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The ICC have confirmed the matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, which sees the 1996 world champions Sri Lanka play their nine league matches in five cities. The 10-team tournament, to be played on a single-league format with the top four progressing to the semi-finals, will run from 30 May to ...
Currently, CHEC operates in over 80 countries around the world and in Sri Lanka is responsible for building the eagerly awaited Port City project. By coming onboard the iconic Achilleion project, CHEC is affirming the credentials of the project and the vision of Blue Mountain, the Sri Lankan company said.

Sacred Buddhist relics from Sarnath will be in Sri Lanka for the first time for public veneration during the annual Vesak festival. The Indian government has made ... The Mahabodhi Society of India has loaned these sacred relics for exposition in the Sri Lankan capital. This is the second time that the ...
New clashes between Buddhist extremists and Muslims occurred in two different towns in Sri Lanka, Kandy and Ampara, in early 2018. ... The Buddhist Protestantism of the 19th century, the monks who invoked Buddhist texts to justify the Sri Lankan civil war, and the extremist movements surging today ... Muslims
On April 23, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced a bumper programme of home international fixtures for the 2018/2019 season against Zimbabwe, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Benoni has not been excluded. Willowmoore Park will host the third KFC T20 International between the Proteas and Zimbabwe ...

Despite the Sri Lankan elephant being noticeably smaller and darker than the African elephant, the setting feels similar: thick brush, muddy earth, a large pool ... But here, at the the Udawalawe National Park in southern Sri Lanka, a four-hour drive from the capital city of Colombo, the elephants are the ...
Singapore's High Court has explained its decision not to set aside a SIAC award in favour of a piracy security business which had been accused of bribing a Sri Lankan state entity to allow “a floating armoury” off the coast of the port city of Galle.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka announced Friday (Apr 20) it would establish new police posts and step up patrols at popular resorts after a spate of sexual attacks and ... In 2014, a Sri Lankan court sentenced a local politician and three of his supporters to 20 years in jail for the 2011 murder of British tourist Khuram ...
( April 20, 2018, Melbourne, Sri Lanka Guardian) Smart cities, digital cities, virtual cities, connected cities. Are these just trendy buzzwords? Perhaps. But these types of cities are supported by infrastructure that is more than bricks and mortar. These cities are smart (thoughtful, people-centric), digital (driven by ...
Sri Lanka is the world's fourth-biggest tea producer and its tea capital is Kandy, a charming lakeside city full of Buddhist shrines such as the Temple of the Sacred Tooth, believed to harbour one of the Buddha's teeth. In 1867, Scotsman James Taylor built the first tea plantation on the island (then known as ...
Almost 5% of the population of Sri Lanka work in the billion-dollar tea industry, picking leaves on the mountain slopes and processing the tea in plantation factories. ... The fresh tea leaves are taken to a factory near the plantation for processing, like the one seen below near the Sri Lankan city of Kandy.
“The Iranian parliament has approved signing of the exchange of prisoners' treaty with Sri Lanka and it can be put into practice,” said Ali Larijani, the Speaker of Iranian Parliament, on Thursday. The Iranian top lawmaker made the remarks in Sri Lankan capital city of Colombo while meeting with Karu ...
Browse the Ayurvedic skincare balms at the cult favorite Spa Ceylon before heading a few doors down to the city's hardest-to-book reservation (though Forbes can try to pull a few strings to get you a table if need be): Ministry of Crab, a temple to seafood opened by Sri Lankan cricket icons Mahela ...
The Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota district, just off the south-eastern coast of Sri Lanka, is an anomaly among venues for the 2011 World Cup. Most other grounds for cricket's showpiece event are in big urban centres like Chennai, Colombo and Chittagong, but the closest settlement to the ...
The rapport that was built by the Sri Lankan activists of yesteryear, and the most recently the energy and commitment of officials of the Sri Lanka America Association of Las Vegas, especially its youthful leader Aruna Abeyekoon, inspired three city councils of the State of Nevada to engage in something that ...
MADURAI: The Sri Lankan government on Friday released 109 of the 136 Indian fishermen who were arrested on charges of poaching in the country's ... Fishermen speculated that the release may a goodwill gesture of Sri Lanka since St Antony's festival on Katchatheevu islet in Sri Lankan waters is ...

