Memory lane studded with awards and accolades as newsfirst.lk celebrates eight years

Memory lane studded with awards and accolades as newsfirst.lk celebrates eight years

Memory lane studded with awards and accolades as newsfirst.lk celebrates eight years

Written by Staff Writer

10 Oct, 2015 | 7:16 am

Today, October 10, marks the beginning of New1st’s newest initiative to be the first with the news. As our website www.newsfirst.lk celebrates eight years of service today it is time to take the cursors down the ‘memory’ lane.

The website began as www.ethalaya.com on October 10, 2007 and later changed to www.newsfirst.lk as it developed to become the official website for News1st.

The newsfirst.lk website consists in languages of Sinhala, Tamil and English and became the pioneer amongst websites which uploads videos.

The website which initially began from the Sinhala language, revolutionised news presentation in other languages, as websites of the Sinhala and English languages came into being in the year 2009.

Our site newsfirst.lk is star-studded venture, grabbing the attention of viewers around the world and bagging many awards in its eight-year journey. Among them are excellence awards from “BestWeb.lk” in the years of 2010, 2014, 2015.

Down these years, viewers have been able to access to news, with the click of a button in the comfort of their homes, irrespective of what time of day or night, it is.

Its special that newsfirst.lk  also bagged the bronze award for the best website based in the Tamil medium. At present, newsfirst.lk reports news as it happens, without being biased or afraid. Clear, precise and fast, News1st’s presentation of news and its Breaking News and Just In news versions have grabbed the attention of the public in their quest to learn of happening news, as it happens.

We here at News1st express our heartfelt  gratitude to all our viewers for by standing with us, trusting us and believing in us. For it is our viewers who have helped us to become what we are today in their eyes – the No.1 website in  Sri Lanka.

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