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Jan 30, 2015 1:30:51 PM - www.ft.lk
If there is one hotel that can boast about being part of pre-independence and post-independence Sri Lanka, it is none other than the Mount Lavinia Hotel. Built by one of the British Governors in Ceylon, Sir Thomas Maitland, it was within the same halls of this building that the Kandyan intrigue with the involvement of ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:47 PM - www.ft.lk
Reuters: European Union foreign ministers extended existing sanctions against Russia on Thursday, holding off on tighter economic measures for now but winning the support of the new left-leaning government of Greece, whose position had been in doubt. The ministers agreed to extend until September travel bans and asset freezes imposed last year that had been ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:41 PM - www.ft.lk
 Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Hilton Colombo Residences for the best deals in town Hilton Colombo Residences today unveiled its plans for Valentine’s Day this year with three exciting promotions. The main promotion for Valentine’s Day would be ‘Your Valentine Dines For Free’; featuring a sumptuous international dinner at Verandah Bistro specially crafted by renowned Executive ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:40 PM - www.ft.lk
“In 1945 His Majesty’s Government affirmed their willingness to cooperate with the people of Ceylon in their advance to Dominion Status and expressed the hope that within a comparatively short space of time such a status would be evolved.” This was how the British Government’s announcement about the granting of independence to this country began. ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:39 PM - www.ft.lk
COLOMBO (Reuters): Shares fell 2.89% to a more than two-month low on Friday, their biggest fall since February 2011, led by blue chips on concerns over future earnings after the Government imposed a retrospective 25% ‘super gain tax’ in its supplementary budget. Sri Lanka’s new Government on Thursday announced a Budget that imposed new taxes ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:37 PM - www.ft.lk
Many believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Scrumptious goodies to go with your warm cup of coffee or tea. Who can say no to that? Looking for your favourite meal of the day served throughout the day? Here’s a list of a few restaurants/cafes that serve all-day breakfasts.   Charcoal Gallery ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:36 PM - www.ft.lk
Named a top insurer in the Marine category Janashakthi excelled at the recently-held Global Commerce Excellence Awards, winning an award in the Services sector at a glittering ceremony held at the Galadari Hotel. Janashakthi was also named one of the best international trade performers in the Marine Insurance category, a significant achievement given the fierce ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:34 PM - www.ft.lk
Etisalat Lanka, the only network in Sri Lanka to complete 25 years in the mobile telecommunications sector, introduced a promotional scheme to reward their loyal customer base of 4.5 million connected to the 072 network. Etisalat began 2015 by rewarding the first two batches of winners from the 25 year anniversary promotion, marking its dominant ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:33 PM - www.ft.lk
Originating from ancient Indian philosophy, yoga has been in existence for centuries. It is a mind and body practice whereby a combination of physical postures, breathing techniques and meditation contributes to the healing or general well-being of a person. There are numerous styles of yoga and among them is ‘Kundalini yoga’ which is considered the ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:32 PM - www.ft.lk
By Amantha Perera IRIN: Less than three weeks since Sri Lanka voted in a new President, rights activists and other NGOs say there are already encouraging signs that they may have more freedom to work under the new administration, including in the former conflict zone in the north. Six days after the 8 January election, ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:31 PM - www.ft.lk
MUMBAI (Reuters): Banned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has received an early reprieve for a return to domestic cricket following his cooperation with anti-corruption (ACSU) officials, the International Cricket Council said on Thursday. Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Amir were all banned for spot-fixing during Pakistan’s tour of England in 2010, particularly ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:30 PM - www.ft.lk
‘Our BPAs can give 15% value addition!’: ESCAP’s Dr. Ratnayake ‘Here’s warmly welcoming you!’: Rishard ‘Don’t drop ‘hubs’ just yet’: Dr. Ratnayake In the promotion of Sri Lanka’s exports, the country can leverage the Business Process Analysis by no less than a top UN agency – and the most comprehensive of the United Nations five ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:30 PM - www.ft.lk
Clogard is a trusted proven oral care brand in the country helping families with oral care and preventing cavity formation. As a flagship toothpaste brand of Hemas Manufacturing, Clogard proudly pioneers focused initiatives towards making Sri Lanka cavity free. One such unique campaign recently concluded on a successful note strived towards improving families’ consciousness on ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:28 PM - www.ft.lk
