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Uva unsettles UPFA!

Ruling alliance sees vote share in Uva plummet to 51% from 72% in 2009 UNP more than doubles its votes in the Province, claims moral victory Harin tops preferential list province wide with 173,799 votes Shashendra garners only 96,619;  to resume office as Chief Minister Tight race in Badulla District: UPFA 47% UNP 44% UNP’s [...]

Start packing your bags: UNP tells Rajapaksa regime

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Claiming a moral victory in the Uva Province, the United National Party has asked the Government to begin packing its bags after Saturday’s results proved its popularity was on the wane. Flushed with success after its first positive election in several years, the UNP challenged President Mahinda Rajapaksa to hold the presidential polls as scheduled. [...]

First Sri Port Fonseka

Ceylon Association of Ships’ Agents AGM

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The 48th Annual General Meeting of the Ceylon Association of Ships’ Agents (CASA) was held recently with External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris as the Chief Guest at the Kingsbury   – Pix by Lasantha Kumara  Read More →

The long trek from Yogiyana

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By D.C. Ranatunga On 7 March 1957, the editorial in the ‘Ceylon Observer’ commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives for instructing the Government to take down the “monstrosity” in the House premises  (where the Presidential Secretariat stands today) and replace it with a new statue worthy of the man who was depicted – Sri Lanka’s... 


‘The Phantom Awaits Your Pleasure…’

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Wondrous singing rang through the hall as I walked in to a rehearsal of the Workshop Players’ (WSP) Amateur presentation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom... 

Jagath Weerasinghe: Artistic insights

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Trekurious sat down with artist Jagath Weerasinghe to get some insight into the artist who is the host for the first Artist’s Table at the Saskia Fernando... 

‘The Terrorist’s Daughter’

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As a child Thisuri watched her mother write. Malraji Wanniarachchi is the author of several novels and short story collections. It is no surprise that... 

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