Thursday, October 31, 2013

Rs 15 million spent for CHOGM website

Around Rs. 15 million has been spent for the CHOGM website, UNP MP Harsha de Silva says.
Speaking at a political programme broadcast on television last night (29), he said that such a staggering amount is spent while websites are established in the country for even Rs. 12,000.

To this, Deputy minister of Foreign Affairs, Neomal Perera said that the amount has been paid by the Finance Ministry.

However, the name of the web developers have not been mentioned in the CHOGM website.

MP Harsha de Silva has charged that the government has paid excessive amounts to companies instead of utilizing state owned assets such as the ICTA and professors and students of IT faculties of universities.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Sri Lankan Models Photos ( 34 ) : Nishani Gamage

Discover the beauty of Sri lankan Girls... Yes. We have started new feature...

 Here you can see the hot and beautiful Srilankan Models girls and actress photos..

Sri Lankan girls are beautiful and really hot. After 30 years of war Sri Lankan is now enjoying their lives. Modelling industry is also started to boom with Tourism industry of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is known for Tea, Cricket, Sunny beaches, Wildlife, Ancient history and many more. But you must know Sri Lanka also has many hot & sexy beautiful girls as well. Here I share variety of Sri Lankan girls who perform in modeling industry in Sri Lanka. Enjoy...

Here are some photos of  actress Nishani Gamage.

All the credits goes to original photographers.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Colombo - Katunayake expressway opened to public

The Colombo- Katunayake expressway was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday ( 27 ).

The 25.6 Km expressway will reduce the travel time between Kelani Bridge and Katunayake to 20 minutes.
The expressway is composed of 100 box culverts and about 40 bridges along with four inter changers at New Kelani Bridge, Peliyagoda, Ja-Ela and Katunayaka. In future it is expected to have another inter change at Kerawalapitiya once the Outer Circular Road construction work is completed.  

In 2006, the Chinese government offered funding for the project from the Exim Bank and China Metallurgical Group Corporation, a Fortune 500 company was selected as the contractor.  

Agreement was signed in 2008 and actual construction started in August 2009 for a contract period of 36 months at an estimated cost of US$292 million. Road Development Authority officials said that the cost of the project however increased, due to the increased scope of work and new methods adopted in addition to increased safety requirements.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Sandra goes to Court to divorce Sanath

Ms. Sandra Tania Rosemary De Silva today filed a case at the Colombo district Court stating that she needs to get a divorce from the famous cricketer and MP Sanath Jayasuriya.

Petitioning to the Court, Sandra has also requested the Court to order him to pay 800 Million Rupees as compensation for her and for her 3 children. The petition has further requested two motor vehicles from the respondent, who owns assets worth more than 1 Billion Rupees.

Ms. Sandra has also made a request to construct her house at the respondent's expense. Ms. Sandra Tania is the wife of Mr. Sanath Jayasuriya's 2nd marriage and out of their marriage, a boy named Ranuka and 2 girls named Keshani and Yalindi had been born. Sanath Teran Jayasuriya, who was born on the 30th June 1969 as the 2nd son of Mr. Dunstan Jauasuriya and Brida Jayasuriya, played his maiden ODI on the 26th December 1989 as a rookie. Sanath is the only cricketer in the world who had scored more than 12,000 runs and taken more than 300 wickets during his ODI career.

Sanath jayasuriya's first marriage was with Air Lanka ground hostess Sumudu Karunanayake.

Then he got married to Sandra De Silva, a former flight attendant of Sri lankan air lines.Then his third marriage with An actress Maleeka Sirisena.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Shalini Tharaka's first love

Popular actress, model, dance artiste and Sirasa Kumariya - Shalini Tharaka Wijebandara has revealed of her first love.

She has talked of him during an interview with a art newspaper.

Though she had not mentioned his name, Shalini has revealed that he is married now.
However, he still talks to her over the phone, she has revealed.

According to Shalini, the duo had met during a church festival just after the guy had completed his A/Ls. Shalani has just been a grade 10 student at that time.

Noting that she had performed a dance at the event, Shalini recalls that it was her friends who had spotted a cute guy and smiled with him.

'I'm not the the type to take notice of anyone. It's not because of my pride. It's just the way I am. I don't even smile back at strangers. Later, he told me that I stood out because of that factor. He had given his phone number to my friends asking it to be given it to me. At first, we talked to him as a manner of a joke. But after a couple of months, we became good friends.

