Tuk-tuk Quotes: A Thing of the Past?

The Government has apparently decided to ban all tuk tuk prints and quotes. What does this mean for us? Tuk tuk quotes are the main source of literary edutainment for commuters when on the road, what with their deep, confusing, and more often than not completely bizarre and paradoxical statements. They range from declarations of love (spurned love, maternal love, patriotic love, and love in all its subjugations), philosophy and poetry, sometimes with a dash…

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THE SRI LANKA MAGIC CIRCLE

The Sri Lanka Magic Circle is a state recognized institute of magicians that has been around since the 1920s. We learnt more about the history of magic in Sri Lanka from magician Ronald de Alwis. The Sri Lanka Magic Circle is a state-recognized institute of magicians that has been around since the 1920s. Back in the ’50s, they formed troupes and performed islandwide and members have since won local and international awards. We sat down…

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GLF Shortlisted:

Author of First Utterance, the first book in The Miragian Cycles trilogy, Theena Kumaragurunathan is a multifaceted creative who is brilliant at photography, writing, and now videography as well. Having previously worked in advertising agencies, he put his language and creative wordsmith skills to good use but found the industry rather stifling: so he moved out and founded a creative agency with several other friends while publishing the first of his trilogy and simultaneously working on…

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World Water Day celebrated

Today (22nd March) Sri Lanka marks the World Water Day. This year’s celebrations will follow the theme “Water and Job”. The Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply in co-operation with the National Water Supply and Drainage Board will conduct the key event at the BMICH under the patronage of the President Maithripala Sirisena. The key note address of the event will be delivered by Prof. Sarath Wijesuriya. Additionally, several school level competitions, seminars, mobile…

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Father of the Nation remembered

Don Stephen Senanayake is a name that is inextricably entwined and written in gold with the history of Sri Lanka. His name has, within the course of time emerged larger than life in the minds of the people. Today on his 64th death anniversary the greatness of the man who earned the title Father of the Nation is felt more than ever before. D.S. Senanayake who was dedicated to the National Temperance Movement and the…

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More than 200 docs’ kids left without schools – GMOA

The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) yesterday accused the Education Ministry officials of having deprived more than 200 doctors’ children of their right to education. These children have failed to gain admission to schools in the areas where their parents have been transferred to. Addressing the media at the OPA, GMOA Secretary Dr. Nalinda Herath said the union had held several discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena, who had brought the situation to the notice of…

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Sri Lanka-Indonesia Business Council

2nd February 2017, Colombo: The Sri Lanka-Indonesia Business Council (SLIBC) of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce organized a farewell for The Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Harimawan Suyitno, at the Hilton Colombo Residences recently. The Ambassador is the Patron of the Sri Lanka Indonesia Business Council, which was formed under aegis of Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, almost 25 years ago. The farewell ceremony was well attended by Members of…

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Sri Lanka’s first footwear and leather hub rises in East

Sri Lanka’s first footwear and leather industry hub is coming up–and it’s the Eastern Province that shall be hosting it. Meanwhile, Sri Lankan footwear and leather exports too have jumped by a strong 28%! “We are planning to set up Sri Lanka’s first footwear and leather industry city in the Eastern province” announced the Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen on February 3 in Colombo. Minister Bathiudeen was addressing the inaugural event of National…

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The Manhattan FISH MARKET Awarded Grade ‘A’ Award for excellence in food safety and hygiene

Thursday, 02, February, 2017, Colombo: Award winning popular restaurant chain The Manhattan FISH MARKET Sri Lanka was recently awarded with the Grade ‘A’ Award for the year in recognition of excellence in food safety and hygiene. Commenting on the award, Shafraz Anees, Managing Director, The Manhattan Fish Market Sri Lanka stated: “I am very proud and grateful for my team for their hard work which has supported this award. We would also like to thank…

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CR & FC outrun CH & FC by 62-03

CR & FC virtually thrashed a hapless CH and FC by 62 points (10 tries, 6 conversions) to 3 (1 drop goal) in their Dialog ‘A’ Division inter-club league rugby second round match played at CR & FC grounds, Longden Place yesterday. At half time CR led 24-nil. It was an awesome performance orchestrated by CR and FC speedy winger Randitha Warnapura who scored two breathtaking tries to go along with two brilliant tries scored…

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