Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 17 July 2018

The independent Judicial Commissioner, The Hon Michael Beloff QC, on Monday handed Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusingha and manager Asanka Gurusinha eight suspension points, which means the trio have also been suspended for the first four ODIs along with both the Tests against South Africa.

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Giant hotelier Jetwing is embarking on a pioneering journey to the luxury resort condominium market with a Rs. 4.5 billion investment to build a 122-unit project in Thalahena, Negombo.

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Japanese Sri Lanka Friendship (JSF) Corporation, a Board of Investment Company, will commence operations at its production facility in Katunayake next week, becoming Sri Lanka’s first and sole manufacturer of solar panels.

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Early Childhood Development (ECD) is of great importance to Sri Lanka as it has the potential to improve school learning outcomes, which can have long lasting effects on the well-being of the population, Minister of Finance and Media Hon. Mangala Samaraweera said yesterday.

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I express my sincere apologies - Mangala

In response to a question on the restoration of Capital Punishment for drug dealers at a press conference last week, while reiterating my opposition to Capital Punishment, I said that certain individuals connected to the drug trade try to cover their sins by being benefactors of society, holding high positions in various organizations or as philanthropists in religious organizations. Inadvertently, I also mentioned Rotarians and Lions Clubs, which I deeply regret.

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Donald Trump, standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, has declared he cannot see any reason to believe Moscow meddled in the election that led to him becoming U.S. president in 2016.

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Flying lava has struck a tour boat in Hawaii, injuring at least 13 people, state officials say.

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