Pranab hails India's ties with Sri Lanka

admin, October 25, 2014

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee says relations between India and Sri Lanka have withstood the test...
UNP is ready to back 19th Amendment

admin, October 25, 2014

The main opposition United National Party (UNP) today informed parliament it backs the proposed 19t...
Swamy to discuss boat issue with MR

admin, October 25, 2014

BJP leader and former Union Minister Subramanian Swamy has told Indian fishermen he will discuss the...
Modi is trying to meet Wigi next month

admin, October 25, 2014

Officials in Delhi are trying to work out a schedule for Sri Lanka’s northern province Chief Minis...
Charge sheet filed against Lankan spy

admin, October 24, 2014

A preliminary charge sheet has been filed by the Indian National Investigation Agency in a court in ...
Sharma to review situation in the north

admin, October 24, 2014

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma will visit Sri Lanka from 25-29 October 2014 to bri...
MR announces pay hike, consessions

admin, October 24, 2014

President Mahinda Rajapaksa announced an increase in the minimum salary of government employees to R...
UN working with Sri Lanka on concerns

admin, October 24, 2014

The United Nations (UN) says it is working with the Sri Lankan Government to address post war issues...
Cost of water supply to be cut by 10%

admin, October 24, 2014

The cost of water supplied by the National Water Supply and Drainage Board is to be reduced by 10 pe...
President maintains his firm opposition

admin, October 24, 2014

President Mahinda Rajapaksa today maintained that the Government will oppose outside intervention an...

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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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Getting ready for X-Mas

Getting ready for X-Mas

With it’s origins in Europe centuries ago, the traditional Christmas cake is today a festive food enjoyed the world over.…

Miss France shines at “Treasure Hunt”

Miss France shines at “Treasure Hunt”

Miss France for Miss World 2014, Flora Coquerel, was hosted by Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts recently at the “Treasure Hunt”…

2015 Budget presentation

2015 Budget presentation

President Mahinda Rajapaksa presented his Government’s budget for 2015 in Parliament, in which several concessions were announced for the public…

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…

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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. …