While #Scrabble is relatively popular as a leisure activity, it is not yet widely acknowledged as a competitive sport in Sri Lanka. However, with local players winning big at international tournaments, this is slowly beginning to change. Meet Sri Lanka’s Scrabble champions!
Online and in the media, ragging in Sri Lankan universities is often portrayed as a side-effect of violent, power-hungry student unions. How much of this association is rooted in truth? And what does it reveal about Sri Lankan society as a whole?
Would you believe us if we told you the origins of hoppers could actually be Jewish? What has now become a Sri Lankan staple can trace its roots back to Kerala, in South India, where three different communities had various iterations of the dish before it became the one we all know and love.
Despite #SriLanka having the potential to meet as much as 32% of its annual power demand with solar energy, only 0.01% of that potential was developed as of 2016.
On 22 July, President Ranil Wickremesinghe, on just his second day as President, oversaw a pre-dawn police and military raid on #GotaGoGama, the anti-government protest site at Galle Face.
It’s been a rough four years for the wedding industry to contend with. In 2018, Sri Lanka was voted the best country in the world to visit, and the industry geared up for an influx of destination weddings.
It’s 2022, and Sign Language still isn’t a legally recognised language in Sri Lanka. How long will it take for deaf and hearing impaired people to finally have a standardised, legally-recognised language? And what do they stand to lose in the meantime?
#SignLanguageDay #SignLanguageUnitesUs #lka #SriLanka
Sri Lanka’s electrical needs took a hard hit this year. With daily islandwide power cuts as a result of the ongoing economic crisis, as well as power plants repeatedly breaking down, you wouldn’t think a country that established its first public electricity supply more than a hundred years ago would be so prone to collapse.
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