Second phase of elephant conservation project to begin

Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts in collaboration with its award-winning eco-tourism arm Cinnamon Nature Trails, is now set to commence the second phase of its ground-breaking elephant conservation project. Initiated in 2014, the Cinnamon Elephant Project strives to understand the behavioural and dispersion patterns of Sri Lanka’s elephant populations, thereby contributing towards the long-term conservation of [...]

Luxury to budget travel at Hotel J Unawatuna

When you think of experiencing a life of adventure and constantly being on the move to meet new people, tasting new flavours and resting your mind and body at a fraction of the cost – think Hotel J, a brand dedicated to select service and no frills accommodation! Hotel J is a fresh look at [...]

A Life Snatched Away By Dengue

By Ashanthi Warunasuriya We well understand the uncertainty of life. But, there are many who live as if they are here to stay forever, perhaps knowingly or un-knowingly. Yet, among them there is a handful who has understood the real meaning of life and its uncertainties. They are the ones who have grasped the true [...]

Government And Politics In Sri Lanka: Biopolitics and Security

Book Review By S. V. Kirubaharan, France To write a review of a highly informative book is as difficult as writing the same. While a nasty review can damage a well-written book, a book with no substance can be promoted by a good review. However, when in the hands of intellectuals, academics and professionals – [...]

Kids Suffering From Thalassemia Major Get New Lease Of Life

Narayana Health City treated four Sri Lankan children suffering from thalassemia major, a life-threatening disorder, through unrelated donor bone marrow transplant. The doctors sourced matching bone marrow cells from unrelated donors from across the world and carried out the transplants at Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre, Narayana Health City. The [...]

Voices Join In Harmony At 25th Festival Of Choirs

The 25th Festival of Choirs organized by the Ceylon Bible Society celebrating the 205th Anniversary of the Ceylon Bible Society was held at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour, Colombo 07 recently. Rt. Revd. Kumara Illangasinghe graced the occasion as the chief guest. The highlights of the event was a special combined choir item by 200 [...]

Super Bento Rush At Hilton Colombo’s IkoiTei!

On your mark set ready go…..that’s right the race is on!  15 Bento boxes for grabs each day from August 21 till September 2, 12noon to 3pm.  A 10-course Bento Box is all yours for dining in only. The box contains Teriyaki Chicken, Tempura Fish, Sashimi Red Snapper, Tamagoyaki – roll omelet, California Roll, Potato [...]

Amaya Beach: A Haven In The East Coast

Pasikudah is a five-hour drive from Colombo and has plenty of things to offer such as soft sandy beaches, white sand and plenty of sun to get that perfect tan. And Amaya Resorts & Spas East Coast haven gives you Amaya Beach, your place to unwind, relax under palm trees, dive into clear blue waters [...]

The Kingsbury Residences – A Chilled Out Contemporary Hang Out

The Kingsbury Residences in Colombo 3, offer discerning travellers the convenience of a ‘home away from home’ along with the five star services and amenitiesThe Kingsbury is renowned for. With entertainment options that are ideal for the young working crowd, Lobby Bistro on the 4th floor is the ideal spot for those all-important post work [...]

Mount Lavinia Hotel Shines At Culinary Art 2017

Mount Lavinia Hotel (MLH) bagged 24 medals at the recently held Culinary Art 2017, the premier culinary competition, organized by the Chefs Guild of Lanka. Talented chefs from around the country took part in the event before world’s most successful chefs who judged the winners. A felicitation ceremony was held at MLH recently to honour [...]

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