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A 1,500 -year-old wall unearthed in Anuradhapura

Archaeologists of the Central Cultural Fund’s Maha Vihara and Abhayagiri project have unearthed a section of an ancient wall which could be older than 1,500 years, from an excavation near the Eastern Gateway of the Ruwanweli Chetiya in Anuradhapura. The section of the wall was made of a mixture of …

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SLT announces ‘Free Social Media Week’

To make the New Year extra special, Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) announced a ‘Free Social Media Week’ from April 10-16. The facility is available for users of Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, Flicker, YouTube, Twitch, Vine, Reddit & Pinterest.

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Major racket uncovered at SLC

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has uncovered a major racket whereby one of its foreign coaches is alleged to have set up a lucrative side business bringing in foreign teams for matches to Sri Lanka without SLC’s knowledge. SLC will investigate further to ascertain whether the British Coach, who heads a …

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None pass O’Level exam IN 131 schools

There are 131 schools in the country where not a single student who sat the last GCE Ordinary Level Examination qualified to do GCE Advanced Level. Among them Kandy, Galle and Kegalle educational zones top the list with six schools in each zone falling into this category. Kalutara and Trincomalee …

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Govt. docs to launch indefinite strike

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) will stage a countrywide strike on May 9 unless the government resolves the crisis caused by the continuing operation of the SAITM (South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine). GMOA Secretary Dr. Naveen de Zoysa yesterday said that his association had the backing of …

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Spiritual guidance needed to create peace and harmony

President Maithripala Sirisena says the guidance given by the spiritual leaders is very important in finding solutions for the current issues in world. The President made these remarks at the inauguration ceremony of the international seminar, organized by Sri Lanka Islamic Center. The opening session of the seminar was held …

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Mathews to Captain ICC Champions trophy 2017

Angelo Mathews will captain the Sri Lanka team for the forthcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017, which is to be held in England and Wales from June 1-18, the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced today. The ICC Champions Trophy is a One Day International (ODI) cricket tournament organised by the International …

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