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The journalists who revealed about Thilini’s father are receiving death threats

Monday, November 28th, 2022

Courtesy National Alert The program ‘Truth with Chamuditha’ made the most revelations about the investment company run by Thilini Priyamali in the World Trade Complex. Recently the  ‘Truth with Chamuditha’ made another hair straightening revelation. The ‘Truth with Chamuditha’ program revealed that Thilini’s father is former JVP leader Somawansa Amarasinghe. They exposed this with evidence. […]

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Sri Lanka to ban arriving air passengers from wearing more than 22-carat gold

Saturday, November 26th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The government has decided to enforce the law against the air passengers who smuggle in gold into Sri Lanka, State Minister of Finance Ranjith Siyambalapitiya says. Accordingly, air passengers will be banned from wearing gold jewellery valued more than 22 carats without the approval of the Controller General of Imports & Exports, the […]

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UK contributes £880,000 to help marginal fishers in Sri Lanka

Friday, November 25th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The United Kingdom, through the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is providing GBP 880,000 (USD 1,043,395) to strengthen the food and nutrition security of marginal fishers in Tangalle, Negombo, Colombo, Kalutara, Galle, Matara, Puttalam, Chilaw, and Mannar of Sri Lanka. In light of World Fisheries Day (November 21) being […]

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Experiences of Rachel Dennis from UK at the Foundation for Goodness in Seenigama, Sri Lanka

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022

Foundation of Goodness An interesting interview with Rachel Dennis of the Uk who volunteeredher services as an ESL Teacher for a month at the Foundation of Goodness in Seenigama,Sri Lanka. Volunteering at FoG by Rachel Dennis – Foundation of Goodness (unconditionalcompassion.org

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Britain to send Sri Lankan asylum seekers to Rwanda for medical treatment

Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Courtesy The New Humanitarian ‘One thing that worries me is that this could be the precursor to the Rwanda deportation plan.’ BANGKOK Three Sri Lankan asylum seekers stranded on Diego Garcia, a remote island in the British Indian Ocean Territory, or BIOT, are expected to be transported to Rwanda for medical treatment, the British foreign […]

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‘Friends of Sri Lanka Group’ re-launched in the European Parliament

Saturday, October 29th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Friends of Sri Lanka Group in the European Parliament was re-launched at the Sri Lanka Residence in Brussels on October 25. The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the European Union, Grace Asirwatham, announced the appointment of Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Tomáš Zdechovský from the Czech Republic, who represents the European […]

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Washington’s Plan to Break Up Russia

Friday, October 28th, 2022

MIKE WHITNEY  Courtesy The Unz Review The Western goal is to weaken, divide and ultimately destroy our nation. They are openly stating that, since they managed to break up the Soviet Union in 1991, now it’s time to split Russia into many separate regions that will be at each other’s throats.” Russian President Vladimir Putin […]

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New arrangement to inform Nayaka Theros regarding monks involved in anti-religious activities.

Friday, October 28th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Minister Vidura Wickramanayaka stated that he intends to propose a mechanism to have the Nayaka Theros informed in the case of an allegation related to monks, through the police, coordinated by the Ministry, and to implement the law against them as well as to take disciplinary action.  The Minister also said that it […]

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Even nuns watch porn, Pope says, warning of risks

Thursday, October 27th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror (BBC); Pope Francis has warned priests and nuns about the dangers of watching pornography online, saying it “weakens the priestly heart”. The Pope, 86, was responding to a question about how digital and social media should be best used, at a session in the Vatican. Pornography, he said, was “a vice that […]

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Monkey Appears At Funeral To Mourn The Man Who Showed Her Kindness -“We have feelings and so do other animals.”

