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Friday February 22, 2019
Ravi proposes smart meters to detect breakdowns  Colombo Gazette

Power and Energy Minister Ravi Karunanayake has proposed that the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) switch to smart meters for domestic users so that electricity ...






Friday February 22, 2019
testIndia grants 250 million-rupee to set up IT incubator in Sri Lanka's Jaffna  United News of India

Uniindia: Colombo, Feb 22 (UNI) India and Sri Lanka on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a Business Centre for ICT ...






Friday February 22, 2019
Terrorist Attack in Kashmir and China's Aggression in Tibet  Sri Lanka Guardian

by N.S.Venklataraman. One more terrorist attack has now taken place in Kashmir on 14th Feb.,2019, when around 40 Indian soldiers lost their lives and several ...






Friday February 22, 2019
Preview: episode 2 of Top Gear TV, series 26  Top Gear

Episode 2 of Top Gear series 26 airs on Sunday 24 February at 8pm on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer. Here's what's coming up… Better than the train.






Friday February 22, 2019
Reimagining Singapore's history through storytelling  TODAYonline

What comes to mind when you think of Singapore's history? Do you think of the landing of Sir Stamford Raffles, World War II, the separation of Singapore and ...






Friday February 22, 2019
Murder mystery set for March | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

WELCOME — All the weather delays have curtailed plans for most things in the area. So most of the news is about upcoming events. n There will be a Red Cro.






Friday February 22, 2019
TN-FISHERMEN MES1  THE WEEK

Five TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy Rameswaram(TN), Feb 22 (PTI) Five Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy Friday for ...






Friday February 22, 2019
ZEE5 enters partnership with Sri Lanka’s Dialog Axiata  Daily News & Analysis

ZEE5, the largest over-the-top (OTT) digital entertainment platform for language *content*, has entered into a partnership with Sri Lanka's premier connectivity ...






Friday February 22, 2019
ICCCT Meet stresses digital learning accessibility  The New Indian Express

Concurring with this, Sai Prakash Leo Muthu, chief executive officer, Sairam Group of Institutions said,” Technology is inevitable in global environment.






Thursday February 21, 2019
Sri Lanka sends bone fragments from mass grave for US analysis  Channel NewsAsia

Mannar saw heavy fighting between government forces and Tamil Tiger rebels during the four-decade civil war that ended in May 2009. (Photo: AFP).






Thursday February 21, 2019
Zimbabwe to sign air service pacts with Oman, Sri Lanka  Bulawayo24 News

Zimbabwe has  approved the signing of bilateral air *service* agreements with Oman and  Sri-Lanka as authorities forge on with efforts to make the ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Nepal hitches railway to Chinese standards in blow to India  Nikkei Asian Review

KATHMANDU -- Nepal will use Chinese gauge standards for a planned nationwide rail network, its transport minister told Nikkei, in a move seen intertwi.






Thursday February 21, 2019
Cumberland house where mother, adult son were found dead had heat turned off  Observer-Reporter

The Cumberland Township home where a woman and her adult son were found dead in December after not being seen in public for nearly two weeks had no ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Showdown between Lakdanavi and Power Ministry Secy over flawed LNG tender  ft.lk

By Chathuri Dissanayake As the Power Ministry attempts to work out the legality of awarding a second 300MW LNG project sans a tender process, Lakdanavi ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Parakrama to be new Deputy Chairman/MD at Aitken Spence  ft.lk

Top professional Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake has been appointed as the Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Aitken Spence PLC with effect from 15 ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
The patriot, the journalist, the newspaper magnate and the man  Ceylon Daily News

This assessment comes from the pen of the pre-eminent figure in modern Sinhala literature, prolific author and one whose writings took in, inter alia, social ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Bangladesh High Commission and Lankan Ministry of Languages observe International Mother Language Day  NewsIn.Asia

Colombo, February 21 (newsin.asia): The lush green Vihara Mahadevi Park in the Sri Lankan capital was a beehive of activity on Thursday. Over 250 boys and ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
The Counter Terrorism Act could crush organised workers  ft.lk

By Shiran Illanperuma for Mass Movement for Social Justice The Counter Terrorism Bill presented to Parliament by Minister of Foreign Affairs Tilak Marapana on ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Gota's predicament: A legal perspective | FT Online  ft.lk

This writer is not a card-carrying member of any political party, neither does he have any affiliation to any of the Rajapaksas either personally or officially.






Thursday February 21, 2019
What went wrong with Sri Lanka? | FT Online  ft.lk

If Sri Lanka wants to get out of the present miserable situation, it needs to make a profound change, a paradigm shift in the way it views at everything including ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Which of this year's films will actually be remembered 20 years from now?  National Post

Chris Knight: The Oscars may be a snapshot of the industry, but they're usually blurry and often half obscured by someone's big fat thumb.






Thursday February 21, 2019
Battlelines in Tamil Nadu  The Indian Express

Seat pacts in Tamil Nadu mirror the national discourse, reflect the weakening of the main Dravidian parties.






