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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

December 17, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka foods at Vietnam food fest

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

December 15, 2022 1 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
USAID and IREX host 'Mojo Lanka' mobile journalism festival

The two-day festival intends to educate content creators on the latest trends

Sri Lanka in talks with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for automation in agriculture

Officials of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have assured President Wickremesinghe interventions would be made.

Vinod Hirdaramani appointed director of Sri Lanka's Sampath Bank

Vinod Hirdaramani, from Sri Lanka based multinational Hirdramani group has been appointed a director of Sampath Bank Plc...

February 23, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka Cricket refutes allegations it supports a "Born Again" agenda

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is expressing extreme disappointment at what it calls “baseless allegations” that it is prom...

January 30, 2021 3 min read

Former captain wants cricket in Sri Lanka overhauled

Arjuna Ranatunga is calling for a complete overhaul of Sri Lankan Cricket after the side lost its fourth test match on t...

January 27, 2021 3 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

England cricketer Moeen Ali tests positive for Covid-19 in Sri Lanka

England player Moeen Ali had tested positive for a Coronavirus test conducted on Sunday January 03, after landing in Sri...

January 4, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka Cricket employee tests positive for Coronavirus, England team arrives

Sri Lanka Cricket said an employee has tested positive for Coronavirus on Saturday January 02, and has been isolated and...

January 3, 2021 1 min read

Authorities prepare for Adam’s Peak season despite Covid 19

The annual Sri Pada season when thousands of pilgrims climb Adam’s Peak each year begins today under strict guidelines...

December 29, 2020 2 min read

Cricket: Lanka Premier League still on course - SLC

Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) is yet to decide whether the Lanka Premier League (LPL) T20 Cricket tournament will be pla...

Imesh Ranasinghe
November 12, 2020 2 min read

Lanka Premier League green-lit; venue yet to be finalised

Sri Lanka’s health ministry and COVID-19 task force have green-lit the proposed Lanka Premier League (LPL) cricket tou...

Imesh Ranasinghe
November 5, 2020 3 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
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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

Bangladesh cricket tour of Sri Lanka put off over Coronavirus

A series of three test matches between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh planned over the next several weeks has been abandoned o...

September 28, 2020 1 min read

Covid Task Force urges the public not to relax their guard against the virus

The authorities are warning the public not to relax their guard against the Covid 19 virus saying the risk of infection ...

September 19, 2020 3 min read

Quarantine squabble: Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka hangs in balance

The proposed Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka hangs in the balance as the two countries’ cricket boards continue to be at ...

Imesh Ranasinghe
September 16, 2020 3 min read

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

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 truth to Aluthgamage's Cricket World Cup Match-fixing allegation - Police

The probe into whether the 2011 Cricket World Cup final was fixed so that Sri Lanka would lose launched by the Special I...

July 3, 2020 3 min read

Theatres to open with prescribed social distancing regulations on July 15

Sri Lanka is to open up theatres for stage dramas and other concerts for on July 15, the health ministry said in a press...

July 2, 2020 1 min read

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has been found guilty of libel

High-profile Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has been found guilty of libel in the Philippines' in a case seen as a te...

June 16, 2020 2 min read
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