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Anyone involved in betting barred from Cricket administration - Harin (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Any person involved in gambling firms will be barred from the nation s cricket governing body as officials bid to eradicate match-fixing scandals that have dogged the sport, the government said Thursday. MORE..
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India s Chandrayaan 2 sends first moon picture (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Day after it entered the lunar orbit, India s second mission to the moon Chandrayaan-2 has captured the first images of the moon. MORE..
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Sixteen JMI members arrested over 2 weeks (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Based on the information received from the State Intelligence Service, the Ampara Police, today (22), arrested another active member of the Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI). MORE..
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Emergency to be lifted in Sri Lanka next week? (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka s Tourism Minister John Amaratunga says that he believes that the state of emergency, which has been in place in the country since the Easter Sunday terror attacks, will finally be lifted next week. MORE..
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Public suggestions sought to reduce Colombo traffic (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
The Sri Lanka Police has decided to seek suggestions from the public on reducing traffic congestion in the city of Colombo. MORE..
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Champika developed Colombo, no matter what others say - PM (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the government is working towards making Sri Lanka the hub of the Indian Ocean and that the megapolis being planned in the Western Province will be the center of that hub. MORE..
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Gotabaya reaffirms his dual citizenship was revoked (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa stated that he had withdrawn from his US citizenship on the 17th of April and has informed the Department of Immigration and Emigration on the matter. MORE..
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Re-corrected results of O'L exam 2018 released (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
The re-corrected results of G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination 2018 have been released today (22), says the Commissioner General of Examinations. MORE..
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PMD issues clarification on President s meeting with Pakistani HC (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
The President s Media Division today issued a clarification with regard to a media release issued by the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo following the High Commissioner s meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday (20). MORE..
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CCTV captures person setting fire to several vehicles (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
An individual set fire to several vehicles parked near a shop in Periyamulla, Negombo. MORE..
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Gotabaya can gain SLFP support by joining the party - Amaraweera (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
The plan is more important to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) more than the Presidential Candidate, states United People s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera. MORE..
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Suspects arrested over Mawanella Buddhist statue vandalism further remanded (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
The fourteen suspects who were arrested for allegedly vandalizing Buddhist statues in Mawanella area have been further remanded till September 5th, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE..
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Sri Lanka s new Permanent Representative presents credentials to UN chief (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
The new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, Kshenuka Senewiratne, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday. MORE..
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AG s advice sought on vacant MP seat (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
The Elections Commission states that they have taken steps to seek the advice of the Attorney General regarding the nomination for the vacant MP post following the death of MP Salinda Dissanayake. MORE..
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JMI member who trained with Zahran arrested in Ampara (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Ampara Police has arrested a suspected active member of the banned organization Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI), who had allegedly received weapons training in Nuwara Eliya. MORE..
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Island-wide census on drones launched (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
An island-wide census has been launched on the drones present in the country, stated the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAA). MORE..
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CID report on 6 cases including Thajudeen, Lasantha murders submitted to AG (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
The report on Wasim Thajudeen and Lasantha Wickrematunge murders and four other high profile cases, submitted by the Criminal Investigation Department, has been handed over to the Attorney General by the Acting Inspector General of Police. MORE..
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Sathosa suffered loss of billions of Rupees, COPE hearing reveals (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
It is revealed that Lanka Sathosa has incurred a loss of billions of Rupees by storing a stock of imported rice at the Sri Lanka Customs. MORE..
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Naval and fishing communities warned (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
The sea area extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil can be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph at times, the Department of Meteorology said. MORE..
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Dress code of Muslim females will change under Police Act - Patali (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka says the main responsibility of the succeeding President and the government is to strengthen state finances. MORE..
