In the fourth episode of Roar Short Eats, we explore the streets of Aluthkade in search of its legendary food.
The Galle port might soon be upgraded to a Yacht Marina to attract the expanding market of sailing tourists.
A programming language is what people use to communicate and give instructions to machines. With hundreds of programming languages in existence, and many more being created every day, what use do we have for another one?
Although Sri Lanka was declared malaria free by the WHO in 2016, the country has struggled with combatting another mosquito-borne virus—dengue.
At the school for the Deaf and the Blind in Ratmalana, the national anthem is sung in a completely different language.
A 15-year-old food labeling law will now be fully implemented, forcing many brands to change product names that could be viewed as ‘misleading’.
This last Saturday (January 4) was World Braille Day—so designated by the United Nations in 2019 to raise awareness of the importance of Braille for increasing inclusivity for blind and partially-sighted people. The wide adaptation of Braille has improved the lives of many affected by enabling literacy and equal opportunity. Braille was introduced to Sri Lanka in the early 1900s, but how much has it improved the lives of those using it since then and how much further is there to go? Here’s a quick breakdown of what you need to know about Braille in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka’s Credit Information Bureau will replace its list of ‘bad debtors’ with a system that rates borrowers on their credit score.
Sri Lanka’s seventh Executive President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has unveiled his new personal flag. Here’s a quick look at what it means.
It was in the small patch of rainforest in the western province, in 2012, that Amila Prasanna Sumanapala, a researcher and field biologist at the University of Colombo, first noticed a shimmering blue spider scurrying around in the underbrush.
These little insects aren’t just useful to humans for their sweet honey. As pollinators, bees are vital for our agriculture – and various threats to their populations, could in turn, threaten ours.
Popular politics has a lot to do with perception: candidates vying for votes will do all they can do to position themselves as capable and strong leaders. And during an election—such as the one we are heading towards—this is most easily achieved through imagery: it is not uncommon for candidates to use every possible avenue to be seen and to communicate their messages and promises to as many people as possible.
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