Tuesday, 16th September 2014

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Hete Waththe Magdalena, winner of State Literary Award for Poetry, by Saumya Sandaruwan Liyanage is available at Vidarshana, Sarasavi and Kavi Poth Salpila stalls during the Colombo International Book Fair at the BMICH.

Full Article Tuesday, 16 September 2014 10:39

Certificate Awarding Ceremony was held on September13 at the Chitra Lane Children’s Resource Center (CRC) in Colombo.
A project funded by the Australian Embassy was drawn in the Central Province for children with disabilities in remote areas in Kandy.

Full Article Sunday, 14 September 2014 00:00

IPM Toastmasters Club recently installed its new executive committee members for the upcoming Toastmaster Year 2014/2015, for the sixth consecutive year.
IPM, pioneer in Human Resource Management in the country chartered its Toastmasters Club in May 2009, under the guidance of Major Rohitha Amarapala, with an objective of providing opportunity for the I

Full Article Sunday, 14 September 2014 00:00

The Country Music Foundation (CMF) together with Mount Lavinia Hotel  will present the 2014 Country Roads concert for children at the hotel’s Main Ballroom on October 5(Sunday), 2014, from 6.30 pm. The Mavericks from Germany and the UK folk-singer Astrid Brook will once again return to play where they will be joined by Cosmic Rays, Anno Domini and the CMF’s own Country Revival Band-Feizal, Jury and Thilan Wijesinghe.

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Like water, let’s say
takes shape of container
or like clay malleable
can be crumpled or torn
written on or left blank

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On July 31,(Thursday) 2014, AIESEC Colombo (University of Moratuwa) carried out the event “RE FOR HOPE” at the Cancer Unit, Karapitiya Hospital under the ‘Ripple Effect’ community project. recently On this auspicious occasion, the students delivered essential food and stationery items to the patients. AIESECers and interns from different countries such as India, Poland and China had a friendly interaction with

Full Article Sunday, 07 September 2014 00:00

Agasthi; the word is bit unfamiliar, but it is bit poetic when it is pronounced. For one Agasti could be a Rishi from Veda concept. For another it could be a necklace. For Harshani, Agasthi was a dream which was realized few days ago. She has made Agasthi a character in our busy world.

Full Article Sunday, 07 September 2014 00:00

What is the underside of delicate
if not the coarse,
what is the reverse of  transience
if not firm of faith,
where is the resolution

Full Article Sunday, 07 September 2014 00:00

Journalist, poet and accomplished author Thimbiriyagama Bandara celebrated 35 years in the literary field by organizing a series of events at the NM Perera Memorial Hall in Borella yesterday (August 30). The celebrations began early in the morning and included speeches where renowned personalities, in their respective fields, like Ven Rambukana Thera Siddhartha, Nandana Weerasinghe, Lal Hegoda, Upul Senadheera, Anurasiri Hettige,

Full Article Sunday, 31 August 2014 00:00

Maleesha Sewwandi Weeraratne, aged 8, of No. 8, Nugagahahena, Bandaramulla, born with a defective heart needs an urgent surgery which costs Rs.1.2 million, according to the doctors. Her father has no permanent employment and seeks the assistance of the kind-hearted public.

Full Article Sunday, 31 August 2014 00:00

A blessing!
That’s another name to the dark
for underside makes the apparent
shade parents illumination
interdependencies rule

Full Article Sunday, 31 August 2014 00:00

 Certificate of Guinness World Record earned by the Scouts of 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scouts group recently was presented to the President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the President’s House in Kandy. Dharmaraja is the Sri Lankan School entered into Guinness World Record.

Full Article Sunday, 24 August 2014 00:00

Chanuka Keshan, aged 15, of Abarangawatta, Hondugoda, Akuressa is suffering from a mental disease from birth.
His parents have to incur heavy expenses for his medical treatment, traveling to the hospital and for special food recommended by doctors.

Full Article Sunday, 24 August 2014 00:00

The latest collection of poems Kaviyak Bimin Thabami composed by present generation poet Prasad Weerasinghe will be launched at the National Library and Documentation Services Board’s Auditorium, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7 on August 28(Tuesday) at 3.30 pm.