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The Most Unforgettable Things to Do and See in Sri Lanka - HarpersBAZAAR.com (Wed, 21 Aug 2019)
The Most Unforgettable Things to Do and See in Sri Lanka  HarpersBAZAAR.com Sri Lanka appoints 'war criminal' as head of army  The Independent In Sri Lanka, Victor's Justice Means No Justice at All  Human Rights Watch Sri Lanka rejects criticism over new army chief accused of war crimes, calls it 'sovereign decision'  Firstpost General accused of war crimes appointed Sri Lanka army chief  Yahoo News View full coverage on Google News
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Karunaratne holds firm for Sri Lanka in Colombo - Gulf News (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Karunaratne holds firm for Sri Lanka in Colombo  Gulf News Recent Match Report - Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, ICC World Test Championship, 2nd Test  ESPNcricinfo Sri Lanka set to refuse to play Test in Pakistan  Samaa Digital Rain delays start of second Sri Lanka-New Zealand Test  adaderana.lk New Zealand look to exploit Sri Lanka's Oval weakness  SuperSport View full coverage on Google News
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Sri Lanka rupee falls for 4th session on foreign outflows - Reuters (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka rupee falls for 4th session on foreign outflows  Reuters The Sri Lankan rupee fell for the fourth straight session on Thursday, weighed down by foreign outflows from government securities and tracking other emerging ...
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Sri Lankan general accused of war abuses appointed army chief - Aljazeera.com (Mon, 19 Aug 2019)
Sri Lankan general accused of war abuses appointed army chief  Aljazeera.com Shavendra Silva has denied allegations, but rights groups see his appointment as undermining reconciliation efforts.
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Sri Lanka: Govt barred gamblers from cricket body - Deccan Herald (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka: Govt barred gamblers from cricket body  Deccan Herald Sri Lankans involved in gambling firms will be barred from the nation's cricket governing body as officials bid to eradicate match-fixing scandals that have ...
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State Power and Street Theatre in Sri Lanka - Groundviews (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
State Power and Street Theatre in Sri Lanka  Groundviews Featured image courtesy Janakaraliya.org. In the 1970s and 1980s, Sri Lanka witnessed a marked conflict between the State's enactment of power in relation to ...
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Match Preview - Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, ICC World Test Championship 2019, 2nd Test - ESPNcricinfo (Wed, 21 Aug 2019)
Match Preview - Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, ICC World Test Championship 2019, 2nd Test  ESPNcricinfo Chaos has been a constant in Sri Lankan cricket in 2019. Captaincy change - check; coach sacking - check; interim committee - check; sports ministry ...
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Fact Check: Harassment of Muslim women in Sri Lanka passed off as atrocities by RSS - India Today (Wed, 21 Aug 2019)
Fact Check: Harassment of Muslim women in Sri Lanka passed off as atrocities by RSS  India Today Did RSS workers harass Muslim women by throwing bucketsful of water at them? A viral video has resurfaced on social media showing young boys throwing ...
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“HR Conclave” attended by 30 leading organizations in Sri Lanka - News 1st (Wed, 21 Aug 2019)
“HR Conclave” attended by 30 leading organizations in Sri Lanka  News 1st Colombo (News1st) - An event titled "HR Conclave" was held in Colombo last evening. The event, which is hosted once in six months for 30 invited senior HR ...
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Sri Lanka June exports boosted by garment growth - just-style.com (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka June exports boosted by garment growth  just-style.com Sri Lanka's earnings from industrial exports rose in June, lifted by greater demand for garment and textile products. related to Manufacturing, Trade,
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60 migrant workers return to Sri Lanka from Kuwait - News 1st (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
60 migrant workers return to Sri Lanka from Kuwait  News 1st Colombo (News1st) - 60 women who had endured various forms of abuse while being employed in Kuwait, returned to the country this morning. According to the ...
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Bohra Conference to draw 25000 visitors to Sri Lanka - EconomyNext (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Bohra Conference to draw 25000 visitors to Sri Lanka  EconomyNext The Bohra Global Conference 2019 will bring as many as 25000 tourists to Sri Lanka from September 01 to 10, boosting post-Easter Sunday tourism, a minister ...
