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Constitutional Council is politicized, says President (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
The Legislature, the Executive and the Judiciary are all being controlled by the Constitutional Council, says President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..
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Large-scale glyphosate racket busted in Akuressa (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
The Special Task Force (STF) officers attached to the Kokmaduwa police division have busted a large-scale glyphosate distributing racket that has been operated island-wide. MORE..
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Cannot curb drug menace by killing drug users – Mahinda Deshapriya (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Allowing convicted criminals to be public representatives is a more prominent issue than the drug menace, according to Chairperson of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya. MORE..
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We are happy if Gotabaya contests for Presidency – Kavinda Jayawardena (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
An internal rift has arisen between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) regarding the presidential candidate, says UNP MP Kavinga Jayawardena. MORE..
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Body of missing youth recovered from Maussakelle reservoir (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
A group of divers of Sri Lanka Navy have recovered the remains of a youth, who had been missing since February 19, from the Maussakelle reservoir. MORE..
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Group of Sri Lankans on pilgrimage in Israel deported (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
A group of Sri Lankan Catholic devotees visiting religious sites in Israel have been deported to the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). MORE..
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Several roads closed due to protest by Uni. students (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
UPDATE- The police have fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse the university students protest launched by the Inter University Students Federation (IUSF) at the Lotus Roundabout. MORE..
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J Pura Management Faculty closed indefinitely (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
The Management Faculty of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura has been closed indefinitely, the Vice Chancellor of the university stated. MORE..
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Criticizing CC challenges autonomy of independent commissions - PAFFREL (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Criticisms levelled by politicians at the Constitutional Council (CC) challenges the autonomy of independent commissions, says the People s Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL). MORE..
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List of MPs allegedly using cocaine not submitted yet - Speaker (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya says that State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake has not submitted the list of parliamentarians, who allegedly consume illegal drugs, thus far. MORE..
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Parliament entry road temporarily closed (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
The Parliament entry road is temporarily closed from the Parliament roundabout due to a protest, stated Ada Derana reporter. MORE..
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Petition challenging Mahinda s premiership postponed to March 12 (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
The petition filed against the appointment of Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Prime Minister and his Cabinet of Ministers has been scheduled to be taken up again on March 12. MORE..
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STF arrests Ala Ranji (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
The Police Special Task Force (STF), based on a tip-off received by them, had arrested a person over the possession of heroin. MORE..
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Contempt of court petition against SLMC considered in March (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
The Court of Appeal ordered the contempt of court application filed against Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) SLMC for failing to carry out the court order to register a SAITM graduate to be taken up for consideration on 06th March. MORE..
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Navy apprehends 13 Indian fishermen on SL waters (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Thirteen Indian fishermen who were poaching in Sri Lankan waters were apprehended by Naval personnel onboard a Fast Patrol Vessel and Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command during their patrol in Northern seas, yesterday (20). MORE..
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Shammi Silva elected SLC President (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Shammi Silva has been elected as the President of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for the year 2019'2021. (Latest Updates of SLC Election...)
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Issuing e-Health cards set to commence today (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
The Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine will launch issuing e-Health cards from Kalutara district today (21). MORE..
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Private bus strike on route 174 (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
A strike of the private bus operators on the Kottawa-Borella (174) bus route has been launched this morning (21), stated Ada Derana reporter. The strike action is launched by private bus drivers and the conductors on the route. MORE..
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Traffic on Katunayake expressway limited to one lane (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
One lane of the Colombo-Katunayake Expressway is temporarily closed due to essential repairs, said the Road Development Authority (RDA). MORE..
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Parliament to debate actions of Constitutional Council (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
The Parliament will be taking up the debate on the actions of the Constitutional Council at today s session (21). MORE..
