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Sri Lankas greatest wealth is the diversity seen in its people Nonis

Sri Lankas greatest wealth is the diversity seen in its people  Nonis

Sri Lanka is a microcosm of the commonwealth, where there is enormous economic disparity. He stated that in order for Sri Lanka to flourish, we must strive towards a knowledge driven economy and embrace the change of development, Former Sri Lankan High Commissioner to the UK Dr Chris Nonis says. MORE...

July 20, 2015  12:05 pm|

Sir Christopher Lee dies aged 93

Sir Christopher Lee dies aged 93

Sir Christopher Lee, known as the master of horror, has died at the age of 93 after being hospitalised for respiratory problems and heart failure. MORE..

June 11, 2015  09:14 pm|

Christianity,Islam among fastest-growing religions, Buddhism too: Study

Christianity,Islam among fastest-growing religions, Buddhism too: Study

If tech futurists are to be believed, by the year 2050, robots will do many of our errands and drive our cars. If a new study on religious trends is to be believed, many of those robot-controlled cars will stop and park at mosques and churches. MORE...

April 12, 2015  04:52 pm|

3 Sri Lankans held for human smuggling

3 Sri Lankans held for human smuggling

The Tamil Nadu Q branch police have arrested three Sri Lankan Tamils for illegally migrating the refugees from the special camps to Australia. MORE..

March 27, 2015  02:42 pm|

ASP Ruwan Gunasekara appointed Police Spokesman

ASP Ruwan Gunasekara appointed Police Spokesman

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Ruwan Gunasekara has been appointed as the new Police Media Spokesman. MORE..

March 12, 2015  07:40 am|

Dr Chris Nonis appointed Presidential Adviser

Dr Chris Nonis appointed Presidential Adviser

Former Sri Lankan High Commissioner to UK Dr Chris Nonis has been appointed as Adviser to the President on International Affairs, the Presidents Media Division said. MORE..

March 6, 2015  07:29 pm|

Daya Ratnayake promoted to rank of General

Daya Ratnayake promoted to rank of General

The outgoing Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake who formally retired from the Army on Saturday (21) has been promoted to the rank of four star General effective from today by the President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..

February 21, 2015  03:02 pm|

Chrishantha De Silva appointed new Army Commander

Chrishantha De Silva appointed new Army Commander

Former Chief of Staff of the Army Major General Chrishantha de Silva has been appointed as the 21st Commander of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) by President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..

February 20, 2015  02:13 pm|

Sri Lanka: Killing of 21 Egyptians by IS a crime against humanity

Sri Lanka: Killing of 21 Egyptians by IS a crime against humanity

The Government of Sri Lanka today condemned the gruesome killing of twenty one Coptic Christian Egyptians by the terrorist group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Libya last Sunday. MORE..

February 19, 2015  11:11 pm|

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 98 runs in World Cup opener

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 98 runs in World Cup opener

Hosts New Zealand gave the cricket World Cup a cracking start with a scintillating batting show as they crushed last edition losing finalists Sri Lanka by 98 runs in the opening match of the showpiece event here today. MORE..

February 14, 2015  12:06 pm|

Ill miss playing for Sri Lanka Mahela

Ill miss playing for Sri Lanka  Mahela

As he gets ready to play the final phase of his 18-year long illustrious career, Mahela Jayawardene says he will miss the Sri Lankan dressing room after the conclusion of 2015 Cricket World Cup. MORE..

February 13, 2015  04:50 pm|

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