The Charter Presentation of the Lions Club of Colombo Lotus New Century 

Words : Indika Madapatha Sellahewa Photos : Jagath Dharmakeerthi The Charter Presentation of the Lions Club of Colombo Lotus New Century was held recently at the Lions Club Secretariat in Vidya Mawatha, Colombo.  President of the newly formed Club Lion Meenu Biala received the Club Charter Certificate from the Chief Guest District Governor Lion Camilus […]

Zaha et Cetera A story of diamonds and coloured stone jewellery from Hong Kong

Words : Kamanthi Wickramasinghe Inspired by her father’s passion for jewellery-making and gemmology, Rahila was determined to make a change in this industry. This was the beginning of Zaha et Cetera, a jeweller based in Hong Kong. Being the founder/ managing director of this company, Rahila Refaaqhas over 18 years of experience in the field […]

Cé La Vi Is Coming To Colombo!

Words: Hiran Sellahewa Photos: Nirmala Dhananjaya The award winning brand CÉ LA VI known for its high-end rooftop restaurant and lounge concept around the world has formed a partnership with one of the exquisite five-star hotels in Colombo known as The Kingsbury. Colombo provides most of the world class international cuisines and with rapid growth […]

Here’s How You Give a ‘Daanaya’ the Right Way

Words : Mandulee Mendis Photos : Jagath Dharmakeerthi Alms giving or quite familiarly ‘daanaya’ is a traditional practice in Sri Lanka, which is done with the intention of collecting virtues for the living and the dead. It’s a serene process that brings about contentment through giving, just as the word daanaya implies. An ‘alms giving’ […]

Meenu Biala The Compassionate and Empathetic Lady from Chandigarh, North India, an inspiration to all Women

Words : Mandulee Mendis Photos : Nirmala Dhananjaya Meenu Biala, is the Chairperson of Profex Pvt. Ltd.  and the President of Lions Club of Colombo lotus. Amidst of work and family duties, she devotes her spare time for charity. She is an exemplary wife, a caring mother and a beautiful soul full of compassion and […]

The Leaning bell tower of Pisa in Italy

Words : Dilhani Thantirimudalige Italy one of Europe’s most charming countries is full of surprises and possibilities for a tourist. From the north to the south the country is decorated with Gothic art and sculptures, Medieval to first century styles of Romanesque architecture and a wide spectrum of sceneries to absorb in while you enjoy […]

Prince Louis’s christening

Family Portraits taken on the day of Prince Louis’s christening in the morning room and garden of Clarence House.The ceremony which lasted for 40 minutes didn’t wake the sleeping baby Louis. His mother jokingly said to the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, “I hope he stays like this,” Also included in the […]

Healthy lunch box ideas for school

Words : Ronali Moonemalle Goonetileke Getting children to eat healthy and nutritious meals might be an arduous task for certain parents and meal time in school is no exception. Instead of prioritizing on the nutrition aspect, one must also look into presentation and taste. Here are a few convenient and nutrient dense ideas that will […]

Contributing factors relating to increased Mental Disorders in the country

Dr. Nirosha Mendis, Consultant Psychiatrist, talks to Lanka Woman about the Contributing factors relating to increased Mental Disorders in the country and how to minimise these factors through changes to environment, lifestyle and the country’s education, governing and judicial systems Words : Indika Madapatha Sellahewa Dr. Mendis, Can You Enlighten Our Readers About The Types […]

Nokunu A vision to make Colombo a cleaner city

Words : Kamanthi Wickramasinghe What if Colombo was a greener and a cleaner city? A city where everybody could breathe in fresh air? These seem to be dreams that are far from being achieved, especially due to the rapid phase of development. The Beira Lake for instance keeps being polluted due to careless discharge of […]