Source:Island Sujit Canagaretna, in a moving and masterful appreciation of Scott Dirckze, written soon after the latter’s demise in November 2019, has, in the opening paragraph itself, perfectly summed up the multi-faceted man whom he had known from childhood. Quote. “Humanitarian. Corporate Leader. Entrepreneur. Agriculturist. Raconteur. Citroen Aficionado. Historian. Classical ...

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Tribute to my dear Uncle James Henry Lanerolle (James Mama)-by Savanthi de Silva   Source:Island James Henry Lanerolle, who passed away on June 2, was a product of Richmond College, Galle and excelled in winning the most prestigious Darrel Medal for the best academic achievement of his year. He actively ...

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Source:Sundaytimes Somasiri Devendra was an undergraduate at Peradeniya when Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, declared it “more open than usual”. Recalling this, Devendra decided to be “more retired than usual” at age 88. To take retirement seriously. (Or not so seriously. Whatever.) COVID had imposed its own sanctions, but ...

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USAF Globemaster dominates the Skies-by Dishan Joseph Amelia Chromy, USAF-C-17-Globemaster III Source:Dailynews Speaking exclusively to the Daily News, Amelia Chromy, an officer attached to the Travis Air Force Base, California explained the details and capabilities of this amazing plane. The C-17 is the most flexible aircraft to enter the airlift ...

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