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SA bowled out for 222 (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka, continued their dominance on South Africa as they ripped through the South Africa batting line up to bowl them out for 222. South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first in the 2nd Test in Port Elizabeth. Vishwa Fernando and Kasun Rajitha... Read More
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President says 19th Amendment is abused (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Participating in the Constitutional Council debate, President Maithripala Sirisena told parliament a short while ago that he can factually prove some provisions of the 19th Amendment have been abused. He further said that the 19th Amendment failed to... Read More
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Galle face road closed due to IUSF protest march (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
The Galle face entry road has been closed from Lotus Roundabout as a protest march organized by THE IUSF is heading towards the Presidential Secretariat. Traffic jams were caused around Technical junction due to the protest march at this moment. The protest... Read More
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Two motorcyclists killed in an accident at Mathugama (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
A motorcyclist and his pillion were killed when their motorcycle collided with a stationary lorry near the Badugama cemetery on Mathugama Aluthgama road last night. Police said the 25 and 30-years-old victims died of serious injuries on admission to... Read More
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The Speaker says he did not receive a list of MP’s who allegedly use cocaine (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya announced in parliament today that State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake did not handover a list of names of MP’s who allegedly take part in substance abuse, specifically cocaine. The Deputy speaker made the same announcement... Read More
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The OIC of Southern provincial special crime unit reports to the CID with regard to the Rathgama incident today (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
The OIC of the Southern Provincial Special Crime Investigation Unit, CI Saman Rohana along with two subordinates have been recalled for a second day , to the CID to give statements with regard to the abduction of two businessmen. The submission of their... Read More
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Julie Bishop announces resignation from Parliament (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Former foreign minister Julie Bishop has announced she will retire from federal politics, in a surprise statement after Question Time. Julie Bishops decision brings an end to her two-decade career in politics Bishop was Australias first female foreign... Read More
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Keselwatte dinuka’s relative arrested for possession of Narcotics (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Ala Ranjee, A relative of keselwatte dinuka , has been arrested by the STF in Keselwatta. Both Keselwatte Dinuka a member of an organised crime group, and the gang leader, Makandure Madush are currently being held in remand in Dubai. Police Media spokesman,... Read More
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Shammi Silva elected as SLC President (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Shammi Silva was elected as the new president of  Sri Lanka Cricket with a majority 27 votes. the election held at the Duncan White Auditorium earlier today, Shammi Silva obtained 83 votes while Jayantha Dharmadasa only secured 56 votes. Meanwhile,... Read More
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Kalinga Indatissa elected as the new president of the Bar Association (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
President’s Counsel Kalinga Indatissa was elected as the new President of the Sri Lanka Bar Association by a majority vote of 3356. The bar association conducted voting at 83 centres around the island yesterday. Kalinga Indatissa won by 4702 votes.... Read More
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A lifetime suspension on the licenses of skippers, if their fishing trawlers are used for illegal activities (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Authorities have decided to impose a lifetime suspension on the licenses of skippers whose fishing vessels have been used to engage in human smuggling and other maritime activities considered as being illegal. State Minister of Fishieries and Aquatic... Read More
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Two arrested for transporting parts of Venivelgeta plant (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
The law enforcement officers of the Kalutara division have arrested two individuals for transporting parts of Venivelgeta plants without valid licenses near the Bellana fuel station. The Police media spokespersons office noted that the suspects were arrested... Read More
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Huge fire kills dozens in old part of Bangladesh capital Dhaka (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
A fire in the old town of Bangladeshs capital Dhaka has killed at least 56 people. The blaze broke out in a residential building partly used as a chemical warehouse. According to local media, the fire also spread to nearby buildings. Read More
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SLC elections take place today (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
The Sri Lanka Cricket office bearer’s election is to be held at the Dunken white auditorium this morning. Officials are to be appointed to 7 positions including Chairman, deputy chairman, secretary, deputy secretary, treasurer and deputy treasurer... Read More
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Committee appointed to probe Ranjan’s controversial statement; Deputy speaker says no list of ministers and MPs received so far (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
