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Friday January 28th, 2022
Culture

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

4 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.

4 min read

Sri Lanka cinemas to screen Japanese anime movies

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

4 min read

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.

4 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.

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

1 min read

Dolphin Detail

In deep with Lanka’s Bottlenose buddies.

Mark Hager

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.

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.

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

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

1 min read

Queer artistes have a hard time entering mainstream media

Pakistani queer artiste Rafay Shahzad describes his travails

Kshama Ranawana

6 min read

Sri Lanka's Yohani releases new single Moving On through US label

Moving On, is mostly in English, with parts in Sinhalese and is about a break-up.

2 min read

Civet Close Encounters

Midnight Rambler: Sympathy for the Devil in Your Garden

Mark Hager

8 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator license more electricians

PUCSL says an electrician license will be made mandatory by next year and regulations will be imposed

2 min read

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Mangala Samaraweera: The Utopian Expedient

In a country of tribes – whether family, school, community or class - he saw individuals for who they were

Daniel Alphonsus

7 min read

Pioneering Sri Lankan archaeologist Dr Siran Deraniyagala passes away

Among his discoveries were clay artifacts with writing on them dating back to sixth century BCE.

1 min read

Sri Lanka ex-sports minister “not satisfied” with 2011 Cricket World Cup fixing probe

The police within four days called off the investigations, citing a lack of evidence.

3 min read

Sri Lankan novelist's 'A Passage North' shortlisted for 2021 Booker Prize

The book was previously long listed for the same prize.

1 min read

Sri Lanka national Sharmini Coorey to retire from IMF

"She has made incredible contributions throughout a stellar Fund career, which began in 1986" - MD

2 min read

Considering Coomarasamy

A Sri Lankan Intellectual Who Stood By Some Striking Views

Mark Hager

6 min read

Sri Lanka to award 106mn rupees in prize money to Paralympics winners

August 30 was the first time the island nation won double medals in the same event in the same year.

2 min read

Sri Lankan pop icon Sunil Perera passes away; tributes pour in

A man known for his rebellious streak, Perera didn't hesitate to get political in the face of social injustice.

2 min read

Sri Lanka 10-year old's parakeet shot flies high in UK Wildlife Photographer Awards

UK's Natural History Museum had conducted the competition for 57 years.

2 min read

Sri Lanka wins second Paralympics medal in one day for javelin throw

This is the first time Sri Lanka has won double medals in the same event in the same year.

Mahadiya Hamza

1 min read

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