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In Canada
December 4, 2017 9:08 am gmt |
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A Sri Lankan family who spent five years in Canada was deported Sunday despite appeals to Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale to issue a reprieve. Their flight took off from Montreal’s Trudeau airport Sunday evening. Before leaving their home in Parc-Extension, Robert Lawrence, the father of t...
In Cricket
December 4, 2017 3:52 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka players wore face masks to combat smog pollution that disrupted the third Test against India in Delhi. The Indian capital has been plagued by the problem for several weeks. Sri Lanka had just 10 men on the pitch at one point, despite several players wearing masks, with Lahiru Gamage and fel...
In Cricket
November 28, 2017 4:02 am gmt |
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It would be easy to trivialise India’s innings and 239 runs Test victory over Sri Lanka as a win of little consequence. But that would do injustice to the enormous positives that could be gleaned from the win. Chief among them would be the appreciation that winning, like many other traits in sport, i...
In Cricket
November 27, 2017 3:59 am gmt |
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Indian cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara on Sunday (November 26) heaped praises on skipper Virat Kohli for his impeccable batting on the third day of the Nagpur Test. Kohli on Sunday (November 26) coasted to his fifth double century as the hosts crushed Sri Lanka’s toothless attack to stay on course ...
In Latest Stories
November 24, 2017 8:03 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe met Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi on Friday (November 24). The leaders held discussions on “steps to further intensify the already close and mutually beneficial relationship between the two counties”, India’s foreign ministry ...
In Srilanka
November 19, 2017 6:50 am gmt |
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Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday (18th Nov.) as a part of his Asian Tour. Minister Nahyan was received by State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake at the Bandar...
In Cricket
November 16, 2017 8:12 am gmt |
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India captain Virat Kohli admitted to being in a familiar dilemma over the team’s opening combination going into the first test against Sri Lanka beginning at the Eden Gardens on Thursday (November 16). The right-handed duo of Murali Vijay and Lokesh Rahul have remained India’s trusted ba...
In Srilanka
November 16, 2017 7:10 am gmt |
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The Human Rights Council has pointed out that Sri Lanka has not fulfilled the promises given before to the council. It has pointed out in the review session of the Human Rights Council on Sri Lanka War allegations has started in Geneva yesterday. The Countries including Netherland and Irish have emph...
In Srilanka
November 11, 2017 12:31 pm gmt |
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The Gazette notice regarding the Local Government polls which was expected that will released tonight or tomorrow, has issued a short while ago. According to the sources the date for the LG Polls also included in the notice....
In Srilanka
November 3, 2017 12:48 pm gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will appear before the Presidential Commission to inquire into the Central Bank Bond issue next week, following a request made by the Commission. The Commission had requested the Prime Minister to appear before the Commission in order to obtain a few clarifications...
In Srilanka
November 2, 2017 6:39 am gmt |
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Australian Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning to mark the 70th anniversary of Australia-Sri Lanka bilateral relations. He is to meet President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today during his four hour visit...
In Cricket
October 30, 2017 3:48 am gmt |
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Pakistan marked the return of international cricket to the country with a rip-roaring 36-run Twenty20 victory over Sri Lanka in front of a packed stadium in the eastern city of Lahore on Sunday (October 29). Powered by a lightning 51 off 24 balls by Shoaib Malik and a bowling attack led by paceman Mo...
In Mannaar
October 29, 2017 9:03 am gmt |
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Eleven companies have submitted bids to explore oil in the Mannar basin, Director Benefits and Mechanical Engineer at the Petroleum Resources Development Secretariat Preeni Withanage said. Withanage said that the bids were received after the government called for tenders to explore and develop oil at...
In Cricket
October 27, 2017 3:52 am gmt |
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A number of factors go into picking a XI. A player’s composure under pressure, for one, or their ability to bowl fast. But choosing a XI on the basis of their travel preferences, as this Sri Lanka team was chosen – is, even in this modern world, generally a risky tactic that is likely to ...
In Sports
October 24, 2017 5:54 am gmt |
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Opening batsman Murali Vijay returned to India’s squad for the first two tests against Sri Lanka next month after missing the matches against the same opponents earlier this year with a wrist injury. The 33-year-old right-hander underwent surgery in England following the four-test series agains...
In Cricket
October 21, 2017 12:17 pm gmt |
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All-rounder Thisara Perera, on Saturday (October 21), has been confirmed as captain of Sri Lanka’s T20I side after several senior players including regular captain Upul Tharanga expressed their reluctance to travel to Lahore for the third and final T20 International later this month. Following ...
In Srilanka
October 18, 2017 9:53 am gmt |
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Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua who is on a two day official visit called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. The Foreign Secretary highlighted the immense goodwill for Sri Lanka in Pakistan which continues to encourage them to further strengthen a...
In Srilanka
October 18, 2017 5:45 am gmt |
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The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wichremesinghe expressed his greetings to the Hindu and Jains people, who celebrate Diwali festival today. He told on his message,Jain and Hindu believers celebrate Diwali with the sacred light of truth that wins over the darkness of evil. The true meaning of Diw...
In Srilanka
October 18, 2017 5:22 am gmt |
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I am very pleased to send this message of greetings on the occasion of the festival of Diwali celebrated by the Hindus throughout the world, symbolizing the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. They celebrate this with much joy and happiness...