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Tuesday December 7th, 2021
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Sri Lanka to award 106mn rupees in prize money to Paralympics winners

August 30 was the first time the island nation won double medals in the same event in the same year.

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Sri Lankan pop icon Sunil Perera passes away; tributes pour in

A man known for his rebellious streak, Perera didn't hesitate to get political in the face of social injustice.

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Sri Lanka 10-year old's parakeet shot flies high in UK Wildlife Photographer Awards

UK's Natural History Museum had conducted the competition for 57 years.

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Sri Lanka wins second Paralympics medal in one day for javelin throw

This is the first time Sri Lanka has won double medals in the same event in the same year.

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Mangala Samaraweera: The Utopian Expedient

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

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.

Sri Lanka’s brawling beauties end up at the police station

A high-profile beauty pageant for Sri Lanka's married women ended in disaster as the winner was unceremoniously de-crown...

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New Director of Cricket Tom Moody sure of reaching the top

Newly appointed Director of Cricket in Sri Lanka Tom Moody is confident that Sri Lanka Cricket will fight its way back t...

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Indian becomes the second woman to swim across the Palk Straits

A 47-year old Indian, Syamala Goli, became the second woman and 13th person to swim across the Palk Strait when she reac...

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Colombo Fashion Week to show 21 Sri Lanka designers; revive pandemic hit industry

Sri Lanka's HSBC Fashion Week will kick off on March 25, showcasing 21 designers helping revive a pandemic weakened ind...

Tania Madies

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Ranitha Gnanarajah of Sri Lanka gets woman of courage award from Jill Biden

Ranitha Gnanarajah of Sri Lanka has received an award as an 'international woman of courage' from US First Lady Jill Bid...

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Sri Lanka classical music director goes mainstream

Sri Lanka classical music director and pianist Soundarie David Rodrigo, is launching her first mainstream music video wi...

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Sri Lanka ex-deputy central bank Governor C P J Siriwardana passes away

Sri Lanka's central bank said C P J Siriwardana, a former Deputy Governor had passed way at the age of 62 on February 2...

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Vinod Hirdaramani appointed director of Sri Lanka's Sampath Bank

Vinod Hirdaramani, from Sri Lanka based multinational Hirdramani group has been appointed a director of Sampath Bank Plc...

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Sri Lanka Cricket refutes allegations it supports a "Born Again" agenda

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is expressing extreme disappointment at what it calls “baseless allegations” that it is prom...

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Former captain wants cricket in Sri Lanka overhauled

Arjuna Ranatunga is calling for a complete overhaul of Sri Lankan Cricket after the side lost its fourth test match on t...

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Sri Lanka, Maldives youth to get new skills to counter hate speech in social media

Social media influencers in Sri Lanka and the Maldives who are countering online hate could sharpen their skills in a pr...

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England cricketer Moeen Ali tests positive for Covid-19 in Sri Lanka

England player Moeen Ali had tested positive for a Coronavirus test conducted on Sunday January 03, after landing in Sri...

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Sri Lanka Cricket employee tests positive for Coronavirus, England team arrives

Sri Lanka Cricket said an employee has tested positive for Coronavirus on Saturday January 02, and has been isolated and...

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Authorities prepare for Adam’s Peak season despite Covid 19

The annual Sri Pada season when thousands of pilgrims climb Adam’s Peak each year begins today under strict guidelines...

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Cricket: Lanka Premier League still on course - SLC

Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) is yet to decide whether the Lanka Premier League (LPL) T20 Cricket tournament will be pla...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Lanka Premier League green-lit; venue yet to be finalised

Sri Lanka’s health ministry and COVID-19 task force have green-lit the proposed Lanka Premier League (LPL) cricket tou...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Government to crackdown on pro-Cannabis lobby – Prime Minister

The government is taking a tough stance against those promoting the legalization of Marijuana with Prime Minister Mahind...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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IshiniGate: Instagram star breaks her silence says cyberattacks “are overwhelming”

A Canadian Social Media influencer who raised tens of thousands of dollars for victims of the Easter Sunday attacks is s...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Bangladesh cricket tour of Sri Lanka put off over Coronavirus

A series of three test matches between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh planned over the next several weeks has been abandoned o...

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Covid Task Force urges the public not to relax their guard against the virus

The authorities are warning the public not to relax their guard against the Covid 19 virus saying the risk of infection ...

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