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Wed, 23 Jun 2021
A 2017 census done by the Department of Census and Statistics estimates that around 8.7% of the population in Sri Lanka fall into the category of People with Disabilities (PwDs). This is around 300,000 people. But four years down the line, this numbe
Daily Mirror’s Associate Features Editor Gamini Akmeemana’s short story ‘The Lucky Charm’ has been awarded the first prize in the prose category of the 2021 literary Competition conducted by English Writers Collective of Sri Lanka (EWC).
Parliament was told recently that the US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the Australian Federal Police were working with the Sri Lankan Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in the investigations into the April 2019 Easter Sunday attack
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa stressed that the importation of chemical fertilisers will be completely stopped in the near.....
Intending to create awareness among local and international communities on human trafficking in a context where slavery is defined as the systematic abuse of others for personal or economic benefit was the theme of a recent webinar. This was conducte
Today the growing importance of protecting our nature is evolving and the importance of nature and why we should save our planet has now raised eyebrows in this modern technological metal era.
All we got to know was, Romaine Ingrid Fernando, a past pupil of HFC Wennappuwa had fought a two-year battle with Autoimmune Disease before she bid goodbye on February 20, 2021, a month before her 53rd birthday, in Washington.
Since recently, I have been encountering people who seem to share one common feeling towards the current situation of the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka.
Information helps save lives and during a pandemic a free-flow of vital, accurate information is paramount. Access to information has been recognised as a basic necessity apart from essential goods and services in the context of a pandemic.
The Rotary Club of Colombo Regency (RCCR) has offered to help Panadura Base Hospital(PBH) at a time when the hospital has been overwhelmed with patients apart and lack of other facilities.
On June 10 late night Sando Harris called me, full of enthusiasm, describing his plans for a tele-series on the character NALLATHAMBY which he was creating as an episodic series for the TONTOFLIX Platform.
In 2020, the world stopped. In the year since, the COVID-19 pandemic exposed and worsened gender inequalities. Its impact on women and girls has been severe and disproportionate and it is already beginning to reverse decades of progress on gender equ
The Special Task Force (STF) was formed in 1983 as a highly trained unit of the Sri Lanka Police specialising in counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations.
On June 11 Sri Lanka lost another one of its magnificent tuskers that succumbed to injuries while receiving treatment at Kanagarayankulam,
Our modern world is hyper-connected – the cords of cyberspace connect us all across geographic limitations. However, these cords....
The Sri Lankan Understanding is a weekly platform which highlights issues of relevance to the island nation by examining the journey taken in the past.....
Our mother Chandra Navaratnam nee Rajasingham hailed from a lineage of Priesthood; Reverend Sam Morse being her Great Grand Father....
Remembering you with everlasting love on the Third Month since your demise.
Though the grief will pass away,
Time will help to heal the pain,
Somehow life without you mama,
Sabapathipillai Rajanayagam commenced his career in 1934 as a 26-year-old Telegraph Engineer in the Ceylon Central Telegraph Office...
On June 14, 2021, it would be one year since Bandu faded away from us forever. The clock ticks much faster than we think.
The first-ever Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Alumni in Sri Lanka was established on May 29, 2021 by the doctorate holders...
The recent burning and sinking of the X-press Pearl is a terrible catastrophe. Renaissance Sri Lanka comes to the rescue of more than 4,000 families....
During the first five months of this year, more than 1,200 women dialed the 24-hour hotline: 1938 seeking help for physical, emotional or sexual....
SLAF No. 2 intake officer cadets consisted of nine, along with few other in – service inductions. Of the nine, four were Thomians and Jayanath Laksen.....
The fire-stricken container ship X-Press Pearl, which has sunk within the territorial waters of Sri Lanka, has become a hot topic ever since the disaster took place.
General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army was one of the distinguished guest speakers to the ongoing 2nd day (7-9 June) virtual online sessions at the Sri Lanka Investment Forum (SLIF) on Tuesday (8).
I am a doctor working at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL), Colombo, and I lost two patients within 24 hours last week.
A milkman positioned ahead of us, ringing the bell on his bicycle every now and then, while on his routine delivery round. The gol
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