Featured

Tribute

Tribute to the Late Lasantha P. Fernando

Posted on 18 November 2017

He gave his best to the Ex-Planters Association. Courtesy: Sunday Times. Lasantha.P. Fernando The first death anniversary of our beloved Lasantha, Lassie to some, fell on November 10. His unexpected illness and sudden death shocked his friends and loved ones as he was such a dynamic, active and lively personality. He hailed from Moratuwa and […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on Tribute to the Late Lasantha P. Fernando

CRICKET

1st TEST – Day-3: Sri Lanka fights back with Thirimanne & Mathews

Posted on 18 November 2017

Sri Lanka well placed to take first-innings lead 3:00 AM ET Courtesy of The Report by Nikhil Kalro – ESPN News (CricInfo). Stumps Sri Lanka 165 for 4 (Mathews 52, Thirimanne 51, Dickwella 14*, Chandimal 13*) trail India 172 (Pujara 52, Lakmal 4-26) by 7 runs.   Lahiru Thirimanne and Angelo Mathews compiled contrasting fifties and shared a 99-run partnership that put […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on 1st TEST – Day-3: Sri Lanka fights back with Thirimanne & Mathews

CANADA

26 Neighbours Livin’ on Easy Street with $10 Million LOTTO MAX Win!

Posted on 17 November 2017

TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2017 /CNW/ – "It feels like we won the lottery twice – the first time, when we all became friends – and now THIS! It's a dream-come-true to be here with each other!"  That sentiment is echoed by every single member of this group of 26 best friends and neighbours from Garson, near […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on 26 Neighbours Livin’ on Easy Street with $10 Million LOTTO MAX Win!

CRICKET

1st Test, India v Sri Lanka: Day-2 washed out by rain – India struggle 74/5 at close

Posted on 17 November 2017

India wobble against seam before rain washes out second day. Stumps India 74 for 5 (Pujara 47*, Saha 6*, Lakmal 3-5, Shanaka 2-23) v Sri Lanka Heavy rain yet again played spoilsport as Day 2 of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka was called off early at the Eden Gardens. The first day saw India reeling at […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on 1st Test, India v Sri Lanka: Day-2 washed out by rain – India struggle 74/5 at close

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

MPs picking up fight for Sri Lankan family in Queenstown

Posted on 16 November 2017

  COURTESY: KEVIN STENT/STUFF NZ First MP Mark Patterson will help the family if their appeal to Immigration New Zealand fails. Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker has written to the immigration minister requesting a temporary work visa be issued to the father of a Sri Lankan family facing deportation. The other local representative, NZ First list MP […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on MPs picking up fight for Sri Lankan family in Queenstown

CANADA, INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Canada’s Global Brand Ranks Fourth in Study of 50 Nations – Ties with Japan

Posted on 16 November 2017

Nov. 16, 2017. Canada’s Global Brand Ranks Fourth in Study of 50 Nations – Ties with Japan Germany reclaims top overall “nation brand” ranking Canada maintains #1 status in People, Governance and Immigration/Investment categories US slides to sixth place – only country showing overall decline in 2017 NUREMBERG, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Canada’s global brand remains among […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on Canada’s Global Brand Ranks Fourth in Study of 50 Nations – Ties with Japan

Health & Lifestyle

Insulin Resistance – by Dr. Harold Gunatillake, Health Writer

Posted on 16 November 2017

Insulin Resistance – by Dr. Harold Gunatillake-Health writer. These two words you find in articles in relation to diabetes. Do you know what they really mean, and how serious it could be in relation to your health and wellbeing? Insulin is a hormone secreted in specific cells called islet cells in the pancreas gland lying behind […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on Insulin Resistance – by Dr. Harold Gunatillake, Health Writer

GOSL, SRI LANKA

New conditions and extended deadline for 50,000 brick- and -mortar houses in North and East

