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Tuesday December 5th, 2023

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 Aurobindo: Mystical Awareness Supplants Production

In India, religion and socialism commingle and collide.

October 7, 2022 35 min read

Sri Lanka's 'Hellfire' to go ahead amid religious outcry

“I will not allow you to venerate Satanic music for Satan in my city,” Senanayake was heard saying.

September 30, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka Army promotes Asian champions in cricket, netball, bodybuilding

Army Commander Lt Gen Vikum Liyanage met the sports winners at a ceremony to commemorate their achievements.

September 21, 2022 1 min read
Gandhi: The social logic of Ahimsa

From his axiom of ahimsa (non-violence), Gandhi derives two promising themes...

Sri Lanka state agency to develop Singapore designed Western province plan

Officials also discussed the release of land and land acquisition for the implementation of development works.

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

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
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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

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

Manjula de Silva appointed CEO of Ceylon Chamber of Commerce

Manjula de Silva has been appointed as the Chief Executive and Secretary General of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, a st...

January 30, 2020 1 min read

Paradoxical Isle: Razeen Sally’s Personal Rediscovery

Fulfilling a long held dream, noted academic Razeen Sally has swapped academic rigour for the fluidity of the travel wri...

Rachael Cove
January 29, 2020 9 min read

Lakmal sets up Sri Lanka win in first Test against Zimbabwe

Suranga Lakmal took four for 27 to set up Sri Lanka for a 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the first Test in Harare on Thu...

January 24, 2020 3 min read

Viraj Dayaratne appointed Chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission

Attorney Viraj Dayaratne has been appointed as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, an official statement...

January 22, 2020 1 min read

Envoys of Turkey, Qatar, Pakistan presents credentials to Sri Lanka President

Four new ambassadors along with a new High Commissioner concurrently accredited to Sri Lanka presented their credentials...

January 21, 2020 1 min read
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