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Power cut increased due to wrong type of crude oil imported

Power cut increased due to wrong type of crude oil imported

Sri Lankan authorities have imported the wrong type of crude oil, the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) revealed. P...
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FM Ali Sabry at UNGA : Summary of SL statement

FM Ali Sabry at UNGA : Summary of SL statement

ALI SABRY, Minister for Foreign Affairs for Sri Lanka, said that confronted with overlapping challenges, developing countries and...
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President heads to Japan & the Philippines

President heads to Japan & the Philippines

President Ranil Wickremesinghe is scheduled to leave the island early tomorrow morning (26) on an official visit to Japan and the...
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New boat service from Battaramulla to Wellawatta

New boat service from Battaramulla to Wellawatta

A solar powered boat service has been commenced from Battaramulla, Diyatha Uyana and Aggona, Heenati Kumbura to Wellawatta. The Mi...
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UK to grant £3 million assistance to Sri Lanka

UK to grant £3 million assistance to Sri Lanka

The Minister of State for the Middle East, South Asia, and the UN of the United Kingdom, Lord Tariq Ahmad says the UK is providing...
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v2025

Sports

Sri Lanka qualifies for Asian Netball Championships finals

Sri Lanka qualifies for Asian Netball Championships finals

Sri Lanka qualified for the finals of the 2022 Asian Netball Championships after defeating Hong Kong today (10). The team came out...
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SL vs AUS: Brilliant performance by Chandimal shatters Australia’s clean sweep

SL vs AUS: Brilliant performance by Chandimal shatters Australia’s clean sweep

Sri Lanka beat Australia in the 2nd Test match today (11) by an inning and 39 runs, extinguishing Australia’s hopes of seizing a 2...
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Yupun becomes first-ever South Asian to finish 100m under 10 seconds

Yupun becomes first-ever South Asian to finish 100m under 10 seconds

Yupun Abeykoon has set a new record, becoming the first ever Sri Lankan and South Asian to run 100m under 10 seconds. He clocked a...
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Entertainment

Sri Lankan wins Linnean Medal for Zoology, the ‘Nobel prize for naturalists’

Sri Lankan wins Linnean Medal for Zoology, the ‘Nobel prize for naturalists’

Sri Lankan author, educator and taxonomist, Rohan Pethiyagoda has been awarded the coveted Linnean Medal for Zoology 2022, conside...
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Veteran actor Wilson Karunaratne passes away

Veteran actor Wilson Karunaratne passes away

Veteran Sri Lankan actor Wilson Karunaratne has passed away at the age of 79, family sources told Ada Derana. Fondly known as ‘Wil...
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‘The Newspaper’ is best 2020 Asian film at Bengaluru Film Fest

‘The Newspaper’ is best 2020 Asian film at Bengaluru Film Fest

The Sri Lankan film ‘The Newspaper’ has won the award for the best Asian film for 2020 at the 13th Bengaluru International Film Fe...
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