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The agony of Sri Lanka's landslide survivors

Aljazeera.com - ‎19 hours ago‎
Aranayake, Sri Lanka - In Siripura, one of three Sri Lankan villages completely buried by a massive landslide a week ago, a grieving Priyanthi Sudeepani, 42, continues to hold on to hope for her son's return.

Sri Lanka goes mega in smart city push

ReadWrite - ‎5 hours ago‎
As reported by Money Control Sri Lanka signed an agreement to gain smart city expertise from Siemens, the German engineering and technology giant.

England v Sri Lanka will be a mismatch but Alastair Cook and co must strive for perfection

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎10 hours ago‎
England beat Sri Lanka in the first Test match with one-and-a-half batsmen and one-and-a-half bowlers so it should not be a surprise when they win comfortably again this week.
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Sri Lanka: Office of Missing Persons seeks 'disappeared'

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Sri Lanka is to set up an office to locate thousands of people still missing seven years after the defeat of separatist Tamil Tiger rebels, the foreign ministry has announced.
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Will Sri Lanka Test be Durham's last?

ESPNcricinfo.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
They need help from the ECB to remain viable and are currently in talks to both reschedule their staging payment for the Sri Lanka Test and help with the debt. They can ill-afford to take a hit on this game. Durham were not dealt a handful of aces with ...
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'$1.5 billion could be needed for Sri Lanka housing'

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sri Lanka's Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake on Wednesday termed as premature any forecast of the impact of the recent floods on the country's economy.
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Ireland seamer Craig Young ruled out of Sri Lanka ODIs

BBC Sport - ‎12 hours ago‎
Ireland seamer Craig Young has been ruled out of the two one-day internationals against Sri Lanka in June with an elbow injury.
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Sri Lanka: Over 100 dead following torrential rain

CNN - ‎May 23, 2016‎
For the rest of the week, Sri Lanka will likely be experiencing scattered rainfall that occurs just a couple weeks before the monsoon season, CNN meteorologist Sean Morris says.
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Deadly cyclone hits Sri Lanka, Bangladesh; aid urgently needed

Asahi Shimbun - ‎19 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI--Tens of thousands of people in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka need aid including clean drinking water, dry food rations and medicines after a deadly cyclone hammered the South Asia region, aid agencies said on Tuesday.
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Henriques, fit-again Starc recalled for Sri Lanka tour

ESPNcricinfo.com - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Moises Henriques was a hotel room key away from being among the players suspended for "Homework-gate" on the 2013 India tour, but may now play a key role in Australia's effort to build subcontinental momentum by beating Sri Lanka at home in July and ...

Sri Lanka's reconciliation task force extends deadline

Daily News & Analysis - ‎9 hours ago‎
A task force appointed by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on reconciliation mechanisms with the Tamil minority community on Wednesday said it has extended the deadline for public submissions until June 24.

Golden Jubilee Of Sri Lanka Tourism

Asian Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sri Lanka tourism celebrates the Golden Jubilee of the founding of the (then) Ceylon Tourist Board in 1966, with a commemorative event at the BMICH on Friday, May 27 and will issue a celebratory volume and a special stamp to mark the event.
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Ben Stokes: England man 'devastated' to miss Sri Lanka series

BBC Sport - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Stokes will miss the remaining two Tests, five one day internationals and T20 international against Sri Lanka, but aims to return to the England side in time to face Pakistan later this summer.
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Sri Lanka's Dushmantha Chameera ruled out of England tour

The Indian Express - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Dushmantha Chameera, Chameera, Chameera Sri Lanka, Chameera England Sri Lanka, Chameera Sri Dushmantha Chameera picked up three wickets in the first Test against England which Sri Lanka lost by an innings and 88-runs. (Source: AP).
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To the rescue of Sri Lanka

The New Indian Express - ‎May 23, 2016‎
India's foreign policy under the current dispensation has accorded the right priority to nurturing and improving relationships with neighbours such as Sri Lanka and Nepal. Even otherwise, India has always been proactive in providing humanitarian ...
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Rescue efforts hampered after Sri Lanka landslides

Aljazeera.com - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Hopes of survivors were fading as rescue efforts have been hampered after heavy rains continued to pound the central Sri Lankan region where villages have been swallowed by mud in several landslides. Military spokesman Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera ...

Sri Lanka forum on IFC, Canada finance for clean energy

EconomyNext - ‎16 hours ago‎
ECONOMYNEXT - Opportunities for financing clean energy projects from the International Finance Corporation and Canada will be showcased at a forum on May 31, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce said.

Food and teas from Sri Lanka featured at Mississauga's Benares Historic House

Mississauga - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Tea aficionados can try some of the best that Sri Lanka has to offer at an event on Sunday at Benares Historic House in Mississauga.
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Vesak festival in Sri Lanka

euronews - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Owing to heavy rainfall and devastating floods across Sri Lanka, the streets of the capital Colombo are less crowded for this year's celebration of the Buddhist festival, Vesak.
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Tamil Nadu Fishermen Released By Sri Lanka Return

Huffington Post India - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Thirty-four Tamil Nadu fishermen, released by Sri Lankan courts after being detained by the island nation Navy last month, arrived at nearby Karaikal Port on Tuesday.
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