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India must tell its own story, says Jamaican MP

By Saurabh TrivediNew Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Jeevan Kumaravel who is part of a ...

ICC Test Rankings: Shaheen Shah Afridi enters top five

Dubai [UAE], December 1 (ANI): Fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi has made it to the top five of the ICC ...

SA vs IND: CSA fully confident of hosting series in secure bio-environment

Cape Town [South Africa], December 1 (ANI): The Proteas men's team has been part of no less than eight international ...

India provides medical, humanitarian aid to over 150 countries to deal with COVID-19: MEA

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): Highlighting India's contribution in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Sanjay Bhattacharyya Secretary (CPVOIA) said ...

High commissioner of Sri Lanka to India meets Rajnath Singh

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda paid a visit to ...

SL vs WI: Veerasammy, Warrican shine as visitors dominate rain-curtailed day two

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 30 (ANI): West Indies finished the day on 69/1 in the ongoing second Test against Sri ...

Singapore tightens border measures amid spread of new COVID-19 variant

Singapore, November 30 (ANI): Amid the rising concerns of the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron', Singapore on Tuesday imposed a series ...

SL vs WI, 2nd Test: Karunaratne, Nissanka help hosts take honours (Stumps, Day 1)

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 29 (ANI): Pathum Nissanka and Dimuth Karunaratne ensured that Sri Lanka took the honours on rain-affected ...

Angelo Mathews to captain Colombo Kings; Lalchand Rajput to coach Kandy Warriors

Colombo [Sri Lanka], November 29 (ANI): As we inch closer to the start of the Lanka Premier League, slated to ...

SC issues notice to Centre on plea to provide ration to refugees registered with UNHCR

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Central government on a plea ...

Singapore Airlines to resume service from Kochi on Nov 30

Kochi (Kerala) [India], November 28 (ANI): Singapore Airlines on Sunday announced the resumption of passenger flights from Kochi, starting from ...

India, Maldives, Sri Lanka hold Colombo Security Conclave to enhance maritime security

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): The ships and aircraft of the Indian Navy participated in Colombo Security Conclave (CSC) ...

Kept my wicketkeeping training going, thinking I would get opportunity, says Dinesh Chandimal

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 28 (ANI): Sri Lanka Test wicket-keeper batter Dinesh Chandimal said that he is hopeful of reviving ...

Windies need to employ smart tactics to play Sri Lanka left-arm spinners: Bonner

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 28 (ANI): West Indies batter Nkrumah Bonner has said that his side needs to employ smart ...

Dhananjaya de Silva 153 puts Sri Lanka in command

Sri Lanka 328 for 8 (Dhananjaya 153*, Embuldeniya 25*, Permaul 3-100, Chase 2-82) and 204 lead West Indies 253 by ...

Angelo Mathews could miss entire LPL due to thigh strain

The quadriceps strain Angelo Mathews sustained during the ongoing Test match against West Indies has put his participation in the ...

West Indies fight back after Nissanka-de Silva recovery

Sri Lanka 204 and 151 for 4 (Nissanka 66, Dhananjaya 45*) lead West Indies 253 (Brathwaite 72, Mendis 6-70) by ...

Can West Indies spark comeback in spin-haven Galle?

Big PictureHow do you solve a problem like Galle? Well, winning the toss and batting first would be a start. ...

Sri Lanka records over 4,000 dengue cases in November

COLOMBO, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's health experts have warned of a dengue outbreak as over 4,000 cases were ...

Sri Lanka's annual average inflation rises to 5.3 pct in November

COLOMBO, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's annual average inflation rose to 5.3 percent in November while year-on-year inflation for ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1610 GMT, Nov. 29

CANBERRA -- The Australian government has delayed the reopening of the country's borders amid concerns over the Omicron variant of ...

Sri Lanka says all steps taken to prevent entry of Omicron variant

COLOMBO, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lankan government on Monday said that it has taken all necessary measures in ...

Sri Lanka records over 100,000 tourist arrivals so far this year

COLOMBO, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka has recorded over 100,000 tourist arrivals so far this year, slowly reviving the ...

De Silva's 153no puts Sri Lanka in charge

A superb unbeaten 153 from Dhananjaya de Silva has put Sri Lanka in a strong position not to lose the ...

Ambassador of Sri Lanka addresses OCCI members of Buraimi s of Oman

Ambassador of Sri Lanka addresses OCCI members of Buraimi Times of Oman ...

MY Kalizma First Superyacht to berth at Port City Colombo Marina Lanka Business Online

MY Kalizma - First Superyacht to berth at Port City Colombo Marina Lanka Business Online ...

Sri Lankan envoy seeks greater defence and security cooperation with India

Sri Lanka s High Commissioner to India, Milinda Moragoda explored avenues of further augmenting defence and security cooperation with India, ...

SLSI responds to allegations on incidents related to LP gas

Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI), responding to the allegations over the recent incidents related to liquefied petroleum gas and cylinders, ...

WHO advises unvaccinated senior citizens to postpone travel

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that people 60 and older who are not vaccinated or have not previously had ...

New chairman appointed to Paddy Marketing Board

Former senior administrative officer Neil de Alwis has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Paddy Marketing Board. MORE.. ...

Daily coronavirus infections count climbs to 744

The daily count of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka moved to 744 today (December 01) as 185 more people ...

Saudi Arabia confirms first Omicron Covid-19 case

Saudi Arabia confirmed Wednesday its first case of the COVID-19 omicron variant on a passenger coming from a north African ...

Covid-19 recoveries tally moves up by 396

The Ministry of Health says 396 more COVID-19 patients in total were discharged from medical care today (December 01) as ...

Special offer for Sri Lankan migrant workers converting US Dollars in Dec.

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) today announced that Sri Lankan migrant workers will receive an additional Rs. 10 ...

Omicron COVID variant found in at least 24 countries

The heavily mutated Omicron variant of the coronavirus is rapidly becoming dominant in South Africa, less than four weeks after ...

Basil arrives in New Delhi; to meet top Indian ministers

Sri Lanka s finance minister Basil Rajapaksa is scheduled to meet top Indian ministers on Wednesday as the two countries ...

CEB engineers withdraw from power restoration activities

Ceylon Electricity Board Engineers Union (CEBEU) says its members have withdrawn from power restoration activities with effect from 4.15 p.m. ...

Sri Lanka reports 559 new Covid cases, 27 deaths

The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 26 coronavirus related deaths for November 30, increasing the death toll ...

CBSL to freeze bank accounts transferring money using unlawful methods

Bank accounts of those who distribute and receive money through unlawful money transfer methods will be frozen with immediate effect, ...

Ministerial Consultative Committee on Trade takes up gas cylinder issue

A special meeting of the Ministerial Consultative Committee on Trade was held in Parliament today (01) to seek the views ...

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Sixty years after astronaut Alan Shepard, daughter to travel to space

KENT, Washington: Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft will launch on 9th December, its third piloted flight, with a crew of ...

Bomb threat: Malaysian Airliner makes emergency landing in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Following a bomb threat on board, a Malaysia Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal ...

Notre Dame rebuild plans called 'woke theme park' by critics

PARIS, France: The rebuilding of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has come under fire from critics, after the new plans ...

Lebanese take to streets as currency drops 90% in value

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Protesting Lebanese took to the streets, lighting tires on fire and blocking roads throughout Lebanon to express their ...

Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

New German government says workers should expect 25% pay increase

BERLIN, Germany: Almost 2 million workers in Germany, Europe's largest economy, are set for a major pay increase, as part ...

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