December, 2014

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Podi Hamuduruwo: On the path of virtue

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Ordained at the age of 10, the Chief Incumbent of the Gangaramaya Temple, Ven Galaboda Gnanissara Thero continues a legacy that has spanned decades....
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The Unsung Hero

Assortment of kottamba fruits. The long spindle-shaped kernel is delicious and can be eaten raw and cooked

To know a tree, all you have to do is learn how to look at it, a poet once said. There is much to see in a kottamba tree, a species often overlooked, even taken for granted, in Sri Lanka,...
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Thrice Blessed Puttalam

The new skyline: the windmills of energy

Puttalam does not exist in history’s rock and lime stones; it does not live in the past. Puttalam lives and breathes in the present, vibrant in the invigorating ozone air that breezes relentlessly from its long Indian Ocean coastline....
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Business Today Top Twenty Five 2013-2014

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Held for the 17th consecutive year, the Business Today TOP TWENTY FIVE 2013-2014 Award Ceremony commended the best performing public quoted companies in Sri Lanka....
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Sweep Away

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Sitting cross legged on the steps leading to the house, with hands tucked under my chin, I watched fascinated as my mother continued to sweep the garden....
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Trekking Through The Wilderness Of Runakanda…

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For an adventure freak here is an ideal escape. Gushing cold waters, breathtaking scenery, and amazing wildlife, packed with adventure in the unperturbed hands of Nature....
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Wild Beauty of Wilpattu Villus

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I had been forewarned of Wilpattu’s idiosyncratic nature and the waywardness of her elephants. They are a shy lot, I had been told. ...
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Traces of a hidden Kingdom

The Kotte Musuem is a house that once belonged to E W Perera

In Kotte, buried beneath the deceptive activity of that town’s city life is a quiet history that dates back to the 15th Century. A modest tribute to this rich past can easily go unnoticed....
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Maha Divul Wewa: Unto Its Own

Calm waters of Maha Divulwewa - a mirror of natural beauty

The Wanni jungles, spanning across the vast Northern-Eastern plains across Sri Lanka is known for many things. Left alone for a good portion of its recent past, the forest plains hold many treasures waiting to be discovered, explored and experienced....
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Colombo’s first dedicated Interior Design Exhibition

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The first ever exhibition dedicated to Interior Design in Sri Lanka will be held this December. Organised by the Sri Lanka Design Festival (SLDF), the exhibition aims to highlight Sri Lankan interior design along with new innovations and technology from...
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