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Full Article Saturday, 09 May 2015 00:00
Q A common misconception about introverts is that they are shy. What are the other misconceptions about them?
Full Article Saturday, 09 May 2015 00:00
Driving a vehicle in Sri Lanka can be hazardous to your health. If you have ever been behind the wheel on this country’s roads, you would understand how true that statement is. Clearly, of all the mundane everyday tasks that one has to undertake, driving is probably one of the most stressful. If you happen to live in Colombo and...
Full Article Saturday, 09 May 2015 00:00
Dodie Smith was an English novelist and playwright who is best known for writing the children’s novel “The Hundred and One Dalmatians”. Smith was born on 3 May 1896 in Whitefield, Lancashire, England and was the only child of Ernest and Ella Smith. Her father passed away two years later, after which Smith and her mother moved in with her...
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
Of the 12 Full Moon Days of each year, Vesak, or the Full Moon of May, is of great significance to the Buddhists. It is believed that the Gautama Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death (parinirvana) took place on Vesak Full Moon days. While poya is a day when we get to relax, for many it is also a day of…
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
At a press briefing about an art exhibition two years ago, the attendees were given a number of leaflets and printouts, most of which carried information about the exhibition. However, there was a large yellow paper that was folded in a triangular shape. This contained quotes and questions for the attendees. I still have mine, and my favorite is...
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
During the New Year season which we celebrated on a grand scale, you were undoubtedly, bombarded  with plenty of New Year massages wishing you in different ways. Those are others’ wishes to you. However, you must have your own plans to make a real change in your life, lives of your employees and your business organization and so forth. You...…
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
“I dread group work for some unexplainable reason, and I am mostly comfortable working on my own. I rarely feel like raising my hand in class even though I happen to know the answers. I prefer to listen to others rather than talking. I also prefer quieter places, and I’m happy to stay home with a good book...  
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Everyone should have the right to express their ideas in a verbal or written manner. There is, however, a special category that has a special duty to report news, ideas, and information to people. They are known as journalists or reporters. Today, we have to talk about their freedom, or in other words about press freedom.Press freedom has become...
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
There was a time when radios were the only avenue one could listen to music. Records and gramophones were no longer used by many and not everyone had a cassette or CD player. Radios kept the music flowing, whether it was at home or in a vehicle. Today, there are many radio stations that play songs of a...  
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Scottish First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), Nicola Sturgeon attends an election campaign event at the JUMP Gymnastics Club in Cumbernauld, Scotland where she launched the party’s youth manifesto
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The AOG Campus, Wellampitiya held a cricket tournament on March 15. The tournament was held at the Kollonnawa Sports Ground. The Campus also held a holi festival on March 22 at the Maley Sports Club grounds. Both events had a participation of 250 students.
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Far from the Madding Crowd is perhaps the most pastoral of Hardy’s Wessex novels. It tells the story of the young farmer Gabriel Oak and his love for and pursuit of the elusive Bathsheba Everdene, whose wayward nature leads her to both tragedy and true love. It tells of the dashing Sergeant Troy whose rakish philosophy of life was ‘...
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
What can be easier than a dessert that can be made in a simple mug? Generally, while most recipes call for cakes and the likes to be made in large batches this can be quite a pain in case you get a case of the midnight munchies. For those who raid the kitchen at night a dessert in a mug...…
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
Remember what fairytales used to tell us? Maybe we forgot about that simple message. The message that says, “Anything is possible if you only believe and even in the darkest of times, a light can be found. And dreams and wishes really do come true.” And it’s true. Dreams come true. Happy endings happen. And even in the...
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
I have nothing to call my ownNo one so close and dare to be near meNo computer, no lap-top and Facebook nilNothing of the sort, of any kind of course
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Push the rose to a perfect posePetal and shade in integral reposeSo the connoisseur marvels at the reached limitThis rose rests infinite.
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Belittled island of Sri LankaOverreached to the limitsOutraged by outlaws and banditsStill counting their blessings!
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The great work of the warrior King Gemunu, the son of Devi the Queen. A gilded name in the annals of our historyWho united this isle under one King.
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