Uni students protest over supression

admin, August 30, 2014

University students staged a protest outside the Open University of Sri Lanka today agai...
Lanka's own war probe begins soon

admin, August 30, 2014

The probe on the war by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (COI) is to begin soon and ...
UN Working Group offers assistance

admin, August 30, 2014

The UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances has urged the Government to...
HRCSL for urgent action before polls

admin, August 30, 2014

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has called for urgent action from the Co...
Tense situation outside cricket venue

admin, August 30, 2014

A tense situation prevailed outside the Dambulla cricket stadium today as hundreds of peop...
Tamil Nadu demands release of boats

admin, August 30, 2014

The Tamil Nadu government has reiterated its demand for immediate release of 62 fishing bo...
Saudi, Lanka to resolve labour issues

admin, August 30, 2014

Saudi officials have announced a five-day visit to Sri Lanka in a bid to overcome "difficu...
Lankan incidents draws UN attention

admin, August 29, 2014

A UN official today noted that incidents in some countries, including Sri Lanka, clearly ...
Salem police find LTTE logo on mines

admin, August 29, 2014

Hand-grenades and land mines, unearthed from Pacha Talamalai reserve forest near Puliyur i...
Joint fishing proposal to be looked at

admin, August 29, 2014

India and Sri Lanka will look at a joint fishing proposal in an attempt to resolve the fis...

Opinion View all

Echo chamber symphonies

Echo chamber symphonies

Subramanian Swamy is the new celebrity in Sri Lanka. In the capital, he travels in tinted jeeps with a security detail, presumably because he has been a vocal…

Gazette clicks

AXE Rocks Colombo with the Biggest Blast of the Year

AXE Rocks Colombo with the Biggest Blast of the Year

AXE, the premium brandof men’s deodorant sprays,threw the biggest blast of the year on 23rd August at The Kingsbury to celebrate…

Golden Gleam 2014

Golden Gleam 2014

Golden Gleam 2014, a dinner dance organized by the Old Boys’ Union of St Peter’s College, Colombo was held recently. Old…

Surfs up at Arugambay

Surfs up at Arugambay

It was all about the sun, the sea and the sand at Arugambay from August 8-10 as Red Bull hosted…

Journalism Awards 2014

Journalism Awards 2014

The journalism awards 2014 was held at the Mount Lavinia hotel recently. Daily FT journalist Dharisha Bastians won the coveted…

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…

Music View all

Kenny G to perform in Sri Lanka in November

Kenny G to perform in Sri Lanka in November

Grammy award winning saxophonist Kenny G is scheduled to perform in Sri Lanka in November this year. His official website…

Travel View all

One millionth tourist to Lanka welcomed at Jetwing sea

One millionth tourist to Lanka welcomed at Jetwing sea

Joshua Gladstein and Sophie Nathan, a British couple were warmly welcomed as Sri Lanka’s one millionth tourist for this year – an indicator that the…

Fashion View all

Kids Parade fashion show

Kids Parade fashion show

A children’s fashion show titled Kids’ Parade organised by the Colombo Swimming Club was held recently in aid of  the Chitra Lane school For Special Children.…

Restaurant / Bar View all

Chef Kadhir adds some spice to  Chutneys

Chef Kadhir adds some spice to Chutneys

Cinnamon Grand Colombo’s Chutneys is acknowledged as Sri Lanka’s first five-star South Indian restaurant offering specialities…

Floating Market opens in Pettah

Nuga Gama – the village in the hotel

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf launches its ‘Origins’ quality promise

Art of Food at Kaema Sutra