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Thursday September 21st, 2023

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

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

August 23, 2022 37 min read
Sri Lanka plans water tariff hike

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

Sri Lanka’s suicide on the rise after worst currency crisis

Yearly, Sri Lanka reports around 3,000 cases of suicide with about eight to nine cases reported every day

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

Prehistoric dwellers in Sri Lanka used the bow and arrow before Europeans - Study

Cave dwellers in Sri Lanka used bow-and-arrow technology 48,000-years ago, the earliest such evidence found outside Afri...

June 13, 2020 4 min read

Mahinda predicts Sri Lanka would emerge from COVID "shortly" if we follow guidelines

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says that Sri Lanka’s famed hydrological civilization owes its growth to the advent o...

June 5, 2020 2 min read

Cosmopolitan Sri Lanka celebrates young movers & shakers in 35 Under 35 list

Cosmo introduced its first special edition for the year: The 35 Under 35 Issue, featuring a list of 35 incredible young...

Shihaam Hassanali
June 4, 2020 4 min read

Uproar over crowds at Thondaman's funeral and Jeevan's behaviour

The Funeral of the late Minister Arumugam Thondaman held over the weekend is raising many questions about the quarantine...

Imesh Ranasinghe
June 1, 2020 3 min read
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Sri Lanka cricket star held on drug charge

Sri Lankan police have detained international cricketer Shehan Madushanka on a charge of possessing heroin, officials sa...

May 26, 2020 1 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

What now for 2020 cricket in Coronavirus? Four key questions

The coronavirus may have struck shortly before the English cricket season was due to start but it threatens to have majo...

May 25, 2020 4 min read

Sri Lanka Cricket offers help to Cricket Clubs

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has provided relief to the affected segments of Sri Lanka’s Cricketing community with the ‘G...

Imesh Ranasinghe
April 27, 2020 1 min read

All Buddhist pilgrims in India brought home

All the Sri Lankan Buddhist pilgrims stranded in India because of the coronavirus outbreak have returned to Sri Lanka, t...

March 22, 2020 1 min read

Sanjaya Mohottala made head Board of Investment of Sri Lanka

Sanjaya Mohottala, has assumed duties as the Director General of Sri Lanka's Board of Investment, the state investment p...

March 3, 2020 1 min read

Trump stumbles over names of Indian cricket greats

US President Donald Trump gave a special mention to cricket greats Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli during a visit to I...

February 25, 2020 1 min read

Asian Development Bank appoints Chen Chen as new Sri Lanka country director

Manila-based Asian Development Bank said it has appointed Chen Chen, a Chinese national who has been with the lender sin...

February 24, 2020 1 min read

Parliamentary committee calls for Police probe into corruption at Sri Lanka Cricket

The Parliamentary Committee On Public Enterprises, chaired by MP Sunil Handunnetti, is recommending that a complaint be ...

February 21, 2020 1 min read

Rs 1000 wage for estate workers should be given immediately - Vadivel Suresh

United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Vadivel Suresh today said that the government should take immediate steps to...

February 20, 2020 2 min read
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