By Samanthi Weerasekera A new logo was introduced to mark the centenary of the Office of the Assistant High Commissioner of India in Kandy recently. A commemorative plaque was unveiled at the Mahaweli Reach Hotel in Kandy to mark the centenary of the Indian Assistant High Commissioner’s Office in the hill capital. This office in Kandy was established in 1923 […]
Sri Lanka Insurance – instated two Agency Business Development Centers (ABDC) in the North Region on the 28th of April 2023. The Puthukkudiyiruppu ABDC is located opposite Puthukkudiyiruppu Post Office, Paranthan Mullai Road, Puthukkudiyiruppu East, Mullaitiuv while the Kodikamam ABDC is located opposite the Railway Station, 1st floor, A9 Road, Kodikamam. The occasion was graced […]
Josh Tongue’s five-wicket haul on Test debut put his name on the Lord’s honours board and the hosts on the brink of victory and Zak Crawley struck three fours off the first four balls of the innings to overhaul the 11-run target. Brief scores: England 524 for 4 dec (Pope 205, Duckett 182, Crawley 56, […]
Thaala Bentota, formerly known as Avani Bentota, proudly unveils its rebranding, marking a new era of excellence in Sri Lankan hospitality. This momentous occasion celebrates the transformation of a cherished destination into a haven where rhythm, nature, and luxury intertwine to create an unforgettable experience. This exciting transformation brings forth a fresh creative philosophy while […...
SLT-MOBITEL unveiled its technologically advanced, high tech Operational green Headquarters, first in the history of SLT, located at Welikada, Colombo recently. Designed with state-of-the-art aesthetics and advance technology, the building features cutting-edge amenities including 5G zone, Rainwater harvesting, green energy, power and cooling systems, wastewater treatment, energy rated glass facad...
Presenting a ‘case study’ at the recent Global Dubai Tea Forum held in the UAE, Dr. Thusitha Bandara, Director – Low Country Operations, Sustainability and Research & Development, Bogawantalawa Tea Estates PLC, addressed various issues related to the ‘sustainability of the tea industry’ and how it was handled at estates belonging to Bogawantalawa. It was […]
Darley Butler & Company launched “Amritha Bathi Gee Pudasara” for the promotion of Sri Lankan Bodu Bathi song literature recently at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute in Colombo. Under the initiative of the chief incumbent of Atamasthana and Sanghanayake of Nuwara Kalaviya Ven Pallegama Hemarathana with the guidance of Prof. Pathegama Gnanissara Thero and Prof. […]
David Pieris Motor Company (Private) Limited (DPMC) announced the launch of the brand-new Bajaj Discover 125 with local value addition under the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the Automobile Manufacturing/ Assembling Industry and Automobile Component Manufacturing Industry in Sri Lanka introduced by the Ministry of Industries and the government. The improved Discover 125 is equipped with m...
Max Verstappen set the pace in a first practice session that gave little insight into the true competitive picture at the Spanish Grand Prix.The world champion was a massive 0.768 seconds quicker than team-mate Sergio Perez, who trails the Dutchman by 39 points in the championship. Alpine’s Esteban Ocon and Pierre Gasly were third and […]
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the Prime Minister and the people of India following the tragic multiple-train collision in Odisha state, which resulted in a significant loss of lives and numerous injuries.
Recent reports have revealed that Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) (AASL), responsible for the management of the airports in Sri Lanka, recorded a total profit of Rs. 27,647 million for the year 2022.
It has been reported that the wife and children of self-styled prophet Pastor Jerome Fernando, who was recently in hot water over several controversial statements that were made during a sermon of his, have arrived in Sri Lanka.
During his address at the ‘2023/2024 National Law Conference’ held at the Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya, President Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the majority of the population, including the youth lacked trust in elections and politics . The President further emphasized that while the re-establishment of law and order, as well as political and economic stability, […]
Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena called on King Majabijayalgkon and the Queen Consort at the Royal Palace in Bangkok on Friday (02). The King referred to the long-standing Buddhist ties between the two countries and said that fond memories of his visit to Dalada Maligawa in Kandy 30 years ago when he was the Crown Prince […]
At least 261 people have been killed and 650 injured in a crash involving three trains in India’s eastern Odisha state, officials say. One passenger train derailed and its coaches fell on to the adjacent track where they were struck by an incoming train on Friday evening. A freight train was stationary. The rescue operation […]
President Ranil Wickremesinghe in his Poson message urged everyone to commit to safeguard Buddhism and preserve the invaluable Buddhist heritage gifted to us by the arrival of Arahat Mahinda Thera in our land. He said that Poson Poya Day is of the highest significance to Sri Lankan Buddhists as it marks the historic arrival of […]