News Paper Articles

News Paper Articles in year 2016

1
Benjamin S.P, Piyathilaka P, New spiders named for Sri Lankan born authors- Michael Ondaatje, Shyam Selvadurai. 24th July 2016. Sri Lanka Internet Newspaper

 


2
Benjamin S.P, Piyathilaka P, New spider species named for Michael Ondaatje, Shyam Selvadurai. 10th August 2016. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

 


3
Benjamin S.P, Piyathilaka P, Anandawansha T, Sri laankeeya kathuwarun thidenekuge naming aluth makulu wishesha thunak. 17th August 2016. Lakbima

 


4
Benjamin S.P, Piyathilaka P, “Lost” crab spider rediscovered after 129 years in the knuckles range. 15th March 2016. Daily News

 


5
Clayton C.I, Piyathilaka P, Palibodha naashakayen mee massantath balapeem (Pesticides are harmful to honey bee). 14th March 2016. Lankadeepa – e

 


6
Clayton C.I, Piyathilaka P, Desheeya mee messan kerehi aanayanika palibodha nashakawala balapeema soya balai (Effect of imported pesticides on indigenous honey bee has been investigated). 13th April 2016. Vidusara

 


7
Liyanage R, Piyathilaka P, Nelliwala watinaakama thahawruwei (Proven powers of Nelli). 15th January 2016. Ada

 


8
Liyanage R, Piyathilaka P, Dawasata Nelli gediyak, Sirurata anagi suwayak (One Nelli per day – give health for your body). 7th February 2016. Rivira  

 


9
Liyanage R, Piyathilaka P, Desheeya aushadeeya shaakawala wishma janakahakiya (Miracle power of indigenous medicine herbs) , 10th February 2016. Vidusara

 


10
Liyanage R, Piyathilaka P, Miracle power of indigenous natural herbs, 25th May 2016. Vidya – Daily News

 


11
Magana-Arachchi D, Piyathilaka P, Kshaya rogaya haduna ganimu (Novel techniques to detect TB). 27th July 2016. Vidya - Dinamina

 


12
Medawaththa A.B, Piyathilaka P, Meethakadi Soyagath wesi wannantharayaka sobhawaya hadunagani (Characterization of a recently discovered rain forest) .13th January 2016. Vidusara

 


13
Piyathilaka P, Rasaayana drawya warada niweradi kireemata jaiwapatala-jaiwapohora (Biofilm bio fertilizers to correct chemicals). 19th February 2016. Ada

 


14
Piyathilaka P, Dakunu Aasiyawe Prathama vidya keti paniwda sewawa 2015 wasara sadaha jayagraahakaya thoorai. 10th March 2016. Vidusara

 


15
Piyathilaka P, Prathamawarata vidyaa jangama durakathana wadasatahanak (Mobile science app for the first time ever) . 27th July 2016. Vidya - Dinamina

 


16
Piyathilaka P, Sinhala-English Vidya paaribashika shabda maalaawa jangama durakathana wedasatahanak lesa. 25th May 2016. Vidusara

 


17
Piyathilaka P, Vidu asen lowa balanna aluthwadak (New way to find science words). 26th August 2016. Lankadeepa-e

 


18
Piyathilaka P, Importance of fundamental research for the development of the country. 28th September 2016. Vidya- Daily News

 


19
Piyathilaka P, National workshop on separation techniques in Natural product research. 28th September 2016. Vidya- Dinamina

 


20
Piyathilaka P, Science SMS service- 1000th Science SMS. 28th September 2016. Vidya- Dinamina

 


21
Piyathilaka P, Dakunu aasiyawe Prathama vidya keti paniwda seewawe 1000 wana keti paniwudaya nikuth karai ( South Asia’s first science message service releases 1000th message) . 19th October 2016. Vidusara

 


22
Seneviratne G, Piyathilaka P, Desheeya pohora kunumulle-Rasanayanika pohora wajabille (Mafia of imported bio fertilizers). 5th December 2016. Dinamina

 


23
Tilakarathne K, Bandara P.K, Denuma awashyakenekuta bashawa prashnaya kwenne neha (Language is not a barrier to learn) .19th March 2016.Dinamina

 


24
Tumpale I, Piyathilaka P, Awruddata baduganne balagenai ( Beware of buying goods in New year season) . 4th April 2016. Lankadeepa-e

 


25
Vithanage M, Weerasundara L, Piyathilaka P, Apita wina Katina Apema kasala (Our garbage attack ourselves). 18th April 2016. Dinamina

 


26
Vithanage M, Piyathilaka P, Lankans get overdose of iodine – NIFS. 7th April 2016. The Island

 


27
Vithanage M, Piyathilaka P, Kidney disease mostly afflicts males. 26th August 2016. The Island

 


28
Vithanage M, Piyathilaka P, Heavy metal content low in areas prone to CKDu: Experts. 25th August 2016. Daily Mirror

 


News Paper Articles in year 2015

1
Bandara T, Vithanage M. “Methane hydrate” mahasayura thula sangaunnu balashakthi prabhawaya. (Methane hydrate - hided energy ore in the ocean) 27th May 2015. Vidusara. 

