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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

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.

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 president recognising Tamil Buddhism positive step: opposition MP

Recognising Tamil Buddhism as historical fact is “the key to many deadlocks”, he said.

USAID and IREX host 'Mojo Lanka' mobile journalism festival

The two-day festival intends to educate content creators on the latest trends

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
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Sri Lanka to conduct adult tobacco survey

Sri Lanka will conduct an adult tobacco survey, as part of a global research spearheaded by the Centres for Disease Cont...

November 3, 2019 1 min read

Newcomers shine and set up Sri Lanka series win over Pakistan

Newcomer Bhanuka Rajapaksa hit a whirlwind half-century while Nuwan Pradeep and Wanindu Hasaranga recorded career-best b...

October 8, 2019 3 min read

Pakistan clinch series despite Gunathilaka century for Sri Lanka

Pakistan thwarted a spirited career-best century by Danushka Gunathilaka to defeat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the thir...

October 3, 2019 3 min read

Religious freedom at Sri Lanka schools under spotlight

Sri Lanka's public education system requires reforms to ensure that the freedom to choose and practice one's religion or...

September 29, 2019 3 min read

Pakistan's Hafeez out for landmark Sri Lanka tour

Pakistan on Saturday left out veteran batsman Mohammad Hafeez for next week's series start against Sri Lanka, who are to...

September 22, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka cricket tour of Pakistan to proceed with tight security

Sri Lanka's will proceed with tour of Pakistan with a promise of tight security afforded to heads of state from Pakista...

September 20, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Dananjaya gets one-year bowling ban: ICC

Sri Lankan off-spinner Akila Dananjaya was banned from bowling in international matches for a year after his bowling act...

September 20, 2019 1 min read

Pakistan retain Ahmed as skipper for Sri Lanka series

Pakistan on Friday retained Sarfaraz Ahmed as skipper for the upcoming limited-overs series against Sri Lanka despite a ...

September 14, 2019 2 min read

'Rebel' Saudi women shun obligatory abaya robe

London Fashion Week gets under way on Friday, launching spring/summer 2020 collections set to come out after Brexit -- a...

September 13, 2019 4 min read

Sri Lanka says it has received terror warnings ahead of Pakistan tour

Sri Lanka's cricket board said Wednesday it had received warnings its national team could be the target of a terror atta...

September 12, 2019 2 min read