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K.C.Vignarajah’s Letter to President

K.C.Vignarajah’s Letter to President  HE Gotabaya Rajapaksa, The President of the Republic of Sri Lanka, Presidential Secretariat, Colombo 01. Secretary to the President                                  Dr. P.…

Covid-19 myths and facts

The truth about how you can catch coronavirus, who is most vulnerable and what you can do to protect yourself.   1. Can a face…

Facebook Joins the Battle to Combat COVID-19

In an effort to combat COVID-19 Facebook has launched an information centre, It’s common these days to find fake news on social media especially as…

LANDSCAPE MODIFICATION AND EXTINCTION OF SPECIES

By Shakila Ifham There is a growing body of literature including some from Dr. Ruchira Somaweera’s team that lizards adapt to changed environments in ways…

Can wearing masks stop the spread of viruses?

One of the abiding images of any virus outbreak is people in surgical masks. Using them to prevent infection is popular in many countries around…

A LAND LIKE NO OTHER, BUT …

BY Ivan Alvis I generally hear people referring to Sri Lanka as ‘a land like no other.’ And, they are absolutely correct! But, what worries…