Thursday Mar 6
Four exotic hotels offer 'Easy Vacations' to Commercial Bank cardholders
'Easy Vacations' scheme, enabling the Bank's Credit cardholders to enjoy discounts between March and April this year.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Sri Lanka: Journalists blocked from inspecting alleged massacre site in Trincomalee
Heavy vehicles that have been brought to the locality are reportedly engaged in removing the remaining traces, informed sources further said.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
World Bank grants US$ 147 million loan to Sri Lanka to develop major cities
Mar 01, Colombo: Recognizing the Sri Lankan government's vision to develop a well-planned and connected network of cities and townships throughout the country by 2020, the World Bank has agreed to grant US$ 147 million to Sri Lanka.
Seeing both sides
THE end of their bitter war, nearly five years ago, has done little to unite Sri Lanka's divided communities.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Sri Lanka: SL military seeks to appropriate market complex at Tamil suburb of Trincomalee
Recently, the SL military has approached Mr Sirimewan Dharmasena, the land commissioner at the Eastern Provincial Department asking the latter to undertake surveying of the lands.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
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.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
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's provincial councils have no power on direct international flights, Minister clarifies
Feb 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Civil Aviation Priyankara Jayaratne stressed that the provincial councils are not empowered to take decisions on direct international air services to the country.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Japan grants Rs. 37 million for disaster risk reduction in Sri Lanka
Feb 14, Colombo: A Japanese NGO has received a Rs. 37 million grant from Japan for a capacity building project on community-based disaster risk reduction in Sri Lanka.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
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.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Sri Lankan government to set up a College of Education in the Trincomalee District
Feb 12, Colombo: The government of Sri Lanka, following a request made by the Eastern Provincial Council will set up a College of Education in the Trincomalee District to train teachers.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Sri Lanka: Tamil man arrested at age 14, sentenced to death after 22 years in Trincomalee
The young accused, Thangarajah Sivakantharajah, was detained by the Sri Lankan Police under Emergency Regulations for 12 years and was released in July 2003 on surety bail.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
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.