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Thursday December 13, 2018
Seed Bombing  Daily Mirror

The first ever 'Seed Bombing' operation was launched this morning by the Sri Lanka Air Force in Nochchiagama. Pix courtesy Air Force media ...






Thursday December 13, 2018
Sri Lanka pledges support for protection of refugees  Colombo Gazette

At the 2019 Global Appeal of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) held in Geneva today, Sri Lanka expressed its earnest desire that ...






Thursday December 13, 2018
IMD gives severe cyclone warning along TN-AP coasts in next three days  BusinessLine

India Met Department (IMD) has said that yesterday's well-marked low-pressure area has strengthened into a depression early this morning. It is located over the ...






Thursday December 13, 2018
Emerging Teams Asia Cup semi-final: India bowls first against Pakistan  Pakistan Today

COLOMBO: India won the toss and elected to field first against arch-rival Pakistan in the semi-final of ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup in Colombo, Sri Lanka on ...






Thursday December 13, 2018
Sri Lankan plantation workers defy union and continue to strike  World Socialist Web Site

The Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) attempted on Tuesday to call off an indefinite strike involving tens of thousands of Sri Lankan plantation workers ...






Thursday December 13, 2018
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Tim Southee hails green grass of home but remains cautious  Hindustan Times

New Zealand open their domestic test season against Sri Lanka on Saturday and were greeted by a verdant strip at the country's most historic ground.






Thursday December 13, 2018
Sri Lanka oust Thilan Samaraweera as the batting coach  CricTracker

Thilan Samaraweera has been removed as the batting coach of Sri Lanka. Thilan Samaraweera was head coach Chandika Hathurusingha's.






Thursday December 13, 2018
Everything You Need To Know Today  News 1st

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A motion of confidence in Ranil Wickremesinghe passed in Parliament with a majority of 117 votes. Speaker informs President of the ...






Thursday December 13, 2018
Mi17 deployed to douse fire in Nallathanni  Daily Mirror

Mi17 deployed to douse fire in Nallathanni, The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Mi17 helicopter had been deployed with a Bambi bucket this morning from ...






Thursday December 13, 2018
How many overseas Test series have India won?  Cricket Country News

Virat Kohli's Indian cricket team has made history by becoming the first team to start a tour of Australia by winning the first Test of a series, having emerged ...






Thursday December 13, 2018
'The One – Sri Lanka' project's The Ritz – Carlton Tower hits 24 floors in record time  ft.lk

Developers of 'The One – Sri Lanka' project The One Transwork Square Ltd. announced that it has completed 24 floors of the 80-floor hotel and residential tower ...






Thursday December 13, 2018
Concern rises over Sri Lanka Justice Wanasundera  EconomyNext

ECONOMYNEXT - Controversial Supreme Court judge Eva Wanasundera is set to hear an appeal by her law-college pal Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday raising ...






Thursday December 13, 2018
Theresa May survives confidence vote of Tory MPs  Daily Mirror

Theresa May survives confidence vote of Tory MPs, Prime Minister Theresa May has won a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party by 200 ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Tamils protest against corruption in Sri Lanka transport board  Tamil Guardian

Tamils in Jaffna held a protest today against corruption and administrative mismanagement in Sri Lanka's transport board's Northern province's office. Protesters ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
This weekend: SantaCon, 'Elf' and Indie Craft Bazaar  SouthFlorida.com

Holiday-themed gift ideas and things to do in South Florida this weekend and beyond, including SantaCon in Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale, new beers to ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Transparency International SL calls for bribery allegations to be investigated  Tamil Guardian

Transparency International Sri Lanka called for Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) to investigate allegations of bribery ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Prez requests UPFA MPs to create public opinion  Daily Mirror

Prez requests UPFA MPs to create public opinion, President Maithripala Sirisena is reported to have asked for creation of public opinion on the conduct of a ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Sri Lankan parliament adjourned until Dec 18  Tamil Guardian

Sri Lanka's parliament was adjourned today until December 18 by the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya. The country has been in a state of political turmoil since ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
France arrests Central Africa Republic war crimes suspect  Tamil Guardian

French authorities have arrested Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona, a senior leader and the National General Coordinator of a Anti-Balaka militant group in the Central ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Sri Lanka's sacked PM Ranil proves his majority  Telegraph India

Sri Lanka's former prime minister whose October sacking by the president precipitated a political crisis won a confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday.






