Critics ‘tune’ in to wrong frequency

It’s clearly not a good time to be an independent artiste in Sri Lanka. ‘Demon...


“NEP can be ignored if it is not passed as an Act by Parliament” –Mayantha Dissanayaka

“Even though the National Evaluation Policy (NEP) is adopted as policy  it can ...


Zero Hunger: Our actions today are our future tomorrow

  Just three years ago, in September 2015, all United Nations member States approved ...


J’pura Pradeepa Pranama 2018 On Oct. 17 at Waters Edge

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TV Royal: Making the waves

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Commonwealth poetry oh, please. Can we have those games?

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Statement issued by the National Peace Council Increased care for victims of conflict now possible

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Pushpa Iriyagolla Dharmasena: Demise of a dear lady

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Hindustani Vocal Recital

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Sr. Bernadine Thambosamy SCC celebrates 100th Birthday Dedicated to the ‘Vow of Obedience’

On October 6 (Saturday) Sr. Peuma Peiris, the Provincial Superior, and the Sisters of the ...


MARGARET KINGSLEY (10.10.1937 - 21.08.2015) She was a source of pride for us

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Weather situation in a nutshell ‘Flooding’ minds with misery

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Some more cuts on the kadda

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150 YEARS OF CELEBRATING THE MAHATMA Screening of Oscar Winning Film “GANDHI” today at 3.00 pm

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

Nearly seventy destitute elders in Thalawathugoda area received dry rations and gifts on t...


Mahatma Gandhi in Sri Lanka : 150th birth anniversary celebrations

A series of events were held on October 2 to begin the 150th birth anniversary celebration...


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

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International recognition for Sri Lankan physiotherapists

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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

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‘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

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‘Voices of Peace’ speak loud and clear

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


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