Dating Your Same Star Sign – Good vs Bad!

Words : Lisa Wydeman “You were right here all along…It’s like you’re my mirror, My mirror staring back at me…I couldn’t get any bigger, With anyone else beside of me…And now it’s clear as this promise, That we’re making two reflections into one…” song by Justin Timberlake This song if you will remember became very […]

Kimbula Kithul Tapping on sweeter properties of the Kithul industry in the South

Words : Kamanthi Wickramasinghe Photos : Nirmala Dhananjaya and Rushiru Tharanga Kiripani(curd and treacle) has been a popular delicacy in Sri Lanka for decades. The sweetness of pure treacle coupled with curd definitely takes our taste buds on a pleasant journey. Kithulpani has always been considered a treasure due to its rare quality and price. […]

ANC Education Introduced programmes at ANC and career opportunities and is Continuing a mission to offer a holistic higher educational experience

Words : Kamanthi Wickramasinghe Higher education has always been a topic of discussion during recent times. While a tug-of-war is seen among the local setup, the competition among private higher education institutes is fast gaining momentum. With ample higher education and career opportunities open for students, there’s always hope overseas. Stepping into its 16th year […]

The Miraculous Comeback of Tamara Contd

(Continued from last month) Words : Indika Madapatha Sellahewa and Kamanthi Wickramasinghe Tamara Niroshini, a loveable wife, a friendly mother and a good friend to all was confined to bed, highlighting the loopholes within the healthcare system. Much could have been done in her presence and what would have been a happy homefront was shattered […]

Wedding Rituals In Sri Lankan Marriages What Do They Mean?

Words : Lakmini Wijemanne A wedding ceremony is a very special occasion for the young couple who have decided to get married and start a new phase together in their lives. June is a popular time in the year for weddings to take place and it is a very busy time for any service provider […]

Yoga To Relieve Your Stress

Words : Lakmini Wijemanne Who is not stressed out these days? Even the little kids are known to be stressed these days, especially near the term ends, with term tests coming up.  It has become a very common phrase to hear that one is “really stressed out”…  According to the medical practitioners, stress should be […]

Growing Money For The Evening Of Life

Words : Chandi Perera It is no secret that money has no organic growth patterns. If it were so, we would all be farmers and leisure seekers. Farmers – because we will grow the money. Leisure seekers because we will need to spend the seasonal harvest in style! Reality is, since Cain killed his brother […]

How To Retain Talent At The Workplace, Without Gender Bias

Words : Lakmini Wijemanne Sri Lanka has always been a patriarchal society where the male personality is more evident in the outer society than the female. Females have been taking a more active role in fashioning the personal societies – the immediate family and the extending family circles – than working in the outer society. […]

Achala Samaradivakara

Co-founder and Managing Director of the Good Market in Reid Avenue, Colombo 7, Prioritising People and the Planet. Words : Indika Madapatha Sellahewa Photos : Nirmala Dhananjaya In a global economy where profit making is the core and the only objective of businesses, instead of working towards maximising short term profits, Achala has profoundly managed […]

‘Vaishnavee’: A cinematic masterpiece

Words : Kamanthi Wickramasinghe A puppeteer is arranged to marry a young girl but she elopes with her lover. The young man then decides to carve a puppet in her likeness which eventually comes to life. ‘Vaishnavee’ also known as The Goddess, having a resemblance to the legend of God Shiva is the latest cinematic […]