that have...

Charcoals are often used by artists for their versatile properties such as the rough texture that leaves marks less permanent than other art media....

I was asked to call at a government office on a government holiday and was more than happy to accept this invitation as it...

Elaborate arrangements have been made to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Wattala Kalaithenral Natiya Kala Nilayam which falls on April 9 (Sunday). This institute...

The New Year celebration (Bak Maha Ulela) in Vijithapura, Pelawatte, Battaramulla will be held on April 9 at the Vijithapura Children’s Park on a...

An exhibition of paintings by two young artists is now taking place at the Barefoot Gallery until April 16. Artists Chaminda Gamage and Nelun...

Do you think it is possible for there to be an English class in a remote outpost in Sri Lanka which begins before dawn...

We were so enthralled by the beauty of the cascading water columns of the Meemure waterfall that we couldn’t take our eyes off of...

The Sun is due to enter Aries, the first sign in the Zodiac (Mesha) leaving Pisces, the last point in the last sign in...

On March 23 Hakka Patas, an explosive used by farmers on wild animals that damage crops, was recovered from the bank of Ma Oya...

His name reminds us of a popular beer brand and the king of the jungle. No, he is not known for the wrong reasons...

Yashodha Wimaladharma, one of Sri Lanka’s most celebrated actresses was chosen by Kelaniya University to be awarded a meritorious honorary award for Arts. However,...

Inspirations are everywhere. We look for role models and inspirations in movies. We look at movie stars and sometimes our parents. But very rarely...

"මට වයස හැට four,” says Welipenna Vithanage Sugathapala. This is how he always answers whenever someone inquires his age. Other than the fact that...

Dr. Sarath Gunapala, a solid-state physicist, senior research scientist and group supervisor at NASA’s (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Jet Propulsion Laboratory spoke to...

It’s a dilemma to write an epitaph for the man called Prasad Gunewardene. Each person has a totally diverse dimension of his life and...

The year was 1956. Asweda Naidelage Piyathilake was summoned by Thomas Silva of Kadugannawa for an urgent matter. Thomas Silva used to deliver to...

After scrolling up and down my TList, I looked up to see where the bus has taken me so far and immediately sensed something...

Our ears became attuned to a roar increasing its crescendo as we progressed. It is the sound of falling columns upon columns of water...

With Disney’s promotional machinery running full tilt and the masses apparently caring little about the inclusion of a gay character, ‘Beauty and the Beast’...

Buddhist Friends of Israel Organization built their seventh house with the monetary and material assistance donated by Sri Lankans working in Israel and other...

A reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) and a Rothschild’s giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi), two giraffe subspecies, photographed at Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure in Salina,...

Aries (Mesha):  Problems at workplace and even the prospect of losing employment will continue to trouble the native if he is going through Saturn’s...

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