Items filtered by date: Friday, 27 July 2018

Five officials of the Customs Department including a woman were hospitalized today after they were allegedly assaulted by a Kuwaiti couple at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) when they were requested to quarantine their pet dog.

Published in Sri Lanka

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said today the government was attempting to remove his name from all constructions named after him.

Published in Sri Lanka

The Civil Aviation Ministry of India on Thursday said that there is no proposal under consideration for the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to buy a controlling stake in Sri Lanka's Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, the Economic Times reported.

Published in Sri Lanka

People in Sri Lanka, especially children, should learn Sinhala, Tamil and English languages in order to bring about reconciliation, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Thursday.

Published in Sri Lanka

Police arrested 3,325 suspects in connection with various illegal activities in a special operation conducted islandwide from Thursday night to this morning, Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

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Danushka suspended from six int'l matches

The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today announced that it has suspended Danushka Gunathilake from six international cricket matches for breaching the ‘player code of conduct and contractual obligation’.

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By Pamela Constable (c) 2018, The Washington Post, Jul 27, 2018 - ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Imran Khan, onetime international cricket star and tabloid playboy who reinvented himself as a crusading anti-establishment politician, declared victory Thursday for his party in parliamentary elections, even as his rivals charged that the polls had been rigged and the official results remained unclear.

Published in World

BEIJING AFP July27, 2018- China must resist taking aggressive stimulus steps as it navigates troubled economic waters as they could add to excessive debt levels leading to an “abrupt adjustment”, the International Monetary Fund said Friday.

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Sri Lanka’s Tourism and Christian Religious Affairs Minister John Amaratunga this week called the “grumbling Colombo hoteliers” to re-commence night club operations to retain more tourists in Colombo.

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The recently launched Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka (AHK Sri Lanka) plans to carry out investment promotions for Sri Lanka’s Rubber, IT, apparel and logistics industries in Germany as the German businesses are increasingly becoming interested in Sri Lanka.

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