President disturbed over Canada attack

admin, October 23, 2014

President Mahinda Rajapaksa says he was disturbed over the increasing number of terrorist attacks in...
Rudra seeks EU backing for Tamil issue

admin, October 23, 2014

The head of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE), Visuvanathan Rudrakumaran, has urge...
Zeid refers to Lanka probe in UN report

admin, October 23, 2014

UN High Commissioners for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has made a reference to Sri Lanka in...
Shots fired inside Canadian parliament

admin, October 22, 2014

Several shots were fired inside and outside the Canadian parliament in Ottawa, leaving at least one...
Uni students warn of several protests

admin, October 22, 2014

University students today warned that they will stage more protests following one staged yesterday w...
Pakistan nationals injured in Negombo

admin, October 22, 2014

A group of Pakistan nationals were injured following an attack by a gang in Negombo, the police medi...
TNA says genocide acts did take place

admin, October 22, 2014

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), in a special statement today, has noted that acts specified in a...
LGBTI group hails comments by Lanka

admin, October 22, 2014

A local Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual and Intersexed (LGBTI) group has welcomed a s...
UNP feels G.L is protecting Kshenuka

admin, October 22, 2014

The main opposition United National Party (UNP) today accused  External Affairs Minister, Professor...
Tamil Nadu slams Admiral Perera's visit

admin, October 22, 2014

Regional leaders in India's southern Tamil Nadu state slammed the visit of Sri Lankan navy chief, Vi...

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The story behind the story

The story behind the story

Four professionals met together in 2005 at a leading Club in Colombo and discussed a partnership over drinks, much fun and laughter.  The strategy was put in place and a ‘The…

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At the Ladies vs Musaeus Regatta

At the Ladies vs Musaeus Regatta

Our shutterbug was at the 11th Annual Ladies College vs Musaeus College Regatta at the Colombo Rowing Club yesterday and…

Awareness walk by Burhani Serendib School

Awareness walk by Burhani Serendib School

The Interact Club of Burhani Serendib School, Colombo, organised a march raising awareness for Oral Cancer, where hundreds of students…

Enjoying being fit

Enjoying being fit

Zumba Shine, a fitness event by U.S. fitness instructor Priyadharshan Ramasamy, was held at The Stables at the Park Street…

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…

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Hair Couture by Ramzi Rahaman

Hair Couture by Ramzi Rahaman

‘Hair Couture’ a fashion show extravaganza by Ramzi Rahaman, was held at the Galadari Hotel recently. The show saw some…

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Dilshan launches ‘D Pavilion Inn’

Dilshan launches ‘D Pavilion Inn’

National cricketer and former captain T.M. Dilshan opened a mini hotel at Kirulapone named ‘D Pavilion Inn’. The hotel, located at Stafford Place, Kirulapone, was declared…

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The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf reaffirms commitment in Sri Lanka

The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf reaffirms commitment in Sri Lanka

The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf reopened the top floor lounge at their flagship Maitland Crescent store in Cinnamon Gardens recently after a six month refurbishment. …