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දිවියෙන් සමුගත් සිය දියණිය සිහි කර අනුරපුර ආර්ථික අපහසුතා ඇති පවුල් වලට ආධාර

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

තිසර සමල් – එප්පාවල දිවියෙන් සමුගත් සිය දියණියට පිං පිණිස අනුරාධපුර දිස්ත්‍රික්කයේ ආර්ථික අපහසුතා ඇති පවුල් 100 කට අත්‍යවශය ආහාර මලු බෙදා දීමට කොළඹ 05 ප්‍රදේශයේ ව්‍යාපාරික මහත්මියක වන විශාකා වීරකෝන් මහත්මිය ඊයේ (17) දුරුතු පොහෝ දින කටයුතු කළාය. මීට දෙවසරකට පමණ ඉහතදී දිවියෙන් සමුගත් නදීරා විජේරත්න නම් දියණියට පිං පිණිස ඇයගේ මව වන කොළඹ […]

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Sri Lankans celebrate Buddha’s first visit to the island

Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, January 18:  The Buddhist festival Duruthu Poya was celebrated on January 17, the first full moon in January. It marked the first visit of the Buddha to Sri Lanka. This is a key religious and historic date in the calendar for Sri Lankan Buddhists as it marks Gautama Buddha’s first visit to […]

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‘Menike Mage Hithe’ is BJP’s theme song in Uttar Pradesh elections

Sunday, January 16th, 2022

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia New Delhi, January 16 (newsin.asia): Sri Lankan singer Yohani de Silva’s Menike Maga Hithe” which had taken the Indian music scene by storm, is now being used by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to boost the prospects of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in the […]

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One of world’s largest and rarest blue sapphires weighing in at 310kg

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

Courtesy The Telegraph (UK) The stone, discovered in the gem-rich area of Ratnapura, has been dubbed the ‘Queen of Asia’ A woman walks past the world’s largest natural corundum blue sapphire, weighing 310 kilograms CREDIT: DINUKA LIYANAWATTE /REUTERS Sri Lankan authorities on Sunday put on show what they said was the world’s largest natural corundum blue sapphire, […]

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‘India That Is Bharat’ Review: A Book of Consequence for Constitutional Reform in former European Colonies including Sri Lanka

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

byD V Sridharan-Nov 16, 2021  Author J Sai Deepak and his book’s cover. Snapshot J Sai Deepak’s book ‘India That is Bharat’ is a rigorous survey of India’s political history since the Papal Bull of 1493. India that is Bharat: Coloniality, Civilisation, Constitution. J Sai Deepak. Bloomsbury India. 2021. Pages 484. Rs 404. here’s a […]

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ඇමරිකාවේ තරුණ ජේම්ස් ලංකාවේදී පැවිදි දිවියට| අහම්බෙන් ඇහුණු ඒ බණ පදයෙන් මගෙ මුලු ජීවිතේම වෙනස්වුණා||

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

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Sri Lanka kitchens blow up as gas crisis deepens

Monday, November 29th, 2021

Courtesy MailOnline Sri Lanka is investigating a sharp rise in kitchen explosions caused by cooking gas that have reportedly killed at least one person and wounded dozens of others, parliament heard Monday. The island is in the grip of an economic crisis with serious shortages of fossil fuels and other essential goods because of depleted […]

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Area residents attack MP Thowfeek’s house after Kinniya ferry accident

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Residents of Kuringankerni area have attacked the house of Trincomalee District MP M.S. Thowfeek of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) following the ferry accident which took place this morning. A tense situation ensued after a passenger ferry was capsized at the Kuringankerni lagoon in Kinniya, killing six people including four schoolchildren. The residence […]

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Mirigama-Kurunegala section of Central Expressway to be opened this month: Minister

Monday, November 15th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Mirigama-Kurunegala section of the Central Expressway will be opened this month, Highways Minister Johnston Fernando said today. He told Parliament that the Central Expressway from Colombo to Kandy will be completely opened during the next two years. The minister said this while responding to a question raised by Chief Opposition […]

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Torrential rains trigger deadly flooding in Sri Lanka, India

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

By Adam Douty, AccuWeather, Residents evacuate an elderly woman to a safer place through a flooded neighborhood during incessant heavy rains, in Chennai, India, on Thursday. Photo by Idrees Mohammed/EPA-EFE Rounds of heavy rain that inundated parts of Sri Lanka and southeastern India this week caused severe flooding and mudslides that are being blamed for […]

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Hassina Leelarathna, co-founder of the only Sri Lankan newspaper in the U.S., dies at 73

