the best thing about winning the Booker Prize, as
Kiran Desai would have it, is that it brought her
here – to our tiny island in the Indian Ocean.
“I anticipated my affection for Sri Lanka,”
she says smiling.
passing Jayawardenapura Mawatha towards Colombo from
the Parliament roundabout, just passing the turn-off
to Etul Kotte, can see on top of a gantry across the
road to Borella, names of towns and the distance for
Forget chocolates or roses this
Valentine's Day -- a gift of musical condoms is bound
to be more entertaining. Hong Kong's Ondo Creation, which
makes designer condoms, hopes its Idom sheathes will put
a more romantic spin on safe sex ......
Bank of Ceylon Chairman, Udayasiri Kariyawasam – much in the news these days over alleged corruption deals – says the bank is facing a conspiracy by a certain group with vested interests supported by ‘some unions’ at the bank.
On 16th January 2007 the disciplinary committee of the SAG Medical Unit was scheduled to come out with the verdict of the findings on charges levelled against Lankan sprinter Jani Chathurangi who tested positive of taking...
A match saving stand of 132 for the third wicket between Bhanuka Rajapakse (72) and skipper Haroon Mowjood (65) saw Royal to safety in their Elephant Lemonade inter-school cricket encounter against St Joseph’s concluded at Darley Road yesterday.
Rich, tuneful strains of music drifted towards us, as we walked into the Ladies' Collage auditorium two afternoons ago. Getting a glimpse of what to expect from the talented youngsters on stage, hard at practice, we got talking to a few of them to find out what was on offer.
The Cholas began to hate the Sinhala people. They were very angry because the Sinhalese rejoiced at the death of their commander. They found out those who were responsible for organizing all the celebrations.
Neth, a new FM Channel with a vision of bringing the listeners back to radio has won the hearts of over a million listeners within a short peroid of time. Starting eight months ago, the channel with an innovative young team has bagged the fifth position out of 21 FM channels aired.