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Tributes have been paid to a "committed" Red Cross worker who died after being attacked on Christmas Day while on holiday, the Press Association reported Khuram Shaikh, 32, from Manchester, a physiotherapist working for the International Red Cross in the Middle East, was killed in the tourist resort of Tangalle, about 100 miles south of the capital Colombo.   Unmarried Mr Shaikh was t...

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The Tamil hit song ‘Kolaveri di’ has become a hit in India and Sri Lanka thanks to its catchy beat and words. Now a Sri Lankan born British singer Arjun Coomaraswamy has released an English remix of the track in London and it has reached almost 2 million hits on YouTube. The English version of ...

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A British man killed on holiday in Sri Lanka has been described as a “committed” Red Cross worker. Khuram Shaikh, 32, from Manchester, was a physiotherapist working for the International Red Cross in Gaza. He died early on December 25 after an attack on him and a colleague in the tourist resort of Tangalle. Four people have ...

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A shocked leisure industry yesterday decried the deadly attack on tourists in Tangalle over the weekend as the biggest setback for the sector which was rebounding following the end of the war. They urged the Government and law enforcement authorities to ensure harshest punishment against those responsible whilst calling for adequate measures to ensure safety ...

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(Srilankamirror) - Upali Dharmadasa, the main contender for the presidency of Sri Lanka Cricket has said that he was confident of taking the cash-strapped body back on track if he wins the elections on January 03. He has told BBC Sandeshaya that the main reason for the SLC to be “

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LONDON (Reuters) – England captain Andrew Strauss is aiming to complete four successive Ashes series victories over Australia with wins at home in 2013 and again on the return leg in 2013-14. “Playing in back-to-back Ashes series would be a realistic goal,” Strauss told BBC radio

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36,371 people were killed on the UK’s roads in the 10 years to 2010 according to the BBC.  But despite this, the lowest number of deaths occurred in the UK’s Motorways, which would be similar to Sri Lanka’s new Highway.  The Motorways are not crash-free

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Sydney Morning HeraldSri Lanka president declared poll victorFinancial TimesMahinda Rajapaksa, the Sri Lankan president, was on Wednesday declared the winner of a second six-year term in the country's first ...World Agenda: troop movements ruined Sri Lanka's reputation, observers claimTimes OnlineSri Lanka's Fonseka seeks fresh pollAFPBeaten Sri Lankan general considers asylum in Austr...

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BBC NewsSri Lankan leg spinner Malinga Bandara signs for KentBBC NewsKent have signed Sri Lankan leg-spinner Malinga Bandara as an overseas player for the second half of next season. Bandara, 30, is due to arrive in mid to ...and more »

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Sri Lanka may take action against defeated opposition presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka, the defence secretary says.

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Robert O. Blake, Jr. Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Washington, DC February 22, 2010 ~ Interview With BBC World News ~ BBC: What is the American view of what is taking place in Sri Lanka? Live...

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The BBC's Swaminathan Natarajan reports on escalating fears about a crackdown on media and political freedom in Sri Lanka.

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Defeated Sri Lankan presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka - currently detained in military custody - is to stand in April’s parliamentary polls. Party sources told the BBC that he would lead a new opposition alliance. Sri Lanka’s authorities have meanwhile announced a raft

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Persons of Sri Lanka Peoples Party (SLPP), a constituent of ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA), caught and held N. Parameswaran, a senior Tamil journalist in Jaffna peninsula, the correspondent of BBC Tamil service and Daily Mirror, Saturday from 9:00 a.m til 9:30 in front of the SLFP

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A Sri Lankan born Tamil man has been sentenced to nearly five years of jail in Britain for creating a website trading in stolen financial information, BBC reported.

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A woman in northern Sri Lanka wins a top award from the US state department for her work to unite Muslims and Tamils.

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A woman in northern Sri Lanka wins a top award from the US state department for her work to unite Muslims and Tamils.

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fighting of the civil war took place in 2009," BBC reported. Howitt said that there should be full ...

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What to expect on 16 DecemberThe organisers behind the exciting and highly anticipated weekend set to take Colombo by storm, are ready to share their inside plans with the public. After many months of logistics and operational planning, the 16 and 17 of December is looking to promise an event unlike any event Sri Lanka ...

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A teenager was arrested on suspicion of murder over the death of a Sri Lankan  shop assistant in Merseyside, UK, the BBC reported.  Mahesh Wickramasingha, 30, died after being stabbed in the neck while working at Stanley News in Kingsway, Huyton on 29 November. A police spokesman

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(Srilankamirror) - Convicted Sri Lankan-born hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam has arrived at a US federal prison to begin serving the longest-ever sentence for insider trading. Rajaratnam, who was sentenced to 11 years in jail, reported to a facility in Massachusetts, BBC Sandeshaya reports

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By Peter Day The Ray Wijewardene Charitable Trust that continues the legacy and the vision of the late Sri Lankan innovator is organising the inaugural ‘Ray Wijewardene Memorial Lecture’ to be held on 13 December 2011. The Ray Wijewardene Charitable Trust organises the lecture with the Institution of Engineers of Sri Lanka – of which ...

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Dec 04, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has promised to resolve the issue of delayed payment of salaries to the players of the national cricket team next week, BBC reported.

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Srilankamirror - The International Cricket Council (ICC) has said it is currently discussing with the international cricket players union to look for a solution to the non-payment of Sri Lanka player salaries. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has told the BBC Sinhala service in October that the players

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Srilankamirror - A 30-year-old Sri Lankan has died after being stabbed in the neck while working in a Merseyside store, the BBC reports. Merseyside Police said the man was found with a knife wound to his neck at Stanley News on Kingsway in Huyton at about 21:00 GMT on Tuesday

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Srilankamirror - The Road Development Authority (RDA) has said there may be a few lapses in the Southern Expressway since it is the country’s first expressway. Head of the RDA, Ranjith Premasiri has told BBC that there may be a few lapses. “This is the first (such) experience

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right to contest the upcoming elections for SLC. Sumathipala has told BBC Sandeshsaya that former interim ...

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injuries to his aged mother. The attack comes hours after an interview by Mr. Anaimukan to BBC Tamil ...

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(BBC) Conservationists in Sri Lanka have welcomed a decision by US-based multinational food firm Dole to abandon plans for a huge banana plantation. Campaigners say Dole had hoped to team up with a local company, Letsgrow Ltd, to plant the bananas in Somawathiya National Park. The park is home

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Sri Lankan conservationists couldnt be happier at the news of multinational food firm Dole based in the US abandoning plans to start a banana plantation at a national park, the BBC website reported. Conservationists quoted by the site said Dole had hoped to team up with a local company

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