Shortage of finances to feed zoo animals

Animal rights activists have continued to voice concerns about captive breeding programmes and the wastage of supplies obtained to feed...

The Art of Caricature: In conversation with Dilshan Fernando

A series of caricatures of prominent political personalities recently did their rounds on social media. Many of them coincided with the...

‘Motherland’ an artistic rendition of the oppressed fema...

Sangeeth Madurawala, a self-taught digital collage artist believes that females continue to be oppressed in a society that highlights e...

W@W - Shanika Somatilake

Cartoons are an effective mode of communication. In Sri Lanka, many cartoonists have portrayed corruption, nepotism, and short-sighted ...

A pilot school meals programme to feed children in underpriv...

The unprecedented economic crisis has severely burdened people in lower-income strata and already certain rural schools are observing a...

Traditional medicine to bridge drug shortage?

Traditional medicine has been at the core of Sri Lanka’s bygone heritage. Ayurveda and Deshiya Chikitsa systems were used to treat va...

‘Teargas Cinema’ - A space for upcoming filmmakers to sh...

The ever-changing ‘GotaGoGama’ protest site now includes a cinema hall that screens films based on themes relating to the protest a...

As Vesak dawns in Sri Lanka, peace and non-violence determin...

Days before the dawn of Vesak, Sri Lanka plunged into a state of violence during a week that would have otherwise been declared the Ves...

Nuwan Shilpa Hennayake - Exploring art through psychedelic a...

Nuwan Shilpa Hennayake is a psychedelic visionary artist who takes viewers on a journey through the layers, contours, colours, and visu...

W@W: Enoka Kudavidanage

Having grown up in an environmentally-friendly setting since her childhood, Prof. Enoka Kudavidanage was always familiar with nature. W...

It was Absolute Joy, With Their Feet..!

Call it electrifying, romantic, magical, energetic, or add any word that seems fit. But words certainly fail to describe the variety of...

Sinhala and Hindu Avurudu 2022: Sri Lankans unite to celebra...

Avurudu is the much anticipated time of the year when people of all ethnicities get a long holiday to spend time with their loved ones....

W@W - Kavindi De Silva

A colourful memory of an astronaut she spotted in a magazine at the age of seven inspired Kavindi De Silva to learn more about space. O...

HARID - A designer collection that promotes local heritage

Having been inspired by the intricacies of the Kandyan saree often worn by his grandmother, Harinda Gunawardena was determined to pursu...

Women In Need launches 
an anti-cyber violence initiative

As people move into the digital age, violence against women in cyberspace has been identified as a new form of violence. Online violenc...

Initiation of a multi-regional monitoring system to conserve...

The iconic Panthera pardus kotiya or the Sri Lankan leopard has been threatened to the point that conservationists are now taking extra...

Reconnecting with the culture and traditions of ancient Tami...

The voices and thought processes of Saraswatiammas, Bawas, Velupillais, and Parvatiammas have been brought back to life. Juggling betwe...

SLMWC and SAFA Supporting women & the greater community to l...

Incidents of domestic violence, harassment and abuse were experienced by women during the pandemic period. However, even before the pan...

A majority of women struggling to reach leadership positions...

‘Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow’ the theme for International Women’s Day 2022 is more relevant in the post-COVI...

A trending musician with a passion to make a difference

Having received his primary education at Galahitiyawa Central School, Dinesh Dissanayake was always interested in music. Developing on ...

W@W - Gothamie Weerakoon

Studying Lichenology has become a passion for Dr. Gothamie Weerakoon, Senior Curator of Lichens and Slime Moulds at the Natural History...

Exploring Kudumbigala and Kumana

When Kutumbigala was discovered by Upasaka Maithree back in 1942, it was a largely uninhabited expanse of land following colonial invas...

Exploring lesser known attractions of the Kingdom of Ruhuna

The Kingdom of Ruhuna comprised the Southern and Eastern provinces and took on different roles in the history of Sri Lanka. Ruhuna is ...

TikTok video of harassing an elephant: How human stupidity c...

Chasing an elephant with heavy flashlights, recording it on video with party music on is not the best way to go on a safari. But, in a ...

W@W - Harini Amarasuriya

When the National People’s Power (NPP) nominated Dr. Harini Amarasuriya to fill the only National List position in Parliament, it was...

Touring Arugam Bay during the off-season

If you take a trip towards the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka, then spending a day or two in Arugam Bay should definitely be on your buc...

JunctionTen48 - A cosy restaurant space for sports fans and ...

Colombo’s restaurant scene is ever-expanding and it continued, even amidst the lockdown period. JunctionTen48 is one of the latest ad...

Want To Adopt A Sri Lankan Child?

A child is considered a blessing, but due to unforeseen circumstances, having a child could remain a dream for some who aspire to be pa...

Conservationists urge public to adjust and coexist with Croc...

Crocodiles are the most advanced surviving reptiles while many of their features are more similar to mammals or birds than to other rep...