 


2
Bandara T, Vithanage M. Saagara sampath wanasana sthaai kaabanika sanyoga (Ocean resource depletion agent - Stable organic compound) 11thFebruary 2015. Vidusara. 

 


3
Benjamin S.P, Piyathilaka P,” Not quite an ant” – The discovery of the antlike jumping spiders of Sri Lanka. 27th June 2015. Sunday Observer Jayawardhana Y, Vithanage M. Parisarayatath janajeewithayatath haniyaknowana lesa kasla bahara karanna GIS thaakshanaya (GIS technology for sustainable practices of waste landfill selection) 13th March 2015. Dawasa. 

 


4
Kulasooriya S.A, Piyathilaka P, Aswenna wedi karana jaiwa pohora menna (Bio Fertilizers made in Sri Lanka which increases the yield in rhizobium crops). 16th August 2015. Mawbima. 

 


5
Kulasooriya S.A, Piyathilaka P, How to reduce chemical fertilizer – Way forward for sustainable Crop production, 15th September 2015. Daily Mirror. 

 


6
Kulasooriya S.A, Piyathilaka P, Ranila boga wala aswenna wedi karana Sri Lankawe nishpaditha jaiwa pohora (Bio Fertilizers made in Sri Lanka which increases the yield in rhizobium crops) 19th August 2015. Vidusara 

 


7
Kumarathilaka P, Vithanage M. Bemata sudusu diyabindak labeida? (Will water suitable for drinking in future?) 06th October 2015. Wijeya. 

 


8
Kumarathilaka P, Vithanage M. Pirameedaya pilibanda puwathakin yali avilunu rathu grahayage jeewaya pilibanda kuthuhalaya (Pyramid on Mars – is it proof of an ancient civilization?) 08th July, 2015. Vidusara. 

 


9
M Vithanage, VY Waisundara. 22 March Establishing an R&D Culture in Sri Lanka. Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). 2015 (www.pressreader.com/sri-lanka/sunday-times-sri-lanka/20150322/284112089857402/TextView). 

 


10
Nanayakkara A , Piyathilaka P, Minis sithiwili magin upakarana palanaya kirima ape ratedith yatharthayak wana lakunu (Controlling equipment by mind is not a dream to sri lanka ). 28th Octomber 2015. Vidusra 

 


11
ND Subasinghe. Radon Wayuwa. Nawayugaya Magazine, February, 2015. 

 


12
Piyathilaka P, Paasal vidya pareekshana walata upakari wana Vidu Nena Dasuna (“Vidu Nena Dasuna” You tube channel helps to science experiments in the school) Wijeya Piyathilaka P, Vidu Nena Dasuna you tube nalikawen paasal vidya pareekshana sadaha udaw (“Vidu Nena Dasuna” You tube channel helps to science experiments in the school) 24th June 2015. Vidusara 

 


13
Seneviratne G, Piyathilaka P, Sampradayika pohora wenuwata jaiwa patala jaiwa pohora (Biofilm Biofertilizers instead of traditional chemical fertilizer) 15th July 2015. Vidusara 

 


14
Tumpale I, Piyathilaka P, Large scale fish deaths in Kandy Lake attributed to pollution. 22nd June, 2015. The Island 

 


15
Weerasundara L, Vithanage M. “Laikana” – sobadahame apuuru sahajeewee sambandathawayaka prathipalaya. (“Lichens” wonderful result of nature due to symbiosis connection) 4th March 2015.Vidusara. 

 


16
Weerasundara L, Vithanage M. Jeewaya jeewath krawana vaayugolaye thathu. (Description of atmosphere related to living organisms) 17th March 2015. Vijaya. 

 


17
Wickramasignhe S, Vithanage M. Nano thakshanaye thawathpathikadak (Another aspect of nano technology) 30th September 2015. Vidusara. 

 


18
Wickramasignhe S, Vithanage M. Nodanuwathwama apawanadsana electronika apadhrawaya (Electronic waste – as unaware hazardous compound) 15th November 2015. Lankadeepa. 

 


19
Wickramasignhe S, Vithanage M. Thaakshanika lookaye vishmayajanaka nipayuma - “grafeen” (Grafeen - stupendous invention in technological world) 1st July 2015.Vidusara. 