Posted on 16 November 2017

  New conditions and extended deadline for 50,000 brick- and -mortar houses in North and East By Namini Wijedasa – Courtesy: Sunday Times. Specifications changed or added to keep construction costs down and to facilitate sourcing of material. The Government has extended the deadline to submit proposals for the construction of 50,000 brick-and-mortar houses for […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on New conditions and extended deadline for 50,000 brick- and -mortar houses in North and East

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Queenstown family face deportation to Sri Lanka after eight years in New Zealand

Posted on 15 November 2017

  COURTESY: DEBBIE JAMIESON/STUFF After eight years of living and working in New Zealand, the Wijerathne family face returning to Sri Lanka after their work visas were cancelled. From left: Binath, 10, mother Dinesha Amarasinghe, Senath, 8, Sam and Subath, 11. Living in a one-bedroom former camping ground cabin in Queenstown are three brothers, their mother and […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on Queenstown family face deportation to Sri Lanka after eight years in New Zealand

Ontario News

2017 ONTARIO ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Posted on 15 November 2017

Welcome to the 2017 Ontario Economic and Fiscal Review. Ontario is moving forward with its plan to create fairness and opportunity for people across the province with the release of the 2017 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review. While Ontario’s economy has grown faster than Canada’s and those of all other G7 nations for the […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on 2017 ONTARIO ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Ontario News

NEWS RELEASE: Province Releases 2017 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review

Posted on 15 November 2017

  Ontario Implementing Plan to Create Fairness and Opportunity. November 14, 2017 Province Releases 2017 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review. Ontario is moving forward with its plan to create fairness and opportunity for people across the province with the release of the 2017 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review. Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on NEWS RELEASE: Province Releases 2017 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Oscar winning actress Halle Berry visits India

Posted on 14 November 2017

Halle Berry’s Indian beach holiday! As reported by Mumbai Mirror, Berry, who landed in Mumbai on 8 November, spent two days in Mumbai before heading off to Kochi on 10 November, where she checked into the Carnoustic Ayurveda and Wellness Resort in Alappuzha with at least four of her friends. Bond girl Halle Berry has taken […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on Oscar winning actress Halle Berry visits India

CRICKET

Time for Mathews to put past troubles behind him

Posted on 14 November 2017

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Kolkata – Courtesy: ESPN Cricinfo. It has been four months since Angelo Mathews stepped down from the role, but it's hard not to look at him with the feeling in the back of your mind that you're watching Sri Lanka's captain do his thing. There's Sri Lanka's captain, pulling an underarm throw-down (flick-up?) from […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on Time for Mathews to put past troubles behind him

National Post

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concludes his participation at the ASEAN Summit in the Philippines

Posted on 14 November 2017

  November 14, 2017 Manila, Philippines The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his participation at the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila, Philippines. The Prime Minister took part in the Canada-ASEAN 40th Anniversary Commemorative Summit. This commemorative summit represents the first time a Canadian prime minister has met with all ASEAN […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concludes his participation at the ASEAN Summit in the Philippines

CANADA

Thirtieth death anniversary of Fr. Michel Rodrigo OMI: The saint who braved out

Posted on 13 November 2017

  Tuesday, November 14, 2017. By: Dr Alex Perera – Courtesy: Daily News. Fr. Michel Rodrigo OMI I am a Catholic in my religion, but a Buddhist in my culture.  – Rev. Fr. Michel Rodrigo O.M.I Thirty years ago, on November 10, 1987, while Rev. Fr. Michel Rodrigo OMI was celebrating the Holy Eucharist, he was shot and killed at his […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on Thirtieth death anniversary of Fr. Michel Rodrigo OMI: The saint who braved out

SRI LANKA

Sri Lanka’s small cars down by half a million rupees

Posted on 13 November 2017

  Nov 13, 2017. ECONOMYNEXT – The latest duty reduction for small cars will see the prices drop by an average of half a million rupees in the Sri Lankan market, an industry association said Monday. The Vehicle Importers Association of Sri Lanka said the new tariff structure will benefit cars with an engine capacity […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on Sri Lanka’s small cars down by half a million rupees

