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Radio Ceylon: The Lankan queen of airwaves

Away from the world of social media and internet, there was a time when listening to Radio Ceylon was part of everyday entertainment in several South Asian countries. Radio Ceylon had actually thrown a big challenge to All India Radio in terms of popularity. Supriyo Hazra journeys through the memory lane at the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation building in Colombo recently.

Sri Lankan people have always been friendly, supportive and welcoming: Indian restauranter Viraj Panchal

After arriving in Sri Lanka, Indian businessman Viraj Panchal fell in love with the Island Nation and expanded his business here. He is also running one of the most popular restaurants in Colombo city- Mango Tree. IBNS correspondent Supriyo Hazra catches up to know his journey in Sri Lanka so far. Excerpts:

Jacqueline Fernandez visits Sri Lanka under Cinnamon's ‘Bring a Friend Home’ Campaign

Colombo, Aug 26 (IBNS): Bollywood star and former Miss Sri Lanka, Jacqueline Fernandez visited Sri Lanka as the first guest under Cinnamon’s ‘Bring a Friend Home’ (BAFH) campaign.

Dine at Rock Salt, Sri Lanka’s first DIY hot lava rock restaurant

Beruwala, Jun 15 (IBNS): Rock Salt, the signature restaurant of Cinnamon Bey Beruwala is Sri Lanka’s first eatery to offer hot lava rock cuisine wherein the meal is a toast to the coast: prawns, squids, and fresh fish.