Wounded Victims Of Sri Lanka’s Child Marriage Law

In Sri Lanka the legal marriage age is 18, but under a decades-old community law, much younger Muslim girls can get married. As calls grow for this law to be amended, BBC Sinhala’s Saroj Pathirana meets one young girl forced to marry against her will. When Shafa* was 15, she was forced to get married. [...]

She Hated Politics But Married A Politician

Ashanthi Warunasuriya She is Chandima Wanigasinghe. Hailing from Tangalle she was very clever in her studies. Born to a business family, Samanthi Chandima did not lack anything. Her father was an SLFP activist. Being a teacher by profession, due to his political activities, he even lost his teaching opportunities because of political revenge and he [...]

Another Death In Kuwait: Answers Sought

Text and pictures Hiran Priyankara Jayasinghe The relatives of a woman from Kanjakkuliya, Chilaw who had gone to Kuwait as a housemaid, lodged a complaint with the Chilaw Police on June 15 that she had been murdered by her employers. The woman who is said to have been murdered is a 29-year-old mother of two [...]

Lucky Reveals All

By Ashanthi Warunasuriya Renowned actor Lucky Dias needs no special introduction. By sight or the mere mention of his name, the whole country knows who he is. However, apart from his acting career nothing in detail is known about his personal life. Other than the mere basics of his marriage and personal life, he has [...]

Amuna Ayurveda Retreat – Your Eco-Ayurvedic Treatment Resort

Ayurveda is a holistic healing science where Ayu means ‘Life’ and Veda means ‘Science’ which translates to Science of Life. Ayurveda is accepted as the oldest scientific medical system with a long record of clinical experience and is a complete way of life. Taking all this in, Amaya Resorts & Spas unveiled an Eco-Ayurvedic Treatment [...]

Rare At Residence – Glenfiddich Malt Dinner

Glenfiddich’s global brand ambassador visits Rare at Residence Rare at Residence the distinguished fine-dining restaurant by Uga Escapes, welcomed Glenfiddich’s global brand ambassador, Struan Grant Ralph for an exclusive wine dinner with 30 other selected guests. The event was dedicated to the introduction of Glenfiddich’s premier range of single malt whisky, renowned as the best [...]

Humble Onions And Its Health-Flavoured Benefits

by Dr. Harold Gunatillake Have you ever found a kitchen with no onions? That would be like a Pub with no beer. Onions are always kept open on a ‘wattiya’ (open basket) or laid over a newspaper to keep fresh, dry, well ventilated place for quick access. They should not be stored in plastic bags.Whole [...]

Lose Weight The Scientific Way At VLCC

by Dr. Harold Gunatillake VLCC founded by Vandana Luthra in 1989 has been in operation in Sri Lanka since 2011. They cater to a wide range of all over the globe and in three hundred locationsall over the world. The organization specializes in slimming, beauty and wellness services and caters to individuals who desire to [...]

How Do You Know You Are Deficient In Vitamin B12?

by Dr. Harold Gunatillake How can one tell or suspect that you lack vitamin B12? You may develop pins and needle sensations in your hands, and lower extremities unsteady walking disability, headaches, pale skinor being breathless and fatigued for no reason. Then, think that you may be suffering from Vitamin B12 deficiency. Fatigue may be [...]

Campaign To Improve Quality Of Our MPs

There is widespread dissatisfaction with the performance of the Yahapalana Government. While the establishment of an Independent Judiciary and the Independent Commissions, Regaining of GSP, etc. are all noteworthy achievements, the public is yet disillusioned with regard to its efforts on fighting corruption, misuse of power and progress on settling the National Questions. The Government’s [...]

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