Worried about your aged parents living alone? A First of its kind angelic service by Qwest Care now available in Sri Lanka.

Qwest Care, an arm of Qwest Destinations commenced their elderly care companion services for senior citizens keeping in mind the New Normal. Ageing and loneliness go hand in hand. Those who are young and busy with their jobs and families often find it difficult to personally fulfil the voids that their parents are going through […]

International Organic Day More reason to go green

September 22 marks the International Organic Day. With more and more organic food being available in the market and the government pushing for home gardening, it has become easy to join the organic army. Why go organic? Because organic food does not contain artificial additives or preservatives, contain much less pesticides, is not genetically modified […]

The Story Of A Publisher That Contributed To English literacy in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has maintained a steady literacy rate over the past few years and this could be attributed to various factors, one of them being the free education system. Accessibility and availability of books is paramount in this task but without proper books, people will be devoid of this opportunity. This is why a book […]

In conversation with Gayani De Alwis How females can conquer the world in a male-dominated industry

For Gayani De Alwis, life was all about taking up new challenges. Having had her primary education at Visakha Vidyalaya in the maths stream and later pursuing a degree in chemical engineering at the Moratuwa University and a MSc in food process engineering from Reading University UK, she was used to being around in male […]

Sri Lanka’s traditional Masks

Words : Kamanthi Wickramasinghe If one happens to pass through Ambalangoda, a visit to the Ariyapala Mask Museum will give you some insights to the rich history embedded in the cultural fabric of the country. The history of mask making dates back to the 1800s and these masks were used to portray popular folk tales […]

Cyber Love

Words : Lakmini Wijemanne Have you ever heard of a story like this ? Chintha met Piyal at her workplace. He was a few years her senior at the work place and from the first day she started, he was captivated by her looks. It did not take long for them to get to know […]

Dr. Sharmini Perera

Words : Aanya Wipulasena Photos : Nirmala Dhananjaya Promoting Medical Tourism in the new normal and on a journey to break the glass ceiling and groom young women leaders in Sri Lanka. We do need more women leaders who can bring about a true change and the employers must come out of their traditional thinking and […]

Temple Of The Sacred Tooth Relic & The Procession Ceremony

Temple of the Tooth which is popular in Sri Lanka as Dalada Maligawa is one of the most sacred religious places among Buddhists and non Buddhists as well. It is located in Kandy district of Central Province and once it was the greatest kingdom in Ancient Sri Lanka. We believe that Lord Buddha’s left upper […]

Pushpa Ramyani De Soyza

Words : Indika Madapatha Sellahewa Photos : Nirmala Dhananjaya Taking nursing in Sri Lanka to greater heights as a treasured profession, saving thousands of lives of accident and emergency patients within seconds by acting lightening fast, she is an epitome of empathy and efficiency. Not sticking to limitations or working by the book, she is a […]

A match-winning inning of 17 years, Shashikala bids adieu!

Words : Ronali Moonemalle Goonetileke A household name in Sri Lanka and all around the cricketing world, Shashikala Siriwardena is arguably the best women’s cricketer the island nation has produced. Walking out for the last time, the Sri Lankan legend was emotional and so were her teammates but that did not stop her from dishing […]