The Sri Lankan rupee fell to a record low this week due to the political uncertainty. Namal Rajapaksa, the ex-president's eldest son and a parliamentarian, said if his father formed a government, Sri Lanka will continue to rely on China. But he was also quick to add that the government will not extend any ...
When I moved from Mumbai to Kolkata, I missed the sea the most. So, two months later, the prospect of visiting Sri Lanka got me excited about seeing the sea again. Three and half hours in a Sri Lankan Airlines flight through the blue skies, dotted with cotton clouds, was a good trailer for the majestic views ...
A building collapsed in a busy part of Sri Lanka's capital on Wednesday, killing at least seven people, police said. Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said firefighters and police were searching for people who might be trapped under the rubble. Police were unable to say how many people might still be ...
London City Airport has been closed after a World War Two bomb was found in the River Thames nearby. According to the Met Police, the discovery was made yesterday (Feb 11) at George V Dock during pre-planned work at the airport in east London. Specialist officers and the Royal Navy confirmed the ...
Softlogic Properties (Pvt) Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Softlogic Holdings PLC, brings city dwellers affordable luxury apartments in Colombo's most ... Everest Apartments is contracted to one of Sri Lanka's leading infrastructure development players,Sierra Construction,a C2R ranked company by CIDA ...
The Colombo Wetland Complex (CWC), which includes 20 square kilometres of freshwater marshes, lakes and paddy fields in the city, stretches around the Diyawanna lake, like an emerald necklace, extending to areas such as Beddagana, Thalawatugoda, Kotte, Kolonnawa and up to Talangama and ...
Sri Lanka's former strongman called Monday for snap parliamentary elections after the party he fielded as a proxy swept local elections in a major blow to the reformist government elected just three years ago. Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the government had lost its mandate to govern and that the people ...
When complete, the city will have reclaimed 269 hectares with 116 hectares being handed over to China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), which is the parent company of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC). The remaining land will be owned by the Sri Lankan Government and ...
The story takes place in an old house in an old city in Iran. Because of the wedding of the youngest sister, Pasandide, all of her sisters come to their old house to help their mother. 'The Sweet Taste of Imagination' (Tame Shirin Khial), drama film directed by Kamal Tabrizi and produced by Mohammad-Ali ...
Lawyers representing asylum seekers who helped American whistle-blower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong on Thursday claimed local police targeted them instead of looking into their concerns that Sri Lankan authorities were hunting them down in the city. The asylum seekers, including a former Sri ...
Seven Tamil Nadu fishermen were today arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy, which also snapped the fishing nets of at least 50 vessels while they were allegedly fishing near Katchatheevu islet. The fishermen from this island town had ventured into the sea in 370 boats yesterday and were fishing close to ...
During the interaction with Sri Lankan civic leaders in these long years, she said, she learned many aspects of Sri Lanka and her historic evolution. ... Sri Lankans in the City of Las Vegas in the State of Nevada organized, and it is to the credit of the fraternity built by the entire Sri Lankan community rallying ...
... as well as in the towns have been implemented broadly. "Today, the people rally around to build a clean political movement with that change," he said while extending an invitation to the former President as well as to all who leveled criticisms to experience that change by visiting each village and town.
He also noted that Port City will provide a range of opportunities for UK-based professional services to work with Sri Lankan partners to take forward our shared ambitions to develop international business. “I am confident that engagement by the UK's professional services sector will help Port City to attract ...
The embassy organized its 70th Independence Day celebration in five major cities of Turkey: Ankara, Istanbul, Trabzon, Bursa, and Erzurum, he said. Turkish Deputy Education Minister Erdem also celebrated the independence of Sri Lanka and spoke about bilateral relations. Erdem thanked the Sri Lankan ...
A rash drive found the edge and Hashim Amla at point, who took a simple catch to start the dominoes that became the Sri Lankan batting line-up. Surrender of the day Sri Lanka lost eight wickets in little over a session and as each one fell, their determination diminished, the fight fizzled and their eagerness ...
