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Secretary of State John Kerry Issues New Year Message

Secretary of State John Kerry Issues New Year Message

April 14, 2014 2:00 am
Secretary of State John Kerry issued a Sinhala and Tamil New Year’s message  this past week. He said that this New Year brings a new opportunity for all Sri Lankans to....

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A Week of Celebrations in London to mark Anagarika Dharmapala’s 150th birth anniversary

A Week of Celebrations in London to mark Anagarika Dharmapala’s 150th birth anniversary

April 8, 2014 2:00 am
The London Buddhist Vihara has planned a week of programmes to commemorate the 150th birthday of it’s founder late Anagarika Dharmapala. Anagarika Dharmapala was a pioneer....

General»

Amazing Race in Sri Lanka

Amazing Race in Sri Lanka

April 19, 2014 2:00 am
Emmy winning show “Amazing Race”  Season 24 showcases the rich culture, beautiful nature and the friendly people of Sri Lanka.  Stilt Fishing, Spinning Rabans....

Politics»

Lanka says LTTE network is intact

Lanka says LTTE network is intact

April 19, 2014 2:00 am
Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa says although there is no more terrorism in Sri Lanka, the terrorists’ global network continues to function largely unhindered. Speaking....

Sports»

Rob Ford congratulates Lankan cricket team on World T20 victory

Rob Ford congratulates Lankan cricket team on World T20 victory

April 17, 2014 7:00 am
Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford congratulated Sri Lanka on their first world cricket title in 18 years and said he always backs the underdog to win. The mayor made his remarks....

ARRIVALS


  • Baby Umaya
  • Baby Umaya Born to Roland Moses and Umendra Moses in Orang County on April 2nd 2013. Name: Umaya Christine Moses DOB: April 2nd 2013 Weight: 8.95 lbs Height: 20" .........
  • DEPARTURES


  • Suvie John David December 27, 1945 - April 11, 2014
  • Suvie John David (68) son of the late Reverend Samuel and Mary Thai David of Passara, Sri Lanka,  passed away on April 11, 2014 in Lancaster, California. He is survived by his wife Suganthy, children, Sukirthamalar, Sutharson, and Sumithra and his sisters Joy .........
  • EDUCATION


  • President Rajapaksa recognises highest achievers at O/L Examination
  •           Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Monday recognized the students, who scored highest marks at this year's GCE Advanced Level Examination, at the Temple Trees. Addressing the event, the President said the children in the North, who were given cyanide capsules at one time, are now given the opportunity to further their education with the .........
  • DEVELOPMENT


  • Lanka tops Child-Friendliness Index in South Asia
  •   The Government’s initiative to protect children’s rights and look into their needs in the past few years helped Sri Lanka to score a first in the Child-Friendliness Index among South Asian countries, Child Development and Women’s Affairs Minister Tissa Karaliyadda said. He said the three-year survey conducted by the South Asian Initiative to End Violence Against Children reveale.........
  • SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


  • Lankan-born scientist finds novel mutations in cancer
  •                     Dr. Jay Gunawardana, a Sri Lankan-born cancer researcher affiliated with the BC Cancer Agency and the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada has identified novel mutations in a gene that has not been described before in any cancer and holds the promise to provide better treatments f.........
  • SECURITY AND LAW


  • Ontario Bill Introduced to Honour Manoranjana Kanagasabapathy
  • Today Bas Balkissoon, MPP (Scarborough-Rouge River) introduced a private members’ bill, the Manoranjana Kanagasabapathy Act (Driving with Hand-held Devices Act, 2013), which if passed will amend the Highway Traffic Act to .........
  • TRAVEL


  • Condé Nast Traveler features Sri Lankan string hopper mould
  •               Condé Nast Traveler, the world’s premier travel magazine, featured Sri Lanka’s traditional string hopper mould as a souvenir. Titled “The strange-looking Sri Lankan souvenir all foodies will love” is how The Daily Traveler section featured the simple wooden mould that makes those delicious string hoppers. Plus it t.........