Full Article Sunday, 24 August 2014 00:00

Handing over of the fully-renovated 72 housing units of the housing complex at Siridhamme Mawatha, Dematagoda at a cost of Rs.13.5 million was held under the patronage of Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Minister Wimal Weerwansa.

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The Colombo Branch of the Dharmaraja College, Kandy held a Centenary Dinner at the Hotel Galadari on August 23 to celebrate this occasion. Following is a brief history of this organization in Colombo. The Colombo Branch of Dharmaraja College, Kandy has been formed, at a meeting held at the College Hall  on December 5,1914. A. E. Gunasinghe who later became the

Full Article Sunday, 24 August 2014 00:00

The Board of Management of the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies along with the Regional Center for Strategic Studies cordially invite you to a lecture on
‘The new tri-polarity: US, China and India’ by Professor Amit Gupta Associate Professor, Department of International Security Studies, United States Air Force War College, Alabama, the USA, chaired by Ambassador Nihal

Full Article Sunday, 24 August 2014 00:00

Primary colors are for mix
abandon and abundance
of metaphorical flush
temperatured too
in the gift of warm and cool

Full Article Sunday, 24 August 2014 00:00

Malith Hegoda's directorial debut Dekala Purud Kenek (The Strange Familiar 2014) will have its world premiere at the Montreal World Film Festival 2014 taking place from August 21 to September 1 in Canada. The film will be competing with 18 other international film debuts in the 'First Films World Competition' section of the renowned festival.

Full Article Monday, 18 August 2014 17:55

The President, Mahinda Rajapaksa launched the official mobile application of Sri Dalada Maligawa on August 11.  The Mobile App shows the direction of the Maligawa, history of the Maligawa, the places inside the Maligawa, photo gallery and information about the Dalada Perahera. The idea behind the Mobile App is to provide important information on the sacred Temple of the Tooth to

Full Article Sunday, 17 August 2014 00:00

Solid-waste management has become very much important and to be innovative at this century. With the population increases solid-waste generation has become a severe problem. With a vision  overcome this problem, the Matara Municipal Council is going to build a Bio-Gas plant at the Kotavila, Kamburugamuwa waste-management site with the financial assistance from The Bio Green Company, CEA and other

Full Article Sunday, 17 August 2014 00:00

The German Technical Teaching Institute had distributed Diplomas and Certificates in an event held recently at the BMICH under the patronage of Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development, Dullas Alahappuma. Awards were given to 27 students under categories –Gold, Silver and Bronze. Also in the picture, principal of the German Technical Institute, Shantha B Karunaratna.   

Full Article Sunday, 17 August 2014 00:00

 Known and loved for her performance in Veda Hamine, actress Rebecca Nirmali in not an unfamiliar name. She has acted in over 150 Tele-dramas, films and stage dramas, including Maw Senehasa, Sekku Gedara and Giniveluma. Rebecca Nirmali was suffering from cancer and was receiving treatment at the Maharagama Cancer Hospital. She passed away on August 7, at the age of 49 and is another star lost to cancer.

Full Article Sunday, 17 August 2014 00:00

The Chairman and the Board of Directors of the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies cordially invite you to the Public Lecture, Regional Commons in South Asia: An Agenda and Strategy by Dr. Suba Chandran [Director, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), New Delhi] on August 20, 2014, 6.00pm to7.00pm at the Lakshman Kadirgamar

Full Article Sunday, 17 August 2014 00:00

The 14th Saints Quadrangular Sports Tournament will be held on August 23 and 24 in Colombo. This year, as host of this prestigious Old Boys’ sporting event among the leading four Catholic Schools in Sri Lanka. namey St .Anthony’s College Katugastota, St Benedict’s College Colombo 13. St Joseph’s College Colombo 10 and St Peter’s College Colombo 4. We have taken steps to ensure all participating

Full Article Sunday, 17 August 2014 00:00

Do you know? You can give vision to a person for just 5,000 rupees, half of the cost of a night outing or a birthday party?  Vision 2020, unit of Ministry of Health has so far diagnosed 6,000 patients in Colombo City, who need cataract operations and in the waiting list to receive the lens and medical pack for the operation, Vision 2020 has

Full Article Sunday, 17 August 2014 00:00

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