The event was officially inaugurated by ASP Liyanage, Sri Lankan Ambassador to Qatar, at Lulu Hypermarket, Barwa City branch. The week-long Festival is being held on a theme “Rasavat Sri Lanka” (Flavoursome Sri Lanka) at all Lulu outlets across the country. The inaugural ceremony was also attended ...
To begin an exploration of Sri Lanka's tea country, venture to the hilltop town of Kandy, a city in central Sri Lanka known for its myriad sacred shrines dedicated to Buddha. ... Rise early to take a short drive to the base of Adam's Peak, an iconic Sri Lankan landmark famed for its history of ancient pilgrimages.
Collin Koh, a maritime security expert at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, said China's stakes in the Sri Lankan ports could be seen as an interim solution to guarantee China's energy security at the Bay of Bengal near Sri Lanka. But it was also likely to serve as a stopover point for Chinese ...
Set off the bustle of the main road on the south coast of Sri Lanka, the new(ish) Anantara property is the stuff of picture postcards. ... Although Tangalle falls on the busy tourist route between the capital city of Colombo and the popular Yala National Park, this stretch has managed to stay away from the ...
The worst drought in 40 years has forced thousands in Sri Lanka to abandon their livelihoods and seek work in cities. Credit: ... The father of two had suffered two straight harvest losses and was over 1,300 dollars in the red when he decided to move out of his village and look for work in nearby towns.
Work on the US $ 1.4 billion China-funded Colombo Port City is steaming ahead. The developing company, China Harbour, is expected to invest a ... the proposed Colombo International Financial Centre. The Central Bank expects FDI flows into the Port City and Hambantota port to drive Sri Lanka's growth.
On December 31, 13 fishermen from this island town were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu close to the island nation's coast.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was on an inspection tour of Port city in Colombo today where he said new laws that would govern the new city which is being constructed on reclaimed land will be presented to Parliament this year. Minister of Megapolis and Western Region Development Patali ...
The deal follows an earlier Chinese investment of US$1.4 billion to carry out reclamation work for the wider Colombo International Financial City development, located next to Sri Lanka's harbour, the only deep sea container port in the region. The countries hope the project, initiated by former Sri Lankan ...
2 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday made an inspection tour of the mega Port City which is being constructed close ... This project which is also expected to be a financial center, will convert Sri Lanka into a global hub in the region, Wickremesinghe told reporters at the ...
Sri Lanka's former strongman called Monday for snap parliamentary elections after the party he fielded as a proxy swept local elections in a major blow to the reformist government elected just three years ago. Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the government had lost its mandate to govern and that the people ...
According to the Public Relations Department of Iranian Army Navy, the 50 flotilla comprising of 'Naghdi' and 'Bayandor' destroyers have arrived in Sri Lankan port city to promote friendship and peace between the two countries of Iran and Sri Lanka. According to the same report, a group of students from ...
$272 million for a railway in 2013 and more than $1 billion for the Colombo Port City project, ventures that hired mostly Chinese workers (one Sri Lankan report put the number of Chinese workers dedicated to projects in 2009 at 25,000), and all with money Sri Lanka could barely afford to repay. By 2015 ...
COLOMBO, Dec. 31 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lankan government has approved a proposal to construct 15 urban parks including recreational centers in selected cities and towns across the island as part of a mega beautification program, local media reported Sunday. The proposal is also aimed at attracting a ...
Prasad Kariyawasam is Sri Lanka's Foreign Secretary. Following are extensive excerpts from his address to the UN's Peacebuilding ...
A Christmas card featuring a design by one of the many children in Sri Lanka helped through a charity founded by a Lowestoft-based care ...
28 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka has the potential to grow into a regional ... construction of Port City in Colombo, and highways would contribute to higher growth for the country. ... Zhang called on Sri Lankan government to improve its business ... Farmhouse tourism brings tourists to east China's Qianchuan Town ...


 

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