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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

April 29, 2024 3 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

April 14, 2024 6 min read

Sri Lanka to introduce new legislation for censorship-free film industry, arts

“We must remove the word censorship from artistic endeavours."

November 15, 2023 2 min read

Veteran Sri Lanka actor Jackson Anthony no more

Anthony was 65 at the time of death.

October 9, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka marks World Sanscrit Day with India

The celebration of World Sanskrit Day will underscore the centuries old shared heritage of India and Sri Lanka

Lyca Productions to market Sri Lankan films in Middle East, Europe 

Lyca Productions India announces Sri Lankan production facility and six Sri Lankan movies.

Lohia: General aims, Immediacy and Heretical Gandhism

Long-time Gandhi Acolyte Finds Gandhian Socialism the Only ’True’ Socialism.

August 18, 2023 18 min read

Sri Lanka to receive "priceless" artefacts from Netherlands amid concerns over robberies

Dutch King Willem-Alexander has apologized for the Netherlands’ involvement in slavery

Apsara Rodrigo
July 12, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka marks International Yoga Day with Indian backing

The event which was organized by the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC) of the Indian High Commission

June 18, 2023 1 min read

Tamil Buddhism in Sri Lanka: A study in historical expedience

“Both groups argue with an agenda to promote the claims of their side."

Himal Kotelawala
June 13, 2023 7 min read
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Sri Lanka hosts the Indian Travel Agents Association convention to boost tourism

The 68th annual convention of Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) is set to be held from July 6 to 9, 2023.

Melkishiya Andrew
May 20, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka imports 4.5mn eggs after price controls shut local layer farms

Minister Siyambalapitiya said 277,360 kilograms of eggs have been imported from February 13.

May 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka parliament to debate draft central bank law on May 11

Welfare Benefit Payment Scheme under the Welfare Benefit Act will be taken up on May 12

May 4, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to lose billion rupees in alcohol tax from Vesak store closure

"The decision to close liquor stores for three days will cost the government 337 million rupees per day".

May 3, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka plans water tariff hike

After the second electricity tariff hike in February 2023, no changes were made to the water tariff.

May 3, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka considers to legalize homosexuality - PMD

"However, it has never been enforced for the last five decades to my knowledge,"

Apsara Rodrigo
March 31, 2023 2 min read
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SL Airline's up cycling project helps low income families out of poverty

Her raw materials consist of waste items such as unusable aircraft seats covers, blankets, uniforms and other items.

February 21, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka bakers hold bread prices after power hike on demand fall

The current prices are too high and if we increase it more it will result in further downfall of the business

February 17, 2023 3 min read

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

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 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

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
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