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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

Sri Lanka sees lack of fashion designers amid economic crisis

Colombo Fashion Week's Luxury Edition started this week at Galle Face Hotel

November 19, 2022 2 min read
Sri Lanka to improve upcountry plantation workers' lives amid Indian push 

Indians came as cheap labours under British Colonial rulers

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.

Chanka Jayasinghe
September 16, 2022 1 min read

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
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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

Mark Hager
August 23, 2022 37 min read

Salman Rushdie recovering well after an assassination attempt: reports

Rushdie, 75, shot to fame with his book “Midnight’s Children,” the film version of which was shot in Sri Lanka.

Dulya de Silva
August 14, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka sports ministry investigating disappearance of Commonwealth athletes

"They left the games village after participating in their respective events."

Chanka Jayasinghe
August 8, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka protestors rebuff alternative ‘GoGama’ sites, call for change

Protestors say the Aragalaya site on the Galle Face is a symbol of a country-wide phenomenon

Dulya de Silva
August 7, 2022 4 min read

Sri Lanka's Yupun Abeykoon bags 100m Commonwealth bronze amid soft-peg crisis

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August 4, 2022 2 min read

Lanka’s cultural sperm whale

Social Learning and Cooperation Go Deep

Mark Hager
July 22, 2022 11 min read
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Sri Lanka's Yupun Abeykoon sets new South Asia sprint record

Broke his own record

July 4, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lankans express anger, frustration over president's tweet after cricket win 

Sri Lankans are still waiting in long queues for days to buy fuel and cooking gas amid power cuts as the crisis deepens.

Shihar Aneez
June 23, 2022 5 min read
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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.

Dulya de Silva
June 14, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka Cricket to donate ticket money from Australian tour to crisis-hit people

SLC expects a considerable collection from ticket sales

June 6, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka passport issuance halted over computer glitch

People were agitated waiting at the passport offices

May 5, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka govt leaders criticized over Facebook frame with national flag 

President and his allies cursed for ruining the country

Mahadiya Hamza
April 11, 2022 3 min read

Indian pilgrims joint St. Anthony's festival Kachchateevu

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March 13, 2022 2 min read

Nadunagamuwa Raja, Sri Lanka's famed tusker carrying tooth relic, passes

Raja carried the casket for 12 years.

March 7, 2022 2 min read
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Lisa Kaestner appointed Sri Lanka and Maldives Country Manager for IFC

A US national, Kaestner had joined IFC in 1999 as the resident representative in Georgia

March 1, 2022 1 min read

Queen Elizabeth gives Deborah Edirisinghe of Sri Lanka Commonwealth award

Edirisinghe, is the founder of ‘Child Action Lanka’, a Kandy based charity that runs shelters for 1,500 children.+

February 23, 2022 1 min read