Thursday, 23rd October 2014

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The Hameedia Group and Angelo Mathews, Captain of the Sri Lanka Cricket team have once again partnered the ‘My Friend’ project to donate school bags, water bottles, stationery, books and lunch boxes to over 200 schoolchildren in need. The ‘My Friend’ project is an initiative by Hameedia, which supports less-fortunate children across the country. Mathews and his wife along with…
Full Article Sunday, 19 October 2014 00:00
School term tests are just one month away, and your teachers must be busy covering the syllabuses and doing revision. This is the best time to start studying for the term tests and clarify the tough sections of the subjects. The sooner you start revision, the easier it will be to prepare for your exam. Sure, we all remember all-night…
Full Article Sunday, 19 October 2014 00:00
Deepawali or Diwali is certainly the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It’s the festival of lights (deep= light and avali = a row which means a row of lights) that’s marked by four days of celebration. Hindu homes are illuminated by the Diwali lamp on these days, and they dazzle with the joy of lighting
Full Article Sunday, 19 October 2014 00:00
October 21, 2014, will mark the 50th anniversary of the release of the famous movie “My Fair Lady.” It was adapted from a 1956 Broadway musical. This was actually adapted from a stage musical of the same name made in 1938. The stage musical had been an adaptation of a stage play by famous British dramatist George Bernard Show, released…
Full Article Sunday, 19 October 2014 00:00
Last week, we focused on unresponsive and abnormal breathing and hands-only CPR or chest compressions. Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is administered to people in cardiac arrest, where the heart fails to contract effectively or at all. It is because of these contractions that we are able to live, for the heart needs to give enough pressure for blood to circulate in
Full Article Sunday, 19 October 2014 00:00
The Hameedia Group and Angelo Mathews, Captain of the Sri Lanka Cricket team have once again partnered the ‘My Friend’ project to donate school bags, water bottles, stationery, books and lunch boxes to over 200 schoolchildren in need. The ‘My Friend’ project is an initiative by Hameedia, which supports less-fortunate children across the country. Mathews and his wife along with…
Full Article Sunday, 19 October 2014 00:00
They come in all sizes.  They come in different shapes.  And they come in many colors too.  We walk on them, kick them aside and sometimes even spit on them.  They don’t seem to mind of course.  Perhaps that’s because we really don’t notice them or because they seem too insignificant in our lives.  Perhaps it is because there are
Full Article Sunday, 19 October 2014 00:00
J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series made kids who detested books consider reading. The Harry Potter series captured the hearts of both the young and the old. The bookstores which sold her creations enjoyed brisk business. The stories in the pages of her novels also found their way to the television screen. The Harry Potter films were a big hit even
Full Article Sunday, 19 October 2014 00:00
‘Tharu Muthu Daru’ Concert, celebrating the World Children’s Day organized by the All Ceylon Buddhist Congress’ Child Protection Board, was held recently at  the Kularathne Hall, Ananda College Colombo 10. Children of 17 Children’s Homes sustained by the All Ceylon Buddhist Congress’ Child Protection Board participated at this event
Full Article Sunday, 19 October 2014 00:00
It’s the rainy season again. Although sometimes it rains cats and dogs, we can’t stop our day-to-day routine. No matter how hard it rains, you have to go to school, your parents have to go to work and all other things should go as planned. Anyway one of the major concerns of your parents or the guardians is to ensure
Full Article Sunday, 12 October 2014 00:00
When talking about first aid, and the situations that require firstaid care, one may assume emergency situations involve an accident. For instance, when talking about how to administer first aid on a bleeding wound, we would think a wound is only a result of having an accident, falling or cutting ourselves. However, emergency services cover a much wider area than…
Full Article Sunday, 12 October 2014 00:00
There was a little boy who liked to write poetry.  He was 12 years old.  He wrote of waterfalls and forgotten islands.  He wrote of colors so new that they were not yet named.  He gave them incredible names.  He showed his poems to his father who smiled and asked him softly, “When did you visit these wonderful places?”
Full Article Sunday, 12 October 2014 00:00
Hi kids, today I’m going to tell you how salt, the most essential flavor of curries, is made. Salt is available in three main types called rock salt, evaporated salt and solar salt. Rock salt is obtained by drilling and blasting underground deposits. Mechanism of mining depends on whether the salt is configured as a relatively horizontal-sedimentary deposit or a
Full Article Sunday, 12 October 2014 00:00
An island is a piece of sub-continental land that is completely surrounded by water. This excludes Australia, for example, which is surrounded by water, but is a continent. Islands can be in the ocean, in inland seas and in rivers and lakes. Island groups are known as archipelagoes. Some countries are completely composed of islands. There are actually many such…
Full Article Sunday, 12 October 2014 00:00
Author and Poet S.Mahinda Thera had the ability to make Sri Lankans love their country, race and religion. The poetry he wrote had the punch to make Sri Lankans sit up and ponder about their future during British rule. He was a Tibetan by birth, but showed through his writings that he was a ‘son’ of Sri Lanka. He referred…
Full Article Sunday, 12 October 2014 00:00
We need basic needs to survive our lives. Oxygen, water, food, shelter and sleep are the basic human needs for survival. Food plays one of the major roles among them. Simply, we know food provides us nutrition, and can be defined as edible or portable substance (usually of animal or plant origin), consisting of nourishing and nutritive components such as
Full Article Sunday, 12 October 2014 00:00
World Children’s Day program of   Keenadeniya Primary School, Mirigama Ambepussa ‘Dayata Pipena Mal’ was held at the school premises on October 1.
Full Article Sunday, 12 October 2014 00:00
Last Wednesday was a special day for kids. Therefore, this week, Jeans has allocated more space for kids, celebrating the International Children’s Day which 1st of fell on last week. International Day of Older Persons was celebrated on same day the world celebrated the Children’s Day.
Full Article Sunday, 05 October 2014 00:00
Birthdays are the best. They are so good that from the day following the birthday no one can blame anyone for thinking about the next birthday. There are other good days of course. Holidays are nice. Avurudda is nice. The birthdays of brothers and sisters are nice. Christmas is a nice day for those, who celebrate it. 
Full Article Sunday, 05 October 2014 00:00
The United Nations Organization was formed on October 24, 1945, just after the conclusion of the Second World War, with the main objective of preventing a massive scale conflict in that nature from occurring again. There have been debates as to the successes and failures
Full Article Sunday, 05 October 2014 00:00

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