Broken windowpanes, scattered teacups and overturned chairs were what visitors saw when they were shown the room from which General (Retired) Sarath Fonseka was forcibly removed by Military Police officers ......
Shereene Williams and Kate Costaras are both veterinary students at Nottingham University, which is where they first met and became friends.
Both of them have English mothers, but the fathers of both had their origins elsewhere – Shereene’s Dad is Sri Lankan and Kate’s is Greek.
Recording another first in the local banking sector, the Bank of Ceylon (BOC) is to diversify its operations in the United Kingdom (UK) by upgrading its London branch to a fully fledged bank aimed at using it as a platform for global banking and to attract more foreign investment to the country.
Competing in the new environment will require higher levels of competence and necessitate looking straight ahead, not constantly glancing at the rear view mirror for warm blurry feelings about what you have achieved in the past.
The biggest ever soccer show on Sri Lanka soil will be on stage from Tuesday when the final round of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup will be staged at the Sugathadasa Stadium.
Two matches will be played on February 16 with Tajikistan playing Bangladesh in the opening game at 4 p.m. and Myanmar taking on hosts Sri Lanka at 6 p.m.
It was just past 9 p.m. that night when Brigadier Wijesiri and his men set out. Accompanying him were nearly 200 armed troops from the Operations Command, Colombo led by their commander Major General Sumith Manawaduge.
The foreign exchange reserves of the country are high. The foreign remittances of Sri Lankan workers from abroad have wiped out the trade deficit to transform the current account in the balance of payments into a surplus in 2009.
He was just 10 years old when his father was felled by the bullets of an assassin way back in 1968. But his memories of his father and his mission are so vivid that he is following in his footsteps, travelling the world including Sri Lanka to promote what his father stood and fought for.
Sri Lanka's 62nd
anniversary of Independence coincided with the election of the country's sixth Executive President. Thus it was a dual celebration on February 4, when the Independence celebrations were held in Kandy, the hill capital