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Emerging side beat Sri Lanka by two wickets - Dhaka Tribune (Wed, 21 Aug 2019)
Emerging side beat Sri Lanka by two wickets  Dhaka Tribune Right-arm medium pacer Yeasin Arafat hit sixes in the second and third ball of the final over to take his side to 274/8 chasing Sri Lanka's 273.
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Trouble in Sri Lanka - Washington Times (Tue, 20 Aug 2019)
Trouble in Sri Lanka  Washington Times In the wake of the Easter bombings, retaliation and violence against Sri Lanka's Muslim community continues to be a major concern.
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LIVE: Black Caps v Sri Lanka, Day 1 - RNZ (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
LIVE: Black Caps v Sri Lanka, Day 1  RNZ Cricket - The Black Caps face Sri Lanka in the opening day of the second Test in Colombo. Follow LIVE commentary of the match here.
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French firms eye investments in Sri Lanka, envoy says - EconomyNext (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
French firms eye investments in Sri Lanka, envoy says  EconomyNext French companies are looking for investment opportunities in Si Lanka, the Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka Eric Lavertu said on a visit to the Chinese-built ...
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Sri Lanka : Passenger boat service in Beira Lake in Colombo for public from today - Colombo Page (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka : Passenger boat service in Beira Lake in Colombo for public from today  Colombo Page Aug 22, Colombo: The passenger boat *service* from Union Place to Colombo Fort implemented as a solution to ease the traffic congestion will be open for public ...
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Mahindra Finance to acquire 58.2% stake in Sri Lanka's Ideal Finance for Rs80 cr - Livemint (Tue, 20 Aug 2019)
Mahindra Finance to acquire 58.2% stake in Sri Lanka's Ideal Finance for Rs80 cr  Livemint With the JV with Ideal Finance, Mahindra Finance aims to replicate its business model in Sri Lanka.Ideal Finance focusses on rural and semi-urban sector.
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Black Caps v Sri Lanka: Why Neil Wagner could struggle to play home tests - Stuff.co.nz (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Black Caps v Sri Lanka: Why Neil Wagner could struggle to play home tests  Stuff.co.nz Lockie Ferguson can't be overlooked much longer at test level, and one pace frontliner has to make way.
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Sri Lanka's new Permanent Representative presents credentials to UN chief - adaderana.lk (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka's new Permanent Representative presents credentials to UN chief  adaderana.lk The new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, Kshenuka Senewiratne, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António ...
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Sri Lanka : Enterprise Sri Lanka Mobile Service from August 24 to 25 at Dambulla - Colombo Page (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka : Enterprise Sri Lanka Mobile Service from August 24 to 25 at Dambulla  Colombo Page Aug 22, Colombo: The second mobile *service* of the Enterprise Sri Lanka program which provides interest subsidized loans for entrepreneurship will be held on ...
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa launches Sri Lanka presidential bid - Al Jazeera English (Sun, 11 Aug 2019)
Gotabaya Rajapaksa launches Sri Lanka presidential bid  Al Jazeera English Wartime defence chief promises to prioritise Sri Lanka's national security following Easter Sunday bombings in April.
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CA Sri Lanka to break gender barriers in boardrooms with new directory - Lanka Business Online (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
CA Sri Lanka to break gender barriers in boardrooms with new directory  Lanka Business Online Directory launched in the presence of Jagath Perera, CA Sri Lanka President, Manil Jayesinghe, CA Sri Lanka Vice President, Harsha Basnayake, Ernst ...
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Campaigners are urging a boycott of Sri Lanka's elephant attractions after these photos emerged - CNN (Thu, 15 Aug 2019)
Campaigners are urging a boycott of Sri Lanka's elephant attractions after these photos emerged  CNN Animal rights campaigners have called on tourists in Sri Lanka to boycott elephant attractions after photographs of a malnourished female used in a festival were ...
