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Thursday December 2nd, 2021
Culture

Civet Close Encounters

Midnight Rambler: Sympathy for the Devil in Your Garden

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Sri Lanka power regulator license more electricians

PUCSL says an electrician license will be made mandatory by next year and regulations will be imposed

5 min read

Mangala Samaraweera: The Utopian Expedient

In a country of tribes – whether family, school, community or class - he saw individuals for who they were

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Pioneering Sri Lankan archaeologist Dr Siran Deraniyagala passes away

Among his discoveries were clay artifacts with writing on them dating back to sixth century BCE.

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Queer artistes have a hard time entering mainstream media

Pakistani queer artiste Rafay Shahzad describes his travails

Sri Lanka's Yohani releases new single Moving On through US label

Moving On, is mostly in English, with parts in Sinhalese and is about a break-up.

Sri Lanka javelin thrower strikes gold, sets world record at 2020 Paralympics

This is Sri Lanka’s first ever gold medal at a Paralympics event.

Mahadiya Hamza

1 min read

Vijendran Watson appointed Chairman of Sri Lanka based BoardPAC

Vijendran Watson is the founding director of Mobitel and managing director of Lanka Bell

2 min read

Mangala Samaraweera: a true patriot

He was committed to building institutions in Sri Lanka that would outlast governments

Eran Wickramaratne

4 min read

Loss to us all in Sri Lanka: Mangala’s passing

I grieve not for him, but for us left behind.

Rohan Samarajiva

4 min read

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Mangala Samaraweera, Sri Lanka ex-minister who unusually stood by principles

Many of the dreams I dreamt for my country still are unfulfilled

Shihar Aneez

7 min read

Sri Lanka Kandy Perahera goes online in Covid crisis

Perahera on Temple of the Tooth facebook and youtube channels

1 min read

Sri Lanka to take long shots at winning Olympic medals

We have specially identified shooting, archery, and weight lifting as such sports

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R Rajamahendran, head of Sri Lanka's Maharaja group passes away

Sashi Rajamahendran, his son to lead the group

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Sri Lanka Chambers team up with IFC to promote women staffers work-life balance

IFC is conducting this program jointly with FCCISL

2 min read

Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara inducted to ICC Hall of Fame

Sangakkara is the second Sri Lankan cricketer to be inducted to the ICC Hall of Fame

Imesh Ranasinghe

5 min read

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Sri Lanka industry leader Ajith Wattuhewa passes away

Wattuhewa had set up the SAARC Trade promotion Network.( SAARC TPN) for trade issues.

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Sri Lanka hotels hit as Coronavirus wave crashes wedding season

Some hotels are operating as Covid treatment centres

Mahadiya Hamza

3 min read

Sri Lanka to open 500 outdoor gyms at cost of Rs 625 million: cabinet spokesman

The move is expected to provide a catalyst for progress in the field of sports, the minister said.

Imesh Ranasinghe

1 min read

Mrs World 2020 title to Ireland as Sri Lanka's Caroline Jurie resigns

Kate Schneider from Ireland has been named Mrs World 2020 after Caroline Jurie resigned following a controversial de-cr...

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lanka’s Mrs. World defends her ‘despicable’ behaviour

The reigning Mrs. World, Caroline Jurie, had strongly defended her action in yanking the crown off the latest Mrs. Sri L...

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Sri Lanka police bails out Mrs World after uncrowning drama

Police Thursday arrested the reigning Mrs. World Caroline Jurie on charges of using “criminal force” against the lat...

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Sri Lanka arrests Mrs World over battle of beauties

Sri Lanka’s police Thursday arrested the reigning Mrs World Caroline Jurie over her role in de-crowning Mrs. Sri Lanka...

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De-crowned Mrs. Sri Lanka regains title, set to sue Mrs. World

The de-crowned Mrs. Sri Lanka 2021, Pushpika de Silva has regained her title, but is set to sue her predecessor Caroline...

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Sri Lanka National Archives on major digitisation drive; 10PB of archives by 2027

Sri Lanka’s Department of National Archives is on a major digitisation drive that will see 10 petabytes of digital and...

Mahadiya Hamza

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Digital store to be added to Sri Lanka's National Archives Dept

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal to establish a “digital store” to conserve the digital co...

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