Category: Feature

Charlie Chaplin

The greatest comedian Charlie Chaplin passed away on the morning of Christmas Day in 1977 after suffering a stroke in his sleep. The funeral was a small and private Anglican ceremony as per…

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sumithra peiris

Sumitra Peries: The woman we forgot

The High Level Road, which connected Colombo to the Kelani Valley, was completed the year Sumitra Peries was born, in 1934. The results were extraordinary. Land prices went up, people…

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Raffealla Celebrity Calendar 2019

Raffealla Celebrity Calendar 2019 « ‹ 1 of 12 › »

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tarja de silva

Famous Father & Daughter duo share the limelight: Chandana & Tarja de Silva

ELEGANT was granted the privilege of meeting an iconic figure in the airline industry, the charming Chandana De Silva who has entertained scores with his reverberating voice and his princess…

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From Ocean Blues to Oceanswell:

Colombo Jewellery Stores partners with Dr. Asha de Vos on marine conservation projects Inspired by the colours and textures of Sri Lanka’s ocean waters, Colombo Jewellery Stores (CJS) uses its…

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tiesh showroom

TIESH: The Story Behind the Sparkle

The story behind TIESH’s sparkle is not merely a tag line but an inspirational tale spanning 21 years. At the helm is Lasantha de Fonseka along with his ever supportive…

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Google Womenwill

Google’s #Womenwill programme launched in Sri Lanka successfully

The launch Ceremony for Google’s global initiative, Womenwill, was carried out recently at the MAS Innovation Centre in Colombo. Womenwill, an initiative from Google aims provide equal opportunity to women…

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Galle Face Hotel Tuk Tuk Drivers

Galle Face Hotel Rewards Good Samaritan Tuk Tuk Drivers

Three-wheelers ‒ fondly known as tuk tuks, are a colourful, convenient and cheap mode of transport for both locals and foreigners in Sri Lanka. Often, we hear stories of foreigners…

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Being a left-hander myself, this author will tell you that growing up left in a world made for right-handers is not without its challenges. Adolescence was rife with regimental training…

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MB Imran

MB Imran – leaving a legacy of love

The smile that lit up a room and the eyes that sparkled along with it is no more, but the memories that were so precious, live on in the lives…

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