Womens Column - Lankapuvath
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Wife of the visiting Indian Army Chief, Mrs. Bharti Singh paid a visit to the Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) at Army Headquarters yesterday (06) and later visited the Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’.
On her arrival at the headquarters she was warmly received by President of the SVAB Mrs Manjulika Jayasuriya.
A multi-media presentation, depicting different humanitarian and welfare projects being carried out by the SVAB across the country for the welfare of War Heroes at present was screened enabling the visiting welfare worker from India to receive a glimpse of the SVAB services.
(Colombo, Lankapuvath April 03) – SriLankan Airlines’ lady pilots have quietly revolutionized aviation in Sri Lanka, with several international flights being carried out by all-female crews.
Captain Anusha Siriratne and Junior First Officer Madini Chandradasa were the first all-female crew, operating a flight from Colombo to Trichy and back on 1st November 2009. Each leg on an Airbus A320 aircraft took one hour.
(Colombo Lankapuvath February 24) Bigger is better. That was the message at London Fashion Week on Monday.
The collections were all about super-sizing.
Longtime favorite Nicole Farhi started the day with a collection full of oversized jackets with enlarged collars and lapels that seemed to have tripled in size. As the rain poured outside, models came down the runway in oversized wool jackets very appropriate for a cold winter day. Collars were amplified on dresses and jacket lapels.
(Colombo Lankapuvath February 02) –Ahead of her 1979 election win, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was on a protein-packed crash diet that included 28 eggs a week, according to newly released personal documents.
The diet to be followed for two weeks with an intention to shed 20 pounds (9kg), was outlined in a note found in a diary from that year.
(Colombo-Lankapuvath-September 20) The United Nations General Assembly has voted recently in order to create a powerful agency for women
This move would be considered as a breakthrough for women’s equality and rights.
An Assembly resolution called for the combination of four existing United Nations offices dealing with women’s affairs into a single body to be headed by an under secretary general.
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