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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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"The ban on TamilNet is the first instance of what the Free Media Movement believes may soon be a slippery slope of web and internet censorship in Sri Lanka," BBC reported on 20th June 2007 when local reports indicated that access to TamilNet was blocked by unannounced directives to service

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Will the LLRC report re-write history? Sri Lanka’s Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission will issue its report soon (hopefully to the public). It is not necessary to mention leaks; it is enough to simply look at the initial statement of purpose. “To inquire and report on the following matters that may have taken place during ...

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Sarath Fonseka, the former army Chief who led the Sri Lankan Army to completely wipe out the LTTE has been jailed for three years for implicating the government in war crimes. The court has ruled out that he lent credence to allegations the defence secretary ordered Tamil Tigers to be killed as they tried to surrender ...

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Colombo is beefing up security ahead of the delivery of the verdict in the controversial white flag case against former army commander General Sarath Fonseka. While there are reports that a key witness against Fonseka has fled the country in fear on a Cathay Pacific Flight bound for Hong Kong, police have also moved in a ...

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(Srilankamirror) - Hirunika Premachandra has welcomed the court order to arrest MP Duminda Silva in connection with the killing of her father, presidential advisor Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra. Speaking to the BBC from an undisclosed location outside Sri Lanka, she has said that the news

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BBC Sandeshaya says that it reliably learns that a brand new Aston Martin car has been hurriedly imported to Colombo by a wealthy businessman. The new Rs. 55 million sports car has been brought using a specially chartered aeroplane from UK. Former Sri Lanka Cricket chairman Upali Dharmadasa

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Offering epic safari adventures, Chaaya Wild transcends expectations and enthrals nature enthusiastsBy Marianne David If there’s one message that Yala reinforces, it’s the fact Sri Lanka is so abundantly blessed – a miracle in many ways. Despite its rising position as a hotspot for leopards being temporarily halted in its tracks during the latter stages ...

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In an exclusive interview with the Daily FT, Keells Hotel Management Services Head of Eco Tourism and Special Projects Chitral Jayatilake said that over the years, Yala has progressed from being a great place to go on safari to a great place to see leopards. According to Jayatilake, the transition took place over the last ...

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(Srilankamirror) - The convicted insider trader, Sri Lankan born Raj Rajaratnam, has been handed a record fine by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a civil case. A judge ordered the former founder of Galleon Group, a hedge fund, to pay 92.8 million dollars in penalties, BBC reports

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The inaugural Colombo Night Races and the second Electric Peacock Festival will take place this December, taking entertainment in Colombo to another level. The organisers of both events promise the country a weekend like never before, packed with fast cars and stellar music acts. The two events will take place on 16 and 17 of ...

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Indian Congress Parliamentarian Sudarshan Nachchiappan has emphatically mentioned that the propaganda carried out by the Diaspora with regard to Sri Lanka cannot be endorsed. He invited the Diaspora to visit their motherland and witness the real situation. In a special interview with the BBC Tamil

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Following is the address delivered by Senior Minister for International Monetary Cooperation Dr. Sarath Amunugama at the fourth South Asia Economic Summit (SAES IV) Plenary Session: In the aftermath of the global economic crisis, there has been a noticeable shift in economic clout, moving from the USA and the debt-plagued countries of the Eurozone, to ...

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Races are scheduled to kick off from 7.00p.m on 17 December By Kshanika Argent For the first time in Sri Lanka’s history (with the exception of a brief period in the 60’s) Colombo will witness night races at the inaugural Colombo Night Races which coincides with the second Electric Peacock Festival, scheduled for this December. ...

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‘World Chall-enge’ is a global contest conducted by BBC TV, Newsweek and Shell. During its six-year existence, Sri Lanka has been able to win the top prize not once, but twice. In 2006, it was ‘Maximus,’ a firm making paper out of elephant dung, that won this prestigious

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During the Leaders’ Forum of the 36th session of the UNESCO General Conference held on 26th October this year, Prof. Tissa Vitarana, Senior Minister for Scientific Affairs, made a statement based on the theme of the discussion “How does UNESCO contribute to building a culture of peace and to sustainable development”. Speaking at a plenary ...

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British Prime Minister David Cameron urged Sri Lanka on Sunday to make progress on human rights before it hosts the next Commonwealth leaders meeting in 2013 to prevent the likelihood of boycotts, AFP reported. Cameron said he pressed President Mahendra Rajapaske during this year's Commonwealth heads of government meeting in Australia to show that Colombo did not "have things to hide" fol...

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There seems to be a link between Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), illegal drugs and the recent murder of a presidential advisor, says the owner of a private media network. Shan Wickramsinghe, the owner of the TNL media network, told BBC Sandeshaya that ...

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(Srilankamirror) - Players of the Sri Lanka national cricket team have not been paid in the past several months, the BBC reports. About 100 contracted players are not paid since Sri Lanka co-hosted the World Cup together with India and Bangladesh, it reports.

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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has confirmed that the national cricketers have not been paid their salaries for months. About 100 contracted players are not paid since Sri Lanka co-hosted the World Cup together with India and Bangladesh, BBC report. .

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Sri Lankan represents global team of entrepreneursAspirations Edu-cation’s General Manager Deepamala Abeysekera became the only Sri Lankan to represent a group of 30 entrepreneurs in the world from, USA, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa, to read for her postgraduate studies in entrepreneurship at the University of Cambridge. Cambridge has acquired an international reputation as an ...

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