Ashiya Dassanayake: We deserve respect

Ashiya Dassanayake, hailing from Kandy, is one of the most talented and popular models in Sri Lanka. Even with all her successes, she remains a...

Turkey detains co-mayors

Turkish authorities on Tuesday detained the co-mayors of the mainly Kurdish southeast's biggest city on charges they aided militants, part of a government crackdown...

Bringing style and color to your hair

By Ashanthi Warunasuriya Making people look good is not always easy. It is a challenge at times. Jeewan Gunasekara is one person who takes that...

Colombo Swimming Club opens new pool after old pool was demolished

The Colombo Swimming Club (CSC), which was very much in the news for all the wrong reasons just over a year ago, has bounced...

British couple gets drunk, buys Sri Lanka hotel they’re staying at on honeymoon

Everyone’s made crazy impulsive choices after they’ve had a few too many, but one couple got so drunk on their honeymoon that they purchased...

Mobile app helps fight sexual harassment in public transport

Women In Need, an organization dedicated to addressing gender based violence in Sri Lanka has created a mobile app called 2six4, giving women, girls and...

‘Voices of Peace’: A novel approach to peace & reconciliation

Nearly a decade after the end of a thirty-year civil war that once racked the island, there are voices still unheard and stories yet...