DIAZ, Hillary Darrel Anthony (10.01.1947 – 06.01.2022), husband of Padma Diaz, father of Rodney Diaz, Sabrina Diaz, Melissa Diaz (Melb) and Darren Diaz, father-in-law of Stefan Balthazaar (Melb), Manojini Fernando and Ranitha Fernando, grandfather of Raizel (Melb) and Shannon. (Contributed by Melissa Diaz Balthazaar) RAJIAH, Edward Samson (Sam), husband ...

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‘Ratnadeepa’ – Queen of Asia named largest natural corundum star sapphire cluster. Will it help to ease the present dollar crisis in Sri Lanka? – by by Dr Harold Gunatillake To visit Sri Lanka is to experience one of the great gem sources and trading centers in the world. This ...

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Why has Fat got such a bad reputation when it provides health benefits?-by Dr Harold Gunatillake Fats are complex molecules composed of fatty acids and glycerol. The body needs fats for growth and energy. It also uses them to synthesize hormones and many other substances needed for the body’s activities ...

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“GOAL-KEEPER EXTRAORDINAIRE” – by Des Kelly For a tiny Island in the Indian Ocean, formerly called Ceylon, now Sri Lanka, of course, it boasted several Champions in many sports including Hockey. Here, via Dennis Rosayro and Victor Melder respectively, is yet another Ceylon Burgher named Frederick (Freddy) White, this time ...

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Almost all about Ambalangoda – By Uditha Devapriya Photographs by Manusha Lakshan Source:island.lk Recalling his travels across the country, James Emerson Tennent reflects on Ambalangoda only cursorily after passing through Hikkaduwa. He writes that upon entering the area he saw, of all things, a rock python, which upon seeing the visitor ...

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U.S. Ambassador Chung Presents Credentials to President Rajapaksa Source:lk.Usembassy COLOMBO, February 25:  Ambassador Julie J. Chung officially began her tenure as the U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka today after presenting her credentials to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.  The ceremony was held at the President’s official residence. “I am honored to serve as the ...

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He was an erudite scholar and researcher-by Dr.Preethi Wijegoonewardene Prof. C C De Silva Source:Dailymirror I am delighted to pen a few words about Prof. C.C De Silva, a great medical luminary, to pay tribute on his birthday which fell on February 25. He was a Colossus in the field ...

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