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A Secular National Flag, A National Pledge and The National Anthem

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- By definition, a Muslim is a believer in Islam. Is it correct then, to say that while the majority of Arabs were Muslims, that all Muslims in the present day, are not Arab? Non-A... Read More


English as the medium of modern education

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- We are glad that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa hit the nail on the head about the meaning of education. Not a promising opening sentence? I do not wish to get into a harangue on e... Read More


Audio recordings of former state minister Ranjan Ramanayake AG ordered to report if case productions released to media

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- Nugegoda Magistrate U.K. Palpola yesterday ordered the Attorney General to report to the court after examining whether the audio recordings of former state minister Ranjan Ramana... Read More


China-Sri Lanka comprehensive strategic partnership China seeks to improve bilateral relations with Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- China has sought to improve its bilateral relations with Sri Lanka to form comprehensive strategic partnership, Daily Mirror learns. This was discussed when Chinese Foreign Min... Read More


Ban on operation of drones lifted

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- The ban on operation of drones within Sri Lankan airspace has been lifted, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said. Accordingly, it said drones could be operated in conformity ... Read More


SLFP - CC removes CBK from Attanagalla party organiser post

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- The Central Committee (CC) of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) decided to remove former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga from her post as the party's organiser of t... Read More


Hirunika claims second recording maliciously edited

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- UNP MP Hirunika Premachandra yesterday claimed that the leaked second phone recording clip said to be of her and MP Ranjan Ramanayake was maliciously edited and vowed to take leg... Read More


CID requests Court to order Dr. Shafi to return CCTV camera recordings

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- Officials of the Criminal Investigation Department yesterday requested the Kurunegala Magistrates' Court to order Doctor Shafi Shihabdeen to return the recordings of the CCTV cam... Read More


IRD to clamp down on errant traders

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has found that a large number of traders, business establishments and bakeries do not pass the VAT reduction benefits to the consumers The IR... Read More


Ex-Akuressa PS Chairman sentenced to 15 yrs RI

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- The Colombo High Court yesterday sentenced former Akuressa PS Chairman Saruwa Liyanage Sunil to 15 years of rigorous imprisonment for raping a 14-year-old girl in 2012. In addi... Read More