Miss Sri Lanka Online winner boasts Syrian dad, half Russian mom

The winner of what was billed as Sir Lanka’s first online beauty queen contest Maria Alkansas, age 21, has a mixed gene pool that...

Dinesh Chandrasena A Star Among Stars

By Easwaran Rutnam Internationally renowned Sri Lankan fashion designer Dinesh Chandrasena, who has designed clothes for Hollywood Stars like Halle Berry, Cindy Crawford and more,...

The U in Upeksha

By Easwaran Rutnam She is living her dream and her talent and skills have helped her do that, but for clothes designer Upeksha Hager nothing...

Mayadunne second runner-up in Miss International contest

Sri Lanka's Madusha Mayadunne was selected as the second runner-up in the Miss International final held in Japan today. Miss Japan won the title while Finland...

A Place To Wine, Dine And Relax

By Easwaran Rutnam Pics by Pavithra De Mello The latest restaurant to open in Colombo targeting high-end customers is Qbaa located at De Fonseka Place in...

Missy Flame: Setting the dance floor on fire

By Easwaran Rutnam   Her parents wanted her to be a pianist. But she had other ideas. Shanaki Perera, better known as Missy Flame, is without...

City Cross 2012: Fund Raising with Fun Racing

The Rotary Club of Colombo Fort will host ‘City Cross 2012’ on 13 October from the Colombo Hilton, organisers said. For the past 23 years...

World spice food festival 2012 in Battaramulla

Following the success of the World Spice Food Festival since 2005, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority has once again made arrangements to conduct the...

Seri conducts online beauty contest

Seri naturals Sri Lanka announced the launch of an online beauty contest where dazzling young women from all over Sri Lanka will be given...

Thoshan: From RP to Plan B

By Easwaran Rutnam   He was probably the most popular Radio Presenter (RP) and Video Jockey (VJ) in Sri Lanka for several years but now his...

University of Colombo gears up for Alumni Organisation AGM and felicitation ceremony

Established in 1993 with a membership of just 20, the Alumni Organisation of the University of Colombo is proud to state that over 500...

Sri Lankan in Canada creates record for most needles in the head

Mohanathas Sivanayagam marked the long weekend by sticking 2,100 acupuncture needles into his head. The 37-year-old is a father of three young boys and works...

Sri Lanka in Miss Italy finals

A girl born to Sri Lankan parents has been selected among the six finalists for the Miss Italy of the world crown in the...

Photos of Prince Harry naked leaked

Prince Harry put the crown jewels on display in Vegas this weekend ... getting BARE ASS NAKED during a game of strip billiards with...

Lankan students inaugurate SL2College conference

SL2College, the Sri Lankan volunteer-driven nonprofit organization held its first higher education conference on the 9th of August at Royal College Skills Center, Colombo...

Campaign for Sir Arthur C Clarke memorial in UK

A teenager has begun a campaign for a memorial to be built in honour of the Somerset-born science fiction writer Sir Arthur C Clarke. Sir...

Dreamcatchers at the Lionel Wendt

Dreamcatchers, an exhibition of paintings by Teruni Wikramanayake and Asela Abeywardene and sculpture by Gayan Gunasekara, will be held on 21 and 22 July...

Anderson Cooper says he’s gay, happy and proud

In a lengthy e-mail message to the Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan that was posted to the site on Monday, CNN's Anderson Cooper comes out publicly...

“Darkness into Light” – An Exhibition of Paintings by Yasmin Buckman

The artist’s  cousin Jomo Uduman shares his thoughts aboutYasmin Buckman’s 3rd solo exhibition that would be held at the Sapumal Foundation, Barnes Place, Colombo...

UK national in Lanka honored by the Queen

Michael Meyler, a British National living inSri Lanka, has been honoured by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in her Birthday Honours List for 2012,...