 


20
Wijayasinhghe A, Piyathilaka P, Sri Lankawa thula karyakshama saha mila adu Lithium Ion Battery nipadawime subawaadi balaporoththu (New hope for Sri Lanka to manufacture efficient and low-cost local Li-Ion batteries). 30th December 2015. Vidusara

 


21
Weerasundara L, Vithanage M. Mahanuwara vaahana thadabadayata visandumak nathda? (IS there any solution for Kandy traffic jam? 3rd May 2015. Lankadeepa. 

 


News Paper Articles in year 2014

1
වැලි ගඩොල් හා කළුගල් සමග ගෙට පැමිණ පෙනහළු ලෙඩකරන රේඩොන් වායුව සොයා  පරීක්ෂණ. Subasinghe, N.D.  Lakbima (Sunday Paper), 16 November 2014.

 


2
Paludupirauo nil maniken ape manikkarmanthayataanathurak (Treated blue sapphires-A great threat for our gem industry). Vithanage, M. Lankadeepa, 19 January 2014

 


3
Jeewayeosuwa u Penicilin he upatha (Invention of Penicilin, the medicine of the life). Seneviratne,M.;  Vithanage, M. Vidusara, 01 January 2014.

 


4
From scientific research to scientific knowledge- the painstaking path that lies in between, Vithanage,M.; Waisundara. V. Sunday times, 19 January 2014.

 


5
The ‘trudge’ between scientific research and scientific knowledge, Vithanage, M.; Waisundara, V. Daily Mirror, 21 January 2014.

 


6
Jeewayawanasanarasayanikaawi (Chemical weapons that destroy the life), Kumarathilaka, S.M.P.R., Vithanage,M.  Vidusara, 16 April 2014

 


7
Role of fundamental research and its true worth, Vithanage, M.; Waisundara, V.Sunday times.

 


8
Darununiyangayatabili wu iparanishishtachara (Historical civilizations affected by worst droughts), Kumarathilaka, S.M.P.R.; Vithanage, M. Vidusara, 10 September 2014.

 


9
Nil LEDyenarambunuviduliviplawaya (Electronic revolution started after blue LED), Kumarathilaka,S.M.P.R.; Vithanage, M. Vidusara, 15 October 2014.

 


10
A knowledge-based economy for preventing the human capital flight, Waisundara,V.; Vithanage.M. Sunday Times, 02 November 2014.

 


11
Deshiyathwayaudesa Ray bihikalachinthanaya (Ray’s thinking for native), Kumarathilaka, S.M.P.R.; Vithanage, M. Vidusara, 26 November 2014.

 


12
Manawa kriyakarakammaginugra wu nayayaam (Increased landslide conditions through human activities). Bandara, D.M.T.U.; Vithanage, M. Vidusara, 17 December 2014.

 


13
From scientific research to scientific knowledge – the painstaking path that lies in between. Vithanage, M.; Waisundara, V.Y. The Sunday Times. 19 Jan 2014.

 


14
The ‘trudge’ between scientific research and scientific knowledge. Vithanage, M.; Waisundara, V.Y. The Daily Mirror. 21 Jan 2014.

 


15
The role of fundamental research & its true worth. Vithanage, M.; Waisundara, V.Y. Sunday Times. 9 Feb 2014.

 


16
Fostering National Development through Scientific Research.  Vithanage, M.; Waisundara, V.Y.  Sunday Times. 14 September 2014.

 


17
A Knowledge-Based Economy for Preventing the Human Capital Flight. Waisundara, V.Y.; Vithanage, M. Sunday Times. 2 November 2014.

 


News Paper Articles in year 2013

1
Nawa haritha lovakata maga kiyana jeewa anguru (Biochar for a green future) S.S. Mayakaduwa, M. Vithanage. Vidusara, 16 January 2013.

 


2
Lowa sidu u bihisunu rasayanika anathuru (World’s worst chemical accidents), S.S.R.M.D.H.R. Wijesekara, M. Vithanage. Vidusara, 13 February 2013.

 


3
Apata nuhuru lowata huru Antimony (Antimony in the environment), M. Vithanage. Vidusara, 20 March 2013.

 


4
Praba rasayanika dumaraya ha badunu ithihasagatha kedawachaka (Historical disasters of Photochemical smog), S.S.R.M.D.H.R. Wijesekara, M. Vithanage. Vidusara, 24 April 2013.

 


5
Anagata mahamaga perelikaraya; Hydrogen vahana (Future leader of the road; Hydrogen fuel cell vehicals), S.M.P.R. Kumarathilaka, M. Vithanage. Vidusara, 21 August 2013.

 


6
Kamhalwalin parisarayata wisha rasayana dravya ekathuweema walak wimata divihimiyen satan kala gehaniya (Chromium abatement in the USA) S.S. Mayakaduwa, M. Vithanage. Vidusara, 04 September 2013.

 


7
Dushitha jalaya piripahaduwa sadaha thethbim bavithaya (Application of wetlands for polluted water treatment), K.P.P. Udayagee, M. Vithanage. Vidusara, 09 October 2013.

