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Lalin's Column : Independence turned National day parade, an utter farce

Colombo, Feb. 17 -- The 71st Independence Commemoration day in 2019 was an utter farce. The 'ordinary' people were excluded from the major event, the parade on the Galle Face Green. It may have confir... Read More


Letter From America: The Myth of 'Bengali Migration' to Arakan

Colombo, Feb. 17 -- Genocidal crimes don't occur by chance and require years of preparation. The rationale for justifying such horrendous crimes is often provided by the evil geniuses or the ideologue... Read More


The Rise and Fall of the King of Stratosphere: Airbus to end the production of A 380

Colombo, Feb. 17 -- The move was something anticipated owing to the fall of orders from the major airlines, for some time. The decision by Emirates to trim down their order of the A 380 aircrafts seem... Read More


Sri Lanka dragged by the US into rivalry with China : Sri Lanka in the midst of Sino-US rivalry in Indo-Pacific Region

Washington, Feb. 16 -- Sri Lanka, strategically located in South Asia, is gradually drawn toward the battle for political-military supremacy in the Indo-Pacific region between the United States and Ch... Read More


All midwives vaccancies will be filled with new graduates - WP Governor M. Azath S Salley

Colombo, Feb. 16 -- All midwives vacancies will be filled with new graduates - WP Governor M. Azath S SalleySequel to a request made by the Government Family Health Services Association, GFHA, Western... Read More


Alternate places identified for illegal occupiers of pavements

Colombo, Feb. 14 -- In response to a section of the newspapers calling for alternate arrangements in place of the unauthorized structures from pavements, Western Province Governor M. Azath S. Salley i... Read More


US-Sri Lanka '07 military pact aided US 'terror' fight not Sri Lanka

Washington, Feb. 12 -- The Acquisition and Cross Servicing Agreement (ACSA) signed between the Governments of Sri Lanka and the United States in March 2007 which allowed both countries to transfer and... Read More


Las Vegas celebrates Sri Lanka's 71st Independence with US lawmakers' blessings

Las Vegas, Feb. 12 -- The United States lawmakers rallied round the Sri Lankan community in Las Vegas in the State of Nevada, a rare gesture extended by both the US Senate and the US House of Represen... Read More


We are innocent: Nalini Demands Release From Prisons

Colombo, Feb. 11 -- Nalini Sriharan, one of the convicts in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, began a hunger strike in the Vellore prison on Saturday (February 9) demanding rele... Read More


Sri Lanka's Demining Programme commended at the Geneva's International Director's Meeting

Colombo, Feb. 11 -- 30 year long civil conflict in Sri Lanka left many areas of the Northern and Eastern part of the country contaminated by anti-personnel mines and Explosive Remnants of War (ERW). T... Read More