Won't support anyone who supports President Sirisena : Hirunika

Comments - 0 / August 27, 2019 08:18 pm

Parliamentarian Hirunika Premachandra addressing a press conference today (Aug 27), said she would not support any individual who supports President Maithripala Sirisena.   ...

Army Chief Silva on allegations, future objectives and more

Comments - 0 / August 26, 2019 08:57 pm

Newly appointed Army Commander Shavendra Silva addressed a gathering today (August 26) ahead of the Colombo Defence seminar which is set to get underway this week on August 29 and 30 in Colombo. ...

Special Police Briefing

Comments - 0 / August 22, 2019 06:58 pm

A special media briefing was convened by Police Media Spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekara today (August 22). Captured here are highlights from the briefing. See related story : ...

Wennappuwa Pradeshiya Sabha member obstructs Police

Comments - 0 / August 21, 2019 06:20 pm

Two persons including a member of the Wennappuwa Pradeshiya Sabha have been remanded until August 30 for obstructing the duties of police officers yesterday (Aug 20). The following footage of the incident where the Police officers were bei...

Political victims to receive compensation

Comments - 0 / August 21, 2019 05:22 pm

Parliamentarian Palitha Range Bandara today (Aug 21) explained the manner in which compensation would be disbursed for political victims in future.  He said that payouts for some victims have already been made with the next payout of compensa...

Activity week at the British Council

Comments - 0 / August 20, 2019 02:41 pm

The British Council recently conducted a week of activity  porgrammes for children. Captured here are some highlights from the programme.  ...

Arjuna on ADB funded railway development project

Comments - 0 / August 19, 2019 04:09 pm

The government will sign an agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) tomorrow (Aug 20) for a USD 192 million worth two-pronged railway development project, Transport Minister Arjuna Ranatunga said today. Captured here is footage from h...

National People’s Power convention 

Comments - 0 / August 19, 2019 04:03 pm

National People’s Power (NPP) presidential candidate Anura Kumara Dissanayake has said that he would focus on uniting all communities to develop human resources in the country if voted into power. A glimpse at the convention held at the Gall...

Indian Independence Day Celebrations

Comments - 0 / August 16, 2019 04:07 pm

A thrilling performance by Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma’s Santoor ensemble at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) here on Thursday, was a fitting finale to the Indian Independence Day celebrations in Sri Lanka. ...

Sajith addresses rally in Badulla

Comments - 0 / August 13, 2019 07:36 pm

Deputy Leader of Sri Lanka's United National Party Sajith Premadasa staked his claim as Presidential candidate at a rally in Badulla, backed by many of the members of the party. Captured here is the footage from his address. ...

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Colombo Book Fair gets underway today at the BMICH

The annual Colombo International Book Fair got underway at the BMICH (Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference ...

Shakespeare Drama Competition 2019 - Boys' Semi Finals

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Sri Lankan born Sabrina Ghouse in her newly released, thought-provoking book ‘Built to be CEO, A Woman’s ...