Later, we let our parents know and he also talked with my mother, Shalini has said.
However, I have never declared that I love him, Shalini has added.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Love Sumana - Sumanz Gomez online

Sumana Gomes, an actress who came under the limelight through a wave of adult movies in the 80’s, has launched a website containing her photographs and movies.

The website has been named as

Stating that there is a high demand from her fans for her pictures, Sumana says that now they are available in her website.

Apart from that, through the website, preparations are now being made to deliver online tuition lessons for young girls on how to maintain their beauty without the help of a makeup artist, she says.
Sumana has told media that she had started that way before launching the website.

She says that she gave instructions to her fans through YouTube on how to do beauty culture and says that it has been watched by 2,147 viewers.

Sumana returned to Sri Lanka last December after 11 years since she had decided to stay in United States of America when she went there to perform in "Cheerio Sergeant" stage drama.

It is said that later she had worked as an attendant in US.

Currently she is married to an Italian national named Gregory Toriello who is the head chef of the Belisimen hospital in Staten Island, New York.

However, Sumana had also appeared in 2 TV commercials during her stay in US.

Born in Dehiwala, having studied at Karagampitiya Buddhist School, Sumana kept the stepping stone of her career as a dancer in star class hotels.

Sumana has contributed to 30 films, 4 teledramas, and nearly 100 stage dramas as an actress.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Battle for control : Serene Pavilions

The entire saga of the board room battle of the Rs. 200 million Serene Pavilions Resort, a high end sea side boutique hotel at Wadduwa boiled over when Mr. Clive Leach arrived in Sri Lanka in August this year.

About the same time, Mr. Lokuhetty is reported to have held a board meeting with his wife who is also a director, at their Rajagiriya residence, and as the quorum for a board meeting is 3 persons, appointed their son as a director along with two others. They removed the Company Secretaries Chart Business Systems (Pvt.) Ltd., and appointed R & J Corporate Secretaries (Pvt.) Ltd., The resolution to remove the Company Secretaries was voted only by the Lokuhetty family.

Mr. Lokuhetty claims that people dressed in Army uniform were present outside his residence when he was holding his meeting.

The Company Secretaries thereafter lodged a complaint at the Welikada police station of the purported board meeting that had been held at the Lokuhetty residence and also reported the matter to the Registrar of Companies saying that the appointment of new Directors was illegal.

However, Mr. Lokuhetty submitted papers to the Registrar of Companies with the new list of directors, and the Registrar accepted these names. Mr. Lokuhetty also complained to the Slave Island police station of an ‘illegal board meeting’ that is being held by the other directors.

Mr. Leach and the other directors decided to sack Mr. Lokuhetty as the CEO of Serene Pavilions. Mr. Dilith Jayaweera, a hotelier of recent origin was among those who visited the Serene Pavilions last week (September 11) with a group of some fifty persons. He accompanied two directors of the hotel who voted to oust Mr. Lokuhetty. Mr. Jayaweera says that he has no interest in the matter other than “it was my duty to clear the ill feeling that this British national had developed towards our motherland and its truly honest people”.

Mr. Jayaweera says that he met Mr. and Mrs. Leach late on the night of 31st August and that he was introduced to them by a senior official of the Capital Maharajah Group. Mr. Leach who was once Chairman of Yorkshire TV in the UK was also a director of Capital Maharajah Group.

He says that Mr. Leach had asked him to be the Alternate Director to him “if that was the only way I could fight for his rights and restore his faith in the goodness of our country.” Previously, he says, he was asked to consider managing the hotel and that he was in consultation with the management of Citrus Leisure PLC, a company that owns hotels in Sri Lanka, and that the company had “agreed to consider providing temporary management services to Serene Pavilions.”

Mr. Lokuhetty had then arrived at the hotel when Mr. Jayaweera and the directors were addressing the staff of the hotel accompanied by his lawyers and two police officers including a Senior Superintendent and said that he remained CEO of the hotel. The police then recorded statements from both parties. The matter is now before courts.

Meanwhile, Mr. and Mrs. Leach received a telephone call from the Department of Immigration asking them to call over immediately. When they went to the Department they were told that they were in receipt of a complaint from Mr. Lokuhetty that they were engaged in business having come on a tourist visa. Mr. and Mr. Leach left for the UK thereafter.

