The Island (Sri Lanka)
Logo of Sunday Island (Sunday edition of The Island)
|Headquarters||223, Bloemendhal Road, Colombo 13, Sri Lanka|
70,000 (Daily Island)|
103,000 (Sunday Island)
The Island is a daily English-language newspaper in Sri Lanka. It is published by Upali Newspapers. A sister newspaper of Divaina, The Island was established in 1981. Its Sunday edition, Sunday Island, commenced publishing in 1991. The daily newspaper currently has a circulation of 70,000 and its Sunday edition, 103,000 per issue. Upali Wijewardene was its founder. Its political leaning is toward pro-SLFP articles.
- "Newspapers in Ceylon". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
- "Districtwise circulation with effect from November 2009". Divaina. Retrieved 18 April 2012.
- Wijenayake, Walter (13 February 2009). "Upali Wijewardene – rare business genius". The Island. Colombo. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
- The Island official website
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