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Antibiotics-warning
Antibiotics are used mainly for treatment of infections caused by bacteria. They act either by stopping the multiplication of bacteria or killing bacteria. Hence, an adequate dose of antibiotics should be given at appropriate intervals to achieve this purpose. It is important to use antibiotics only if they are necessary. They should not be used...
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Household poisoning is viewed as a global crisis. The elderly in modern Sri Lanka get hospitalized mostly by poisoning themselves. The young generation experiences poisoning due to individuals being unable to deal with life’s pressing issues. According to the records that reveal the number of hospitalizations due to poisoning, the highest number of such cases...
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1951 ඔක්තෝබර් 21 වැනි දින මල්වත්තගේ ගාමිණී චිත්‍රානන්ද පීරිස් දරුවා උඩහමුල්ල ගමෙහි උපත ලැබුවේ ය. එතුමා මූලික අධ්‍යාපනය ලැබුවේ නුගේගොඩ උඩහමුල්ලේ ශ්‍රී විජයාරාම මහා විද්‍යාලයෙන් හා පන්නිපිටිය ධර්මපාල විද්‍යාලයෙනි. එතුමා එවකට අප රටේ තිබු එක ම ඉංජිනේරු උපාධි පාඨමාලාව අන්තර්ගත විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය වන පේරාදෙණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ ඉංජිනේරු උපාධි පාඨමාලාව හැදෑරීමට සුදුසුකම් ලබා තේරුණත්; භෞතික විද්‍යාව හා ගණිතය...
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Dengue news paper article
The Dengue Research Center, in the Faculty of Medical Sciences in the University of Sri Jayewardenepura’s has made a breakthrough in the treatment of the deadly dengue fever. Prof. Neelika Malavige, the Director of the Dengue Research Center of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura claimed in the interview with the Sunday Observer newspaper, that they had found a new...
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  The Pansiyapanas Jathaka Potha is a great canon of sacred Buddhist literature which was translated in to Sinhala from Jathaka Atuwawa in Kurunegala period. This collection of some 550 anecdotes and fables depicts earlier incarnations of Siddhartha Gautama. Traditional birth and death dates of Gautama are 563-483 BC. The Jataka tales are dated between...
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Kala Suri Dr. Praneeth Abheysundara, Senior Lecturer at Department of Sociology and Anthropology with Japura Media have produced series of short videos on introducing concepts behind upcoming Sinhala and Tamai New Year to Young Generation. What is New Year – කලාසුරී ආචාර්ය ප්‍රණීත් අභයසුන්දර According to Astrology the house of Pisces is the twelfth and...
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In the first part of this post we discussed Sinhala and Hindu New Year as Traditional and Cultural Festival. In this post we discuss Sinhala and Hindu New Year Rituals. New Year Rituals Amunugama (1990) divides the New Year rituals for four different parts. The old year The interim period between the ‘Old’ and the ‘New’...
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Haritha wasanthaya new year
The Sinhala and Hindu New Year has been one of the annual and seasonal events but the exact beginning of it is buried in the history. History of Sinhala and Hindu New Year In 1885 the British Colonial rulers have announced this as a holiday. Science then, even though there were many successive administrative changes,...
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What is Agarwood? Agarwood is a highly fragrant and very valuable resin produced in the stems, branches and roots of certain tree species of family Thymelaeaceae. Agarwood is believed to be the most expensive wood in the world because of resinous fragrant heartwood. The main species are scientifically known as Aquilaira, Gyrinops, Aetoxylon and Gonystylus....
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The doctrine of Buddha is disseminated through the Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path. Buddhism increases the understanding of the suffering of mankind and recognizes excessive desire as the cause for this suffering. However, these desires can be controlled through the practice of the Eightfold path.  While the Four Noble Truths are meant to...
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