Quarrel with Leach was over exclusive right to one pavilion

Anura Lokuhetty, the CEO and director of Serene Pavilions had this to say about the saga:

“The reason for the falling out (with Mr. Clive Leach) is a very simple issue. We knew each other since 1991 when I was the General Manager at Riverina hotel. Our families were close to each other. Even in May when he came to Sri Lanka we met and went for dinner. The issue came up when we built this (hotel). We brought the land through South West Holdings. 

We were involved in other businesses. We sold all these businesses and invested the money in South West Holdings. We bought the land (to build the hotel) soon after the tsunami. We took a bank loan of USD 1.9 million from the Bank of Ceylon. It was the worst time in Sri Lanka. But the BOC considering my involvement in the hotel industry and my dealings provided the facility. We hired a foreign architect. While the buildings were going on we wanted extra money.

This was in 2008. I invited one of my schoolmates Sumith Guruge and Chris Warnakulasuriya and another Indian known as Gautam Radia came in. We sold about 32 per cent and both of us had the controlling shares. (68 per cent). When we were about to open the hotel Clive Leach wanted to block one pavilion for him exclusively. That means we can’t sell it when he is not here. I said I have not given that facility to other shareholders. We have only 12 pavilions. 

If you block one pavilion the business will get affected by 8.5 per cent. I said it cannot be done, but at the initial stage I gave it. Later, the other two directors came to know about it and made a fuss, Clive expected (me) to support him. I could not do that. He did not accept the offer to occupy it when he is not in the country. We sell a pavilion for US dollars 600 per night. Then he said children below 15 cannot be entertained. I said that was not possible. So it was on this issue that we fell out.

Mr. Lokuhetty denied there were questions about the hotel’s accounts. “Everything is audited. Even last month’s accounts were done. Everything is 100 per cent transparent”, he says.

He claims that the board meeting he held with only his wife was not a separate meeting. “That was a proper board meeting. We called all the directors .we informed them. They came for the meeting with 10 other people and an Army vehicle with a person in an Army like uniform who was armed. My home is the registered office. I told them to come in. Only the directors can come in”.

“They lodged a complaint at the Welikada police saying I did not allow them to come in. It is they who had an illegal meeting. We lodged a complaint at the Slave Island police about that.” 

Asked about the appointment of his son as a director, Mr. Lokuhetty said “I am entitled to appoint my son as a director. I have more than 30 per cent of the shares therefore for every 10 per cent a director can be appointed”. He denies having employed local thugs and security personnel to block other directors from the hotel entering the hotel premises. He says it were others opposed to him who brought about 50 persons and intimidated him at the hotel site.

“They even came in an Army vehicle. One person was armed. Two directors were there,” he says.

The Commercial High Court of Colombo restrained Don Gamini Chandrathilake Netthicumara, Wasantha Kumara Galagoda and Nipuna Devindra Samarawickrama from acting as directors of Serene Pavilions (Private) Limited with immediate effect, in a case filed by one of the directors Sumith Guruge against the illegal manner in which the management of the company was being conducted.

The court order follows a boardroom battle between a British media moghul and investor and the Chairman of the multi-million rupee boutique hotel at Wadduwa, Clive W. Leach and some directors and Deputy Chairman and CEO, Anura Lokuhetty.

Mr. Guruge claims that the respondents had arbitrarily conducted a meeting not in keeping with the rules of the company and that thuggery was used to prevent him from conducting a meeting of the directors.

The Commercial High of Colombo Justice M.C.B.S Morais after listening to the submission by Counsel for Mr. Guruge granted interim relief restraining Messrs. Netticumara, Galagoda and Samarawickrama from functioning as directors with immediate effect.

There are 13 respondents in the case including Serene Pavilions (Private ) Limited, Anura Lokuhetty, Jit Warnakulasuriya, Dilani Lokuhetty, Clive William Leach, Stephanie Leach, Business Management House (private) Limited, Don Gamini Chandratillake Netthicumara, Wasantha Kumara Galagoda, Nipuna Devindra Samarawickrama, Chart Business System (Private ) Limited, Dilith Jayaweera and Gazali Hussain.

