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Why Australia’s batsmen struggled in Sri Lanka

Why Australia’s batsmen struggled in Sri Lanka

A setback of any kind demands a retrospective study. It is a matter of concern for followers of Australian cricket...

HNB goes for Rs.6 b subordinated debenture issue

HNB goes for Rs.6 b subordinated debenture issue

The Hatton National bank is to go for Rs.6 billion subordinated debenture issue.

SLRC gets CSN OB bus on a court order

SLRC gets CSN OB bus on a court order

Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) becomes the beneficiary of 40 feet Outside Broad (OB) Casting bus owned by Carlton Sports...

6 ailing finance companies to be merged under FIRA

6 ailing finance companies to be merged under FIRA

The Central Bank’s handling of failing finance companies came into barrage of criticism at a recent top-level official meeting chaired...

Govt. resorts to short term borrowings to tackle economic woes

Govt. resorts to short term borrowings to tackle economic woes

Sri Lankan government’s short term borrowings seem to be a matter of concern against the current back drop of the...

An act to imprison public officers responsible for wrongdoing

An act to imprison public officers responsible for wrongdoing

The government intends introducing a new act soon to ensure that young and talented persons are appointed to government positions.

PABC records significant growth

PABC records significant growth

The Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC (PABC) is to launch a new online and mobile banking channels soon.

Many war-affected people live with shrapnel in their bodies

Many war-affected people live with shrapnel in their bodies

Parliament has received information that 410 persons of Vavuniya and Jaffna live with pieces o shrapnel in their bodies.

Important to build capacities to prevent human trafficking - FM

Important to build capacities to prevent human trafficking - FM

Sri Lanka’s foreign minister Mangala Samaraweera today said that the government is determined to reinforce stringent domestic measures in order...

President says has no knowledge of bribery incident

President says has no knowledge of bribery incident

Referring to an Australian media report of a bribery scandal involving him when he was a cabinet minister, president Maithripala...

2 surgeries for Dinesh Dodamgoda

2 surgeries for Dinesh Dodamgoda

Former UNP MP, lawyer Dinesh Dodamgoda, has undergone two surgeries at Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital following an assault.

Passport office remains closed tomorrow

Passport office remains closed tomorrow

The head office and the Kandy, Matara and Vavuniya regional offices of the Department of Immigration and Emigration will remain...

Malik optimistic of Govt. ushering in inclusive growth despite challenges

Malik optimistic of Govt. ushering in inclusive growth despite challenges

Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama last night reiterated that the Government was committed to ensuring Sri...

Sri Lankan reforms aims to simplify tax, increase base, compliance -minister

Sri Lankan reforms aims to simplify tax, increase base, compliance -minister

Sri Lanka's new government is drafting reforms aimed at simplifying taxes, widening the tax base and increasing compliance, Finance Minister...

Ex-MP Dinesh Dodamgoda at ICU following assault

Ex-MP Dinesh Dodamgoda at ICU following assault

Former UNP MP Dinesh Dodamgoda has been admitted to the ICU of Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital following an assault.

PM reprimands Navin, Ravi

PM reprimands Navin, Ravi

Prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has strongly advised minister Navin Dissanayake to learn how to act as a responsible minister of...

SAITM MBBS graduates ready to serve

SAITM MBBS graduates ready to serve

Students who enroll for the MBBS degree programme at SAITM meet with University Grants Commission entry criteria and have the...

‘No racism involved in Peradeniya attack’

‘No racism involved in Peradeniya attack’

Attempts to blame racism for the students’ clash at Peradeniya University are incorrect, says Dr. Shama Kumara Banneheka of the...

Malaysia govt. in a dilemma over Rajapaksa visit

Malaysia govt. in a dilemma over Rajapaksa visit

The Malaysian government is in a dilemma over a planned tour of the country by former Sri Lankan president Mahinda...

UNDP suggests Central Banks to add 'employment targeting' mandate

UNDP suggests Central Banks to add 'employment targeting' mandate

Many Central Banks have a single mandate, namely inflation targeting. However, it is time that they also take on a...

