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Oman-SL to enhance bilateral relations

Oman-SL to enhance bilateral relations

Yousuf Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman arrived in the island today on an official visit. Later he called on the  External Affairs Minister…

Skyfall gives James Bond his biggest opening weekend

Skyfall gives James Bond his biggest opening weekend

New James Bond movie Skyfall has had the biggest Bond opening weekend of all time, according to figures from film company Sony Pictures. It took £20.1m following its release on…

Rory McIlroy beats Tiger Woods in China head-to-head

Rory McIlroy beats Tiger Woods in China head-to-head

World number one Rory McIlroy beat Tiger Woods by a single shot in their head-to-head match over 18 holes at the Jinsha Lake Golf Club in central China. The 23-year-old,…

Afghanistan presidential vote date is announced

Afghanistan presidential vote date is announced

The Afghan Election Commission has said the country’s next presidential election will be held on 5 April 2014. The announcement ends speculation that President Karzai was considering holding elections before…

UNP initiates disciplinary action

UNP initiates disciplinary action

The UNP Working Committee decided yesterday to initiate disciplinary action against its members who attended the opposition rally organized by the former army commander Sarath Fonseka on the 18th of…

Tamil Nadu Police defends ban on LTTE

Tamil Nadu Police defends ban on LTTE

Defending the ban on LTTE, three Tamil Nadu Police personnel today deposed before a tribunal and charged the Sri Lankan militant outfit with training members of Tamil Puratchi Munnani (Tamil…

Shanghai awakes to the rhythm of Sri Lankan traditional performances

Shanghai awakes to the rhythm of Sri Lankan traditional performances

Four days of Sri Lankan traditional dancing, music and singing in different venues with presentations on introduction to Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka tourism promotion videos and a gem show, are…

Expo Freight (EFL) receives dual honours at SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2012

Expo Freight (EFL) receives dual honours  at SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2012

Expo Freight (EFL) clinched dual honours at the glittering SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2012. It won Silver for ‘B2B Brand of the Year’ and Bronze for ‘CSR Brand of the…

Mark Clattenburg: FA confirms investigation into Chelsea claim

Mark Clattenburg: FA confirms investigation into Chelsea claim

The Football Association has begun an investigation into allegations made by Chelsea against referee Mark Clattenburg following Manchester United’s 3-2 win at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have made a formal complaint against Clattenburg,accusing…

Storm Sandy causes severe flooding in eastern US

Storm Sandy causes severe flooding in eastern US

“Super-storm” Sandy has swept across the eastern US coast, bringing heavy rain, high winds and severe flooding. Sandy made landfall in New Jersey, causing a record surge of seawater in…

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