Saturday, October 22nd, 2022

By Stephen Messenger Courtesy The dodo.com Earlier this week, after a sudden illness, 56-year-old Peetambaram Rajan passed away in the Batticaloa region of Sri Lanka. But though there appears to be few details about his life recorded online, the reaction of those Rajan left behind suggest his was one teeming with love. And not just for […]

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Report on minor children’s care mandatory for women aged below 45 when migrating: SLFEB

Saturday, October 22nd, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The report regarding the welfare arrangements of the underage children of women under 45 years of age is compulsory when leaving the country for foreign employment, the Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau (SLFEB) said. Addressing the media, the number of Sri Lankans leaving the country for foreign employment has increased, with […]

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Booker Prize 2022 winner Shehan Karunatilaka: ‘British publishers called my novel inaccessible’

Wednesday, October 19th, 2022

Courtesy inews.co.uk The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida author talks about struggling to get published in the UK, Salman Rushdie and why his victory is a win for Sri Lanka. On Monday night, after he was presented with the Booker Prize by the Queen Consort Camilla Parker Bowles at London’s Roundhouse, a stunned Shehan Karunatilaka thanked his family, his […]

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US Aragala Awards for Their ThinkTanks

Sunday, October 16th, 2022

Courtesy e-Con e-News In the midst of the annual US World Bank & IMF financial frolic in Washington…With all their suited & tied mannequins-of-color in attendance…The Governor of the Central Bank declares out loud: Sri Lanka will not take part in alternate international payment systems: Central Bank declines to accept Russian Mir Payment System…Central Bank […]

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Adverse weather: Three dead, more than 55,000 people affected

Saturday, October 15th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Due to the adverse weather, three individuals have died so far, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) says. Meanwhile, 55,435 people in total from 13,902 families have been affected. Speaking on the current situation, Director of Irrigation (Hydrology) Eng. S.P.C. Sugeeshwara said the risks of minor floods in low-lying areas of Kuda Ganga and […]

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Do not wear excessive gold when arriving from overseas: Fin. Ministry

Friday, October 14th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror State Finance Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said that immediate action will be taken to enforce the law against people who come to Sri Lanka from abroad wearing gold jewellery for smuggling purpose, exceeding the limits.  He said country is incurring about USD 30 million in losses per month due to smuggling of […]

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No tax on worker remittances – Minister

Thursday, October 13th, 2022

Courtesy Hiru News Labour and Foreign Employment Minister Manusha Nanayakkara says that no tax will be charged for remittances sent to Sri Lanka by migrant workers through the official banking system. He said this at a press conference held at the Ministry of Labor this morning (13). Explaining the latest situation regarding the monthly income […]

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Ahmadiyya Delegation Meets Hon. (Dr.) Bandula Gunawardena

Wednesday, October 12th, 2022

By A. Abdul Aziz – Chairman, Press & Media Desk, AMJSL. A two member delegation from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Sri Lanka (AMJSL) visited to Ministry of Mass Media  in Colombo on 11 October 2022.  Ministry Officials welcomed the delegation and arranged to meet  Hon. Bandula Gunawardena, Minister of Mass Media. Honorable Minister was very […]

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US Green Card lottery opens

Wednesday, October 5th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The US Embassy in Colombo announced that the 2024 Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Program, popularly known as the ‘Green Card Lottery’, will be accepting online applications starting tonight. According to the US Embassy in Colombo, the DV2024 Diversity Visa Program (http://dvprogram.state.gov) is the only way to enter, and all processing is […]

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ලොව ප්‍රථම සිංහල සංවිධානය ආරම්භ කල ගාමිණී ‘දිවයින’ට කතා කරයි

Sunday, September 11th, 2022

උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින එංගලන්තයෙන් දුටුගැමුණු කෙනෙක් ඇවිත්….සිංහල බල මණ්ඩලය ආරම්භ කරලා කොළඹ සිටඅනුරාධපුරය හරහා නුවරට රථ පෙළපාලියක් ගියා…ලෝකය පුරා රටවල කොටි සාමාජිකයන් යුද පුහුණුව ලබන බවප්‍රථම වරට මෙරටට දැනුම් දුන්නේ මමයි… අදටත් ඒ හඬ ගාම්භීරය. සිංහල ජන දුක හමුවේ දැනුදු ඒ හදවත කම්පනයට පත් වේ. හිරු නොබසින අධිරාජ්‍යයේ සැපවත් ජීවිතයක් ගත කිරීමට අවස්ථාව තිබියදී, ඔහු […]

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Veteran journalist Sugeeswara Senadhira appointed Lankan Prime Minister’s Media Advisor

