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Tuesday September 26th, 2023

Sri Lanka ‘online truth’ law draconian overreach: Harsha

Likely to drive away tech investments.

September 20, 2023 2 min read

Alarm over Sri Lanka law for ‘online safety’, ‘online truths’


September 19, 2023 4 min read

Lohia: General aims, Immediacy and Heretical Gandhism

Long-time Gandhi Acolyte Finds Gandhian Socialism the Only ’True’ Socialism.

August 18, 2023 18 min read

Sri Lanka economist Amal Sanderatne remembered with admiration

Without a doubt he was one of the best human beings

July 24, 2023 3 min read
Manjula Fernando appointed new Chairman of Public Utilities Commission

Fernando will be succeeding the former chair, Janaka Ratnayake, who was ousted by a parliamentary vote last month.

Indian Marxists school on Gandhi

Disillusioned With Communism, Asoka Mehta and Narendra Deva Converge on Gandhian Socialism

USAID and IREX host 'Mojo Lanka' mobile journalism festival

The two-day festival intends to educate content creators on the latest trends

June 8, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka in talks with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for automation in agriculture

Officials of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have assured President Wickremesinghe interventions would be made.

Neshella Perera
May 31, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to make producers responsible for plastic containers

From June the Central Environmental Authority would also bring regulations for imported pellets.

Apsara Rodridgo
May 29, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka hosts the Indian Travel Agents Association convention to boost tourism

The 68th annual convention of Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) is set to be held from July 6 to 9, 2023.

Melkishiya Andrew
May 20, 2023 2 min read

Gandhi: The social logic of Ahimsa

From his axiom of ahimsa (non-violence), Gandhi derives two promising themes...

Mark Hager
May 18, 2023 28 min read

Sri Lanka state agency to develop Singapore designed Western province plan

Officials also discussed the release of land and land acquisition for the implementation of development works.

May 15, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka military to claim expenses of unreturned military athletes from France

All members have visas for up to 3–6 months

May 15, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka parliament approves 'Aswesuma' welfare plan

The proposal was approved by the parliament without a vote.

May 12, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka imports 4.5mn eggs after price controls shut local layer farms

Minister Siyambalapitiya said 277,360 kilograms of eggs have been imported from February 13.

May 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka President calls for unity as Vesak marked in economic crisis

At this juncture of the unprecedented economic crisis, the timeless philosophy of the Buddha becomes a source of solace

May 5, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka parliament to debate draft central bank law on May 11

Welfare Benefit Payment Scheme under the Welfare Benefit Act will be taken up on May 12

May 4, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to lose billion rupees in alcohol tax from Vesak store closure

"The decision to close liquor stores for three days will cost the government 337 million rupees per day".

May 3, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka plans water tariff hike

After the second electricity tariff hike in February 2023, no changes were made to the water tariff.

May 3, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s suicide on the rise after worst currency crisis

Yearly, Sri Lanka reports around 3,000 cases of suicide with about eight to nine cases reported every day

Melkishiya Andrew
April 26, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka trains more female gantry crane operators

State-run Sri Lanka Ports Authority started employing lady gantry crane operators.

Melkishiya Andrew
April 14, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka considers to legalize homosexuality - PMD

"However, it has never been enforced for the last five decades to my knowledge,"

Apsara Rodrigo
March 31, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka airport may give parking slots for Pick Me

All Island Three Wheel Drivers’ Association is not against the plan.

Neshella Perera
March 20, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka China Business Council office bearers elected

China Business Council operates under the aegis of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce

March 19, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bakers hold bread prices after power hike on demand fall

The current prices are too high and if we increase it more it will result in further downfall of the business

February 17, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka’s Litro Gas hikes cooking gas price by 7.5-pct

Litro Gas is raising fuel through a price formula every month to prevent losses and borrowings

February 5, 2023 1 min read
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