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    Signed Beatles album Sgt. Pepper sells for $290,000

    Signed Beatles album Sgt. Pepper sells for $290,000

    A signed copy of The Beatles’ album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band has been bought at auction in the US for $290,500 (£191,000). The selling price far exceeded the…

    Australia captain Michael Clarke struck down with gastroenteritis

    Australia captain Michael Clarke struck down with gastroenteritis

    Australia captain Michael Clarke was hospitalised on Sunday, suffering with gastroenteritis. Clarke, who returned home early from Australia’s tour to India with a back injury, was discharged on Monday. The 31-year-old is…

    North Korea expands nuclear weapons programme

    North Korea expands nuclear weapons programme

    North Korea’s parliament has endorsed plans to give nuclear weapons greater prominence in the country’s defences. The move came a day after the ruling Workers’ Party called for nuclear forces…

    Speaker meets Speaker

    Speaker meets Speaker

    The Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament, Chamal Rajapaksa paid his first official visit to Cuba from 26th to 30th March 2013 accompanied by Member of Parliament, Akila Viraj Kariyawasam…

    Bilateral discussions between SL and Japan

    Bilateral discussions between SL and Japan

    Deputy Minister External Affairs holds discussions with Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Deputy Minister of External Affairs Neomal Perera held Bilateral Discussions with the Vice Minister for Foreign…

    Pakistani Navy War College delegation visited Sri Lanka

    Pakistani Navy War College delegation visited Sri Lanka

    A group of officers from Pakistan Navy War College visited Sri Lanka recently as part of their Foreign Study Tour Programme. The delegation led by Commodore Sajid Mahmood, comprised of…

    No room for racial or religious extremism-President

    No room for racial or religious extremism-President

    All who love the motherland have a responsibility to ensure that Sri Lanka will not be tagged a racist and ‘religious extremist’ country, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said. Stressing that the…

    Andy Murray up to second after Miami final win over David Ferrer

    Andy Murray up to second after Miami final win over David Ferrer

    Britain’s Andy Murray battled past David Ferrer in a gruelling final to win his second Miami title and regain the world number two ranking. The Scot, 25, saved a match…

    India to rule on Novartis patent for cancer drug Glivec

    India to rule on Novartis patent for cancer drug Glivec

    India’s Supreme Court is due to rule on a patent case involving Swiss drug company Novartis, which campaigners say could threaten access in poorer countries to cheap generic drugs. Novartis…

    Japan provides funds to install electronic traffic signs on highways

    Japan provides funds to install electronic traffic signs on highways

    The government of Japan through the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has agreed to funds to purchase high tech equipment for highways. Japan has granted approximately Rs. 1.24 billion (Japanese…