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Lankan couple in Dh10k Dubai airport bribe

Lankan couple in Dh10k Dubai airport bribe

A Sri Lankan couple allegedly offered Dh10,000 in bribe to an immigration officer at the Dubai International Airport to allow the woman to depart the country in spite of an…

Architect of the Year Award 2012

Architect of the Year Award 2012

Backed by its core philosophy of awarding and felicitating architects in India and overseas since 1990, J.K. Cement Ltd. organized the 21st annual ’Architect of the Year Award’ (AYA) this…

No chance of work, Sri Lankan boat people told

No chance of work, Sri Lankan boat people told

WOULD-BE asylum seekers from Sri Lanka are being told there is no prospect of them working in Australia while their claims are assessed, and that they will be forced to…

Celebrating flavours from Sri Lanka

Celebrating flavours from Sri Lanka

Chefs from Sri Lanka in the city to create the most authentic Sri Lankan meal for Mumbaikars In an attempt to promote cross country culture and cuisine, Sahara Star hosts ‘Sri Lankan…

Dhaka Bangladesh clothes factory fire kills more than 100

Dhaka Bangladesh clothes factory fire kills more than 100

More than 100 people are now known to have died in a fire that swept through a clothes factory in Bangladesh, local officials say. The blaze broke out late on…

India v England: Pietersen and Panesar put tourists in command

India v England: Pietersen and Panesar put tourists in command

Kevin Pietersen smashed a brilliant 186 and Monty Panesar took five wickets to leave England on the verge of victory over India in the second Test. Pietersen took the hosts…

India, Sri Lanka boost trade, investment ties

India, Sri Lanka boost trade, investment ties

Peacetime Sri Lanka is a favourite investment and export destination for Indian firms. Bilateral trade jumped from $3 billion in 2009-10 to $5.1 billion in 2011-12, according to Sri Lanka…

Natural debt threatens the world economy, experts fear

Natural debt threatens the world economy, experts fear

(By Geoffrey Lean) Will the next financial crisis be caused by environmental stress? It might seem, on the face of it, to be an unlikely prospect – but it proved…

Sajith fights against amendment

Sajith fights against amendment

UNP rebels are expected to oppose the resolution to extend the mandate of the party leader for six years. Rebel leader and the deputy leader of the United National Party…

48th SEACEN Governors confab held in Mongolia

48th SEACEN Governors confab held in Mongolia

The 48th Conference of the Governors” of the South East Asian Central Banks (SEACEN), High Level Seminar and 32nd Meeting of the SEACEN Board of Governors were held recently in…