Good News From Jayam May 15, 2024 Pls Scroll Down 35 items

Mother's Day is May 12th

Good News From Jayam May 15, 2024 Pls Scroll Down 35 items

Mother’s Day is May 12th

Mother's Day is May 12th

Sri Lanka Foundation Int. Awards at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City, Ca. (Photos by Moran Moran)

Sri Lanka Foundation Int. Awards

The awardees and staff of the Sri Lanka Foundation pose for an official photo. This years awards ceremony proved to be the best. “Extremely well organized!” “Excellent food!”

Sri Lanka Foundation Int. Awards

Roy Malleappah – Exceptional Achievement Awardee

Cyril Weeratunge – Exceptional Achievement Awardee

Manilal Fernando – President’s Award Winner

Sajee Perera, Master of Ceremonies

Sajee Perera, Master of Ceremonies

Achala Weerasinghe – Producer/Choreographer/MC

Dr. Dishan Jayasinhe,

President of the Sri Lanka Foundation speaks


Dr. Walter Jayasinghe, Chairman

of the Sri Lanka Foundation speaks

Manik Punithakumar, Sunil and Daya Appapillai

Aruni Ganewatte President Sri Lanka Youth Organization Suranga and Awardee Enoka Fernando

Nandi and Shanthi Jasentuliyana with Sunil and Shanthi Abeysinghe

Awardee Aruni Boteju, Sudesh, Ashton and Ashley

Dr. Walter and Aeshea Jayasinghe with Prabha and Kumar Bamunuarachchi

Jeanne Mather and friends

President of Old Joes Association Dino Silva, Hemamali and Edward Thangaratnam

Aruni Boteju, Ruwani Horanage and family

Nalaka and Hansini Abeyratna

Adrian Jayasinghe, Namal Tantula and friends

One of the many samba dancers

Part of the crowd at the Grand Ballroom of the Sheraton Universal Hotel

Hundreds Gather at SLAASC Avurudhu Puthandu Celebrations

at Charles H. Wilson Park in Torrance, Ca. (Photos by Moran Moran)

John Keels Holdings Cracks Jackpot with Melco

John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH) revealed that it is partnering with world famous Macau casino operator Melco for its integrated resort project developed by subsidiary Waterfront Properties Ltd.(WPL). JKH said a wholly-owned subsidiary of Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd. (Melco) will be the operator of the gaming facility at the Cinnamon Life Integrated Resort, which has been developed by the John Keells Group at an investment of over $ 1 billion.

As part of the collaboration between JKH and Melco, the integrated resort, which had previously been branded as ‘Cinnamon Life Integrated Resort’, will be rebranded as ‘City of Dreams Sri Lanka’. ‘City of Dreams’ is the flagship integrated resort brand of Melco.

Dr. Lakshman Makandura in Concert Free Admission Saturday, June 8th at 6 pm

Jack Knight – JK Services Inc. Chinthaka Wijewickrama – Sala Global Premil Jayasinghe – Baja Sub

“We are delighted to invite you to visit the “Made In Sri Lanka” booth at this year’s Los Angeles County Fair. Discover a treasure trove of authentic Sri Lankan products at Booth B 6233, conveniently located in Hall 6″

Obituaries – Sad News

Dr. Wicks - Raj Wickramasekaran of Beverly Hills, Ca. Passed Away on April 23rd, 2024

Dr. Wicks – Raj Wickramasekaran (80)

of Encino, Ca. passed away in Los Angeles, CA on April 23rd, 2024. Husband of Lekha (Ariathurai) Wickramasekaran. Father of Previn, Neha, Ranjana. Father-in-law of Sean Comer. Grandfather of Caleb, Rakesh, Rani. Trusted doctor to many and beloved friend to many more. May his memory be a blessing to all who knew him.

Celebration of Life service to be planned at a later date.


Aziz, Al Haj Ifthikhar, Husband of Rezani. Father of Kamran, Aftab and Maalik. Father-in-law of Shabnam, Renee and Amaya. Appa to Neve, Aria and Zaid. Son of late M.H.A. Aziz and late Jiffriya Aziz. Son-in-law of late Zain Markar and of Rifka Markar. Brother of late Shibly Aziz, Minha Ahamed, Imthiaz Aziz and Ryhan Ghouse. Brother-in-law of Fathima Aziz, Illyas Ahamed, Yasmin Aziz, Mazhar Ghouse, Rasheeda Asgerally and Riyadha Ismail. Janaza took place on April 24th 2024 at Jawatte Muslim Burial Grounds.

Recipes From Roma’s Kitchen

Squid/Cuttle Fish or Dhallo Curry (which ever name you call it)


1 lb.cuttle fish

2 tspns. salt

2 slices ground ginger

2 teaspoon fenugreek

1/2 tspn. sweet cummin powder

1 1/2 tspns corriander powder

a sprig of curry leaves

2-3 tspns. lime juice

2 dessertspoons oil

4 oz. 1st extract of coconut milk

2 dessertspoons chilli powder

6-8 cloves garlic

1 tspn. pepper powder

1/2 tspn. cummin powder

3-4 green chillies chopped

1 oz. red onions,chopped

12oz. 2nd extract of coconut milk


1.Clean cuttle fish. Cut into 1″ pieces

2.Mix together with all the powdered

  ingredients and salt.

3.Heat oil. Add curry leaves onions and fry

  for a few minutes.

4.Add cuttle fish and left over ingredients

  and cook for 5-7 minutes.

5.Add second extract of coconut milk and

  cook until done.

6.Add 1st extract of coconut milk.Bring to

  boil add lime juice and take off fire.

Ingredients for 8 portions.

1.This is a first time I have advertised anything.

    It is absolutely something which in my mind is

    washed, cleaned and dried to perfection. All you

    are expected to do is cut them in 1″rings and

    follow cooking instructions. It truly is a great

    culinary experience. 2.The new market Eastern

Spices, located by our old familiar “Baja Sub”

carries this item. Washed, cleaned and ready to

follow directions!

Should you have any questions or requests,

please email me at :

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