A committee led by the Leader of the House, Lakshman Kiriella has been appointed to probe the allegations made by State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake against his fellow MPs. Ramanayake charged that there are Cabinet ministers and parliamentarians who use... Read More
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Vote counting begins in Bar Association election (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
The voting in the Sri Lanka Bar Association Election to appoint a president and a secretary for 2019 and 2020 had ended this afternoon. President Counsel Kalinga Indatissa and senior lawyer Mahinda Lokuge are contesting for the presidency while lawyers... Read More
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A committee appointed to probe Ranjan’s controversial statement (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
A committee led by the Leader of the House, Lakshman Kiriella has been appointed to probe the allegations made by State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake against his fellow MPs. Ramanayake charged that there are Cabinet ministers and parliamentarians who use... Read More
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Two arrested with drugs in possession in Cinnamon Gardens (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
Two individuals have been arrested with Ice, Hashees and Kerala marijuana in possession. It has been reported that police seized 1 and half kilos of Kerala Marijuana, over 89 grams of hashees and 16.5 grams of Ice along with 4 hallucinogen tablets and... Read More
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Train travel delayed (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
The department of railways says, that all trains travelling from Colombo fort, will delay. A spokesperson for the department noted that the delay is experienced, due a failure in the signalling system. Action is currently being taken to restore the system. Read More
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UNP chairman , Minister Kabeer Hashim appears before Sri Lankan Airlines Presidential Commission (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
Chairman of the UNP, Minister, Kabeer Hashim appeared before the Presidential Commission,appointed to probe the alleged misappropriations that had been committed in Sri Lankan Airline and Mihin Lanka Airline. President Maithripala Sirisena appointed this... Read More
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The missing Agarapatana child found, after being abandoned (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
Police have located the 2 year old who had been reported missing, in Hatton early this morning.  the two years old , Yadish Vidhurshan of Holbrook Estate in Agarapatana, Hatton is believed to have been abducted but then later abandoned by the road... Read More
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The US analytical report on Mannar human bone fragments produced before Court (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
The radiocarbon dating report on the human bone fragments found at the Mannar mass grave, carried out by a lad in the US, was produced before  Mannar Magistrate T Saravana-raja today. It has been reported that there remains one additional report... Read More
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Discussions relating to the Provincial Council election to take place at the party leaders’ meeting (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
Minister Mano Ganeshan stated that discussion regarding the provincial council election without delay, is scheduled to be held at today’s party leaders’ meeting. the Minister said that the Prime Minister was likely to participate in the discussion. Read More
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A phone , seized as evidence in the case of the 7 billion rupee gem heist, to be sent to the government analyst (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
Following a court order, the mobile phone belonging to the first suspect who was arrested in connection to the heist of a diamond and gemstones worth 7 billion rupees has been handed over to the government analyst. The suspect is believed to have been... Read More
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Election of Bar Association office-bearers to be held today (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
The bar association office-bearers’ election will be held today at 83 election centers island-wide including Colombo. President’s counsel, Kaalinga Indra-tissa and senior attorney at law Mahinda Lokugey will contest for the Associations Chair,... Read More
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Reinvigorated Sri Lanka chase history in Port Elizabeth - IOL (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Reinvigorated Sri Lanka chase history in Port Elizabeth  IOL South Africa win toss, elect to bat in second test v Sri Lanka  Channel NewsAsia Late South African strikes spoil Sri Lanka's day  The South African Sri Lanka dominate, Proteas batting woes continue in PE  Sport24 De Kock keeps Sri Lanka at bay - Cricbuzz  Cricbuzz View full coverage on Google News
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'10 runs at a time' – how Fernando and Perera steered Sri Lanka to epic win - International Cricket Council (Tue, 19 Feb 2019)
'10 runs at a time' – how Fernando and Perera steered Sri Lanka to epic win  International Cricket Council Sri Lanka can dare to dream and believe again - Cricbuzz  Cricbuzz In an age of endless cricket Sri Lanka just gave us a special moment  The Guardian Philander Ruled Out of Second Test Against Sri Lanka  News18 South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka chase history in second Test  The Indian Express View full coverage on Google News
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Strife-Ridden Sri Lanka Conjure Miraculous Win For The Ages - Forbes (Sun, 17 Feb 2019)
Strife-Ridden Sri Lanka Conjure Miraculous Win For The Ages  Forbes Sri Lankan cricket has been engulfed with corruption cases but a miraculous Test victory over powerful South Africa is a much-needed tonic.
