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The final battle ground: Three years on

The final battle ground: Three years on

🕔16:54, 20.Aug 2012

The scars of the final stages of the bitter war between the LTTE and the military can still be seen in areas like Mullaitivu andPuthukudiruppu. Most of it is now part of a tourist attraction. A reporter who visited the

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SLPL 2012 opening ceremony

SLPL 2012 opening ceremony

🕔21:01, 10.Aug 2012

The opening ceremony of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) 2012 held at the Sugathadasa indoor stadium in Colombo.                      

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“Evolution in concert” gives opera a new meaning

“Evolution in concert” gives opera a new meaning

🕔23:05, 3.Aug 2012

If one expected a typical opera concert at “Evolution in concert” staged at the Lionel Wendt, well then we were in for a surprise. “Evolution in concert” saw hits from the likes of Coldplay, Leona Lewis and Queen being performed on

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Lankan netball team in Australia

Lankan netball team in Australia

🕔08:58, 18.Jun 2012

The Sri Lankan netball team was in Australia to train for the upcoming Asian championships to be held in Sri Lanka. The team includes Dharshini Sivalingham, the tallest netball player in the world. The team met the Australian team and

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Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

🕔00:46, 1.Jun 2012

The British High Commission in Colombo on Thursday (May 31) celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Several Ambassadors, government and opposition parliamentarians and VIPs were among the guests.   [slideshow]    

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Bollywood in Sri Lanka for rugby sevens

Bollywood in Sri Lanka for rugby sevens

🕔09:07, 27.May 2012

Bollywood stars arrived in Sri Lanka for the Carlton Rugby Sevens. Actress Preity Zinta is seen here about to board an Air Force helicopter after landing in Sri Lanka.

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Fonseka visits Puttalam

Fonseka visits Puttalam

🕔23:51, 23.May 2012

Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka, who was released from prison this week, visited Puttalam this evening (Wednesday).  His family and UNP Parliamentarian Palitha Range Bandara were among those who accompanied him.

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Fonseka reunited with his family

Fonseka reunited with his family

🕔09:22, 22.May 2012

Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka reunites with his family after being freed from prison on a Presidential pardon. (pics courtesy AFP)

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The English are here

The English are here

🕔16:24, 13.Mar 2012

The English cricketers, in Sri Lanka for a Test series, were hosted at a reception by the British High Commissioner in Sri Lanka John Rankin (March 13, 2012). Pics by Indika Sri Aravinda

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COCA at the Colombo Art Biennale

COCA at the Colombo Art Biennale

🕔23:53, 18.Feb 2012

COCA was a fringe event at the Colombo Art Biennale and Colombo Gazette was there to catch some of the exhibits and associated events on camera.

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Chinese cultural event in Colombo

Chinese cultural event in Colombo

🕔16:24, 30.Jan 2012

Sri Lanka Tourism, along with AIESEC Sri Lanka, hosted “Ayubowan China” on the 28th of January 2012 at the Light House Galley, Colombo 01. This Chinese New Year Show aims to promote Sri Lanka as a favorable Tourist destination in China.

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Sri Lanka welcomes 2012 in style

Sri Lanka welcomes 2012 in style

🕔22:28, 2.Jan 2012

Post war Sri Lanka welcomed 2012 in style with 31st night parties being held around the country and fireworks lighting up the sky. Some of the best parties were in the capital Colombo and The Hub was there to capture

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Arugambay fashions

Arugambay fashions

🕔08:22, 23.Oct 2011

Arugambay in eastern Sri Lanka is fast becoming the best tourist destination in the country with its sun, sea and sand. The surfing destination now also has designer wear named after it. The Hub takes a look at some of

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Anarkali in the act with Nishantha

Anarkali in the act with Nishantha

🕔13:29, 29.Sep 2011

Sri Lankan actress Anarkali Akarsha and Sri Lankan politician Nishantha Muthuhettigama are acting together in a new Sinhala movie. The Hub managed to get pictures of the two during the movie shoot. Anarkali is seen n the movie trying to

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Mohombi meets his Lankan fans

Mohombi meets his Lankan fans

🕔22:37, 28.Sep 2011

Swedish singer Mohombi, who arrived in Sri Lanka for a one off concert, met his fans at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel. Mohombi is best known in Sri Lanka for his tracks ‘Coconut tree’ and ‘In your bed’  (Pics courtesy Cinnamon

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Limo luxury in Sri Lanka

Limo luxury in Sri Lanka

🕔16:02, 10.Feb 2011

Sri Lanka has now entered the Limousine industry with the launch of the first stretch Limo in the country. Prestige Limousines introduced the new limousines to Sri Lanka, the Toyota Landcruiser Prado limousine – the world’s first Toyota limousine on

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Copa 2 heats up Sri Lanka

Copa 2 heats up Sri Lanka

🕔10:06, 5.Jan 2010

Following the massive success of COPACABANA in 2008, Sri Lanka experiences COPACABANA II – HOTTER THAN EVER! at The Paradise Beach of the Mount Lavinia Hotel in 2009. On stage among the acts was AKON’s Personal DJ and DMC Champion

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