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Power Cut Timetable (2016)

These are the power cut time tables for the next two days (Wednesday the 16th and Thursday the 17th, 2016). The cuts will be 5 and a half hours during…

Cricket T20 World Cup Schedule (2016) - Sri Lanka Time

This is the Sri Lankan match schedule for the T20 Cricket…

The Big Match: What's The Big Deal?

It's that time of the year again when big match parades roll around town and lead boys (current and "old") to their school big matches. Every school will claim that theirs is the greatest rivalry…

Deadpool Movie Review

Deadpool is hyper-violent, it's self aware, it's hilarious. Tim Miller's directorial debut was commendable, rocking the snarky geek genre and killing the 4th wall. As a Scott Pilgrim fan, I was excited to see…

ETCA (The Agreement Formerly Known As CEPA)

Sri Lanka and India are negotiating a trade agreement which is causing a lot of controversy. Unlike other trade agreements which covers goods, this covers services - specifically…

Peekaboo: Google See Inside, Now In Sri Lanka

So, Google Street View has covered some of Sri Lanka, and better yet, it's even got the option to See Inside a few places. Never been to Pedlar's Inn? Simply look it up…

What's Up With Bars Closing at 11 PM? YAMU Speculates.

No excuse from the excise     So if you're a bit of a party papol, you must've noticed that pretty much all bars and nightclubs in Colombo are closing down at about midnight.…

How To Watch Netflix On Your TV (Sri Lanka)

Since Netflix arrived, we realized that not everyone may know how to watch Internet video on their TVs. Here are some options. They apply to Netflix but also to Internet Video in general. To…

Netflix In Sri Lanka (+ How To Use The US Library)

Netflix is now available in Sri Lanka. The best thing about Netflix is the content, but a strong #2 is the amazing picture and sound quality. I've actually been watching Netflix here for…

Star Wars Tickets In Colombo

UPDATE: Booking for Star Wars is now open at EAP Movies. You need to register, and note that the 7PM showing on the 25th is sold out. Star Wars: The Force Awakens…

Google Traffic Launches In Sri Lanka

Now Sri Lankans can get live traffic data on Google Maps. It's pretty cool, and Christmas colored. Green for where traffic is good, red for where traffic is bad. Just a glance at today's traffic…

Space Junk Near Sri Lanka - When & Where To Watch

At 11:50 AM on November 13, space will be showing us its junk. Our junk, really. A piece of space debris named WT1190F (WTF) will burn up in the atmosphere, about 100 km off…

New Battaramulla Traffic Plan (Map)

UPDATE: This traffic plan has currently been suspended. After less than a week. This is a map of the new Colombo traffic plan to and from Battaramulla. The new rules apply from 7:30 -…

Rugby World Cup Schedule 2015 (Sri Lanka Time)

The Rugby World Cup is being held in England this…

Sri Lanka's Future Expressways

As YAMU expands our coverage island-wide, the question we ask is ‘where next?’ One major factor is where the roads go. While we hope for good trains and more accessible transport, expressways…

Watching The General Election Results (Sri Lanka/2015) #GenElecSL

UPDATE: The General Election is complete. The UNP won 46% of the vote compared to 42%…

2015 මහ මැතිවරණයේ ඡන්දය ප්‍රකාශ කිරීම

ඔබ මහ මැතිවරණයේ ඡන්දය ප්‍රකාශ කිරීමට ලියාපදිංචිවී ඇත් දැයි දැනගැනීමට tiny.cc/slvoters වෙත…

General Election Voting Guide (#GenElecSL)

You can see how to watch the General Election Results here. We hope you vote in Sri Lanka's upcoming General Election, if you're registered. You can check if you're registered here — tiny.cc/slvoters . If you're not, then we're afraid it's too late. You can check the nomination lists here - Manthri.lk. මෙම ලිපිය…

Achcharu Kade Cafe Closing (But Cooking Goes On)

Achcharu Kade Cafe graduated from the Good Market to their own shop in Colpetty, but now they're shutting it down. But don't worry, they're still doing Good Market Saturdays and lunch and…

Vesak In Colombo (2015)

Vesak is almost here and it's always an exciting time in Colombo as everyone begins to prepare for it. The day commemorates the birth, enlightenment and parinibbana of the Buddha, and seeing the city…

Free Wi-Fi Zones In Sri Lanka

It was announced this week by the Prime Minister that 26 parts of the country have been turned into free Wi-Fi zones. Epic news. These zones are spread out in…

Watching The Sri Lanka Election Results (2015) #PresPollSL

You can see how to watch the General Election Results here. UPDATE: The election is effectively over. The challenger Maithripala Sirisena is comfortably ahead in counting (though final results have not been issued). The incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa has conceded and left Temple Trees. Congratulations to all Sri Lankans for holding…

The Colombo Port City

The Colombo Port City, if all goes well, should be a reality in September 2017, three years after work officially began. Once completed, this largely private development will completely transform Colombo, adding 233…

Koslanda Landside Relief: Ways To Help

Landslides triggered by the monsoon rains have reports 32 people missing. At last count, 6 bodies had been recovered with 330 people affected by the landslide (watch the news…