Sri Lanka needs to rethink its policy with India – Opposition Leader

May 17, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka’s opposition and the United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremasinghe says Sri Lanka needs to rethink its policy with India after that country’s regime changes with the victory of Bharathiya Janatha Party (BJP). Speaking to a local radio, the Opposition Leader said the Sri Lankan government has to think […]
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New cruise itinerary: Seychelles to Sri Lanka

:Looking for an off-the-beaten-path adventure for 2015? Expedition cruise line Lindblad is out with a new “Indian Ocean Odyssey: Seychelles, Maldives, and Sri Lanka” itinerary that pairs stops in the islands of the Seychelles with an Indian Ocean crossing to little-visited Sri Lanka. The adventure-travel pioneer will offer a single sailing of the 21-day trip […]
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Michael Carberry in England limited-overs squads to face Sri Lanka.

:England appear to have forgiven Michael Carberry‘s unusuallyoutspoken criticism of the selectors and management after the Ashes tour by including him in the two separate squads for the Twenty20 and one-day internationals against Sri Lanka. Whether Carberry will actually play a match remains a moot point because this selection could yet restore him to the position he […]
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Tata Housing to invest $400mn to develop township in Sri Lanka.

Tata group’s realty firm Tata Housing today announced its foray into Sri Lanka with an investment of over $400 million (about Rs 2,400 crore) to develop a township project at Colombo. The project will be developed in partnership with Urban Development Authority of Sri Lanka. Tata Housing, a subsidiary of Tata Sons, had already ventured into the Maldives with a real […]
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Sri Lanka deny Paul Farbrace’s inside information will help England

Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lanka captain, has said Paul Farbrace’s decision to defect and join England was understandable and denied that their former coach would be able to provide inside information during the forthcoming series between the sides. Farbrace’s departure last month to become Peter Moores’ No2 with England caused controversy, with Sri Lanka initially […]
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Sri Lanka’s military says it has unearthed the biggest cache of pistol ammunition buried in the former war zone.

  Sri Lanka’s military says it has unearthed the biggest cache of pistol ammunition buried in the former war zone amid government claims Tiger rebels are trying regroup. Naval troops found the buried ammunition on Friday in the coastal area of Mullaittivu where the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) leadership was wiped out […]
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Sri Lanka stocks close up 0.3-pct

The Colombo benchmark All Share Price Index closed 18.29 points higher at 6,303.16 up 0.29 percent. The S&P SL20 closed 23.65 points higher at 3,480.91, up 0.68 percent. Turnover was 866.48 million rupees, down from 7.14 billion rupees last Friday with 100 stocks close positive against 90 negative. Chevron Lubricants Lanka closed 4.80 rupees higher […]
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