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Squash: SSC Open from this Saturday

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October 30, 2015 05:00 pm

The SSC Open Squash Championship, one of the top events conducted by the Sri Lanka Squash Federation will be played at the SSC Squash Courts from Saturday (31) to Friday (Nov 6). ...


IGP to submit report on Police attack on HNDA students

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October 30, 2015 12:37 pm

Minister of Law and Order and Prisons Reforms Tilak Marapana, on the instructions of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, ordered the IGP to submit a report on the police attack on...


Rajapaksa at the Presidential Commission again

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October 30, 2015 12:32 pm

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today arrived at the special  Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of ...


Hockey: Royal and S. Thomas’ clash for Abenaike Trophy today

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October 30, 2015 12:30 pm

Traditional rivals Royal College and S. Thomas’ College will clash in their annual hockey encounter played for the Orville Abeynaike Trophy at the Astro Turf in Torrington today ...


Actress Aksha Sudhari's plea rejected by courts

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October 30, 2015 11:22 am

Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishanta Peiris yesterday turned down a request by actress Aksha Sudhari that she be allowed to access her bank accounts which were frozen by Court. ...


WI in SL: Windies win 50-over warm-up game on D/L

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October 30, 2015 10:25 am

West Indians won the 50-over warm-up game beating Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Board President’s XI by 43 runs on Duckworth/Lewis Method at Colts ground on Thursday (29).   ...


Rugby: Sri Lanka 7s team in action this weekend in Singapore

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October 30, 2015 09:00 am

The Sri Lanka Sevens development team under the captaincy of Sudarshana Muthuthanthri, will compete at the Singapore Cricket Club Rugby 7s Tournament this weekend.   The...


Cricket: It was a great privilege to have played with players of that finesse says Tissera

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October 30, 2015 06:00 am

It’s always a great feeling to have a series against the West Indies says former Sri Lanka captain Michael Tissera.   Tissera one of the greatest national cricketers o...


Shooting: Ruwini, the village lass who shot to fame

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October 30, 2015 03:00 am

A playful looking girl was seen loitering around the Hidellana Sivali College grounds, showing a great interest in sports.   Hailing from Lellopitiya, a hamlet in the Ra...


Athletics: After being felled a bouncer; Maduranga back on the track

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October 30, 2015 12:00 am

Nearly two years after putting a surprising end to his short yet glittering career while being considered as an international medal prospect Sachith Maduranga is likely to make his...


Snooker: Susantha Boteju equals maestro Lafir’s record of 18 wins

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October 29, 2015 09:00 pm

Defending national snooker champion Susantha Boteju of YMCA reached a milestone when he equaled Sri Lanka’s world billiards champion M.J.M. Lafir’s record of having won 18 nati...


President to lead SLFP in LG polls

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October 29, 2015 08:37 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he will lead the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) to victory at the forthcoming Local Government election. In a twitter message from his o...


MCA Cricket: MAS Active and Commercial Credit clash in Premier KO final

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October 29, 2015 06:00 pm

MAS Active Trading will be looking for a double when they take on Commercial Credit and Finance in the final of the 23rd Singer-MCA Premier League Knockout Tournament which will be...


Police fire tear gas on university students

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October 29, 2015 05:45 pm

The police fired tear gas and water cannons towards university students protesting near the University Grants Commission (UGC) at Ward Place. Students of the Higher National Dip...


Lankan tourists injured as tour bus plunges into ditch in Thailand

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October 29, 2015 04:46 pm

Twenty-two people, mainly Sri Lankan tourists, were hurt when their tour bus overturned in a ditch in Ratchaburi’s Photharam district in Thailand this afternoon, the Bangkok Post...


Indira Malwatte, first female Chairperson of EDB

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October 29, 2015 04:43 pm

  Indira Malwatte on Thursday was appointed Chairperson and CEO of the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB), the first woman to hold this position. “I am very conf...


Badminton: Niluka dominates 63rd National Championship

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October 29, 2015 04:29 pm

Niluka Karunaratne dominated the 63rd National Badminton Championship, with a double crown to his credit, winning the Men’s Open Singles and Men’s Open Double at Anuradhapura o...


Three arrested for assaulting and robbing a Qatari national

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October 29, 2015 04:29 pm

Three suspects were arrested over the alleged assault and armed robbery of a Qatari national, in the Oruthota area, Teldeniya, Police said today. According to Police reports, fo...


Colombo equities shed gains

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October 29, 2015 03:43 pm

The Colombo bourse snapped the six day winning streak on Thursday amid the high institutional and foreign investor activity, analysts said. The Banking, Finance and Insurance Sec...


PC elections to be held under mixed system

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October 29, 2015 03:35 pm

The next Provincial Council elections will be held under the mixed system, according to the deputy Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Karunarathna Paranawithana. ...


PM scheduled to make special address in Parliament next Thursday (5)

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October 29, 2015 02:34 pm

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is scheduled to make a special statement in Parliament next Thursday (November 5) on the Medium Term Economic Framework of the present Governmen...


Seventeen arrested for dumping garbage in Kelani river and Hamilton Canal

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October 29, 2015 01:52 pm

Seventeen persons were arrested by the Police Naval division, for allegedly dumping garbage in the Kelani river and Hamilton canal, Police said today. Twelve women and five men ...


Cycling: National Championship this weekend in Anuradhapura

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October 29, 2015 12:00 pm

The National Cycling Championship 2015 organised by the Sri Lanka Cycling Federation will be held on Friday (30) and Saturday (31) in Anuradhapura.   The qualifying and ...


Lanka joins the Open Government Partnership

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October 29, 2015 10:33 am

Sri Lanka endorsed the Open Government Declaration committing “to foster a global culture of open government that empowers and delivers for citizens, and advances the ideals of o...


Mangala meets top US official on Global Women’s Issues

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October 29, 2015 10:16 am

The visiting U.S Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, Catherine Russell met with Foreign Affairs  Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday, ministry said in a statement...


Upeksha at Presidential Commission

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October 29, 2015 10:13 am

Parliamentarian Upeksha Swarnamali arrived at the Special Presidential Commission a short while ago to record a statement over an alleged fraud at Sri Lankan Airlines....


Jaffna varsity keen on pact with Indian universities

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October 29, 2015 10:09 am

The University of Jaffna is keen on building links with the Indian universities to strengthen the educational and cultural relationship between India and Sri Lanka, according to it...


Bribery Commission recruits 50 more cops

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October 29, 2015 10:07 am

The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption Wednesday has approved the recruitment of 50 more new police officers to its investigative branch,Director Genera...


MR to appear before Presidential Commission

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October 29, 2015 10:02 am

Former President and parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa will appear before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into serious acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Powerthis morn...


Baseball: Sailors win National League Championship

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October 29, 2015 06:00 am

The baseball team of Sri Lanka Navy won the National Baseball League Tournament 2015 beating Sri Lanka Army by 7-3 at the final held at the National Baseball ground in Diyagama. ...




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