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Monday December 6th, 2021
Culture

Sri Lanka javelin thrower strikes gold, sets world record at 2020 Paralympics

This is Sri Lanka’s first ever gold medal at a Paralympics event.

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Vijendran Watson appointed Chairman of Sri Lanka based BoardPAC

Vijendran Watson is the founding director of Mobitel and managing director of Lanka Bell

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Mangala Samaraweera: a true patriot

He was committed to building institutions in Sri Lanka that would outlast governments

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Loss to us all in Sri Lanka: Mangala’s passing

I grieve not for him, but for us left behind.

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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.

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

The book was previously long listed for the same prize.

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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Quarantine squabble: Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka hangs in balance

The proposed Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka hangs in the balance as the two countries’ cricket boards continue to be at ...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Sri Lanka named best ESL team as Canada wins World School Debating Championship 2020

Canada beat Sri Lanka to win the online World School Debating Championship 2020, in a 8-1 decision by judges.

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Sri Lanka debates Canada in online World School Debating Championship grand final live now

A Sri Lanka school team from Sri Lanka is facing Canada in the Online World School Debating Championships grand final o...

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Sri Lanka ruling party in a dilemma over the destruction of Kurunegala heritage site

The Expert Committee that studied the destruction of a historical building in the city of Kurunegala wants the perpetrat...

Arjuna Ranawana

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No truth to Aluthgamage's Cricket World Cup Match-fixing allegation - Police

The probe into whether the 2011 Cricket World Cup final was fixed so that Sri Lanka would lose launched by the Special I...

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Theatres to open with prescribed social distancing regulations on July 15

Sri Lanka is to open up theatres for stage dramas and other concerts for on July 15, the health ministry said in a press...

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Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has been found guilty of libel

High-profile Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has been found guilty of libel in the Philippines' in a case seen as a te...

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Prehistoric dwellers in Sri Lanka used the bow and arrow before Europeans - Study

Cave dwellers in Sri Lanka used bow-and-arrow technology 48,000-years ago, the earliest such evidence found outside Afri...

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Mahinda predicts Sri Lanka would emerge from COVID "shortly" if we follow guidelines

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says that Sri Lanka’s famed hydrological civilization owes its growth to the advent o...

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Cosmopolitan Sri Lanka celebrates young movers & shakers in 35 Under 35 list

Cosmo introduced its first special edition for the year: The 35 Under 35 Issue, featuring a list of 35 incredible young...

Shihaam Hassanali

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