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Sri Lanka Cricket elections begins - Sri Lanka Latest News - News 1st (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka Cricket elections begins - Sri Lanka Latest News  News 1st Colombo (News 1st): The Sri Lanka Cricket elections got underway at the Duncan White Auditorium a short while ago (Feb 21). The Arjuna Ranatunga faction ...
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Underdog Sri Lanka seek historic series win - Cricbuzz - Cricbuzz (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
Underdog Sri Lanka seek historic series win - Cricbuzz  Cricbuzz Following their remarkable win in Durban, the visitors head into the second Test aiming to become the first Asian nation to win a Test series in South Africa.
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Duterte says Sri Lanka's leader will follow his example of 'killing bastards' - GMA News (Tue, 19 Feb 2019)
Duterte says Sri Lanka's leader will follow his example of 'killing bastards'  GMA News President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said Sri Lankan counterpart Maithripala Sirisena has vowed to emulate his approach to curbing the drug menace by ...
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Sri Lanka Seeks Executioner With ‘Excellent Moral Character’ - The New York Times (Fri, 15 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka Seeks Executioner With ‘Excellent Moral Character’  The New York Times The government turned to the want ads to find a hangman — a job that has been difficult to fill.
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Claims some Fonterra milk products containing animal fats sold in Sri Lanka are 'completely false,' dairy giant says - TVNZ (Tue, 19 Feb 2019)
Claims some Fonterra milk products containing animal fats sold in Sri Lanka are 'completely false,' dairy giant says  TVNZ Fonterra has denied allegations that some of their milk products sold in Sri Lanka contain animal fats. In a statement today Fonterra says: "We are aware of ...
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Twitter Reacts to Sri Lanka's Thrilling Durban Victory - News18 (Sat, 16 Feb 2019)
Twitter Reacts to Sri Lanka's Thrilling Durban Victory  News18 The first Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka gave one of the most exciting finishes in recent times as the visitors registered a thrilling one-wicket win in ...
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Ranatunga fails in bid to clean up Sri Lankan cricket - Sport24 (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
Ranatunga fails in bid to clean up Sri Lankan cricket  Sport24 World Cup-winning skipper Arjuna Ranatunga suffered a comprehensive defeat in his bid to take control of Sri Lanka's crisis-ridden national cricket board on ...
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Sri Lanka Cricket elections : Contest of factions - News 1st (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka Cricket elections : Contest of factions  News 1st Colombo (News 1st): Sri Lanka Cricket elections is to be held tomorrow (Feb 21) as planned. The two parties came into an agreement after one party - Get the ...
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Buddhist parade brings in the crowds in Sri Lanka's capital - Euronews English (Tue, 19 Feb 2019)
Buddhist parade brings in the crowds in Sri Lanka's capital  Euronews English Drummers, traditional dancers and decorated elephants took part in the event.
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Ackerman to lead SA Invitation XI against Sri Lanka - Sport24 (Tue, 19 Feb 2019)
Ackerman to lead SA Invitation XI against Sri Lanka  Sport24 Marques Ackerman will lead the SA Invitation XI in a one-day tour match against Sri Lanka to be played at Willowmoore Park, Benoni.
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Sri Lanka's northern Jaffna Peninsula gets two more wind power plants for Rs 4.4bn - EconomyNext (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka's northern Jaffna Peninsula gets two more wind power plants for Rs 4.4bn  EconomyNext ECONOMYNEXT – Two more renewable energy power plants are to be built in Sri Lanka's northern Jaffna peninsula with an investment of 4.4 billion rupees, the ...
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Sri Lanka cricket elections to be held tomorrow - News 1st (Wed, 20 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka cricket elections to be held tomorrow  News 1st COLOMBO (News 1st) - It was revealed before the Court of Appeal today (February 20) that the Sri Lanka Cricket Elections will be held tomorrow (February - Get ...
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Japan's Odakyu Group partners TAD Group for Rs. 4.5 b investment in Sri Lanka - ft.lk (Tue, 19 Feb 2019)
Japan's Odakyu Group partners TAD Group for Rs. 4.5 b investment in Sri Lanka  ft.lk One of the largest conglomerates operating in a multitude of mandates in Transport, Real Estate and Retail in Japan; the Odakyu Group together with its ...
