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Sri Lanka to Conserve Climate-Friendly Mangroves Ecosystem

ABC News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Sri Lanka's government and environmentalists are working to protect tens of thousands of acres of mangrove forests - the seawater-tolerant trees that help protect and build landmasses, absorb carbon from the environment and reduce the impact of ...
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Nic Pothas leaves Leicestershire for Sri Lanka fielding coach role

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Leicestershire academy director Nic Pothas is to join Sri Lanka as fielding coach at the end of the week. The 42-year-old, who also spent time coaching the Foxes' first team and second XI, will link up with Sri Lanka for a home series against Australia ...
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First Test, Australia vs Sri Lanka: Play begin amid ugly squabble over Muttiah Muralitharan

The Australian - ‎12 hours ago‎
Australia has only ever lost one of the 13 Test matches it has played in Sri Lanka since the first tour here in 1983 _ and that was in Kandy at the old Asgiriya stadium when Steve Waugh and Jason Gillespie were hospitalised following a fielding accident.

Australia 66-2 at stumps on day 1 replying Sri Lanka's 117

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎8 hours ago‎
PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka - Australia recovered from the loss of two early wickets to reach 66 for two when rain brought an early close to the opening day of the test series, cutting the first-innings deficit to 51 runs after dismissing Sri Lanka for a ...

India and China to get special economic zones in Sri Lanka

The New Indian Express - ‎5 hours ago‎
COLOMBO: India and China will be allotted Special Economic Zones in Sri Lanka for them to set up industries, the Minister International Trade and Strategic Development, Malik Samarawickrama told newspersons here on Tuesday.
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ICRC presses Sri Lanka on fate of 16000 war missing

Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
The International Red Cross Tuesday urged Sri Lanka on Tuesday to disclose the fate of more than 16,000 people still officially missing since the island's ethnic war ended seven years ago.
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Canadian Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion in Sri Lanka tomorrow

Ceylon Daily News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Canadian Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion will arrive in Sri Lanka on an official visit tomorrow evening, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced today.

Test Series Sri Lanka v Australia scoreboard

Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
July 26 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at stumps on the first day in the first Test between Sri Lanka and Australia on Tuesday in Pallekele, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 1st innings D. Karunaratne lbw b Starc 5 K. Silva c Voges b Hazlewood 4 K. Mendis lbw b Hazlewood ...

Cricket: Hazlewood, Lyon help Australia rattle Sri Lanka in opener

Times of Oman - ‎7 hours ago‎
Australian teammates congratulate their bowler Josh Hazlewood, centre, for taking a Sri Lankan wicket on Day One of the first Test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Pallekele. - AP/PTI. x. Australian teammates congratulate their bowler Josh Hazlewood, ...

Ex-Hants man Pothas heads for Sri Lanka

Daily Echo - ‎8 hours ago‎
FORMER Hampshire wicket keeper Nic Pothas is to leave Leicestershire to become Sri Lanka's fielding coach, the county have announced.
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Canada, UK renew calls for reconciliation in Sri Lanka

The Hindu - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Even as Sri Lanka observes 33rd anniversary of the anti-Tamil riots which triggered a long civil war, Canada and the United Kingdom, both known for having a significant number of Tamil diaspora, have renewed their call to Sri Lanka to fulfill ...

Sri Lanka to resume oil imports from Iran

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - ‎12 hours ago‎
Sri Lanka's oil minister has said that his country plans to resume oil imports from Iran, following the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions.
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Siam City Cement to buy Sri Lanka firm

Bangkok Post - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Siam City Cement Plc (SCCC) , the country's second-largest cement maker, said on Monday it has signed a deal to buy a Sri Lankan cement company from Holderfin BV, a unit of LafargeHolcim, for 13.1 billion baht. SCCC said in a statement that the deal ...
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Ben Duckett smashes double ton as England Lions score 425

SkySports - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Ben Duckett smashed an unbeaten 220 off 131 balls as England Lions racked up a massive 425-1 against Sri Lanka A, on their way to a 140-run win in Canterbury.

Cricket-Australia dismiss Sri Lanka for 117 in opener

Yahoo News - ‎12 hours ago‎
July 26 (Reuters) - Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood picked up three wickets as Australia ripped through Sri Lanka's brittle top order on the first morning of the opening test at Pallekele on Tuesday.
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U-18 Rugby: Sri Lanka win Plate championship at Asian Schools 7s

The Sunday Times Sri Lanka - ‎10 hours ago‎
Sri Lanka had to walk out as Plate champions at the 2nd Asian Schools Under-18 7s Rugby Championship after recording a smashing 33-7 win against Singapore at the Kings Park in Hong Kong on Sunday (24).

V.G.Santhosam gifts 16 thiruvalluvar statues to Sri Lanka

The New Indian Express - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
COLOMBO: Dr.V.G.Santhosam, proprietor of the Chennai-based V.G.Panneerdas and Co., has gifted sixteen 8 ft Thiruvalluvar statutes to Sri Lanka to be put up in 13 schools in the Northern and Eastern Provinces, the Hill Country, Colombo city and Puttalam ...

Sri Lankan shares hit two-week closing low; turnover down

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
Shares in conglomerate John Keells Holdings Plc fell 0.77 percent, while Hemas Holdings Plc dropped 3.59 percent, and leading fixed line telephone operator Sri Lanka Telecom Plc lost 1.54 percent, dragging the overall index down. ($1 = 145.6500 Sri ...

Sri Lanka stocks lower at close of trade; CSE All-Share down 0.14% - ‎9 hours ago‎
The best performers of the session on the CSE All-Share were SMB Leasing PLC (CM:SEMB), which rose 14.29% or 0.1000 points to trade at 0.8000 at the close.