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By Dr Upul Wijayawardhana Whilst THE USA and its allies continue to hound Sri Lanka for defeating terrorism, finding flimsy excuses for their warped actions, they seem to be turning a blind eye to the atrocities committed by their ally, Israel which continues to massacre the innocent breaking all rules with impunity. Their hypocrisy seems […]

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Four people have died and 16 are injured after a two-storey building collapsed on the Spanish island of Majorca, local emergency services say. Several people are believed to be trapped at the site of the Medusa Beach Club, a beachside restaurant on Cartago Street in the regional capital Palma de Majorca. The incident reportedly happened […]

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British Olympic swimming champion David Wilkie has died at the age of 70. The Scot won 200m breaststroke gold in Montreal in 1976, as well as two Olympic silver medals and three world titles. His family released a statement saying: “It is with great sadness that the family of David Wilkie MBE announce that he […]

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A British Sri Lankan, Veterinary surgeon, Brin Pirathapan, has claimed the prestigious title of MasterChef Champion 2024, triumphing at the end of the 20th series of TV’s biggest cooking competition. Brin was awarded the coveted MasterChef trophy by judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace on BBC

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A British town’s new mayor is a refugee from Sri Lanka who will be the first Hindu to hold the position.The post Sri Lankan refugee makes history as mayor in British town appeared first on Sri Lanka News | Breaking News & Top Stories in Sri Lanka | ONLANKA.

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A refugee from Sri Lanka has become a Mayor in a UK town and the first Hindu to hold the position. Labour councillor Elango Elavalakan has taken over the ceremonial role after a unanimous vote at Ipswich Borough Council’s annual meeting. “I’m so happy today, and very proud to be mayor of this great town,” said Mr […]

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Singapore's long-serving Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is stepping down, marking the end of a political era for the island nation.The post End of Lee era for Singapore as Prime Minister steps down appeared first on Sri Lanka News | Breaking News & Top Stories in Sri Lanka | ONLANKA.

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[…]The post Modi’s Wolf Worrier Diplomacy Opens A Window For China In South Asia appeared first on Colombo Telegraph.

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Labour Tribunal of Kalutara, Sri Lanka has ruled that the British Broadcasting Corporation s (BBC) decision to prematurely terminate the contract of top journalist Azzam Ameen was unreasonable and unjustifiable .

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been ordered to pay Rs 4.5 million to Sri Lankan journalist Azzam Ameen as compensation. The Labour Tribunal of Kalutara, Sri Lanka had earlier ruled that the BBC’s decision to prematurely end the contract of journalist Azzam Ameen

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A serving UK Metropolitan Police officer has been found guilty and sentenced for assaulting an innocent man, originally from Sri Lanka, after mistaking him for a criminal. The Met Police officer has been given a 12-week suspended sentence for assaulting the man he thought was the perpetrator of a crime rather than the victim. PC […]

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Scotland suffered a heavy 10-wicket defeat against Sri Lanka in the second game of their T20 World Cup qualifier in Abu Dhabi. Sri Lanka, having won the toss and chosen to field first, got off to a perfect start when Darcey Carter was dismissed for a three-ball duck. Captain Kathryn Bryce struck a stylish 22, […]

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By Easwaran Rutnam The Sri Lanka labour court ruled against the BBC for prematurely terminating the contract of top journalist Azzam Ameen.  Issuing a judgement, the Labour Court ruled that ending the contract of BBC Sri Lanka correspondent Azzam Ameen was unreasonable and unjustifiable

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has suspended public duties to “stop and reflect” on whether to remain in the job, after a court opened a preliminary inquiry into his wife. In a statement, the Spanish leader said he urgently needed to decide “whether I should continue to lead the government or renounce this honour”. The […]

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[…]The post Iran-Israeli Tit For Tat, India’s Vote Marathon & Lanka’s Long Election Eve appeared first on Colombo Telegraph.

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A Sri Lankan born Brit is competing in the fourth heat of MasterChef 2024 in the UK. Global phenomenon MasterChef is back for a stellar 20th series, on BBC iPlayer and BBC One, the BBC reported. MasterChef judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace embark on an exhilarating journey across eight weeks

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Turkey’s main opposition party has claimed big election victories in the main cities of Istanbul and Ankara. The results are a significant blow for Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who had hoped to regain control of the cities less than a year after he claimed a third term as president. He led the campaign to win in […]

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Ceremonies have been taking place across the world to mark the most important festival in the Christian calendar – Easter.   Jesus was resurrected on Easter Sunday, the Bible says, days after dying on the cross on Good Friday. It is traditional for many to attend services on Saturday evening as well as on Sunday. […]

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The bodies of two people have been recovered from a red pickup truck, which was under water where the Baltimore bridge collapsed. Eight construction workers were on the bridge when a ship struck it, plunging them into the waters below. Two of the workers were rescued on the day, but the search continues for the […]

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By the time the crew of the Dali, a massive 948ft (289m) container ship, realised what was happening, it was already far too late. The vessel – at the very start of a 27-day journey from the port of Baltimore to Sri Lanka – completely lost power after leaving the port and was hurtling towards […]

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Angelo Mathews was overlooked but  Sri Lanka skipper Chamari Athapaththu was picked in England’s The Hundred draft. David Warner was among a number of big names to miss out on selection at The Hundred draft. But former Australia captain Meg Lanning will appear in the women’s competition for the first time after being drafted by […]

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Canadian police are describing the deaths of members of a Sri Lankan family, including four young children, in Ottawa as a “mass killing”. Police say the six victims were newcomers to Canada, and the youngest was less than three months old. A 19-year-old student from Sri Lanka who lived with the family has been charged […]

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A New Zealand court has ordered NZ$10m (£4.8m; $6m) in compensation to the victims of the White Island volcano disaster, where 22 people died. In December 2019, 47 people were touring the volcano when it erupted, killing nearly half of the group and gravely injuring everyone else. The firms which owned the island and operated […]

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An organiser of a “whites only” party in Sri Lanka has apologised after the event sparked a backlash online. The event’s advertisement specified a white dress code, but also had a line saying “Face control: White” – which was largely interpreted to mean the event was open only to white people. An organiser later said […]

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A group of Sri Lankan asylum seekers on an isolated British island territory have told UN investigators they feel unsafe and forgotten, as they reported sexual assaults and harassment of children, as well as self-harm and suicide attempts. Inspectors from the UN’s refugee agency visited Diego Garcia, in the Indian Ocean, to check on their […]

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Pathum Nissanka became the first Sri Lanka batter to score a double one-day international century in a 42-run win over Afghanistan in Pallekele. Nissanka’s unbeaten 210, which included 20 fours and eight sixes from 139 balls, is the joint fifth-highest individual score in ODIs. His effort eclipses Sanath Jayasuriya’s long-standing one-day mark of 189 for […]

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