Minaali Haputantri

Minaali Haputantri

Environment & Wildlife

Sri Lanka’s Elusive Tree Dweller: The Slender Loris

Bug-eyed, slow, but somehow still elusive, the slender loris is perhaps Sri Lanka’s most peculiar wild inhabitant. But despite this, and despite the island’s…

Environment & Wildlife

Colombo: (Lost) Garden City Of The East

Towering and majestic, the grand old trees that dot Colombo’s sidewalks are so much a part of the city’s identity that they are often…

Environment & Wildlife

The Wildest Cats In Town

In the jungle, the mighty jungle… four felines of varying shapes and sizes sleep tonight. Yes, you read that right – between the leopard,…

Features

The Ins And Outs Of Divorce Law In Sri Lanka

While the divorce rate in Sri Lanka isn’t as alarming a statistic as it is in some other countries, it is on the rise….

Environment & Wildlife

Seven Of Sri Lanka’s Most Fascinating Creepy Crawlies

For every elephant, leopard, and sloth bear photographed in Sri Lanka, a thousand other, smaller animals crawl by unnoticed, but it is these creepy…

Environment & Wildlife

Hatcheries And The Turtle Conservation Effort

Of the seven species of sea turtle that grace the world’s oceans, five of them – the Loggerhead Turtle, Leatherback Turtle, Olive Ridley Turtle,…

Features

Copy Right Or Wrong: An Introduction To Copyright Law In Sri Lanka

While the premise governing copyright is simple – “I made this. Therefore, I own it.” – and most of us are well acquainted with…

Features

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Police Powers And Citizens’ Rights: Stop, Account, Search, And Detention

September 3, 2016, will mark 150 years since the establishment of a police force in Sri Lanka. Although those years have seen the growth…