politics

Sri Lanka PM warns against divisive politics after vote surge

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe urged Sri Lanka's parties on Wednesday to work together as he be...read more

Sri Lanka’s PM defeats ex-president in elections

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Sri Lanka's ruling United National Party (UNP) has won the country's parliamentary election, final ...read more

Mahinda Rajapaksa defends son over murder claim

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Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapakse Sunday denied his son was involved in the controversi...read more

Sri Lanka’s ex-strongman in tough battle for return to power

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Mahinda Rajapaksa, once poised to be Sri Lanka's president for life, is a desperate man these days. ...read more

business

Sri Lanka Telecom profit – to Rs. 1.6billion

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Sri Lanka Telecom said group net profit for the March 2015 quarter rose 201 percent to 1.6 billion r...read more

Sampath Bank to launch Instant Money Transfer Service to SL

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Xoom Corporation, a leading digital money transferprovider, today announced the launch of its money ...read more

Investigation beguns on Robbing State assets

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The Financial Crime Investigation Division (FCID) of the police has begun probing into the activitie...read more

SL vehicle registrations rise to new historic high

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Sri Lanka vehicle registrations hit a historic new high of 66,664 up 147 percent from a year earlier...read more

entertainment

Miss Global International Sri Lanka 2015

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Miss Sri Lanka for Miss Global International Pageant will be held in New York on 12th September  2...read more

Angelina Jolie’s tattoo is angering Buddhists

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Angelina Jolie is a trend setter when it comes to tattoos, but there's an entire culture that isn't ...read more

Lester James Peiris: Celebrates 96th B’day

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The pride of Sinhala Cinema; the Film maker who took a national cinema up to the merit of internatio...read more

Fight Over Nicole Kidman’s Ad for Etihad Airways

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The actress Nicole Kidman is under fire for her latest gig, and people are not happy. The Oscar winn...read more

fashion

Kate Upton and the Art of the Baseball Beauty Selfie

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If there’s any doubt that model Kate Upton is on TeamJustin Verlander, just look at her five-deep ...read more

Spring 2015 Beauty Look: Undone Hair

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The spring runways had one very clear common thread: The hair swaying down them was as relaxed as it...read more

White: Kanye, Kim shows Spring’s latest Trends

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This weekend the sun was shining, the temperatures leveled out, and there was a bevy of pastels and ...read more

travel

Visiting: ‘Sri Pada’

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Adam's Peak, or Sri Pada as known in Sri Lanka, is a mountain 2243m high in the south of the central...read more

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo

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Ranked the Best Five Star City Hotel by Sri Lanka Tourism twice over, Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo ...read more

Adventure in Sri Lanka

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With varying climates and Geography packed into a small island Sri Lanka offers a range of adven...read more

Sri Lanka’s Wildlife

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Despite its small size Sri Lanka boasts of one of the highest rates of biological endemism in th...read more

events

Puthra Samagama in Canada

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Award winning dramatist Jayalath manorathne's stage drama: Puthra Samagama' will be staged in Canada...read more

Gypsies in New York

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Gypsies will perform in New York on April 26th 2015...read more

Sinhala New Year Celebrations in LA

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Sinhala and Hindu New Year celebrations will be held in Los Angeles on April 19th 2015...read more

women issues

Academic center to Battle against Rape as Weapon of War

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Since the 1990s, the concept of "rape as a weapon of war" has attracted political, media and activis...read more

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  Since the 1980s, activists have used April as a mo...read more

building bridges

Sri Lanka’s Path to Reconciliation

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Sri Lanka’s surprising election in early January resulted in the ousting of authoritarian pres...read more

Sri Lanka’s Long Road to Reconciliation

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In 2009, when the Sri Lankan government defeated the terrorist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam ...read more

youth

Youth Says: Mental Health Matters

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The International Youth Day falls on 12th of August every year and it is celebrated all around t...read more