A mahout anointing oil on the heads of elephants at Pinnawela elephant orphanage yesterday to mark the new year ritual.

Pic by Eranga Jayawardena

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BBS, says UNP

By Zacki Jabbar

The UNP yesterday rejected claims by some sections of the government that the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) was being used by international conspirators to tarnish the image of Buddhism.

It was elements within the ruling alliance that were instigating the BBS to act in the manner it did so that the resulting confusion could  ....


Extremism will alienate SL internationally – Minister Mustapha


If some people tried to incite religious hatred in the country, it could further isolate Sri Lanka in the International arena, said Investment Promotion Deputy Minister Faizer Mustapha. 

After Davis Cup, ‘Dinesh’ is top-seeded at Bandarawela


After being part of a successful Davis Cup campaign in Vietnam, reigning Sri Lanka Men’s National champion Thangarajah Dineshkanthan, better known as ‘Dinesh’, will be the top-seed in the competitive Men’s Singles seg...

Why Sri Lanka would need to look East and West


While the successful passing in the UNHRC in March of the third US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka on accountability issues underscored afresh some of the distressingly counter-productive consequences of this country failing to c...

Commercial Bank partners EIB credit line

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has entered into an agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Energy Efficiency (EE) and Renewable Energy (RE) projects under the EIB SME Gree...



What’s Sri Lanka’s best overseas Test win?
1995 Napier
1995 Faisalabad
1998 London Oval
2011 Durban
2006 Trent Bridge.
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