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India submarine INS Sindhuratna: Navy says missing sailors are dead

India submarine INS Sindhuratna: Navy says missing sailors are dead

Two sailors who went missing after an accident on board a submarine off the coast of Mumbai on Wednesday are dead, India’s navy confirms. The INS Sindhuratna was being tested…

American Hustle director David O Russell exits US TV drama

American Hustle director David O Russell exits US TV drama

American Hustle director David O Russell has pulled out of the US TV drama he was was set to make, a month after it was commissioned. The Oscar nominee had…

Roger Federer to meet Novak Djokovic in Dubai semi-finals

Roger Federer to meet Novak Djokovic in Dubai semi-finals

Roger Federer will play world number two Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships after beating Lukas Rosol in straight sets. Fourth seed Federer beat Rosol of…

PM on Rajapaksa date, despite DMK

PM on Rajapaksa date, despite DMK

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa next week, risking the ire of a potential domestic ally in the Lok Sabha polls three months after he…

Chinese trade delegation to visit Sri Lanka

Chinese trade delegation to visit Sri Lanka

A 25-member Chinese trade delegation from Zhongshan of China’s Guangdong Province will arrive in Sri Lanka early next month to promote trade with the island, a statement said on Thursday.…

Farmers using organic fertilizer will get Standard Certificates

Farmers using organic fertilizer will get Standard Certificates

Ministry of Technological Research and Atomic Energy said that a standard certificate will be issued from today onwards for organic fertilizer cultivation devoid of using chemical fertilizer and pesticides. The…

India submarine: Navy boss DK Joshi quits over accident

India submarine: Navy boss DK Joshi quits over accident

India’s navy chief has resigned after an accident on board a submarine off the coast of Mumbai that injured seven sailors and left two missing. Admiral DK Joshi had accepted…

Galle Port to get yacht, boat repair facility

Galle Port to get yacht, boat repair facility

The Port of Galle is scheduled to be developed as a tourist destination with upgraded facilities. Accordingly, a fully fledged Yacht Marina facility is being established by Sri Lanka Ports…

GL reminds of pain and anguish that Sri Lanka suffered under terrorism

GL reminds of pain and anguish that Sri Lanka suffered under terrorism

A Coffee Table book titled “1975- 2014 Sri Lanka” was launched on Tuesday, 25th February 2014 at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS) in Colombo,…

Sri Lankan denies intending to harm woman he killed in Yeovil

Sri Lankan denies intending to harm woman he killed in Yeovil

A petrol shop worker has denied intenting to harm a friend’s girlfriend who he killed in a knife attack at her home. Gobinath Vellasamy told a jury Mayurathy Perinpamoorthy had…

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