Galle will wake up to the beats of music from all over the island when the port city hosts the third edition of the Galle Music Festival on March 15 (Saturday). According to a press release issued by its organizers, the event has been made possible by Sevalanka Foundation, Rikskoncerten, Aru Sri Art Theater and Royal Norwegian Embassy.
The chairperson of Mother Lanka (CML) and the Sri Lanka Tea Board, Janaki kuruppu has been awarded the outstanding woman leadership award for 2014 at Women Leadership Congress held in Mumbai India on February 14, 2014. Besides Kuruppu, awards were given to women from Kenya, Myanmar, Afganistan and India as well.
International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is the world championship in mathematics for students under the age of 20. It is held annually with the participation of 500 students representing 100 countries. Sri Lankan Mathematics Competition (SLMC) is the first stage of the Sri Lankan Mathematical Olympiad from a team of six students is selected to represent Sri Lanka at the IMO. In addition to
The Olive Group of Royal College old boys will hold its annual get-together on Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Dutch Burgher Union. This will be the 49th consecutive event of the Group, usually held during the Royal-Thomian cricket match.
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The famous Westaphilain notion of sovereignty established in 1648 after 30-year-old war in the Holy Roman Empire, Austria, Spain, France, Sweden and the Dutch Republic but at different stages was joined by other nations like Denmark, Poland and even the Ottamans. The war ignited with a stern opposition to the absolute
Nilendra Abeykoon, a resident of Welisara, Ragama, is in need of an ‘O’ Positive Kidney. According to the medical records of Abeykoon, the transplant of the kidney has to be done immediately. His wife Lishani Perera makes an appeal to the public in search of a donor who can give her husband a kidney.
Friday 31 was the 11th death anniversary of TRR Rajan, Kandy’s versatile sportsman, sports benefactor, philanthropist, a great Rotarian who kept the Kandy Rotary Club alive and active and above all a gentleman who died without any sufferings on January 31, 2003
Fostering entrepreneurship and innovation will be a key driver in our quest to make Sri Lanka a middle-income country .The SLASSCOM Thought Leadership Forum on ‘Entrepreneurs and Innovators: For the future economic growth of Sri Lanka will examine the role of entrepreneurs and innovators in the future economic growth of the country. It will examine the concept of innovation,
The International Center for Ethnic Studies (ICES) in association with Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC-UK) invites you to a lecture and discussion which will be held at the ICES Auditorium,2, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8 on February 6(Thursday) at 4 to 6pm.
Kala Pola 2014 - Sri Lanka’s annual open-air art fair will take place on January 26,(Sunday) 2014 at 5pm along the Nelum Pokuna Mawatha in Colombo 7. The Chief Guest at the official ceremony will be Jong-moon Choi, the South Korean Ambassador to Sri Lanka. Presented by The George Keyt Foundation and the John Keells Group,
A 22-member student delegation of Pakistan National College of Arts, which is on a goodwill visit to Sri Lanka from January 23 to February 1, 2014, visited the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka. While, welcoming the delegation, the High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Major Gen (R) Qasim Qureshi highlighted that Pakistan has a dynamic and
Sri Lankan Fisheries Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne (right) is in discussion with Indian Minister of External Affairs Salman Kurshid. Minister Senaratne was in India last week to speak of the plight of fishermen who were caught by coast guards of both countries. The discussions resulted in exchange over 50 arrested fishermen from both countries
Kingswood College was founded by L. E. Blaze on May 4, 1891. It is one of the oldest schools in the Hill Capital, which is well-known for its both academic and athletic achievements. The more important contribution of Kingswood has been in the moulding of the character of young men. The other great tradition of Kingswood, apart from producing gentlemen, is the
The certificate awarding ceremony of the Free English Educational Training Institute for Bhikkus of Mohan Lal Grero Foundation was held recently. The founder and Deputy Minster of Education Mohan Lal Grero comes forward to help the Buddhist monks to develop their English knowledge and Buddhism. The most Ven Kotugoda Dhammawasa Thera and Ven Dr.Medagoda Abhayatissa Thera graced the occasion as
Mrs Nilushi Nalika, 32 years of age, of Lindagahawatte, Kotapola is suffering from Atrial Septal Defect, a heart condition. Dr. Namal Wijesinghe, Interventional Cardiologist has agreed to perform a Device Closure of Atrial Septal Defect at the Asiri Hospital which
On a request made by the Thilanga Sumathipala Foundation and the Principal of Anuruddha Balika , Dematagoda, the students of Keimyung University South Korea donated an aesthetic room to the pupils of the school and it was constructed by the university students themselves.
An awareness seminar for the electricity consumers will be conducted by Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) in association with the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka on January 29,(Wednesday)2014 from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm at the Chamber Auditorium, 450, DR Wijewardene Mawatha, Colombo – 10.
Having celebrated two decades of rewarding literary excellence in 2013, yet another cycle of judging and rewarding outstanding literary creativity in Sri Lankan writing in English has begun. Entries for the 2013 Gratiaen Prize, in affiliation with Standard Chartered Bank, Sri Lanka, closed on December 31, 2013. This year, as in previous years, a large number of submissions were received and the judging process
The first copy of the book titled Roadmap to Criminal Investigations was presented to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees recently.
Dr MAJ Mendis, former government analyst and forensic scientist, in his Roadmap, deals with all aspects of modern forensic science.
Kala Pola 2014 - Sri Lanka’s annual Art Fair - unveils in Colombo on January 26, 2014. It will open at 8.00 am until 10 pm.
Kala Pola has undoubtedly grown into a rich cultural event over the past two decades and is today a much-awaited event in Colombo’s annual cultural calendar.
The Lotan Asia (PTE) Ltd donated 150,000 rupees with other sponsors -Commercial Bank, SN Micro Credit (Pvt)Ltd, Lakbima Newspaper, Stafford Motors to the World children’s Day program organized by the Ambalangoda Municipal Council together with Lions Club District 306 A/1 . The program consists of Kathuru Onchilla , Merrigo rounds , Upul mama’s Program, etc.
Alumni Association of University of Colombo, Faculty of Graduate Studies (Alumni FGS) was formed and the first executive committee was elected at the inaugural annual general meeting held recently at the University of Colombo. This is a historic moment for the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) of University of Colombo as it is the first time an alumni was
Mahasamayama; the opera produced and directed by Prof Ariyarathne Athugala will be staged on January 12, 2014 at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theater at 6.30pm.
The Mahasamayama woven around ancient Sri Lankan and Indian mythology and folklore based on an ancient traditional legend.