The petitioner states that the issued share capital of Serene Pavilions (Private) Limited company’s shares have been allocated in the following manner;
Clive William Leach (37.78 per cent)
Anura Lokuhetty (30.12 per cent)
Sumith Guruge (15 per cent)
Dishan Jitendakumar Warnakulasuriya (12.1 per cent)
Gautama Radia (5 per cent).

The petitioners states that acting in terms of the provisions of the articles of association of the 1st respondent the existing Directors namely Clive William Leach and Stephanie Leach respectively appointed Dilith Jayaweera and Gazali Hussain to be their alternative directors.

In or around January 11, 2013 all board members other than Anura Lokuhetty, agreed to proceed with a decision to sell Serene Pavilions (Private) Limited. The decision to sell the Company was positively responded to by Mr.Iqbal Daredia, an investor with an expression of interest to purchase 100 per cent of the equity at a substantial indicative price of US $ 4.5 million.

The petitioner states that the Secretaries of Serene Pavilions (Private) Limited had received a Board resolution instructing the same by South West Holdings (Pvt) Limited which was controlled by the 2nd respondent Lokuhetty seeking to re-issue share certificates to South West holdings (Pvt) Limited comprising 308,550 shares of Serene Pavilions (Private) Limited on the basis that the same was transferred by Clive William Leach with no consideration whatsoever.

The petitioner states that in line with this, Mr. Lokuhetty sought to coerce and exert pressure on the Company Secretaries of Serene Pavilions (Private) Limited viz., Chart Business System (Private) Limited seeking to effect an alteration of the share register.

The petitioner also states that, to the best of the petitioner’s knowledge, owing to the pressure inverted by Mr. Lokuhetty and /or any one and/or more of them, an alteration had been affected in the original register which was subsequently reversed upon seeking a legal opinion thus preserving the original share composition.


 In a strange twist to the controversy surrounding the Serene Pavilions hotel in Wadduwa, the property’s CEO Anura Lokuhetti was abducted and later dumped near a road in Bandaragama at dawn yesterday.

Police said Lokuhetti had been admitted to hospital for treatment after allegedly being assaulted by his abductors.

Wadduwa Police are reportedly questioning people in the area in connection with Lokuhetti’s abduction. The van used in the abduction is reportedly in Police custody.

The Serene Pavilions CEO is embroiled in a dispute over shareholding of the company involving businessmen Jit Warnakulasuriya and Sumith Guruge and a foreign investor whose interests are now being represented by businessman Dilith Jayaweera.
The abduction had taken place around 5:30 a.m. yesterday from the hotel in Wadduwa.

9 arrested over ‘Serene Pavilions’ abduction

Nine individuals have been arrested over the abduction of CEO of Wadduwa "Serene Pavilions" hotel, reports say.

The arrests were made yesterday (11).

Initial reports cited that the CEO of the "Serene Pavilions" hotel - Anura Lokuhetty was abducted by a group that had come in a "white van" and had later abandoned him near Bandaragama area.

Reports further say that an assaulted Mr. Lokuhetty has been hospitalized due to injuries, and that the white van said to have been used in the abduction, is currently under Police custody.

According to reports, the reason behind this abduction is said to be a dispute that had broken out between Mr. Lokuhetty and the other members of the Director Board: Jit Warnakulasuriya, Sumith Guruge, and Sir Clive Leech.

Speaking over the matter, Mr. Warnakulasuriya said that due to various misdeeds and irregularities, the rest of the Director Board who owns 70% of the shares in the company had decided to remove Mr. Lokuhetty from his post of CEO and also from the membership of the Director Board.

He also said that even a court order has backed this decision.

The rest of the Director Board has decided to transfer the management of the "Serene Pavilions" villa to the Citrus Leisure Group, Mr. Warnakulasuriya said.

Speaking further, he said that had gone to the hotel yesterday morning (11) along with Mr. Guruge, few members of the Citrus hotel group and several security officers to brief the staff about the management change.

However, while on his way back to Colombo he learnt that several persons including Citrus employees have been arrested by the Police.

Mr. Dilith Jayaweera of the Triad Advertising (Pvt) Ltd. and Ms. Waruni Fernando, the daughter of Minister Sarath Amunugama, are also acting as members of the Director Board of the Citrus Leisure Group.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Jacqueline wants to be a mother

Sri Lankan beauty queen and rising Bollywood star Jacqueline Fernandez has splashed headlines again and this time over a 'baby' issue.