Monday, November 1st, 2021

BY ANH DOSTAFF WRITER  Courtesy Los Angeles Times Hassina Leelarathna, a co-founder of the only Sri Lankan newspaper in the U.S. and an activist who spurred fellow immigrants to help when disasters struck their homeland, has died at age 73. Leelarathna died in Sherman Oaks on Oct. 17 after battling lung cancer for the last five […]

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2021 Global Hunger Index reveals world rankings; Find out where Sri Lanka stands

Sunday, October 17th, 2021

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, Oct 17 (newsin.asia) – In the 2021 Global Hunger Index, Sri Lanka ranks 65th out of the 116 countries with sufficient data to calculate 2021 GHI scores. With a score of 16.0, Sri Lanka has a level of hunger that is moderate. For the 2021 GHI report, data were assessed for 135 countries. Out of these, there […]

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Sri Lankan flotilla protests against Indian poaching

Sunday, October 17th, 2021

Courtesy Channel News Asia COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s fishermen launched a flotilla of boats on Sunday (Oct 17) demanding that the government block Indian trawlers from poaching in the island’s prawn-rich northern waters. Boats flying black flags and carrying opposition legislators travelled 100km from the north-eastern fishing town of Mullaittivu to the island’s northernmost tip, Point […]

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රේගුවෙන් විනාශ කරන්නට නියමිතව තිබූ කසල තේ තොගයක් කාබනික පොහොර වලට මිශ්‍ර කරන්නට ගෙනැවිත් එප්පාවලදී උණුසුම් තත්වයක්

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

තිසර සමල් – අනුරාධපුර රේගුවෙන් විනාශ කරන්නට නියමිතව තිබූ කසල තේ තොගයක්  කාබනික පොහොර වලට මිශ්‍ර කරන්නට ගෙනැවිත් එප්පාවලදී උණුසුම් තත්වයක්…. කාබනික පොහොර නිශ්පාදනය සඳහා කලවම් කිරීමට ගෙන ආ බවට පැවසෙන කසල තේ තොග වල ඇසුරුම් එප්පාවල ඇඳගල ප්‍රදේශයේ රජයේ වී ගබඩා වල ගිණි තැබීමට හේතුවෙන් අවට ප්‍රදේශවාසීන් හා එම ස්ථානයේ සිටි පිරිස අතර උණුසුම් තත්වයක් ඊයේ […]

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Yohani – Manike Mage Hithe ….The story of her rise to stardom – Based on True Stories

Wednesday, October 6th, 2021

London to Colombo

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How about ‘elevated jogging track’ in place of missing south bund on Kelani left bank?

Sunday, October 3rd, 2021

Engineer Anton Nanayakkara Senior Deputy Director of Irrigation (retd) Courtesy The Island When it was realised that the over 100-year-old Dutch-built Gothatuwa bund was not able to protect the whole of Colombo from a major flood of the Kelani river, a suggestion to build a new bund on the left bank of the Kelani river […]

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WATCH : Sri Lankan sensation Yohani de Silva covers title track of “Shiddat”

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

Dilini Madushanki Courtesy Ceylon Today Having grabbed international attention and spurring a flurry of renditions to her hit cover Menike mage hithe, Sri Lankan singer Yohani de Silva has entered Bollywood with the female version of the title track of the movie Shiddat. The song, originally sung by Manan Bhardwaj and released today (28), features Sunny Kaushal, […]

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ප්‍රාසාංගික නර්තනයේ සන්නාමය

Sunday, September 26th, 2021

හිරු පුවත් ජාත්‍යන්තර ප්‍රමිතියෙන් හැඩ වූ, අසමසම, නිර්මාණශීලි, දඟකාර පුංචි නැට්ටුවන් පිරිවරාගත් ප්‍රාසාංගික නර්තනයේ රියැලිටි ටෙලිවිෂන් සන්නාමය වන “හිරු SUPER DANCER” සීසන් 03 අවසන් මහා තරඟය (Grand Finale) Hiru Life Studio මැදිරි සංකීර්ණයේදී අද (25) පැවැත්වුණා.

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Manike Mage Hithe: Dubai grooves to Sri Lankan singer’s viral track

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Sandhya D’Mello /Dubai Courtesy WKND Yohani de Silva, 28, has become an overnight sensation with her lilting Sinhalese song that has broken the internet Manike Mage Hithe, the Sinhalese viral track that has taken the Internet by storm, is transcending musical, cultural and language boundaries. Sung by 28-year-old Sri Lankan singer Yohani de Silva, the […]

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Watch: “Manike Mage Hithe” Remix For Mamata Banerjee’s Bypoll Campaign

