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  1. Sri Lanka arrests nearly 550 deserters in army clean-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... stand guard outside the police station at Weliweriya, on the outskirts of Colombo. (File photo: AFP) COLOMBO: Sri Lanka arrested nearly 550 soldiers in a single day as it reigns in the mass desertion that's plagued the armed forces since the end of ...

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  2. New Zealand a 'nice challenge' for the ProteasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Iol.co.za

    ... to an intriguing plot. Supplement this with the fact that New Zealand are significantly stronger opposition than Sri Lanka, especially in their unique conditions in regards to drop-in pitches, vague field dimensions and inclement weather, it could ...

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  3. A soldier's account of the Sri Lanka warRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Nerve News

    ... Kamal Gunaratne is no ordinary soldier. An infantryman, he led the 53 Division - the most powerful Division in the Sri Lanka Army - that killed the LTTE founder leader, Velupillai Prabhakaran, in May 2009, bringing the curtains down on a conflict ...

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  4. Sri Lankan rupee edges down on importer dollar demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Reuters

    ... allowed the currency to gradually depreciate since mid-December, revising its spot reference rate multiple times. Sri Lanka's central bank governor, Indrajit Coomaraswamy, said on Wednesday that the bank was not planning to abruptly scrap its ...

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  5. Sri Lanka envoy seeks compatriots' support for Saudi authorities to implement Vision 2030Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Colombo Page

    Feb 13, Riyadh: Sri Lanka's Ambassador to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Azmi Thassim has urged the Sri Lankan community in the Kingdom to cooperate with Saudi authorities to implement Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program 2020. Speaking at Sri Lanka's 69th Independence Day celebrations organized by the Sri Lanka Cultural Forum in Dammam on Friday, the Ambassador urged the Sri Lankan community in the Eastern Province, to contribute to the progress and development of the Kingdom, and to build a better Sri Lanka.

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  6. National Chamber Seminar on 'Bilateral Trade between Sri Lanka and Japan' February 21Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Colombo Page

    Feb 13, Colombo: The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka will hold a session on 'Bilateral Trade between Sri Lanka and Japan' next week. The seminar will be held on Tuesday 21 February 2017 from 3.00 to 4.30 p.m. at the National Chamber Auditorium on D R Wijewardene Mawatha in Colombo.

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  7. 'You won't see fat men play cricket anymore'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Indian Express

    ... of opportunities. We have to improve in Tests, and that can come from more opportunities. What's the deal with Sri Lanka coaches? So many have been employed by Bangladesh in the recent years. The current head coach, Chandika Hathurasinghe, is also ...

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  8. Darren Lehmann's message to Justin Langer ahead of Sri Lanka Twenty20 seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Darren Lehmann has urged stand-in coach Justin Langer to ensure Australia exacts some revenge on Sri Lanka in the three-match Twenty20 home series starting this week. Lehmann will leave the well-credentialled Langer to his own devices as he focuses his own attention on getting the Test squad ready for the series in India.

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  9. Mushy's guts bring gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Daily Star

    ... was the fifth of his career and the fifth country that he has scored a ton in. He now has centuries in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, West Indies, New Zealand and India. He is also the only wicketkeeper-batsman who has scored four centuries away from home ...

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  10. Mega irrigation project to provide water to North Western Province to commence tomorrowRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Colombo Page

    Feb 12, Colombo: A mega irrigation project to provide water to Sri Lanka's North Western Province will commence tomorrow under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. Addressing an event in Kurunegala today, the President said the Wayamba peoples' cry for water will come to an end tomorrow.

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  11. Using an acoustic telemetry array to assess fish volumetric space...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | CSIRO Publishing

    ... Global water demand projections: past, present and future. (International Water Management Institute: Colombo, Sri Lanka.) Available at [Verified 2 January 2017]. ). ...

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  12. Sri Lanka: Protests over disappearances, land seizuresRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 4 | Green Left Weekly

    ... Lankan Army on May 18, 2009. Many thousands of other Tamils have also disappeared in a similar way. February 4 is Sri Lanka's independence day. Northern Provincial Council member Kandiah Sarveswaran said that February 4 is a "black day" for Tamils, ...

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  13. Sri Lanka President calls for action against officials responsible for damaging environmentRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Colombo Page

    Feb 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena says following inquiries action will be taken to punish government officials responsible for damaging the environment. Addressing the opening of the 'Haritha Sihinaya' educational and environmental exhibition held in Kurunegala today, the President said many new facts regarding the soil excavation racket in Divulapitiya have come to light and the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau should be held responsible for the controversial removal of earth.

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  14. Broad discussion of LIRNEasia's online freelancing researchRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | LIRNEasia

    ... Sri Lankans. This probably concludes one of our most successful dissemination efforts in the official languages of Sri Lanka, other than English.

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  15. Faf's 'purple patch' bodes well for the Proteas in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Iol.co.za

    ... in the next few weeks and then further down the line when they challenge for the Champions Trophy. The closest Sri Lanka got to winning a game in the series was the 40-run defeat they suffered at Newlands in the fourth match - and even that was ...

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  16. Ex-LTTE leader forms political party, to raise Tamil concerns13 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | India.com

    Colombo, Feb 12 A former top LTTE leader who later became a minister in the Mahinda Rajapaksa government has launched a new political party to raise issues related to minority Tamils in Sri Lanka's North and East. Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan, better known as Karuna Amman, commanded the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam - which waged a nearly three-decade-long ethnic conflict demanding a separate Tamil homeland - in the Eastern Province.

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  17. Sri Lanka calls new tenders for petroleum resources development in M2 block of Mannar BasinRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Colombo Page

    ... in the wells Dorado and Barracuda in the offshore Block SL 2007-01-001. Cairn Lanka exited its operations in Sri Lanka following the drastic drop in crude oil prices in 2015. The block will be offered for licensing this year, including the Barracuda ...

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  18. Sri Lanka's former rebel leader forms partyRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Nerve News

    Colombo, Feb 12 - Former Tamil Tiger leader Vinayagamoorthi Muralitharan has formed a new party to voice the concerns of the Tamils in Sri Lanka, the media reported on Sunday. Muralitharan alias Karuna, who broke away from the LTTE in 2004 and was sworn in as a deputy minister in the previous government, blamed the main Tamil party -- Tamil National Alliance -- for not doing enough to represent the concerns of the Tamils, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  19. Former Vice President of SLFP and deputy minister Karuna Amman forms a new political partyRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Colombo Page

    Feb 12, Colombo: The former LTTE leader turned deputy minister of the former Sri Lankan government Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman yesterday launched a new political party to voice the concerns of minority Tamils in the North and East. Muralitharan, who was appointed as a vice president of Sri Lanka Freedom Party by the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, launched the "Tamil United Freedom Party" on Saturday in Batticaloa.

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  20. Sri Lanka Navy takes part in Pakistan's AMAN-17 multinational naval exerciseRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | Colombo Page

    Feb 12, Karachi: Sri Lanka Navy is taking part in Pakistan's AMAN-17 multinational naval exercise kicked off on February 10 in the North Arabian Sea in Karachi. The multinational naval exercise is held from February 10 to 14 with the participation of 37 countries.

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