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  • Steyn rates match-winning Galle Test performance among his best

    Sri Lankan News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has rated his performance in the Galle Test against Sri Lanka among his best and has said that former fast bowling great Allan Donald's videos inspired him ahead ...

  • Lakmal targets gradual improvement for pace attack

    Cricinfo - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Shane Bond dreamed of knocking batsmen out, so they would fall on their stumps. Dale Steyn loves nothing more than to "pitch leg, hit off". Bouncers. Banana swing. Batsmen backing away in ...

  • Sri Lankas Militant Monk Rejects Dalai Lama as Spiritual Leader

    General Sources - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    File photo of the Dalai Lama Colombo: A firebrand Sri Lankan monk on Tuesday criticised the Dalai Lama for urging the island's Buddhists to halt violence against minority Muslims and rejected ...

  • Cricket Sri Lanka pacer Eranga ruled out of second Test

    General Sources - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Sri Lanka's frontline seamer Shaminda Eranga was Tuesday ruled out of the deciding second Test against South Africa due to a hand injury, dealing a fresh blow to the beleaguered hosts.Eranga, ...

  • Sri Lanka call up Niroshan Dickwella

    General Sources - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Niroshan Dickwella , who was flown in from England ahead of the second Test against South Africa. Dickwella was on Sri Lanka A's ongoing tour of England, but will now be available for the SSC ...

  • Sri Lankan hardline Buddhist links Dalai Lama to Muslim extremism

    General Sources - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - A hardline Sri Lankan Buddhist monk leading an anti-Muslim campaign accused the Dalai Lama on Tuesday of being influenced by Islamist extremists and said the Tibetan could not be ...

  • Sri Lanka president skips Commonwealth Games amid protest threats

    General Sources - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Colombo (AFP) - Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse will skip the Commonwealth Games starting this week in Glasgow despite being chair of the bloc, his office said Tuesday, after activists ...

  • De Kock set to retain gloves in Colombo

    General Sources - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    South Africa are set to go into the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo with Quinton de Kock as wicketkeeper, as AB de Villiers feels he is not in the right form to take the gloves back. De ...

  • Sri Lanka investigates navy over gang-rape of girl

    Channel News Asia - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Sri Lankan police were on Tuesday investigating the gang-rape of an 11-year-old girl allegedly by seven sailors in the island's former war ...

  • Sri Lanka East Container Terminal Project on Right Track

    Dredging Today - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The construction of Sri Lanka Ports Authority owned single berth of the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) is known as the East Container Terminal (ECT) and with the completion of its Phase I ...

  • John Bendtsen appointed general manager of Centara Ceysands Resort Spa Sri Lanka

    eTN - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of John Bendtsen as general manager of Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka. ...

  • Sri Lankan Navy arrests 38 TN fishermen

    The Hindu - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Thirty-eight fishermen from Kottaipattinam and Rameswaram were arrested by Sri Lankan navy personnel early on Tuesday on charges of crossing International Maritime Boundary ...

  • Subway sandwiches make aromatic entry into Sri Lanka

    Asia News Network - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Sri Lanka is privileged to have the entry of Subway-- a globally recognised Quick Service Restaurant brand-- as it will matter for the country in terms of creating local entrepreneurs and more jobs, ...

  • Alleged child molester surrenders to police

    Ada Derana - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The estate workers in Rakwana, Ratnapura today boycott their duties in protest over police inaction to apprehend an individual who is alleged to have molested a 14-year old girl from the same ...

  • Preschool children among 47 hospitalised in wasp attack

    Ada Derana - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    At least 47 persons including 28 children were injured and hospitalised following a wasp attack at a preschool, being conducted at the Mallikarama Temple near the Kataragama Hospital this morning. ...

  • Chili powder mixed with flour fabric colouring nabbed

    Ada Derana - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The Consumer Affairs Authority has nabbed 15,000 kilograms of chili powder not suitable for human consumption from a grinding mill in Sedawatta, Wellampitiya. The chili powder was mixed with flour ...

  • Commodity tax on sugar imports increased

    Ada Derana - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The special commodity tax on imported sugar has been increased by Rs. 3 per kilogram with effect from July 16, the Finance Ministry stated. Accordingly the tax per kilogram of sugar has been ...

  • Morrison to discuss Lankan refugees with Sushma

    Ada Derana - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Australia will be raising the issue of the 153 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers with India on Tuesday, when Australian immigration minister Scott Morrison will be meeting with external affairs ...

  • The Tuticorin-Sri Lanka link

    General Sources - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Tracing the history of maritime trade with Sri Lanka through traditional mode of shipment by vessels from Tuticorin, S. Lasington Fernando, secretary, Coastal Mechanised Sail Vessel Owners ...

  • National Shame Rapists in Sri Lankan Armed Forces

    Sri Lankan Guardian - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The following statement issued by the Asian Human Rights Commission, a human rights body headquartered in Hong Kong S.A.R. ( July 22, 2014, Hong Kong SAR, Sri Lanka Guardian) There have been ...

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