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The days may change and so the places, but the bonding never change which is called cousins. From childhood to the teenage year, we all been sticking together and celebrating every occasion together. But as we grew older we are going in our individual’s path called future.However, we are connected to all of you by WhatsApp and Skype. Thanks to…
Full Article Sunday, 01 March 2015 00:00
In India, thousands of years ago, a ruler in the Kingdom of Lata had a son named Vijaya. He was his eldest son who would one day rule over the land and a great many responsibilities to the people of his kingdom. Vijaya was a strong young man, who was extremely intelligent and able so that his father appointed...
Full Article Sunday, 01 March 2015 00:00
On December 20, 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) decided to proclaim March 3 as World Wildlife Day, following a proposal made by Thailand. World Wildlife Day is an opportunity to celebrate the many beautiful and varied forms of wild fauna and flora, and to raise awareness of the multitude of benefits that conservation provides…
Full Article Sunday, 01 March 2015 00:00
Viharamaha Devi Balika Vidyalaya, Colombo 10, established   on  February  15, 1928 owes its beginning to the commitment of its founder principal, Lily E. Fernando. The school was inaugurated at the beginning under the name ‘Deans Road Balika Vidyalaya’, due to its location along Dean’s Road.
Full Article Sunday, 01 March 2015 00:00
You may think that maps are for finding your way to a location. With mobiles and tabs, looking through maps is even easier. All you need to do is find your current location, and even with average speed internet, this only takes a few seconds. However, maps, the printed kind, teach us much more than our surroundings.
Full Article Sunday, 01 March 2015 00:00
Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904, in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Theodor Robert Geisel, a successful brew-master, and Henrietta Seuss Geisel. At 18, Geisel left home to attend Dartmouth College, where he became the Editor-in-Chief of its humor magazine, Jack-O-Lantern. When Geisel and his friends were caught drinking in his dorm room one night, in violation of Prohibition…
Full Article Sunday, 01 March 2015 00:00
For the first time in Sri Lanka, the Whyteleafe Performing Arts Academy will take steps to recognise the ‘Best Critic’ and ‘Best Young Entrepreneur’ from students under 15 years. This is at their upcoming annual Whyteleafe Academy Excellence Awards show. The event will also recognise exceptional students in a variety of fields in the performing arts.
Full Article Sunday, 01 March 2015 00:00
There are good teachers and there are not-so-good teachers.  There are teachers who mean well, but somehow do more harm than good to their students.  Our story begins with that kind of teacher.  She probably meant well, but ended up encouraging students to acquire bad habits.She was in charge of a bunch of four-year olds.  The children were...
Full Article Sunday, 22 February 2015 00:00
Keeping a diary or journal is a great way to express your emotions on paper and treasure experiences. Years from now, you'll wonder what you were doing years ago. A diary will remind you of the good and bad times you had in your past. A diary can also help vent out anger and frustration as well as...
Full Article Sunday, 22 February 2015 00:00
Hi kids, today we are going to visit Nagadeepa Purana Viharaya which is one of the sixteen most sacred places for Buddhists in Sri Lanka. Nagadeepa Viharaya is located in the small island called Nainathivu off the coast of Jaffna peninsula. Apart from the Nagadeepa Viharaya, there are few kovils in this island too. To reach the Viharaya, you...
Full Article Sunday, 22 February 2015 00:00
In scientist directory, there are so many names of scientists, who had done tremendous service to the world in various aspects. Among the most reputed and great scientists, there is a name -  the founder of evolution. Now you may guess that about whom I am going to tell you today. Simply, he is Charles Robert Darwin. Darwin was born…
Full Article Sunday, 22 February 2015 00:00
While the Lion roamed throughout the forest looking for his family, Sinhabahu along with his mother and sister finally made it to civilization. As they entered a village of the Kingdom of Vangha people surrounded them as they were quite a peculiar site indeed. People whispered aloud wondering who these strange individuals dressed in leaves were. Never in their lives...
Full Article Sunday, 22 February 2015 00:00
Stafford International School, a leading international school in the country was established in 1986 under the patronage of Mrs. Norrin Welikala. Established as an independent, private educational institute, Stafford is a co-educational, international school. The present principal of the school is Mrs. S Taldena. At present, the school has an academic staff of 200. The school provides both primary and…
Full Article Sunday, 22 February 2015 00:00
Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy is a series of novellas written by Cassandra Clare, author of “The Mortal Instruments” and “The Infernal Devices” , Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson and Robin Wasserman. The novellas in the series are set to be released on a monthly basis, with the first being released as an e-book on February 17, 2015. The 10…
Full Article Sunday, 22 February 2015 00:00
Phyllis McGinley was an American author and  poet. She was widely regarded for her Children’s books. Born on March 21, 1905 in Ontario, Oregon to mother, Julia Kiesel McGinley and father, Daniel McGinley. Growing up, McGinley led a tough life, with her father passing away when she was only 12, having no friends to play and talk with. After a…
Full Article Sunday, 22 February 2015 00:00
The 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup was the tenth Cricket World Cup. It was played in India, Sri Lanka, and (for the first time) Bangladesh. Fourteen national cricket teams took part, including ten full members and four associate members of the ICC. The opening ceremony was held on February 17, 2011 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka; the tournament was…
Full Article Sunday, 22 February 2015 00:00
A faithful dog made famous for an extraordinary display of dedication has finally been reunited with the human companion for whom he waited for so long. The University of Tokyo will officially unveil a new statue in March commemorating the 80th anniversary of the death of Hachiko, the world’s most loyal dog.Hachiko’s story dates back to the 1920s, when he...
Full Article Sunday, 22 February 2015 00:00
In case you are wondering, yes, there is a flower by that name.  Wallflowers are fragrant and come in clusters of yellow, orange, brown, red and purple. They are grown or have become ‘naturalized’ on old walls and cliffs in Southern Europe.  We are referring to a different kind of ‘wallflower’ here. 
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
For years the Lion and Suppa Devi lived happily in the cave with their two children Sinhabahu and Sinhaseevali. That is of course until young Sinhabahu started to become curious. At 16, he wanted to see the world and had tired of his life inside the cave. He pestered his mother after having found out that there were cities and...
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
Hi kids, today we are going to visit two key places in Jaffna city; The Public Library and the Nallur Kovil. First we will be going to have a look at the library, and then the Kovil which was built centuries ago.
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00

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