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Australia bowl out SL for 238

Sri Lanka scored 238 runs against Australia in the 12th match of the CB Tri-nation series played in Melbourne

Joes placed at 122/7

St. Josephs College are placed in a spot of bother with a score of 122/7 in  32 overs when play stopped for luch on the first day of the Battle of the Saints encounter against St. Peters College, Colombo.

Dayasiri summoned for inquiry

UNP Parliamentarian Dayasiri Jayasekara and Ashoka Abeysinghe have been informed to be present at a disciplinary inquiry on March 9 by the UNPs legal secretary.

China to support Sri Lanka

The Chinese government has pledged its continuous support to Sri Lanka in its efforts to safeguarding state independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity and realizing social and economic development, the  Xinhua news agency reported.

Reshuffle in Police top brass

More than 30 senior police officials including Senior DIGs, DIGs, SSPs and SPs have been transferred with immediate effect, Police Headquarters announced today    Updated

SL to bat first

Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene won the toss and chose to bat against Australia in the last league match of the tri-series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground

Kuwait bans poultry from SL

The Kuwait authority yesterday announced the prohibition of all poultry, eggs, and chicks from Sri Lanka due to the emergence of bird-flu cases in that country

Crucial talks on SL today

The Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) report is likely to be referred to by the United Nations Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay as Sri Lanka is scheduled to be a subject of discussion at the UNHRC sessions today

Pregnant mother died due to low quality drugs

The life of a woman who died after delivering a baby at the De Soysa Maternity Hospital (DMH) Colombo would have been saved if quality drugs were available at the hospital, said the gynecologist who had performed a Cesarean operation on the patient, who was giving evidence before the City Coroner’s court

Joes coach to quit

The coach and Cricket Advisory Committee of St. Joseph’s College have tendered their resignation today, following a dispute with the school’s Rector ahead of their 78th annual cricket encounter with St. Peter’s College, a source told Daily Mirror.

Three injured in J’pura clash

Three students were injured when two factions of the Sri Jayawardenapura (Science Faculty) clashed this evening, the police said

Govt. on wonderful spending: NTUC

Trade unions today charged that the government invested an exorbitant amount of  funds on wasteful ventures that did not generate any income but failed to provide fuel at a lowers cost to boost the country’s production which could uplift the peoples lives

Govt. should listen to friendly countries - UNP

Government should listen to the countries that had pledged their support to Sri Lanka in Geneva and implement the recommendations made by the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) as these nations have stressed that these recommendations should be implemented soon

Don't seek exclusive rights to SL, India told

India should not feel uncomfortable with Chinese presence in Sri Lanka as there is "plenty of room for both", said a Sri Lankan MP and adviser to President Mahinda Rajapaksa. He said India should not try to seek "exclusive rights to Sri Lanka".

Tense situation in Maligawatta

 A tense situation prevailed in Maligawatta this morning when authorities went to the area to demolish unauthorized construction which they have being planning for a long time. . PICTURES

Man arrested for hotel murder

Police arrested a suspect today in connection with the murder of a 48 year old woman whose body was found in a hotel room at Kollupitiya, yesterday morning.

John Abraham in LTTE film

John Abraham has signed up to a political thriller about Tamil tigers in Sri Lanka.

A lawsuit against MR dismissed

A US District court has dismissed a lawsuit against Pesident Mahinda Rajapaksa over alleged war crimes committed during the war, foreign media reported.

GL meets Ugandan leaders for support at UNHRC

External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris who is visiting several African countries to garner crucial support for Sri Lanka at the Geneva sessions of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has met Uganda’s Vice-President and Prime Minister on Tuesday

EU calls for accountability in Lanka

The European Union (EU) yesterday stressed at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that accountability must be an essential part of any process of national reconciliation in Sri Lanka

Encouraging developments in SL, Indonesia says

Amid intense lobbying by Sri Lanka to defeat the proposed United States-sponsored resolution at the United Nations Human Rights Council, Indonesia noted during Tuesday’s session that there were ‘encouraging developments’ in Sri Lanka despite challenges remaining

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Health workers in protest march
Ravana Balaya at Buddha Sasana Ministry
Japanese coastguards cleaning Mt. beach
Eid Mubarak!