Wednesday December 12, 2018
What is next for middle-income Asia and Sri Lanka?  Ceylon Daily News

Decades of sustained economic growth have left the Asia-Pacific with few lower-income countries. Absolute poverty levels are and will continue to keep falling.






Wednesday December 12, 2018
TNA presses conditions on UNP to extend support  Ceylon Daily News

United National Front (UNF) MP Dr. Rajitha Senaratne yesterday said the Ranil Wickremesinghe-led United National Party had discussed with R.Sampanthan ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Global Vein Graphite Market Insights 2018-2024: GK group, Ceylon Graphite, Triton Minerals Limited, Yixiang Graphite  Strange News Chronicle

The market report, titled “Vein Graphite Market“, is a broad research dependent on Vein Graphite market, which examines the escalated structure of the present ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
The lies they tell | FT Online  ft.lk

By Taylor Dibbert. Sri Lanka's political crisis continues. The attempted coup is a huge mess. No one knows how the imbroglio will end, although the coup has ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
500 Tamils forcibly disappeared in three days, after surrendering to army in 2009  Tamil Guardian

A new study has estimated that over 500 Tamils were forcibly disappeared in just three days, after surrendering to the Sri Lankan army in May 2009.






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Tea output, export income targets hit by worker strike  Daily Mirror

From left: EFC Consultant Sri Kumar, EFC Plantation Services Group Chairman Roshan Rajadurai and PA Secretary General Lalith Obeyesekere Pic by Damith ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Low skill trap and skill shortage  Daily Mirror

Low skill trap and skill shortage, In the local and global labour market, those involved in mass production in particular, the trend is towards creating a large ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Rebel cadre turned politician rules out re-emergence of war  Daily Mirror

Rebel cadre turned politician rules out re-emergence of war, K. Thulasi is a former LTTE cadre who had been well versed in handling firearms when LTTE ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Sri Lanka 12-month treasury yield edges up to 11.24%  Daily Mirror

ECONOMYNEXT: Sri Lanka's 12-month treasury bill yield edged up four basis points to 11.24 percent at an auction yesterday compared with the week before, ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Authoritarian trends in power game  Daily Mirror

Authoritarian trends in power game, Former Minister of Megapolis, Patali Champika Ranawaka presenting the proposal in Parliament to suspend finances for ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
this former immigrant from sri lanka just made india’s most expensive movie  Daily Mirror

FORBES.COM: The man who bankrolled the science-fiction film 2.0, India's costliest movie, is a former immigrant from Sri Lanka who is now running his family's ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Executive, Legislature, Judiciary can’t resolve prevailing crisis: Dullas  Daily Mirror

While claiming that the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary can't find a solution to the prevailing political impasse, UPFA MP Dullas Alahapperuma said ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Matangi/Maya/MIA Review: Exploring the roots of one of the UK's most innovative popstars  FemaleFirst.co.uk

by Holly Mosley | 12 December 2018. M.I.A. is without doubt one of the UK's most influential pop artists for many reasons. She represented the first wave of ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
ICC persuading governments to make fixing a criminal offence: Dave Richardson  Moneycontrol.com

The ICC recently suspended former Sri Lanka all-rounder Dilhara Lokuhettige after charging him with match-fixing during the T10 League in UAE last year.






