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Tuesday February 7th, 2023
Culture

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'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 foods at Vietnam food fest

Foods such as Kottu Rotti and Aappa (Hoppers) which were made with live demonstrations.

Sri Lanka's state-owned Litro raises gas prices by over 5.5-pct

Sri Lanka's cooking gas distribution is gradually recovering after shortage in mid 2022.

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

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
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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

Queer artistes have a hard time entering mainstream media

Pakistani queer artiste Rafay Shahzad describes his travails

Kshama Ranawana
November 21, 2021 6 min read

Sri Lanka's Yohani releases new single Moving On through US label

Moving On, is mostly in English, with parts in Sinhalese and is about a break-up.

November 12, 2021 2 min read

Civet Close Encounters

Midnight Rambler: Sympathy for the Devil in Your Garden

Mark Hager
October 29, 2021 8 min read