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Dananjaya returns for SA ODIs as Sri Lanka ring the changes - International Cricket Council (Mon, 18 Feb 2019)
Dananjaya returns for SA ODIs as Sri Lanka ring the changes  International Cricket Council Akila Dananjaya is set to return to international cricket after being included in Sri Lanka's squad for the upcoming five-match ODI series against South Africa.
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Sri Lanka's Lee Hedges to build Rs1.1bn car park - EconomyNext (Tue, 19 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka's Lee Hedges to build Rs1.1bn car park  EconomyNext ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Lee Hedges Plc said its board has decided to build a 1.1 billion rupee car park in a property on a Colombo 03, Galle Road ...
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Sri Lanka Pledges to Execute Drug Traffickers - TIME (Fri, 01 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka Pledges to Execute Drug Traffickers  TIME Sri Lanka's president pledged to end the country's 43-year moratorium on capital punishment and execute condemned drug traffickers.
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How Much Do You Know About Sri Lanka? - New York Times (Mon, 11 Feb 2019)
How Much Do You Know About Sri Lanka?  New York Times Visit our Country of the Week collection to find more geography and culture quizzes based on New York Times reporting. Click or tap on Sri Lanka. A. B. C. D ...
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Sri Lanka plugs 'Buddhist tourist trail' site - Daily Mirror (Sun, 17 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka plugs 'Buddhist tourist trail' site  Daily Mirror Sri Lanka plugs 'Buddhist tourist trail' site, The Sri Lankan Tourism Promotion Bureau has introduced a "Buddhist Tourism Trail", a Sri Lankan promotional ...
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Time to Forget, Forgive in Lanka Reconciliation, Says PM Ranil Wickremesinghe in Kilinochchi - News18 (Fri, 15 Feb 2019)
Time to Forget, Forgive in Lanka Reconciliation, Says PM Ranil Wickremesinghe in Kilinochchi  News18 The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) ran its parallel government from Kilinochchi until the Sri Lankan government wrested control of the entire north and ...
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Australia set Sri Lanka imposing target as Khawaja hits form - The Guardian (Sun, 03 Feb 2019)
Australia set Sri Lanka imposing target as Khawaja hits form  The Guardian Mitchell Starc has answered his critics with a five-wicket haul and Usman Khawaja looks to have retained his Ashes spot with a century for Australia.
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Uncertainty in Sri Lankan property market | The Sunday Times Sri Lanka - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka (Sat, 16 Feb 2019)
Uncertainty in Sri Lankan property market | The Sunday Times Sri Lanka  The Sunday Times Sri Lanka Some time back it was stated by leading business leaders and property gurus that real estate is a good investment with better returns. Having said that, times ...
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Daily Mirror - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Headlines - Daily Mirror (Fri, 15 Feb 2019)
Daily Mirror - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Headlines  Daily Mirror The US Coast Guard (USCG) conducted a port security capacity building programme at the Colombo Port with more than 25 Sri Lankan port officials from ...
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US says Sri Lanka has important role in Indo-Pacific region - ft.lk (Sun, 17 Feb 2019)
US says Sri Lanka has important role in Indo-Pacific region  ft.lk The United States last week said it attaches great importance to Sri Lanka in the Indo- Pacific policy, given the island nation's strategic geographic location and ...
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Lack of Zing in Pace Attack Hurting Sri Lanka - News18 (Tue, 12 Feb 2019)
Lack of Zing in Pace Attack Hurting Sri Lanka  News18 It isn't often that you have to change your entire fast bowling line-up after the first Test of a tour. Yet, that is exactly what Sri Lanka had to do in Australia.
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Pentagon seeks sustained engagement with Sri Lanka - Economic Times (Wed, 13 Feb 2019)
Pentagon seeks sustained engagement with Sri Lanka  Economic Times WASHINGTON: Amid the increasing Chinese influence over the strategically important Indo-Pacific region, a top Pentagon commander has advocated sustained ...
