Daily News (Sri Lanka)

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Daily News
Daily News Sri Lanka logo.gif
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited
Editor Rajpal Abeynayake
Founded 1918 (1918)
Language English
Headquarters 35, D. R. Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10, Sri Lanka
Circulation 88,000
Sister newspapers Sunday Observer
Dinamina
Silumina
Thinakaran
Website dailynews.lk

The Daily News is an English-language newspaper in Sri Lanka. It is now published by the Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited (Lake House), a government-owned corporation. The newspaper commenced publishing on 3 January 1918.[1] D. R. Wijewardena was its founder.

The present-day newspaper is written as a broadsheet, with photographs printed both in color and black and white. Weekday printings include the main section, containing news on national affairs, international affairs, business, political analysis, sports, editorials and opinions. Every Thursday issue a free supplement in a tabloid paper called "Wisdom". In addition, the Daily News also provides the The Sri Lanka Gazette as a supplement on every Friday. The current editor-in-chief of the daily news is Rajpal Abeynayake.[2]

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  1. ^ "Newspapers in Ceylon". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 22 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rajpal Editor-in-Chief of Daily News". The Nation. 28 October 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 

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