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Culture

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
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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
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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
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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
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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. 

Sri Lanka to end import bans on cosmetics, motor spares: Minister

Following appeals bans on 708 items had been lifted

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
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Sri Lanka cinemas to screen Japanese anime movies

Sri Lanka cinemas usually screen English, Sinhala, Tamil and Hindi films.

Aathmika Mahasenan
January 13, 2022 2 min read

Lady in red: Mysterious painting hidden behind a prominent Sri Lankan's portrait

Who she was, why she was painted and why she was eventually covered up, remains a mystery.

Dulya de Silva and Neshella Perera
January 12, 2022 6 min read
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Sri Lanka players back in cricket bubble after ban lifted

A suspended ban to remain

January 8, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka athlete wins four gold medals at Asian weightlifting championship

Dishalya won gold in the 47kg weight class in dead lift, bench press and squat events.

December 30, 2021 1 min read

High-flying Belgian-British teenager on world record attempt stops in Sri Lanka

Rutherford is aiming to break the Guinness World Record as the youngest woman to fly around the world,

Mahadiya Hamza
December 29, 2021 1 min read

Dolphin Detail

In deep with Lanka’s Bottlenose buddies.

Mark Hager
December 24, 2021 7 min read

Sri Lanka premier Mahinda Rajapaksa on two-day pilgrimage to Tirupati, India

The premier, who had last visited the site in February 2020 is expected to worship at the temple Friday morning.

December 23, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka to allot state-owned land to singer Yohani De Silva

De Silva’s video for the Manike Mage Hithe cover has amassed over 194 million views on YouTube as of Tuesday.

December 21, 2021 1 min read

Will the future of schooling be hybrid?

Students like the idea of physical school but educators propose a mix of online and actual presence

Kshama Ranawana
November 27, 2021 6 min read

Lanka Premier League T20 series: Sri Lanka to allow limited crowds at stands

The 2021 LPL T20 tournament is scheduled to be held from December 5 to 23.

Mahadiya Hamza
November 23, 2021 1 min read