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Vimukthi Karunaratne

Vimukthi Karunaratne
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Ground Water: The Slowly Disappearing Lifeline of Sri Lanka

Water. It is inextricably interwoven with human life, civilisation and advancement. In Sri Lanka, water is a cornerstone of agriculture, industry and hence, the...

Wave Bolgoda by Singhe

WAVE Bolgoda by Singhe Wave by Singhe officially began its operations on the 21st of February, 2021. An adventure boutique villa nestling on the picturesque...

Ranjan: Giving the Finger to Big Pharma for over 50 years

Ranjan was born chronically sick. His mother, who nursed him, was lucky to get two straight hours of sleep during the first year. And...

Vikaari to Be Released on the 10th of December 2020

Vikaari will be released this Thursday, the 10th, at 8.30 pm on Dust, the world-renowned Sci-Fi channel, and will be the first Sri Lankan...

Sri Lanka’s Rebel Music: Songs to Cause a Riot!

I didn’t know romance until I found music. While many people walked in and out of my life, music remained my one constant. And...

Copper Lamp

As we were walking down Hotel Road, among the many restaurants we saw, the sight of Copper Lamp immediately took us back to memories...

Exploring the Vibrant Afro-Sri Lankan Community

A marginalised community that has long been neglected, the 'Kaffirs', are part of a culture that is facing the imminent threat of assimilation. Despite...

East Coast Surf Culture: Where to Surf and Where to Hang

Arugam Bay was a modest fishing village, known for its scenic coastline. What many didn’t know though, was that its ocean had some of...

Origins of the Sinhala Language: a Tale that Spans Millennia

Sinhalese is a dynamic language endowed with a rich and colourful history. But, it has remained hidden from the gaze of many of us....

Origins of the Esala Perahera: A Portrayal of a Dynamic Culture

Each year, right around this time, the city of Kandy becomes enlivened with a festival that has become synonyms with our culture and the...