After a forest fire in Yellowstone National Park , forest rangers began their trek up a mountain to assess the inferno’s damage. One ranger found a bird literally petrified in ashes, perched statuesquely on the ground at the base of a tree. Somewhat sickened by the eerie sight, he knocked ...

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Source:Dailymirror Sri Lankan singing sensation Yohani de Silva, popularly known as Yohani, is all set to perform in Dubai on UAE National Day, December 2, at the city’s World Trade Centre. The singer-songwriter achieved global recognition after her song ‘Manike Mage Hithe’ became a viral hit. The track has garnered ...

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Source:Island Continued from Saturday There was a colourful Muslim personality in the village known to all and sundry as ‘Cassim Master’. He was very fluent in Sinhala and could read and write the language perfectly. When the post of the Charity Commissioner in the Galle Municipal Council fell vacant, he ...

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Hemas Holdings PLC in its journey of Making Healthful Living Happen in Sri Lanka” launches the ‘Say Yes to Life’ campaign to create awareness and educate people to take control and manage their lives in a healthy and joyful manner. The group that has championed families living healthfully since its ...

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Source:Island (Continued from last week) Sharks In the nineteenth century the Government employed a “shark charmer” to protect divers during the pearl fisheries. He did this by means of incantations and other “magical” rituals. There apparently were no fatalities from shark attacks while he was on duty. This is hardly ...

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