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  1. Outgoing Anglican priest calls for support for Ballarat policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Courier

    ... drug addiction. Prior to moving to Ballarat in 1997, he spent years helping drug addicted youth on the streets of Sri Lanka into rehabilitation. "I have always been drawn to working with the communities and being there for people in times of need," ...

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  2. Lahiru Thirimanne returns home with back injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Cricket World

    Sri Lankan batsman Lahiru Thirimanne has flown back home due to a back injury and Niroshan Dickwella replaces him in the One-Day International squad for the remainder of the series against England. Dickwella, a wicket-keeper batsman, is currently a part of the touring Sri Lanka A team in the United Kingdom and he was also the member of the Test squad earlier in the campaign against England.

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  3. Sri Lanka, India's AP governments to work together to promote tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Colombo Page

    June 27, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrema and Chief Minister of India's Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu today held a meeting in Tianjin city in China and discussed the possibility of the two governments working together to promote tourism. Both the Sri Lankan minister and the Chief Minister are in Tianjin to attend the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016 also known as "Summer Davos Forum", which opened on Sunday.

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  4. Cooper gets special Lords treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    Cooper leapt at the chance to bowl to Sri Lanka and England at Lord's ahead of their recently completed test series. "The head coach of the MCC , who I know very well through playing a bit with him earlier this year, got in touch about a week before," he said.

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  5. For 2nd Consecutive Year, Sri Lanka Tea Board to Set Up Exclusive Pavilion at 4th World Tea & CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | PR Log

    June 26, 2016 - PRLog -- Mumbai, India, June 27th, 2016 -- In view of the encouraging demand for its tea in India, the Sri Lanka Tea Board will be participating in India's only tea and coffee trade fair, World Tea & Coffee Expo , Mumbai through an exclusive Pavilion for the second consecutive year. The 4th edition of this annual event at Mumbai, India will be held from October 20th to October 22nd 2016.

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  6. England v Sri Lanka: Third ODI at Bristol abandoned after rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | BBC News

    England and Sri Lanka were thwarted in the third one-day international at Bristol as rain allowed just four overs of the hosts' run chase. Sri Lanka made 248-9 after half-centuries from Kusal Mendis , Dinesh Chandimal and captain Angelo Mathews , as Liam Plunkett took 3-46 .

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  7. Sri Lankan government last year exceeded borrowing limits by 100 percent - Marxist PartyRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 26 | Colombo Page

    June 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna says the current unity government has exceeded the approved borrowing limits for last year 100 percent. JVP Financial Secretary, Parliamentarian Sunil Handunneththi said the government has exceeded the borrowing limit established by the parliament for last year.

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  8. Sri Lanka PM says government will take measures to counter economic fallout from BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Colombo Page

    June 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the government will take measures to counter the economic fallout from the Brexit, the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union. As stock markets and currencies have tumbled in the wake of Britain's historic vote to leave the EU, Sri Lanka is concerned about Brexit's impact on the island nation's economy as 40 percent of trade agreements between Sri Lanka and the European Union is with the UK.

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  9. Cluster bombs in war zones: Lanka rejects link with govt. forcesRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 26 | Newkerala.com

    ... any connection with the government forces. "How do you know that the sites, as shown in the pictures, are in Sri Lanka? How do you say that these bombs belong to the Sri Lanka Army? What is the basis?" the Guardian quoted him as saying. Senaratne ...

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  10. Sri Lanka's Tamil press loses faith in UNHRC's commitment to rendering justice - reportRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 26 | Colombo Page

    June 26, Colombo: The Tamil press in Sri Lanka, which was very hopeful that the UN Human Rights Council would render justice to Tamil victims of the last phased of the war against the LTTE, has now lost faith in the international body's commitment to the goals it had set for itself in the resolution it passed at its 30th session in September last year, according to a report in New Indian Express. Despite strong and continued interest in securing international support for the Lankan Tamil cause, the Tamil press showed "little optimism" that the on-going 32nd session of the UNHRC will yield tangible positive outcomes, says Verite Research in its bulletin on local media coverage of prominent Lankan issues in the past week.