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Ceylon Graphite gets nod from Sri Lanka"s Central Environmental Authority for graphite mining project - Proactive Investors USA & Canada (Wed, 21 Aug 2019)
Ceylon Graphite gets nod from Sri Lanka"s Central Environmental Authority for graphite mining project  Proactive Investors USA & Canada Bharat Parashar, the firm's chief executive said: “This is a big step for Ceylon Graphite. The Industrial Mining License A should follow shortly”
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Sri Lanka : President commissions P625 ship gifted to Sri Lanka Navy by China as SLNS Parakramabahu - Colombo Page (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka : President commissions P625 ship gifted to Sri Lanka Navy by China as SLNS Parakramabahu  Colombo Page Aug 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka President and Commander-In-Chief of the armed forces Maithripala Sirisena Thursday commissioned the Offshore Patrol Vessel ...
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After the Easter massacre, Sri Lanka nun heals religious tension - Al Jazeera English (Sun, 11 Aug 2019)
After the Easter massacre, Sri Lanka nun heals religious tension  Al Jazeera English Sister Christine supports survivors in need and Muslims facing backlash following ISIL-claimed attack that killed 253.
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Fernando: Sri Lanka are winning, but it's in spite of the system | ESPNcricinfo.com - ESPNcricinfo (Tue, 20 Aug 2019)
Fernando: Sri Lanka are winning, but it's in spite of the system | ESPNcricinfo.com  ESPNcricinfo Sri Lanka have won another Test, their third in a row chasing a tough score. Their captain dug in for a tenacious fourth-innings hundred. The victory has yielded ...
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M&M sets up first car assembly plant in Sri Lanka with Ideal Motors - Livemint (Sat, 17 Aug 2019)
M&M sets up first car assembly plant in Sri Lanka with Ideal Motors  Livemint Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), along with its local partner in Sri Lanka Ideal Motors, has set up the island nation's first passenger car assembly plant. The Indian ...
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US warns Sri Lanka on investment, military ties - Daily Mirror (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
US warns Sri Lanka on investment, military ties  Daily Mirror WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior US State Department official warned on Tuesday that Sri Lanka's appointment of a war veteran accused of serious human ...
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Sri Lanka Cricket evades taxes worth over Rs 2.8 mn for Hathurusinghe? - News 1st (Tue, 20 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka Cricket evades taxes worth over Rs 2.8 mn for Hathurusinghe?  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st) - A Forensic Audit on Sri Lanka Cricket revealed benefits given to the Head Coach of the Sri Lankan Cricket team. The audit - Get the ...
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New Zealand news Tim Southee to lead New Zealand in T20Is against Sri Lanka 20 Aug - International Cricket Council (Tue, 20 Aug 2019)
New Zealand news Tim Southee to lead New Zealand in T20Is against Sri Lanka 20 Aug  International Cricket Council Kane Williamson and Trent Boult are out of New Zealand's 14-member squad for the three-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka, which starts ...
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Sri Lanka offers visitors free 1-month visas on arrival to revive tourism after bombings - USA TODAY (Wed, 31 Jul 2019)
Sri Lanka offers visitors free 1-month visas on arrival to revive tourism after bombings  USA TODAY COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka announced Wednesday it will give free one-month visas on arrival to visitors from nearly 50 countries in its latest effort to ...
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Sri Lanka headline inflation marginally increased in July - Lanka Business Online (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka headline inflation marginally increased in July  Lanka Business Online Aug 22, 2019 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's headline inflation as measured by the year-on-year change in the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) increased marginally ...
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Sri Lanka central bank seen standing pat but rate cut not ruled out: Reuters poll - Reuters (Wed, 21 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka central bank seen standing pat but rate cut not ruled out: Reuters poll  Reuters Sri Lanka's central bank is expected to leave its key interest rates unchanged on Friday, a Reuters poll showed, but a surprise rate cut is not ruled out due to ...
