Hela Bojun Hala (Traditional Sri Lankan Food Court), serving quintessentially delicious fresh food at subsidized prices are situated in many places in Sri Lanka. Each food is vegetarian, fresh and healthy as well as free from flavors and additives. The first outlet of Hela Bojun Hala was started in Gannoruwa in Kandy as a pilot project with the objective of promoting fresh local food as well as empowering local women. Prices of food items range from Rs 25/= upwards and a whole meal costs around Rs. 300/= (about 2.2 AUD).   Spacious with open kitchens, Hela Bojun Hala outlets are scattered throughout Sri Lanka from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya to Jaffna and Matara. Initially, the project was set up by Women’s Agriculture Extension Program of the Ministry of Agriculture and at present the project is taken up by Provincial Agriculture Departments also. Each food stall has a variety of items ranging from kiribath ...

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Source:Daily Mirror On the 04th of April 2019, the Josephian family bade farewell to the 13th Rector of St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10,Rev. Fr. Travis Jude Gabriel. He served St. Joseph’s College as the Rector for five long years. Moreover, he retired on the very particular day ending three decades of dedicated and committed service in the field of education. He rendered a yeoman service to the nation as an illustrious educationist. His service for 33 long years in the field of education is commendable and laudable.     His welcome gesture was so pleasant and I have no words to express the experience Rev. Fr. Travis Jude Gabriel was a man of God. I came to know him, 05 years ago, exactly on the 10th of May 2014, on the day of my priestly ordination. As I was appointed to the staff of St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10, Rev. Fr. ...

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  Source:-menafn (MENAFN – Colombo Gazette) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Lord Davies of Abersoch as the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Sri Lanka. The British Prime Minister has today made fifteen new appointments to his Trade Envoy programme. These new appointments will extend the total number of Trade Envoys to 31 parliamentarians covering 69 markets. The Prime Minister’s trade envoy programme is an unpaid and voluntary cross-party network, which supports the UK’s ambitious trade and investment agenda in global markets. The Lord Davies of Abersoch CBE (Evan Mervyn Davies) was appointed as the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Sri Lanka. Lord Davies was U.K. Minister for Trade, Investment and Small Business and Infrastructure in 2009-2010. Prior to this appointment, he was Chairman of Standard Chartered PLC. He joined the Board of Standard Chartered PLC in 1997 and was Group Chief Executive from 2001 until 2006. He was ...

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  Drinking Tea or coffee as a beverage is a personal choice, but health benefits are in more favour of coffee.Both beverages have caffeine. Tea leaves have more caffeine than coffee beans before they are brewed, but caffeine in tea is extracted more during the process of brewing within ten seconds and further diluted more when adding hot water. Also, most of the caffeine is left behind with the tea leaves at the base of your cup. For these reasons brewed tea you enjoy, has less caffeine than brewed coffee. Both tea and coffee in excess can result in increased anxiety, rapid heart rate, high blood pressure, insomnia, restlessness and nausea in hyper-sensitive people Both tea and coffee have protective antioxidant to neutralize harmful free radicals in your body, a better source of antioxidants is coffee. Tea has catechins, theaflavins whilst coffee has chlorogenic acids and trigonelline the main antioxidants. ...

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