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Oct 28, 2016 4:00:00 PM- nation.lk
There was a lot of excitement last Friday at the Ananda College Grounds in Maradana where players representing as many as 16 teams had gathered to exhibit their skills in a seven-a-side rugby tournament. The players were all psyched up; jerseys on and bootlaces tied in a knot. But the sound of studs thumping on The post All eyes on school rugby ‘goldmine’ appeared first on The Nation.
Oct 28, 2016 3:58:00 PM- nation.lk
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Oct 28, 2016 3:56:00 PM- nation.lk
Daily Activ has come forward as the nutritional sponsor of the rugby team of Havelock Sports Club for the 2016/17 domestic rugby season. President of Havelock Sports Club Lal Silva (centre) accepts the sponsorship documents from Lanka Milk Foods (CWE) PLC Brand Manager Thilina Dhananjaya Senaratne at a press conference held in connection with the The post Daily Activ to nourish Havies rugby appea...
Oct 28, 2016 3:54:00 PM- nation.lk
Says the foregone conclusion that Kandy SC will win the league title won’t be the case this time Kandy Sports Club might be looking to add another title to their trophy cabinet, but Sri Lanka Rugby football Union (SLRFU) President Asanga Seneviratne believes that there can be a surprise awaiting rugby fans this season. “The The post SLRFU boss wants fans to count on other teams appeared first on ...
Oct 28, 2016 3:52:00 PM- nation.lk
Ananda College and Ave Maria College emerged overall champions at the All Island Inter-school Junior tennis tournament titled ‘Cool Tennis’ worked off from October 21 – 23 at the SLTA courts at Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha. The tournament was organised for the sixth time by the SLTA with support from the International Tennis Federation which The post Ananda, Ave Maria Colleges emerge overall...
Oct 28, 2016 3:50:00 PM- nation.lk
Lanka Powerboat Association (LPA), Sri Lanka’s representative for the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM), will conduct two UIM Propstar Official Trainer Courses for new powerboat trainers. The first course will run from Monday, November 7-11, followed by the second course which will be held from November 15 to 18. The principal aim of the programme is The post LPA to conduct powerboat train...
Oct 28, 2016 3:16:59 PM- adaderana.lk
President Maithripala Sirisena stated that our country always achieved victories through major irrigation projects and marking a dawn of a new era in the agricultural sector of our country, the works of many major irrigation projects will be initiated in the next few months.
Oct 28, 2016 8:00:57 PM- ft.lk
How to prevent, detect and respond to brain strokes   By Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh  The human brain is uniquely complex. The billions of neurons it contains provide the substance of reason and thought, while the functions it controls define our every move.  But when the brain is deprived of blood and the oxygen it carries, or when bleeding inundates surrounding tis...
Oct 28, 2016 8:00:11 PM- ft.lk
  By K.C. Somaratna Introduction We should be thankful to Dr. Lareef Zubair and his team at the Foundation for Environment, Climate and Technology (FECT) for writing a very well-illustrated article on the ongoing drought in Sri Lanka. It starts by saying that (a) its intensity compares with the initial phase of the major drought in 2013 and (b) it shall like
Oct 28, 2016 8:00:11 PM- ft.lk
  “The sailor cannot see the North, but knows the needle can” – Emily Dickinson, in a letter to a mentor, T.W. Higginson, seeking an honest evaluation of her talent (1862)     By Asanga Abeyagoonasekera  The young soldiers and Tamilians who sacrificed their lives to
Oct 28, 2016 8:00:10 PM- ft.lk
By K. Godage It appears that we are sunk in debt; the official estimate of what Sri Lanka currently owes its financiers is $64.9 billion — $8 billion of which is owned by China. The country’s debt-to-GDP currently stands around 75% and 95.4% of all Government revenue is currently going towards debt repayment. This debt situation is clearly not sustainable, but there’s more: ...
Oct 28, 2016 8:00:38 PM- ft.lk
COPE finds ex-CBSL Governor ‘directly responsible’ for Treasury bond fiasco  Recommends legal action against Governor, other officials and implicated companies  PM says COPE report is “victory for Parliament”  Ranil promises debate on report, says report will be sent to AG JO wants full debat
Oct 28, 2016 3:16:00 PM- nation.lk
Still recovering from the aftereffects of President MaithripalaSirisena’s speech regarding the Bribery Commission and the subsequent resignation of Bribery Commissioner Dilrukshi Wickramasinghe, the government this week encountered another hurdle: the controversy surrounding the sale of Central Bank Treasury Bonds. The focus of attention in this instance is a company linked to the son-in-law of fo...
Oct 28, 2016 3:14:00 PM- nation.lk
The recent statements made by northern province chief minister Vigneswaran, Pongu Thamil rally, the sword attack on two state intelligence officers for which the responsibility has been claimed by Aavagroup, an incident where a police officer was attacked with a bottle while he was trying to control a crowd and other acts of violence, all The post Northern developments may hamper devolution of p...
