What is easily the Police Department's most coveted arm, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), is undergoing a complete purge.Officers at the higher echelons are all being moved out after ......
Bangkok is a notorious destination for sex tourism.But the lives of many of the city's sex workers are full of danger, disease and the urgent need to send money home. Pim, who recently left her job in a go-go bar, has a typical story:
The Treasury, in a move that caught food importers by surprise, reintroduced import duty on all commodities this week just a few days before a crucial scheme to reduce prices of essential food commodities takes off.
IFS Sri Lanka, a global enterprise applications company, has struck a deal with Singer Pakistan in a US$500,000 investment.The company said it is one of the largest single investments by Singer Pakistan while for Sri Lanka it is the country’s biggest software exports.
After a two world cup stint as outsiders, Sri Lanka had already become a part of the mainstream by the time the 1983 World Cup tournament began once again in England. Now they had no excuses in form of the game. Every run scored, every wicket taken against went to the respective foe and to their individual tally of performances.
Sri Lanka’s World Cup winning captain Arjuna Ranatunge sees the 2007 bowling attack as being better than the one he possessed in 1996. He said “In 1996 we did not have match winning bowlers, but, they were a really committed and a disciplined lot.
King Vijayabahu was overjoyed after hearing about the defeat of the Cholas. The people of the entire country were rejoicing, as they witnessed signs of an end to foreign power, which lasted for nearly 50 years.