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Green Walk

Green Walk

The TV Derana Miss Sri Lanka programme in collaboration with the Western Province Environment Ministry organized the Derana Green Walk yesterday (July 29) from Independence Square to the BMICH. Miss…

Sri Lanka-Japan to develop economic ties including communication sector

Sri Lanka-Japan to develop economic ties including communication sector

Japan’s Minister of Internal Affairs and Communication  Yoshitaka Shindo called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the President’s House this morning (29). The discussion focused on existing collaborations between the two…

Notice issued on Dr.Shirani Bandaranayake

Notice issued on Dr.Shirani Bandaranayake

The Colombo Magistrates Court issued notice  on Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake to appear before the Colombo Magistrate on September 16 over bribery allegations. The notice was issued following a case filed by the…

Cambodia election: Hun Sen’s ruling party claims victory

Cambodia election: Hun Sen’s ruling party claims victory

Cambodia’s ruling party has claimed victory in Sunday’s elections, but is likely to have a much reduced majority. The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) led by Prime Minister Hun Sen said…

US singer-songwriter JJ Cale dies, aged 74

US singer-songwriter JJ Cale dies, aged 74

US singer-songwriter JJ Cale has died of heart attack at the age of 74. An announcement on his personal website said he had passed away at a hospital in La Jolla, California,…

Roberto Soldado: Tottenham try to agree deal with Valencia for striker

Roberto Soldado: Tottenham try to agree deal with Valencia for striker

Tottenham Hotspur are working on a deal to sign 28-year-old Valencia striker Roberto Soldado. Negotiations between the clubs are progressing well and although some details still have to be agreed,…

Mattala made free port to give it life

Mattala made free port to give it life

Areas surrounding the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport have been declared a free port in the latest bid to attract business to this multi-billion rupee venture. There will be exemptions from customs…

Indo-Lanka friendship goes a long way – Maithripala

Indo-Lanka friendship goes a long way – Maithripala

The ties between Sri Lanka and India get stronger day by day, Indian High Commissioner Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha said. “There is a long history to the friendship between India and…

Cambodia election opens with Hun Sen forecast to win

Cambodia election opens with Hun Sen forecast to win

Polls have opened in Cambodia’s parliamentary election, with Prime Minister Hun Sen’s governing party widely expected to win the most seats. His Cambodia People’s Party (CPP) faces an opposition led…

Venice unveils film festival line-up

Venice unveils film festival line-up

New films from Stephen Frears, Terry Gilliam and Jonathan Glazer will have their world premieres at this year’s Venice International Film Festival. Director Bernardo Bertolucci will head the jury at…