Air travel during a pandemic

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Travelling during Covid-19 has completely sucked the joy out of travelling. Formerly a pleasurable experience, getting on an airplane i...

14 Year Old Anudi Nupearachchi A Finalist At Technovation Gi...

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Anudi Nupearachchi (14), emerged as a Finalist at the global technological competition Technovation Girls 2021 in the Junior Division. ...

In-Between II: A celebration of abstract art

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“The artist is always a good and positive dreamer and it takes a long time for those dreams to come true,” says Kingsley Gunatillak...

Dish It Out - Surani Mackeen

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How do our food experts cook and eat? Major foodie and the person behind food and recipe blog @thewhimsicalchef, Surani answers our Q&A...

RTM Delights

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Run by a trio of avid foodies, Rukshani Gunaratne, Teruni Gunaratne and Michelle Perera have been unofficially baking cakes, making des...

Tag me @danu - Smoking Hearts

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Today I’m so happy to be tagged on this page called Smoking Hearts. It’s also close to me because two of my favourite people Jonath...

Author Anuk Arudpragasam longlisted for 2021 Booker Prize

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Putting Sri Lanka on the global literary map, Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam’s book A Passage North, (Granta Books, Granta Publ...

Aruna Rodrigo: The first Sri Lankan-American Judge in Calif...

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Hard won achievements and determination paved way for Aruna Rodrigo to have the prestigious honour of being the first Sri Lankan Americ...

Designer 1-2-1: Zainab, Summaiya and Tasneem Zaheen

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Founded by three sisters, this eclectic brand offers products that are beautifully crafted with attention to detail. Using raw material...

Jina Rajapathirane: Invest Your Time To Develop Your Inner P...

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This series features a cohort of 15 women entrepreneurs who were selected to be part of an innovative 15- week business management trai...

Nozomi Japanese Restaurant: Japanese cuisine served the rig...

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Nozomi’s owner, Thushara Ekanayake has been in the hotel and tourism industry for 20+ years and runs a successful tourism business in...

Bubby’s By Rakshanaa

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Having always had a keen interest in baking, Rakshanaa knew she wanted to start her own home baking business – the only question she ...

Dish It Out: Chef Upul Jayaweera

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How do our food experts cook and eat? This week, Dubai-based Chef de Cuisine and YouTuber, Chef Upul takes our Q&A!

Tag me at @ Danu - Chaiwala Colombo

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Today I went to the most tagged request, Chaiwala Colombo. I must say it’s a smart business model with a lot of scope. I’m so not t...

Urgent call to protect Sri Lanka’s dwindling population of...

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Over 250 carcasses of turtles, dolphins and whales have so far washed ashore following the X-Press Pearl inferno. While investigations ...

Sriyani Wickramasinghe: Work on a plan to leave a legacy

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‘Your Community’ hopes to give some inspirational women entrepreneurs this all too important break – whether it’s an order from...

Where have the sawfish of Sri Lanka gone?

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Sawfish belong to the “cartilaginous fishes”, which include all sharks and rays. What is distinct about sawfishes are their saw-lik...

Magnificent Dutch Fort in Kalpitiya: From Portuguese territo...

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Kalpitya Dutch Fort is one of the main features, in this historic city of Kalpitiya, which is the main trading point in a narrow land t...

Meditation For the Curious

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Does one have to be trained in sitting cross-legged for forty-five minutes straight before qualifying to be a ‘meditator’? Should o...

DSD Cakes

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For home baker Deepika Nishshanka, the lockdown last year allowed her to turn a hobby into a business as she managed to find the time t...

Cafe Maitland

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Anyone who has lived in the Mount Lavinia area, or Colombo for that matter, has known the almost palatial monument known as the Mount L...

Rice of the World @ The Hilton

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It goes without saying that rice is the staple food in Sri Lanka. But did you know that countless other countries across the world have...

Dish It Out: Minolee Fernando

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How do our food experts cook and eat? This week, food blogger and YouTuber Minolee of @lankankitchen, takes our Q&A!

Fashionably, Danu - Karma Collection

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If you have walked around the Galle Fort you would have seen this stunning shop bursting with colours and that’s Karma for you. The f...

Two Sri Lankans Recognized By The Diana Award 2021

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The Diana Award was established back in 1999 in continuation of Princess Diana’s legacy to recognise youth who are going above and be...

Ruwanthi Gajadeera emerges as first Runner Up

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It was applause all-around at the AOD when Ruwanthi Gajadeera one of their own students was declared the first runner up at the Gradua...

Pradeepa Fernando - A “CAN DO”attitude can break any bar...

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This series features a cohort of 15 women entrepreneurs who were selected to be part of an innovative 15- week business management trai...

Going Hollywood! Azlan Shariffdeen on producing music for m...

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Multifaceted and accomplished musician and businessman, Azlan Shariffdeen is the man behind the theme song ‘I’m Running’ for Amer...