The baby issue has come to limelight during an interview with Times of India. Speaking her mind, Jackie has revealed that though she does have doubts in the institution of marriage, she definitely wants to have kids.

"Marriage or no marriage, I am definitely having babies" she has said.
Jackie, who is born to a Sri Lankan father and a Malaysian mother has also spoken on how was it growing up in a multiethnic household.

"It helped me understand different cultures and more importantly how they can beautifully co-exist under one roof," she has said. I love exploring different languages and cultures and that is why I feel very comfortable in India, which is a splendid collage of diverse ethnicity," she has added.

Nine arrested at brothel in Maradana

The Western Province Anti Vice Squad last night arrested nine suspects including seven women at a brothel which had been operating under the guise of a guest house in Maradana, Police said.

The women, aged between 21 and 40, were from Trincomalee, Walapane, Wellampitiya, Vavuniya and Colombo. They are to be produced before the Maligakanda Magistrate today, Police said.

Monday, October 7, 2013

DARANI : yaayata paayana video Girl Latest

  • Her name is Dharani Alweera
  • Dharani Alweera was born on 15-May-1987
  • Currently working in Emirates Airlines as an Air Hostess
Sri Lanka popular Music Video 'Yayata Payana' song girl Dharani Alweera's new images collection.


Thursday, October 3, 2013

Two actresses fight over Kavinga

Two actresses are quarreling with each other to get the attention of the actor Kavinga Perera, reports say.

It is said that these two actresses are trying to grab the vacancy of Kavinga's "girlfriend", since his previous girlfriend Aksha Sudari has left him.

These  two actresses who are both currently active in the filed, were crowned "Beauty Queens" in two separate media channels.

Shihan Mihiranga becomes a Father

The news about the well known Sirasa Superstar celebrity Shihan Mihiranga becoming a father has now become a widespread hit.

However, the newborn son of Shihan has also been named "Shihan".

In other words, the full name of the baby is Shihan Mash Benat Samaranayake.

Shihan and Gishni got married in January 2012.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

New CEO to Colombo stock exchange

Rajeeva Bandaranaike, a veteran stock exchange official who left the agency in 2011 has been appointed as chief executive of Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange.

Bandaranaike was at one time head of business development and clearing and settlements and had been with the agency from 1992 to 2011, when he left for the licensed finance companies sector.

He will take over the November 14, Colombo Stock Exchange's board of directors said.

Bandaranaike has Master's in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Australia and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree from the Open University of Sri Lanka.

US 2015 Green Card Lottery begins

The US Embassy Colombo announced today that the 2015 Diversity Visa Lottery Program, also known as the ‘Green Card Lottery,’ will start accepting online applications from 9:30PM (SL time) on October 1, 2013, until 9:30PM on November 2, 2013.

The Diversity Visa Lottery is an annual program that allows randomly selected applicants who were born in qualifying countries – including Sri Lanka and Maldives – the opportunity to interview for an immigrant visa, and if they are qualified for immigrant visas, to become legal permanent residents of the United States, the embassy said in a statement.

“If you are interested in finding out more about the program, including the qualifications and detailed instructions in Sinhala, Tamil and English, please go to the U.S. Embassy Colombo’s website at:

To apply for the lottery, please go to,” it said.

The statement also said:

A few suggestions to keep in mind:

•         The lottery application period is only open from October 1, 2013 to November 2, 2013;

•         The lottery is only open to people born in certain countries, including Sri Lanka and Maldives;

•         You may only apply once; multiple entries will result in disqualification;

•         You must meet either the educational or the work requirement qualification for the Diversity Visa program, so please make sure you qualify before applying;

•         After submitting the online application, you will receive a confirmation number, which you must keep in order to check if you have been selected for a visa interview.

The online application is completely free – there are no hidden costs.  Beware of scams and persons or companies making claims of affiliation with the U.S. Government, or those who promise improved odds of selection.  You do not need 3rd party assistance to complete and submit an application.

Beginning May 2014, applicants may go online to to see if they have been selected for a visa interview.  If selected, the interview will be with a U.S. Consular Officer, who will decide if you are eligible to receive a visa.

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