BARCELONA (Reuters): Neymar struck twice as Barcelona came from behind to seal a 3-2 victory over nine-man Atletico Madrid and reach the King’s Cup semi-finals 4-2 on aggregate on Wednesday. Fernando Torres put Atletico ahead inside the first minute with a precise strike from the edge of the area but Barca have clicked into form ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:27 PM - www.ft.lk
The Baby & You exhibition will be held at the BMICH on 30, 31 January and 1 February. Items for babies and mothers including soft toys, sanitary equipment and clothing will be available  
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:25 PM - www.ft.lk
Award winning popular restaurant chain The Manhattan Fish Market Sri Lanka introduces an all-new lunch deal teamed with its recently-launched sauces. Each of the tantalising sauces which can be selected is served over a sumptuous grilled Dory accompanied by delicious garlic herb rice, a fizzy drink and ice cream. The fin-tastic offer is available for ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:24 PM - www.ft.lk
Following judicial ‘reset’, country’s most senior judge entrusted to lead Supreme Court President’s Office calls Sripavan 44th Chief Justice of Sri Lanka Controversial Mohan Pieris’ tenure erased from judicial history Kanagasabapathy Sripavan, the country’s most senior Judge was sworn in as the 44th legitimate Chief Justice of the Republic yesterday, marking the end of a ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:22 PM - www.ft.lk
I had the good fortune of being invited by Mahoora Tented Safari Camps to visit them at their Uda Walawe camp site recently. I had not seen their operations after they were forced to relocate their campsites outside the park about two years ago. The camp site is situated about 35 kms from the park, ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:22 PM - www.ft.lk
The Inter-International Badminton Tournament, organised by Gateway College Colombo, was held recently. Lyceum Wattala beat OKI International School 2-1 and won the Under 13 Girls’ Championship and in the Under 17 Boys’ category Lyceum Wattala won the championship against Royal Institute Colombo with a 3-0 win.
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:21 PM - www.ft.lk
The Sri Lankan Government has received encouragement from the United Nations to cooperate on an ongoing investigation into its human rights record in what will be a crucial test of reconciliation overtures by the new Government. President Maithripala Sirisena’s senior advisor on foreign affairs, Jayantha Dhanapala met the High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:20 PM - www.ft.lk
Unilever’s most trusted baby care brand, Pears will bring ‘Pears Happy Town’ to the Pears Baby & You exhibition which will be held from 30 January to 1 February at the BMICH. Pears Happy Town will feature a variety of fun stops for the kids like the Pears Royal Palace, Pears Hospital and Pears Restaurant, ...
Jan 30, 2015 1:30:19 PM - www.ft.lk
The Director General of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard Rear Admiral S.S. Ranasinghe paid a courtesy call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence BMUD Basnayake yesterday. A cordial discussion was held between the two officials during the meeting. Rear Admiral Ranasinghe presented a memento to Basnayake to mark the occasion
Jan 30, 2015 7:30:43 AM - LBO.com
Sri Lanka’s JKH to continue the Waterfront property project
Jan 30, 2015 2:01:30 AM - LBO.com
Sri Lanka cuts taxes on cars with less than 1,000 cc: hybrids tax revised
Jan 30, 2015 12:55:30 AM - LBO.com
Sri Lanka’s Customs to work round-the-clock: Finance Minister
Jan 30, 2015 12:55:30 AM - LBO.com
Sri Lanka’s government taxed individual car importers
Jan 29, 2015 2:40:50 PM - www.ft.lk
CJ 43 says her fight was battle for judicial independence, integrity On her final day on the bench of the Supreme Court, 24 hours after her reinstatement as lawful Chief Justice of Sri Lanka, Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake speaks out for the first time on the ‘turmoil and peril’ of the past two years since her ...
Jan 29, 2015 2:38:37 PM - www.ft.lk
Attorney-at-Law and rebellious head of Sri Lanka’s unofficial Bar, Upul Jayasuriya, calls on Shirani Bandaranayake to accept responsibility for the introduction of the 18th Amendment, salutes her courage and bids her a poignant farewell at her last ceremonial sitting     My lady the Chief Justice and other Judges of the Supreme Court, President Court ...
Jan 29, 2015 2:36:39 PM - www.ft.lk
Reuters: Rupee forwards ended weaker on Thursday due to importer dollar demand despite moral suasion by the Central Bank, while exporters awaited direction from a supplementary Budget, dealers said. Currency dealers said the rupee may depreciate because of an expected increase in consumption after a raft of tax reductions on key commodities in the Budget. ...
Jan 29, 2015 2:35:46 PM - www.ft.lk
‘Who do you live for?’ will be the emotive theme of this year’s Life Insurance Week (LIW) programme to be conducted on a national scale by life insurance leader Ceylinco life, for the 8th consecutive year. More than 4000 insurance sales professionals will be deployed in all districts of the country from 11th to 17th ...
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