Crawling back to normalcy

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The releasing of land held by the army has been given wide publicity both by the Government and the military in recent times. However,...

A new chapter for Green Cabin: A 134-year old family business

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The early beginnings of this family owned business dates back to 1884, when two Englishmen and the late Mudaliya Thomas Rodrigo owned and managed...

Australian family mourn death of mother and daughter in Sri Lanka accident

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A family is mourning the loss of Brisbane mother Louise Collins and her four-year-old daughter Poppy who tragically died in a car accident in...

Sri Lanka celebrates Christmas in hope for stable 2016

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by Jamila Najmuddin COLOMBO, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- Along with millions of Christians worldwide, Sri Lankan Christians on Friday celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ...

Surgeon gives Lankan girl new lease of life

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A rare case of scoliosis (curved spine) was surgically corrected in a 10-hour marathon surgery by a city-based neuro surgeon, Dr Damandeep Singh Makkar,...

Melissa Day’s tea revolution is far from over

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After a year of fundraising and campaigning, Melissa Day’s efforts to start a ‘tea revolution’ by raising awareness about how many mass market leaves...

Sri Lanka seeks ways to turn El Niño pain into gain

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Rice farmer Weerasinghearchchilage Darmarathana is used to periodic flooding in his low-lying village of Galella in central Sri Lanka. The 60-year-old has lived all his...

Central Bank bombing: 21 years later

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by Ashanthi Warunasuriya   One of the deadliest attacks carried out in Colombo during the 30 year war was the bombing of the Central Bank. On...

A visionary leader in the recycling sector

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Kaushal Rajapaksa: A visionary leader in the recycling sector By Ranjit J Perera His vision is to establish a Global Recycling Village in Sri Lanka utilizing...

Post war development not for all

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A mother and her two children walk along a long dusty road in the scorching sun as they make their way home. The Korakankaddu village...