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Courtesy NDTV A father-daughter duo have remixed “Manike Mage Hithe” into a tribute to Mamata Banerjee, who has to win the Bhabanipore bypolls to keep her job Manike Mage Hithe (in my heart), a Sinhala song from Sri Lanka, recently became an Internet sensation in India, despite most people not understanding its lyrics. From covers to […]

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නාවලකන්ද දොළ රක්ෂිතයේ රුක් රෝපණ වැඩසටහන

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

පේශල පසන් කරුණාරත්න කළුතර දිස්ත්‍රික්කයේ වලල්ලාවිට ප්‍රාදේශීය ලේකම් කොට්ඨාශයට අයත් මීගහතැන්න ප්‍රදේශයේ නාවලකන්ද ග්‍රාමය යනු ශ්‍රී ලකාව පුරා පවතින වනාන්තර පද්ධතියේ ඉහලම ජෛව විවිධත්වයක් හිමි සදාහරිත වැසි වනාන්තරවලට මැදි වූ සුන්දර ගම්මානයක් සහිත කඳුකර වනාන්තර පද්ධතියකි. මෙම ගම්මානය සහිත වනාන්තර පද්ධතිය ආවරණය වන පරිදි වනසංරක්ෂණ දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවට අයත් රක්ෂිත කලාප කීපයක්ම ඇති අතර එම රක්ෂිත ප්‍රදේශ […]

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Data manipulation by World Bank is symptomatic of big power hegemony

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Courtesy Daily Mirror UN expert, Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, explains how Big Powers manipulate Third World economies  Since 2014, the OLOBC has been saying that the DBR and the EDB scale have had a disastrous impact on poor countries The World Bank announced last Thursday that it has paused” or temporarily suspended its Doing Business Report […]

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Eliyantha White passes away

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lankan faith healer Eliyantha White has passed away earlier today (September 22), sources told Ada Derana. He had been receiving treatment for COVID-19 at a private hospital in Colombo when he had passed away. White also served as a personal physician to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.

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Chinese and Sri Lankan workers to celebrate their moon festivals together

Sunday, September 19th, 2021

by Tang Lu, Jamila Najmuddin Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, September 19 (Xinhua):  These days in Sri Lanka, both locals and the Chinese living here are busy preparing for festivals related to the full moon. The day of Sept. 20 is the monthly Poya Day in Sri Lanka and the following day is the annual Mid-Autumn Festival […]

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‘HATRED CEASES NOT BY HATRED BUT BY LOVE,’-STORY OF SRI JAYEWARDENEPURA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

By Rohan Abeygunawardena Incidentally, our memory flows exactly Seventy [70] years back to the  ‘ San Francisco Peace Treaty Conference ‘ in September 1951. D.S. Senanayake, the first Prime Minister of Ceylon (as Sri Lanka was then known) selected his young and able Finance Minister J. R. Jayewardene to lead the delegation from Ceylon to the […]

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Manike Mage Hithe song hits 100 million views on YouTube

Saturday, September 11th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror ‘Manike Mage Hithe’ sung by young artiste Yohani De Silva has created history in Sri Lanka as her song been viewed by over 100 million users on YouTube. Yohani is also the first female singer in Sri Lanka who has cross two million YouTube subscribers. The song ‘Manike Mage Hithe’ is […]

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Kin of Sri Lankan who died in Japan immigration custody urge full release of surveillance video

Friday, September 10th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The family of a Sri Lankan woman who died in March following mistreatment at an immigration center visited the immigration agency Friday to seek the full disclosure of two weeks’ worth of security camera footage showing her final days. The family members of Ratnayake Liyanage Wishma Sandamali, 33, were only able to see […]

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Recreating Sri Vikrama Rajasinha’s cosmic city

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Mirror   Colombo, September 9: Sri Lanka’s last king, Sri Vikrama Rajasinha of Kandy, was vilified as a cruel despot and was overthrown by the British in 1815, acting in cahoots with disgruntled local chieftains. But Vikrama Rajasinha was a creative builder, town-planner and executor of irrigation projects for the benefit of the […]

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BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Two Sri Lankans named in the list.

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

 by Moiz Mustafa Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Sept 2 (newsin.asia) – From triumphant conservation stories to devastating fishing disasters and everything in between, the new Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition demonstrates the sheer resilience of the natural world. The latest competition received a record-breaking number of entries from professional and amateur photographers from 95 countries around the […]

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Photo: Beautiful Colombo goes silent amidst lockdown

Sunday, August 22nd, 2021

 by Moiz Mustafa Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, August 22 (newsin.asia) – The Island nation announced a lockdown which began on Friday night (20), bowing to pressure from medical experts as infections have overwhelmed the healthcare system. All essential services will function as normal. Read more As the lockdown came into effect on Friday night, Colombo went silent. Busy […]

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