A schizo polity called Tamil Nadu

By N. Sathiya Moorthy  In southern Tamil Nadu, which supposedly bucked the national trend in recent elections, ‘environmental conscience’ co-exists with societal sin of ‘cash-for-votes’,...

‘We are With Her’ for a violence free Sri Lanka

Violence against women and girls is widely recognized as an international public health and human rights concern. One in three female homicides in Sri...

Saint Anthony’s Shrine feast held on sober note

By Rose Kenny The Feast of Saint Anthony’s Shrine Kochchikade was held yesterday giving prominence to religious observances presided by the Archbishop of Colombo His...

CJ grants approval for AG to file indictments against Bond scam suspects

By Rose Kenny The Attorney General was given approval by Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya to file indictments in the Permanent High Court Trial-at-Bar against former...

Disaster awareness programme held for naval personnel

A disaster awareness programme for naval personnel, on precautions to save lives and minimize damage during a flood, was held at the main auditorium...

Sri Lanka Telecom launches National Digital Roadmap

Sri Lanka Telecom PLC launched the National Digital Roadmap at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre in the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena who was the...

Heenatiyana Sanka arrested over Kalu Ajith’s killing

By Rose Kenny The Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) had arrested the assailant who had shot ‘Minuwangoda Kalu Ajith’,  Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said. On...

All Buddhist monks to be insured

by Rose Kenny  All Buddhist monks in the country would be insured under a programme initiated by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. On June 26th the Prime Minister...

Canada to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021

Canada will ban "harmful" single-use plastics as early as 2021 in a bid to reduce ocean waste, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced. This initiative...

Samsung, No.1 Smartphone Brand in Sri Lanka

Driven by the simple but profound goal of creating meaningful innovation, Samsung has pushed the limits of mobile technology and set the standard for...
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