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"Mosaic Sushi" turns lunch to edible art

"Mosaic Sushi" turns lunch to edible art

In Japan, a creative new food trend is transforming an everyday dish into an aesthetically alluring delicacy: mosaic sushi.

Dilshan announces retirement

Dilshan announces retirement

Former Sri Lankan captain - Tilakaratne Dilshan says he will retire from International Cricket after the 3rd ODI in Dambulla...

4U set to thrill crowds at Negombo

4U set to thrill crowds at Negombo

4U - the musical extravaganza by Kasun Kalhara, Indrachapa Liyanage, Nadeeka Jayawardena and Nadeeka Guruge are all set to thrill...

34kg pearl found in Philippines 'is world's biggest'

34kg pearl found in Philippines 'is world's biggest'

Philippine officials believe they may have recovered the biggest natural giant clam pearl in the world - weighing a whopping...

Passport office remains closed tomorrow

Passport office remains closed tomorrow

The head office and the Kandy, Matara and Vavuniya regional offices of the Department of Immigration and Emigration will remain...

Malik optimistic of Govt. ushering in inclusive growth despite challenges

Malik optimistic of Govt. ushering in inclusive growth despite challenges

Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama last night reiterated that the Government was committed to ensuring Sri...

Sri Lankan reforms aims to simplify tax, increase base, compliance -minister

Sri Lankan reforms aims to simplify tax, increase base, compliance -minister

Sri Lanka's new government is drafting reforms aimed at simplifying taxes, widening the tax base and increasing compliance, Finance Minister...

Ex-MP Dinesh Dodamgoda at ICU following assault

Ex-MP Dinesh Dodamgoda at ICU following assault

Former UNP MP Dinesh Dodamgoda has been admitted to the ICU of Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital following an assault.

PM reprimands Navin, Ravi

PM reprimands Navin, Ravi

Prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has strongly advised minister Navin Dissanayake to learn how to act as a responsible minister of...

SAITM MBBS graduates ready to serve

SAITM MBBS graduates ready to serve

Students who enroll for the MBBS degree programme at SAITM meet with University Grants Commission entry criteria and have the...

‘No racism involved in Peradeniya attack’

‘No racism involved in Peradeniya attack’

Attempts to blame racism for the students’ clash at Peradeniya University are incorrect, says Dr. Shama Kumara Banneheka of the...

Malaysia govt. in a dilemma over Rajapaksa visit

Malaysia govt. in a dilemma over Rajapaksa visit

The Malaysian government is in a dilemma over a planned tour of the country by former Sri Lankan president Mahinda...

Sri Lanka‘s Banks continue its leasing business without restrictions

Sri Lanka‘s Banks continue its leasing business without restrictions

Sri Lanka‘s Banks continue its leasing business without restricting it to over Rs. 5 million as the Finance Ministry is...

UNDP suggests Central Banks to add 'employment targeting' mandate

UNDP suggests Central Banks to add 'employment targeting' mandate

Many Central Banks have a single mandate, namely inflation targeting. However, it is time that they also take on a...

Dr. Suren Rāghavan's book to be launched on Aug. 26 (Video)

Dr. Suren Rāghavan's book to be launched on Aug. 26 (Video)

Scholar of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies - Dr. Suren Rāghavan will launch his postgraduate thesis - ‘Buddhist Monks...

Sri Lanka’s maternal mortality, lowest in Asia

Sri Lanka’s maternal mortality, lowest in Asia

In 2015, the year Sri Lanka was named among the lowest in maternal mortality in Asia, the number of deaths...

Wakkumbura resigns from Kalawana SLFP Chief Organiser

Wakkumbura resigns from Kalawana SLFP Chief Organiser

United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Janaka Wakkumbura has has announced that he will resign from his post as the...

No records about 2.5 million dollars given to Tiana’s TPL Inter

No records about 2.5 million dollars given to Tiana’s TPL Inter

There are no records about a sum of 2.5 million dollars given by Shangri-La to TPL Inter (Pvt.) Ltd. of...

