Items filtered by date: Sunday, 18 February 2018

It was a land wedged between two great rivers, the ‘rice bowl’ of the island nation providing sustenance not only to its kings but for a greater part of his subjects. Lying in the flood plains fed by the two rivers, it’s soil never lost its richness/riches. It was rich not only in an exchange of nutrients, but in purifying air and water, protecting the rest of the area from floods, fostering a myriad of life including that of human.

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SYLHET: Little would Bangladesh have known that even their highest score in T20Is - 193 - will not be enough to fetch them a win over Sri Lanka in the opening game at Dhaka. The two halves of that game sat in complete contrast as in the second half, the hosts were handed a severe pasting by Sri Lanka’s batsmen.

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ICC TWENTY 20 : HEAD TO HEAD

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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are perhaps the most famous celebrity couple in town right now. Recently, Virat lead the Indian cricket team to victory against South Africa. At the post-match interview, he had the most adorable things to say about his wife.

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Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor is impressed by the 'expressive' and 'innocent' Priya Prakash Varrier. He has predicted a bright future for the 18-year-old, who became an internet sensation with a wink and a shy but mischievous smile in a music video.

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The new interview series ‘Double Down’ where Hip Hop artists come to play some blackjack for charity while answering some burning questions.

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Elton John was stunned into silence when was struck by a fan’s flying necklace during his concert in Las Vegas.

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Barack Obama couldn't help but gush over wife Michelle Obama during their portrait unveiling on Monday.

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Staying True To One’s Roots

Representing the best of both worlds Raini Charuka Goonatillake’s journey of 10 years can be termed a meteoric rise. Melodies features Goonatillake whose good breeding and talent ensures a memorable and impressive career in music.

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If Christian Grey was a Sri Lankan

Valentine's Day is like a national holiday for any Sri Lankan. Just like another public holiday, an average Sri Lankan would prepare for it weeks ahead. While preparations are steadily on the way, I realized that the first ever 50 Shades of Grey debuted on Valentine's Day a few years ago, and the world went temporarily crazy. By ordering the book online, queuing up to watch it at the local cinema, and paying more visits to Midnight Divas, Sri Lankans were clearly latching on to the concept.

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