“THE MAGIC OF MEDJUGORJE” – by Des Kelly Something entirely different, but magical, at the same time. Mary, the Virginal Mother of Jesus Christ, or God in the 2nd part, of the Holy Trinity of the Roman Catholic Religion, has always been one of the closest liaisons between us and Jesus, the Son of God, who is duly worshipped by billions of Catholics around the World. The Virgin Mary has been performing miracles  for as long as I can remember, and I have just celebrated my 85th birthday.  People who read this magnificent post must remember that it was Mary who requested her Son Jesus to change some water into wine, at a function that ran short of the latter, and HE did because SHE was his Mother, of course.  People must also remember that true Catholics only worship ONE GOD. We REVERE the Virgin Mary and other Saints, and ...

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A most beautiful story, proving that animals are akin to humans, in so many ways. If a friendship happens between them, it doesn’t really matter how different their individual lifestyles are, the bond that is thereby created between them has to be seen, to be believed. Thank you, Charles Schokman, for this wonderful video which will possibly bring tears to the eyes of animal-lovers around the World, via e’Lanka, in addition, of course. Folks, please read, watch, and enjoy these “Friends Forever”.           Desmond Kelly.(Editor-in-Chief) e’Lanka FRIENDSHIP After losing his parents, this 3 year old orangutan was so depressed he wouldn’t eat and didn’t respond to any medical treatments. The veterinarians thought he would surely die from sadness. The zoo keepers found an old sick dog on the grounds in the park at the zoo where the orangutan lived and took the dog to the animal ...

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Pfizer and AstraZeneca are winners of vaccines, But Pfizer vaccine offers longer-term protection-by Dr Harold Gunatillake Both prevent hospitalization of cases who contract the Delta variant, being vaccinated with either vaccine- prior. Total number of COVID-19 cases passes 181 million and more than 3.9 million deaths. Covid-19 has now been reported on every continent. COVID-19 is a respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Currently, there are 127 candidate vaccines. Today, there are 37 candidate vaccines in stage 3 clinical trials. So far, 19 vaccines have been authorized across several countries. Both Pfizer and AstraZeneca are winners when there are so many other candidate vaccines? There is more evidence that Pfizer vaccine offers longer-term protection. Currently, the thought in Australia is that people under the age of 60 should preferentially get Pfizer, In the UK people under the age of 40 are advised to get Pfizer. Atagi comprises independent infectious ...

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Situated about nine kilometers from Nuwara Eliya town, Sandatenna (translated as Moon Plains) is an epitome of pristine beauty in the Central Highlands. Pidurutalagala, Horton Plains National Park and Hakgala Botanical Gardens are the most visited sites in Nuwara Eliya, whereas Moon Plains is a site rarely visited by the majority of tourists. Yet, it is an ideal site for those who like to admire spectacular vistas and capture the aura of magical splendor. This is an ideal place for nature enthusiasts as well as average tourists as the view from the summit of Moon Plains is similar to an epic scene, a place described in fairy tales.  A magnificent platform has been constructed at the summit. Hence, visitors can see breathtaking vistas of the surroundings as well as the valley below. According to some foreign tourists, standing on the summit is similar to being on top of the world ...

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