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13 Jan 2021
As a senior politician in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Kalutara District Parliamentarian Kumara Welgama had been a loyal supporter for decades.
09 Jan 2021
Twelve years after the assassination of Lasantha Wickrematunge, the founding editor of The Sunday Leader, on January 8, 2009, his killers remain at large.But over the last few years his daughter Ahimsa Wickrematunge has become a household name through her activism and litigation to seek justice for the killing of her dad.
07 Jan 2021
Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga is back in the scene in a controversial way once again. He is blamed for tarnishing the government’s pilot....
01 Jan 2021
Sri Lanka recently set a record for the highest annual number of elephant deaths and the second highest number of human deaths.....
30 Dec 2020
Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Patali Champika Ranawaka quit the Jathika Hela Urumaya(JHU) recently to form a new movement.
22 Dec 2020
The SLFP plays a huge role in taking the Government in the right direction as the major constituent partner of the SLPP led coalition Government.
21 Dec 2020
The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) conducted the first national study on the treatment and conditions of prisoners from February 2018.....
17 Dec 2020
Speaking to, Pakistani High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Maj. Gen. (Retd) Muhammad Saad Khattak spelled out the status of bilateral relations from his country’s perspective and shed light on the potential areas for further growth in trade and cooperation.
11 Dec 2020
Human trafficking has become a global crisis that has questioned the worth of being human. Victims are exploited as commodities....
10 Dec 2020
Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay spoke to Daily Mirror in an exclusive interview outlining the direction of bilateral ties and the status of bilateral projects. He also touched upon contentious issues. Excerpts:
09 Dec 2020
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) National List MP Prof. Tissa Vitharana recently said that COVID-19 is now in the community and nobody has immunity against it since it’s a new virus.
01 Dec 2020
Contact tracing due to the COVID- 19 pandemic has led to privacy concerns. While this has become a global concern, unlike other countries, Sri Lanka has no law in place to protect privacy. The Data Protection Bill was presented to the p
30 Nov 2020
The second wave of the Covid 19 is taking its toll on Sri Lanka and Colombo is one of the most affected areas. With the death toll from Colombo....
18 Nov 2020
Plantation Industries Minister Dr. Ramesh Pathirana shared his views on the current political and economic situation in the country and on COVID-19 pandemic that has devastated the country.
09 Nov 2020
As the Western Province, the economic hub of the country is opened after nearly two weeks of lockdown and people are eager to get back to their normal.....
03 Nov 2020
“Our workload is high and it’s extremely stressful,” – this is how Pushpa Ramyani de Soyza, Chief Nurse, National Coordinator (Training) and Triage Team Leader at Accident and Orthopedic Service at the Colombo National Hospital descr
28 Oct 2020
In Sri Lanka, where the death toll has been relatively low, does Covid-19 qualify as a disaster? We ask the expert
27 Oct 2020
Afghanistan has been a victim of years of terrorism which continues to destabilize an otherwise peaceful country with a yout
26 Oct 2020
Malaysian High Commissioner Tan Yang Thai speaks to the Daily Mirror about the bilateral relations and relevance of his country for Sri Lanka.....
23 Oct 2020
Juwairiya Mohideen is a name familiar among displaced people in the North and East. Having been evicted from her hometown in 1990....
21 Oct 2020
The tri-forces have been continuously engaged in a mission to combat COVID-19. At the onset of the pandemic, a Presidential Task Force for the Prevention of COVID-19.....
20 Oct 2020
S.C. Asoka Obeyesekere, Executive Director at Transparency International Sri Lanka, airs out his views on the 20th Amendment in an email interview with
19 Oct 2020
Although the apparel sector is said to be Sri Lanka’s largest export industry, its live wires – the garment factory workers are seldom recognized.
13 Oct 2020
The 20th Amendment to the Constitution has drawn severe criticisms from various elements including some who have been batting for the pro-government league for a long time. A whopping 39 petitions were filed against its enactment, which w
12 Oct 2020
Charles Zelden, a top academic of the United States speaks to Daily Mirror. about the political implications of COVID-19 in his country on the November 3 Presidential Elections.
07 Oct 2020
With the 20A being tabled in Parliament, several groups have expressed their concerns over the newly substituted provisions.
05 Oct 2020
The United States has had a strong but often shaky relationship with Sri Lanka. The relationship was on rocky ground when Mahinda Rajapaksa.....
30 Sep 2020
European Union’s Ambassador Denis Chaibi speaks to the Daily Mirror about the foreign policy of Sri Lanka and responds to questions regarding the potential of Sri Lanka....
22 Sep 2020
Education Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris, in an interview with Daily Mirror, comments on the 20th Amendment to the Constitution
21 Sep 2020
United National Party’s Ruwan Wijewardene, who was recently elected as the party’s new Deputy Leader says the UNP will undergo major reforms to rebuild....
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