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“Be strong,don’t lose heart,” says TV personality Susantha Chandramali as she speaks on her experience with breast cancer

Susantha Chandramali (56) who has overcome the traumatizing experience of having undergone a surgery to remove the lump on her left breast says she has come out of it stronger and wants to share her story with women all over the world and in particular with women in Sri Lanka.

Che Guevara’s visit to Ceylon & the sugar connection

One of the people Che Guevara visited on his brief visit to Ceylon was James T. Rutnam of Colombo, who imported sugar from a company called Galban Lobo Trading Company based in Havana.

Chekhov in Ceylon: Did he leave behind any descendants?

EF.C. Ludowyk (1906–1985), Professor of English of the University of Ceylon, author, critic & playwright wrote on the visit of Anton Pavlovitch Chekhov to Ceylon in 1890 for the Times of Ceylon Annual of 1957. The Daily Post reproduces the article for its readers.

As the hunter becomes the hunted,Sri Lanka needs an urgent & dedicated strategy to protect & restore the leopard population in the country

The Sri Lankan leopard is the topmost predator in the island. But with numbers most probably under 700 ,its status is under severe threat with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) declaring our ‘panthera pardus kotiya’ as a highly vulnerable species.

At war with the elephants … Facts, figures & fears….

On World Elephant Day which falls today, the Daily Post looks at the dangers the country's elephants face in the light of a recent move to remove circular 5/2001 which would result in loss of vast tracts of forest land putting human & animals on a worsening collision course.

Dehiwela Zoo celebrates 84th birthday on quiet note

The National Zoological Gardens at Dehiwala celebrated its 84th birthday earlier this month. Celebrations to mark the day took a quiet note due to the threat of COVID-19 spread.

The magic of Sybil nenda's books......

Sri Lanka celebrated, and much-loved writer of children’s literature Sybil Wettasinghe passed away at the age of 93 on Wednesday. Her passing rekindled in the minds of many grown up’s the magic that her books brought to their lives.