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Sri Lanka faces barriers in reclaiming priceless artifacts from Britain

Sri Lanka has already received six artifacts from the Dutch last year.

June 4, 2024 2 min read

Vietnam Truc Lam Monastery in Sri Lanka takes meditation to all communities

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June 2, 2024 3 min read

Sri Lanka President calls for unity, sacrificing for a better tomorrow on Vesak day

We must remember the advice of Lord Buddha, “Sabbattha Sammanaso,” to treat everyone equally

May 23, 2024 2 min read

Ravi Jayasekera to continue as acting chief executive officer for Hemas

"The Board of Directors continues the search for a successor for the position of CEO"

May 22, 2024 2 min read
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VFS Global hires GB Srithar as head of Tourism Services

“His expertise positions him to lead our efforts with our client governments to promote travel, trade, and tourism"

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Sri Lanka racing drivers blame officials for Fox Hill crash deaths

Drivers: The usual protocol was to water the dusty dirt track at least once every three events

Sri Lanka should regulate 'illegal prostitution' for safety: State Minister

Sri Lanka has seen sharp rise in number of AIDS-infected people in the last year

Shihar Aneez
April 29, 2024 3 min read

Sri Lankans trapped in Myanmar forced labour cyberscam come home

Eight Sri Lankans trafficked for forced criminal activities in cyber scamming compounds in Myanmar returned to Sri Lanka

April 18, 2024 1 min read

Kaushali Kusumapala appointed Coca-Cola Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

She will collaborate with bottling partners, Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka and Male’ Aerated Water Company, stakeholde...

April 15, 2024 2 min read

LGBTQIA+ Rights: Europe and South Asia See Similar Discriminatory Practices

Society’s view on same-sex relationships dimmed with the imposition of Western values

Kshama Ranawana
April 14, 2024 6 min read

Sri Lanka plans politically correct names for Avurudu games

One of the games is kana mutti, where a blind-folded person tries to smash a hanging clay pot with a club.

Apsara Rodrigo
April 8, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka minister Thondaman chosen as World Economic Forum Young Global Leader

He continues to advocate for the rights of all marginalized people in Sri Lanka, workers, women, ethnic minorities

Apsara Rodrigo
April 5, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka earmarks Rs1bn for cricket development

Preventing politicians from assuming high positions in sports clubs could contribute to a healthier sporting environment

March 30, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka hosts international Hindu festival

The Bhagwat Gita Mahotsava is held annually to pay homage to Sri Bhagwat Gita

February 27, 2024 1 min read

Jayamin Pelpola appointed to Sri Lanka's BOC board

Jayamin Pelpola, a fintech entrepreneur and investor, appointed to board of Bank of Ceylon as non-executive director

February 27, 2024 1 min read

CEB spokesman resigns after insensitive comments

Ceylon Electricity Board spokesman engineer Noel Priyantha resigns from post after comments on talk show spark anger

February 22, 2024 2 min read
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Sri Lanka interim mechanism discusses reconciliation bill

Interim Secretariat for Truth and Reconciliation discusses Commission for Truth, Unity, and Reconciliation draft bill

Nethmi Rajawasam
February 12, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka president urges new landholders to safeguard right

I urge everyone to cherish and safeguard this right, not just for themselves but for future generations

February 6, 2024 5 min read

Imad Fakhoury appointed IFC South Asia regional director

Private sector investment is key to achieving South Asia’s development goals

January 22, 2024 2 min read

Dasun Perera appointed Chief Executive of Senfin Securities

Dasun Perera appointed Chief Executive at Senfin Securities Limited, which is affiliated to Senkadagala Finance.

January 22, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka seeks UN help for Vesak celebrations

Sri Lanka asks China for help in obtaining UN sponsorship of State Vesak festival.

January 19, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to bring end to missing persons matter by 2025: President

Committed to resolving land issue in North and addressing missing persons’ matter before conclusion of 2025

Nethmi Rajawasam
January 8, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka FM calls Myanmar counterpart for help in repatriating Myawaddy detainees

56 Sri Lankan nationals are being held in Myawaddy, Myanmar

January 4, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka resettlement will be based on 1985 map: President

Despite the conclusion of the war, unresolved matters persist

December 28, 2023 2 min read

President, Tamil MPs discuss Sri Lankan refugees in India

Sri Lankans in Indian refugee camps was discussed during a meeting between president and leaders of the North and East

Nethmi Rajawasam
December 22, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka to investigate execution of Henry Pedris a century ago

Gunawardena said that the execution was a result of a plan carried out by officials in the country at the time.

Apsara Rodrigo
December 12, 2023 1 min read
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