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India exceptional in helping neighbourhood including SL

While claiming that the international community must rise above narrow national agenda, India said that, for its part, is taking exceptional measures at exceptional times to help its neighbourhood including Sri Lanka.

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State Tourism Minister to revive night economy

In a measure to revive the night economy in Sri Lanka, State Tourism Minister Diana Gamage ceremonially inaugurated the ‘Fairway....

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President leaves for Japan and Philippines

President Ranil Wickremesinghe left the island early this morning on an official tour to Japan & Philippines, the President’s Media Division said.

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IMF bailout at least 3-4 months away as assurances from bilateral creditors essential

Any fund disbursements from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to crisis-hit Sri Lanka could be at least 3-4 months away from now....

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Bosses think workers do less from home: Microsoft survey

A major new survey from Microsoft shows that bosses and workers fundamentally disagree about productivity when working from home.

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US$ 41,000 required on daily basis to settle Lotus Tower debt: Patali

A daily revenue of US$ 41,000 has to be earned from the Lotus Tower, if Sri Lanka is to settle the loans obtained to construct it, MP Patali Champika Ranawaka said.

25 Sep 2022 - 11     - 2988

A/L students to be awarded scholarships from the President’s Fund

President Ranil Wickremesinghe has issued instructions to resume the program of awarding scholarships through the President’s Fund to students who have passed the G.E.C. O/L examination and are qualified to follow the GCE A/L.

25 Sep 2022 - 9     - 1397

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President trying to act as dictator by depriving people of their freedom: AKD

While criticizing the suppression on peaceful protesters, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) alleged today that President Ranil Wickremesinghe was trying to act as a dictator by completely depriving people of their freedom.

25 Sep 2022 - 11     - 1053

Recent report shows 32 Lankans migrate every hour; sign of country’s rapid decline: Karu

Claiming that a recent report indicated that at least 32 Sri Lankan citizens go abroad every hour, Chairman of the National Movement for a Just Society Karu Jayasuriya said it was a sign of a country’s rapid decline.

25 Sep 2022 - 8     - 1699

Freedom of expression must be within the constitutional order -SL tells UNGA

While claiming that Sri Lanka unconditionally recognize the fact that one has a fundamental right to freedom of expression, foreign minister Ali Sabry however told UN General Assembly’s 77th session that this freedom must be within the constitutional order

25 Sep 2022 - 10     - 957

We were severely abused by the Russians - SL’s held captive

A group of Sri Lankans held captive by Russian forces in an agricultural factory in eastern Ukraine said Saturday that they were beaten and abused for months before escaping on foot as the Russians withdrew from the Kharkiv region this month.

25 Sep 2022 - 10     - 2744

SL requests US court dismiss Hamilton Reserve Bank’s default case

The Sri Lankan government has asked a US judge to dismiss the complaint filed by Hamilton Reserve Bank for bond default, Bloomberg reported.

25 Sep 2022 - 12     - 1669

Aeroflot to resume flights to Sri Lanka beginning Oct 9

Aeroflot plans to resume flights from Moscow to Colombo, Sri Lanka, beginning on October 9, the Russian flagship carrier said in a statement.

25 Sep 2022 - 4     - 846

China says will continue to provide SL with assistance to overcome temporary difficulties

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Sabry on the sidelines of the general debate of the UNGA 77 in New York on September 23.

25 Sep 2022 - 4     - 939

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84 arrested during protest in Colombo

A total of 84 people have been arrested by the police for taking part in the protest organized by the Socialist Youth Union in Colombo.

24 Sep 2022 - 20     - 3427

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Police fire tear gas on protesters

Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse protesters at the Dean’s Road, Maradana a short while ago.

24 Sep 2022 - 7     - 1713

Notices relating to contempt of court issued on IGP and four others

The notices relating to contempt of court charges were yesterday (23) issued on IGP Chandana Wickremaratne and four other police officers by Supreme Court.

24 Sep 2022 - 5     - 2748

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Saudi Ambassador invites BBS chief for national day

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodathe Gnanasara thero was seen attending the Saudi National Day event held in Colombo last night.

24 Sep 2022 - 14     - 2789

UK to provide lifesaving aid for most vulnerable in Sri Lanka

The UK is providing urgent food and farming support to Sri Lankans hit hardest by the economic crisis, Lord Ahmad announced yesterday.

