A third booster jab of the COVID vaccine is predicted-by Dr Harold Gunatillake A vaccine booster program is being explored in the UK. “It’s quite likely that, like the flu, we might be getting a different vaccine next year.” “Vaccines protect you and those around you from Covid-19 and make ...

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S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia Feast of St Thomas the Apostle, 3rd July 2021 Dear Fellow Thomians, Fraternal greetings from the School by the Sea. As we start the second half of 2021 still in a situation where S. Thomas’, together with all schools in Sri Lanka, remains closed, I ...

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His humaneness went hand in hand with his expertise as a surgeon – PROF C. BARR KUMARAKULASINGHE – by M. Karalasingham BARR  KUMARAKULASINGHE, Prof. Chelvarajan, husband of Nirmalini, father and father-in-law in Melbourne on May 12, 2021 (Contributed) “Heavens themselves blaze forth with comets at the death of a great man or prince.” This quote is ...

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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, ...

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Rum-inations-by Somasiri Devendra   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 ...

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  “Check your DNA before you open your mouth” We are all inherently connected in this world, whether it is from our individual make up or simply being creations who share the same infinite space and resources to survive. A random group of people were asked to name countries or ...

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  Who Tim is, no-one knows. Much less, his “Tantalising Ticklers”. However, he has introduced this supposed tickler quite adequately, even though it is not really funny because, as I have titled this piece (see above), I quickly follow this up, telling all my family and friends “stay young, try ...

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