Monthly Archives: April 2013

Malay war heroes honoured by Sri Lanka Army

Malay war heroes honoured by Sri Lanka Army

      A memorial programme to commemorate the Malay War Heroes of the tri forces and police was held at the Sri Lanka Malay Club premise ‘Padang’ at Kew Road in Colombo 2 on the 30th of March. The event was held under the …

Students threaten protests during IPL matches

Students threaten protests during IPL matches

    Students owing allegiance to the ‘Students Federation for Free Eelam’ on Thursday threatened to stage agitations during the IPL matches in Chennai demanding the owner of Hyderabad Sunrisers to drop Sri Lankan players Kumar Sangakkara and Thisara Perera from the team. At least …

Sri Lanka power regulator’s subsidy calculation flawed: expert

Sri Lanka power regulator’s subsidy calculation flawed: expert

       (LBO) – The calculation of subsidies to customer categories by the power regulator was flawed, as the cost of supply to bulk users was lower than retail and domestic customers who were at the tail end of the grid, a top energy …

Packer eyes casino business in Sri Lanka

Packer eyes casino business in Sri Lanka

       Australian gambling tycoon James Packer may be lining up a bet on Sri Lanka, scouting the Indian Ocean island for potential investments as he seeks to build a global casino empire. Packer, who owns half of casino operator Crown Ltd, met with …

Sri Lanka Army preparing troops to adapt to peacetime

Sri Lanka Army preparing troops to adapt to peacetime

      The Sri Lanka Army is preparing its troops to adapt to a peacetime army similar to what was in operation before the war with Tamil Tiger terrorists broke out in 1983, and it is a daunting task, the Army Commander Lieutenant General …

Yashwant joins anti-Sri Lanka CHOGM chorus

Yashwant joins anti-Sri Lanka CHOGM chorus

     Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to skip the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka from November 15 to 17. Addressing a meeting on 3rd on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, Sinha …

Inquire Indian War Crimes In Sri Lanka

Inquire Indian War Crimes In Sri Lanka

    If India demands Sri Lanka holds a “credible investigation”. Sri Lanka must oblige India. Firstly, it must cover India’s role in creating, training, financing and supporting the LTTE as a terrorist movement and India’s war crimes committed on Sri Lankan citizens by the …

Injunction against Nishantha Ranatunga functioning as SLC Secretary

Injunction against Nishantha Ranatunga functioning as SLC Secretary

  ▶sinhala– සිංහල ▶english–         Mt.Lavinia District Court Judge Mr.Priyantha Fernando yesterday (04th) issued an injunction suspending Mr. Nishantha Ranatunga, function as SLC secretary It will also prevent  Ranatunga to seek re-election for the same post.. The court order prevents Ranatunga carrying …

A Whirlwind Culinary Tour of Sri Lanka, Where Coconut Reigns Supreme

A Whirlwind Culinary Tour of Sri Lanka, Where Coconut Reigns Supreme

       On a trip across Southeast Asia to document sustainable food practices, the team from Perennial Plate stops for some delectable treats in Sri Lanka. While Sri Lanka and India share many of the same flavors, the cuisine on this tiny island is …

Hyundai-Kia recalling vehicles

Hyundai-Kia recalling vehicles

       South Korea’s largest automaker, and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp, recalled more than 1.7 million vehicles in the U.S. from five model years for electronic defects. The frame of a 2011 Hyundai Sonata is welded by robots on the assembly line in …