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Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges - The Diplomat (Wed, 13 Feb 2019)
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges  The Diplomat The Diplomat talks with Asanga Abeyagoonasekera about the future trajectory of Sri Lanka's foreign policy challenges.
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Chandimal Left Out of SA Tour; Karunaratne Appointed Sri Lanka Skipper - News18 (Tue, 05 Feb 2019)
Chandimal Left Out of SA Tour; Karunaratne Appointed Sri Lanka Skipper  News18 Skipper Dinesh Chandimal was released from the squad and asked to return to Sri Lanka immediately to regain form in domestic cricket. The Lankan captain ...
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Sri Lanka, an Island Nation That Is Best Savored Slowly - The New York Times (Wed, 30 Jan 2019)
Sri Lanka, an Island Nation That Is Best Savored Slowly  The New York Times A train trip is one way to experience the natural beauty of the country, even if you have only a few days. But advance planning is essential.
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The Crisis in Sri Lanka - Jacobin magazine (Fri, 01 Feb 2019)
The Crisis in Sri Lanka  Jacobin magazine Sri Lanka is being convulsed by political crisis. A lasting solution will require transcending the politics of ethnic nationalism and neoliberal technocracy. Mahinda ...
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Durban offers faint hope for beleaguered Sri Lanka - Sport24 (Mon, 11 Feb 2019)
Durban offers faint hope for beleaguered Sri Lanka  Sport24 Durban - The odds appear to be stacked against Sri Lanka in a two-Test series against South Africa, which starts at Kingsmead on Wednesday, but the tourists ...
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Australia on top against Sri Lanka thanks to 50s from Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne - ABC News (Fri, 25 Jan 2019)
Australia on top against Sri Lanka thanks to 50s from Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne  ABC News Marnus Labuschagne and Travis Head are the heroes of the day for Australia, though nobody managed to ton up, with the hosts all out for 323 late on day two, ...
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Sri Lanka on new EU list of high risk countries - EconomyNext (Sun, 17 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka on new EU list of high risk countries  EconomyNext ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka has been placed on a new European Union list of high risk third countries where bank have to exercise extra due diligence which ...
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10 staircases designed by Sri Lankan modernist Geoffrey Bawa - Dezeen (Thu, 14 Feb 2019)
10 staircases designed by Sri Lankan modernist Geoffrey Bawa  Dezeen Every staircase designed by Geoffrey Bawa is unique says David Robson, the leading expert on Sri Lanka's best-known architect. In a Dezeen exclusive, ...
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Discovering the wonders of Sri Lanka in style and comfort - Daily Mail (Sat, 16 Feb 2019)
Discovering the wonders of Sri Lanka in style and comfort  Daily Mail The Daily Mail's Harry Denning embarked on one last big adventure with his family to Sri Lanka. They packed plenty into their trip from whale watching to a hike ...
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The Roots of Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis—and Why It May Not Be Over - World Politics Review (Tue, 22 Jan 2019)
The Roots of Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis—and Why It May Not Be Over  World Politics Review The recent bout of unrest in Sri Lanka, sparked by President Maithripala Sirisena’s unexpected decision to fire the prime minister, concluded fairly ...
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Sri Lanka to begin hangings within months, ending 43-year stay on executions - The Guardian (Thu, 07 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka to begin hangings within months, ending 43-year stay on executions  The Guardian Crackdown inspired by Philippines' war on drugs comes as president Maithripala Sirisena faces tough election.
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Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata profits wiped out in kitchen sink quarter - EconomyNext (Mon, 18 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata profits wiped out in kitchen sink quarter  EconomyNext ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata Plc reported losses of 2.5 billion rupees at company level and was barely in the black at group level as the firm ...
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Recent Match Report - South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women, ICC Women's Championship, 3rd ODI - ESPNCricinfo (Sun, 17 Feb 2019)
Recent Match Report - South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women, ICC Women's Championship, 3rd ODI  ESPNCricinfo South Africa 141 for 4 (du Preez 61*, Ranaweera 3-23) beat Sri Lanka 139 (Sanjeewani 28, Luus 4-30) by six wickets. Four wickets for Suné Luus and an ...
