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Dinusha Kornakaduwa, Chief Operations Officer of busbooking.lk, had a light bulb moment while standing in a long queue for a bus. Recalling the moment...

Despite Sri Lanka upgraded to a middle income country as the per capita income increases, substantial amount of people in the country remain in...

According to the Government’s Economic Policy Statement issued in October 2016, Sri Lanka envisions achieving sustainable development by linking the country to global supply...

Department of Census and Statistics last week said that Sri Lanka’s economic growth rate for Q1 of 2017 was estimated at 3.8%. The GDP...

Fitch Ratings last week said that it expects rising domestic interest rates to hurt Sri Lankan corporates over the next 12 months. In a statement,...

Israel has shown an increasing attention on Sri Lanka over the recent years as a unique tropical destination in the Indian Ocean with great...

Duo Software (Pvt.) Ltd., a provider of Communication and Collaboration Solutions via its FaceTone application,recently signed up with Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, the...

The upcoming ‘’Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2017’’ organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will conduct a dedicated thematic session to discuss, how important...

Sri Lanka took pride of place at the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2016-2017, held recently in Bangkok, Thailand, as its leading real estate major,...

Sri Lanka has been featured for the first time in the Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2017, where the country’s ecosystem was estimated to be...

Shortly after taking a leave of absence from his role as CEO of Uber, Travis Kalanick has now resigned from the post, The New...

Lankatiles recently launched a Tile App under their brand name “LANKATILES”– one of the first comprehensive apps by a Sri Lankan tile manufacturer. The...

Sri Lanka’s plans to capitalise on high levels of investor confidence and a $1.5bn deal with the IMF to implement a much‐needed modernisation drive...

Stax Inc., a global strategy consulting firm, will host a week-long roadshow for corporates looking to explore emerging markets in areas like East Africa...

Sri Lanka’s pioneering and largest mobile money network, eZ Cash, is partnering Sri Lanka’s fastest growing commercial bank, Pan Asia Bank to top-up eZ...

Sri Lanka’s PR Wire has earned the prestigious PR World Awards® for the Single Boutique Office Category. The coveted annual PR World Awards program...

Unilever Sri Lanka recently marked the completion of its inaugural LEaD (Learn, Explore, Develop) training programme at their head office. The event saw 18 ...

The Third Lamudi Real Estate Expo that took place on the North Lawn of Taj Samudra last week turned out to be a success....

Their logic is simple. ‘You can always dream bigger’ if only you’ve got the right attitude. From Youth For All (FYFA), the brain child...

Yala National Park, a 130,000 hectare wilderness on the southeastern tip of Sri Lanka, is home to 44 varieties of mammal and 215 bird...

The days leading up to Ramadhan usually creates a question among devotees as to when the day Eid-ul Fitr would be. Eid-ul Fitr which marks...

The domestic cat is descended from wild cats that were tamed twice - in the Near East and then Egypt, according to the largest...

There is a common saying that behind every successful man there is a woman. But often we don’t talk much about her. This time...

As a young Newell’s hopeful, Messi used to hang around his buddy’s house in hope of running in to his friend’s beautiful cousin, who...

After 14 years in Sri Lanka, Annoushka Hempel will pack up house and soon be London bound again. While on the face of it...

Photo manipulation, considered skilful artwork involves transforming or altering a photograph using various methods and techniques. Nipuna Kithmal Gamage is one such skilful photographer who...

A Syrian artist has reimagined US President Donald Trump and 10 other world leaders as refugees in a series of paintings currently on display...

Despicable Me 3 Rating: PG Running time: 1h. 30min. Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure Directors: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, Eric Guillon Starring: Jenny Slate, Kristen Wiig, Steve Carell, etc. After he...

Arrow * 7.8 Running time: 42min. Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime Creators: Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg Starring: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, etc. Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen...

The People We Hate at the Wedding by Grant Ginder The People We Hate at the Wedding is the story of a less than perfect family....

Aries (Mesha): You can look forward to an increase in income, general prosperity and even honours from the state if your Dasas are favourable...

People have been using astrology to map to out everything from their personalities to what the future holds. But, can your zodiac sign tell...

Pisces: French Bulldog You’re full of surprises, dear Pisces, and the same goes for this pointy-eared pooch. He packs a huge personality into such a...

Initial Japan Open 2017 competitors have been announced on TV Tokyo website. Competitors are as follows; Team Europe: Evgenia Medvedeva, Javier Fernandez, Alina Zagitova, Tomas...

Johanna Quaas was nine-years-old when she entered her first gymnastics competition all the way back in 1934, and nearly 83 years later, the nonagenarian...

Angel Di Maria has been handed a one-year prison sentence and fined £1.76 million after admitting tax fraud. The former Manchester United winger admitted...

In 2011, when 18-year-old Veda Krishnamurthy struck a half-century on debut against a strong England team, I was not surprised. I was part of...

Ford’s fellow South African Nic Pothas, who is also Sri Lanka’s fielding coach, has been announced as interim coach. After failing to qualify for semi-finals...

When Indian fans cursed their players and burned posters in anger for losing the crucial Champions Trophy to Pakistan, cricketers of both teams were...

Luke Ronchi was born in New Zealand but raised in Australia, breaking into international cricket as a stand-in for Brad Haddin on Australia’s tour...

Former Test gloveman praises Champions Trophy winners for historic victory despite struggles back home Australian cricketing legend Adam Gilchrist has credited Pakistan’s adaptability and perseverance...

What seemed like a devastating setback has turned into a wonderful opportunity for a Tibetan women’s soccer team, and the USA’s loss can now...

The unexpected astounding victory of the Pakistan team for the first time in the Champions Trophy tournament played in England was the topic of...

Shashank Manohar, the ICC chairman, has fulfilled his promise of the governing body adopting a new constitution. The ICC revealed on Thursday that it...

Lewis Hamilton is not ruling out following former team-mate Nico Rosberg into retirement at the end of the 2017 season, claiming it would not...

What’s the best way to proceed after introducing three-time gold medallist Aly Raisman to stage? Ask her about how it felt to win Olympic...

Northern Province Chief Minister, C.V. Wigneswaran has denied reports of a rift within the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) following tensed situations in the council...

Muslims offer Gilanpasa to Buddhist monks at an Ifthar ceremony organised by Government Information Department  last week. Pic courtesy Ranga Kalansooriya (Facebook)

The Lankan Government following successful negotiations with Emirates is expecting by July that at least one Airbus A380 plane will come per week to...

President Maithripala Sirisena enjoys a musical moment with young students of the Attana Kadawela Maha Vidyalaya, Polonnaruwa. The President was the Chief Guest at the...

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