Friday Feb 28
Seeing both sides
THE end of their bitter war, nearly five years ago, has done little to unite Sri Lanka's divided communities.
Presidential Commission probing disappearances in Sri Lanka to begin hearings in the East next
Feb 27, Colombo: The Presidential Commission investigating the alleged disappearances of persons in conflict affected areas will begin its first public sittings in the Eastern part of the country in the Batticaloa District next month.
The UMCOR Hotline for February 19, 2013
The north and east provinces of Sri Lanka were the most affected regions by the tsunami disaster which stuck some ten years ago.
Sri Lanka: Veteran filmmaker Balu Mahendra passes away
Born in Batticaloa on 20 May 1939, Balu Mahendra was a 1966 batch Diploma holder in Cinematography from the prestigious Pune Film Institute of India.
Segment of outer circular highway around Sri Lankan capital to be opened next month
Feb 10, Colombo: Construction of the Kottawa to Kaduwela section of the Outer Circular Highway around Sri Lanka's capital city of Colombo from will be completed soon and the expressway will be opened for public next month.