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Google 26/05/2018 06:08:30

Sri Lanka scale back squad after Silva pullout - The News International (blog)


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Sri Lanka scale back squad after Silva pullout
The News International (blog)
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's cricket board will not replace all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva who withdrew from a tour of the West Indies following the murder of his father, officials said on Friday. Ranjan de Silva, a local politician, was shot dead near ...
Sri Lanka Scales Back Squad After Silva PulloutNews18
De Silva's dad shot dead near ColomboThe Telegraph India
Dhananjaya withdraws from WI tour after father killedDaily Times

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Google 26/05/2018 00:02:39

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka accepts $1 bln, 8-yr syndicated loan from China Dev Bank - Reuters


UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka accepts $1 bln, 8-yr syndicated loan from China Dev Bank
Reuters
(Adds details, byline). By Shihar Aneez. COLOMBO, May 25 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka has accepted an eight-year China Development Bank $1 billion syndicated loan to repay loans maturing this year, two top Finance Ministry officials said on Friday. The bank ...

Google 25/05/2018 16:33:15

Sri Lanka showcases its fight against corruption at UN debate - Colombo Gazette


Colombo Gazette

Sri Lanka showcases its fight against corruption at UN debate
Colombo Gazette
In recognition of the active role on anti-corruption played by Sri Lanka, it was noted that the UNODC had decided to hold a meeting of global experts in Colombo in July 2018. Both Brandolino and Jayamanne agreed to work closely in achieving shared ...

Google 25/05/2018 07:54:35

Sri Lankan marine biologist wins Global Alumni Award - Colombo Gazette


Colombo Gazette

Sri Lankan marine biologist wins Global Alumni Award
Colombo Gazette
Winner of the Global Alumni Award for the Professional Achievement category is Asha de Vos, a marine biologist from Sri Lanka who is passionate about conserving the world's oceans, and blue whale research in the Northern Indian Ocean. ... countries ...

Google 25/05/2018 06:52:50

Over 6000 Chinese employed in Sri Lanka on projects - Colombo Gazette


Colombo Gazette

Over 6000 Chinese employed in Sri Lanka on projects
Colombo Gazette
Over 6000 Chinese are employed in Sri Lanka on various projects, the Chinese Embassy in Colombo said. Yang Zuoyuan, the Economic and Commercial Counselor at the Chinese Embassy in Colombo said that most Chinese are in Sri Lanka to provide ...
Sri Lankan shares slip; diversified stocks top dragReuters
Adverse weather claims 11 lives in Sri Lankapna.gov.ph
China to Build LNG-Fueled Power Plant at HambantotaThe Maritime Executive
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Google 24/05/2018 18:39:03

Colombo's wetlands float to top of flood prevention plan - Reuters


Colombo's wetlands float to top of flood prevention plan
Reuters
BADDAGANA, Sri Lanka (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On the surface, Sri Lanka's capital Colombo looks like any other fast-growing South Asian city, with buildings stretching as far as the eye can see and skyscrapers rearing up along its coast.

Google 22/05/2018 10:34:19

Heavy rains, landslides kill five in Sri Lanka - Reuters


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Heavy rains, landslides kill five in Sri Lanka
Reuters
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Heavy monsoon rains in Sri Lanka have killed five people, prompting authorities to warn against landslides and floods in low-lying areas after spill gates had to be opened across the Indian Ocean island. People look at the rough sea ...
Sri Lanka Storms, Landslides Kill 5, Leave 1000 DisplacedVoice of America

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Google 21/05/2018 08:03:16

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