Modi and Mahinda hold talks in Nepal

admin, November 26, 2014

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the S...
Maithripala to follow Gandhi, Mandela

admin, November 26, 2014

Common opposition Presidential candidate Maithripala Sirisena says he will follow the vision of gre...
Government accuses U.S. on the war

admin, November 26, 2014

The Government today accused the United States (US) Government of seeking to rescue slain LTTE lead...
Ranil for a national unity government

admin, November 26, 2014

Opposition United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has proposed forming a national u...
Zeid again seeks Sri Lanka's support

admin, November 26, 2014

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR) Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has urged the Sri ...
Tissa tells UNP members back Maithri

admin, November 26, 2014

Opposition United National Party (UNP) General Secretary Tissa Attanayake, today urged UNP members t...
President says terrorism a challenge

admin, November 26, 2014

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is in Nepal for the 18th SAARC Summit, says terrorism is still a fu...
Vanni UPFA MP Farook joins the UNP

admin, November 26, 2014

Vanni District United People's Alliance (UPFA) MP Hunais Farook today joined the opposition United N...
Tamil Nadu Congress is against MR

admin, November 26, 2014

The Indian Government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi should work to ensure the defeat of Preside...
UN rapporteur accuses BBS in report

admin, November 25, 2014

The UN special rapporteur on minority issues, Ms Rita Izsák, has accused the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) o...


Opinion View all

Let the games begin…

Let the games begin…

At the stroke of the midnight hour’ on 20 November, President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who turned 69 years old on Tuesday was tipped to finally rubber-stamp and reveal the…

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The Barnesbury Halloween Carnival

The Barnesbury Halloween Carnival

The Barnesbury hosted Colombo’s only family-friendly Halloween Carnival this past weekend with much fanfare. The courtyard of the The Barnesbury…

Janaka rocks the show

Janaka rocks the show

The Galadari hotel was the focus of all attention recently as ‘It’s Nov or Never’ saw Janaka pay tribute to…

Lester by Lester – as told to Kumar de Silva

Lester by Lester – as told to Kumar de Silva

The Embassy of France and the Alliance Francaise de KOTTE recently hosted the launch of the Sinhala translation of ‘Lester…

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…

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Envoy ‘Concept 2015’ by Fouzul Hameed

Envoy ‘Concept 2015’ by Fouzul Hameed

The Envoy ‘Concept 2015’ show by FH studio recently took the stage by storm for the second consecutive year at…

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Sri Lanka’s first glass fronted lap pool at Una

Sri Lanka’s first glass fronted lap pool at Una

Sri Lanka’s first glass fronted lap pool was declared open at the Calamander Unawatuna Beach, also known as the Unawatuna Beach Resort (UBR) recently. Spanning…

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British TV wins big at Emmy Awards

British TV wins big at Emmy Awards

Britain led at the International Emmy Awards, with three trophies going to British television series at the ceremony honoring the best TV programming outside the…