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  11. Secrets of Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Manila Bulletin

    Sri Lanka, a pear-shaped island, its capital Colombo located at its southern tip jutting into the Indian Ocean. Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon-though it's still Ceylonese rather than Sri Lankan tea-is hot and humid , with sandy beaches along its coastal plain, primarily an agriculture-based economy where nearly half of the people are farmers and half of the country is forest or open woodland, and much like the Philippines experiences tropical monsoon weather.

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  12. Sri Lanka: Colombo maintains ethnic chauvinism, majoritarianism in North-East: Bishop PonniahRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | TamilNet Newswire

    Rev. Dr. Joesph Ponniah in a recent interview to TamilNet. Some of the root causes to the escalation of ethnic conflict were SL State-backed Sinhala colonization of lands in the North and East and the discrimination in providing equal opportunities.

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  13. England vs Sri Lanka 2016, 3rd ODI at Bristol: Alex Hales vs Suranga Lakmal and other key clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | CricketCountry.com

    Sri Lanka's tour to England will continue as the teams will take on each other in the third One-Day International of the five-match series in Bristol. The hosts head into this fixture with upper-hand, thanks to their record win in the previous game.

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  14. ENG vs SL 2016, Live Cricket Score Updates & Ball by Ball commentary: 3rd ODI at BristolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | CricketCountry.com

    Sri Lanka would like to avenge the second ODI defeat with a win here and aim to square things off A Getty Images Hosts England take on visitors Sri Lanka in the third of the five-match One-Day International series at the County Ground in Bristol on Sunday. England, who have been in stellar form in the limited-overs format, would look to continue the good form, as they aim to win another ODI series on their home soil, as they challenge the mighty Sri Lankan Lions, who too are a giant side, and are known to be a deadly side in the ODI format.

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  15. ENG vs SL 2016, 3rd ODI, Live Scores, online Streaming & Latest UpdatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | CricketCountry.com

    Hosts England take on visitors Sri Lanka in the third of the five-match One-Day International series at Bristol on Sunday, as the live cricket streaming of the match is available on starsports.com and Hotstar, while the live telecast of the match is available on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports HD1. England head into this one on the back of a 10-wicket thumping of the visitors.

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  16. Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa writes to Indian PM again on fishermen issueRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Colombo Page

    June 25, Chennai: Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu state J. Jayalalithaa has written to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi again urging him to secure the release of all fishermen and their boats in Sri Lankan custody. Following the rescue of five Tamil Nadu fishermen drifted into Sri Lankan waters by Sri Lanka Navy personnel on Thursday and their remand by a court in Jaffna, the Chief Minister wrote that the incident "appears to be an inhumane act of arresting fishermen in distress at sea."

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  17. Sri Lanka's MAS Holdings announces opening a plant in HaitiRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Colombo Page

    June 25, Caracol, Haiti: Sri Lankan conglomerate specializing in manufacturing of clothing lingerie, MAS Holdings has announced that it will soon open plants in the Caracol Industrial Park in Haiti. At a reception organized by the National Society of Industrial Parks on Wednesday, the Deputy Chairman of MAS Holdings Sharad Amalean has announced the implantation of plants of the intimate apparel manufacturer in Caracol Industrial Park, Haiti Libre reported.

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  18. Sri Lankan national wanted on Interpol red notice arrested in U.S.Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Colombo Page

    June 25, Washington: A Sri Lankan national, who was a subject of an Interpol red notice from Sri Lanka for fraud, has been arrested in the United States. Pothuvilage Ushan Bernard Karunaratne, 38, of Sri Lanka, was arrested on June 21 in Fort Worth, Texas, in a nationwide operation.

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  19. Sri Lanka focuses on generating power from renewable sourcesRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Colombo Page

    June 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka will focus on generating power from renewable sources and will construct environmentally friendly power plants in future, Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya says. Speaking at an event in Anuradhapura today, the Minister said it is the government's responsibility to generate power while preserving the environment.

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  20. Police bust drug racket operating around nightclubs in Sri Lankan capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Colombo Page

    June 25, Colombo: The Police Narcotic Bureau of Sri Lanka Police on Friday has busted a drug racket operating around several nightclubs in capital Colombo and arrested three people seizing drugs worth over Rs. 600,000.

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