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Commonwealth to observe Sri Lanka election

Commonwealth to observe Sri Lanka election

Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, former President of Guyana, will lead the Observer Group, which follows a formal invitation from Sri Lanka’s Commissioner of Elections, Mahinda Deshapriya. Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma reiterated the…

UN chief calls for ‘peaceful and credible’ election

UN chief calls for ‘peaceful and credible’ election

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has conveyed his “strong expectation” that the Government of Sri Lanka will ensure “the peaceful and credible conduct” of its upcoming Presidential election, scheduled for the beginning…

Award winning Sri Lankan film, “Sri Siddhartha Gautama” debuts in Guangzhou, China

Award winning Sri Lankan film, “Sri Siddhartha Gautama” debuts in Guangzhou, China

The award winning cinematic classic, “Sri Siddhartha Gautama”, shot on location in Sri Lanka, featuring well known Sri Lankan actors and directed by Sri Lankan Director, Saman Weeraman and produced…

AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501 to Singapore missing

AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501 to Singapore missing

An AirAsia Indonesia airliner flying from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people on board has gone missing. Flight QZ8501 lost contact with air traffic control at 06:24 local time (23:24…

Air routes to link Chengdu with Mauritius, Sri Lanka

Air routes to link Chengdu with Mauritius, Sri Lanka

China’s southwestern city of Chengdu is expected to launch direct air routes with Mauritius and Sri Lanka in February next year, local authorities announced on Sunday. Chengdu will be the…

Indian culture helped me win title, says Miss America

Indian culture helped me win title, says Miss America

“The fact that I am rooted in Indian culture helped me win Miss America pageant,” said Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri. Ms. Davuluri had floored her judges and the audience…

Sri Lanka participates at TT Warsaw 2014 tourism fair

Sri Lanka participates at TT Warsaw 2014 tourism fair

The 22nd edition of “TT Warsaw” was held in Poland recently at the MT Polska Trade Fair and Congress Centre, Warsaw. TT Warsaw is the biggest Tourism Fair that takes place…

Aung San Suu Kyi: More action needed for Myanmar reform

Aung San Suu Kyi: More action needed for Myanmar reform

Aung San Suu Kyi, the opposition leader in Myanmar (also known as Burma), has told the BBC that the international community must do more to aid reform. Speaking to the…

Sri Lanka stocks rise in thin trade; rupee little changed

Sri Lanka stocks rise in thin trade; rupee little changed

Dec 26 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan stocks firmed up in thin trading on Friday, led by a block deal in Dialog Axiata Plc shares, even as many investors stayed off in…

Kareena attends Christmas Mass

Kareena attends Christmas Mass

Every year Kareena Kapoor Khan attends the Christmas Mass and stuns us with her sartorial choices. We decode her latest look.…

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