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  1. Are Cities Making Animals Smarter?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Atlantic

    Every so often, a few would go missing overnight from the office's tiny outdoor pond. But goldfish were cheap, so no one in the building-an environmental nonprofit in the bustling, sweaty center of Colombo, Sri Lanka-bothered investigating.

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  2. Sri Lankan rupee hits record low for second session on importer demandRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... further, other dealers said. The Sri Lankan market is also concerned about the Indian rupee's fall as India is Sri Lanka's biggest trading partner. India's rupee, the region's worst performing currency this year, weakened as much 0.6 percent to a ...

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  3. Tonga PM fears asset seizures as Pacific debts to China mountRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... asset seizures could not be ruled out, Pohiva told Reuters in a phone interview from Tonga. "If it happens in Sri Lanka, it can happen in the Pacific - so it is entirely an option for China to consider," said Pohiva, who did not identify any ...

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  4. Hardik Pandya not there yet as an allrounder - HoldingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    ... allow him to get a wicket or two in the Test match. That doesn't work." Pandya made his Test debut last July in Sri Lanka, scoring a fifty in Galle and followed it with his maiden Test century in Pallekelle in his third Test. He has played nine ...

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  5. Profiles of Sri Lankan banks stable despite operating environment headwinds - Fitch RatingsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Aug 16, Colombo: Fitch Ratings maintains a negative banking-sector outlook for Sri Lanka in 2018 as operating conditions should remain challenging, which could put mild pressure on performance during the rest of 2018 and possibly 2019. Nevertheless, the performance of Sri Lankan banks under Fitch's coverage remained fairly stable through 2017 and 1Q18, and Fitch expects their credit profiles to remain broadly intact.

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  6. In Pictures: 72nd Independence Day of India celebrated in Sri LankaRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Aug 16, Colombo: The High Commission of India and the Indian expatriate community in Sri Lanka celebrated the 72nd Independence Day of India on Tuesday, 15 August 2018 at India House in Colombo. At a flag hoisting ceremony, the High Commissioner, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, unfurled the National Flag and inspected a Guard of Honor presented by the BSF contingent.

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  7. Team India hoists the Indian flag in London on Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... and the second by an innings and 159 runs at Lord's. Last year, the Indian team celebrated Independence Day in Sri Lanka where Kohli and Shastri hoisted the national flag. India are currently 0-2 down in the five-match Test series on tour to England ...

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  8. The man who served as Lieutenant General to BoseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News Today

    ... on order enforced which proclaimed one person from a family to join the INA. "Back in those days, India, Burma, Sri Lanka were considered as a single dominion and the Britons invaded the Southeast Asian countries," added Ramesh. "My father and his ...

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  9. Sri Lanka: SL military, police engineer land disputes between Tamils and Muslims in TrincomaleeRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | TamilNet Newswire

    ... thoroughly opposed to Tamil landowners claiming their lands, they said. The occupying Sinhala Navy of genocidal Sri Lanka, which is being groomed by the United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), has seized vast tracts of coastal lands ...

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  10. No openers left for India to try for third TestRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ... the XI and hope that he has a lucky day or try Cheteshwar Pujara for the slot, something that he had done against Sri Lanka in 2015, when the Saurashtra batsman carried the bat in the first innings in a series-decider. The fact that Pujara played 87 ...

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  11. Record income from Cinnamon exports last yearRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Aug 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka has obtained a record income of US$202.5 million from cinnamon exports in 2017, according to the National Cinnamon Research and Training Center under Department of Export Agriculture. It is an increase of 30 percent compared to the previous year.

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  12. Sport24.co.za | Gibson: 2019 World Cup was always the priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | News24

    The Proteas come home from their tour of Sri Lanka with more questions than answers, but coach Ottis Gibson remains adamant that the side has taken significant steps towards becoming a title-challenging outfit at the 2019 World Cup in England. The two Test matches did not go South Africa's way and they were completely outplayed, but the priority has been the World Cup for most of Gibson's year-long tenure at the helm of the national side.

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  13. Sri Lankan Premier promotes peace and reconciliation at annual feast of Madhu ChurchRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Aug 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the unity government is working to deliver long term peace to the island nation and religious festivals are important to promote peace and reconciliation. The Prime Minister made this observation while participating in the annual festival of the historic Shrine of Our lady of Madhu of in Mannar presided by the Archbishop Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith and Bishop of Mannar Most Rev.

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  14. Navy officer arrested for abduction of 11 youths given Rs. 500,000 from a Navy accountRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    ... providing false information and using the false passport has gone to Malaysia in April 2017. He has returned to Sri Lanka in March this year. And following his return, Hettiarachchi has worked as a security guard at an estate in Dompe area. The CID ...

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  15. Total Recall: First Time Ever That An MP Faces By-Election Recall PetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Online Scene

    ... scandal. In September 2017, The Daily Telegraph reported that he had taken two holidays with his family in Sri Lanka, all at the generous expense of the Sri Lankan government and failed to report this on his register of interests. Mr. Paisley Jr. ...

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  16. Sri Lanka tire project back on track with bigger scopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tire Business

    A Sri Lankan business venture has restarted construction on a tire plant in Sri Lanka, 15 months after it was suspended pending a government inquiry into various aspects of the project. Rigid Tyre Corp. Ltd., a unit of United Arab Emirates-based Onyx Group, announced plans in January 2017 to build the $77.5 million plant in Horana, 35 miles southeast of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo.

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  17. Sony Marathi aims to fill need gap in the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Indian Television

    ... Cup 2018 is all set to commence from 15 September and will see Asian neighbours - India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan - fight for the trophy. Star Sports, the official broadcaster, has released its first film for the tournament ...

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  18. NDTV India reverts to pay channel from FTARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Indian Television

    ... Cup 2018 is all set to commence from 15 September and will see Asian neighbours - India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan - fight for the trophy. Star Sports, the official broadcaster, has released its first film for the tournament ...

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  19. Sri Lanka to purchase refined petroleum productsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Colombo Page

    Aug 15, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government is considering to enter into long term contracts to purchase refined petroleum products with a view to maintaining the petroleum stocks at an optimal level. The government plans to enter into two term contracts for purchasing refined petroleum products within a period of ten months from the 01st of September 2018 up to the 30th of June 2019.

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  20. Sri Lankan rupee hits record low, Turkey woes hit emerging marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... Wednesday with Indonesia's rupiah touching a near three-year low and China's yuan hovering around 15-month lows. Sri Lanka's Central Bank Governor, Indrajit Coomaraswamy, had told reporters early this month after holding key monetary policy rates ...

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