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UNICEF in Central African Republic: 2 million children now affected by conflict and insecurity

UNICEF in Central African Republic: 2 million children now affected by conflict and insecurity

Following looting and insecurity in the conflict-hit Central African Republic, 2 million children remain without access to basic social services and are exposed to violence. Even more children will be…

Sri Lankan business moving to nano technology

Sri Lankan business moving to nano technology

The National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka has planned to hold a seminar titled “Nanotechnology in National Development” at SLFI  on the 5th of April in Colombo.The Chairman of the National Academy…

US music producer and CD pioneer Phil Ramone dies

US music producer and CD pioneer Phil Ramone dies

The US music producer and pioneer of digital recording, Phil Ramone, has died aged 79. Ramone is regarded as one of the most successful producers in history, winning 14 Grammy…

Nelson Mandela breathing without difficulty – presidency

Nelson Mandela breathing without difficulty – presidency

Nelson Mandela is breathing without difficulty, South Africa’s presidency has said, as he spends a third day in hospital with a lung infection. Mr Mandela, 94, was comfortable and was…

Serena Williams beats Sharapova to win record sixth Miami title

Serena Williams beats Sharapova to win record sixth Miami title

Serena Williams won a record sixth Miami title as she came from a set and a break down to beat Maria Sharapova 4-6 6-3 6-0 in the Sony Open final.…

Leo Burnett Triumphed at ADFEST 2013

Leo Burnett Triumphed at ADFEST 2013

 Leo Burnett Solutions Inc. (LBSI), Sri Lanka’s most awarded Marketing Communications agency yet again made its mark in the annals of the industry by being the only Sri Lankan agency…

SL-Cuba bilateral relations on a strong footing

SL-Cuba bilateral relations on a strong footing

Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Cuba, Sarath Dissanayake presented Credentials  at the Palace of Revolution in Havana to the Deputy  President of the Council of State of Cuba, Madam Gladys Maria…

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and the Republic of Honduras

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and the Republic of Honduras

 The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Republic of Honduras established formal diplomatic relations recently.   Dr. Palitha Kohona, the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United…

Seychelles, Sri Lanka expand Indian ocean Co-operation

Seychelles,  Sri  Lanka  expand  Indian  ocean  Co-operation

Given  the  shared  priorities  and  objectives,  there  is  immense  scope  for  collaboration  between  Sri  Lanka  and  the Seychelles,  and  there  is  every  reason  for  satisfaction  with  the  accomplishments  on  the …

Louvre is most visited venue of 2012

Louvre is most visited venue of 2012

The Louvre in Paris has topped the list of the most visited art museums of 2012, according to the Art Newspaper. The publication’s annual survey found 9.7 million people visited the…

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