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Hungarian GP: Lewis Hamilton not expecting to win despite pole

Hungarian GP: Lewis Hamilton not expecting to win despite pole

Lewis Hamilton says it would be a “miracle” if he wins Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix despite qualifying on pole. Hamilton heads Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel and Lotus’s Romain Grosjean but fears…

Japan’s Minister for Internal Affairs & Communications to visit Sri Lanka

Japan’s Minister for Internal Affairs & Communications to visit Sri Lanka

Japan’s Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications, Yoshitaka Shindo, will be arriving in Sri Lanka on Sunday 28th July 2013 as a follow-up to the visit of President Mahinda Rajapaksa…

A new mechanism for issuing birth, marriage and death certificates expeditiously

A new mechanism for issuing birth, marriage and death certificates expeditiously

The Registrar General’s department has launched a programme of issuing computerized birth, marriage and death certificates. Earlier people had to spend several months or days to get these certificates. As…

ndia accounts for 62% of SL port’s transshipment

ndia accounts for 62% of SL port’s transshipment

Cargo to and from India accounts for 62 per cent of Colombo port’s transshipment business, according to Priyath Bandu Wickrama, chairman of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA). At present,…

Usain Bolt wins at Anniversary Games at Olympic Stadium

Usain Bolt wins at Anniversary Games at Olympic Stadium

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt produced a season’s best to win the 100m on his return to the Olympic Stadium for the Anniversary Games. A year on from the London…

Rupert Grint to make West End debut in Mojo revival

Rupert Grint to make West End debut in Mojo revival

Rupert Grint is to make his West End stage debut alongside Ben Whishaw in a West End revival of Jez Butterworth’s Mojo. Daniel Mays and Downton Abbey’s Brendan Coyle will…

Pakistan violence: Deadly bombings in Parachinar market

Pakistan violence: Deadly bombings in Parachinar market

At least 39 people have been killed after two bombs exploded in a market in northern Pakistan, reports say. The explosions took place in Parachinar, the main town of the…

GL meets the Judge of International Court

GL meets the Judge of International Court

External  Affairs  Minister  Professor  G.L.Peiris  met  with  Judge  Hishashi  Owada,  Judge  of  the  International  Court  of  Justice  and  formerly  President  of  that  Court,  at  the  Hague  on  24 July 2013.…

Samudura brings 73 Australia-bound Sri Lankans ashore

Samudura brings 73 Australia-bound Sri Lankans ashore

Sri Lanka Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel Samudura brought all the 73 stranded Sri Lankans ashore safely on 26th July 2013. On the direction of the Navy, a merchant vessel heading for…

A Commission to probe alleged disappearances

A Commission to probe alleged disappearances

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has directed his Secretary Mr. Lalith Weeratunga to appoint a commission to look into the incidents of disappearance that are reported to have taken place during the…