Local fishermen under threat!

The import of large stocks of fish have posed problems to local fishermen. Over the last few days, these stocks of fish have been brought to the Dikkowita Fisheries Harbour. The government has permitted...

Wolbachia to be injected to dengue mosquitoes

The pilot project to release Wolbachia to Dematagoda and Nugegoda areas will take place on March 2, National Dengue Control Unit (NDCU) Director Dr. Anura Jayasekera said. He told Daily Mirror the bacteria ‘Wolbachia’...

Girls in STEM: How is Sri Lanka Faring?

Sri Lanka is well recognized as a leader in gender-equal education in the developing world; World Bank statistics show that primary and secondary school enrollments and completion rates are similar for girls and boys,...

Key winners at the 2020 Academy Awards

South Korean social satire “Parasite” won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, making history as the first film not in the English language to win the movie industry’s highest honor. “Parasite,” about the...

Kirk Douglas,tough guy on screen dead at 103

Kirk Douglas, the cleft-chinned movie star who fought gladiators, cowboys and boxers on the screen and the Hollywood establishment, died on Wednesday at the age of 103, his son Michael Douglas said. “It is...