UPFA is ready to face National elections

admin, September 21, 2014

The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) says it is ready to face a National election with confidence bas...
Harin tops preferential votes at Uva poll

admin, September 21, 2014

UNP Uva Provincial Council candidate Harin Fernando topped the preferential votes at the just concluded electi...
Monks protest against a Catholic statue

admin, September 21, 2014

A group of monks are protesting against an attempt by the Catholic community to place a statue by the side of ...
Seven Indians caught for violating rules

admin, September 21, 2014

Seven Indian nationals were arrested in Kalmunai, in the east, for violating local visa regulations, the polic...
Government hails Uva elections victory

admin, September 21, 2014

The Government hailed the victory it secured at the just concluded Uva Provincial Council elections saying it ...
UPFA wins in Moneragala District as well

admin, September 21, 2014

The United Peoples Alliance (UPFA) won the Uva elections in the Monaragala District as well by securing 8 sea...
UPFA scrapes through in Badulla at polls

admin, September 21, 2014

The United Peoples Alliance (UPFA) won the Badulla District at the Uva Provincial Council elections by a narro...
Vote counting underway and results out

admin, September 21, 2014

Counting of the votes in the Uva Provincial Council elections is underway and results are being released by th...
BJP tells MR to resolve issues of Tamils

admin, September 20, 2014

Two senior BJP leaders today met President Mahinda Rajapaksa and stressed that the pending issues relating to ...
High voter turnout recorded at Uva poll

admin, September 20, 2014

A high voter turnout was recorded at the Uva Provincial Council elections held today and Elections Commissione...

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Celebrating all rights for all children in Sri Lanka

Celebrating all rights for all children in Sri Lanka

At a star-studded event with cricket legend Mahela Jayawardene, singer Neela Wickramasinghe, actor Pramuditha Udayakumara, actress Pooja Umashankar and singers and accapella group Voice Print, UNICEF and its…

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Galle Dutch Hospital shopping precinct opens

Galle Dutch Hospital shopping precinct opens

The ‘Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct’, a new commercial paradise situated in the historic fortress of the renowned world heritage city…

Chinese President is Xi Jinping in Sri Lanka

Chinese President is Xi Jinping in Sri Lanka

A look back at Chinese President Xi Jinping’s historic visit to Sri Lanka during which he had talks with President Mahinda…

Japanese Prime Minister’s Sri Lanka visit

Japanese Prime Minister’s Sri Lanka visit

A look at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s one day official visit to Sri Lanka where he had talks with…

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…

Fashion View all

‘B Iconic’ makes bold catwalk debut at Odel

‘B Iconic’ makes bold catwalk debut at Odel

A bold, vibrant new brand at Odel, for the young and young at heart made its scintillating catwalk debut at…

Music View all

DJ Da Candy rocks Sri Lanka at the Green Zone launch party

DJ Da Candy rocks Sri Lanka at the Green Zone launch party

Green Zone, the newest entertainment brand to debut in Sri Lanka, was launched amidst much celebration on September 11th, 2014 at The Kingsbury. DJ Da…

Opinion View all

President speaks on UNHRC, Jayalalitha, TNA

President speaks on UNHRC, Jayalalitha, TNA

Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa faces the twin challenges of external pressure for an international probe into allegations of war crimes and internal pressure over…