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The Mosquito Menace : Dengue, Prevention, & Cure

As if disease and death weren't enough, one of the most troubling aspects of dengue is understanding how to pronounce it. Den-gee? Den-goo? YouTube can help you with pronunciation, and we'll…

Encroachment: The Actual Issue at Wilpattu

Protected by the Flora and Fauna Protection Ordinance, Wilpattu is Sri Lanka's oldest National Park. It boasts of many things: being the largest park in the country, it's also home…

Cows Getting Kicked Out Of Colombo

Everyone in traffic - however busy they are - must halt before the cow. Cattle have been a part of Colombo traffic since our village days, but not, it seems, for long. Cattle are now being rounded…

4 Colombo Hotels For Sale, And A Hospital

The Hilton Colombo, Grand Oriental, the Colombo Hyatt, and one hotel without rooms (Water's Edge) are for sale, as is one hotel with doctors (Lanka Hospitals). Who's selling? The government of…

Sri Lanka In Asia's Top 50 (Restaurants)

Sri Lanka is already in Asia's Top 50 overall because there are only 48 countries in Asia. What's more notable is that Sri Lanka also has 2 entries in this year's…

The Bane of Local Universities: Ragging and What It's All About

Ragging is another word for bullying, one that's widely accepted in State Universities especially as it's considered to be a part of university culture. You're either in or out, and…

2017's Drought And What It Means To Sri Lanka

This year's drought crisis (for, yes, it is a crisis) didn't suddenly sneak up and pounce on us. It's been there since last year, and has just been growing bigger and…

අලුත් ගබ්සා නීතියත් ගබ්සා වෙයිද?

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ දැනට තියන නීතියට අනුව මවගේ ජීවිතයට අනතුරක් සිදුවෙනවානම් ඇරෙන්න…

ආණ්ඩුවේ හෝමෝෆෝබියාවට බෙහෙත් නැද්ද?

පසුගියදා කැබිනට් මණ්ඩලයට ආපු ආන්දෝලනාත්මක යෝජනාවක් සහ එහි ප්‍රතික්ෂේප වීම…

Tuk-tuk Quotes: A Thing of the Past?

The Government has apparently decided to ban all tuk tuk prints and quotes. What does this mean for us? Tuk tuk quotes are the main source of literary edutainment for commuters when…

මේ යන අවුරුද්දෙන් ලංකාවෙන් දුන්න ආතල් කිහිපයක්

ප්‍රෞඩ ශ්‍රී ලාංකිකයන් හැටියට අපිට ලංකාව ගැන ආඩම්බර වෙන්න පුළුවන් ගොඩක්…

ජයලලිතා මළා; ඔබට සතුටුයිද දැන්?

ලංකාවෙ ගොඩදෙනකුට ජයලලිතා කියන්නෙ කළු චරිතයක් කියන එක එයාගෙ මරණෙන් පස්සෙ…

2017 අයවැය ඔබට කොහොමද?

ඉස්කෝලෙ දි පොත බලාගෙන ශබ්ද නගා පාඩම කියවන්න ඉගෙනගන්න එකේ තියෙන…

සම්මුතිවාදී වෘත්තීය දේශපාලඥයා වෙනුවට විකල්ප දේශපාලඥයා තෝරා ගැනීම

ලොව සියලු දෙනාගේ අවධානය යොමුව තිබූ ඇමෙරිකානු ජනාධිපතිවරණ සටන අවසන්…

The Best Sri Lankan Reactions To The US Elections.

As fear, frustration and excitement in the US of A was on the rise, creativity within the Sri Lankan social media sphere boomed bigly. We know (or rightly…

What's Up With The Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act?

The Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA) has been making the newsrounds lately both locally and internationally because, frankly, of how some of the clauses literally violates basic human rights.…

පීඩකයාට එරෙහිව පීඩිතයා වෙනුවෙන් නැගුන ගිනිසිල වසරකට පෙර සදහටම නිවීගියේය

1942 මැයි 23වන දාට යෙදී තිබුනු වෙසක් පොහෝ දින පාදුක්කේ…

Trail 2016 : Daily Blog

Day 14 (19th October 2016) We are at the halfway point of our Trail with 14 days down and 14 more ahead of us. Today we walked 20km from Daldagama to…

මෙච්චර කක්ක නාලත් “උසාවිය නිහඬ” ඇයි?

ප්‍රසන්න විතානගේ ගේ “උසාවිය නිහඬයි” චිත්‍රපටිය පෙන්වන තහනම් කරලා කියන එක…

එලොව පොල් පේනව කියල කතාවට කිව්වට ඇත්තටම අඟහරු බලන්න පුළුවන් වෙයිද?

ලංකාවේ අපිට එලොවත් එක්ක ගනුදෙනු කරන එක එදිනෙදා දෙයක්. අත හරි…

Cosplays from Lanka Comic Con 2016 That Blew Our Minds

Lanka ComicCon 2016 happened over the weekend and it was an absolute blast. There were so many participants that I'm sure at some point the organisers felt that they…

Father's Day 2016

Father's Day is coming up — and if you're tearing your hair out wondering what to surprise him with, here's a few ideas. Brunch and Dinners Ozo is having an International Dinner Buffet on the…

Don't Panic - Rumors And Realities About #FloodSL

There've been rumours about upcoming power cuts and water cuts as a result of the water and power plants going under water. We called up the relevant ministries and…

Vesak in Sri Lanka, 2016

While Vesak festivities have stalled because of the current situation, you can still consider donating what would've otherwise gone towards dansal to one of the organizations listed here. What to donate? Check…