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When Ming China invaded Kotte...

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Taxation and tobacco industry in Sri Lanka

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18th Dudley Senanayake Memorial Oration Inspiring leaders world over

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Minister bats for neighbours Dr. Harsha to fight against condominium corruptions

A meeting conveyed by State Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs Dr. Harsha ...


Going beyond banning EFL calls for levy on single-use plastic

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Deshamanya M.A. Bakeer Markar A Ceylonese deep in his heart

The reasons to commemorate the brilliant traits of a leader can be many and lessons to be ...


General Denis Perera The Epitome of Leadership

The Association of Retired Flag Rank Officers is a distinguished Association of Senior Off...


Premasiri Khemadasa: Thank you for the music

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Aravakkadu to be treated like garbage

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Five-day probe on alleged assassination plot

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Kobbekaduwa Commemoration remembering a valiant soldier

The Anunayake of Malwatte Venerable Rajakeeya Panditha Niyangoda Vijithasiri Thera said th...


Tank cascade system will improve water quality of dry and intermediate zone of Sri Lanka

According to world history, many civilizations such as Indus, Mexican, Maya and Inca were ...


Martin Wickramasinghe and his work of ‘art’

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Siri Egodage A teacher with a heart of gold

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DR. SARATH ABEYKOON A Physician of rare quality

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Beta was my sister-in-law, married to my brother Aloy. She died recently at the age of 99....


Muslim ladies organise sale

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Exhibiting a nation we can call our own

The British were smart, all things considered. They didn’t just destroy our cultural...


Does SL really need new Hate Speech legislation?

The question of hate speech legislation has been revived in Sri Lanka following recent com...


a voice to those burdened with social stigmas

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Time and space depicted through art

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As I stand by the “wewa”

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RIGHT OF REPLY “Political Circus Hits Town”

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Building National Harmony: A cardinal duty of the Govt.

“It is praiseworthy that the editor has highlighted a burning issue with the above...


Contribution of education towards national reconciliation

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