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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

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 cricket fans get online portal to boost Asia Cup team

Sri Lanka is facing Pakistan in the finals

September 9, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka sees lack of fashion designers amid economic crisis

Colombo Fashion Week's Luxury Edition started this week at Galle Face Hotel

Sri Lanka's CFW looks for more fashion entrepreneurs amid economic crisis

Luxury Edition is scheduled to be held at Galle Face Hotel on November 17

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
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Sri Lanka power regulator license more electricians

PUCSL says an electrician license will be made mandatory by next year and regulations will be imposed

October 10, 2021 2 min read

Mangala Samaraweera: The Utopian Expedient

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

Daniel Alphonsus
October 10, 2021 7 min read

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.

October 5, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka ex-sports minister “not satisfied” with 2011 Cricket World Cup fixing probe

The police within four days called off the investigations, citing a lack of evidence.

October 5, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lankan novelist's 'A Passage North' shortlisted for 2021 Booker Prize

The book was previously long listed for the same prize.

September 15, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka national Sharmini Coorey to retire from IMF

"She has made incredible contributions throughout a stellar Fund career, which began in 1986" - MD

September 14, 2021 2 min read

Considering Coomarasamy

A Sri Lankan Intellectual Who Stood By Some Striking Views

Mark Hager
September 7, 2021 6 min read

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.

September 7, 2021 2 min read

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.

September 6, 2021 2 min read

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.

September 2, 2021 2 min read
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