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Thursday December 7th, 2023

River for Jaffna project to supply water to Sri Lanka's north

Government to revisit 'River for Jaffna' project proposed by engineer decades ago, and in the pipeline for years

November 9, 2023 1 min read

President assures Malaiyaha Tamils integration

The government is committed to providing Malaiyaha Tamils with land titles and ensuring their right to education

November 3, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka begins computer assisted census 2024

The census is the main source of official data for obtaining population and housing information

November 1, 2023 1 min read

Top Sri Lanka accounting professional Sujeewa Mudalige retires

Retires after serving the firm and profession for over 25 years

October 27, 2023 3 min read
Top Sri Lanka financial professional Ravi Abeysuriya passes away

He was the first country head of Fitch Ratings and Amba Research in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Ceylinco group founder Lalith Kotelawala passes away at 84

He was in Sri Lanka's top richest list in 2007 before facing misappropriation charges

Veteran Sri Lanka actor Jackson Anthony no more

Anthony was 65 at the time of death.

October 9, 2023 1 min read

New Sri Lanka ambassadors to Egypt, Bangladesh


October 8, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka ‘online truth’ law draconian overreach: Harsha

Likely to drive away tech investments.

Nethmi Rajawasam
September 20, 2023 2 min read

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


Nethmi Rajawasam
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.

Nethmi Rajawasam
June 23, 2023 1 min read

Indian Marxists school on Gandhi

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

Mark Hager
June 19, 2023 22 min read

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
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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

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
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