24 Sep 2022 - 4     - 965

Couple invited to party attacked in Boralesgamuwa; Woman dies

A 34-year old woman has been hacked to death while her husband was injured when they were attacked while on way to a party near the Borupana Bridge in Boralasgamuwa last night.

24 Sep 2022 - 2     - 5986

Absence of parent birds result shortage of chicken, eggs: Poultry Assn.

There would be a considerable scarcity of eggs in the country as there is an acute shortage of parent birds in poultry farms, All Island Poultry Association (AIPA) President Ajith Gunasekara said.

24 Sep 2022 - 3     - 1108

Roger Federer: 20-time Grand Slam champion retires after Laver Cup loss

A tearful Roger Federer waved goodbye to professional tennis after teaming up with fellow great Rafael Nadal on an emotional night at the Laver Cup.

24 Sep 2022 - 1     - 1690

Nandhikkadal, Nayaru, Sambalativu lagoons to be converted as forest conservation zones: Amaraweera

The government has approved the designation of the area including the Sambalathivu, Nayaru and Nandhikkadal in the Trincomalee district as forest conservation zones, Agriculture, Wildlife and Forest Resources Conservation minister Mahinda Amaraweera said.

24 Sep 2022 - 4     - 1011

All passenger transport services to be regulated

The government yesterday announced its decision to regulate all passenger transport services, including three-wheelers, under the National Transport Commission.

24 Sep 2022 - 7     - 2072

Ahungalla shooting claims one life, injures another

A 29-year-old man had died and another one injured when they were shot at while travelling in a three wheeler on the Bogahapitiya-Uragaha Road in Ahungalla last night.

24 Sep 2022 - 4     - 549

Sri Lanka ranks third in currency depreciation against US dollar

According to John Hopkins University economist Professor Steve Hanke’s data reports, Sri Lanka has ranked third in the world in terms of the depreciation of the local currency against the US dollar, the foreign media reports.

24 Sep 2022 - 6     - 4399

Kowakka for treatment of diabetes

A team of researchers in Ruhunu University has discovered a herbal drug with the Kowakka plant.

24 Sep 2022 - 9     - 3587

National Food Promotions receives green light to import 25,000 MT of maize

The National Food Promotions Board received the Cabinet nod to import 25,000 MT of maize or alternative grains for the production of animal feed.

24 Sep 2022 - 3     - 380

Coal tender cancelled New tender to find new supplier

The selected supplier cited inability to perform the tender, sighting concerns on the impact on legal cases filed and payment guarantee risk

24 Sep 2022 - 5     - 1349

Oldest elephant Bandula dead

The oldest elephant in the Dehiwala Zoo named Bandula, died in the early hours of last morning. He was 78-years-old at the time of death.

24 Sep 2022 - 4     - 1245

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How the dollar crisis and import restrictions choke a nation

As a result of the ongoing dollar crisis many local industries are at risk of shutting down with around 5 million people being vulnerable.......

23 Sep 2022 - 2     - 788

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Litro Gas’ shaky deals in purchasing LPG

Litro Gas Lanka is accused of deceiving the World Bank by abusing the funds that were provided to purchase low-cost Liquefied Petroleum.......

14 Sep 2022 - 3     - 1754

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The ‘2500 year Buddhist culture’ concept has dragged SL towards bankruptcy - SJB MP Diana Gamage

Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) national list Parliamentarian Diana Gamage made headlines for several of her controversial statements........

21 Sep 2022 - 11     - 2691

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‘‘Enthusiasm, comfort level of Chinese investors diminished in recent months’’

However, like in any relationship, we need to be constantly sensitive to each other’s concerns and work on improving it. Today China is the second b...

20 Sep 2022 - 3     - 788

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Invisible hand controlling the SLPP - Prof. G.L Peiris

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) came out with a bang when it was formed and eventually grabbed power. However, the alliance recently........

16 Sep 2022 - 4     - 3065

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I was not trying to run away - Dhaniz Ali

September 9 marks five months since the protest campaign to oust the then President Gotabaya Rajapaksa began at Galle Face. Tear gas and water........

