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Election Diary: When a nation believed on promises!

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- Sri Lanka said good morning to Monday with a sense of belief that the future would be better for them under the new presidency of Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Fire crackers were lit and... Read More


Menstruation matters, here's why

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- Over the past weeks, women's rights were heavily debated as front-runners of the presidential campaign pursued the female vote like never before. The promises from both leading c... Read More


Unremitting rains raise dengue threat

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- Dengue fever plagues Sri Lanka annually, increasing after a rainfall when conditions are optimal for mosquito breeding. Climate fluctuations also accelerate the epidemic's spread... Read More


Forgotten victims of war: A border village study Let those in borders speak

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- Year 2019 is of great significance as it marks ten years since the defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) by the Sri Lankan military forces. People looked forward ... Read More


Promoting a dining culture sans plastic

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- It is a well-known fact that nature is adversely impacted due to pollution caused by irresponsible acts of human beings. With the rapid industrialization, today the world is expe... Read More


Some decisions by new Prez commendable: Harin

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- Former Minister Harin Fernando today said while remaining in the opposition, he would support all good steps taken by the new government led by new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. ... Read More


Akila refutes Nalin's allegation

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam today refuted the allegations made by MP Nalin Bandara Jayamaha regarding New Democratic Front (NDF) candidate Sajith Premadasa's el... Read More


Sajith loyalists contemplate forming new party: Harin

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- New Democratic Front (NDF) candidate Sajith Premadasa's loyalists are contemplating to form a new political party under his leadership if effective revamp of the UNP does not tak... Read More


I have decided to resign: PM

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- PM Ranil Wickremesinghe in a statement says as a person who respects democracy he has decided to step down and to allow the new President to form a new government. PM Wickremesi... Read More


Malinga wants to play T20Is for two more years

Sri Lanka, Nov. 20 -- Sri Lanka captain and veteran pacer Lasith Malinga has had a rethink on his decision to retire after next year's Twenty20 World Cup, saying he can carry on for another two years.... Read More