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Rajapaksa elected Sri Lanka’s president

Rajapaksa elected Sri Lanka’s president

Colombo: Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has been elected the seventh Executive President of Sri Lanka and will take the oath on Monday at the Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura. The Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya said that Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Presidential Candidate Rajapaksa who contested under the flower bud symbol emerged as the […]

Colombo’s Lotus Tower, South Asia’s tallest structure, blooms

Colombo’s Lotus Tower, South Asia’s tallest structure, blooms

Colombo: The Lotus Tower, South Asia’s tallest tower standing at 350 meters in Colombo, was opened by Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena on September 16. The 17-storey tower comprises a telecommunication museum, a restaurant, supermarkets, food courts, conference halls with seating for 400 people, a 1,000-seat auditorium, luxury hotel rooms, ballrooms and an observation deck. […]

Sri Lanka: Teachers should constantly update their knowledge

Sri Lanka: Teachers should constantly update their knowledge

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena said that teachers should constantly update their knowledge for the sake of the qualitative development of education. Teachers have a great responsibility to mold a future generation armed with knowledge and creative skills to suit changing world trends and nurture the moral values of the children in keeping pace […]

Citing security concerns, senior Sri Lankan cricketers refuse to travel to Pakistan

Citing security concerns, senior Sri Lankan cricketers refuse to travel to Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Several senior Sri Lankan players have expressed their reservations over travelling to Pakistan for the upcoming one-day international and T20 series. According to a report on BBC Urdu, senior players including ODI captain Dimuth Karunaratne, T20 captain Lasith Malinga and former captain Angelo Mathews have refused to travel to […]

In Sri Lanka, prison turned into a cultural center

In Sri Lanka, prison turned into a cultural center

  Kandy: Once a maximum-security prison over 13 acres making it the second largest in Sri Lanka, Bogambara Prison is being transformed into the Bogambara Cultural Park featuring an open air theater, studio for traditional arts and crafts, a tourist information center and multiple recreational areas. Phase I of the project was inaugurated this week […]

Sri Lanka’s beauty, heritage in focus in Los Angeles

Sri Lanka’s beauty, heritage in focus in Los Angeles

  Colombo: A photographic exhibition depicting the beauty of fauna and flora and richness of the heritage of Sri Lanka will be held in the US next month. The “Beauty of Sri Lanka” organized by the America Sri Lankan Photographic Art Society in association with the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Los Angeles will […]

Sri Lanka: No to gamblers in sports administration

Sri Lanka: No to gamblers in sports administration

  Colombo: Sri Lanka is to amend rules and regulations in the Sports Law in order to ban anyone linked to betting from holding any portfolio in cricket administration. “We are going to put out a gazette notification to make amendments to some rules and regulations concerning sports in Sri Lanka,” Sports Minister Harin Fernando […]

Sri Lankan president berates opposition to death penalty

Sri Lankan president berates opposition to death penalty

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena has continued his verbal attack on those whom he considered as obstructing initiatives to make the country safer by opposing the enactment of tougher laws. “Certain segments who did not heed to the concerns of society to formulate stronger and tougher laws to eradicate terrorism in the aftermath of […]

Sri Lanka building up a nutritious young generation thanks to local dairy industry

Sri Lanka building up a nutritious young generation thanks to local dairy industry

  Colombo: A national program in Sri Lanka to provide a packet of liquid milk to around 600,000 primary students is well underway. The program, under President Maithripala Sirisena’s concept of creating a ‘Nutritious young generation of a nation bountiful with milk,’ is coupled with a plan to make Sri Lanka self-sufficient in liquid milk […]

AJA Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Sri Lanka

AJA Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Sri Lanka

Asia Journalist Association condemns the Sri Lanka’s blasts which were reported in Colombo and Negombo, in the southwest of the country, and in Batticaloa, on the other side of the island, as Christians celebrate Easter Sunday. AJA considers each act against innocent people is an act of terror. While we, members of AJA, send our […]

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