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Calcutta illegal market hit by deadly fire

Calcutta illegal market hit by deadly fire

At least 20 people have been killed in a fire that swept through an illegal market in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta, police officials say. The Surya Sen Market…

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer reach last eight in Dubai

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer reach last eight in Dubai

Top seed Novak Djokovic and defending champion Roger Federer both progressed to the last eight of the Dubai Championships with straight-sets wins. Djokovic extended his unbeaten run to 15 matches…

Madonna is pop’s top earner, Billboard says

Madonna is pop’s top earner, Billboard says

Madonna has beaten Bruce Springsteen and Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters to be named the highest-paid musician in 2012 by trade publication Billboard. The 54-year-old singer has topped the annual rundown…

Unwarranted internationalization of Sri Lanka issues will undermine reconciliation- Sri Lanka Tells UNHRC

Unwarranted internationalization of Sri Lanka issues will undermine reconciliation- Sri Lanka Tells UNHRC

Sri Lanka strongly objected to any unfair, biased, unprincipled and unjust approach that may be adopted by the Geneva based UN HR Council with regard to the protection and promotion…

Navy assists in the Repatriation of 21 Sri Lankan Fishermen

Navy assists in the Repatriation of 21 Sri Lankan Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 21 Sri Lankan fishermen along with 04 fishing boats on 27th February 2013. The fishermen with their fishing trawlers named “Anusha”, “Aseen…

Italy tumbles into ‘chaotic uncertainty’

Italy tumbles into ‘chaotic uncertainty’

(By Barbie Latza Nadeau) The only thing certain about the results of the Italian elections held February 24 and 25 is that the country is headed for a new phase of utter and…

Australia hit by early stages of Cyclone Rusty

Australia hit by early stages of Cyclone Rusty

Australia’s north-west coast is being buffeted by high winds, hours before a powerful cyclone is expected to make landfall as a category four storm. Weather experts say that the slow…

Novak Djokovic too strong for Viktor Troicki in Dubai first round

Novak Djokovic too strong for Viktor Troicki in Dubai first round

Novak Djokovic extended his unbeaten run to 14 matches with an easy 6-1 6-4 win over fellow Serb Viktor Troicki in the Dubai Championships first round. Djokovic had his serve…

Special Envoy of Japanese PM Calls on President Rajapaksa

Special Envoy of Japanese PM Calls on President Rajapaksa

A special envoy of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the Executive Managing Advisor of Japan’s NHK International Mamoru Morohoshi, called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees on Saturday…

Salzburg Governor praises Sri Lanka

Salzburg Governor praises Sri Lanka

Calling Sri Lanka a country ‘’with much potential and richness of culture’’, the Governor of the state of Salzburg Gabi Burgstaller said  ‘’it is a beautiful place on earth that…

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