• Culture
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    ‘Gimhanaye Abhimanaya’ By Sri Lankan Youth in Canada for a worthy Course

    Ridhma Cultural Troupe which is recognized and admired for its captivating dance performances presented at “Ru Sanda Rae Concert”  featuring Rookantha & Chandraleka, Sri Lanka Day Celebrations, Royal Bank Cultural Day Celebrations, Your University Multi Cultural Festival and the University of Toronto Fund Raising Dance Competition is proudly presenting “Gimhanaye Abhimanaya – Glory of Summer” […]

  • Merit Doctorate for Musician Rohana Weerasinghe

    Musician Rohana Weerasinghe was awarded with a merit Doctorate by the University of Visual and Performing Arts on 26th of August 2011. University of Visual and Performing Arts was established in 2005 replacing the former Institute of Aesthetic Studies affiliated to the University of Kelaniya . Although the UVPA is in its infantile stages as […]

  • Sri Lanka’s dwindling coral reefs

    For hundreds of years, coral reefs have been a valuable resource for the people of Sri Lanka, particularly those living along the coastal belt. Places such as Hikkaduwa, Unawatuna, Trincomalee and the Bar-Reef in Kalpitiya are home to some of the most beautiful Coral Reefs in the world. However, irresponsible mining of corals have resulted […]

  • Finance
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    Tips on investing in the booming Sri Lankan economy

    Sri Lanka’s post-war economy is booming. The peaceful environment is luring large scale investment as well as an influx of tourists from around the world, brining in the much needed foreign currency. A $1 billion sale of sovereign dollar bonds last month was more than seven times oversubscribed. According to the Central Bank the country’s […]

  • Cricket
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    Lasith Malinga takes his third ODI hattrick

    Sri Lankan fast baller Lasith Malinga took his third One Day International hattrick today against Australia team. Previously Lasith had taken two hattricks and both of them were during the world cup matches. Lasith took his first hatrick back in 2007 against South Africa team. It was a “double hattrick” as he took four wickets […]

  • Fashion
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    Hand-woven sarees gaining in popularity

    Models wearing sarees in vibrant colours, showing-off the beauty of the hand-woven saree in unique colour combinations is a common sight during fashion shows in Colombo. Today, the handloom saree is in high demand among the fashionable local community as well as expatriates and foreigners. At a recent fashion show held in Colombo, thirty five […]

  • Fashion
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    Otara to design for Swarovski

    Fashion icon and founder/CEO of Odel, Otara Gunewardene has been invited by Swarovski, the global brand in the crystal industry, to design a piece of jewellery of her choice and participate in its special edition of the ‘Swarovski Gem Visions 2012’ trend book. Otara will be contributing to this special edition under the category ‘Gem […]

  • Sri Lankan Pablo Picasso in Prison of “Welikada?”

    “Prisoners are also Humans;” this is the motto that is caved in the walls of Braisline Road, “Welikada” Prison, Sri Lanka along with the gigantic painting of a mother and an infant. The talented artist behind the “motherly love” painting is a young man, who had been jailed for drug dealing in April, 1991. This […]

  • Sangili – Latest Sinhala Movie Trailer

    “Sangili” is the latest Sinhala film by Lalith Pannipitiya which is due to start screening at the end of this year. Lalith Pannipitiya’s first film was  “Political Jokes” and “Sangili” is his second film. The film is about a girl whose life change after an unfortunate incidence. The main role of this film “Sangili” is […]

  • Finance
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    Central Bank further relaxes foreign exchange regulations

    The Central Bank (CB) on Wednesday (17) announced the further relaxation of foreign exchange regulations, which will come into immediate effect. Last November, the CB revised exchange control regulations and introduced several measures aimed at boosting investment. Among the new policy measures are – selected super markets could exchange foreign currency notes; Sri Lankan students […]

  • Huchakkuwa – Full Video

    We posted Dr. Sarath Wijesuriya’s advice to Married couples video previously (See Here). This speech at a nurses gathering was very popular among Sri lankans and they were asking for the full video. The original uploaders of this video has posted the full video and you can watch it here. We thank all the people […]

  • News
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    Vidulka Energy Efficiency Gold Award for Kandalama and Seyshelles Hotels

    In recognition of the efficient use of energy, the Heritance Kandalama and Seyshelles Hotel Pvt Ltd were presented with the Gold Award in the Hotels category at the Vidulka Awards Ceremony held at the BMICH, Colombo recently. Sri Lankan Catering won Gold in the Construction sector. Vidulka Exhibition and Energy Efficiency Awards ceremony is an […]

  • We will sue Surendra Perera – H.R.Jothipala’s Sister

    Surendra Perera’s new music album “Me Jeewanaye” with M Entertainment brought up mixed comments among the music lovers and especially among relations of Jothipala  because H.R.Jothipala’s name was not mentioned anywhere in the album. Giving an interview to a weekend news paper, Irangani Warnakulasuriya, the younger sister of Jothipala said that they will sue all […]

  • Athula Adikari and Amaya – Are They Married?

    When will Athula Adikari marry Amaya? Or are they already married? These are the latest rumors doing the rounds about popular singer and entertainer Athula Adikari. Amaya is an upcoming fashion model and her relationship with Athula was an open secret for some time now. Athula and his wife, popular singer Samitha Mudunkotuwa, are highly […]

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