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Andy Murray qualifies for World Tour Finals after beating Dimitrov

Andy Murray qualifies for World Tour Finals after beating Dimitrov

Andy Murray booked his place at the ATP World Tour Finals with an emphatic win over Wimbledon conqueror Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters. The Briton, who lost in straight…

Burkina Faso leader ‘to stay on’

Burkina Faso leader ‘to stay on’

Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, following a day of violent protests demanding his resignation. Earlier, demonstrators angered…

Sri Lanka signs MoU on establishment of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Beijing

Sri Lanka signs MoU on establishment of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Beijing

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was signed by Finance Ministers or their authorized Representatives of the 21 prospective Founding Member…

UN Officials meet Jaffna Commander

UN Officials meet Jaffna Commander

A UN Delegation on a visit to Jaffna on Wednesday (29) met Commander Security Force – Jaffna Major General Udaya Perera to get and update of security situation in Jaffna.   The…

Mathews expects tough India tour

Mathews expects tough India tour

In the absence of Lasith Malinga and Rangana Herath, the Sri Lankan team management is hoping for the experienced batsmen to flourish and inexperienced bowlers to step up. “Those two…

Ebola cases ‘slowing in Liberia’

Ebola cases ‘slowing in Liberia’

The World Health Organization (WHO) says there has been a decline in the spread of Ebola in Liberia, the country hardest hit in the outbreak. The WHO’s Bruce Aylward said…

Sri Lanka to host ‘Galle Dialogue’ International Maritime Conference in December

Sri Lanka to host ‘Galle Dialogue’ International Maritime Conference in December

Sri Lanka, being an important player and stakeholder with its strategic location, will discuss and exchange matters of regional maritime security concerns at the Galle Dialogue International Maritime Conference this…

Met Dept warns of thundershowers

Met Dept warns of thundershowers

Thundershowers will develop at most places inland during the afternoon or evening. The showers will spread to western parts later. Showers will occur in coastal areas around the island during the…

Only 3,200 tigers left in the wild: WWF report

Only 3,200 tigers left in the wild: WWF report

Of the 100,000 tigers that once roamed in the wild a century ago, only 3,200 are left behind, the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature has revealed in a report.…

Paris Masters: New dad Novak Djokovic returns to action

Paris Masters: New dad Novak Djokovic returns to action

Novak Djokovic says he is not concerned about his number one ranking as he returns to action after becoming a father for the first time. The Serb, 27, plays his…

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