The Sunday Leader

Aquinas Offers Hospitality Programme For Graduates

The Faculty of Hospitality Management at Aquinas University College has initiated a programme to prepare graduates to enrich the hospitality industry in the country. “The professional backing is by American Hotel and Lodging Association, offering the AH and LA Diploma in Hotel Management,” said Rev. Fr. Raymond Samarakoon. “Our team of lecturers and professionals are [...]

Shuttering To The Museum

SBS floor system is a revolutionary alternative to in-situ concrete slabs. It is a cost saving, economical solution to construct your home, office, shop or warehouse. This novel creation was introduced by International Construction Consortium (ICC) one of Sri Lanka’s leading contractors with multi capabilities in the construction industry. ICC which was established in 1980 [...]

Evolution of spectacles

By Dr. M.H.C.J. Ian The development of spectacles has in many ways paralleled the evolution of civilization. Some authorities believe that a Chinese emperor used spectacles as early as 2283 B.C., not for vision correction but as a badge of knowledge and authority. The first definite proof of existence of spectacles dates back to the [...]

Chocolate Crescent Rolls

by Craftiness Whatnot ( I love these chocolate filled rolls. They are perfect for a rainy afternoon like today. Or for any afternoon or occasion for that matter. I found the recipe at LittleBirdieSecrets and couldn’t wait to try it out. Their original recipe can be found here. I did a few minor adjustments so [...]

Paradise On The Beach

Formerly known as Sunflower Beach Hotel, Paradise Beach Hotel was unveiled in December 2008 with an entirely new look and new management. Located at Lewis Place Negombo, the hotel is just a 15 minute drive from the Katunayaka International Airport and offers the entire family the best of sun, surf and sand. The attentive staffs [...]

Laksa Lemak

by Rice & Curry ( Laksa is a spicy soup of Malaysian origin, which gets its name from the rice noodles or rice vermicelli used to make it. But to me, this dish is all about the broth, and more specifically the spice paste used to spike the broth giving it that hearty red hue [...]

Something For Everyone

Feel Negombo will have an expanded children’s area with activities, games and attractions for kids of all ages, throughout the stretch of beach there will be ample opportunity to take part in a wide variety of water-and beach-sports for all. Highlights at the festival, to name a few, include Percussion Sessions, Beach Soirees, Street Parades, Paint [...]

Dhoni Leads India To Record Score

Mahendra Dhoni hit an unbeaten century as India made their highest Test total of 726-9 declared against Sri Lanka on day three of the final Test. Virender Sehwag was dismissed early by Muttiah Muralitharan for 293, seven short of a record third Test hundred. Rahul Dravid was out shortly after for 74 but Sachin Tendulkar [...]

Report On People With Disabilities To Be Launched This Week

The first report in Sri Lanka bringing together the voices of people with disabilities is to be launched shortly.  It sets the direction for improving the lives of people with disabilities in the country for the next ten years so that they can achieve their full rights. Achieving these rights (The Disabled Persons’ Organisations Programme [...]

One Fundamental Error In Sarath’s Campaign

by A Voice In Colombo ( On one hand…. The retired Army Commander promises that by using the powers of the executive presidency, he will act to change the political culture of this country, end family dominated politics, end Rajapakshe dictatorship, bring economic prosperity to the country, clean up this country as he did with [...]

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