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Three more Sri Lankan athletes go missing in Europe amid currency crisis

"They had visas till October 25, 2022," the official said. 

October 28, 2022 3 min read
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Sri Lanka to end import bans on cosmetics, motor spares: Minister

Following appeals bans on 708 items had been lifted

October 22, 2022 2 min read
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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
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Sri Aurobindo: Mystical Awareness Supplants Production

In India, religion and socialism commingle and collide.

October 7, 2022 35 min read
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Sri Lanka's CFW looks for more fashion entrepreneurs amid economic crisis

Luxury Edition is scheduled to be held at Galle Face Hotel on November 17

Promoting adventure tourism in Sri Lanka could've prevented Yala reckless driving: state minister

"I am not taking their side, but what we saw in Yala was an example of a burst of this urge to participate in these."

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

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
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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

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.

Dulya de Silva
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"

Dulya de Silva, Neshella Perera and Bismitha Prabothini
February 16, 2022 3 min read

Crisis-hit Russians, Ukrainians boost Sri Lanka's tourism recovery

The Russians and Ukrainians have accounted for 25-pct of total tourists came to Sri Lanka in first 42 days

Mahadiya Hamza
February 14, 2022 2 min read

Dollar crisis poses existential threat to Sri Lanka's publishing industry: authors

“There is no paper in the market. There are no dollars to import paper."

February 11, 2022 2 min read

Romila Thapar talks on History of the Museum in Sri Lanka lecture

This history, as can be observed in India, would probably apply to most countries that were once Colonies

January 27, 2022 2 min read

Remains of veteran Sri Lanka singer Neela Wickramasinghe to be repatriated

Wickramasinghe 71, had assumed duties in Milan on December 29, the foreign ministry said in a statement.

Mahadiya Hamza
January 18, 2022 1 min read