Dr. Suren Rāghavan's book to be launched on Aug. 26 (Video)

Dr. Suren Rāghavan's book to be launched on Aug. 26 (Video)

Scholar of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies - Dr. Suren Rāghavan will launch his postgraduate thesis - ‘Buddhist Monks...

Sri Lanka’s maternal mortality, lowest in Asia

Sri Lanka’s maternal mortality, lowest in Asia

In 2015, the year Sri Lanka was named among the lowest in maternal mortality in Asia, the number of deaths...

Wakkumbura resigns from Kalawana SLFP Chief Organiser

Wakkumbura resigns from Kalawana SLFP Chief Organiser

United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Janaka Wakkumbura has has announced that he will resign from his post as the...

No records about 2.5 million dollars given to Tiana’s TPL Inter

No records about 2.5 million dollars given to Tiana’s TPL Inter

There are no records about a sum of 2.5 million dollars given by Shangri-La to TPL Inter (Pvt.) Ltd. of...

Coal Controversy: USD 3 Mil loss in public funds?

Coal Controversy: USD 3 Mil loss in public funds?

The controversial Coal Tender process has taken a different turn with the Power and Energy Ministry deciding to continue to...

UNP minister protects Namal’s Sujani!

UNP minister protects Namal’s Sujani!

A UNP minister is reportedly giving political protection to Sujani Bogollagama, a suspect in a court case against MP Namal...

FCID investigates financial fraud at SLC

FCID investigates financial fraud at SLC

The Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) of the Police has commenced investigations against seven individuals over financial fraud said to...

CID informs Court: Ekneligoda had no links with LTTE

CID informs Court: Ekneligoda had no links with LTTE

The CID informed courts that their investigations into journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda, revealed that Ekeneligoda had no links with the LTTE...

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Nara Thai set to wow SL

Nara Thai set to wow SL

Voted as one of Thailand's best restaurants since 2007, Nara Thai brings its exquisite flavours to the shores of Sri Lanka.

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Dilshan announces retirement

Dilshan announces retirement

Former Sri Lankan captain - Tilakaratne Dilshan says he will retire from International Cricket after the 3rd ODI in Dambulla and two T-20 Internationals in Colombo vs Australia.

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Indian man carries dead wife's body for 12km

Indian man carries dead wife's body for 12km

An impoverished man in India carried his wife's body for 12km after the hospital where she died allegedly failed to provide an ambulance to carry the body back to their...

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4U set to thrill crowds at Negombo

4U set to thrill crowds at Negombo

4U - the musical extravaganza by Kasun Kalhara, Indrachapa Liyanage, Nadeeka Jayawardena and Nadeeka Guruge are all set to thrill crowds once again.

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"Mosaic Sushi" turns lunch to edible art

"Mosaic Sushi" turns lunch to edible art

In Japan, a creative new food trend is transforming an everyday dish into an aesthetically alluring delicacy: mosaic sushi.

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SriLankan Airlines Chairman Ajith Dias speaks out

SriLankan Airlines Chairman Ajith Dias speaks out

Business leader and SriLankan Airlines Chairman Ajith Dias in an exclusive inter...

As a leader, you need to understand the characters in the team'

As a leader, you need to understand the characters in the team'

Mahela Jayawardene talks about being a captain from a young age, and Arjuna Rana...

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An Adulteress’ Tale: A visit with the village prostitute

An Adulteress’ Tale: A visit with the village prostitute

Despite being warned by the whole village not to visit the home of the local pro...

Rangana Herath is one of the great cricketers of the modern age

Rangana Herath is one of the great cricketers of the modern age

No left-arm spinner ever took a wicket in their life. For some reason, whenever...

The bridesmaid who comes at a price

The bridesmaid who comes at a price

Imagine posing for your wedding photos with a stranger pride of place in your br...

Ibtihaj Muhammad makes Olympic history

Ibtihaj Muhammad makes Olympic history

Ibtihaj Muhammad has used her profile as an Olympian to try to change misconcept...