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YuppTV forays into Sri Lankan market via Sirasa and Shakthi TV

/ Friday, 8 May 2015 20:34

MUMBAI: Focusing on providing international content to subscribers and expanding its network in markets around the world, YuppTV has launched premium ...


The Annasi and Kadalagotu Lit Festival: A tasty treat

/ Friday, 8 May 2015 20:33

Walking in through the gates of the Aesthetic Resort on Stanley Wijesundera Mawatha on 25 April, the literature lover of Colombo was m...


British Council announces Shakespeare Lives

/ Friday, 8 May 2015 20:01

Biggest-ever global celebration of Shakespeare will take place in 2015/16   The British Council recently announced Shakespeare Liv...


zoOm launches in Sri Lanka with Dialog Television

/ Friday, 8 May 2015 20:00

  zoOm – the popular Hindi entertainment channel for all things Bollywood – announced its entry into Sri Lanka.  Sri Lankan...


Gratiaen Trust announcement of shortlist and Panel of Judges on Monday

/ Friday, 8 May 2015 19:59

2014 Gratiaen Prize and H.A.I. Goonetileke Prize for Translation The much-anticipated shortlist announcement for the 2014 Gratiaen Prize will take ...


Novel Mother’s Day experiences at Cinnamon Hotels in the city

/ Friday, 8 May 2015 19:28

  This Mother’s Day, celebrate and reward superstar moms, be they homemakers or working mothers.  Cinnamon Hotels in the city...


Shakespeare drama workshop for 10 to 13 year old kids

/ Friday, 1 August 2014 00:00

At Russian Centre, Colombo A drama workshop introducing Shakespeare to 10 to 13 year old students will be held at the Russian Centre auditorium ...


Pettah Interchange tomorrow

/ Friday, 1 August 2014 00:00

On the first weekend of August in 2014, Pettah Interchange will return for its third incarnation to give Sri Lankan audiences a taste of the German su...


Lady Ridgeway Child Psychiatry Unit: First-of-its-kind in Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 25 July 2014 00:05

A project funded by SriLankan Cares Trust By Fathima Riznaz Hafi The first multi-disciplinary in-patient Child Psychiatry Unit in Sri Lanka, ma...


GSK seeks approval for world’s first malaria vaccine

/ Friday, 25 July 2014 00:00

RTS,S vaccine designed for babies, children Mosquito-borne malaria kills over 600,000 people a year British drugmaker pledges to make shot aff...


Galadari Hotel’s creative Chef Rohana

/ Friday, 25 July 2014 00:00

The Galadari Hotel is proud to showcase and recognise creativity at every level. Chef Rohana de Silva who represents the hotel’s Cold Kitchen works ...


Swiss Chef to enhance upcoming Swiss Food Festival at MLH

/ Friday, 25 July 2014 00:00

Swiss people love good food, music and wine. Savouring the world famous Swiss cheeses is considered an everlasting memory. The Mount Lavinia Hotel is ...


Sweet indulgence at The Manhattan Fish Market

/ Friday, 25 July 2014 00:00

It’s a sweet season at The Manhattan Fish Market as the award winning restaurant launches its ‘Apple and Banana Crepe’ along an extravagant ‘O...


The Lattice at Taj: Best rendezvous

/ Friday, 25 July 2014 00:00

The intricately carved lattice work has inspired the name of the lobby lounge – The Lattice situated at the Taj Samudra, Colombo. The ambience creat...


Subway is here!

/ Friday, 25 July 2014 00:00

The Subway restaurant chain, the largest submarine sandwich chain with a presence of over 42,000 restaurants in 107 countries, launched its debut outl...


Harcourts clarifies CAA raid, alleges witch hunt

/ Tuesday, 1 July 2014 02:05

By Malik Gunatilleke Harcourts Ltd. last week said that the recent media criticism as well as the attack on one of its stores in Dehiwala was a resul...


Dialog presents next evolution of donor management system to blood bank

/ Tuesday, 1 July 2014 02:03

Sri Lanka’s premier telecom service provider, Dialog Axiata PLC, enhanced its award-winning ‘SMS-Blood’ platform, which was presented to the Hea...


Global bank profits hit $ 920 b as Chinese lenders boom

/ Tuesday, 1 July 2014 01:45

REUTERS: China’s top banks accounted for almost one-third of a record $ 920 billion of profits made by the world’s top 1,000 banks last year, show...


No more US travel for BBS monk

/ Tuesday, 1 July 2014 01:43

 Gnanasara Thero receives phone call from US Embassy notifying of visa cancellation US State Dept. says monk is no longer permitted to travel o...


June inflation reaches 28-month low of 2.8%; single digit now for 65th month

/ Tuesday, 1 July 2014 01:40

Inflation in June has reached a 28-month low of 2.8% whilst the country has succeeded to maintain annual average inflation at single digit level for t...


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SL can’t sit on the sidelines; we must join the race for trade and jobs

29 July 2016

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe speaking recently in Singapore     The Prime Minister’s move to fast-track the FTAs with Singapore and China and a revised ETCA is a good move. He knows we cannot...


Jaffna University – When entitlement is rejected

29 July 2016

On 16 July, a clash happened between students at Jaffna University over the inclusion of Sinhalese cultural spectacles in the welcome event. Below is a brief of the events but a more in-depth report of the goings-on can be found on DBS Jeyaraj&rsq...


The New Republic: Making it or Faking it?

29 July 2016

A week and more ago, those of us who remembered celebrated humanity’s greatest adventure yet: our first (manned spacecraft) moon landing on 20 July 1969. And yet a significant segment of web-crawlers still believes that the whole operation w...


The Development (Special Provisions) Bill and the Coalition Government

28 July 2016

“The proposal made by Hon. Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs, to publish the Sri Lanka Sustainable Development Bill in a gazette and present the same in Parliament...


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