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The Sunday Times is a weekly Sri Lankan broadsheet initially published by the now defunct Times Group, until 1991, when it was taken over by Wijeya Newspapers. The paper features articles of journalists such as defence columnist Iqbal Athas and Ameen Izzadeen. The daily counterpart of the Sri Lankan Sunday Times is the Daily Mirror.[2]

Contents

1 History 2 See also 3 References 4 External links

History[edit] The first Times newspaper, Ceylon Times was established in 1846.[3] The Times of Ceylon
The Times of Ceylon
Ltd, which existed for 131 years, was taken over by the Sri Lankan government in 1977. Ranjith Wijewardena, the son of D. R. Wijewardena, and the chairman of Wijeya Newspapers Ltd, purchased the company which was under liquidation, in 1986.[4] However, the newspaper The Sunday Times came into being in 1991. See also[edit]

List of newspapers in Sri Lanka

References[edit]

^ " Wijeya Newspapers boost its capacity with two more Manugraph Lines". allaboutnewspapers.com. Retrieved April 18, 2012.  ^ " Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Press, Media, TV, Radio, Newspapers" (Web). PressReference.com. Advameg Inc. 2007. Retrieved 2009-02-11.  ^ "Newspapers in Ceylon". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 22 April 2012.  ^ " Wijeya Newspapers Limited". Retrieved April 18, 2012. 

External links[edit]

The Sunday Times Official Website Daily Mirror Official Website Wijeya Newspapers Ltd. official Website

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