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The International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without  regard to divisions, national, ethnic, cultural, economic or political. It is an occasion for looking back on past struggles and accomplishments, and more importantly, looking ahead to the untapped potential and opportunities that await future…
Full Article Sunday, 08 March 2015 00:00
The ship carrying Vijaya and his friends drifted in the sea for days. By this time they were truly repenting for their bad behavior, but they knew it was too late. They had been punished and all the hardships they were facing now must be borne. Sadly, they were at the mercy of the gods; and land was nowhere in…
Full Article Sunday, 08 March 2015 00:00
Thames Institute, a popular international school in the country was established on   March 9, 2010. The school which started from a  simple beginning had only 16 teachers and 13 students at the time of the establishment. Thames Institute was inaugurated under the patronage of its founder principal, Ms. Lakshmi Perera along with the selfless dedication of Roshan J Fernando assisted…
Full Article Sunday, 08 March 2015 00:00
The Royal–Thomian (The Battle of the Blues) is an annual cricket match played between Royal College, Colombo and S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia since 1879. It is known as The Battle of the Blues due to the colors of the two school's flags i.e. blue, gold and blue of Royal College and blue, black and blue of S. Thomas' College.
Full Article Sunday, 08 March 2015 00:00
In a previous article of this series, we spoke about various types of paintbrushes. The length and type of fiber used determines what the end result is. However, this doesn't mean you can only paint with the use of a brush.In fact, as discussed a few weeks ago, you can use various other objects instead of paintbrushes.
Full Article Sunday, 08 March 2015 00:00
To celebrate International Women’s Day, this week we honor the female Nobel laureates in Literature. Starting from 1901, when the first Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded, the prize has been awarded to 111 writers, out of which 13 were female. They are; Selma Lagerlof - Selma Lagerlof was a Swedish writer, who became the first female writer to win…
Full Article Sunday, 08 March 2015 00:00
Celebrating the 158th birth anniversary of Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting and Chief Scout of the World, World Scouts’ Day Celebrations were held at the Hanwella Rajasinghe Vidyalaya Auditorium on February 22. Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, known as B-P, was born in Paddington, London on February 22, 1857. He was the eighth of ten children of Baden, a Professor at…
Full Article Sunday, 08 March 2015 00:00
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

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