Daily flights to Malaysia via Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines has increased its frequency to Sri Lanka from Malaysia from 5 times a week to daily flights effective March 27, 2011, to cater for the continued growth in demand between the two countries. The additional two days, which commences from Colombo on 28 March, will be on every Monday and Wednesday. These two […]
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India Sri Lanka final: Wankhede pitch will be a slow turner, says curator

MUMBAI: The Wankhede Stadium wicket for Saturday’s World Cup final will be a slow turner, like most wickets in the subcontinent during this time of the year, says curator Sudhir Naik. Naik, a former India player, however, insists the pitch will still be full of runs and the team batting first should have the advantage. […]
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Sri Lanka’s Inflation Accelerates to a 26-Month High of 8.6%

Sri Lanka’s inflation accelerated to a 26-month high, increasing pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates. Consumer prices in the capital, Colombo, climbed 8.6 percent in March from a year earlier after gaining 7.8 percent in February, the statistics department said on its website today. The median estimate in a Bloomberg News survey […]
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Sri Lanka’s Opposition Leader says no more elections for top posts in future

Mar 31, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Opposition and United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe has said that future appointments to posts in the party would be made through a consensus and not through elections. Wickremasinghe speaking during the ceremony held for elected local government representatives to take oaths at the party headquarters, Sirikotha, said the […]
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Sri Lankan court warns assaulted female legislator

Mar 31, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court has today warned actress turned government parliamentarian Upeksha Swarnamalee also known as Pabha for releasing infroamtion to media. Gangodawila Magistrate Anura Kumara Herath has today asked Swarnamalee not to make any statements to the media about the ongoing court case or the court proceedings. Lawyers representing Swarnamalee’s husband, […]
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Horana Sri Palee Campus launches Sri Lanka’s first university radio

Mar 31, Colombo: Sri Palee Campus of University of Colombo launched Sri Lanka’s first university radio this morning under the patronage of Colombo University Vice Chancellor, Kshanika Hiriburegama. Rector of the campus Dr. Tudor Weerasinghe said that it will be broadcast on 96.1 FM. The campus radio station is run by a non-profit organization associated […]
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