Friday, August 19th, 2022

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, August 18 (newsin.asia): Veteran Sri Lankan journalist of audiovisual and print media, Sugeeswara P. Senadhira, has been appointed as Advisor (Media) to Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena. Sugeeswara has the unique record of serving as International Media Director to three Presidents, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Maithripala Sirisena and Gotabaya Rajapaksa. He also served as Sri […]

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Taisei Corp. denies bribery allegations

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Details of a disinformation campaign to discredit the government making allegations of demanding a bribe from a Japanese company engaged in the construction work of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) expansion project have been revealed. A serious bribery allegation levelled against senior Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva by Opposition Leader Sajith […]

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SLAF clarifies over airman who claims he does not want to be a slave to SLAF

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) said that an airman who claimed that he did not want to be a slave to Sri Lanka Air Force, has left the SLAF on termination of his initial engagement of eight-years. An airman named Asanka Srimal, who served in the Sri Lanka Air Force […]

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කැබිනට් මණ්ඩලයට රැස්වෙන්න තැනක් නෑ.. කොළඹ හෝටලයක රැස්වේ..

Saturday, July 16th, 2022

උපුටා ගැන්ම ලංකා සී නිව්ස් වැඩබලන ජනාධිපති රනිල් වික්‍රමසිංහ මහතාගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් රැස්වූ පලමු කැබිනට් රැස්වීම ඊයේ දිනයේ රැස් වී තිබේ. එම කැබිනට් මණ්ඩලය රැස් වී ඇත්තේ කොළඹ නිදහස් චතුරස්‍රය ආසන්නයේ පිහිටි හෝටලයක දී ය. ඊට හේතුව වී ඇත්තේ ජනාධිපති මන්දිරය, ජනාධිපති ලේකම් කාර්යාලය, අගමැති කාර්යාලය සහ අරලියගහ මන්දිරය අරගලකරුවන් විසින් අත්පත් කර ගැනීමෙන් පසුව මේ […]

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Gotabaya Rajapaksa awaits for private jet to depart from Maldives for Singapore

Wednesday, July 13th, 2022

Courtesy ANI Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 14 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa who fled to Maldives on Wednesday followed by an uprising triggered due to the economic collapse of the island nation, is now waiting to travel further to Singapore.Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who is now an acting president, has declared a […]

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A soup kitchen opens in Colombo to cope with hunger caused by the economic crisis

Thursday, June 30th, 2022

by Melani Manel Perera Courtesy Asia News Due to the situation, many Sri Lankans can no longer afford even one meal a day. Between 600 and 700 people show up at the community kitchen run by Rev Geeth Chamara De Silva. Talks for a credit line continue between Sri Lanka and the International Monetary Fund. […]

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Official report on UL504 filed, report confirms possible collision avoided

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror An official report on the possible mid-air collision avoided by UL 504 has been filed by the crew upon their return to the BIA yesterday which has confirmed that due to the vigilance and action taken by the crew, they had managed to avert one of the worst mid-air collisions. Sri […]

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UN warns Sri Lanka could face ‘full-blown humanitarian emergency’

Saturday, June 11th, 2022

Courtesy  Mizzima The United Nations warns that Sri Lanka’s unprecedented economic crisis could develop into a dire humanitarian crisis, with millions already in need of aid.

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Ship carrying Rs.2Bn relief materials from India reaches Colombo

Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror An Indian ship carrying urgent relief supplies including rice, life-saving medicines and milk powder arrived in Colombo on Sunday and the consignment was handed over to the government, the Indian High Commission said. High Commissioner Gopal Baglay handed over a large consignment of humanitarian assistance worth more than SLR 2 billion […]

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Congratulations Russia!

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

Priyantha Hettige Courtesy Island Moscow has just been voted the third best city in the world to live in by the UN. But it beats all the competition in having the highest quality of life for its citizens, which includes the best medical care, the best education, attractive public spaces, public safety and, importantly, the […]

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The Death of the Most Ven. Homagama Kondanna Maha Thero

Friday, February 4th, 2022

German Dharmaduta Society Colombo Most Ven. Homagama Kondanna Maha Thero It is with great sorrow that we convey the sad news of the death of Most Ven. Homagama Kondanna Maha Thero, one of Sri Lanka’s best-known monks for Buddhist missionary work overseas, and mentor and meditation teacher of several famous people including a former President […]

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