CANADA

Sri Lanka’s Envoy In Canada Rejects Allegations On Army

Posted on 12 November 2017

  Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Canada Ahmed A Jawad has rejected allegations raised against the Sri Lankan Army. The Ambassador said that the Government’s commitment to the promotion and protection of human rights; ending impunity; upholding the rule of law; strengthening good governance and democracy; fostering reconciliation and sustainable peace; and ensuring equitable and inclusive […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on Sri Lanka’s Envoy In Canada Rejects Allegations On Army

SRI LANKA

The Galle Face Hotel Promotes Clean Eating with Vegan Week 2017

Posted on 12 November 2017

  November, 10, 2017 – Courtesy: Adederana Over 150 years of history and heritage later, the Galle Face Hotel continues to lead culinary trends in Sri Lanka. With a focus on promoting clean eating, the iconic hotel has now introduced a special Vegan Week from the 13th to the 17th of November 2017. This novel initiative is […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on The Galle Face Hotel Promotes Clean Eating with Vegan Week 2017

CRICKET

SRI LANKA STILL LOOKING FOR ELUSIVE TEST WIN IN INDIA

Posted on 12 November 2017

  12 November, 2017. by Ranjan Anandappa – Courtesy: Sunday Observer. Michael Tissera (left) and Nawab of Pataudi during the toss at Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahemadabad. Sri Lanka who are looking for that elusive Test win in India, which they have never achieved since gaining full Test status in 1981 will have to undergo […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on SRI LANKA STILL LOOKING FOR ELUSIVE TEST WIN IN INDIA

Headline, SL Travel & Hotels

President Maithripala Sirisena declares open 101st Hotel for Shangri-La Chain Worldwide

Posted on 16 November 2017

President Maithripala Sirisena today opened Shangri-La Hotel constructed in front of Galle Face. This is the 101st hotel of the chain of Shangri-La Hotels world-wide. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Ministers John Amaratunga, Mangala Samaraweera, the Chief Executive Officer of Shangri-La Asia Lim Beng Chee and the Shangri La Sri Lanka Director Sajad Mawzoon were among […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on President Maithripala Sirisena declares open 101st Hotel for Shangri-La Chain Worldwide

Headline

SriLankan Airlines is ‘Best Full Service Airline in Central & South Asia’ for third consecutive year

Posted on 13 November 2017

Colombo, November 13, 2017: SriLankan Airlines collected yet another impressive accolade when it won the title of ‘Best Full Service Airline in Central & South Asia’ for the third consecutive year at the Future Travel Experience Asia Awards 2017 in Singapore, an event that recognizes the most customer-centric airlines and airports in Asia and Oceania. […] Continue Reading

Comments Off on SriLankan Airlines is ‘Best Full Service Airline in Central & South Asia’ for third consecutive year

SEE MORE ARTICLES IN THE ARCHIVE

Advertise Here
Advertise Here

WHAT MATTERS TO YOU, MATTERS TO US

OUR SLOGAN

“What Matters To You, Matters To Us" .

REACH YOUR TARGET MARKET VIA TIMES OF SRI LANKA

In the world of online advertising, the success rate of creating brand awareness is 91%. Call 416-445-5390 or email timeslanka@rogers.com and let us offer you introductory rates and get you going! Our audience is primarily South Asians expat community and the Sri Lankan expat community globally.

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 5 other subscribers

CLEARPOINT RESIDENCIES

800+ VISITORS/DAY WWW.TIMESLANKA.COM

SPECIAL OFFER - 2017

“E-Mail timeslanka@rogers.com " .


Advertise
REMITR
HOME INSPIRATIONS
CP24
MACLEANS CANADA 150
SL NEWSROOM
BBC NEWS
TOP 10 CRICKETERS
ADVERTISE HERE
LOTUS TOWER
GOLD FM
ContactUs.com