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Emaciated elephant forced to perform for festivalgoers in Sri Lanka - Q13 News Seattle (Fri, 16 Aug 2019)
Emaciated elephant forced to perform for festivalgoers in Sri Lanka  Q13 News Seattle KANDY, Sri Lanka – Animal rights campaigners have called on tourists in Sri Lanka to boycott elephant attractions after photographs of a malnourished female ...
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Microfinance is driving many Sri Lankan borrowers to despair - The Economist (Thu, 15 Aug 2019)
Microfinance is driving many Sri Lankan borrowers to despair  The Economist The country has few regulations in place to prevent over-indebtedness.
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Sri Lanka's Market: An Investment Gem Hidden In Too Much Pessimism - Forbes (Wed, 07 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka's Market: An Investment Gem Hidden In Too Much Pessimism  Forbes Sri Lanka's equities are trading at 10-year lows and a 32% discount to the MSCI Frontier Markets Index, presenting an attractive opportunity for value investors.
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The best hotels in Sri Lanka - Evening Standard (Wed, 14 Aug 2019)
The best hotels in Sri Lanka  Evening Standard At the start of this year, Sri Lanka was experiencing a tourism boom and with visitor arrivals up 12 per cent from 2018. Following April's terrorist attacks , Sri ...
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Sri Lanka : UNDP reiterates support to Sri Lanka to achieve SDGs - Colombo Page (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka : UNDP reiterates support to Sri Lanka to achieve SDGs  Colombo Page Aug 22, Colombo: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today reiterated its support for Sri Lanka to achieve the Sustainable Development ...
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UNP top notch gathers for private “dinner” - News 1st (Wed, 21 Aug 2019)
UNP top notch gathers for private “dinner”  News 1st Colombo (News1st) - Ministers and Parliamentarians from the United National Party met in Colombo last evening (August 20). This meeting of the UNP was ...
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10 fabulous Sri Lanka hotels offering amazing value this autumn - The Telegraph (Thu, 15 Aug 2019)
10 fabulous Sri Lanka hotels offering amazing value this autumn  The Telegraph With the FCO warning over travelling to Sri Lanka downgraded, the country's tourism industry is getting back on track - with some incredible last-minute offers ...
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Fitch revises outlook on Singer Sri Lanka to negative; affirms at 'A-(lka)' - Lanka Business Online (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Fitch revises outlook on Singer Sri Lanka to negative; affirms at 'A-(lka)'  Lanka Business Online Aug 21, 2019 (LBO) – Consumer-durables retailer Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC's National Long-Term Rating has been revised to negative from stable, a statement ...
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Black Caps v Sri Lanka: Wait and see over Kane Williamson bowling drama - Stuff.co.nz (Wed, 21 Aug 2019)
Black Caps v Sri Lanka: Wait and see over Kane Williamson bowling drama  Stuff.co.nz Instead of a planned cricketing break, Black Caps skipper will jet to Brisbane for tests on his bowling action.
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Sri Lanka script record chase at Galle after Karunaratne's ton - International Cricket Council (Sun, 18 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka script record chase at Galle after Karunaratne's ton  International Cricket Council Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne's ninth Test hundred underpinned the highest successful chase ever at the Galle International Stadium, as Sri Lanka ushered into ...
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Stats - Sri Lanka's opening record, and New Zealand's lower-order resistance | ESPNcricinfo.com - ESPNcricinfo (Sat, 17 Aug 2019)
Stats - Sri Lanka's opening record, and New Zealand's lower-order resistance | ESPNcricinfo.com  ESPNcricinfo 133* - The partnership between Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne, which is Sri Lanka's highest for the first wicket in the fourth innings of a Test.
