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Ranil meets Pillay

Ranil meets Pillay

UN Human Rights Chief Navaneetham Pillay met Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe at his residence yesterday.…

North Korea ‘cancels’ US envoy’s visit

North Korea ‘cancels’ US envoy’s visit

North Korea has revoked an invitation for a US envoy to travel to Pyongyang to seek the release of an American man, the US state department says. Robert King, the…

US Open 2013: Andy Murray beats Leonardo Mayer in second round

US Open 2013: Andy Murray beats Leonardo Mayer in second round

Defending champion Andy Murray withstood some heavy hitting from Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer to reach the third round of the US Open in four sets. Murray, seeded third, dropped his first…

Sir Paul McCartney reveals new single and album

Sir Paul McCartney reveals new single and album

Sir Paul McCartney has announced details of a new solo album and shared a track from the record called New. He told BBC 6 Music’s Matt Everitt: “It’s catchy, it’s summery, it’s…

Korean Prime Minister meets President Mahinda Rajapaksa

Korean Prime Minister meets President Mahinda Rajapaksa

Prime Minister Chung Hong-won of South Korea, who is on a 3-day official visit to Sri Lanka called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the President’s Office  (August 30).   Subsequently…

New Zealand Foreign Minister Calls on President Rajapaksa

New Zealand Foreign Minister Calls on President Rajapaksa

New Zealand’s Foreign Minister Mr. Murray McCully called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees  (Aug. 29) . During the meeting, Mr. McCully told President Rajapaksa that New Zealand stands…

Aaron Finch hits 156 as Australia beat England in T20 opener

Aaron Finch hits 156 as Australia beat England in T20 opener

Aaron Finch smashed a world record 156 as Australia beat England by 39 runs in the first of their two Twenty20 internationals in Southampton. The opener hit 14 sixes and…

India to sell dollars to state oil firms in rupee boostind

India to sell dollars to state oil firms in rupee boostind

India’s central bank says it will sell US dollars to three state-run oil firms as it looks to stem the decline in the Indian rupee. It said the sales would…

Simon Cowell ‘won’t rule out X Factor return’

Simon Cowell ‘won’t rule out X Factor return’

Simon Cowell has hinted he may return to The X Factor as a judge this year. The singing show has suffered falling ratings since he left two years ago, although…

Pakistan Defence Adviser calls on Army Commander

Pakistan Defence Adviser calls on Army Commander

 The Defence Advisor of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Colonel Sheharyar Parvez Butt called on the  Commander of Sri Lanka Army. Defence Advisor congratulated both decorated officers on assuming their new…

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