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Wesley College Primary Sports Meet was held at Campbell Park recently. Picture shows (from left) Rev. Dr. A.W. Jebanesan the president of Methodist Church...

It is considered a privilege to write these words of appreciation of an exceptionally gifted double international sports star, Sumanthiran Navaratnam who celebrates his...

Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) has made all arrangements to conduct its Annual General Meeting on May 13, 2015. The FFSL had to...

Bringing back nostalgic memories of a bygone era, the past cricketers of St. Peter’s College and St. Joseph’s College clashed in a T20 match...

Old boys and well wishes of Trinity College are said to be unhappy over an incident that took place at last week’s first round...

Mild mannered former ace runner Sugath Thilakaratne was elected as President of the Athletic Association of Sri Lanka (AASL) at their AGM held at...

Darshana Rajapakse of St. Sylvester’s College Kandy brought glory to Kandy by winning a silver medal at the Asian Youth Athletic Championship held in...

Pakistan A had made a strong reply being 214 for four wickets against Sri Lanka A on the third day in their unofficial second...

Under the overseas player program two outstanding school boy cricketers Chamika Karunaratne of Royal College and Lasith Lakshan of St. Thomas’ College, Matara have...

It seems the only way maverick Kevin Pietersen has a faint hope of gaining selection to the England squad is for England to fare...

Veteran sports promoter and CEO of the Kotte Football League, Telesphor Dias, had a harrowing experience at the Customs on his return from a...

Devapathiraja College Rathgama recorded their third win in the first round at the inaugural Under-17 Inter schools Girl’s Cricket tournament on Wednesday. Devapathiraja Rathgama beat...

The few stalls that were open for business until recently, at the floating market, have literally closed shop. Shop owners complain that they cannot...

The Golden Key depositors state that they will withdraw court cases filed against the company only if the Central Bank or the Monetary Board...

The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) is contemplating a change in its structure which is likely to put the organization under the control...

According to environmental groups, 500 acres have been cleared in the Kal Aru forest, adjoining Wilpattu, reportedly for the personal use of Minister of...

David Cameron is facing diplomatic isolation, and his first backbench rebellion over plans to scrap the Human Rights Act and exempt the Government from...

Ports and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranatunga revealed that massive financial irregularities had been taken place in the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) during the...

Disputes over fundamental notions of proper practices and the importance of interest-disclosure have embarrassed key rights advocates currently in at the forefront of investigating...

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) last week warned that action would be taken against companies and individuals who do not indicate prices of property...

The Vesak Poya was over and now, it is Poson Poya is around the corner and traditional clay lamp makers are still hard at...

The International Media Assessment Mission visited Sri Lanka from May 8 to 14, 2015 to assess the media freedom situation in the country. The...

Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) is to take legal action against Ceylon Theatres, CMC Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ruwan Wijayamuni told The Nation....

The Government  on Thursday announced that May 19, regarded as the War Victory Day for the last five years to mark the defeat of...

Sri Lanka Army has appointed Major General N.A Jagath C Dias as the new Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army, the Army...

The government has taken a decision to allocate Rs. 200 million to pay compensation to the people whose properties were damaged due to the...

Now it is almost official: Parliament will be dissolved within the month, possibly after the passage of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution that...

The debate over Victory Day versus Remembrance Day is surreal. Certainly, there should be a day of remembrance for all those who died in...

J.C.Weliamuna, the man heading the chapter of Transparency International in Sri Lanka is under the microscope for allowing himself to be compensated (a polite...

‘First they had the book and we had the land.  Then they said “close your eyes, let us pray”.  When we opened our eyes,...

Neville Laduwahetty, writes on the 19 April issue of The Island an article under the headline “War crimes: A comment on what experts say”...

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera’s disingenuity index regarding the Rajapaksa family’s alleged ill-gotten wealth stashed in foreign banks took a sharp upturn a few days...

Deputy Minister Sherlock Senasinghe has finally admitted that he acted like a donkey in a horse corral immediately after the election of Maitripala Sirisena...

As I have said before, I didn’t mind Mahinda that much.  In fact, at one point when it seemed like he was Ruler for...

Durability Unspoken words are more durable than spoken words. Speeches According to the above, it can be said that political speeches are meant for vanishing into thin...

Rebuilding trust and boosting border stability will top the agenda of talks when India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits China this week. The two nations...

She halts, looks back, and waves at him again.He smiles back, the cheerless window framing his face. The train is too crowded to wave...

Politicians to vote on proposal to let retailers accept only card or smartphone payments from 2016 In Stockholm you can pay a street hawker with...

Obama says RIYADH — Gulf countries are right to be concerned about Iran as a “state sponsor of terrorism,” US President Barack Obama said on...

With its success in Formula 1, a fleet of entrants in the German Touring Car Series and a raft of rip-snorting AMG high-performance models,...

DUBAI — The Dubai municipality is offering abayas to women who do not follow the Emirate’s dress code during their visit to the centers,...

In trying to protect democracy, the Government should be careful not to water down further our most precious value: freedom of expression David Cameron...

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