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Sri Lanka's Muslims 'demonised' after Easter bombings - BBC News (Tue, 13 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka's Muslims 'demonised' after Easter bombings  BBC News Until a few months ago, Mohammed Iliyas, was doing a thriving business in his hardware shop in western Sri Lanka. Now trade has plummeted and his losses ...
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Presidential election expected to cost Rs 4bn - News 1st (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Presidential election expected to cost Rs 4bn  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st) - News 1st contacted the Election Commission to find out about the expenses for the upcoming elections. E. A. Weerasena, Chief - Get ...
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Sri Lanka PM admits shortcomings for Easter Sunday bombings - Aljazeera.com (Wed, 07 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka PM admits shortcomings for Easter Sunday bombings  Aljazeera.com Coordinated suicide bombers struck 3 churches and 3 hotels, killing more than 250 people and leaving hundreds injured.
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Forensic audit confirms massive corruption at Sri Lanka Cricket : What’s next? - News 1st (Mon, 19 Aug 2019)
Forensic audit confirms massive corruption at Sri Lanka Cricket : What’s next?  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st) – The forensic audit conducted into the activities of Sri Lanka Cricket has revealed a number of financial irregularities that took place at ...
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Sri Lanka wooing Indian tourists in a big way - Times of India (Sat, 17 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka wooing Indian tourists in a big way  Times of India India News: KOCHI: The Sri Lankan government has launched an ambitious tourism promotion programme here aiming to give a boost to the key ...
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Bhutan under-15 to take on Sri Lanka today - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper (Wed, 21 Aug 2019)
Bhutan under-15 to take on Sri Lanka today  Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper The under-15 national football team will play Sri Lanka in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-15 Championship at Kalyani Stadium in Kolkata, India ...
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Mahindra partners Ideal Motors to locally assemble vehicles in Sri Lanka - Economic Times (Sat, 17 Aug 2019)
Mahindra partners Ideal Motors to locally assemble vehicles in Sri Lanka  Economic Times WELIPENNA, COLOMBA: In a bid to accelerate its global footprint, Mahindra & Mahindra, the country's leading utility vehicle maker on Saturday inaugurated its ...
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Sri Lanka May Waive Visa Fee Indefinitely For 48 Countries: Minister - NDTV News (Fri, 16 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka May Waive Visa Fee Indefinitely For 48 Countries: Minister  NDTV News Due to an increase in the number of tourists visiting Sri Lanka with arrivals expected to hit the 3-million mark by the end of the year, the government announced ...
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Sri Lanka cricket tour to Pakistan remains on hold - Ceylon Daily News (Mon, 19 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka cricket tour to Pakistan remains on hold  Ceylon Daily News Sri Lanka's proposed cricket tour to Pakistan remained on hold as Sri Lanka Cricket sought clearance from the government before committing itself further.
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Mahindra Finance inks JV deal to acquire over 58% in Sri Lanka's Ideal Finance for LKR 2 bn - Moneycontrol (Tue, 20 Aug 2019)
Mahindra Finance inks JV deal to acquire over 58% in Sri Lanka's Ideal Finance for LKR 2 bn  Moneycontrol The rural and semi-urban focussed non-banking financial company (NBFC) said the joint venture (JV) will capitalise on Mahindra Finance's 25-year expertise in ...
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Black Caps v Sri Lanka: Kane Williamson reported for suspect bowling action in first test - Stuff.co.nz (Tue, 20 Aug 2019)
Black Caps v Sri Lanka: Kane Williamson reported for suspect bowling action in first test  Stuff.co.nz Black Caps captain Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka offspinner Akila Dananjaya have been reported for a suspect bowling action following last week's first test in ...
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Sri Lanka to consider playing a Test in Pakistan after over a decade - adaderana.lk (Sun, 18 Aug 2019)
Sri Lanka to consider playing a Test in Pakistan after over a decade  adaderana.lk The Sri Lankan cricket team may soon return to Pakistan to play at least one Test match, more than a decade since militants attacked their team bus in Lahore in ...
