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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.

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.

January 13, 2022 2 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.

January 12, 2022 6 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.

Sri Lanka’s Mrs. World defends her ‘despicable’ behaviour

The reigning Mrs. World, Caroline Jurie, had strongly defended her action in yanking the crown off the latest Mrs. Sri L...

April 10, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka police bails out Mrs World after uncrowning drama

Police Thursday arrested the reigning Mrs. World Caroline Jurie on charges of using “criminal force” against the lat...

April 8, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka arrests Mrs World over battle of beauties

Sri Lanka’s police Thursday arrested the reigning Mrs World Caroline Jurie over her role in de-crowning Mrs. Sri Lanka...

April 8, 2021 2 min read

De-crowned Mrs. Sri Lanka regains title, set to sue Mrs. World

The de-crowned Mrs. Sri Lanka 2021, Pushpika de Silva has regained her title, but is set to sue her predecessor Caroline...

April 7, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s brawling beauties end up at the police station

A high-profile beauty pageant for Sri Lanka's married women ended in disaster as the winner was unceremoniously de-crown...

April 5, 2021 3 min read

Colombo Fashion Week to show 21 Sri Lanka designers; revive pandemic hit industry

Sri Lanka's HSBC Fashion Week will kick off on March 25, showcasing 21 designers helping revive a pandemic weakened ind...

Tania Madies
March 16, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka classical music director goes mainstream

Sri Lanka classical music director and pianist Soundarie David Rodrigo, is launching her first mainstream music video wi...

March 7, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka, Maldives youth to get new skills to counter hate speech in social media

Social media influencers in Sri Lanka and the Maldives who are countering online hate could sharpen their skills in a pr...

January 13, 2021 2 min read

Government to crackdown on pro-Cannabis lobby – Prime Minister

The government is taking a tough stance against those promoting the legalization of Marijuana with Prime Minister Mahind...

Imesh Ranasinghe
October 7, 2020 2 min read

IshiniGate: Instagram star breaks her silence says cyberattacks “are overwhelming”

A Canadian Social Media influencer who raised tens of thousands of dollars for victims of the Easter Sunday attacks is s...

Imesh Ranasinghe
October 2, 2020 5 min read
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Sri Lanka named best ESL team as Canada wins World School Debating Championship 2020

Canada beat Sri Lanka to win the online World School Debating Championship 2020, in a 8-1 decision by judges.

August 2, 2020 1 min read
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Sri Lanka debates Canada in online World School Debating Championship grand final live now

A Sri Lanka school team from Sri Lanka is facing Canada in the Online World School Debating Championships grand final o...

August 2, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka ruling party in a dilemma over the destruction of Kurunegala heritage site

The Expert Committee that studied the destruction of a historical building in the city of Kurunegala wants the perpetrat...

Arjuna Ranawana
July 22, 2020 3 min read

No kissing the bride as Sri Lanka lifts weddings ban

Sri Lanka lifted a ban on wedding receptions as part of an easing of coronavirus restrictions, but grooms may not kiss t...

May 25, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka capital faces run on cakes on Valentine's Day

A severe cake shortage gripped Sri Lanka’s capital Thursday ahead of Valentine’s Day celebrations, according to onli...

February 13, 2020 1 min read

Govt committee to review foreign teledramas

The government has appointed a committee to review foreign teledramas that are broadcast in Sri Lanka the Media Ministry...

February 7, 2020 2 min read
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Hollywood celebs wax lyrical on Sri Lanka in big boost to tourism

A host of Hollywood celebrities visited Sri Lanka over the past week, poised to give the island's tourism industry, curr...

Chandeepa Wettasinghe
January 15, 2020 5 min read
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Manoratne's funeral on Wednesday

Renowned thespian Dr Jayalath Manoratne's funeral will take place on Wednesday (15) at the Boralesgamuwa public cemetery...

January 13, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's John Keells Holdings postpones Crescat refurbishment on Dec sales

Sri Lanka's John Keells Holdings (JKH) has decided to postpone the decision to refurbish the Crescat shopping mall due t...

December 17, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Harpo's to bake pizza across South Asia

Harpo's, the homegrown Sri Lankan pizza and pasta chain, will be expanding into South Asia with a franchise, founder and...

Tania Madies
December 15, 2019 2 min read