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Lend a paw; save a life – Animal welfare calendar launched

An animal welfare calendar themed ‘lend a paw; save a life’ has been launched for the year 2020, with the goal of raising funds for animal welfare.


Jerome de Silva awarded ‘Kala Keerthi’ title – a first for English Theatre

Veteran Director/Producer and founder of the Workshop Players theatre group Jerome L. de Silva was awarded the “Kala Keerthi” national title by President Maithripala Sirisena at the National Awards ceremony yesterday (19 Aug).


Artist Thenuwara attempts to highlight dysfunctional politics through “M.O.B.”

An event to highlight dysfunctional politics through art was held yesterday at the Saskia Fernando Gallery in Colombo.


World’s youngest author on environmental research meets Premier

The World’s youngest author on Environmental research, 8-year old Isuru Arunoda Nakandala, presented a copy of his publication to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on 2019Tuesday (2) at Temple Trees.


Sri Lanka’s first museum of ancient technology to be opened today

The President will declare open Sri Lanka’s first museum and library of ancient technology in Polonnaruwa today (3 July), the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.


Avurudu closures and must-know info

Things you need to know this Avurudu weekend


H. M. Jayawardena passes away

The funeral will take place on 10 April at the Borella Cemetery


Veteran singer Angeline Gunathilaka is no more

Veteran singer Anjaleen Gunathilaka passed away a short while ago, at the age of 79. She was undergoing treatment at the national hospital in Colombo at the time of her death.