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Caught in Sri Lanka's anti-Muslim backlash, evicted refugees search for safe homes - The New Humanitarian (Mon, 29 Jul 2019)
Caught in Sri Lanka's anti-Muslim backlash, evicted refugees search for safe homes  The New Humanitarian Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers in Sri Lanka have spent the past three months searching for safety across the island nation after being swept up in an ...
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ADB finances Sri Lanka railway modernisation programme - Railway Gazette International (Mon, 19 Aug 2019)
ADB finances Sri Lanka railway modernisation programme  Railway Gazette International SRI LANKA: The Asian Development Bank has approved its first loan to Sri Lanka's railway sector, providing US$160m towards the US$192m Railway...
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Mahindra opens first automotive assembly plant in Sri Lanka, expands global footprint - ft.lk (Sun, 18 Aug 2019)
Mahindra opens first automotive assembly plant in Sri Lanka, expands global footprint  ft.lk Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) Ltd., a part of the $ 20.7 billion Mahindra Group, on Saturday, expanded its global footprint with the inauguration of its local ...
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FAKE ALERT: Old video from Sri Lanka shared as attack on Muslim women in Kashmir - Times of India (Fri, 16 Aug 2019)
FAKE ALERT: Old video from Sri Lanka shared as attack on Muslim women in Kashmir  Times of India News News: A 30-second-long video was posted by Facebook page 'Muslims of 21ST Century' with the claim that it represents current situation of Kashmiri ...
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Sri Lankan investigator: No ISIL link to Easter bombings - Aljazeera.com (Wed, 24 Jul 2019)
Sri Lankan investigator: No ISIL link to Easter bombings  Aljazeera.com Sri Lanka's Easter attacks that killed more than 250 people were carried out by local groups who drew inspiration from, but were not directly linked to, the Islamic ...
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Black Caps v Sri Lanka: Burning questions from the first test defeat - Stuff.co.nz (Mon, 19 Aug 2019)
Black Caps v Sri Lanka: Burning questions from the first test defeat  Stuff.co.nz OPINION: To change or not to change? One Black Cap is under serious pressure for his spot in Colombo.
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UNP and UNF to form an alliance? - News 1st (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
UNP and UNF to form an alliance?  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st) - UNP Parliamentarian Nalin Bandara speaking in Parliament today (August 22) hinted at the possible future plans to usher Sri Lanka ...
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Sri Lanka finds hazardous waste in UK metal recycling cargo - The Guardian (Thu, 25 Jul 2019)
Sri Lanka finds hazardous waste in UK metal recycling cargo  The Guardian The UK is planning to launch a formal investigation after the discovery in Colombo of hazardous clinical waste, including suspected human remains, thought to ...
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Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Lankan Navy: Association official - The Hindu (Sun, 18 Aug 2019)
Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Lankan Navy: Association official  The Hindu Over 2000 Tamil Nadu fishermen from here were allegedly intimidated and chased away by Sri Lankan Navy while fishing near Katchatheevu, a fishermen ...
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Strongman candidate: On Gotabaya nomination as Sri Lanka presidential candidate - The Hindu (Tue, 13 Aug 2019)
Strongman candidate: On Gotabaya nomination as Sri Lanka presidential candidate  The Hindu In naming his brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa as his party's presidential candidate, former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa has apparently gone by his ...
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In Case You Missed It: Smith takes a hit, Sri Lanka show grit | ESPNcricinfo.com - ESPNcricinfo (Sat, 17 Aug 2019)
In Case You Missed It: Smith takes a hit, Sri Lanka show grit | ESPNcricinfo.com  ESPNcricinfo Our best *content* from last week | ESPNcricinfo.com.
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Pepper growers concerned over Sri Lanka's move to ease exports - BusinessLine (Tue, 13 Aug 2019)
Pepper growers concerned over Sri Lanka's move to ease exports  BusinessLine The domestic pepper growers have taken strong exception to the reported move by the Sri Lankan government to hold talks with India for relaxing the minimum ...
