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Fernando Alonso says Ferrari need to be ‘perfect’ in final races

Fernando Alonso says Ferrari need to be ‘perfect’ in final races

Fernando Alonso says his Ferrari team need to be “perfect” for the remaining three races of the season for him to have any chance of winning the title. He added…

World Bank to lend to Burma for first time in 25 years

World Bank to lend to Burma for first time in 25 years

The World Bank has approved an $80m (£50m) grant and pledged lending for Burma, the second poorest country in Asia, for the first time in 25 years. The money will…

Sri Lanka offers to repatriate 10 Indian prisoners

Sri Lanka offers to repatriate 10 Indian prisoners

Sri Lanka has offered to repatriate 10 Indian prisoners, currently serving their sentence in the island nation’s jails, to India to complete their remaining prison term. This was conveyed by…

Sri Lanka ruling party to impeach judge

Sri Lanka ruling party to impeach judge

Ruling party lawmakers submitted a motion to impeach Sri Lanka’s most senior judge Thursday as President Mahinda Rajapakse moved to crush another of his former allies after vanquishing Tamil rebels.…

Neomal Perera visits Czech Republic

Neomal Perera visits Czech Republic

Minister Neomal Perera during his recent visit to the Czech Republic addressed the  International  Chamber of Commerce  in Prague  on Sri Lanka’s economic opportunities. Several representatives from the business sector …

Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly retires

Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly retires

Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has decided not to play in next year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) and to retire from the game. Ganguly, 40, said that to continue…

‘Two killed’ in southern India cyclone

‘Two killed’ in southern India cyclone

At least two people have died and an oil tanker has run aground after the south-eastern coast of India was hit by Cyclone Nilam on Wednesday evening. Reports said a…

Saigon Queen ship sinks off Sri Lanka, 4 missing

Saigon Queen ship sinks off Sri Lanka, 4 missing

The Vietnamese cargo ship Saigon Queen, with a crew of 22 on board, sank off Sri Lanka yesterday. Eighteen crewmembers have been rescued while the four others, including the captain,…