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‘Valentine’s Night’ by the Burgher Association of Sri Lanka was held on February 14, at the Clubhouse, Havelock City. The dress code was a ‘touch of red’ and there were 300 participants. The event went well into the early hours of the morning and had many activities, competitions and games for the participants. There were dance...
Full Article Sunday, 22 February 2015 00:00
Free targets the youth, but does not limit itself to a specific age category. Free also aims to be much more than a magazine that brings to its readers details about events and youth trends. Once a week, among many other articles, Brad Stevens brings you the latest box office updates, Maneshka Borham shares with you an easy to make...
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
One day someone asked himself, ‘do revolutions begin with poetry and end with the abandonment of love?’  More than 10 years later he asked himself another question: ‘Do revolutions begin with love and end with the abandonment of poetry?’  Ten years later, he might ask himself a different kind of question: ‘Couldn’t the words love, revolution and poetry be switched…
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
The ability to think differently is one of the gifts given to people by nature. It was the reason people have been able to establish inventions and discoveries. These led to have a developed world today. From ancient times, all people liked to play any game they prefer. They had some physical games for that.
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
Binge eating is the least known eating disorder. People with Binge eating disorder (BED) typically suffer from rapid weight gain and out of control eating binges, but unlike bulimia they don’t vomit, purge or exercise excessively. As a result they become very overweight; BED is much more visible than bulimia. Feelings of shame can result in having more psychological problems…
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
People have various and numerous wants and needs, some of which can be met, while some cannot. When you achieve what you want in your life, you are happy, and smile. When you cannot achieve what you want, you are really unhappy and cry. You know what you don’t want and similarly, you know what you want. Generally,...
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
Maya Angelou, in her work 'I Know why the Caged Bird Sings,' says that “there is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” People have an infinite amount of thoughts bottled up in their minds. They find a release in different ways, some constructive, some not so. Some people are gifted in a certain...
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
In January, the price of a single rose was 100 rupees. As soon as February took over, the price of these same roses doubled. Some storekeepers were apologetic, “it’s the season,” they explained. And that was enough explanation; we all knew which season he was referring to.
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
Wedding Expo was held on February 7 and 8 at the Hilton Colombo, and the two day exhibition was organized by the hotel itself. The expo gave brides and grooms the opportunity to meet with forty professional wedding suppliers and planners and seek advice and recommendations from notable individuals in the field. Special discounts and offers were also available to…
Full Article Sunday, 15 February 2015 00:00
Traveling along Marine Drive in the evening, you would see many people with cameras in their hands. Sunsets make beautiful photographs, there’s no doubt about that. However, imagine a day when you look around, but see no sun. Even if it is a cloudy day, you would find the view of the ocean slightly odd without the golden fireball that…
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
Many years ago, a left-leaning professor somewhere in the USA quite innocently gave his students an assignment.  The students were for the most part ‘progressive’.  The task was to research cooperatives.  The purpose was to gather a set of success stories.  The result was that one particular student, a diehard socialist when she started on the project, ended up convinced…
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
The oppression of women is a much discussed topic, so much so that many groan at the mention of feminism or equal rights. This is partly the fault of women themselves, who drag in equal rights to the most irrelevant situations. Some men and women label themselves as feminists, although they don’t seem to be actually...
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
Recap  - An eating disorder -anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or binge eating disorder- is a serious and complicated psychological illness which is characterized by dysfunctional eating behavior. Some people eat too little, others too much, and others switch between both behaviors. Most people with an eating disorder have a distorted body image and an intense fear for gaining weight.
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
The art of henna (mehendi) is the traditional art of painting the hands, feet and body with a paste made from the powdered dry leaves from the henna plant which is known as Lowsonia Inermis (scientific name). It usually has a cherry red or brown color, but this can vary with time left on and a range of other factors.…
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
There are very few people who live with the love of their grandparents. Their love is very different from the love of other family members. They are more experienced than we are. And they are not used to the modern day’s lifestyle yet they are trying to adjust in the modern society, for their grandchildren.Being elderly family members gives you…
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
There are several arts in the world, and the purpose is to calm the minds of people. Arts also affect human behavior. Among the forms of arts, music is spreading its strength all over the world. When we talk about music, there is a responsible and respectable person who is bound to music at all times. He is an artiste.
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
“One of my biggest thrills for me still is sitting down with a guitar or a piano and just out of nowhere trying to make a song happen.” This is a famous quote by him. He always thought to make different music productions. When we think of him, the famous Beatles band also comes to our mind because he is…
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
Sharing your playlist or music library with friends is not something we all do. The reason for this isn’t merely varying tastes in music and different preferences of genre, but also the attitude people have towards the music other people listen to. While it seems totally normal for one person to love pop and another to love country, most people…
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
The youth are the backbone of a country’s future. Equipped with skills, knowledge and enthusiasm, they are all set to drive the country forward. To realize their potential to the fullest, they need to make the critical transition from being a successful student to a dynamic professional.
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00
Singer Dasun Madushan held a concert for his friends and fans on his birthday. The event took place on February 2 at the S de S Jayasinghe Hall, Dehiwala, and was captured by Event Kings.
Full Article Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00

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