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They get on your nerves, don’t they?  Parents, I mean.  They are always making rules.  They are always saying ‘no’ and ‘don’t’.  They even put conditions: ‘if you don’t do this, you won’t get that’, or ‘if you do it you will not get that’.  You get it don’t you?  They always treat you as though you don’t have a...
Full Article Saturday, 28 March 2015 00:00
Vijaya was finally happy. He was the King of Lanka. Kuveni and Vijaya reigned as King and Queen happily for awhile. They had two children who they named Disala and Jivahatta. But as time passed by, there were whispers about Kuveni not being a real Queen. Vijaya as most humans felt dissatisfied with what he had. “If only...
Full Article Saturday, 28 March 2015 00:00
 The Maldives is a country where there are more than thousands of Islands. From airport to resorts all are individual Islands. It’s a beautiful place with the beautiful beaches. The sea is not so deep. There are corals in the beaches, which make the see more beautiful. The capital Island is called ‘Male ,‘ and it’s more closer to the…
Full Article Saturday, 28 March 2015 00:00
Ratatouille is a 2007 animation movie for general audience. Then why am I telling it to you when it is 2015? If you have watched it let me guess, haven’t you watched the movie at least twice? In my case, I’ve watched it thrice and if I ever get free time I am sure I’ll watch it again because it…
Full Article Saturday, 28 March 2015 00:00
Generally you can hear from intellectual people about the comments on changes of nature. They sense that nature differences because they have spent their life than us. As the result of that change, new word has added to the dictionary. Natural disaster is that word and nowadays it becomes a famous word among the world population. Natural disasters are...
Full Article Saturday, 28 March 2015 00:00
Have you ever noticed a long cylindrical ‘creepy’ creature slithering around your garden? If it’s a Yes! What was your first thought about it?What is a snake? There are 3,500 different species of snakes. They belong to a group of animals called reptiles. Snakes are very easy to recognize as they have distinctive long, thin bodies and no...
Full Article Saturday, 28 March 2015 00:00
Think of pencils.  Think of lead pencils.  Color pencils.  Pencils that come with an eraser fixed to one end.  Now think of using them.  Points get broken.  When this happens we have to sharpen either with a sharpener or a blade or knife.  The points break again or else they become dull, requiring us to sharpen them again and again.
Full Article Saturday, 21 March 2015 00:00
Water is a natural resource. It’s nature’s gift to all. Over the years, water has become the most valuable natural resource in the planet. The United Nation has proclaimed a day behalf of water since 1993. March 22 is the World Water Day (WWD). Each year, one of various UN agencies involved in water issues takes the lead in promoting…
Full Article Saturday, 21 March 2015 00:00
Last time we read how Vijaya came across a beautiful woman spinning cotton after he arrived in Lanka. This was no other than Kuveni who had changed her form in order to capture Vijaya just as she had done so to his other men. But Kuveni, the Yakka Queen could not trick Vijaya.
Full Article Saturday, 21 March 2015 00:00
Mahinda Vidyalaya, a Buddhist boys’ school in Colombo was established in 1864 as a reputed school for English Medium education. It was the first Buddhist School in Sri Lanka to provide English education. At the time of the establishment, the school was named as Government English College. Later the school was re- named as Government Night School since the studies…
Full Article Saturday, 21 March 2015 00:00
Sir Terry Pratchett, fantasy author and creator of the Discworld series, has died aged 66, eight years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. "The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds," said Larry Finlay of his publishers Transworld. The author died at home, surrounded by his family, "with his cat sleeping on his bed", he added.
Full Article Saturday, 21 March 2015 00:00
Sir Terry Pratchett was an English author who is best known for his fantasy works, notably the ‘Discworld’ series, which includes about 40 volumes. Pratchett was born on April 28, 1948, in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England and was educated at High Wycombe Technical High School before he left at the age of 17 to begin his career in journalism.
Full Article Saturday, 21 March 2015 00:00
Deep in the silent forest every single animal, bird, reptile was sleeping except the nocturnal animals. But there was a rustling of dry leaves. It was a young male pig. They usually sleep at night, but this one is not. He has not slept since the day he born. His parents were every time forcing him to sleep. “Sleep my…
Full Article Saturday, 21 March 2015 00:00
Malaysia is one of the beautiful countries in Asia. It is located in Southeast Asia. With 329, 847 square meter land. Malaysia is like two countries in one it has two main islands. The capital city is Kuala Lumpur where the most beautiful skyscraper PETRONAS twin towers is located in. The national flower is Hibiscus. And the national language is…
Full Article Saturday, 21 March 2015 00:00
We have all seen rainbows.  Long before we know the science of rainbows, that is how they are produced, they are magical.  Even after we learn how they are made rainbows still delight us. Some rainbows are faint and far away but some have really vibrant colors and seem close enough to touch.  This is a story about one of…
Full Article Saturday, 14 March 2015 00:00
We all know that some days are silly or light-hearted, but there are others which serve an important purpose. Check Your Batteries Day is definitely highly recommended because it could actually save your life.Created to raise awareness of the importance of testing and having working batteries in household appliances like smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.
Full Article Saturday, 14 March 2015 00:00
There is evidence that people smoked from the early days. Yet, usage of tobacco has risen up drastically over the last couple of decades. This may have happened because of the influence of certain historical events, major characters or attractive promotions of tobacco, cigarettes or cigar companies.  However, sadly, smoking is influencing a lot of lives today.
Full Article Saturday, 14 March 2015 00:00
Established on September 1, 1980 under the patronage of the former Sri Lankan President, Ranasinghe  Premadasa, the school  was started in Maligawatta in honor of the famous politician and educationist, Sir Baron Jayatilaka and afterwards the school was named as Sir Baron Jayatilaka Vidyalaya, Maligawatta. And thus the school has a history of 35 years.
Full Article Saturday, 14 March 2015 00:00
Dogs can detect cancer - Those noses are useful for sniffing out more than just treats. It turns out dogs are capable of detecting specific smells linked to cancer. In one study the dogs had an accuracy rate of 98 percent for sniffing out colorectal cancer in humans.
Full Article Saturday, 14 March 2015 00:00
Art isn’t only about creating a masterpiece that can be displayed at an exhibition. In fact, like many arts, painting and drawing is a form of expression. It is a way of letting go of your feelings and freeing your mind. Art also allows you to have fun. This week, we will learn how to have fun with paint while...
Full Article Saturday, 14 March 2015 00:00

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