Coal Controversy: USD 3 Mil loss in public funds?

Coal Controversy: USD 3 Mil loss in public funds?

The controversial Coal Tender process has taken a different turn with the Power and Energy Ministry deciding to continue to...

UNP minister protects Namal’s Sujani!

UNP minister protects Namal’s Sujani!

A UNP minister is reportedly giving political protection to Sujani Bogollagama, a suspect in a court case against MP Namal...

FCID investigates financial fraud at SLC

FCID investigates financial fraud at SLC

The Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) of the Police has commenced investigations against seven individuals over financial fraud said to...

CID informs Court: Ekneligoda had no links with LTTE

CID informs Court: Ekneligoda had no links with LTTE

The CID informed courts that their investigations into journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda, revealed that Ekeneligoda had no links with the LTTE...

Suffering from knee trouble, Mahinda gets money to buy elevator

Suffering from knee trouble, Mahinda gets money to buy elevator

Well wishers from two countries have given financial support for ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa to buy an elevator for the luxurious...

Ex-tourism director remanded!

Ex-tourism director remanded!

A director of the Tourism Development Authority during the Rajapaksa regime, Kithsiri Ranawaka, has been remanded until September 06.

Police come down hard on nightclubs

Police come down hard on nightclubs

Police raids on Colombo nightclubs have been taken up a notch after the 'Sri Lanka Mirror' exposè on a nightclub...

Injustice for special needs child at scholarship exam

Injustice for special needs child at scholarship exam

The Department of Examinations say that a probe will be initiated on a injustice faced by a special needs child...

MR to visit Malaysia instead of Italy

MR to visit Malaysia instead of Italy

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to embark on a tour to Malaysia instead of his previously planned tour to Italy...

Speaker signs OMP Bill

Speaker signs OMP Bill

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has signed the Bill to set up the Office of Missing Persons (OMP) a short while ago...

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Nara Thai set to wow SL

Nara Thai set to wow SL

Voted as one of Thailand's best restaurants since 2007, Nara Thai brings its exquisite flavours to the shores of Sri Lanka.

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Amila Aponso 4 for 18 seals Sri Lanka's 82-run victory

Amila Aponso 4 for 18 seals Sri Lanka's 82-run victory

Sri Lanka's openers gone cheaply. A recovery led by Kusal Mendis. A Sri Lankan attack heavy on spin options. Australia's batsmen struggling to have any impact. A Sri Lankan victory....

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Italy quake : Death toll rises to at least 120

Italy quake : Death toll rises to at least 120

At least 120 people have been killed and 368 injured in an earthquake that hit a mountainous area of central Italy, PM Matteo Renzi has said.

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Chichi’s song with girlfriend

Chichi’s song with girlfriend

The youngest son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has launched another song.

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Kites add colour to Colombo skyline (pics)

Kites add colour to Colombo skyline (pics)

Thousands of colourful kites took to the skies of Colombo over the Galle Face Green as a massive kite festival kicked off yesterday (21).

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SriLankan Airlines Chairman Ajith Dias speaks out

SriLankan Airlines Chairman Ajith Dias speaks out

Business leader and SriLankan Airlines Chairman Ajith Dias in an exclusive inter...

As a leader, you need to understand the characters in the team'

As a leader, you need to understand the characters in the team'

Mahela Jayawardene talks about being a captain from a young age, and Arjuna Rana...

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An Adulteress’ Tale: A visit with the village prostitute

An Adulteress’ Tale: A visit with the village prostitute

Despite being warned by the whole village not to visit the home of the local pro...

Rangana Herath is one of the great cricketers of the modern age

Rangana Herath is one of the great cricketers of the modern age

No left-arm spinner ever took a wicket in their life. For some reason, whenever...

The bridesmaid who comes at a price

The bridesmaid who comes at a price

Imagine posing for your wedding photos with a stranger pride of place in your br...

Ibtihaj Muhammad makes Olympic history

Ibtihaj Muhammad makes Olympic history

Ibtihaj Muhammad has used her profile as an Olympian to try to change misconcept...