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Only a gesture of playing to the gallery?

Sri Lanka, June 23 -- In a move that took many by surprise, two former Ministers, Kabir Hashim and M.H.A. Haleem who resigned recently have been reappointed after they were sworn-in before President M... Read More


'This place attracts special people'

Sri Lanka, June 23 -- Now, 12 out of 19 workers at the Pizza Hut in Colombo 5, a nice little structure safely tucked away in a corner in Siripa Road, have a unique story to tell the world - they all h... Read More


PC elections not possible before Presidential polls - Election monitors

Sri Lanka, June 23 -- Independent election monitors have ruled out the possibility of holding Provincial Council elections before the Presidential polls planned for December this year. Despite a seri... Read More


Karunaratne: The stand-out Thurstanite

Sri Lanka, June 23 -- Umesh Karunarantne became the first cricketer from Thurstan College to win the Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year, some 11 years ago. Karunaratne won the Mega Award... Read More


PSC to summon PM, key politicians soon

Sri Lanka, June 23 -- The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) appointed to investigate into the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks will summon key politicians including, the Prime Minister Ranil Wickrem... Read More


Kalmunai hunger strike called off

Sri Lanka, June 23 -- The hunger strike led by the incumbent priest of Kalmunai Sri Subadrarama Viharaya, Ven. Ranmuthugala Sangharathana, demanding the upgrade of Kalmunai North Sub-Divisional Secret... Read More


Review : History Flows for All: The War and its Aftermath in Lanka

Sri Lanka, June 23 -- Ethnic and religious polarisation have been spreading in South Asia and afar in recent decades. Sadly, sections of the intelligentsia and the clergy have also been fuelling divis... Read More


A sermon on stoning

Sri Lanka, June 23 -- It is generally assumed we have passed the stone age, the bronze age, the iron age, the industrial age and the space age. After a breathtaking dive in to the digital age, we are ... Read More


CHECKMATE: Inside Ahimsa's Legal Gambit against Gota

Sri Lanka, June 23 -- This article was first published in the Sunday Observer on April 21, 2019 that fateful Easter Sunday when suicide bombers unleashed terror attacks on churches and luxury hotels, ... Read More


Lanka awaits global GAP certification to venture into EU markets

Sri Lanka, June 23 -- Sri Lanka will export fresh fruits and vegetables to the European region, after the global accreditation for exports under the Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling... Read More