On Easter Sunday, at least 253 people were killed and 500 injured when eight explosions targeted various locations in and outside Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka
. The bombings hit churches in the cities of Kochchikade, Negombo and Batticaloa, as well as the Kingsbury, Cinnamon Grand and Shangri La hotels in Colombo.
However, the case is quite different in Sri Lanka, where all nine provinces have different flags, while the national flag looks confined to Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, the capital of Sri Lanka
. In the presence of a national flag, sometimes it looks quite embarrassing to find different flags representing different parts of the country as if it is geographically divided on the basis of ethnicity and race, which is not true.
Colombo is an amazing destination to explore as it is the cultural capital of Sri Lanka
. Marked deeply by the combination of age-old traditions and its colonial history, the city is abundant with attractions worth seeing.
Summary: Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Aug 04 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise to Sri Lankan Tamils was fulfilled on Friday when national carrier Air India on Friday connected two historical destinations- Varanasi and Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka
Agalawatte is located 74km (46 miles) from the capital of Sri Lanka
(NYSE: HTZ), are operating in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka
The award ceremony was held in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka
under the supervision of Islamic Finance Forum of South Asia (IFFSA) in which the CEOs of banks, representatives of central/commercial banks and the delegates related to Financial and Capital market participated from more than 15 countries.
Prime Minister of Pakistan termed his presence in the Capital of Sri Lanka
as "a testimony to strong bonds of friendship between our two countries." during the visit of Prime Minister of Pakistan, eight important agreements of cooperation have been signed.
In the group were Ravi de Silva who represents Philippine Airlines in Sri Lanka and the Maldives; Hugh Sriyal Dissanayake, honorary consul of the Philippines in Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka
; and his assistant, Nalin Perera.
Air China said it will commence nonstop service from Chengdu to Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka
, on February 10, 2015.
President Mahinda Rajapakse boarded a special train from the town of Palai on the southern end of the Jaffna peninsula and travelled to the cultural capital of Sri Lanka
's ethnic minority Tamils.