09 Sep 2022 - 5     - 2717

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It’s not a one person job

Daily Mirror spoke to Colombo based Social Media Manager Thilanka Rathnayake, on the highs, lows and challenges of carving out a relatively new career...

09 Sep 2022 - 0     - 425

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Bringing back the tourists

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority said that tourist arrivals had marked an increase from June to July, with 47,293 tourists arriving in Sri ...

08 Sep 2022 - 9     - 1086

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Why do we have an egg problem?

With less animal feed imported and supplied to the poultry industry, eggs have taken an unexpected toll on the daily consumers.......

31 Aug 2022 - 2     - 1103

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Dissecting fact from fiction: Is there hope?

It was not a phrase we were accustomed to several years ago, but ‘Fake News’ is today a force to be reckoned with. Misinformation,...

25 Aug 2022 - 4     - 246

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It’s not a one person job

Daily Mirror spoke to Colombo based Social Media Manager Thilanka Rathnayake, on the highs, lows and challenges of carving out a relatively new career...

09 Sep 2022 - 0     - 425

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Bringing back the tourists

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority said that tourist arrivals had marked an increase from June to July, with 47,293 tourists arriving in Sri ...

08 Sep 2022 - 9     - 1086

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Why do we have an egg problem?

With less animal feed imported and supplied to the poultry industry, eggs have taken an unexpected toll on the daily consumers.......

31 Aug 2022 - 2     - 1103

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Dissecting fact from fiction: Is there hope?

It was not a phrase we were accustomed to several years ago, but ‘Fake News’ is today a force to be reckoned with. Misinformation,...

25 Aug 2022 - 4     - 246

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Sri Lanka’s 60 Shades of White

Parliamentarians—so-called supreme legislators—wear white, the colour of peace and purity. But how many of them actually behave as such? In Novemb...

15 Sep 2022 - 7     - 3200

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How the dollar crisis and import restrictions choke a nation

As a result of the ongoing dollar crisis many local industries are at risk of shutting down with around 5 million people being vulnerable.......

23 Sep 2022 - 2     - 788

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Litro Gas’ shaky deals in purchasing LPG

Litro Gas Lanka is accused of deceiving the World Bank by abusing the funds that were provided to purchase low-cost Liquefied Petroleum.......

14 Sep 2022 - 3     - 1754

HARD TALK

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The ‘2500 year Buddhist culture’ concept has dragged SL towards bankruptcy - SJB MP Diana Gamage

Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) national list Parliamentarian Diana Gamage made headlines for several of her controversial statements........

21 Sep 2022 - 11     - 2691

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‘‘Enthusiasm, comfort level of Chinese investors diminished in recent months’’

However, like in any relationship, we need to be constantly sensitive to each other’s concerns and work on improving it. Today China is the second b...

20 Sep 2022 - 3     - 788

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Invisible hand controlling the SLPP - Prof. G.L Peiris

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) came out with a bang when it was formed and eventually grabbed power. However, the alliance recently........

16 Sep 2022 - 4     - 3065

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I was not trying to run away - Dhaniz Ali

September 9 marks five months since the protest campaign to oust the then President Gotabaya Rajapaksa began at Galle Face. Tear gas and water........

09 Sep 2022 - 5     - 2717

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It’s not a one person job

Daily Mirror spoke to Colombo based Social Media Manager Thilanka Rathnayake, on the highs, lows and challenges of carving out a relatively new career...

09 Sep 2022 - 0     - 425

Bringing back the tourists

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority said that tourist arrivals had marked an increase from June to July, with 47,293 tourists arriving in Sri ...

08 Sep 2022 - 9     - 1086

Video

Why do we have an egg problem?

With less animal feed imported and supplied to the poultry industry, eggs have taken an unexpected toll on the daily consumers.......

31 Aug 2022 - 2     - 1103

Dissecting fact from fiction: Is there hope?

It was not a phrase we were accustomed to several years ago, but ‘Fake News’ is today a force to be reckoned with. Misinformation,...

25 Aug 2022 - 4     - 246

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Sri Lanka’s 60 Shades of White

Parliamentarians—so-called supreme legislators—wear white, the colour of peace and purity. But how many of them actually behave as such? In Novemb...

15 Sep 2022 - 7     - 3200

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Requiem Eucharist for Queen Elizabeth II at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour, Colombo

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