Category: Feature

“ozone hole” is healing

The ozone layer above Antarctica is healing. It has healed so much stopping many changes in Southern Hemisphere’s atmosphere. The whole world gets credit. Studies suggest that the Montreal Protocol of 1987, the agreement...

patient 31

A single “super-spreader” known as “patient 31” – a member of a fringe church called Shincheonji – is thought to have caused the rapid rise in cases. Now, the Seoul Metropolitan Government has filed...

Temperature around the country has risen

According to the Department of Meteorology, the temperature in many parts of the island has risen by about 2 to 3 °C than normal. During the last 24 hours, the highest temperature on the island...

Luxury bus service begins operations to Hambantota

The luxury bus service introduced by the Sri Lanka Transport Board along the Southern Expressway from Colombo to Hambantota commenced operations today. Accordingly, the bus service will operate from Colombo to Hambantota, Colombo to Tangalle and...

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’...

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...

What has GoSL done about it thus far?

People from 54 cities in China will NOT be permitted to travel to Sri Lanka without prior approval, the Immigration and Emigration Department said today. All passengers flying into the country from China are...

Colombo Parking fee

On-street parking has taken place in urban Colombo for as long as motor vehicles were running. Traditionally, parking fees were charged only when a traffic warden approached the vehicle with a parking ticket. Last...