Queue at a pawn shop. Pic by M.A. Pushpa Kumara Source:Sunday Times Treasured gold jewellery such as wedding rings and children’s panchaudas (protection talismans) were taken to pawn shops this week by scores of desperate people when travel restrictions were lifted after weeks of lockdown. Long queues were seen at pawning centres ...

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Queue at a pawn shop. Pic by M.A. Pushpa Kumara Source:Sunday Times Treasured gold jewellery such as wedding rings and children’s panchaudas (protection talismans) were taken to pawn shops this week by scores of desperate people when travel restrictions were lifted after weeks of lockdown. Long queues were seen at pawning centres ...

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Source:Island Sybil Wettasinghe was not merely an example of an imaginative, quality illustrator of her generation, but much more. A journalist, a creative artist, a woman of many roles, she was a trendsetting global-Lankan. As the first death anniversary of this well known writer/illustrator approaches, we remember her life and ...

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