William Grinding Mills has come to a grinding halt

This iconic landmark located on the busy Galle road has stopped its operations as of June 21st 2018. The 67 year long running business...

Sri Lanka’s Kareema Marikar takes oath as the first Female Muslim...

In another great leap for Sri Lankan women around the world, England’s first female Muslim mayor, Kareema Marikar boasts proud Kandyan roots and took...

Sri Lankan Marine Biologist, Asha de Vos, wins at British Council’s...

The British Council has announced the names of three outstanding global award winners of the Study UK Alumni Awards. The Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding...

BREAKING NEWS: Johann Peries summits Mt. Everest

Johann Pieris has been on a long and treacherous journey to finish what he started way back in 2016 and it brings us at...

Not A Hand Out, Maybe Just A Hand Up

Rajendra Theagarajah is a banker with a wealth of experience in the banking and financial services sector and counts over 30 years of experience...

Sinhala and Tamil Now Available On Google Speech Recognition

Google announced that, among many other languages, it has added Sinhala and Tamil to its speech recognition option.The newly added languages are Sinhala (Sri...

Trinco’s Oil Farm: Will the IOC Gain Complete Monopoly over Fuel...

The Trincomalee oil farm issue has been a hot topic of conversation among our locals, especially in light of the recent petroleum strikes.So what...

The Long Overdue Animal Welfare Bill

It started off as just another Saturday afternoon. I had just had a hearty lunch and was lazing under the tropical Moratuwa sun.Suddenly, something...

Will the Hambantota Port Lease Be The Financial Death Of Us?

“We are giving the country a better deal without any debt,” –Ranil Wickramasinghe Tracing the history of this agreement, we could see that it has...

Jealous Husband Kills Estranged Wife’s ‘Other Man’

32-year-old Sri Lankan-born Canadian-Tamil Suren Sivanathan was held captive for 12 hours, tortured, and finally beaten to death under orders of the jealous, soon-to-be-ex...

Lead Singer of Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, commits suicide

The 41 year old lead vocalist of the renowned band is said to have taken his own life by hanging himself.The body of Bennington...