Her life is the stuff of fairy tales. Born and brought up in Japan, she met someone from a faraway land at a railway station, fell in love and married. She bade goodbye to everything she was familiar with in Japan and embraced the culture and customs of her husband’s home country -- Sri Lanka.
The Commerce Department is preparing a comprehensive document on the proposed Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and Sri Lanka, which has drawn the ire of local industrialists and service providers, and will soon make it available to the public.
Surrounded by a forbidding wall, watchtowers, and deadly buffer zones, I entered with a hard-to-obtain visa at the Erez crossing - iron gates, an interrogation by bored young immigration officers and scanners. On the other side is a kilometer-long caged walkway that leads into this part of Palestine, trapped between Israel, Egypt, the Mediterranean, and the general indifference of the international community.
ICBT students studying for Middlesex programmes in Sri Lanka have received excellent results according to recently released results from UK.
Eight students studying at ICBT Campus for BSc Information Technology programme have obtained First Class Honours Degrees from Middlesex University of UK.
Every dawn with the crackle of the first crow a feeling that flashes across the minds of cricket lovers especially in the Indian sub continent is – “Oh! It’s another day getting closer to the next Cricket World Cup”.
A new media outlet has spilt the beans about the conduct of the US-led war in Afghanistan. Not that it was breaking news as such; for regular news agencies and newspapers have irregularly been carrying news of indiscriminate killings, torture, drone attacks ......
"Sir mama deshapalanayen samuganna yanawa. Mama theeranayak gannawa adha," (Sir, I am going to say farewell to politics. I will make a decision today), the caller said. Jayasuriya, who had been speaking to him almost every day in the past weeks, even meeting him once, offered advice.
With the dawn of the month of August, the focus shifts from deep-south Sri Lanka to the central hills. It's the month of the Esala Festival in Kandy where the annual perahera is held, watched by thousands of devotees. Foreign tourists also flock to the hill capital to see the most elaborate pageant.
Prime Lands (Pvt.) Ltd. which is a subsidiary of the Prime Group of companies and a well known name in the property and land development industry now offers their latest addition to the land development market 'Prime Premier' and 'Prime Winfields'.