Divaina

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Divaina
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Logo of Sunday Divaina
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatPrint, online
Owner(s) Upali Newspapers
Founded1981 (1981)
Language Sinhala
Headquarters223, Bloemendhal Road, Colombo 13, Sri Lanka
Circulation 156,000 (Daily Divaina)
40,0000 (Sunday Divaina)
Sister newspapers The Island
Website divaina.com

Divaina (Sinhala : දිවයින) is a Sinhala language daily newspaper published by the Upali Newspapers in Sri Lanka. A sister newspaper of The Island , Divaina was established in 1981. [1] Its Sunday edition is the Sunday Divaina. The daily newspaper currently has a circulation of 156,000 and its Sunday edition, 340,000 per issue. [2] The paper was founded by Upali Wijewardene, [3] and it takes a Sinhalese Buddhist nationalist editorial stance. [4]

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  2. "Districtwise circulation with effect from November 2009". Divaina. Retrieved April 18, 2012.
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