 


8
Thakshanika lokaye meelaga harawum lakshaya, nano thakshanaya (Nanotechnology, The next turning point in the technological world), Subash Wikaramasinghe, M. Vithanage. Vidusara, 27 November 2013.

 


9
Anagata abiyogayan venuven nano anshu bawitaya (Usage of nano particles for future challenges), S.M.P.R. Kumarathilaka, M. Vithanage. Ada, 04 November 2013.

 


10
Pasa ha jalaye sulaba visha rasayana drawya (Common pollutants in water and soil), S.M.P.R. Kumarathilaka, M. Vithanage. Vidusara, 06 November 2013.

 


11
Jivithaya Jaya Ganna Artha Purna de Kivavanna, T.C.P. Thilakarathna , Mihira, , October 14, 2013. Newspaper articles

 


12
Kulasooriya, S. A. The Algal Bloom at the Ulhitiya Reservoir. The Island, 20th March, 2013.

 


13
Kulasooriya, S. A. In Sinhala: “Ulhitiya Jalashaye algie wyansnaya” Vdusara Science Magazine of 3rd April 2013.

 


14
Ramanayake, W. (2013). World Heritage site in danger with power lines coming up in nature Sanctuary.  Sunday Times newspaper (News) April 14, 2013.    http://www.sundaytimes.lk/130414/news/world-heritage-site-in-danger-with-power-lines-comingup-in-nature-sanctuary-40926.html

 


15
N.D. Subasinghe. මෙරට විදුලි අවශ්‍යතාවනට විසඳුෙ භූ තාපමෙන් විදුලිෙ Nawayugaya (2013 March) V.  57 (07) p.18-20

 


16
Ammonium nitrate ashrita lowa bihisunu anaturu (Ammonium nitrate disasters in the world), S.M.P.R. Kumarathilaka, M. Vithanage. Vidusara, 22 May 2013.

 


News Paper Articles in year 2012

1
Tilakaratne, C.T.K. and Thakshalee H. (2012) “Science imerging from our daily life”, Vijaya Newspaper, 21st August, 2012.

 


2
Tilakaratne, C.T.K. (2012). “Nano Kurumittage Yoda Shakyatha”, Vidusara Newspaper, 2nd May 2012.

 


3
Vithanage,M., Engesgaard,P. Jensen,K.H. , Obeysekera,J.,  News paper articles by Dr. M. Vithanage, Mr. S.S.R.M.D.H.R. Wijesekara, Ms. S.S. Mayakaduwa and Ms. R.M.A.U. Rajapaksha
  •  “Avathanva giya rasayanika kamhala”, Vidusara, 2012/01/04
  •  “Kanija ayana bahula Hambanthota boogatha jalaya”, Vidusara, 2012/02/15
  •  “Ninithi thakshanaye nodutu isawwak”, Vidusara, 2012/03/21
  •  “Arctic kalapaye anagathaya”, Vidusara, 2012/04/25
  •  “Paniya jalaye anagathaya-Nirlavaneekaranaya”, Vidusara, 2012/05/16
  •  “Apa leda karawana apema kasala”, Lankadeepa, 2012/06/05
  •  “Ussangoda wata gethunu mathawada saha ehi vidyathmaka pasubima”, Vidusara, 2012/06/05
  •  “Jala sampatha raka genimata pariganakaye sahaya”, Vidusara, 2012/07/11
  •  “Kasala bimen gala yana apa jalaya”, Vidusara, 2012/08/15
  •  “Kantharakaranaya”, Vidusara, 2012/10/03
  •  “Indian sagara pathla pupura yai”, Vidusara, 2012/10/31
  • “Apa jalaya piripahadu kirima sandaha kshudra ninithi loya saha loha oxide vithaya”,Vidusara,2012/11/14.

 


4
Vithanage,M., Engesgaard,P. Jensen,K.H. , Obeysekera,J., “Human tricks won’t solve monkey problem” by Wasantha Ramanayake, Sunday Times, June 10, 2012

 


5
Vithanage,M., Engesgaard,P. Jensen,K.H. , Obeysekera,J., “Now a human-monkey conflict!” by Ravi Ladduahetty, Sunday Island, 1 June, 2012.

 


6
Tilakarathna,T.C.P.K. (2012).“Noselena Potha”. National Reading Month commemorative volume National Library and documentation services board, October 2012,30-33.

 


7
Tilakarathna,T.C.P.K. (2012) .“Vidyuthmadya Hamuwe Noselena Potha”. Desathiya, October 2012, 38-39

 


8
Tilakarathna, T.C.P.K. (2012) . “How to Improve Reading Habits in Children”. Kegalle Balika Pankaja News Magazine, October 2012, 3-7.

 


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