Who and What lost in Geneva UNHRC – by Dr Tush Wickramanayaka

I Am Heartbroken For My Lanka – A Day Of Mourning EQUALITY, JUSTICE, HOPE – The UN Charter begins by affirming “faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small.” Sri Lanka lost the vote on […]

UNDP’s Global Human Development Report launched in Sri Lanka

UNDP commits support to define and operationalize a national development plan underpinned by Green Development thinking Report notes it is time for all countries to redesign their paths to progress by fully accounting for dangerous pressures humans impose on the planet 6 January 2021, Colombo, Sri Lanka– The Global Human Development Report (HDR) was launched […]

The 68th Annual “Sanchi- Mahabodhi Agrashrawaka Dhathu Wandhana” Ceremony

         November 30, 2020 marks the 73rd year of the proud history of Sanchi Chethiyagara Temple, built in 1947, enshrining the sacred Relics of “Agrashrawaka”: Sariputra and Maha Moggalana, the two chief disciples of Lord Buddha. The Agrashrawaka Relics were discovered by Sir Cunningham in 1851 during the excavations done at Sanchi […]

Blood Drive at Blood Bank Tomorrow

Organised by Lion’s Club of Millennium City Athurugiriya As the COVID-19 global pandemic (novel coronavirus) continues to spread across the world, many countries are experiencing shortages of blood reserves for meeting urgent needs. Many countries are facing shortages at blood banks, especially due to low voluntary blood donations amid coronavirus lockdowns. Blood donations by many […]

Sri Lanka’s Payments Landscape Once Again Revolutionized by LankaClear

Members of PEN along with the dignitaries ( L-R )   Dinuka Perera, DGM IT and Operations of LankaClear;   Tharaka Ranwala, Snr. DGM-Consumer Banking – Sampath Bank PLC; Ms. Damitha Kumari Rathnayake, General Manager/CEO – National Savings Bank;   D Kumaratunge, Director Payments and Settlements – CBSL;   Channa de Silva, GM/ CEO – LankaClear; and   Ravi De […]

Sri Lankan Management Accountants Need To Ensure Corporates Re-imagine Businesses

Sri Lankan Lady elected as CIMA Global Vice President 20/21 Management Accountants need to ensure that boardrooms understand that it would be imperative for Sri Lankan corporates and organizations to reimagine their business if they are to remain successful despite the present challenges posed by Covid 19 Global Pandemic. “Management Accountants unlike traditional finance professionals […]

Sri Lanka: Victory Against the COVID 19:

Get Ready for Hardworking to Make the Country Better The Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak has become the most devastated disaster in the world and its socio-economic development recent past, affecting millions of people in different ways with different intensities. By today (10th April 2020) it has create the shocking dead for nearly 102,051 people in the […]

Fourth Group of #MediaCorpLk Fellowship Concludes Successfully

The fourth group of #MediaCorpLk Fellowship which started off last Thursday (6 February) with an inauguration ceremony headed by SDJF Chairperson Prof. Padmasiri Wanigasundera concluded successfully last Tuesday (11). A technical review was also conducted on the MoJos produced by Fellows based on the news value, technical quality and the visuals by K. C. Saranga, […]

Japan supports the enhancement of Sri Lanka’s Maritime Environment Protection

    Japan Coast Guard experts conduct Oil spill Incident Management training for Lankan counterparts   An expert team of five Japan Coast Guard (JCG) officials including the national strike team members specialized in combatting oil spill incidents was dispatched to Sri Lanka for the period of February 4 to February 17 to conduct technical […]


The Citra Social Innovation Lab, co-developed by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research and the United Nations Development Programme, was officially launched under the auspices of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Colombo today. As Sri Lanka’s first Public Sector Innovation Lab, Citra works to strengthen institutions, build capacities of the public sector, and re-engineer […]