Oct 28, 2016 3:10:00 PM- nation.lk
Still recovering from the aftereffects of President MaithripalaSirisena’s speech regarding the Bribery Commission and the subsequent resignation of Bribery Commissioner Dilrukshi Wickramasinghe, the government this week encountered another hurdle: the controversy surrounding the sale of Central Bank Treasury Bonds. The focus of attention in this instance is a company linked to the son-in-law of fo...
Oct 28, 2016 3:08:00 PM- nation.lk
Deputy Minister, Women’s and Child Affairs, Vijayakala Maheswaran outlined the importance of the implementation of a National Policy for women-headed households. Speaking to the Nation, she emphasized the importance of a holistic approach to help women by understanding their financial and psychological situation. Following are excerpts: Q. Can you explain the process that has been The post ‘...
Oct 28, 2016 3:06:00 PM- nation.lk
It has been seven years since Vasanthi lost almost everything in her life. Her husband was one of the victims of the brutal war which ended in 2009. Her life virtually ended with him. But she had to live on to look after her children who are still schooling. “It has been a struggle all The post Ghost of war still haunt women appeared first on The Nation.
Oct 28, 2016 3:04:00 PM- nation.lk
Prasanna Vithanage, writer, director, producer and distributer of the Sinhala documentary film Usaviya Nihandai, in English ‘Silence of the Court’, Prasanna Vithanage spoke to weekend Nation regarding the controversy surrounding his film which is described as a filmmaker’s quest to unearth the cause of an injustice where two women were denied justice and a journalist The post Justice delayed is...
Oct 28, 2016 3:02:00 PM- nation.lk
In a startling revelation, the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development and the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources admitted that departmental inspectors and law enforcement officials were obtaining bribes for the release of fishermen and their equipment taken into custody for illegal fishing. This shocking revelation comes in the wake of a recent The post Bribery in fish...
Oct 28, 2016 3:00:00 PM- nation.lk
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) have commenced crucial discussions in order to reach an understanding pertaining to several key issues such as the merger of the Northern and Eastern Provinces. The discussions have commenced in light of the drafting a new Constitution which is currently underway. According to The post Tamils, Muslims hold talks appeared f...
Oct 28, 2016 2:58:00 PM- nation.lk
Economists last week urged the government to set up a proper administrative mechanism in selected areas prior to the opening up of the labour market while emphasizing that opening up of the market without doing so would have disastrous ramifications. Head of the Department of Economics of the Faculty of Arts of the University of The post Sri Lanka has no hardworking attitude appeared first on T...
Oct 28, 2016 2:56:00 PM- nation.lk
The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) on Friday (28) presented the report to Parliament regarding the issuing of Treasury bonds by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) during the tenure of its former governor, Arjuna Mahendran. The report had said that Mahendran was directly responsible and recommended legal action against the former governor. Mahendran, The post Mahendran implicated appeare...
Oct 28, 2016 2:54:00 PM- nation.lk
The College of Anaesthesiologists and Intensivists of Sri Lanka has called on the government, health authorities and officials to conduct nationwide audits regarding issues in critical care, morbidity and mortality in relation to anaesthetizing and surgeries while ensuring the safety of patients. President of the College, Dr. Kanishka Indraratne has also bemoaned the shortage of The post Health g...
Oct 28, 2016 2:52:00 PM- nation.lk
The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) warned all users of telecommunications equipment in particular of mobile phones to purchase such products solely from reputed dealers who import them in a proper manner. Mobile phones from dealers registered with the TRCSL and imported through the Customs in the proper manner also contain a sticker The post Warning for mobile phone...
Oct 28, 2016 2:50:00 PM- nation.lk
Sri Lanka’s Mine Detection Dog (MDD) Alvin and its handler Lance Corporal Nawarathne of the Army Engineers Humanitarian Demining Unit, were selected as the MDD team of the year at the Annual “Clearing the Path” Gala 2016 organized by The Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI) of Washington D.C last week The Marshall Legacy Institute, is an The post SL emerges demining team of the year appeared first on ...
Oct 28, 2016 2:48:00 PM- nation.lk
Elections monitoring bodies yet again called on the Election Commission to use powers afforded to it by the Constitution and via case law to hold elections in 60 Local Government authorities which are free of any issues related to delimitation. In a letter to the Chairman of the Election Commission, Mahinda Deshapriya and Members of The post Another call to hold LG polls appeared first on The Nat...
Oct 28, 2016 8:01:22 PM- www.ft.lk
By Chamodi Gunawardana Marking the 26th anniversary of Muslim people evicted from the north, All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) Leader and Minister Rishad Bathiudeen yesterday urged the Government to create an overarching policy to provide land and other resources for all Internally Displaced People (IDPs) to return to their original homes.    Bathiudeen also called for
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