“Young people should be given a space to talk about their...

A subject heavily shamed under the scrutiny of stigma and far too often swept under the rug is that of mental health. Subtle -...

Top 10 Cafés to Work and Study in Colombo

As of late, many cafés seem to be propping up in Colombo ranging from artsy coffee shops to cafes which promote health and nutrition...

Six Things Lankan Guys are Tired of Hearing

Living in a world where word of mouth affects our mindset, be it a stern scolding from home or even harmless gossip at family...

The Need for Reparations – Victims’ Stories

Almost a decade after the end of the war, there is still a segment of Sri Lankan society continues to remain in the dark....

Oktoberfest 2018 in Sri Lanka

All Colombars have wild memories (or lack thereof) from an Oktoberfest of the past and the popular German celebration is back in Sri Lanka...

Female Circumcision, Genital Mutilation and the reality of an outdated Sri...

Sri Lanka is a country that’s increasingly lacking in conversation about “taboo” topics such as birth control, menstruation and fundamental sexual education. The latest...

A Wave of Violent Attacks Targeting Animal SOS Sri Lanka: Kim...

Sadly, Sri Lanka has a terrible reputation of harming the many other species we share our island with. Stories of the so-called harmonious lifestyles...

“I wanted it to end, even if my own people had...

Jude Ratnam, a Sri Lankan filmmaker, released his debut film after a decade in the making at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, receiving critical...

‘Voices of Peace’: Reconciliation through the art of Storytelling

It’s been a little over 9 years since Sri Lanka’s nearly 30 year long civil war ended on the 18th of May, 2009. Yet,...

Protecting the Ozone Layer – Is Sri Lanka doing its part?

More than thirty years have passed since the discovery of a life-threatening hole in the sky. Thirty years of international collaboration and hard work...

Lankan Literacy – Adapting to the 21st Century

Today marks the commemoration of International Literacy Day.Literacy no longer completely means a person’s ability to read and write. This is a very base...

Sri Lanka declared as Rubella-free by the WHO

Malaria-free in 2015.Filaria-free in 2016.Neonatal Tetanus-free in 2017.What’s Lanka’s next feat for 2018?We can now proudly add being a rubella-free nation to the list!Rubella...