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Sri Lanka donates replica of Avukana Buddha statue to Telangana state of India

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

Sri Lanka has donated a replica of Avukana Buddha statue to the Telangana state of India to install in a Buddhist theme park being built in the Ind...


Keells Food Products Sales and Marketing teams celebrate Avurudu

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

Sales and Marketing teams at KFP celebrated Avurudu in a grand scale by making every member of the team participate in national Avurudu g...


SMEs invited to World Islamic Economic Forum

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

Linking Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) will be the focus of the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF), which extended a formal invitation t...


Red Bull tackles the Ramayana

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

  By Madushka Balasuriya Bike trials, Red Bull and&...


Doing vs. knowing

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

SRI Lankans dislike being described as lazy, but a recent survey suggests they while they overwhelmingly know what to do to stay healthy, many of t...


Children help children

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

The occupants of the SOS Children’s home in Galle donated school books and utensils to be distributed among children who lost their ...


Five Thomians in national team for the International Optimist Sailing Regatta 2016

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

Front row (from left): Zai Pestonjee, Haresh Goonawardena, Jehan De Silva; back row (from left): Akil Ismail, Jordon Bolling Sri L...


TVS Lanka racing team wins the prestigious Fox Hill 2016

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

TVS Lanka CEO Ravi Liyanage (centre) congratulates Ishan Dasanayake (with trophy)From left: Jaques Gunawardena (extreme left), Ravi Liyana...


Bangladesh sends flood relief to Sri Lanka

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

The Bangladesh Government has decided to send Taka 100 million worth of relief materials in aid of people affected by recent floods and landslides ...


PM toasts tourism

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

By Shehana Dain Tourism will be given new direction in a five-year plan currently being compiled by the Government, affirmed Prime Minister Ranil...


Huge demand for Jeewaka Watha Paththuwa

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

The demand for Jeewaka  Watha Paththuwa which was introduced to the Sri Lankan market for the first time has increase three fold in three mont...


Airtel spreads warmth to underprivileged children in Kahatagasdigiliya, Anuradhapura

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, recently re-open...


As Sri Lanka reels under worst disaster in a decade, start-ups do their bit to help out

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

For many, images of the floods and landslides evoke unhappy memories of the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami   Scroll: As...


Dialog Ridhma Reyak postponed to 5 August

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

The much-anticipated Dialog Ridhma Reyak musical extravaganza has been postponed to 5 August. The programme was scheduled to take place on 4 June a...


British High Commissioner calls on Minister Hakeem

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

British High Commissioner James Dauris met SLMC Leader Minister Rauff Hakeem on Thursday (26) afternoon at his Ministry and discussed matters perta...


BoC comes forward to assist flood affected

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

Bank of Ceylon has extended its support and contribution towards providing relief aid to devastated flood victims in severely affected areas. The B...


Vesak then and now

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

This year’s Vesak celebrations would certainly have been affected by the unprecedented misery caused by rain and floods. Most of the regulars...


President calls for greater development support, investors from G7 countries

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

The G7 members and outreach partners pose for a family photo yesterday in Ise-Shima, Nagoya, Japan   Preside...


Chokolaate MDFD Contest 2016 to feature top design schools

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

The Chokolaate Mother-Daughter Fashion Design Contest is an annual event organised by the Chokolaate Magazine. For the seventh consecutive...


President, PM, top leaders inaugurate exposition of holy relics from Pakistan

0 by bandara / Saturday, 28 May 2016 00:00

President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe along with Curator of Taxila Museum Pakistan inaugurating the Sacre...


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Political violence and (this time) the Chief Minister!

28 May 2016

Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed    By Hilmy Ahamed Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed’s outburst is not acceptabl...


An ‘affair’ of the mind between a nubile undergrad and her ageing professor

27 May 2016

Asoka Handagama Asoka Handagama’s latest film ‘Let Her Cry’ is currently being shown in theatres on a limited run from 13...


Noah’s Albatross and Postdiluvian Politics

27 May 2016

 APRÈS MOI, LE DÉLUGE! In the aftermath of the Great Flood of 2016, if Sri Lanka is to Build Back Better, the political leadersh...


The promise of Yahapalanaya should not get washed away

27 May 2016

 President Maithripala Sirisena presenting his campaign manifesto to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe where the first-order of priority was...


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