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Thursday, 29 Jul 2021

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World’s largest blue star sapphire to sell in China with love

The world’s largest blue star sapphire cluster in a backyard of a residence by accident in Pelmadulla Ratnapura is now s

19 minute ago

We need a long term policy framework of at least 20 years - Ranil

Former Prime Minister and UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has emphasized the need to establish a long-term national poli

1 hours ago

Sri Lankan students who have obtained European University scholarships are in a difficult state due to the travel ban imposed by India

Hundreds of Sri Lankan students who had obtained scholarships to universities in various European countries have been se

2 hours ago

Daily covid deaths are on the rise again. 63 deaths reported yesterday

The Government Information Department yesterday (28) announced the deaths of 63 more patients infected with the covid-19

2 hours ago

CIOB and UOM successfully conclude WCS2021

Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), the premier professional organisation of building and construction professionals in

2 hours ago

My management lessons from the pandemic

Ex-Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said, “You should never let a serious crisis go to waste.” What the two-time Chicago Mayor

3 hours ago

Urgent need to escape the surveillance technology jungle

Urgent need to escape the surveillance technology jungle

9 hours ago

World Hepatitis Day

By Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia

28 Jul 2021

Covid: Four million doses of Sinopharm to arrive in Sri Lanka in August

Four million doses of Sinopharm to arrive in Sri Lanka in August

28 Jul 2021

Death of a minor: Special judicial medical team appointed for second postmortem

Death of a minor: Special judicial medical team appointed for second postmortem

28 Jul 2021

Cannabis part of the future says tobacco giant

The UK’s largest tobacco firm says it sees cannabis as part of its future as it tries to move away from selling traditio

28 Jul 2021

MP Harin Fernando challenges Police Minister Sarath Weerasekara for open debate (VIDEO)

MP Harin Fernando challenges Police Minister Sarath Weerasekara for open debate (VIDEO)

28 Jul 2021

14-year old boy in Ratnapura goes missing

14-year old boy in Ratnapura goes missing

28 Jul 2021

SPECIAL NEWS

We need a long term policy framework of at least 20 years - Ranil

Former Prime Minister and UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has emphasized the need to establish a long-term national poli

1 hours ago

Daily covid deaths are on the rise again. 63 deaths reported yesterday

The Government Information Department yesterday (28) announced the deaths of 63 more patients infected with the covid-19

2 hours ago

Director Board walks away in objection to former SLIC Chairman

A heated situation has reportedly occurred in the monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of SLIC held yesterday (27)

28 Jul 2021

Probes into crimes against women and children must be expedited. Accused must be penalised: Opposition Leader

Laws enforced over violence against women and children must be strengthened and the accused parties must be strongly pen

27 Jul 2021

Government to enter agreement with Paddy Mill Owners next week

The government will be entering an agreement with paddy mill owners thereby curbing the price of rice by around Rs. 75 -

27 Jul 2021

As President-SLFP talks show progress, SLPP Secretary pinches SLFP

SLFP should be keeping in mind that they are not the main party in the present government but SLPP, said Ruling Party Se

27 Jul 2021

BUSINESS

CIOB and UOM successfully conclude WCS2021

Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), the premier professional organisation of building and construction professionals in

2 hours ago

My management lessons from the pandemic

Ex-Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said, “You should never let a serious crisis go to waste.” What the two-time Chicago Mayor

3 hours ago

Sri Lanka Repays $1 Billion Bond, Ending Default Threat

Sri Lanka has transfered funds to repay a $1 billion bond by the Tuesday deadline, keeping intact its reputation for hon

28 Jul 2021

Baurs to bring expert team to study Sri Lanka’s agriculture ecosystem

One of the pioneers in agriculture fertilizer and a leading diversified business group, A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd., also

27 Jul 2021

FEATURED

SRI LANKA’S ECONOMIC QUAGMIRE AND HOW MARGRET THATCHER SMASHED THE KEYNESIAN CONSENSUS

For quite some time, experts in economics and finance not associated with any political party have been raising the red

27 Jul 2021

SRI LANKA: Why the British colonial ‘rule of law’ project failed

SRI LANKA: Why the British colonial ‘rule of law’ project failed

23 Jul 2021

How nationalism is making life harder for gay people in China

They are increasingly viewed as agents of foreign influence

21 Jul 2021

4 friends bought a crumbling, 100-year-old mansion in the Sri Lankan jungle for $430,000 and spent years restoring it. Take a look inside.

It was in 2010 when the interior designer Dean Sharpe first glimpsed the crumbling mansion on the Sri Lankan hillside ne

21 Jul 2021

 


 

FOREIGN

Cannabis part of the future says tobacco giant

The UK’s largest tobacco firm says it sees cannabis as part of its future as it tries to move away from selling traditio

28 Jul 2021

COVID: Sydney lockdown could last months as daily cases reach record high

New South Wales reported a record high number of covid cases on Tuesday despite more than four weeks of lockdown for the

28 Jul 2021

COP26 climate summit president says progress made, but not enough

The first in-person meeting of climate ministers in 18 months has seen some tentative progress, says the UK minister who

27 Jul 2021

UK: Flash floods will be more common as climate crisis worsens, say scientists

Overhaul of UK infrastructure needed to ensure it is not overwhelmed by impact of extreme weather

26 Jul 2021

Environment

Critical measures of global heating reaching tipping point, study finds

Carbon emissions, ocean acidification, Amazon clearing all hurtling toward new records

28 Jul 2021

COP26 climate summit president says progress made, but not enough

The first in-person meeting of climate ministers in 18 months has seen some tentative progress, says the UK minister who

27 Jul 2021

UK: Flash floods will be more common as climate crisis worsens, say scientists

Overhaul of UK infrastructure needed to ensure it is not overwhelmed by impact of extreme weather

26 Jul 2021

Climate change: The Arctic reindeer herder whose livelihood is threatened by warmer winters

Slava Kemlil, a member of the Chukchi indigenous people in Russia’s Far East, has lived a life bound to nature’s pulse -

26 Jul 2021

GOSSIP

Setting violating Language Policy only a dummy. Real one on 29th: President’s Media Spokesperson

A new setting for President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to address the nation was established by his media spokesperson Kingsley

27 Jul 2021

The wasted middle-class has an arrears with Duminda. He will relieve the dwellers struggling for home: Pathirana

In a Facebook remark, the Press Council Chief added that upon Silva’s supposed appointment as the Chairman of the Nation

19 Jul 2021

The road was built with govt. money. But govt. money was not used for the billboard - Channa’s explains

The installation of a billboard with a huge image of Minister of State Channa Jayasumana for a road construction project

16 Jul 2021

ART

Find Your Inner Peace at “The Art Gallery Sri Lanka”

The Covid-19 Pandemic may not be everyone’s favourite topic at the moment, as it devastated a lot of people’s lives in t..

23 Jul 2021

4 friends bought a crumbling, 100-year-old mansion in the Sri Lankan jungle for $430,000 and spent years restoring it. Take a look inside.

It was in 2010 when the interior designer Dean Sharpe first glimpsed the crumbling mansion on the Sri Lankan hillside ne..

21 Jul 2021