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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

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

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 marks International Yoga Day with Indian backing

The event which was organized by the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC) of the Indian High Commission

Tamil Buddhism in Sri Lanka: A study in historical expedience

“Both groups argue with an agenda to promote the claims of their side."

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

Hollywood celebs wax lyrical on Sri Lanka in big boost to tourism

A host of Hollywood celebrities visited Sri Lanka over the past week, poised to give the island's tourism industry, curr...

Chandeepa Wettasinghe
January 15, 2020 5 min read
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Manoratne's funeral on Wednesday

Renowned thespian Dr Jayalath Manoratne's funeral will take place on Wednesday (15) at the Boralesgamuwa public cemetery...

January 13, 2020 1 min read

Ex-President Sirisena's brother steps down as Chairman, Sri Lanka Telecom

Sri Lankan ex-President Maithripala Sirisena's brother, P.G. Kumarasinghe Sirisena stepped down as the Executive Directo...

January 7, 2020 1 min read
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Sumathipala can be tried in court based on ICC anti-corruption report - Harin

MP Thilanga Sumpathipala can be tired in court based on the ICC's findings against him, Former Sports Minister Harin Fer...

Imesh Ranasinghe
January 7, 2020 3 min read

CeyEndurance triathlons to boost Sri Lanka's sports tourism

CeyEndurance, a new Sri Lankan triathlon series, is expecting to fill the gap left by the popular global IRONMAN series ...

Mahadiya Hamza
January 7, 2020 2 min read

Jude Nilukshan appointed Director General of Sri Lanka's National Budget

Jude Nilukshan has been appointed the Director General of the National Budget Department, a statement from Sri Lanka's T...

January 7, 2020 1 min read
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Sri Lanka Economic Association elects 2020 committee, wants to focus on policy research

The Sri Lanka Economic Association (SLEA) has elected its committee for 2020, with senior economist Upananda Vidanapath...

December 30, 2019 2 min read

Banker Chandani Werapitiya appointed Director General of Sri Lanka tourism regulator

Banking professional Chandani Werapitiya has been appointed the new director general of the state-tourism regulator, the...

December 18, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka's John Keells Holdings postpones Crescat refurbishment on Dec sales

Sri Lanka's John Keells Holdings (JKH) has decided to postpone the decision to refurbish the Crescat shopping mall due t...

December 17, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Harpo's to bake pizza across South Asia

Harpo's, the homegrown Sri Lankan pizza and pasta chain, will be expanding into South Asia with a franchise, founder and...

Tania Madies
December 15, 2019 2 min read

John Keells Holdings campaigns against gender-based violence

John Keells Holdings Plc, Sri Lanka's largest conglomerate, said it conducted a campaign against gender based violence o...

December 11, 2019 2 min read

Its raining medals for Lankan athletes in Nepal

Sri Lanka has made a historical performance in SAARC games 2019 which is being held in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Nepal.

December 9, 2019 2 min read

Lend a paw; save a life - Animal welfare calendar launched

An animal welfare calendar themed ‘lend a paw; save a life’ has been launched for the year 2020, with the goal of ra...

Yakuta Dawood
December 9, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Caroline Jurie crowned Mrs World at pageant in US

Caroline Jurie from Sri Lanka has been crowned Mrs World at a pageant held in Las Vegas USA on December 06, more than t...

December 7, 2019 1 min read
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Amendments to new sports act will not be considered -Harin

Sports Minister Harin Fernando said that although there are several amendments proposed to the Prevention of Corruption ...

November 12, 2019 5 min read

Law to stop corruption in sports in Parliament on Monday

Parliament will have a Special Sitting on Monday, Nov 11 November to debate a Bill on Prevention of Offences in Sports a...

November 8, 2019 2 min read