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Bombs in Sri Lanka, shootings in America: Similar levels of violence, but a different take in travel advisories - Times of India (Tue, 13 Aug 2019)
Bombs in Sri Lanka, shootings in America: Similar levels of violence, but a different take in travel advisories  Times of India When a series of bomb blasts ripped through Sri Lanka earlier this year, on April 21, my heart went out to the island and its people. Sri Lanka had bravely ...
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A Simple Plan for Sri Lanka - ft.lk (Mon, 19 Aug 2019)
A Simple Plan for Sri Lanka  ft.lk Q: What made you write this book? I thought my experience in analysing the Sri Lankan economy and companies and studies done on global economies and ...
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Signature campaign demanding Sajith Premadasa as presidential candidate - News 1st (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
Signature campaign demanding Sajith Premadasa as presidential candidate  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st) - A Dhamma school building in Colombo district was vested with the public yesterday (August 21) under the auspices of Deputy Leader of ...
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Bangladesh emerging team suffer heavy defeat against Sri Lanka - Dhaka Tribune (Sun, 18 Aug 2019)
Bangladesh emerging team suffer heavy defeat against Sri Lanka  Dhaka Tribune After winning the toss, the Sri Lanka outfits compiled a big score of 304/7 in their stipulated 50 overs thanks to a combined batting effort before the hosts ...
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Lessons from the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka - Telegraph India (Fri, 16 Aug 2019)
Lessons from the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka  Telegraph India There should be political unity in tackling terror and it is important that the counter-terrorism narrative and strategy should not have political divides.
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2018 O/L recorrection results issued - News 1st (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)
2018 O/L recorrection results issued  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st) - Recorrection results of the 2018 O/L exams have been issued. The Department of Examinations stated that the candidates can access ...
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Lanka banks on Ramayana tourism circuit to draw more Indian visitors - adaderana.lk (Sun, 18 Aug 2019)
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Sri Lanka commences construction work on Colombo Light Rail project - Urban Transport News (Sat, 17 Aug 2019)
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Sri Lanka legislators block freehold rights to 2.5mn citizens on nationalism - EconomyNext (Wed, 21 Aug 2019)
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Is Sri Lanka the next theatre for the US-China tussle? - South China Morning Post (Sat, 27 Jul 2019)
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Singer Sri Lanka recovering from Nixon shock, Trump's Huawei ban looms - EconomyNext (Wed, 21 Aug 2019)
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Watch: Kusal Mendis falls off bike during Sri Lanka’s victory celebrations - India Today (Thu, 01 Aug 2019)
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China storm past Sri Lanka at Asian Women's Volleyball Championship - Colombo Gazette (Mon, 19 Aug 2019)
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Recap: New Zealand v Sri Lanka, first test as Black Caps start ICC Test Championship - Stuff.co.nz (Sun, 18 Aug 2019)
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Sri Lanka June trade gap narrows as imports fall sharply - EconomyNext (Tue, 20 Aug 2019)
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Human remains found in 100 containers of exported recycling sent from UK to Sri Lanka - The Telegraph (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
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Sri Lanka newspaper circulation falls for second straight year - EconomyNext (Tue, 20 Aug 2019)
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Microplastic waste fouls up beaches on Sri Lanka’s southern tourism coast - Mongabay.com (Wed, 31 Jul 2019)
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Sri Lanka SEC charges stock brokers over market manipulation - EconomyNext (Tue, 20 Aug 2019)
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LIVE Cricket: Black Caps vs Sri Lanka - RNZ (Wed, 14 Aug 2019)
LIVE Cricket: Black Caps vs Sri Lanka  RNZ Test Championship - The Black Caps take on Sri Lanka in Galle in their first match of the Test Championship. Follow RNZ's ball-by-ball coverage here.
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