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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

Sri Aurobindo: Mystical Awareness Supplants Production

In India, religion and socialism commingle and collide.

October 7, 2022 35 min read

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
Manjula Fernando appointed new Chairman of Public Utilities Commission

Fernando will be succeeding the former chair, Janaka Ratnayake, who was ousted by a parliamentary vote last month.

Indian Marxists school on Gandhi

Disillusioned With Communism, Asoka Mehta and Narendra Deva Converge on Gandhian Socialism

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

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
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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

Arugam Bay World Surf League event shows Sri Lanka a safe destination: Officials

Sri Lanka will host a men's qualifying series competition of the World Surf League at Arugam Bay with over a 125 surfers...

September 11, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s Odel lobbying for lower import duties, to lure tourists

Sri Lankan retailer Odel is lobbying the government to reduce import duties and help make the island an attractive shopp...

September 6, 2019 2 min read
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Sri Lanka food festival in 17-year mission to bring Jaffna closer to Colombo

A food festival featuring cuisine from Sri Lanka's Jaffna peninsula which was started during Sri Lanka's civil war by Ra...

September 5, 2019 2 min read

New Zealand thrash Sri Lanka to level series 1-1

AFP | New Zealand held their nerve to clinch a hard-fought and comprehensive victory against Sri Lanka in fading light i...

August 26, 2019 4 min read