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Time up, says Tissa

Disillusioned by affairs at Leadership Council, says Tissa in resignation letter Claims he has been chastised by LC members for uniting Ranil-Sajith Ranil to propose Sajith as Deputy Leader at Working Committee meet today; Ravi K to be proposed for Assistant Leader; Eran as Treasurer By Dharisha Bastians UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake resigned from [...]

Yarl Devi express train steams ahead to Jaffna after 24 years

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After 24 years, the Yarl Devi express train travelled from Palai to Jaffna yesterday on the recently-restored northern railway line. As part of a test run, the train left Palai at 10:30 a.m. and arrived at Jaffna at 11:30 a.m., passing four main railway stations and six train stops. Minister Douglas Devananda and Northern Province [...]

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Dharmaraja College OBU turns 100!

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The Colombo Branch of Dharmaraja College Old Boys’ Union celebrated its 100th anniversary recently with a dinner dance at the Galadari Ballroom – Pix by Samantha Perera  Read More →

The long trek from Yogiyana

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By D.C. Ranatunga On 7 March 1957, the editorial in the ‘Ceylon Observer’ commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives for instructing the Government to take down the “monstrosity” in the House premises  (where the Presidential Secretariat stands today) and replace it with a new statue worthy of the man who was depicted – Sri Lanka’s... 


‘The Phantom Awaits Your Pleasure…’

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Wondrous singing rang through the hall as I walked in to a rehearsal of the Workshop Players’ (WSP) Amateur presentation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom... 

Jagath Weerasinghe: Artistic insights

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Trekurious sat down with artist Jagath Weerasinghe to get some insight into the artist who is the host for the first Artist’s Table at the Saskia Fernando... 

‘The Terrorist’s Daughter’

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As a child Thisuri watched her mother write. Malraji Wanniarachchi is the author of several novels and short story collections. It is no surprise that... 

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