Avurudu Discounts 2016

by the EditorialThis Avurudu all of the banks are giving a plethora of discounts for using their credit cards (commercial and seylan debit cards...

A stroll through the landmarks of 2015

by Kanchana RanasingheCraziest elections and cross-overs in parliament? Some of the most awaited movie releases? Concerts and explosive comments on lingerie? Well... 2015 has...

The Englishman that explored his hidden Sri Lankan self

London-based comedian Romesh Ranganathan who has his own BBC-three series "Asian Provocateur" came to Sri Lanka to explore his roots and challenge his inner-self. Here are 6...

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...

The 3 Whats of the Meethotamulla Tragedy

What Happened On Friday, the 14th of April, 2017, whilst many across the island of Sri Lanka were ringing in the Sinhalese and Tamil New...

How a boy from the Sri Lankan jungle formed the greatest...

BY DAVID KATZFronted by an intense singer with an oblique songbook and a mysterious past, Glorious Din were unlike any other group to emerge...

Do You Want To Volunteer In Flood Relief Missions?

The South-West Monsoon wreaked havoc across the island, causing floods and landslides of epic proportions. Over 200 were killed, and over 600,000 in total...

Colombo comes alive with Kala Pola on Sunday 31st January

Colombo comes alive in a massive riot of colour on Sunday, 31 January 2016 as Sri Lanka’s internationally acclaimed open-air art fair, Kala Pola,...

Sri Lankan Team Devils on Wheels placed 2nd runners up at...

Extraordinary women breaking new boundaries! SHEMUD International is the world’s first all-women extreme 4X4 challenge, featuring female competitors from all across the planet; especially from...

This story of a Sri Lankan drummer boy will tug at...

by Julia Llewelyn SmithWhen an LA rocker saw a video of a barefoot boy playing drums made of plastic bottles and tin cans, he...

Time and Space: Jaeger-LeCoultre introduces astronomy-inspired SIHH 2015 collection

Since the beginning of time, mankind has gazed up at the night sky and wondered what lay beyond. Time and astronomy are old friends....

Hilton Colombo Residences Announces the Launch of FLOW.LK

Hilton Colombo Residences announced the launch of its main restaurant FLOW’s comprehensive website today. The website www.flow.lk is targeted at the discerning customer who...