United World College National Committee in Sri Lanka offers scholarships to students

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January 22, 2018 04:18 pm

The United World College National Committee in Sri Lanka (UWC SL) invites high school students to apply for entry in 2018 to the UWC Scholarship Programme. The deadline for...

Celebrating India and Sri Lanka at 70

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January 19, 2018 05:07 pm

To celebrate 70 years of independence of India and Sri Lanka and to mark the 69th Republic Day of India, the High Commission of India, in Colombo organized a special cultur...

FIFA World Cup Trophy tour in Colombo

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January 19, 2018 03:36 pm

Football’s coveted prize, the World Cup will visit Sri Lanka as one of its destinations in an around-the-world journey which will begin onJanuary 22, 2018. The tou...

Indian Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad delivers Lakshman Kadirgamar Memorial Lecture

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January 18, 2018 12:52 pm

India’s Minister for Law and Justice, Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad recently delivered the Lakshman Kadirgamar Memorial Lecture. The M...

'The Grand Reveal' at the newly refurbished Galadari Hotel Ballroom

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January 15, 2018 02:52 pm

  General Manager of the Galadari Hotel Sampath Siriwardene  invited guests and friends to ‘The Grand Reveal’ recently to unveil the hotel’s ...

Win festival passes to the Fairway Galle Lit Fest

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January 15, 2018 09:00 am

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival (FGLF) 2018 is almost here with a fascinating programme of four full days of talks, discussions, readings, concerts, performances, literary d...

Queen gives rare personal account of her coronation in documentary

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January 12, 2018 03:22 pm

The trials of being head of state have been revealed by the Queen in a BBC documentary that features rare comments from the monarch on the perils of wearing the crown and the pa...

BBC programme on Big Cats highlights Lanka's little wonder in rare footage of smallest cat in the world

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January 12, 2018 11:38 am

A BBC programme on Big Cats has highlighted the lesser known world of the smallest cat on the planet, a species which is extremeley rare  reportedly found only in the fores...

Former EastEnders actress Louisa Lytton enjoys Lankan getaway

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January 11, 2018 12:55 pm

Actress Louisa Lytton  left behind her onstage character Betty Rizzo, as she celebrated the end of her theatre gig with a sun-drenched holiday in Sri Lanka. The act...

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and  The Countess of Wessex to visit Lanka in Jan

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January 11, 2018 12:37 pm

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and  The Countess of Wessex, will visit Sri Lanka from  January 31 to  February 4, 2018. Their Royal Highnesses will repr...

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Iran's Navy Flotilla berths in Sri Lanka

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Jaffna Festival back at the Cinnamon Grand

Cultural extravaganza, Jaffna Festival is back at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel. Visitors to the Cinnamon Grand&rsquo...

Maha Shivarathri: Religious observances by night

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Positive Living with PD : Support group for those living with Parkinson’s, their care-givers and families

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Come, support the small wild cat at ´Fishing Cat February´

Help celebrate Fishing Cat February, a month dedicated to the water loving feline, by joining the Small Wild Cat R...