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Sri Lanka to boost 'Agampora' traditional martial art by lifting 200-year ban

Sri Lanka's cabinet of ministers had approved the official ban in 2019 but it had not been given legal effect.

June 14, 2022 2 min read

Indian pilgrims joint St. Anthony's festival Kachchateevu

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March 13, 2022 2 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.

February 22, 2022 3 min read

Roses dominate in Sri Lanka's picked up valentine sales

"Wow. I thought Sri Lanka is going through economic hardships"

February 16, 2022 3 min read
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”...

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.

Considering Coomarasamy

A Sri Lankan Intellectual Who Stood By Some Striking Views

Mark Hager
September 7, 2021 6 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.

September 6, 2021 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.

September 2, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka Kandy Perahera goes online in Covid crisis

Perahera on Temple of the Tooth facebook and youtube channels

August 12, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka Chambers team up with IFC to promote women staffers work-life balance

IFC is conducting this program jointly with FCCISL

July 16, 2021 2 min read

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
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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