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Anagarika Dharmapala birth anniversary commemoration

Sri Lanka, Sept. 20 -- The 156th birth anniversary commemoration of Anagarika Dharmapala was held under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Mahabodhi Agrashravaka Maha Vihara in Malig... Read More


Neutralising venom with venom- Dr. Anslem de Silva

Sri Lanka, Sept. 20 -- We feature this week an interview with Dr. Anslem de Silva, world renowned Sri Lankan biologist and herpetologist, who is considered the father of modern herpetology in Sri Lank... Read More


Buwelikada building collapse: Rescued baby dies, Two missing

Sri Lanka, Sept. 20 -- Due to the inclement weather a five-storey building has collapsed on to another building at the Buwelikada area in Kandy this morning. Three individuals including an one and ha... Read More


Nurturing young entrepreneurs

Sri Lanka, Sept. 20 -- "The future promise of any nation can be directly measured by the present prospects of its youth" is a quote by the late former President of the United States of America, John F... Read More


Tourism Sri Lanka: A glimmer of hope

Sri Lanka, Sept. 20 -- While tourism remained challenged during Sri Lanka's battle against terrorism, peace time allowed us to flourish again as a South Asian economic hub with tourism at its helm. Wh... Read More


Govt to step up turmeric production

Sri Lanka, Sept. 20 -- Several attempts to smuggle turmeric were foiled by the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) over the past week as the government continued to hold onto its decision to ban the import of the sp... Read More


EPF benefits to be expedited

Sri Lanka, Sept. 20 -- Labour Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said that Section 38 of the EPF Act will be amended to enable Labour Tribunal presidents to hear the enforcement cases pending at the Mag... Read More


Govt to table 20 A on Sept 22

Sri Lanka, Sept. 20 -- The Government will table the 20th Amendment to the Constitution in Parliament on September 22 and it will be included in the Parliament Order Book. The Government on September... Read More


Take preventive measures or face the music

Sri Lanka, Sept. 20 -- Legal action should be taken against people and institutions that do not follow health guidelines to prevent Covid-19 and continue to ignore instructions by the Government and t... Read More


Hallucinations for those who see demons in the 20th Amendment

Sri Lanka, Sept. 20 -- Until a new Constitution is promulgated, Sri Lanka has a distinctly presidential system of government. This fact among other things has been given the Supreme Court imprimatur i... Read More