CRUSHED Clinical Lanka outplay England

By Dion Michael A clinical all-round performance by Sri Lanka saw them crush a sorry England team by the massive margin of eight wickets with ten overs to spare in their Second ODI at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Saturday. After their bowlers had restricted England to a well below par 185, the [...]

Police shock CR 41-22

Dialog Rugby League By Milinda Gunawardena Police SC inflicted one of the biggest upsets in the current rugby season when they overcame Cr & FC 41-22 in their Dialog League Rugby encounter at Longden Place last evening. Police scored 4 goals, 2 tries and a penalty to CR’s 1 goal and 3 tries. Police led [...]

Customs Losing Billions

Due to irregularities at RMV By Nirmala Kannangara Losses incurred by the Sri Lanka Customs Department due to irregularities in the Registrar of Motor Vehicles (RMV) run into billions, it is alleged. It has come to light that RMV is registering vehicles that have been imported to the country evading Customs duty but getting registered [...]

Deciding Between Ghosts Of LTTE Past And Peace

Despite sharing over six decades of independence, the Sinhala and Tamil vote has not agreed when electing a President to the country. Five years post war, the irrelevance of the minority vote in a real sense outside of a number used to move a Southern agenda will become more real than ever. It is indeed [...]

Stay Tuned For Tala

By Sadhana Senanayake In Dubai A few years ago, the word ‘blogger’ would sound alien to most people, but in today’s world where social media reigns, bloggers are everywhere. They are the new face of media and publicity, reaching a wider audience than magazines or any other form of print publication do. Just browsing through [...]

SAARC With India And China Impossible

The 18th SAARC Summit ended in a depressing note at Kathmandu on Thursday with the leaders of the two biggest countries avoiding each other and shaking hands only at the tail end of the conference as a gesture to show that the conference was not a total flop. The two leaders, Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and [...]

Maithri To Ink Multiple Deals

By Indika Sri Aravinda Common opposition Presidential candidate MaithripalaSirisena, is to sign multiple agreements tomorrow, which includes one with the main opposition United National Party (UNP). The agreements are to be signed outside the ViharaMaha Devi Park in Colombo. Meanwhile, the JathikaHelaUrumaya is expected to take a final decision either today or tomorrow morning on if [...]

Poised For Excellence

By Sadhana Senanayake In Dubai Looking at Patrick Robineu’s life, you can say that hospitality is his destiny, his true calling. From a young age, his path seemed already laid out for him, he only had to walk it. His career résumé reads a future hospitality hopeful’s dream; he was Assistant Food and Beverage Manager [...]

Green Light For Fish Exports To Russian Federation

By Camelia Nathaniel The Russian Federation has given the green light for Sri Lanka to export fish to the country. According to the Ministry, the Federal Service of Veterinary Surveillance under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation has granted approval to import fish and fish products to the Russian Federation as a result of [...]

‘SL Among Countries To Be Worst Hit By Climate Change’

Sri Lanka is among the countries expected to be worst affected by climate change, with adverse effects on all sectors of the economy, increasing the country’s vulnerability and threatening its overall growth and development, says the Asian Development Bank in its publication ‘Assessing the Costs of Climate Change and Adaptation in South Asia’. Highlighting the [...]

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