Thursday February 21, 2019
10 from Tamil Nadu held; 40 red sanders logs seized  The Hans India

The Red Sanders AntiSmuggling Task Force RSASTF personnel nabbed 10 wood cutters from Tamil Nadu and seized 40 red sanders logs from them at Lanka ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
DARE: A Self-Proclaimed White Nationalist Planned a Mass Terrorist Attack, the Government Says  PEN America

Want to receive this digest in your inbox? To subscribe, simply click here and choose DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression from the list. On the same day ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Is It Time To Buy Stock?: Ceylon Graphite Corp. (OTC:CYLYF)  Connecting Investor

Ceylon Graphite Corp. (OTC:CYLYF) STOCK VOLATILITY FACTOR : Average true range percent (ATRP-14) measured at 0%. Volatility or average true range ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
2nd Test: Late South African strikes spoil Sri Lanka's day  Times of India

Cricket News: Three late strikes by South Africa's fast bowlers on Thursday helped atone for a poor batting performance on the first day of the second Test ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
TELO leader draws on LTTE legacy and claims TNA cannot be 'broken'  Tamil Guardian

Parliamentarian Selvam Adaikalanathan spoke on the LTTE's participation in forming the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) during a speech in Mannar last week, ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
  1. Sri Lanka dominate, Proteas batting woes continue in PE  Sport24
  2. Reinvigorated Sri Lanka chase history in Port Elizabeth  IOL
  3. Late South African strikes spoil Sri Lanka's day  The South African
  4. South Africa vs Sri Lanka  SkySports
  5. South Africa Vs Sri Lanka Live Score (TEST): Ball by Ball Commentary, Match Score and Cricket Updates - Firstcricket  Firstpost
  6. View full coverage on Google News





Thursday February 21, 2019
India, Sri Lanka ink MoU to establish business centre for ICT incubators in Jaffna  All India Radio

India and Sri Lanka today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a business centre for ICT incubators in Jaffna through grant of 25 crore ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Shammi Silva elected Sri Lanka Cricket President  India TV News

Cricket News – The SLC election was slated to be held on February 2 but was postponed by two weeks as per the advice of the Attorney General.






Thursday February 21, 2019
Sri Lanka aims to boost Ceylon black tea exports to China - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

COLOMBO, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka aims to increase exports of its popular Ceylon black tea to China and will launch a mega digital advertising campaign ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Sri Lankan Tea Pickers: Plantations and the Periphery  Vermont Cynic

I found myself standing on a government-owned tea plantation in the Western Province of Sri Lanka, Dec. 30, 2018. My UVM classmates and I were just outside ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Taskforce officials seized Red sander logs  The Hans India

Kadapa: Hans News *Service*:Taskforce officials have seized 40 Red sander logs by arresting 10 Tamil wood cutters in Lanka malleswara forest in kazipet ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Rapid TV News - Sri Lanka’s Dialog to offer ZEE5  Rapid TV News

India's ZEE5 video streaming platform is now available in Sri Lanka, following a tie-up with telco Dialog Axiata. The deal is the first such partnership in the ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Sri Lankan navy detains five Indian fishermen  Times of India

The Sri Lankan navy on Wednesday arrested eight Indian fishermen for poaching in the territorial waters of the island nation.






Thursday February 21, 2019
Sri Lanka's strategic location not being properly used: Namal Rajapaksa at WION's Global Summit  Daily News & Analysis

Hasanul Haq Inu, former minister of Bangladesh, Shaurya Doval, director of India Foundation, Namal Rajapaksa, MP from Sri Lanka, Zakia Wardak, social ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Sarah Taylor: England wicketkeeper ready to play ODI series against India  BBC Sport

England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor is "raring to go" for ODI series against India says captain Heather Knight.






Thursday February 21, 2019
Five Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy  Times of India

India News: The fishermen from Jagadapattinam inPudukottai district were fishing near Neduntheevu off the Lankan coast when they were arrested, Assistant ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
In Tamil Nadu, AIADMK and DMK hope alliance arithmetic will boost their chances in Lok Sabha polls  Scroll.in

The preparations for the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu have well and truly begun with the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and the ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
The new officials of Sri Lanka Cricket  News 1st

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The SLC election was held at the Sports Ministry this morning (Feb 21). Twenty-five persons contested for seven key positions. A total of ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Frontline Socialist Party prepares political trap for Sri Lankan plantation workers  World Socialist Web Site

The Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) and organisations linked to it are seeking to divert a protracted struggle by plantation workers for decent wages and improved ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Sri Lanka Cricket elections begins - Sri Lanka Latest News  News 1st

Colombo (News 1st): The Sri Lanka Cricket elections got underway at the Duncan White Auditorium a short while ago (Feb 21). The Arjuna Ranatunga faction ...






Thursday February 21, 2019
Captains' roles to be turned on Head  cricket.com.au

Travis Head is looking forward to taking on his Test skipper during South Australia's Shield clash against Tasmania.






Thursday February 21, 2019
IGP’s voice sample submitted to court  News 1st

Colombo (News 1st): The report regarding Inspector General of Police Pujitha Jayasundara's voice sample has been submitted to the court. The Government ...








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