Dear Lord we greet thee, born this happy morning: Thus will sing thousands of Christians on this Christmas morning as did the members of the Police Choir at their annual Carols at Police Park on Friday. Pic by Susantha Liyanawatte
Celestial Residencies, one of the premier iconic properties of the collapsed Ceylinco group and the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC), both recently acquired by the government under expropriation laws, will be revived soon under the directions of Competent Authority Attorney-at-Law Kalinga Indratissa, a 5-member Ministerial Sub Committee and a 6-member Officials' Committee.
A flirtation between her fall 2011 collection and what’s to come in 2012 - this is promising young designer Upeksha Hager’s take on year-end festive wear for 2011 featured in our Christmas fashion spread. Upeksha is in the midst of designing and making her 2012 spring collection, which she will show at the HSBC Colombo Fashion Week in February next year.
The Lankan cricket was and will always be lost in this masquerade. At one point of history no one, barring a dedicated few and may be another minute faction who had an axe to grind, got involved in cricket.
Mr. ChathurangaJayaniduWattegama was felicitated for his outstanding achievement by his Alma Mater – Nalanda College for being awarded the “Steve Boscoe Memorial prize” for the student database project by a BSc (Hons) in Information Technology student from all over the world’s Learning Centres of Middlesex University, UK.
The Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) report that was made public last week has attracted mixed reactions, both domestically and internationally.
Predictably, global human rights groups found the report wanting because not only did it not meet their expectations with regard to the investigations .....
Economic growth is expected to be around 8 per cent this year. The agricultural, industrial and services sectors of the economy have all contributed to this growth that has been supported by growth in exports, increased tourist earnings and continued higher inflows of remittances.
The air is crisp and nippy and the stillness that engulfs the area will certainly make any passer-by ponder on the splendour of nature.
Slightly away from the Hatton-Norwood Road, standing sentinel with a solemn air on a steep hill with a sweeping view of the vast expanse of the still-waters of the Castlereigh reservoir below shimmering in the morning sunlight and the green carpet of tea along its adjacent slopes, is the Anglican Christ Church of Warleigh, Dick Oya.
Horton Plains has been
recognised as one of the best nature reserves in the world. A World Heritage Site, the Horton Plains National Park is situated on the southern edge of the central
highlands midway between
Nuwara Eliya and Haputale. This
picturesque location is Sri Lanka's highest plateau where the land rises up to 2500 metres above sea level.