Chinese national drowns in Dikwella

admin, July 24, 2014

A Chinese national drowned while swimming in the Dikwella seas in Matara today, the police media uni...
Champika complains about FB page

admin, July 23, 2014

Technology and Research Minister Champika Ranawaka has lodged a complaint with the Facebook Company ...
Lankan cycling team warned by cops

admin, July 23, 2014

A group of Sri Lankan Commonwealth Games athletes were stopped by police along Scotland's busiest st...
MRIA earned only Rs. 16,000 for May

admin, July 23, 2014

The Government informed Parliament today that the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) ear...
EU concerned over NGO restrictions

admin, July 23, 2014

The EU Heads of Mission and the Ambassadors of Norway and Switzerland said they were "very concerned...
UK weapons to Lanka has increased

admin, July 23, 2014

A British Parliament committee has found that weapons exports to Sri Lanka from Britain has increase...
Military denies latest land grab claims

admin, July 23, 2014

The army today denied claims it was in the process of measuring privately owned land in Jaffna to bu...
Court wants details on Sri Lanka deal

admin, July 23, 2014

The Madras High Court Bench wants to know if the Indian Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) had informed...
India to probe boat with 157 Lankans

admin, July 23, 2014

India gave Australia a bit of a breather by agreeing to investigate whether some of the 157 boat ref...
MPs express regret over July 83 riots

admin, July 23, 2014

A group of Parliamentarians from the Government and the opposition have expressed regret over the in...

Opinion View all

Changing course!

Changing course!

The Presidential proclamation came like a bolt from the blue. For one endlessly-suspended moment, the world according to the Rajapaksa administration had turned topsy-turvy. After five years of…

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Arcade opens in Colombo

Arcade opens in Colombo

The Arcade shopping complex, Sri Lanka’s trendiest and most grand shopping complex, showcasing a host of world renowned brands, was declared…

Celebrating the 4th of July

Celebrating the 4th of July

The US Embassy in Colombo celebrated Independence Day at the Hilton hotel last week. Government and opposition politicians as well…

Sri Lanka welcomes visitors from Chongqing

Sri Lanka welcomes visitors from Chongqing

Sri Lanka recently launched the first ever weekly charter flight from the Chinese city of Chongqing to Colombo. A Srilankan airlines…

Social Media Day

Social Media Day

Etisalat Lanka recently hosted Social Media Day in Colombo. Social media users both young and old attended the event. Media…

Celebrating the Queen’s birthday

Celebrating the Queen’s birthday

The British High Commissioner to Colombo, John Rankin last week hosted a reception at Westminster House to mark the birthday…

Exercising the fun way

Exercising the fun way

Pedal Pushers staged a fun cycle riding event recently where people both young and old rode their cycles along the…

Turret opens in Colombo

Turret opens in Colombo

Royal Lanka Agencies recently launched ‘Turret’, a designer store catering to the niche high-end clientele for luxury watches, gems and…

Trinity Army “Sea of Red” supporters at the Bradby

Trinity Army “Sea of Red” supporters at the Bradby

Old boys young and old, and their families gathered in numbers to the Rifle Corps Grounds in Pallekelle to collectively…

Vitavite by Mega Lifesciences

Vitavite by Mega Lifesciences

Mega Lifesciences, a ‘Thinking Organisation’ that is known for innovative quality products that essentially make people’s lives better, launched Vitavite…

V-Day parade in Matara

V-Day parade in Matara

Sri Lanka today celebrated five years since the end of the war and the defeat of the LTTE. The main…

Vesak around Sri Lanka

Vesak around Sri Lanka

Vesak was celebrated in a grand manner across Sri Lanka with pandals and dansals seen at most locations. President Mahinda…

Peter Kuruvita sizzles Sri Lanka

Peter Kuruvita sizzles Sri Lanka

Award-winning Australian chef, restaurateur and media personality Peter Kuruvita was in Sri Lanka recently to promote premium Australian food and…

Europe Day reception

Europe Day reception

Europe Day was celebrated in Colombo this week with Ambassadors and High Commissioners based in Colombo as well as politicians from…

World Youth Conference 2014

World Youth Conference 2014

The World Youth Conference 2014 was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Hambantota. Youth delegates from several countries are…

Musaeus Triathlon 2014

Musaeus Triathlon 2014

Musaeus Triathlon 2014, a classic car and PPA Parade organized by Museaus College Past Pupils Association in order to fund…

Srilankan joins ‘oneworld’ alliance

Srilankan joins ‘oneworld’ alliance

SriLankan Airlines recently became part of the ‘oneworld’ alliance offering the full range of services and benefits of the world’s…

Celebrating ‘oneworld’ at Jetwing

Celebrating ‘oneworld’ at Jetwing

Foreign journalists and Srilankan airlines staff and guests celebrated Srilankan airlines joining the ‘oneworld’ alliance at a party hosted by…

Publis launches World’s smallest recipe book

Publis launches World’s smallest recipe book

In collaboration with Chef Publis’s 77th birthday ‘The Royal Meals of The Last Kind of Sri Lanka’ the world’s smallest…

Rosyth Estate House, Kegalle relaunched

Rosyth Estate House, Kegalle relaunched

The proprietors and senior team of the Rosyth Estate House, Kegalle hosted an event in Colombo recently to brief the media and guests…

Celebrating the traditional New Year

Celebrating the traditional New Year

Sri Lanka celebrated the traditional Sinhala and Tamil New Year today. Events were held across the country to mark the…

Music View all

Pettah Interchange is back

Pettah Interchange is back

On the first weekend of August in 2014, Pettah Interchange will return for its third incarnation to give Sri Lankan…

Movies View all

I’m not sidelined in ‘Kick’: Jacqueline Fernandez

I’m not sidelined in ‘Kick’: Jacqueline Fernandez

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez agrees that “Kick” is a Salman Khan-starrer all the way, but she is also confident that she’s not sidelined in the movie…

Fashion View all

SLABA fashion show

SLABA fashion show

The Sri Lanka Apparel Brands Association (SLABA) launched its website and the event was followed by a Fashion Parade displaying the branded products of its…