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Ranil’s pledge to TNA  News 1st

Colombo (News 1st) - MP Sarath Fonseka and TNA MP D. Siddarthan talk to the media about the discussions held with Ranil Wickremesinghe regarding the ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
35-year-old businessman shot dead in Sapugaskanda  Daily Mirror

A 35-year-old businessman was shot dead by two gunmen arrived on a motorbike at Galwala Junction in Sapugaskanda police area a short while ago, the ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Sampling Sri Lanka at Montréal's Nama Restaurant  Seven Days

When Jeya Sivans described her journey to owning Nama, a cozy new restaurant in Montréal's Plateau, she was humble. "I am not a chef," she...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
TNA says its support was conditional  Daily Mirror

TNA says its support was conditional, The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said today that its support for the vote of confidence on United National Party (UNP) ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court re-fixes appeal by challenged PM over temporary suspension of govt  United News of India

Colombo, Dec 12 (Xinhua) Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Wednesday re-fixed for this Friday a petition filed by challenged Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Grade five scholarship cut off marks released  News 1st

Colombo (News1st): Grade five scholarship cut off marks for the year 2018 was released earlier today (December 12). The cut off marks are as follows, - Get the ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Grade 5 Scholarship exam: Cut-off marks released  Daily Mirror

The Examinations Department today released the cut-off marks for the enrolment of students to Grade 6 next year, based on the Grade 5 Scholarship ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Vote of confidence on RW: Speaker informs Prez  Daily Mirror

Vote of confidence on RW: Speaker informs Prez, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya had informed President Maithripala Sirisena that Parliament had duly approved the ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
  1. Sri Lanka Parliament demands sacked PM be reinstated  The Straits Times
  2. Lanka parliament demands ousted PM is restored  Gulf Times
  3. Sri Lanka: SC to deliver crucial verdict today  The Hindu
  4. Sri Lanka’s sacked prime minister wins confidence vote  Miami Herald
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Wednesday December 12, 2018
482 Indian fishermen languishing in Pakistan jails, 18 in Sri Lanka: MEA V K Singh  Moneycontrol.com

Altogether 482 fishermen are languishing in Pakistani jails while 18 are in custody in Sri Lanka.






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Two suspects related to Rs. 2.7 Bn heroin haul remanded  News 1st

Colombo (News 1st) - The two men who were arrested for transporting 231 kg of heroin in the seas off Beruwala were further remanded till the 20th of - Get the ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
US lawmaker blames Chinese debt trap for Sri Lanka's crisis  adaderana.lk

Asserting that Sri Lanka was forced to surrender the sovereignty of its deep-water port, Hambantota, a powerful US lawmaker on Tuesday sought an end to the ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
India international capacity up 5.6%; IndiGo adds most foreign seats  anna.aero

International capacity to/from India is continuing to grow. From 2009 to 2018, the number of two-way seats available on international services grew by 76%.






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Sri Lanka's crisis clouds fate of 20000 missing people  Asia Times

After seven months of digging around the old Sathosa Building in Mannar, a city some 250 kilometers north of Colombo in Sri Lanka, the remains of some 266 ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Pulled Tea Is the Party-Trick Drink You Can Totally Make at Home  Bon Appetit

Pulled tea is a South Asian drink that's wonderfully frothy and comforting—and the pulling technique is sure to impress your party guests.






Wednesday December 12, 2018
'Low' on slow burn, depression watch in Bay continues  BusinessLine

India Met Department (IMD) has extended the watch for a depression as a causative well-marked low-pressure area put itself on a slow burn over South-East ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
Quant Signal Update For Tasty plc (AIM:TAST), Ceylon Graphite Corp. (TSXV:CYL)  Lakeland Observer

At the time of writing, Tasty plc (AIM:TAST) has a Piotroski F-Score of 4. The F-Score may help discover companies with strengthening balance sheets. The score ...






Wednesday December 12, 2018
India vs Australia: Why Rohit Sharma needs to hone Test match batting skills in First-class cricket before playing for India  Firstpost

If Rohit has to play Test cricket for India again, then he needs to prove that he values it by playing First-class cricket. Between getting dropped from the side in ...




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