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Monday June 27th, 2022
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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.

June 23, 2022 5 min read

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.

June 14, 2022 2 min read

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

Sri Lanka passport issuance halted over computer glitch

People were agitated waiting at the passport offices

May 5, 2022 1 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

Romila Thapar talks on History of the Museum in Sri Lanka lecture

This history, as can be observed in India, would probably apply to most countries that were once Colonies

January 27, 2022 2 min read

Remains of veteran Sri Lanka singer Neela Wickramasinghe to be repatriated

Wickramasinghe 71, had assumed duties in Milan on December 29, the foreign ministry said in a statement.

Mahadiya Hamza
January 18, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka cinemas to screen Japanese anime movies

Sri Lanka cinemas usually screen English, Sinhala, Tamil and Hindi films.

Aathmika Mahasenan
January 13, 2022 2 min read
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Lady in red: Mysterious painting hidden behind a prominent Sri Lankan's portrait

Who she was, why she was painted and why she was eventually covered up, remains a mystery.

Dulya de Silva and Neshella Perera
January 12, 2022 6 min read
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Sri Lanka players back in cricket bubble after ban lifted

A suspended ban to remain

January 8, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka athlete wins four gold medals at Asian weightlifting championship

Dishalya won gold in the 47kg weight class in dead lift, bench press and squat events.

December 30, 2021 1 min read

High-flying Belgian-British teenager on world record attempt stops in Sri Lanka

Rutherford is aiming to break the Guinness World Record as the youngest woman to fly around the world,

Mahadiya Hamza
December 29, 2021 1 min read

Dolphin Detail

In deep with Lanka’s Bottlenose buddies.

Mark Hager
December 24, 2021 7 min read

Sri Lanka premier Mahinda Rajapaksa on two-day pilgrimage to Tirupati, India

The premier, who had last visited the site in February 2020 is expected to worship at the temple Friday morning.

December 23, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka to allot state-owned land to singer Yohani De Silva

De Silva’s video for the Manike Mage Hithe cover has amassed over 194 million views on YouTube as of Tuesday.

December 21, 2021 1 min read

Will the future of schooling be hybrid?

Students like the idea of physical school but educators propose a mix of online and actual presence

Kshama Ranawana
November 27, 2021 6 min read

Lanka Premier League T20 series: Sri Lanka to allow limited crowds at stands

The 2021 LPL T20 tournament is scheduled to be held from December 5 to 23.

Mahadiya Hamza
November 23, 2021 1 min read

Queer artistes have a hard time entering mainstream media

Pakistani queer artiste Rafay Shahzad describes his travails

Kshama Ranawana
November 21, 2021 6 min read
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