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Sri Lankan Sinhala language film gets commendation award at IndieFest Film Festival in California

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia The film is the story of two men from rural Sri Lanka wading their way into the city to request a correction be printed on a newspaper which falsely accuses one of them to be a terrorist and the turbulent passage they endure along the way. Colombo, July 8 (newsin.asia): The Sri Lankan […]

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A Sri Lankan herp mystery solved: The snake species that was two

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

by Dilrukshi Handunnetti Courtesy Mongabay A new study has finally solved a herpetological mystery surrounding Dendrelaphis bifrenalis, a species of bronzeback snake endemic to Sri Lanka. Researchers have established, through morphological differences and DNA sequencing, that the dry-zone populations of the snake are the true D. bifrenalis, and the wet-zone populations are a species new to […]

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THE AMAZING STORY OF THE ELEPHANT WHISPERER

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Protect All Wildlife When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of 7 ‘rogue’ and ‘trouble-making’ Elephants on his reserve at Thula Thula in 1999, his common sense told him to refuse. But he was the herd’s last chance of survival – notorious escape artists, they would all be killed if […]

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Saving Valentina.

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

elinoyes Michael Fishbach narrates his encounter with a humpback whale entangled in a fishing net. Gershon Cohen and he have founded The Great Whale Conservancy to protect whales. http://www.greatwhaleconservancy.org, is their website, or go to gwc’s facebook page, and join them in helping to save these magnificent beings.

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Thalawakele OIC saves the life of a young girl who jumped into the Kotmale reservoir

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The OIC of the Thalawakele Police has managed to save the life of a young girl who attempted to commit suicide by jumping into the Upper Kotmale reservoir . According to our correspondent, a 28-year-old father of two has drowned while trying to save the girl. The girl had jumped into the […]

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Youth drowns in attempt to save female who jumped into Kotmale reservoir

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

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