40,000 expat Sri Lankan workers yet to return

Sri Lanka government revealed that 40,000 Sri Lankan expatriate workers are waiting for flights to return home. As of 25th June, 52,401 Sri Lankan expatriate workers have applied to return

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Mahinda in politics for 50 years

Mahinda Rajapakse is not a mere celebrity in Sri Lanka but also a true legend of the modern politics in Sri Lanka. A basic feature of these types of legendary

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Mahinda in Geneva – 1989

Article from Ceylon Today Entire Hambanthota district was converted to a ground of sky burial. Youth bodies burnt on tyre pyres was an ordinary scene day and night. Carlton House

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Election candidate cum trade union leader clubbed to death near Colombo

Independent candidate of Colombo district and trishaw drivers’ and self-employed peoples’ trade union leader Sunil Jayawardane, 53, was clubbed to death in Mirihana, the high-security police area where Sri Lanka

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Thirty years ago how LTTE killed 600 policemen

Nimal Bandara of Migalewa (Translated by Ajith Perakum Jayasinghe a few years ago for Ceylon Today newspaper)     On 11th of June 1990, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) escorted 600

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Sri Lanka police brutally attack peaceful protest in support of #BlackLivesMatter

Sri Lanka police launched a brutal attack against a political party that gathered before the US Embassy in Colombo for a peaceful protest in support of #BlackLivesMatter campaign. Sri Lanka

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Sri Lankan garment workers face difficulties during and after COVID-19 curfew

Rajendra Wijesinghe Trade union sources from Sri Lanka’s Free Trade Zones (FTZs) highlight that the employers have been continuing ill-treating the workers since the beginning of the COVID-19 lockdown and

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Some interesting traits of Martin Wickramasinghe

Ajith Perakum Jayasinghe Martin Wickramasinghe is one of the best, most read and highly acclaimed Sinhala writers of Sri Lanka. May 29th was his birthday. Martin Wickramasinghe was born in

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The story of my wife in the US amidst COVID-19

Rajendra Wijesinghe “Raj, I emailed you the copies of all my legal documents. Take copies and keep them in a file” was the message from my wife, appeared on my mobile

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Thadhani, the elephant dressmaker of Kandy passed away

Ajith Perakum Jayasinghe Kishinchand Chadiram Thadhani, the official outfitter to the elephants participating in Kandy Perahera passed away on 27 April 2020 due to a heart attack at the age

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