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Thursday October 6th, 2022
Culture

Sri Lanka's 'Hellfire' to go ahead amid religious outcry

“I will not allow you to venerate Satanic music for Satan in my city,” Senanayake was heard saying.

September 30, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka Army promotes Asian champions in cricket, netball, bodybuilding

Army Commander Lt Gen Vikum Liyanage met the sports winners at a ceremony to commemorate their achievements.

September 21, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Colombo International Book Fair kicks off with 400 stalls

The book fair was opened by Secretary to the Ministry of Education Nihal Ranasingha.

September 16, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's title-wining women netball team set an example to all athletes: President

Sri Lanka won the Asian Netball Championship for the second year straight

September 11, 2022 1 min read
Some missing Sri Lanka Commonwealth athletes found by UK, locations not disclosed

UK Birmingham Police had located about 6 of the missing people, however, locations were not disclosed

What should modern independent India be and how can it get there?

In India, religion and socialism collide and commingle

Mark Hager
August 23, 2022 37 min read

Salman Rushdie recovering well after an assassination attempt: reports

Rushdie, 75, shot to fame with his book “Midnight’s Children,” the film version of which was shot in Sri Lanka.

Dulya de Silva
August 14, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka sports ministry investigating disappearance of Commonwealth athletes

"They left the games village after participating in their respective events."

Chanka Jayasinghe
August 8, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka protestors rebuff alternative ‘GoGama’ sites, call for change

Protestors say the Aragalaya site on the Galle Face is a symbol of a country-wide phenomenon

Dulya de Silva
August 7, 2022 4 min read

Sri Lanka's Yupun Abeykoon bags 100m Commonwealth bronze amid soft-peg crisis

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August 4, 2022 2 min read

Lanka’s cultural sperm whale

Social Learning and Cooperation Go Deep

Mark Hager
July 22, 2022 11 min read

Sri Lanka's Yupun Abeykoon sets new South Asia sprint record

Broke his own record

July 4, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lankans express anger, frustration over president's tweet after cricket win 

Sri Lankans are still waiting in long queues for days to buy fuel and cooking gas amid power cuts as the crisis deepens.

Shihar Aneez
June 23, 2022 5 min read
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Sri Lanka to boost 'Agampora' traditional martial art by lifting 200-year ban

Sri Lanka's cabinet of ministers had approved the official ban in 2019 but it had not been given legal effect.

Dulya de Silva
June 14, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka Cricket to donate ticket money from Australian tour to crisis-hit people

SLC expects a considerable collection from ticket sales

June 6, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka passport issuance halted over computer glitch

People were agitated waiting at the passport offices

May 5, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka govt leaders criticized over Facebook frame with national flag 

President and his allies cursed for ruining the country

Mahadiya Hamza
April 11, 2022 3 min read

Indian pilgrims joint St. Anthony's festival Kachchateevu

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March 13, 2022 2 min read

Nadunagamuwa Raja, Sri Lanka's famed tusker carrying tooth relic, passes

Raja carried the casket for 12 years.

March 7, 2022 2 min read
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Lisa Kaestner appointed Sri Lanka and Maldives Country Manager for IFC

A US national, Kaestner had joined IFC in 1999 as the resident representative in Georgia

March 1, 2022 1 min read

Queen Elizabeth gives Deborah Edirisinghe of Sri Lanka Commonwealth award

Edirisinghe, is the founder of ‘Child Action Lanka’, a Kandy based charity that runs shelters for 1,500 children.+

February 23, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Equal Ground, Canada HC join hands in LGBTQI film festival

Established in 2006, Abhimani is the oldest International Queer Film Festival in South Asia.

Dulya de Silva
February 22, 2022 3 min read

Roses dominate in Sri Lanka's picked up valentine sales

"Wow. I thought Sri Lanka is going through economic hardships"

Dulya de Silva, Neshella Perera and Bismitha Prabothini
February 16, 2022 3 min read

Crisis-hit Russians, Ukrainians boost Sri Lanka's tourism recovery

The Russians and Ukrainians have accounted for 25-pct of total tourists came to Sri Lanka in first 42 days

Mahadiya Hamza
February 14, 2022 2 min read

Dollar crisis poses existential threat to Sri Lanka's publishing industry: authors

“There is no paper in the market. There are no dollars to import paper."

February 11, 2022 2 min read
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