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Ayshwarya Yapa

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21 Natural Remedies Aachchi Swears By

Aachchis are firm believers of natural cures. They believe that Western medicine should only be turned to as a last resort. Have you ever...

6 Times Sri Lankans Took Packaging A Bit Too Far

In light of the monumental milestone that is the polythene ban, which came into effect today (September 01, 2017), here are a few times...

13 Times Things Got A Bit Weird in Dressing Rooms

As of last week, there is now a biscuit ban in the Sri Lankan Cricket Team’s dressing room, out of concern for the players’...

Clean Water For A Sustainable Earth

The United Nations (UN) considers access to be clean water to be a basic human right. Still, despite the importance bestowed upon the access...

You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone

On July 30, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) of Sri Lanka reported that the drought-hit toll in Sri Lanka had hit over one million....

Trinco’s Oil Farm: Will the IOC Gain Complete Monopoly over Fuel...

The Trincomalee oil farm issue has been a hot topic of conversation among our locals, especially in light of the recent petroleum strikes.So what...

The Long Overdue Animal Welfare Bill

It started off as just another Saturday afternoon. I had just had a hearty lunch and was lazing under the tropical Moratuwa sun.Suddenly, something...

Things You May Not Have Known About Water, But Wish You...

The simple, transparent, tasteless, shapeless liquid that is water is truly one of the most powerful elements on earth. Kings, queens, emperors, presidents are...

Jealous Husband Kills Estranged Wife’s ‘Other Man’

32-year-old Sri Lankan-born Canadian-Tamil Suren Sivanathan was held captive for 12 hours, tortured, and finally beaten to death under orders of the jealous, soon-to-be-ex...

Almonds Restaurant and Cafe

Almonds Restaurant and Cafe is a new multi-cuisine eatery where you can go with your friends for a classy, fine-dining experience or even just...

Waste Management: Change Starts At Home!

Every year on the day of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, locals follow the age-old tradition of paying visits to their friends, family...