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A man found guilty of the stabbing murder of a fellow Sri Lankan refugee in Adelaide's north has been jailed for at least 20 years. Ketheshwaran Sivaperuman, 35, bled to death after being stabbed once with a large kitch

A man found guilty of the stabbing murder of a fellow Sri Lankan refugee in Adelaide's north has been jailed for at least 20 years, ABC News reported. Ketheshwaran Sivaperuman, 35, bled to death after being stabbed once

The China Harbour Construction Company (CHCC) has got a Sri Lankan government contract to do a feasibility study on building a naval dockyard at Hambantota in the south of the island, according to the respectable Lankan

The manifesto of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) for the August 17 Sri Lankan parliamentary elections has become a major issue among the Sinhalese majority in the island nation. The TNA’s demand for “self-determ


Thilak Karunaratne, Chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) urged capital market stakeholders to not forget the bitter lessons learnt during 2010- 2012 share market crisis. Speaking at the Certificate and D

Bullish sentiments from domestic investors drove Colombo's market indices to early gains on Thursday, analysts said. The All share Price Index advanced sharply by 23 index points or 0.31 per cent to stand at 7,222.26 by

  Husein Esufally, new Deputy Chairman at Janashakthi Insurance Janashakthi Insurance has appointed well-known corporate leader Husein Esufally on the board to a new position as Deputy Chairman with effect from Ju

  MALE - Foreigners will soon be permitted to own land – instead of only leasing it - in the Maldives under a constitutional amendment passed in parliament on Wednesday but the move raised concerns from former


(REUTERS)Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston, died on Sunday at the age of 22, some six months after suffering irreversible brain damage in an incident at her suburban Atlanta home, her fa

Los Angeles (AFP) - Actress-turned-director Angelina Jolie is to make a film about Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime seen through the eyes of a war-scarred child for Netflix, the streaming giant said. The Oscar-winning Ho

MILK, the family lifestyle store & Milk & Honey Café is running a series of workshops from July 20– 29 on food and your health with Shalani McCray of Live Alive, Australia. Shalani McCray is a highly qualif


Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) issuing a press release officially named locations where cricket fans could purchase tickets for international matches.   “Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that tickets for all in

The Ministry of Sports of Sri Lanka reacted by showing its displeasure on the Badminton World Federation (BWF) for suspending Sri Lanka Badminton Association (SLBA) on Friday (24).   The Ministry of Sports sta

Colombo FC and Blue Star SC will clash in the opener of the Dialog Champions League (DCL) football tournament, which includes 140 games, at the Racecourse ground in Torrington today (25) evening.   This year


(REUTERS) Barack Obama came to Africa partially to connect with the continent of his forefathers. On Monday, he met an ancestor of an altogether different kind: "Lucy," the 3.2 million-year-old partial skeleton of a h

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2015 (AFP) - The U.S. is to begin training Ukrainian army troops in an expansion to its military involvement in the divided country, the State Department said Friday. US troops have already deploye

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2015 (AFP) - The Pentagon asked on Friday that concerned armed citizens not stand guard at military recruiting offices, saying it can handle security after a shooting rampage on its own. Prompted b

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LONDON, July 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Inadequate shelter, school closures and a lack of safe water and sanitation are the 3 biggest concerns of Nepali children affected by 2 huge earthquakes, said a major surv

KATHMANDU, July 25, 2015 (AFP) - As dark clouds loomed overhead, Rabi Baral hurriedly secured his tent to the ground at a camp for victims of Nepal's earthquake, 3 months after the disaster upended his life. The 7.8-m

LAGOS, July 22, 2015 (AFP) - Its name is synonomous with the declaration of independence and updates on the brutal conflict that followed, but nearly 50 years after Nigeria's civil war, Radio Biafra is again making head


Has President Maithripala Sirisena’s message to the nation helped him clear his name?

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