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Felicitation of elders on Ven. Bhikkhuni Dr. Kusuma’s 89th birthday

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Mahatma Gandhi in Sri Lanka : 150th birth anniversary celebrations

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Tragedies on railroad tracks Methods proposed to curb jumbo deaths Authorities still at ‘discussion stage’ to take next step

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Desperate parents of Harshani seek help

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J’pura to fete journos, writers and artistes

The University of Sri Jayewardenapura is slated to felicitate the journalists, writers a...


International recognition for Sri Lankan physiotherapists

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SL’s Maritime Affairs in Changing Indian Ocean

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Disappearing Muthurajawela Another case of doing before thinking

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Sri Lanka Army celebrates 69 years of its glory today : Soldiers Turned Nation-Builders

Soldiering in Sri Lanka during ancient, medieval, colonial, post-independent and contempor...


‘Nodutu Es’ can be seen in Borella today Theatre based on poems by Kumaragamage and Brecht

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Remembering the lovable Shibly Aziz PC

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Conference on renewable secure power systems

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Today is World Mental Health Day : A touch of counselling to cure the troubled mind

The need to remove the stigma attached around mental health has been discussed in various ...


‘Voices of Peace’ speak loud and clear

“It is through their eyes that we will attempt to understand their struggles. The be...


Does ragging contribute to uni education ?

Ragging of freshers is an ordinary occurrence in Sri Lankan State universities. However, t...


Sri Lankans Are they growing old before becoming rich ?

Ageing is inevitable. In the world, the number of people aged 60 years and over has triple...


MY IMPRESSIONS ON LATEST DRAMA RAVANASITABHILASHAYA

I consider myself fortunate enough to be among the distinguished gathering of mostly consi...


Pilibimbu Not just a competition

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Tomorrow, October 9, is World Philatelic Day: Collecting history in STAMPS

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A Trilogy in Colour

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Late Major General Janaka Perera and Mrs. Wajira Perera Remembering Ammi and Thaththi

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LKR depreciation against the USD Is being ‘socially conscious’ the way forward?

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