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    PM may attend Commonwealth summit

    PM may attend Commonwealth summit

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina may attend the Commonwealth Head of Governments Meeting in Sri Lanka from November 15 to 17. “The prime minister is very likely to attend the Commonwealth…

    Sri Lankan authorities free Australians Jacqui Park and Jane Worthington after visa violations

    Sri Lankan authorities free Australians Jacqui Park and Jane Worthington after visa violations

    Sri Lankan authorities have freed Australian media organisers Jacqui Park and Jane Worthington after detaining and interrogating them for two days over alleged visa violations. Sri Lanka, which has a…

    Orphaned Purley brothers’ company backed by Richard Branson

    Orphaned Purley brothers’ company backed by Richard Branson

    TWO brothers who lost their parents in the 2004 tsunami while on holiday in Sri Lanka have had their charitable flipflop company backed by Richard Branson. The orphaned boys –…

    Iam Botham’s walk across Sri Lanka begins today

    Iam Botham’s walk across Sri Lanka begins today

    Former cricket captain of England and the cricket commentator Sir Ian Botham will begin his eight day walk across Sri Lanka Friday. The 160 kilometer walk begins on November 01…

    James Bond producers to receive PGA Award

    James Bond producers to receive PGA Award

    The producers of the James Bond films are to receive the David O Selznick Achievement Award from the Producers Guild of America (PGA). Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said…

    Paris Masters: Rafael Nadal & Novak Djokovic reach quarters

    Paris Masters: Rafael Nadal & Novak Djokovic reach quarters

    Top seed Rafael Nadal and second seed Novak Djokovic have progressed to the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters. Nadal beat Jerzy Janowicz 7-5 6-4, while Djokovic was tested by John…

    Indonesia sees nationwide strike on salary hikes

    Indonesia sees nationwide strike on salary hikes

    Workers across Indonesia have begun a two-day strike demanding higher salaries, the latest industrial action to hit the South East Asian economy. The workers say their cost of living has…

    Wigneswaran invites Manmohan to visit Jaffna

    Wigneswaran invites Manmohan to visit Jaffna

    While a decision is still to be taken on whether the Prime Minister will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka’s Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.…

    Biography of the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa launched

    Biography of the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa launched

    The biography of the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa written by Punya de Silva was launched, Wednesday (30) at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH). The first copy of the book…