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Ten Sri Lankans missing from Commonwealth Games: Official

  Ten members of crisis-hit Sri Lanka’s Commonwealth Games contingent in Birmingham have disappeared in a suspected attempt to remain in Britain, a top sports...

SriLankan Airlines rubbishes reports of no meals in Business Class

  SriLankan Airlines has dismissed the assertion made by a passenger in a video on social media that meals are unavailable on flights. A video shared...

Only people with ‘Hitler-like mindset’ torch buildings: Wickremesinghe on arson attack on his house

  Reacting publicly for the first time after his private house was set on fire by anti-government protesters on Saturday, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on...

Sri Lankan protesters find millions of rupees from Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s house amid economic turmoil

  PROTESTERS who stormed president Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s house on Saturday (9) amid the country’s worst economic crisis claimed to have recovered a large sum of money...

Sri Lanka’s inflation surges past 50 per cent in June

  Inflation in crisis-hit Sri Lanka has surged past 50 per cent for the month of June, the statistics department said on Thursday, as the...

‘I was desperate to update my profile pic’: This Sri Lankan CEO with ‘Vitiligo’...

A top-ranking business executive of Sri Lanka has shared the dilemma he went through before updating his social media profile picture as he became...

Sri Lanka schools to be shut due to lack of power

  Amid the unprecedented economic crisis, the Sri Lanka government on Saturday announced to shut down all the schools for the coming week, a local...

Sri Lanka saves scarce gas for cremations

  BANKRUPT Sri Lanka will reserve a portion of its scarce fuel supplies for the cremation of Buddhists, whose funeral rites have been disrupted during...

Sri Lanka: UN appeals for $47m for life-saving aid to 1.7 million people

  THE UN team in Sri Lanka and non-governmental organisations have launched a joint humanitarian needs and priorities (HNP) Plan calling for $47.2 million to...

Sri Lankan PM urges citizens to use gas, fuel sparingly amid worsening crisis

  The next three weeks for Sri Lanka would be tough as the nation is facing a severe economic crisis, said Sri Lankan Prime Minister...