Tarinda Gunawardena renowned phenomenal lyricist cruising to pinnacle of fame – by Sunil Thenabadu Tarinda Gunawardena is a renowned lyricist ,media personnel an Attorney -at-law by profession turned a proficient lyric writer lately though had shown symbols to have talent as a lyricist from  his tender age. He and family migrated ...

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Desmond De Silva….a rare gem of Sri Lanka music plucked away to another galaxy – BY TREVINE RODRIGO IN MELBOURNE Brilliant musician and singer/ entertainer Desmond De Silva was tragically snatched away from our midst in cruel circumstances when he suffered cardiac arrest while in his sleep in Melbourne. He ...

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James Taylor’s seat – birthplace of ‘Ceylon Tea’ By Arundathie Abeysinghe Situated in Loolkandura Estate in Kandy, this rock seat was utilized by *James Taylor, the pioneer of tea plantation in Sri Lanka. With spectacular views of the surrounding mountain ranges, this unique seat is located in the first tea ...

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International boxing referee Nelka Shiromala honoured-by Dhammika Ratnaweera International Boxing referee Nelka Shiromala receiving a special memento from President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the WICE WOMEN National programme held at the BMICH. Source:Dailynews The International boxing referee Nelka Shiromala who created history to become first Sri Lankan boxing women’s referee to ...

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Happy Birthday Jesus How it all came about… Source:Island Some of the artistes who helped make ‘Happy Birthday Jesus’ a reality Christmas is over, and so is the festive season. Yes, there were quite a few interesting happenings, during the festive period, and one particular project that got the attention ...

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Covid-19 vaccines for children: Latest medical information-By Dr B.J.C.Perera Source:Island MBBS(Cey), DCH(Cey), DCH(Eng), MD(Paed), MRCP(UK), FRCP(Edin), FRCP(Lon), FRCPCH(UK), FSLCPaed, FCCP, Hony FRCPCH(UK), Hony. FCGP(SL) Specialist Consultant Paediatrician and Honorary Senior Fellow, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Joint Editor, Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health Section Editor, ...

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