Applications for the UK Government’s Chevening Scholarships open

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August 08, 2018 12:37 pm

Applications for Chevening Scholarships and Fellowship to study in the UK during the 2019/2020 academic year have opened. According to a release issued by the British Hi...

In pictures: Journalism Awards

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August 03, 2018 04:31 pm

The premiere annual ‘Awards Night’ of the Journalism Awards for Excellence Programme organized by The Editors’ Guild of Sri Lanka (TEGOSL) and the Sri Lanka Pr...

Pose a question to the stars

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July 30, 2018 04:34 pm

Bringing all the flair, vibrancy, soul and energy of a global festival to Colombo, Sri Lanka, Cinnamon Life is set to present a revolutionary day-long event on August 18 –...

In pictures: Sri Lanka sweep series over South Africa

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July 24, 2018 07:13 pm

Sri Lanka sealed their Test series over South Africa after emphatically winning the second Test at Colombo. Captured here are images from the last day. ...

George Keyt Foundation present 22nd edition of ‘Nawa Kalakaruwo’

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July 20, 2018 01:24 pm

The George Keyt Foundation is bringing the twenty second edition of it’s annual exhibition ‘Nawa Kalakaruwo’ from the July 18 -22,  2018. The exhibition...

Cricketers pay a visit to the Apeksha (Cancer) Hospital in Maharagama

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July 18, 2018 11:06 am

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) donated medicines worth Rs. 1 million to the Apeksha (Cancer) Hospital in Maharagama last evening. The move was initiated by the ‘Cricket A...

“Disrupt Asia 2018” set to ignite Sri Lanka’s start-up landscape

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July 16, 2018 01:23 pm

Disrupt Asia 2018, the 3rd edition of Sri Lanka's Premier Start-up Conference and Innovation Festival, is set to take place on  August 11, 2018 at the Trace – Exp...

When Nigella was in Colombo

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July 12, 2018 04:46 pm

Eager fans of British TV chef and author Nigella Lawson seized the opportunity to get up close and personal with their favourite celebrity when she visited Sri Lanka recently on...

Govt. of India scholarship holder G.V.A Chamindira Nawanjali to perform at Indian Cultural Centre

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July 12, 2018 11:03 am

Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, High Commission of India, Colombo will be presenting Hindustani violin recital by G.V.A Chamindira Nawanjali Silva at 6.00 pm on July 18, ...

Michael Ondaatje's English Patient wins Booker Prize's 50th anniversary award

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July 11, 2018 12:09 pm

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje has won the Golden Man Booker Prize at a festival to mark the literary award's 50th anniversary, the BBC reported. All 51 pre...

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Hatton - Colombo road blocked due to earth slide

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Cochin Airport closed due to flooding

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In Pictures: Madhu Feast

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Members of Big Mountain arrrive in the island ahead of Cinnamon Life's Colombo Music Festival

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Celebrating India's 71st Anniversary of Independence with Bollywood singing icon Usha Uthup in concert

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