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A Week Of Chaos!

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It has been a week of political upheaval like never before.  President Maithripala Sirisena chose to appoint his arch enemy...

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The Lion Rock

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The Sigiriya, rock fortress is an archeological wonder. Some archaeologists believe it was originally a Buddhist monastery, which later became...

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Before It Becomes Your “Rice Puller”

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Not all fish are firm to the touch; many begin to lose their freshness by the time the boats bring...

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A Magnificent Parade

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Almost every major Buddhist Temple in the country conducts an annual Parade, known as “Perehera” in Sinhala.  But the perehera...

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MR Shows Off His People Power

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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has achieved what no other politician in recent history has managed.  Adoration of his supporters. “Janabalaya...

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The Illness That Baffles Us All

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For long, it has been one of the most devastating illnesses in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka, and...

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The Unique Gathering

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They emerge from the relative coolness of the jungle as the heat of the day begins to recede. Babies and...

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Preserving An Ancient Technique Unique To Sri Lanka

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“Angam” or “Angampora”, is an ancient martial art form believed to be unique to Sri Lanka.  Banned during the period...

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Aiming for 3 million tourists

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Gone are the days when the word ‘tourist’ brought to mind people from European and other such Western countries, for...

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A Lifetime Creating Architectural Wonders

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This essay features some of the work of Balkrishna Doshi, the first Indian and South Asian to be awarded the...

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Taking care of Mother Nature

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Forty four years ago the world was put on notice.  It was time to take affirmative action to protect Mother...

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It’s Time to Revive the Age-old Tradition of Puppetry

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Puppetry is a dying art in Sri Lanka, bemoans master puppeteer, Premin Gurunnanse. The grandson of Gamvari Podisirina Gurunnanse, Premin...

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