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Tuesday January 31st, 2023
Culture

Unhappy ending to Sri Lanka's thriving spa industry averted

He had made no comment on banning women massaging men or vice versa, he insisted.

January 18, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka scraps 'semi-luxury' buses on Colombo-Kataragama run

"From today onwards there will be no such buses in the Kataragama – Colombo route via Galle road."

January 5, 2023 1 min read

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka allows spectators to watch LPL knockout games for free

SLC also slashes ticket prices for knockout stage

December 22, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to improve upcountry plantation workers' lives amid Indian push 

Indians came as cheap labours under British Colonial rulers

December 20, 2022 2 min read
Prisoners to become farmers in crisis-hit Sri Lanka as rice imports banned

Sri Lanka's food prices have soared after the rupee collapsed and ad hoc state interventions in agriculture

Sri Lanka foods at Vietnam food fest

Foods such as Kottu Rotti and Aappa (Hoppers) which were made with live demonstrations.

Sri Lanka's state-owned Litro raises gas prices by over 5.5-pct

Sri Lanka's cooking gas distribution is gradually recovering after shortage in mid 2022.

December 5, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka sees lack of fashion designers amid economic crisis

Colombo Fashion Week's Luxury Edition started this week at Galle Face Hotel

Melkishiya Andrew
November 19, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka's CFW looks for more fashion entrepreneurs amid economic crisis

Luxury Edition is scheduled to be held at Galle Face Hotel on November 17

Melkishiya Andrew
November 4, 2022 2 min read

Promoting adventure tourism in Sri Lanka could've prevented Yala reckless driving: state minister

"I am not taking their side, but what we saw in Yala was an example of a burst of this urge to participate in these."

Chanka Jayasinghe
November 3, 2022 2 min read

Three more Sri Lankan athletes go missing in Europe amid currency crisis

"They had visas till October 25, 2022," the official said. 

Chanka Jayasinghe
October 28, 2022 3 min read
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Sri Lanka to end import bans on cosmetics, motor spares: Minister

Following appeals bans on 708 items had been lifted

October 22, 2022 2 min read
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Shehan Karunatilaka bags 2022 Booker Prize in big win for Sri Lankan literature

The book has been recognised for the “ambition of its scope, and the hilarious audacity of its narrative techniques”...

October 18, 2022 1 min read

Sri Aurobindo: Mystical Awareness Supplants Production

In India, religion and socialism commingle and collide.

October 7, 2022 35 min read

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.

Chanka Jayasinghe
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.

Neshella Perera
September 21, 2022 1 min read
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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.

Chanka Jayasinghe
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

Sri Lanka cricket fans get online portal to boost Asia Cup team

Sri Lanka is facing Pakistan in the finals

September 9, 2022 1 min read
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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

August 26, 2022 3 min read

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
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