Hiru News is a trilingual news website backed by the largest reporter base in Sri Lanka. Hiru News provides the latest news and information as and when it happens. Their 24X7 News Room, with an international reporter network based in more than 40 countries, helps public keep up with the latest news from across the globe. They also provide users information regarding current affairs and development, including updates in the business world, including exchange rates, stock market updates & global financial reports. They also provide users the latest news in the world of entertainment and sports with special attention being focused on the sports activities that are most popular in Sri Lanka, while also keeping users updated on all other special events occurring across the world.
Due to the unique and variety of services offering, Hiru News has been able to capture a larger share of both local and expat Sri Lankans within a short period of time. The platform provides real time news and various other entertainment segments in local languages based on individual preferences. As per available statistics, there are over hundred million frequent visitors to the platform. Therefore, the jurors were of the view that the submission deserves to be awarded as a Winner in this category.