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Red Pepper Diner owners added a taste of Sri Lanka to traditional American diner menu - Poughkeepsie Journal (Thu, 31 Jan 2019)
Red Pepper Diner owners added a taste of Sri Lanka to traditional American diner menu  Poughkeepsie Journal Owners of a Wappingers Falls diner served typical diner fare but slowly added food from their native Sri Lanka and fans can't get enough.
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Sri Lanka a 'laughing stock': Captain's wife in spat with player - The Sydney Morning Herald (Thu, 31 Jan 2019)
Sri Lanka a 'laughing stock': Captain's wife in spat with player  The Sydney Morning Herald Sri Lankan cricket has lurched further into crisis after a social media spat involving the wife of one-day captain Lasith Malinga led to a player labelling the team ...
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Duminy in doubt for Sri Lanka ODI series - Sport24 (Mon, 18 Feb 2019)
Duminy in doubt for Sri Lanka ODI series  Sport24 Proteas all-rounder JP Duminy remains a doubt for the upcoming one-day international series against Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lanka sends bone fragments from mass grave for US analysis - Philippine Star (Fri, 01 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka sends bone fragments from mass grave for US analysis  Philippine Star Bone fragments from one of the biggest mass graves found in Sri Lanka since its civil war ended nearly a decade ago have been sent to the US for analysis, ...
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Maharaj eyes domination payback during Sri Lanka Tests - Cricbuzz - Cricbuzz (Mon, 11 Feb 2019)
Maharaj eyes domination payback during Sri Lanka Tests - Cricbuzz  Cricbuzz Keshav Maharaj has said South Africa are confident of dominating Sri Lanka in the upcoming two-Test series which begins in Durban on February 13.
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PM launches Citra, Sri Lanka's first Social Innovation Lab - ft.lk (Wed, 13 Feb 2019)
PM launches Citra, Sri Lanka's first Social Innovation Lab  ft.lk The Citra Social Innovation Lab, co-developed by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research and the United Nations Development Program, was ...
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Tour Diary – Sri Lanka in South Africa, Week 1 - SuperSport (Tue, 12 Feb 2019)
Tour Diary – Sri Lanka in South Africa, Week 1  SuperSport 12 February. BIG WORRIES FOR THE STATE OF SRI LANKA. The Sri Lankan team didn't train on the day before their first test against South Africa at ...
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UK arrest warrant for Sri Lanka attache over throat-cut gestures revoked - The Guardian (Fri, 01 Feb 2019)
UK arrest warrant for Sri Lanka attache over throat-cut gestures revoked  The Guardian Priyanka Fernando conviction appeared to trigger stream of diplomatic exchanges.
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Sri Lanka's debt- ridden independence | FT Online - ft.lk (Fri, 01 Feb 2019)
Sri Lanka's debt- ridden independence | FT Online  ft.lk On 4 February, Sri Lanka will clock 71 years since we got our independence from the British. Sri Lanka, today, has an estimated $ 87 billion GDP, an economy ...
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Hotal Colombo in SoHo – outstanding Sri Lankan dishes - South China Morning Post (Thu, 14 Feb 2019)
Hotal Colombo in SoHo – outstanding Sri Lankan dishes  South China Morning Post New restaurant offers an unforgettable taste of Sri Lankan cooking, with affordable prices, friendly staff and perfect food that included chicken kothu, which was a ...
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There was major breakdown in India-Sri Lanka relationship after change of govt in 2014: Rajapaksa - India Today (Sat, 09 Feb 2019)
There was major breakdown in India-Sri Lanka relationship after change of govt in 2014: Rajapaksa  India Today Sri Lanka's opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday (February 9) said there was a "major breakdown" in bilateral relationship between India and his ...
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Customs strike cripples businesses in Sri Lanka’s capital - The Seattle Times (Tue, 05 Feb 2019)
Customs strike cripples businesses in Sri Lanka’s capital  The Seattle Times COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Food importers and wholesalers shut their shops in Sri Lanka's capital on Tuesday to demand the government resolve a "work to ...
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5 little-known waterfalls in Sri Lanka you must visit! - News 1st (Wed, 13 Feb 2019)
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